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Family meets organ recipient year after daughter’s death

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The family of Sadie Redding, who died in a car wreck at the age of 16, received an unexpected gift the week of the one-year anniversary of her death. Through coincidence or, in the Reddings’ opinion, divine intervention, they were able to meet one of the people who received Sadie’s…

‘Li’l Abner’ opens Friday

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The funny papers come to life in the Lincoln Theatre Guild’s musical production of “Li’l Abner.” “All the characters from the comic strip are in there, plus some extra ones,” said Dara Brewton, the show’s director. The musical comedy will be performed 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m.…

Exhibit shows life during Great Depression

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Photographs of North Carolinians living through the Great Depression have filled the Lincoln Cultural Center. The traveling exhibit, “In Search of a New Deal: Images of North Carolina 1935-1941” is on loan to the Lincoln County Historical Association from the Historic View County Park staff in Raleigh. It features sixty…

Derby winners

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Literary competition winners named

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County has announced the winners of the Flo Robinson Literary Competition. Winners read their submissions at a ceremony held Tuesday. Elementary school winners: Prose First place – Cole Warlick, Union Elementary School Second place – Ian Yount, Pumpkin Center Intermediate School Third place – Wyatt…

Infant Replay offers variety in its sales line

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There is no better feeling then finding the shirt you wanted on sale. At Infant Replay, a children’s consignment store, customers can buy brand name clothing at a fraction of the cost. “Most of our clothing is under $5 … if it is a high brand name like Ralph Lauren,…

Knights make weapons from medieval times

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North Lincoln High School Knights lived up to their mascot recently by making medieval war weapons. Trebuchets, used to hurl rocks or flaming balls over the walls of castles during the Middle Ages, are also a valuable tool in physics. Alex Pedersen’s physics class learned about projectile motion and conservation…

Welcoming Healthy at Home

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QUESTION of the WEEK

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Would incorporation be good or bad for east Lincoln County? Nancy Cowan, Westport: “Yes. I feel we’re are not getting enough support in this end of the county.” Vivian Roggensack, Alexis: “It would just be a good thing all around for everybody. I think it would benefit the economy around…

Farmers Market opens Saturday

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This Saturday, the Lincoln County Farmers Market will open at 7 a.m. under the shade of its new shelter at 225 W. Water St. in downtown Lincolnton. Farmers and customers alike will be delighted with this improved venue. Sharp garden tools and kitchen knives are essential parts of enjoying local…