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New director named

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The new director of the Lincoln Cultural Center is happy support and promote the arts, but she’s not one to participate. “I am not an artist,” said Stacy Bryant, executive director of the Cultural Center. “I can’t draw a straight line.” Bryant does, however, have an extensive work background in…

Around Town 10/22/2007

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SPEAKER Heafner Preaching and Teaching Mission presents the Rev. William J. Abraham, an award-winning author, professor, communicator and ordained Methodist minister. He will speak Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, located at 201 E. Main St. in Lincolnton.…

Teachers’ talent on display at third annual show

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Good news for parents: Lincoln County Schools is planning an evening of entertainment that will maintain a 6-year-old’s attention for more than 20 minutes. Students of all ages from all over Lincoln County have a unique opportunity to see their teachers showing off. The third annual Lincoln County Public Education…

100th birthday

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Campbell machining business is booming

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Campbell and Sons Machining, located on W. Congress St., has only been in Lincolnton for a little longer than a year, and the company is already expanding. “We’re adding 1,600 square feet,” said Ronnie Campbell, who runs the business with his brother Steve. Founded by Campbell’s father Leroy in 1973,…

Man, daughter begin relationship after 30 years

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(Above) Randy Keever of Lincolnton was overjoyed to find out the daughter he almost never knew he had is alive and well. He was also happy to learn he has three granddaughters. (Below) Karen Sommers of Sydney, Australia, used the Internet to track down her father in the United States.…

Boys’ State

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Chamber luncheon kicks off orientation for new members

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The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly networking luncheon Wednesday at the East Lincoln Community Center. The event kicked off with a new member orientation and some time for existing chamber members to network. “It’s for the new members to be able to meet existing members and for…

BPW taking applications for award

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The Business and Professional Women Organization of Lincoln County is accepting nominations from the public for the 2007 Woman of the Year Award. The deadline to make a nomination is Nov. 1. The criteria to be a Woman of the Year includes residence, past recognition, civic and community activity, family…

Around Town 10/19/2007

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HOTRODDERS BENEFIT The 3rd Annual Hillbilly Hotrodders Benefit Car and Truck Show will begin at 12 p.m. Sunday at Untouchables Pizza, located at the intersection of N.C. 150 and N.C. 16 in Denver. Registration will be from 12 to 3 p.m. All proceeds from this year’s benefit will go to…