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Haunted mill means thrills and chills

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Those who visit “Terror By the Creek” at the 117-year-old Howard’s Creek Mill have experienced all the good scares. There’s the startle scare, the gross-out scare and the “You’ve got to be kidding me” scare. Participants have laughed, passed out, come back over and over and refused to ever enter…

Rebels take county cross country titles

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he West Lincoln Rebels cross-country team won both the Lincoln County mens and womens championships Tuesday at Highland Park. For the women, it was the third consecutive time they’ve bested their county competition; the men had not won the Lincoln County crown since the inaugural run in 1996. West Lincoln…

Around Town 9/30/2005

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SINGING Grace Baptist Church will hold a Saturday singing with Joyful Hearts at 6 p.m. on Oct 1. The church is located at 1185 Little Road. For more information call (828) 466-0490. COMPUTER MEETING The Computer Users Group of Lincolnton meeting will start at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday in the…

Lincolnton man cooks at Johnson & Wales

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While cooking has been in Greg Chapman’s family many years, Chapman himself wanted a career that would really take off. “I was going to have a career in the airline industry,” he said, “but when Piedmont Air merged with U.S. Air, my job as an agent ended.” Over the next…

Maiden man is “slo-o-o-w as molasses”

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MAIDEN – Maiden resident Howard Goodson believes he’s made about 1,200 gallons of molasses over the past 40 years, yielding 30 gallons per year. “Nowadays, I only make molasses once per year,” he said, “and that yields about 18 gallons.” This past Saturday, Goodson, his three sons – Franky, Freddy…

The Rev. Morrie Lawing

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It is said that people are “called” to the ministry by God. If so, the Rev. Morrie Lawing is no exception to that rule. “I got introduced to the ministry while selling plumbing supplies in Greenville, S.C.,” said Lawing. His first experience with ministry came with Young Life, a non-denominational,…

He’s planting a church to harvest souls for Jesus

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Farmers plant crops with the hopes of reaping a large yield at harvest time. For Pastor Morrie Lawing, he’s hoping to plant a new church in Denver, where he’ll reap a large amount of souls for Christ. “I began planting my first church in Charlotte in 1996,” he said, “and…

Get a head start on Denver Days fun

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DENVER–While the Denver Days celebration doesn’t officially start until Friday, the amusement rides and games will be coming to the site of the Denver Days festival one day early. According to Jerry Earnest, President of Denver Days, the contract for Cole Amusements was for Thursday Sept. 29 to Saturday Oct.…

Lake Calendar

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CONCERT The Lake Norman Orchestra will be in concert Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church Parish Life Center. The program will feature patriotic, classical and pop selections. For more information call the Lake Norman Orchestra at (704)-664-8220. BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL J&J Entertainment presents the 5th annual…

Around Town 9/28/2005

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CONSIGNMENT SALE A children’s, teens’, maternity fall and winter consignment sale will take place from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Covenant Bible Church, 2168 Gastonia Highway. Clothing, cribs, swings, strollers, car seats, kids’ furniture, books, toys, outdoor play units and more will be available. HOMECOMING Cornerstone Church of God,…