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Hair stylist one of handful providing microdermabrasion

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When she was a little girl, Megan Schrum used to fold towels at her mother’s beauty shop. Now, she works there and has added a new dimension to A Cut Above, the salon owned by her mother, Robin, and Kay Houser. Schrum is one of the only people in town…

Drama campers focus on The Bard

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Those who attend this year’s Lincoln Theatre Guild Drama Camp will truly get a full experience. In addition to rehearsing and performing a play, the campers participated in improvisation, pantomime, playwriting, makeup, mask and set making and even theater history classes during the week at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in…

Extension hosting youth photo contest

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Parents looking for ways to keep their children busy this summer need look no further than their backyard. To commemorate the national Farm-City Week, the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension is hosting youth photo contest for elementary, middle and high school students. “We decided to do something different this year,” said…

Youth group spends week of service

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One local youth group has incorporated their experience from Carolina Cross Connection closer to home after spending a week of service and faith in Albermarle. The youth group at Emmanuel Lutheran Church plans to meet each Monday throughout the month and began this week at 7 a.m., bringing faith, fellowship…

Sugar gliders make great pets

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Don’t call Stitch a flying squirrel. He’s a sugar glider, a marsupial native to Australia. Stitch belongs to Keith and Sherry Sampson, who also sell the little creatures at a store at the Springs Road Flea Market in Hickory. Besides Stitch, the Sampsons also own Skittles, Stitch’s girlfriend, and Gizmo.…

Drenched in Food

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Visually limited no handicap

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Camp Dogwood offers its campers an experience no other place can give. “I love it,” said Calvin Allison, a Lincolnton resident who has vacationed at the camp five times. “We ride boats, eat, sit around and talk. You can sleep all day if you want to.” The camp, which is…

Park-to-be construction celebration Tuesday, July 17

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After celebrating the beginning of a park in west Lincoln a few weeks ago, the county recreation department will commemorate another in east Lincoln. The public is invited to the construction celebration of Beattys Ford Park Tuesday, July 17 at 6:30 p.m. According to Recreation Director Erma Deen Hoyle, construction…

Two Denver nurses among those cited for ADVANCE for Nurses Best New Unit Award

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KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.. — Denver residents Tonya Kirby, RN/Nurse manager; and Melondie Edwards, RN are among a team of nurses in the Children’s Emergency Department at Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte that ADVANCE for Nurses newsmagazine announces has won the Best New Unit award, one of five awards in the publication’s…

Overcoming adversity award now launched

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The Blue Chip Community Business Award started in Florida as a way of recognizing business owners who had overcome adversity to find success. Now the award is coming to the Lake Norman area and it’s all because of Denis Bilodeau. Bilodeau works for Oswald Trippe and Company, a Southwest Florida-based…