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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…

Around Town 12/3/2007

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BAND CONCERT The Lincoln County Home School Educators will present a band concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at Covenant Bible Church. The concert will be directed by David Parsons and will be presented free of charge. NAACP MEETING The Lincoln County Branch of the NAACP will have its final meeting…

Fire department gets grant

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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…

Painting the cat now a tradition

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In the dead of night on the evening of the 1983 Cat Square Christmas Parade, four individuals stole onto Cat Square Road. There, they spray painted a cat face inside a square. “It was done on a whim,” said Quita Biggerstaff, who is responsible for the spray painting of the…

Donated book honors memory

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Board members staying true to their high schools

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(Left) Fred Jarrett, school board member and 1971 graduate of Lincolnton, was a running back and defensive back on the LHS football team during high school. He will be rooting for the Wolves tonight, and hopes they’ll be “on the road to Raleigh” next week. (Right) Carl Robinson, school board…