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Coast to Coast to play for Alive After Five

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Coast to Coast will play at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Griffin Insurance Agency/Nationwide Insurance Alive After Five concert series in downtown Lincolnton. The performance by the Lincolnton-based band will be presented by Bank of America. The “beach, boogie and blues band” has a set list that includes “Mustang Sally,”…

‘Frazzled Female’ seminar set

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Cindi Wood knows what it’s like to be a “frazzled female.” And on Sept. 6, other women who may feel the same way will get a chance to learn from Wood how to handle the stress of everyday life. Wood will present her Frazzled Female Breakaway Seminar from 9 a.m.…

Concert raises $2,377

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The Antsy McClain and the Trailer Park Troubadours benefit concert, held Aug. 8, at North Lincoln High School, raised $2,377 for the Lincoln County Coalition Against Domestic Violence. According to attorney John Cutchin, who organized the fundraiser, local attorneys and judges were asked to donate funds at one of three…

All he has to do is sing naturally

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For 19-year-old Adam Rose of Maiden, being a musician just comes naturally. “My whole family does music, literally everyone,” he said. According to Rose, the members of his father’s side of the family are known to be musically inclined. He says his dad is a keyboard player and his grandmother,…

West Lincoln JROTC cadets go to sea on U.S. Navy ship

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West Lincoln High School’s Naval JROTC program took 15 cadets to sea this summer. Along with spending five days “under way,” or 50 to 100 miles offshore, they also earned certification in sailing small crafts. Those certifications, senior Ryan Helton said, are lifelong and can be used on bases “as…

Principal will have many hats

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Christy Hutchinson, the new principal at Lincoln Charter School’s east campus, always knew she wanted to work in education. She cites that realization as occurring around second grade, but she says her mother tells people Hutchinson knew her future career path before that. “I was telling my brothers what to…

Back-to-school tips recommended

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Summer is coming to an end and students are heading back to school. Safety is a subject that should be on every student’s mind, Lincoln County Sheriff Tim Daugherty said. According to local authorities and the American Red Cross, there are several ways for students to protect themselves from dangerous…

Around Town 8/22/2008

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FARM TRACTOR SHOW The C. Grier Beam Truck Museum will sponsor an Antique Farm Tractor Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday. The tractor show will have food, tours of the museum and raffles. A People’s Choice Award will also be given to the tractor that receives the most…

Around Town Church Activities

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RECYCLING EFFORT Trinity Lutheran Church, located next to the post office in Vale, is conducting a recycling campaign. The church is accepting newspapers, cardboard and magazines. Proceeds will go to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County. For more information, call the church office at (704) 276-1257. COME READ WITH ME Come…

Man celebrates 101st birthday

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Hillard Anthony, 101, has lived a life of clean living and hard working. “Hard work will never kill no one,” he said. He was born in Northbrook in 1907 when a new car cost $500 and gas was 6 cents a gallon. He now lives on his own two miles…