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Congratulations being named to WCU squad

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Lincoln County Democratic Party leaders selected

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Tears, cheers flow at Second Chance prom

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On Friday night, April 20, a glamorous event attracted a lot of very dressed up people to the Dallas campus of Gaston College. There was no red carpet, but the students attending Gaston’s second chance prom sure looked like movie stars. Faculty members spent Friday turning the Myers Center Cafeteria…

West Lincoln’s Cross Creek Cowboy Church a growing place for worship, fun, fellowship

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There’s a different kind of church in west Lincoln. It may not be a new idea, but Cross Creek Cowboy Church is the only one of its kind in the county. It all started when Bobby and Marta Truitt began their horseshoe ministry, handing out gospel tracts and horseshoes stamped…

Eight-year-old gives birthday cash to a good cause

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A North Brook Elementary School student gave up her birthday money in honor of her great-grandmother. “That’s what we did for her birthday,” said Shannon Ferguson, Meredith’s mother. “Instead of presents, she wanted to take it to them.” Meredith Ferguson, who turned 8 on March 22, gave $165 to Hospice…

JROTC learn lessons on two trips

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Student cadets in the Navy Junior ROTC program at West Lincoln High School went on two very different trips over their spring break. One group of 15 students spent their week training at Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, while 11 others explored and toured Norfolk’s naval facilities. “It was way…

Teacher trains for deployment

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A west Lincoln native and teacher for Lincoln County Schools leaves for training this week in preparations for deployment to Iraq. “There is nothing set in stone, but all of our training is for a deployment,” Matthew Reep said of the possibility of going to Iraq. Reep, a 1994 graduate…

Around Town 4/27/2007

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NOMINATIONS Pathways Mental Health seeks nominations for its second annual Outstanding Provider Award. Deadline is 5 p.m. May 4. Send nominations to: www.pathmhddsa.org Call (704) 884-2501. SQUARE DANCING The Lincoln Squares will hold a square dance 8 p.m. Friday, May 4 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. SINGING The…

Grand openings

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(Top photo) Big Dog Holdings Inc., located in Lincoln Industrial Park held its grand opening ceremony April 17. Bearing the ceremonial scissors is Big Dog senior vice president John Wood. (Above) With the expansion of its dining space, Court Street Grille was the site of a grand opening ceremony. On…

Crutch Field’s music definitely ‘heaven sent’

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John and Kerri Crutchfield may be proof that the couple that plays together stays together. The Iron Station pair, founders of the contemporary Christian band Crutch Field, have combined two things they love very much: God and music. “It was kind of our vision when we got married,” said Kerri.…