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Around Town 6/30/2008

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HOSPICE MEETING Hospice and Palliative Care of Lincoln County invites all who have experienced the death of a loved one and would like to meet others in the grief recovery process through a monthly meeting. The meeting will be at noon on July 1 at the Hospice office, located at…

From early years, music was passion

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Joe Mannino always had a voice. He just didn’t always use it. The longtime Lincoln County resident has his own recording studio in Denver, where he teaches voice and guitar. And he’s performed for everyone from politicians to the parishioners at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, where he’s a member. Although…

Marshals’ operation corrals 3 in Lincoln

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Three fugitives wanted in Lincoln County were apprehended during a week-long operation issued by United States Marshals and local authorities. Operation Falcon 2008, which took place June 15-22, targeted violent offenders, sex offenders and gang members, said Steve Gladden, senior deputy criminal investigator for the U.S. Marshals Office in Charlotte.…

Around Town 6/27/2008

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4-H YARD SALE Lincoln County 4-H will have a yard sale from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Items will include children’s clothing, comic book games, knick-knacks and home decor items. HOSPICE MEETING Hospice and Palliative Care of Lincoln County invites all…

Around Town – Churches

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JULY 4 CELEBRATION Daniels Lutheran Church will hold its July 4 celebration Sunday. Sunday school will begin at 9:15 a.m., with worship to follow at 10:30 a.m. at the Outdoor Worship Center. A hot dog lunch will follow the service. This will be a casual dress Sunday. Valet parking will…

Chesterbrook Academy grand opening

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Bluegrass festival set for July 11, 12

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West Lincoln will soon be filled with the finger-pickin’ good sounds of bluegrass. “We love music. We’re not in this for money. We’re in this because we know in that area, there’s just such a need,” said Linda Hunsucker, who founded Catawba Valley Music Revival Inc. with her husband. “When…

Hart Square’s kiln fires up

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The flames shot up 40 feet from Hart Square’s kiln Tuesday night and potter Luke Heafner’s heart did similar acrobatics. “It’s interesting to see, but it’s nerve wracking because you’ve got months worth of work you put into a kiln, and if something goes wrong, you can ruin a whole…

Farm famous for ice cream, produce

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The summer season may come with scorching temperatures and mosquitoes, but it comes with a little taste of heaven, too. Knob Creek Orchard and Creamery, which is located in Lawndale near the western edge of Lincoln County, offers customers that taste of heaven with its homegrown produce and homemade ice…