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Auction to sell off Coca-Cola artifacts

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Coca-Cola artifacts that were once housed in a Lincoln County plant will be auctioned off Saturday. United Country Gates Real Realty and Auction will offer the personal property and real estate owned by the late Charles Costner Sr. and his wife, Hilda, who now resides in a nursing home. Charles…

Around Town 4/19/2010

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PAGEANT Today is the last day to register for the Miss Cherry Blossom Festival Pageant, which will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the mini-park gazebo in downtown Cherryville. Proceeds will benefit the Miss Gastonia Scholarship Fund. For more information or to register, call (704) 827-7277 or visit missgastoniapageant.com…

Nichols, Prather Engagement

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Michele Lin Nichols and Robert Chesley Prather of Gastonia happily announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Michele is the daughter of Ms. Marta Price of Charlotte, and Richard Teixeira of Oroville, Calif. She is a graduate of West Mecklenburg High School and graduated from Central Piedmont Community College with an…

Raby, McKenzie Engagement

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Samantha Lynn Raby and David Brian McKenzie announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Samantha is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joey Raby of Denver. She is a graduate of East Lincoln High School. She is employed with Charlotte Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat in Huntersville. David is the son…

McGee, Pope Engagement

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Rachael Nicole McGee and Joshua Garland Pope announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Rachael is the daughter of David and Lisa Barker and Ashley and Sara McGee of Tuscaloosa, Ala. She is a 2007 graduate of The University of Alabama with a degree in Communication Disorders. She also received a…

Copper wire thefts being investigated

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Authorities are seeking information after three heating and air units were stripped of copper late last month. Lincoln County sheriff’s detectives say that sometime between March 20 and March 23 copper was stripped from two units on Forney Hill in Denver. In an unrelated case, copper was also taken from…

School Board moves to shore up finances

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The Lincoln County Board of Education made moves to raise money and save money at its April meeting Wednesday night. The board approved a 90-day non-binding agreement with Power Partners Mastec/ American Solar Integrators. The company is interested in leasing school space for the production of solar power. If the…

Church Activities

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THEOLOGY CLASSES The Dr. Charles Cranford School of Theology is taking registrations for fall semester classes. For more information, call (704) 732-1131. BREAKFAST Bess Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 6073 Flay Road in Cherryville, will hold a breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday. For more information, call Frankie Brown at…

Around Town 4/16/2010

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RAFFLE The Commandment Keepers Church of the Living God is holding a “Sowing of the Seeds” fundraiser raffle. For more information or tickets, call Pamela Boston at (704) 240-8146. DANCE The Lincoln Squares Apple Blossom Dance will be held today at Betty Ross Park in Lincolnton. For more information, call…

WLMS students battling over books

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West Lincoln Middle School won the county Battle of the Books for the fourth time in as many years and are gearing up today to compete in the regionally. “As much work as we put into it, county is to get off all the nervousness of competition,” said Cory Cook,…