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Youth recipe contest focuses on North Carolina products

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What’s your favorite North Carolina food product? Choose from these four categories and prepare a dish from commercially grown food products in North Carolina: fruit, vegetable, bread or dairy. Prizes will be awarded in three different age groups: 9-12, 13-15 and 16-18 years old. Awards, which include a $100 savings…

50th reunion

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Winning colors

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Art work leaves time for other things

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Kristin Lacy is a part-time artist. But she’s a full-time mom, and she wouldn’t have it any other way. The Lincolnton native says she didn’t study art in school, but was always artistic. “I just liked to play,” said Lacy. Lacy says both her maternal grandmother and an uncle on…

Around Town 10/29/2007

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CANDLELIGHT VIGIL The Purple Shoe Thrift Store will hold a candlelight vigil from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The store is located on Main Street in Lincolnton, beside Estate Jewelers. The vigil will be for Domestic Violence Awareness month, which is October. There will be food pick-ups and speakers. The…

National essay contest offers awards to high school students

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High school students can win up to $5,000 in cash through an essay contest sponsored by the Bill of Rights Institute in Arlington, Va. Essays for the annual “Being an American” contest must be submitted by Dec. 3 and must be no more than 3,300 characters, or approximately 500 words.…

Around Town 10/26/2007

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UNITED WAY BENEFIT The United Way Masquerade Party will be 7 p.m. on Oct. 31 (Halloween) at WoodMill Winery. The cost to attend is $20 per person. To purchase tickets, please call (704) 732-8055. CLASS REUNION Lincolnton High School’s class of 1977 will have a 30th reunion at 7 p.m.…

Chippin` around

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Halloween in full swing at library

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A witch and a very porky pig entertained princesses, rock stars, ghouls, goblins and Darth Vader Monday night at the West Lincoln Branch Library. North Brook Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Laura Baxter Munday and librarian Kathy Robinson read to the crowd of more than 50 children. They’ve done this for…

Singing during supper

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