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Only the sweet serve the sweets

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Women’s auxiliary donates to ELCM

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The Church of Scientology, Mission of Central Charlotte’s women’s auxiliary, recently held a successful food drive for Eastern Lincoln Christian Ministries according to auxiliary director Beth Ludwig. While not the first fund-raising project for the 25-member group, Ludwig said it’s the first large-scale project the group’s done. “We had the…

The Captain and his crew

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Banquet honors bass champions

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The Balls Creek Bassmasters held their annual Champions Banquet last Saturday to honor its 2005 annual and monthly tournament winners. The 30 member club holds 12 tournaments a year awarding points at each tournament. At year end the angler with the most points is crowned Club Champion. Point winner. 2005…

ELBA president, business owner involved in community

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Peter Browne of Denver is a man accustomed to wearing many hats. Not only is he the president of the East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA), he’s the owner/operator of The UPS Store located at the Waterside Crossing Shopping Center at N.C. 16/73. “I retired from First Union in 2002 and…

Lake Calendar

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FESTIVAL AND FASHION SHOW The 21st annual starwberry festival to benefit the East Lincoln High School parent/teachers association will be held from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, at ELHS. The group is also planning a fashion show at 6:30 p.m. at Verdict Ridge Country Club on Thursday, May…

Around Town 3/1/2006

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FISH FRY Bethlehem United Methodist Church on N.C. 182, will hold a fish fry from 4 – 8 p.m. Saturday (or until the fish runs out!). Plate includes fish, hushpuppies, slaw, French fries, drink and dessert. Dine in, carry out or drive through. Donations will be accepted for the building…

Around Town 2/27/2006

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BENEFIT The Buffalo Shoals Community Association will host a benefit starting at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Buffalo Shoals Clubhouse for Darlene Shaffer, a cancer victim. The cost is $7 a plate; $3 for children younger than 6. Menu is barbecued chicken or pork, baked beans, slaw, chips, dessert and…

Three Town and Country Realty agents win top awards

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Judy Holland originally wanted to take cake decorating classes with friends at Gaston College, but she discovered the class was canceled. Her friends decided to take real estate classes instead. “We all decided to switch over,” said Holland. “I enjoyed taking the classes but never thought I’d work in real…

Good cooking funds cause

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If there’s one way to raise money in Lincoln County, it’s with good southern cooking. Crouse United Methodist Church knows this and hopes meals catered by the Home Place will bring in donations to their Building Fund. “Our church has grown so much in the last year or so that…