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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,…

Collector the unofficial High Shoals historian

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Steve Bailey likes to explore the unknown and the almost forgotten. His office beneath Drum’s Florist in downtown Lincolnton is filled with maps from his days of discovering caves and historic pictures from his native High Shoals. His collections also include carbine lamps, animal skulls and rocks. He even has…

100-year-old house receives recognition

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When Dee Nachamie first bought a 100-year old house to serve as her law offices, she was filled with indecision. “I struggled with wanting to retain the character of the house because I love old houses, but a the same time, I wanted to do what would be the cost-effective…

Bluegrass festival Saturday

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The CC Spring Fest Bluegrass Festival will be celebrating its 10th anniversary 11 a.m. Saturday at Cross Country Campground in Denver. For the past five years, the festival has taken place in Denver. This year, seven bands will be performing with an estimated 600 people attending. “It’s just good entertainment,”…

2nd suspect charged in cashing of stolen checks

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Sheriff’s detectives have made a second arrest in a stolen checks case reported last month. Denise Page Whitesides, 36, of 1577 Arden Road in Lincolnton, was arrested Monday on five felony counts of forgery of an endorsement and one count of larceny. The alleged victim filed a report on March…

Denver toddler drowns in family swimming pool

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A three-year-old Denver boy has died after his father found him face down in the family swimming pool, Monday afternoon. Drew Michael Williams was dangling his feet in the water while his father was doing yard work at their Smith Cove Road residence. When his father saw Drew near the…

Nurse witnesses devastation in Haiti

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Vicki Dunbridge of Denver witnessed firsthand the strength and courage Haitians demonstrated after multiple earthquakes shook their lives. “I’ve been to Third World countries before and I have never seen the depth of destruction and poverty they had and a lot of it was there before I ever got there,”…

Stoops brings Attention to Detail to Denver

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Does you car need a little extra attention? Matthew Stoops might be able to help. A Huntersville resident, Stoops opened Attention to Detail in January. The business handles car detailing, auctions and onsite sales. Detailing services include interior and leather repair, headlight restoration, light paint and collision work, acid-rain removal…