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Coalition raising awareness

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The Lincoln County Coalition Against Domestic Violence will be kicking off Domestic Violence Awareness Month with presentations and a memory walk Sunday in Lincolnton. The event will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Citizens Center and outside the courthouse. It will also serve as a 15th anniversary…

50th wedding anniversary

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Rodney and Joyce Burgin will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 2. They were married in 1959 in Gaffney, S.C. A surprise party was thrown for them by family and friends Sept. 19 at Glen Oaks Country Club. They are the parents of Sherry Cottingham of Indian Trail, Shelia and…

Five generations

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Bible Bee winners

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50-year members

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Around Town 9/30/2009

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PUMPKIN PATCH The Boger City United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch will be open through Oct. 31. The pumpkin patch will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from Noon until 9 p.m. on Sundays. All proceeds will benefit the church’s mission ministry. GRANT APPLICATIONS Today is the…

Rain response sparks anger over Denver Days

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Even if the weather got ugly later, folks who showed up to Denver Days before the rain appeared to be having a good time. Above, 10-year-old Tabitha Tarleton and her 9-year-old brother Andrew take a spin on the Catch-N-Air amusement ride on Friday. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo Craig Woolard…

Wendy’s opens new store on N.C. 16 in Denver

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Wendy’s, one of the world’s largest hamburger fast food chains, has opened in Denver. The restaurant, known for its chili, baked potatoes, milkshakes and square hamburgers, opened Sept. 23. Wendy’s, founded by Dave Thomas in 1969, has more than 6,600 restaurants in the United States with 1,400 operated by Wendy’s…

Around Town 9/28/2009

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PUMPKIN PATCH The Boger City United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch will be open through Oct. 31. The pumpkin patch will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from Noon until 9 p.m. on Sundays. All proceeds will benefit the church’s mission ministry. PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB The Lincoln Photography…

Cheers N’ Wings is latest venture for partners

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Lucy Dorantes has stepped out of her culinary comfort zone. For the past seven years, Dorantes has owned Taco Y Tequila, a popular Mexican eatery in Lincolnton. But now, she and business partner, Monica Palacios are the owners of Cheers N’ Wings Bar & Grill, a restaurant and bar that…