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Around Town 8/6/2010

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SCHOOL SUPPLIES The Pumpkin Center Volunteer Fire Department, 2911 Lee Lawing Road, Lincolnton, will have their annual School Supplies Drive now through the end of August. Donations may be dropped off at the fire station. YARD SALE Oak Grove Baptist Church in Lincolnton will have a yard sale and car…

Church Activities

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FAMILY CONFERENCE Providence Missionary Baptist Church, 1110 E. Pine St., Lincolnton, will hold a Focus on the Family conference at 7 p.m. tonight and 9 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Benjamin and Minister Tangela Hilton will be the guest preachers. For more information, call Minister Cobb at (704) 477-8360 or e-mail…

Local kitten needs help with vet bills

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Sage, a kitten pulled from the Lincoln County Animal Shelter, is recovering after overcoming an infection. The white kitten, about 12 weeks old, is being fostered by Jan Kachilo, a volunteer with Catering to Cats & Dogs, a nonprofit animal rescue organization based in Cornelius. Sage, her mother and two…

Worshippers gather at Rock Springs

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Dozens of people gathered to worship under the arbor at the Rock Springs Campmeeting Monday morning. Campers filled up the wooden pews and clung to their hymnal books as they softly sung “Tell it to Jesus” and “I Found a Friend.” Rev. Tony Matthews, of Bethel and Fairfield United Methodist…

Grant funds summer program for Catawba Springs Elementary

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Hill’s Chapel United Methodist Church hosted a summer program for Catawba Springs Elementary School students last week. The Lowesville church received a grant from Western Carolina United Methodist Church Conference. The $1,000 grant paid for a hotdog lunch, snacks and teaching materials and supplies. Some of the Catawba Springs teachers…

CMC opens urgent care facility in Denver

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Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln has opened East Lincoln Urgent Care Express in Denver. The facility has one provider at all times and a physician’s assistant, Jim Rapskinski. The providers come from Carolinas Healthcare System, which owns CMC-Lincoln. The urgent care provides treatment for minor illnesses, such as scrapes, cuts, joint injuries,…

Around Town 8/4/2010

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SCHOOL SUPPLIES The Pumpkin Center Volunteer Fire Department, 2911 Lee Lawing Road, Lincolnton, will have their annual School Supplies Drive now through the end of August. Donations may be dropped off at the fire station. FIRST WESLEYAN VBS The First Wesleyan Church, 115 Bonview Ave., Lincolnton, will hold a Vacation…

Arts Council seeks potters for Catawba Valley exhibition

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County encourages all area potters to participate in the Eighth Annual Catawba Valley Pottery Exhibition. “It’s a popular exhibit for us. We’re able to fill both our galleries,” said Shelly Johnston, director of the council. “We would like to encourage new artists to exhibit with…

4-H scholarship winner

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Warlick, Cook Engagement

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Scott and Angie Warlick of Vale announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Jennifer Brooke Warlick to Curtis Gavin Cook. Jennifer is a 2007 graduate of West Lincoln High School. She is a student at Gaston College and is currently employed by Bi-Lo in Lincolnton. Curtis is the…