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Help needed for Rocky’s medical expenses

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Rocky may be a small dog, but he has the heart of a fighter, says his foster mom, Cheryl Monteleone. The Pomeranian mix puppy was found abandoned outside of a pet store last month. An employee found Rocky, very ill and sick, and took him to a veterinarian’s office. The…

Brit soccer camp kicking up fun for Denver kids

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Thirty-five youngsters participated in a British soccer camp at Denver United Methodist Church last week. Challenger Sports, a leading soccer company in the United States, and the church teamed up to host the camp. This summer, Challenger Sports will hold more than 2,000 British soccer camps and coach more than…

Engagement: Crisp, Sours

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Lauren Whitney Crisp and Jesse Ray Sours announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Lauren is the daughter of Donald and Janice Crisp of Lincolnton. She is a home school graduate and currently employed by Janice`s Cleaning Service, LLC in Lincolnton. Jesse is the son of Wesley and Tina Sours. He…

Around Town 7/19/2010

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AMITY BAPTIST VBS Amity Baptist Church will hold a Vacation Bible School for ages 3 through 6th grade from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. tonight through Thursday. Dinner will be provided each evening. BPW MEETING The Lincolnton Business and Professional Women will hold a professional women’s networking luncheon Thursday at…

Five generations

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Wedding: Scronce, Ketner

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Paige Ashley Scronce and Blake Edward Ketner were united in marriage July 17, 2010 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Startown. Pastor Weldon Sheets and Pastor John Duncan officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Gregory and Patricia Scronce of Newton. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and…

Community and Church Activities

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YARD SALE The Without Walls Deliverance Center, 118 Colonial Village Drive, Lincolnton, will have a yard sale and fish fry beginning 7 a.m. Saturday. For more information, call Lee Harbison at (980) 429-5696. POPLAR SPRINGS SALE Poplar Springs A.M.E. Zion Church will hold a yard sale and hot dog sale…

Church garden benefits ministry

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Daniels Lutheran Church started a community garden in May, and this week members are delivering its first produce to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County. “We contacted and asked them what produce would best suit their needs,” said the Rev. Ted Bost, pastor at the church. “This way they get more…

LTG holds drama camp

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Pint-sized actors have been mixing and mangling fairy tales all week long at the Lincoln Theatre Guild’s 18th Annual Drama Camp. More than 60 campers will perform altered fairy tales on Friday for friends and family, but their audience shouldn’t expect the standard stories. “They’re really, truly mangled,” said Angela…

Children spend summer learning about healthy living

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A group of Lincoln County students are spending this summer taking on the Healthy Champions Challenge. “Sometimes it’s hard to make healthier choices, but you need to, and that’s all I have to say about that,” said Bartley Neal III, 10, who is participating in the program. Free classes for…