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Lincoln County Schools art awards announced

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County has announced the winners of the 2010 Lincoln County Schools Student Art Show. High School Best of Show Esther Lee, East Lincoln Color Drawings First place: Matt Murtagh, North Lincoln Second place: Emily Komala, East Lincoln Third place: Charley Funderburke, North Lincoln Honorable mention:…

Honor Air

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Around Town 5/24/2010

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BLUE STAR MOTHERS The Blue Star Mothers will hold an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. this evening at the Lincolnton National Guard Armory, located at 1224 N. Aspen St., in Lincolnton. For more information, contact Margaret Gunsley at webjamb@yahoo.com. DIABETES PROGRAM Carolinas Medical Center – Lincoln will offer a “Natural…

Treasure Hunt offers bargain shopping

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A new store, offering everything from chainsaws to clothing, has opened in Lincolnton. Treasure Hunt, owned by Russell Dye, carries clothing and accessories for men, women and children. The items come from wholesale retailers or closeout sales, which allows the store to sell them for 50 percent less than retail…

Horvat, Fisher Engagement

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Ariana Amanda Horvat and William Joshua Fisher announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Ariana is the daughter of Andy and Susan Horvat of Lincolnton. She is a 2006 graduate of West Lincoln High School and recently graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of…

Church Activities

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REVIVAL Greater Works Full Gospel Ministries will hold a revival 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday. Guest speakers include the Rev. Walter Odum Jr., of Rescue Ministries in Lincolnton (Friday), Bishop Samuel Ervin Jr. of El Shaddai Full Gospel Independent Baptist Church in Iron Station (Saturday) and Apostle Eugene…

Around Town 5/21/2010

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YOUTH YARD SALE The Reepsville Baptist Church Youth Group will hold a community yard sale and car wash beginning 7 a.m. Saturday at the Union Volunteer Fire Department, located on Reepsville Road in Vale. To reserve a stop, call Melissa Cook at (704) 276-3749. SPIRT LIFE YARD SALE Spirit Life…

Grandson takes on the family farm

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Ethan Lineberger, 20, grew up in the suburbs outside of Raleigh and always looked forward to traveling to Lincoln County on weekends to help with his grandparents’ farm. Now a soil science major at North Carolina State University, Ethan plans to work on the family farm when he graduates next…

UFOs now an ‘open book’

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George Fawcett, Lincolnton’s expert UFO investigator, is slowly, but surely retiring from his lifelong passion. “Frankly, I’ve done my job, and as a result, we’ve flown all over the world, we’ve met people we never would have met,” Fawcett said of himself and his wife. “I’ve had a balanced life…

Endowment and scholarship created to honor retired 4-H agent

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A $25,000 endowment has been created in honor of Carolyn Heavner Goodwin, a retired 4-H agent. “She basically gave her life to Extension and 4-H,” said April Dillon, a 4-H agent with the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension. “She was just extremely dedicated to the program. The endowment will be used…