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Around Town 10/19/2007

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HOTRODDERS BENEFIT The 3rd Annual Hillbilly Hotrodders Benefit Car and Truck Show will begin at 12 p.m. Sunday at Untouchables Pizza, located at the intersection of N.C. 150 and N.C. 16 in Denver. Registration will be from 12 to 3 p.m. All proceeds from this year’s benefit will go to…

Woman wins three blue ribbons

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Jane Goodson entered four items into the Cleveland County Fair and ended up with three blue ribbons. “Three out of four’s not bad,” said the Lincolnton quilter and community college professor. Goodson has quilted for the past three years and has produced around 25 quilts. Some she has given away…

Blood donation saves lives

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This Saturday, area residents will have the opportunity to make a donation that could save someone’s life. And it doesn’t cost a thing. The Red Cross will have a blood drive from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Covenant Bible Church. The drive is being held in honor of…

Iron Station pupils on healthy mission

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Iron Station Elementary School’s PTA is on a mission to make healthy habits fun for their kids. In fact, Iron Station is doing so much to help elementary students develop healthy habits early that they won the Healthy Lifestyle Award from the National PTA. Friday, the PTA sponsored a Walk-a-Thon…

Teen faces charges in fatal accident

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One 16-year-old died and another 16-year-old faces charges. Ryan Seth Hoyle of Newton was charged with careless and reckless driving and misdemeanor death by a vehicle in a Thursday crash on Zur Leonard Road in Lincoln County, according to Highway Patrol officials. His passenger, Donald Tyler Howton, also 16, died…

DECA students plan Pink Knight

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and students at North Lincoln High School are making sure their whole community knows it. North Lincoln’s chapter of DECA (Delta Epsilon Chi Association), an Association of Marketing Students, has organized Pink Knight Friday at North Lincoln’s home football game against Cherryville High School.…

Sheriff offers reflective laces

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In an effort to keep children safe this Halloween, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is offering reflective shoelaces beginning Oct. 18. These laces will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis during the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Trick or treat at your local district…

100th birthday

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50th anniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thompson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception given by their children and grandchildren Sept. 29 at First Baptist Church in Spruce Pine. Thompson is the former Doris K. Rhyne. The couple was married Sept. 29, 1957 in Spruce Pine. He is a retired magistrate.…

Kiwanis Club induction

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