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Around Town 6/22/2009

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LIGHTHOUSE VBS The Lighthouse Praise and Worship Center, 1816 N. Aspen St., Lincolnton, will have Vacation Bible School from 4-6 p.m. today through Friday. Everyone is welcome to attend. SOUTHSIDE VBS Southside Baptist Church, 1725 Southside Road, Lincolnton, will have their Vacation Bible School, Boomerang Express from 6-8:30 p.m. tonight…

Art quilts

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Camp focuses on service

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Christian campers are seeking people to serve this summer. Carolina Cross Connection is a service-oriented camp whose year-round office is in Lincolnton. Lincoln, Cleveland and Gaston counties all receive service. “We are still looking for more people to help,” said Kristin Fulton, director of Camp Loye White, where Carolina Cross…

Around Town 6/19/2009

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PORKER RUN Driven By Grace Biker Ministry will host its Third Annual Porker Run to benefit Hospice and Palliative Care of Lincoln County on Saturday. Registration will begin 10 a.m. at the Lincolnton Church of God. The cost is $14 for a single rider and $25 for double riders. The…

Church Activities

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HILL’S CHAPEL VBS Hill’s Chapel United Methodist Church will host Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. this evening. This year’s theme is Camp Edge and all activities will involve camping skills and ideas. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. for children and the VBS staff. For more information, call…

2009 Farm Family of the Year growing new crop

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The Brown family of Double B Farms in west Lincoln have been named Lincoln County Soil and Water Conservation District Farm Family of the Year. “We’ve worked all these years to better serve the conservation program,” said Clyde Brown, co-owner. “It was a reward to hear it.” Clyde’s son, Brent,…

LHS student serves as page

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50th anniversary

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Larry and Myra Little of Maiden celebrate their 50th anniversary today, June 17. They are the parents of Bobby and Gail Little of Newton, Randale and Jackie Little of Sherrills Ford, Mike and Angie Harris of Maiden and Regina and Mitchell Turner of Newton. Grandchildren are Rodney and Clay Little,…

50th anniversary

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C.C. and Donna Hunt of Iron Station will celebrate their 50th anniversary June 21. They are the parents of Ginny and Gary Pyne of Iron Station and Tim Hunt of Iron Station. Grandchildren are Aaron Pyne of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Amanda Pyne of Iron Station and Sirkka Hunt of Iron…

County opts not to buy old bank right away

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Lincoln County commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to renew the county’s lease of the old Bank of America building in the Courthouse Square for office space, rather than exercising an option to purchase the property. The county will seek a two-year extension to the lease, but will accept a three-year…