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The Man Cave in Lincolnton offers more than just haircuts

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Jason Jenks wants his new business, The Man Cave in Lincolnton, to be more than just a barber shop. “I want to get it to where the older crowd will come in here and tell stories,” he said. “They can come and hang out and enjoy their coffee.” Many times,…

Church Briefs

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LENT DINNERS St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church will host a fish dinner every Friday during Lent, ending April 15. Dinners will be 5:30 – 7 p.m. and cost is $7. For more information, call (704) 735-0063. FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT Herndon Chapel A.M.E. Zion Christian Education Board invites the community to…

Around Town 3/18/2011

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DINNER AND AUCTION The Lincolnton campus of Lincoln Charter School will host their 4th annual dinner and auction today. Lunch will be 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Dinner (eat in or take out) will be 3 – 6:30 p.m. Silent auction begins 3 p.m. and live auction by Robbie Gates…

Lofty ideals —Artist debuts new work at The Loft Gallery

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Abstract expressionist painter Karen Banker’s new one-woman show opens tonight at The Loft Gallery above Court Street Grille. “I’m an artist at heart, and I fell in love with her work,” said Carrie Yousef, who, along with her husband Osama, owns the Court Street Grille and loft space above it.…

Around Town 3/16/2011

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OAK GROVE MEETING Oak Grove will have a regular community and Community Watch meeting 7 p.m. Thursday at the Community Center on Startown Road. For information, call (704) 622-3520. HEART PROGRAM Fresh Start Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the Senior Citizens Center,…

Scholarship winners

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Firefighter nominated for national honor

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A Cherryville volunteer firefighter, who was severely injured in a wreck last year, was recently named a nominee in the nationwide 2011 America’s Most Wanted All-Star Contest. 18-year-old Clay Thornburg with Hugh’s Pond Volunteer Fire Department said a Cherryville police officer nominated him after he heard about the wreck. Thornburg…

Habitat raffling off new playhouse

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Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County is raffling off a playhouse, which was built by Lincoln County School of Technology students. The playhouse is on display at First National Bank in Lincolnton. Tickets are $5 each and will be sold until April 4. The winner does not need to be…

Former NFL player now a Denver trainer

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Dovonte Edwards played with legendary football professionals during his time on three National Football League teams. He went up against Randy Moss, Terrell Owens, Chad Johnson and Steve Smith. Edwards even had a chance to play against his idol, Peter Warrick, and tackle him in a preseason game. Edwards is…