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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…

Indiana John and the Headpiece of Ra

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After tirelessly searching yard sales, one Indiana Jones fan made the ultimate find. There in protective packaging was the Headpiece of Ra, a key prop in the Indiana Jones’ movie “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” “I knew right away,” said John Warlick, Lincolnton’s biggest Indiana Jones fan. “I was overtaken…

Y’all come! Ranch House Cafй eager to welcome and serve you

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There is nothing better than Southern home cooking and great hospitality, and the Ranch House Cafй offers just that and more. “People come in here and sit down and talk for hours,” said Sue Pulley, mother of the owner of the Ranch House Cafй. “It’s just a great atmosphere.” Regulars…

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…

Around Town 7/4/2005

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WATER AEROBICS The Lincolnton Recreation Pool at Betty G. Ross Park is offering water aerobics on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. (7:30 to 8:30 p.m. after July 7th). Cost is $3 per session or $20 for the entire summer program. The class will meet July 5…

West Lincoln tractor repairman uses a lifetime of knowledge

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For much of his adult life, 86-year old, Everette Wise has made tractors, engines and mechanical dilemmas his life and he doesn’t have any plans of stopping soon. “I rebuild, restore and tune them up,” Wise said. “I do anything that needs to be done. I’ve been on my own…

Winning big in Kiddy Kountry

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Although a number of five-star daycare facilities received honors at the “State of the Young Child Recognition Ceremony,” one three-star facility also shined bright. The ceremony was held in Gaston County Wednesday night and Vale’s Kiddy Kountry Child Care received two awards. The center improved from one to three stars…

Protest art up another year

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Mannequins splattered with red paint and protest signs spouting “Go faster!” have lined a stretch of N.C. 18 for nearly a year. According to the owner, the art is here to stay. “I was going to take them down because there had not been a wreck since July 8,” said…