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Grape Stomp expanding

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WoodMill Winery’s annual Muscadine Grape Stomp has expanded to two days this year and placed an emphasis on its tiniest attendees. “We’re focused more on the kids,” said Larry Cagle, owner of WoodMill Winery in Vale. “Kids seem to want to come out and stomp the grapes and parents make…

Jaycees planning fundraiser

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The Lake Norman Jaycees hosts Brews, Tunes and BBQ Saturday at Eastfield Bar and Grill in Charlotte. “I think it sounded like a fun event number one, and two, I think it was good to get our name out there since we are a new chapter,” said Kim Hoyle, president.…

Twins celebrate 90 years

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Around Town 8/27/2010

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BARBECUE CHICKEN Hephzibah A.R.P. Presbyterian Church will have a barbecue chicken and hot dog sale until 7 p.m. tonight and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of The Great Outdoors, on N.C. 150 East in Cherryville. For more information, call Terry at (704) 300-7127. YARD…

Church Activities

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BREAKFAST Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Road, Lincolnton, will hold a breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall. CANCELLED MEAL A luncheon scheduled for Sunday at Marvin United Methodist Church has been rescheduled for a later date. HINTON HOMECOMING Hinton Memorial United Methodist Church will celebrate its homecoming…

Busy Boger City suits RE/MAX Crossroads

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RE/MAX Crossroads has moved to a new location in Lincolnton. The business recently moved from its location on North Generals Boulevard, to 2414 East Main Street in the old Charter Communications building in Boger City. Lisa Borders, her husband, Gary, and Jeremy Falls own the business, which opened in 2007.…

Pumpkin patch ready for fall fun

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Last year, John Herter’s 11-year-old daughter brought home a packet of pumpkin seeds. The two planted the seeds and up sprouted three pumpkins. This year, those three pumpkins have turned into more than 1,000. “I’m really tickled that some of them are over 100 pounds,” said Herter. Herter’s pumpkin patch…

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church offers after school care for area students

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Students at Pumpkin Center Primary and Pumpkin Center Intermediate schools have a new option for after school care. Wednesday marked the first day of school for Lincoln County students and the first day of St. Luke’s After School Care, sponsored by St. Luke’s Lutheran Church. “As I thought about the…

Learning Land recognized

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Lincoln County gains access to ICE database

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Lincoln County, along with nine other counties in western North Carolina, will now benefit from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s new information sharing system. The Secure Communities system will assist federal agents in identifying and removing criminal undocumented citizens from the United States, Lincoln County Sheriff Tim Daugherty explained.…