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His family eagerly awaits loved one’s return from Iraq

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It’s one thing to hear people with no connection to the war in Iraq voice their opinions on the subject. It’s something else entirely to hear from a mother whose son is actually over there risking his life everyday. That is the reality for Lincolnton mother Connie Sylva, whose son…

Still a topic of conversation

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Although it’s been more than a week since the Lincolnton Sportsman Club hosted its annual 4-H Fishing tournament, people continue to talk about what a wonderful time the children had. For many of the children, it was the first time they ever fished. (Above) Crystal Gates takes a look at…

Around Town 6/11/2007

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BABYSITTING CLASS A babysitting class will be held at the American Red Cross 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday for girls 11 and up. Call to register (704) 735-3000. IRON STATION SENIOR CITIZENS Iron Station Senior Citizens meets noon Wednesday at Ironton Presbyterian Church. DEMOCRATIC PARTY Mark Hufford, senior political…

Daring writers

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Proud graduates

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Lincoln County 2007 Graduates

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East Lincoln High School Krista Michele Abernathy, Kaylie Samantha Acton, John Cavin Alden, Cruz Logan Alexander, David Roy Alexander, Dustin Ray Alexander, Alyssa Elaine Allder, Sherika Nicole Anderson, Luke Winchester Barker, Casey Devin Bartholomew, Derek Thomas Beck, Shawn Ryan Belardino, David Nickolus Bell, Kathleen Allison Belvin, Raymond Tyler Berry, Jonathan…

Lincoln County Schools Top 10 – East Lincoln

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· Jessica Leigh Glenn, daughter of Jimmy and Crystal Glenn, plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and major in biology. · Scott Brady, son of Joseph and Margaret Brady, plans to attend Purdue University’s college of engineering. He received a NROTC scholarship. · Phillip David…

Free concert Thursday

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The North Carolina Symphony comes to town June 14 and everyone is invited. “One of the things we’d like to encourage is for people to make a party of it – bring their refreshments and lawn chairs,” said Adair Cantwell, publicity chairman of the Lincoln chapter of the North Carolina…

Lincoln County Schools Top Ten – Lincolnton

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· Madison Kathleen Lanier, daughter of Todd and Vera Lanier, plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and major in business. She receive the Sylvia L. Holmes scholarship and is a Duke Energy Scholar. · Betty Renee Royster, daughter of Mitch and Martha Royster, plans to…

4-Hers take honors

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The Explorer’s 4-H Club Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program Junior Team and Senior Team received second-place awards in the State WHEP competition on April 28. The competition was held at Howell Woods in Johnston County. They competed in four areas: wildlife identification, wildlife food identification, habitat management recommendations and habitat evaluation…