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Around Town 9/19/2005

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BLOODMOBILE The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Bethphage Lutheran Church from 2:30-7 p.m. today. REUNION The annual Buff reunion will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Lail Building, 8125 N.C. 10 West, Vale. Bring a well-filled basket and drinks. Ice and paper products will be provided. For…

Around Town 9/16/2005

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CHURCH CELEBRATION Daniels Lutheran Church, 3290 Reepsville Road will celebrate its 231st year of ministry on fellowship Sunday with worship at 11 a.m. followed by a covered dish lunch on the grounds. Pastor John Lingle, former pastor of Daniels will preach. Everyone is welcome. SINGING IN THE PARK Pisgah United…

Authors, photos sought for book on county

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Do you live or have you lived in Lincolnton, Denver, Lowesville, Iron Station, Long Shoals, Crouse, Boger City, Flay, Laboratory, Vale, Cats Square or any other community inside Lincoln County? If so, then the Lincoln County Historical Association needs your help. Together, with publishing firm Harris Connect, the association is…

Second annual Business Expo on Tuesday

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The second annual Business Expo kicks off Tuesday at 11 a.m., featuring many businesses in the Lincoln County area. “I hope everyone comes out,” said Jack Funk, expo committee chair. “It will be educational and beneficial.” The day-long event will be held at the James W. Warren Citizen’s Center and…

New ministry helps wounded women

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Women of all races and religions deal with different obstacles — depression, unplanned pregnancies, abusive relationships and struggling marriages. When interacting in the outside world, however, many try to hide their suffering. “A lot of women are so bound up,” said Joeanne McSwain, a prophetess and co-founder of Women Ministries…

Sharing fellowship with nursing home residents

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Nursing home residents have known for the past 20 years that a visit from Betty Rhyne means Bible readings, inspirational stories and fellowship. The former director of the Lincoln County Department of Social Services retired in 1985 and has since then devoted herself to Christian Ministries’ Nursing Home Ministry. “My…

What CAN can and cannot do

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Lincoln County’s Community Alert Network, known as CAN, is designed to let residents know about emergencies or important alerts. When an event occurs, the affected residents are identified and a recorded message is relayed to them by telephone. The system is not the county’s primary way of getting information out…

Boaters feeling the pinch

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High gas prices aren’t just affecting drivers, they’ve also kept many boaters off the lake. “It was slower over Labor Day than usual,” said Allan Hobbs, dock manger at Westport Marina. “I think the high gas prices had something to do with it.” And even with the boat traffic the…

Get ready for third annual Denver Days Sept. 30 – Oct. 1

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The Denver Days fall festival is fast approaching and plans are being finalized. The third annual festival will take place at N.C. 16 and Triangle Circle from Sept. 30 – Oct. 1. “We had 20,000 people last year and we expect a lot more this year,” said Jerry Earnest, president…

Lake Calendar

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PROBUS CLUB The Probus Club of Lake Norman will host an identity theft speaker on Sept. 20. Lt. Leroy Buff will speak. The meeting will take place at Lake Norman Lutheran Church on N.C. 16. Social time will begin at 10 a.m. Guests are welcome. For more information contact club…