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Around Town 7/8/2005

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BLOODMOBILES The American Red Cross will have bloodmobiles at Saith Baptist Church on Old Plank Road from 2:30 to 7 p.m. Monday and Gainsville Baptist Church on N.C. 182 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday. CAR SHOW FUND-RAISER The Tach Twisters Club will hold a car show at Macedonia Baptist…

Home Health nurse treasures job

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West Lincoln resident Ann Hoover enjoys her career at the Home Health Agency in Lincolnton. It allows her to lend her time and skills to help people. “My job is really challenging,” Hoover, 57, said. “It has its rewards, which is seeing the progress of the patient.” Hoover, a registered…

50th anniversary

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G. H. Schronce Jr. and Sue Gilbert Schronce of Iron Station celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at their home on June 10. The couple was married at Iron Station United Methodist Church in 1955. They have two children, Dennis Schronce and Michael Schronce, both of Lincolnton. They have two grandchildren,…

Riverkeeper to head international board

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Donna Lisenby, riverkeeper of the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation has been elected to the leadership of the Waterkeeper Alliance Board of Directors, an international environmental advocacy organization. Riverkeepers, coastkeepers, soundkeepers and baykeepers from Maine to Florida elected Lisenby to the board at its annual conference in June in East Stroudsburg, PA.…

Hearing on no-wake buoys slated

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The Lake Norman Marine Commission will hold a public hearing on its “No- Wake Buoy” regulations on Monday, July 11 at 7 p.m. Some of the suggested changes include removing unauthorized buoys from the lake, which has become a huge problem, said Bob Elliott, executive director with the commission. “All…

Limit lifted on fishing at lake

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RALEIGH — Striped bass anglers fishing Lake Norman will be able to keep four stripers of any size per day from July 1 to Sept. 30. The new regulation, approved by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission in March, allows anglers fishing Lake Norman to harvest striped bass that otherwise might…

Festive mood lit up the sky at celebration

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Denver came alive Saturday night with an early celebration of America’s birthday. The East Lincoln High School stadium stands were filled with a patriotic crowd who came to get involved in the evening’s festivities. The large crowd (above) that streamed into the stands enjoyed live entertainment, games and plenty to…

Lake Calendar

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2ND FRIDAY WAYNE’S SENIOR FEAST Wayne’s Friday feast will be held at Capt’n Pete’s Restaurant on July 8 at 9:45 a.m. Each church should bring at least two gifts for Bingo winners. For more information call Celia Deese, 704-483-4355.…

Around Town 7/6/2005

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GOSPEL CONCERT The Down East Boys will visit Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. A love offering will be collected at the end of the service. The church is located at 318 W. Ballard St. For information, call (704) 435-6934. SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION Applications are now being accepted for…