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Around Town 5/24/2010

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BLUE STAR MOTHERS The Blue Star Mothers will hold an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. this evening at the Lincolnton National Guard Armory, located at 1224 N. Aspen St., in Lincolnton. For more information, contact Margaret Gunsley at webjamb@yahoo.com. DIABETES PROGRAM Carolinas Medical Center – Lincoln will offer a “Natural…

Treasure Hunt offers bargain shopping

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A new store, offering everything from chainsaws to clothing, has opened in Lincolnton. Treasure Hunt, owned by Russell Dye, carries clothing and accessories for men, women and children. The items come from wholesale retailers or closeout sales, which allows the store to sell them for 50 percent less than retail…

Horvat, Fisher Engagement

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Ariana Amanda Horvat and William Joshua Fisher announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Ariana is the daughter of Andy and Susan Horvat of Lincolnton. She is a 2006 graduate of West Lincoln High School and recently graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of…

Lincoln County Schools art awards announced

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County has announced the winners of the 2010 Lincoln County Schools Student Art Show. High School Best of Show Esther Lee, East Lincoln Color Drawings First place: Matt Murtagh, North Lincoln Second place: Emily Komala, East Lincoln Third place: Charley Funderburke, North Lincoln Honorable mention:…

Honor Air

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Firearms stolen from home

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Authorities are asking for information on a case after several guns were taken from a home near the county line. On Monday, a breaking and entering and larceny was reported in the 3000 block of Summerrow Road, near Maiden. The suspects kicked in the front door, entered the back bedroom…

Police: Search turned up drugs

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A 17-year-old, wanted on drug-related charges, was arrested Monday by Lincolnton Police. Johnny Ray Izard, 17, of 4160 Kent St., in Maiden, was served a warrant for arrest on a simple possession charge after a tip revealed he was visiting a Mauney Drive apartment complex, but what officers reporting finding…

Sex offender tied to rape, child porn

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An accused child molester is behind bars and police fear there may be more victims involved. On Wednesday, Cherryville Police arrested Douglas Dalton Rayfield II, 36, of 144 Rayfield Drive in Bessemer City, on a felony charge of first-degree rape of a child, Lt. Mike Allred said. In addition, the…

Church Activities

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REVIVAL Greater Works Full Gospel Ministries will hold a revival 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday. Guest speakers include the Rev. Walter Odum Jr., of Rescue Ministries in Lincolnton (Friday), Bishop Samuel Ervin Jr. of El Shaddai Full Gospel Independent Baptist Church in Iron Station (Saturday) and Apostle Eugene…