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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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Leaders to collect money for children

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Accidents leave 2 injured

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Two people were sent to the hospital in separate accidents this weekend. According to police, one accident occurred Saturday in front of the James W. Warren Citizen’s Center on West Main Street. Around 11 a.m., Evelyn Alderholt, Crouse, crashed into the left side of Betty Byrd’s vehicle. Alderholt drove off…

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…

Golden service

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Fifth-graders hear symphony

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For at least 30 years, Lincoln County fifth-graders have heard a preview of the North Carolina Symphony the morning before the public performance. Fifth-graders continued the tradition Thursday at the Citizens’ Center in downtown Lincolnton. Rena Summerlin, music teacher at St. James Elementary, said the fifth-graders study the symphony in…

At age 77, evangelical pastor not about to slow down

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Lindbergh Byers was at a meeting of evangelical pastors in Cleveland, Tenn., when another pastor invited Byers to visit his village – in Kenya. Now 77 years old, Byers doesn’t look like he’s been to Africa four times in the past five years, but he doesn’t plan to stop traveling…