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Around Town 1/24/2007

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OPEN HOUSE Lincolnton High School will host a second semester open house 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29 in the new gymnasium. Following a brief meeting, parents will be able to pick up their child’s report card and visit second semester teachers. For more information, call (704) 735-3089. CONCERT Tuckers Grove…

Jam session full of bluegrass, coffee and good conversation

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Familiar songs, uplifting music and an appreciative crowd have been added to First United Methodist Church’s regular group meeting of Coffee and Conversation. The morning bluegrass jam has grown in popularity since it first started three weeks ago. “The tunes they play, most of us remember from earlier times, and…

Celebrating pie

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Members of Lincoln County’s Extension Community Associations served up free pie in celebration of National Pie Day Tuesday. Hundreds attended the event, which was held at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Some participants even lined up an hour early for the event. Once inside the auditorium, they were served…

A `pizza` the action

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Eighteen children from First Presbyterian Church’s preschool in Lincolnton, visited Court Street Grille Monday, where they each were given the opportunity to make their very own pizzas which they later got to eat. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Helping them make and then bake their pizzas was restaurateur Osama Youssef.…

CMUD rep answers consolidation questions

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Charlotte/Mecklenburg has done it. So has Rowan County. Wake County is in the process of doing it. “It” is consolidation of city and county water and sewer. With all of the growth expected in east Lincoln, members of the East Lincoln Area Council (ELAC) wonder if consolidation is possible. It’s…

ELBA to get look at new east Lincoln YMCA

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A new YMCA for eastern Lincoln County will be one step closer to reality after Thursday’s 7 p.m. meeting at Unity Presbyterian Church. That’s when members of the East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA) and community members get a glance at the proposed East Lincoln YMCA, also known as “Sally’s Y.”…

Around Town 1/22/2007

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CROUSE VFD The Crouse Volunteer Fire Department board meeting will be 7:30 p.m. today. Members of the community are urged to attend. DEMOCRATIC WOMEN Lincoln County Democratic Women will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Democratic headquarters. There will be homemade soups and desserts will be served. Jeff Lynn, manager of…

Essay Winners

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NARFE officers installed

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Around Town 1/19/2007

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SATURDAY SALE Greater Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church, 1009 Main St., will hold a sale Saturday from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Linens, clothing etc will be available. PANCAKE BREAKFAST A pancake breakfast will take place Sunday at Crosue United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall from 8-9 a.m. The church is…