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Around Town 10/8/2007

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SENIOR FEAST All seniors are invited to Wayne’s Second Friday Monthly Feast, scheduled for 9:45 a.m. Friday at Captain Pete’s Restaurant, N.C. 150 East, Denver. The cost is $6 a person and includes tip. Dr. Amanda Barker will be the guest speaker. This is a monthly feast and is open…

Speed racer

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Foothills Fresh earns recognition

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Foothills Fresh, a cooperative extension program, was recognized by the North Carolina Fruits and Veggies Nutrition Coalition for its efforts in promoting better health for all North Carolinians. Foothills Fresh helps farmers market fresh produce, farm products and agricultural tourism. The coalition presented it with the Gold Star Award. Accepting…

50th anniversary

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Two pilots fly planes they built

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The Wright Brothers may have been the first to fly a plane, but they aren’t the only pilots who have soared to new heights in North Carolina. They did it at the Outer Banks. Hal Schwab and Larry Latshaw are doing it right here in Lincoln County. Both Schwab and…

International fest displays multicultural taste

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What began as a rainy day turned bright and sunny for the ninth annual International Festival, sponsored by Centro Contacto Latino and the South Fork Baptist Association and held at First Baptist Church in Lincolnton. “Despite the rain, we’re going,” said Cesi Penate, one of the festival’s organizers. The festival…

Officer wins top honor

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Fooling around with nunchucks from time to time and doing his job landed Sgt. William Vaughn an award for police officer of the year for North Carolina presented by the Universal Martial Arts Association. The 39-year-old, in charge of Lincolnton’s patrol division, accepted the award Sept. 29 with a handful…

Fundraiser to benefit schoolhouse restoration

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Bargain hunters, architectural enthusiasts, and history buffs will all find gratification at Landers Chapel Methodist Church this weekend. A fundraiser for a schoolhouse restoration will begin at 7 a.m. and last until 2 p.m. Saturday at 1205 Long Shoals Rd. Participants can buy items donated for the yard sale, eat…

Pair has passion for tough job

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The job title says it all – home based family services social worker. Christy Ard and Shelley Caldwell spend their time working closely with children and their families, often in their homes. Their goal is to prevent discipline problems at school, truancy and run-ins with the law. “You spend a…

Around Town 10/5/2007

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HOMECOMING First Christian Church, 735 Buffalo Shoals Road, will have homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday. Please bring a covered dish item. Everyone is welcome. YARD SALE/FISH FRY Women Ministries of Reconciliation will sponsor the second annual Fall Yard Sale/Fish Fry beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday at 445 Rhodes St., Lincolnton.…