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U.S. Army honors NLHS band member

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For the fourth year in a row, a North Lincoln High School student has been selected into the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band. “I’m deeply honored to follow in their footsteps,” said NLHS senior Linda Harvey, who will be performing at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Jan. 8 in San…

Unmarked Lincolnton grave receives tombstone

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Carl Martin became interested in genealogy after he vowed to find the identity of his grandfather. “I always heard that daddy didn’t know who his daddy was,” Carl said. After his father’s death in 1977, Carl interviewed family members and never found an answer. “Evidently he was a traveling salesman…

Iron Station man growing banana trees in his front yard

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Roger Bryant planted banana trees in his yard three years ago, and for the first time this fall, they’ve produced fruit. Bryant, however, has no interest in eating the bananas. “They’re too green” he said. “I don’t eat bananas green. They might give you a belly ache.” Bryant doesn’t even…

Vehicle description released in break-ins at several businesses

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Authorities are on the lookout for a silver sedan after detectives were called to the scene of a business break-in and three attempted break-ins earlier this week. On Tuesday, several unknown intruders broke into the Safari Miles, 390 N.C. 16 N., Denver, taking various items from the restaurant, said Lincoln…

Around Town 10/13/2010

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REVIVAL The House of Favor International Ministries, 7225 N.C. 10 W., Vale, will hold a revival 7 p.m. tonight-Thursday. Apostle Lenole Brown of St. John’s Holiness Church in Bessemer City will be the guest speaker. CMC PROGRAM Jenny Drennen YMCA Instructor, will present a program on Exercise Alternatives beginning 2…

Family Video opens at old Movie Gallery site

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Lincoln County residents now have more options when it comes to renting video games and movies with the opening of Family Video. Family Video opened in the former Movie Gallery space on Sept. 24. Movie Gallery shut its doors earlier this year after the national chain filed for bankruptcy. Family…

Celebrating their rights

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Students hypnotized

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Free Halloween festival for kids

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On Saturday, Oct. 30, the Partnership for Children will hold the second annual Family Spooktacular at the WoodMill Festival Grounds in Vale. This free family event with a free hot dog lunch is geared toward families with young children and will help raise awareness of the Partnership for Children’s funded…