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Carved pieces on display at Cultural Center

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Raine Middleton developed an interest in pottery young. “Like every other kid in west Lincoln, we made little pieces from the creek and let them dry,” she said. Her interest in art, however, did not last long into her childhood. “I decided in first grade I couldn’t draw,” she said.…

Beading workshop planned

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County is hosting a seed beading class from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 19. The two-hour class will be taught by Kathryn Berkowitz of Lincolnton. “I’m hoping that a lot of people in Lincolnton will explore the craft and find out if they like it…

Denver church offers dramatic cantata

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Brad Dobson hopes people learn the true meaning of Christmas this year. Denver United Methodist Church will be performing its annual “Christmas Cantata” at 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Dobson, director of music ministries at the church, is incorporating traditional Christmas songs into the performance, but has also added…

Leadership Lincoln meets city leaders

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Schools team up with hoops to fight cancer

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Two school rivals are teaming up for a good cause. Lincoln Charter School in Denver and Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy in Forest City will hold their first annual Talon Challenge Friday. The event is centered around middle and high school basketball games directly between the two schools with a portion…

Karate school emphasizes manners and self-defense

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Students at Sigmon’s Sport Karate learn more than just good self-defense moves. “Having good manners is really important,” he said. “If you can instill that into a kid early on, it will help them become a better person later on in life.” Cass Sigmon and his father, Barry, opened the…

Around Town 12/9/2009

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FOOD DRIVE Tuesday is the last day to drop off non-perishable items for the Pumpkin Center Volunteer Fire Department’s annual food drive. Proceeds will benefit Christian Ministries. MEDICARE PLAN Open enrollment for Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage will end Dec. 31. For assistance enrolling or changing your plan, call…

Eagle Scout identifications

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Christmas grows year by year

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Growing up, I had small Christmases. I celebrated with my parents, my two siblings and one pair of grandparents, who lived nearby. The rest of my family lived out of state, and they would send presents and cards. But, really, Christmas was quite condensed. It was nice that way. It…

Police offer holiday safety tips

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With the rise of vehicle break-ins and larcenies during the holidays, Lincolnton Police are offering ways to help better protect citizens from becoming victims of crime. “It’s important that we let the community know of (several) ways to keep safe this holiday,” Lt. Kent Lukach said. “ … We want…