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Fire department gets grant

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Leaders to collect money for children

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Accidents leave 2 injured

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Two people were sent to the hospital in separate accidents this weekend. According to police, one accident occurred Saturday in front of the James W. Warren Citizen’s Center on West Main Street. Around 11 a.m., Evelyn Alderholt, Crouse, crashed into the left side of Betty Byrd’s vehicle. Alderholt drove off…

Amy’s House fund raiser brings in $8,000 at gala

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Supporters of Amy’s House dressed up in formal attire to eat, drink and make merry at a fund raiser gala on Saturday night. The $50-a-ticket, invite-only event took place at the Crow House in Pumpkin Center. Approximately 100 people attended and $8,000 was raised. “We get no tax dollars. We…

Lincoln students receive titles, represent schools at pageant

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For four young ladies in Lincoln County, the common little girls’ dream of being a princess is, nominally at least, a reality. McKenzie Canaday, Anna Jackson, Lori Mauney and Neely Reid were named Carrousel Princesses of Lincolnton, North Lincoln, West Lincoln and East Lincoln High Schools, respectively. The girls responsibilities…

Cookbook autthor’s advice: Don’t let it scare you

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Brenda Roberts wasn’t born a cook. But that didn’t stop her from becoming one – and trying to help others do the same. The Fallston native, who has lived in Lincoln County since 1965, wrote and published a cookbook entitled “From My House to Yours” after her husband died in…

Local band’s shaggin’ song released

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Some people probably dream of bringing a piece of Myrtle Beach home to Lincoln County. But there’s a group of guys who’ve taken a bit of Lincoln County to Myrtle Beach. The Ocean Blvd. Band, whose members hail from both Lincoln and Cleveland counties, recently released an original song entitled…

Around Town 11/30/2007

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HOLIDAY COOKING A discussion and demonstration of holiday cooking will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday in the multipurpose room at Gaston College, Lincoln Campus at 511 S. Aspen St. The discussion will focus on ways to enjoy holiday desserts without gaining weight. Examples and information on low…

Cat Square mayor nominees announced

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Being honorary mayor of the Cat Square Christmas Parade comes with one major responsibility – riding on a float. After waving to the crowd and throwing candy, the mayor’s duties are completed. Candidates for the 2007 mayors were nominated Nov. 24. Voting will take place Saturday at the Cat Square…

Former superintendent now dedicated to community, family

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Harry Huss lives with a simple philosophy in mind: Life is short. The Crouse native has certainly made the most of his, from community involvement to teaching Sunday school for the past 61 years. Huss’ role as an educator has been one of his most important ones. He attended Lenoir-Rhyne…