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Vale business wins big at Christmas show

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Last year, Larry’s Dried and Silk Flowers won first place in everything at the Southern Christmas Show in Charlotte. This year, the Vale business took home first place in tree display, door display and second place in the wreath and mantel competitions, and that’s just fine with co-owner Kathy Somers.…

Council holds gala

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County has changed the way it celebrates Christmas. Instead of its regular Christmas Tour of Homes, the council is organizing an event called Celebration of the Arts. The gala will take place at the Lincoln Cultural Center Dec. 7. “We’re hoping for public support because…

Potter uses clay from family farmland

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When Robert Hovis needs clay, he goes into his backyard and starts digging. Hovis’ Iron Station farm has quartz-based clay, which he uses the most; red clay, which he uses occasionally and clay in low-lying areas, which he uses “some.” After digging up the clay, Hovis adds water to it,…

Around Town 11/14/2007

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LINCOLN QUILTERS The Lincoln Quilters will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizen Center. The program will be “Quilters Gallery Show and Tell Trunk Show” by Cindy Page and Patty Cline. Guests are welcome to attend. TURKEY BINGO Lincoln County Senior Services will have Turkey Bingo…

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Seniors explore pottery at Rising Sun

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After 87 years of living, Inez Hartsoe had her first experience with pottery, and she liked what she discovered. “I love it,” said Hartsoe, one of 10 seniors participating in a pottery class put on by the Lincoln County Senior Center and Rising Sun Pottery. Hartsoe believes working with clay…

Veterans Saluted

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Veterans Saluted

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Veterans Saluted

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Denver Art Trail focuses on local art

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For the second year in a row, art lovers from all over the region will have the chance to appreciate the work of artists who could be their neighbors. The second annual Denver Art Trail will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1. The event, founded by…