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Being landline locked in a cell-phone world

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I remember the first time I became acquainted with a cell phone. It belonged to a friend of mine. His name was Andrew. He was very cute. He could call his parents to come pick us up from places with his magical, portable phone. I remember how impressive this was.…

Engarement: Houser, Sisk

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Lisa Mae Houser and Robert Eugene Sisk announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Lisa is the daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Dan Houser of Lowesville. She is employed at Gaston Hospital. Robert is the son of Mrs. Mildred S. Sisk and the late Paul Henry Sisk of Lincolnton. He is…

High school band offers serenade

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Members of the he North Lincoln High School Band of Knights hope to raise money by serenading couples. The band’s annual Knight of Love will take place 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. Peter’s by the Lake Episcopal Church in Denver. The concert will begin around 7:20 p.m. Dinner is included…

Race 101 offers chance to learn racing basics

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Two Sherrills Ford teens know exactly what they want to do with their lives. Travis Byrd and Trevor Edwards are determined to be National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) stars. “I want to make a living racing,” Edwards said. “I’ve always had a dream of making it to…

Engagement: Mullen, Wise

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Kathryn Nan Mullen and Robert Aaron Wise announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Katie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Stuart Mullen of Lincolnton. She graduated from North Lincoln High School in 2007 and will graduate from Appalachian State University in May of 2011 with a Bachelor of…

Engagement: Wintermute, Rhyne

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Brianna Lyn Wintermute and Seth Allen Rhyne announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Brianna is the daughter of Chris and Becca Wintermute of Little Falls, N.Y. She is a 2007 graduate of Mohawk Valley Christian Academy in Little Falls, N.Y. and graduated for Lancaster Bible College with a degree in…

Engagement: Cooke, Gantt

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Mia Danielle Cooke and Justin Scott Gantt announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Mia is the daughter of Butch and Joette Ross of Lincolnton and Randall and Robin Cooke of Newton. She is a graduate of West Lincoln High School and East Carolina University. She is employed by Lincoln County…

Engagement: Michael, Mangum

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Brooke Michael of Iron Station and Brad Mangum of Granite Falls announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Brooke is the daughter of Steve and Missy Michael of Iron Station. She graduated from Appalachian State University in 2008 with a degree in Health Education. She is currently attending East Carolina University…

Engagement: Shrum, Lee

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Jennifer Michelle Shrum and Christopher Anthony Lee announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Jennifer is the daughter of Burl and Cindy Shrum of Lincolnton. She is a 2005 graduate of Lincolnton High School and a 2009 graduate of UNC-Wilmington. She is currently employed at Kohl’s. Chris is the son of…

Around Town 2/8/2010

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SCHOLARSHIP The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Secretaries Association is accepting applications for a $750 scholarship. The scholarship is available to students pursuing a college degree in a business-related field of study. Applications may be obtained from the financial aid office at your local community college. For more information, call the…