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Ministry awards its first GED

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Seth Gregory was having trouble fitting in at Bandys High School. The Sherrills Ford resident could not get along with some of his teachers. A “class clown,” Gregory found himself in trouble many times. He got into fights with other students, but claimed most of the issues were with teachers.…

New leaders set vision for ELBA

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The East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA) has new leadership that wants to increase membership and partner with other local organizations to better serve the community. Kathy Vinzant was elected president, replacing Maeneen Klein, and Philip Cantelmi was elected vice president, replacing Martha Lide, in January. Vinzant and Cantelmi, both Denver…

Lake Norman Flooring offers wide selection

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Kathy Wheeling wants her store, Lake Norman Flooring, to have products that will fit everyone’s needs. The business carries a variety of flooring, from granite to hardwood to laminate. Brands include Mohawk and Summerset hardwoods, Beaulieu carpet and Happy Floors tile. A popular option with customers is vinyl hardwood flooring,…

Treasure Hunt offers bargain shopping

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A new store, offering everything from chainsaws to clothing, has opened in Lincolnton. Treasure Hunt, owned by Russell Dye, carries clothing and accessories for men, women and children. The items come from wholesale retailers or closeout sales, which allows the store to sell them for 50 percent less than retail…

Horvat, Fisher Engagement

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Ariana Amanda Horvat and William Joshua Fisher announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Ariana is the daughter of Andy and Susan Horvat of Lincolnton. She is a 2006 graduate of West Lincoln High School and recently graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of…

Lincoln County Schools art awards announced

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County has announced the winners of the 2010 Lincoln County Schools Student Art Show. High School Best of Show Esther Lee, East Lincoln Color Drawings First place: Matt Murtagh, North Lincoln Second place: Emily Komala, East Lincoln Third place: Charley Funderburke, North Lincoln Honorable mention:…

Honor Air

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Around Town 5/24/2010

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BLUE STAR MOTHERS The Blue Star Mothers will hold an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. this evening at the Lincolnton National Guard Armory, located at 1224 N. Aspen St., in Lincolnton. For more information, contact Margaret Gunsley at webjamb@yahoo.com. DIABETES PROGRAM Carolinas Medical Center – Lincoln will offer a “Natural…

Church Activities

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REVIVAL Greater Works Full Gospel Ministries will hold a revival 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday. Guest speakers include the Rev. Walter Odum Jr., of Rescue Ministries in Lincolnton (Friday), Bishop Samuel Ervin Jr. of El Shaddai Full Gospel Independent Baptist Church in Iron Station (Saturday) and Apostle Eugene…

Around Town 5/21/2010

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YOUTH YARD SALE The Reepsville Baptist Church Youth Group will hold a community yard sale and car wash beginning 7 a.m. Saturday at the Union Volunteer Fire Department, located on Reepsville Road in Vale. To reserve a stop, call Melissa Cook at (704) 276-3749. SPIRT LIFE YARD SALE Spirit Life…