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Final preparations underway for East Lincoln Relay for Life

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A pep talk by representatives of the American Red Cross highlighted one of the last team captain’s meetings for the upcoming East Lincoln Relay for Life, scheduled April 7 and 8 at East Lincoln High School. According to East Lincoln Relay chairwoman Patsy Black, the goals for both the Lincolnton…

Lake Calendar

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CANDIDATE FORUM The monthly Lincoln County Democratic party meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 11 at Unity Presbyterian Church. It will feature the party’s candidates for office. Donations will be accepted to cover the cost of a fish fry and printing costs for the precincts. For more information or…

Around Town 4/5/2006

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GOSPEL SINGING Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church, 318 W. Ballard St., will have gospel singing featuring The Travelers on Saturday beginning at 7 p.m. A love offering will be collected after the service. For more information, call (704) 435-6934. PASSION PLAY Reeps Grove United Methodist Church’s Easter Passion Play will be…

Block party reaches out to residents of McIntosh

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It’s the part of Denver nicknamed “The Hell Hole” – a section of Denver that rarely makes the news unless it’s bad news. On Saturday, several black churches from Denver gathered in the McIntosh neighborhood off N.C. 16 to change that negative perception. They held a block party to reach…

Park in East Lincoln draws closer to reality

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The dream of a recreational park in eastern Lincoln County took one step closer to reality last Tuesday. At the monthly East Lincoln Area Council (ELAC) meeting held at Safari Miles in front of an overflow crowd, design renderings were displayed and presented by Denver resident Sylvia Holmes and the…

Around Town 4/3/2006

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GRACE SINGLES First Baptist Church, 201 Robin Road, Lincolnton, will present an Italian meal and gospel concert featuring “4 For One” 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the Family Life Center. Come join the group of single and single-again adults (all ages) for music, inspiration, food, fun and good Christian fellowship to…

Marine Corps League drive to establish Lincoln County detachment now underway

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John Grindel Sr. is a man with a mission. Correction. He’s a (ret.) Marine with a mission. He’s the District Vice Commandant of the Marine Crops League Catawba Valley Detachment and he’s looking for Marines, past and present, to form a Lincolnton detachment. “We have one in Gastonia with some…

Spring flowers in South Mountains

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MATT SCHNABEL Special to the LTN ———————————— Spring is a beautiful time of the year, with the temperatures warming, birds singing and many wildflowers starting to put on their annual show of colors. Each species is unique with various shapes of flowers and leaves, scents ranging from sweet to pungent…

Spake Antiques – a little bit of everything

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Spake Antiques in west Lincoln has the feel of an overflowing closet packed with 100 years of history and accumulated clutter. There are boxes upon boxes of books and records. The walls are filled with old pictures and posters. Shelves are lined with antique bottles and miscellaneous items. Ask owner,…