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Lincolnton Flea Market hosts craft show

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It may be weeks away from Thanksgiving, but the Lincolnton Flea Market is already hoping to help you prepare for the Christmas season. The Second Annual Christmas Craft Show will take place 9 a.m. Nov. 21 at the Lincolnton Flea Market, located at 610 Wilma Sigmon Road. “You can find…

School in need of track

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When Pumpkin Center Elementary School split into Pumpkin Center Primary and Pumpkin Center Intermediate, the latter lost its walking track. Members of Pumpkin Center Intermediate’s Parent Teacher Organization are now attempting to raise more than $10,000 to get a track of their own. “We are now third, fourth and fifth…

Extension Christmas workshops scheduled

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The Extension Community Association has two workshops planned to put participants in the holiday spirit. The first teaches German paper cutting. It will take place at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 23 at the Citizens Center. The cost is $3 and includes all supplies except sharp cuticle scissors. Those in the class…

Most Wanted

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Contact intensive surveillance officers Ted Overcash at (704) 732-2229 or David Carpenter at (704) 732-4784 or the Crime Stoppers hotline at (704) 736-8909 if you have information on the following criminal suspects. n James Bogan Wanted by the North Carolina Department of Correction on charges of possession of cocaine. Male,…

Around Town 11/13/2009

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TICKETS The Leewood Acres Garden Club is selling advance tickets to the Southern Christmas Show on Nov. 22. Tickets are $8 and proceeds will benefit the garden club. For more information, call any garden member or (704) 732-0460. REUNION The Fred T. Foard Class of 1969 will hold its 40th…

Principal receives top county honor

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Kirby Oldham, Lincoln County’s 2009 Principal of the Year, went into a career in education for one reason — he liked children. “I like the spontaneity of them, the excitement they have for everything, how much they appreciate the things we do and the things we say to them,” Oldham…

Author of artisan breads book to speak in Denver

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An award-winning chef is coming to Denver to talk about how bread has been instrumental in his life. Peter Reinhart’s newest book, Peter Reinhart’s Artisan Breads Every Day, published by Ten Speed Press, came out Oct. 28. The book offers various recipes for breads, such as pizza dough and sandwich…

Around Town 11/11/2009

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REUNION The Fred T. Foard Class of 1969 will hold its 40th reunion Jan. 16, 2009. For more information, call Trudy Smith Hoyle at (704) 276-3233. FISH FRY The East Lincoln High School Band will hold a chicken and fish fry from 4-8 p.m. Thursday in the high school cafeteria.…

Beta Club induction

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Helping Habitat

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