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Program highlights healthy holiday foods

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Holiday season is here and so are many opportunities to eat too much of the wrong thing. “People tend to gain weight especially during this time,” said Melinda Houser, family and consumer sciences agent with the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension. “It seems like most of the foods that they’re eating…

Progress on city trail projects continues

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The City of Lincolnton is making strides with the Carolina Thread and Marcia H. Cloninger Rail trails. TGS Engineers, a Shelby-based engineering firm, will create the design of the third and final phase of the Rail Trail ending at City Park. The last phase is being funded with $468,000 from…

Around Town 11/12/2010

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YARD SALE Poplar Springs A.M.E. Zion Church will hold a yard sale on Saturday. For more information or to purchase a spot, call (704) 735-1000 or (704) 735-0112. BENEFIT A breakfast and lunch fundraiser to benefit Donna Varnadoe, will be held from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Howards…

Church Activities

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BREAKFAST Marvin United Methodist Church, on Startown Road, will hold a breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday. Donations will benefit the parsonage fund. LUNCHEON Bess Chapel United Methodist Church, on Flay Road, Cherryville, will hold a luncheon from 12-1:30 p.m. Sunday. Proceeds will benefit the building fund. For more information, call…

Mother, daughters open salon downtown

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Brenda Reinhardt and her two daughters, April Hamrick and Carla Patterson are a close-knit family. Now, the three are spending even more time together at Stylin’ on Main, a salon Reinhardt opened Oct. 12 in downtown Lincolnton. “I had been looking for something for myself now that I am older…

Wilco Hess opens new store in Denver

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Wilco Hess has opened a new gas station and convenience store in Denver. The 46-year-old company is a leading operator of travel plazas and convenience stores in the southeastern United States. It has more than 360 stores and 50 restaurants in seven states. The Denver location offers 10 regular gasoline…

Facebook and Forest City are now friends

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Forest City just got a friend request it couldn’t refuse. The popular Internet social networking company Facebook announced plans Thursday to build a 30,000-square-foot data and call center in the Rutherford County community. “It’s official: Facebook likes Rutherford County,” wrote the Daily Courier of Forest City. The news could also…

Holiday markets scheduled for Nov. 20

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Once again, both the Denver and Lincolnton locations of the Lincoln County Farmers Market will conclude their season with a special holiday market. The date is Saturday, Nov. 20. Let’s review the basics for each market. The Denver market is located at Rock Springs Elementary School on Highway 16. It…

Chamber to host annual banquet

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The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will have its annual banquet Nov. 18, but tickets need to be reserved by Friday. The banquet will be at 7 p.m. at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton. The guest speaker will be Paula Hudson Collins, chief health and community…

Cultural Center launches contra dances

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The Lincoln Cultural Center hosts the first of its monthly bluegrass-fueled contra dances Friday. “If you had gone to a barn dance at the turn of the century, it would have been a contra dance,” dance organizer Paula Bell said. “There would have been fiddles. There would have been Appalachian…