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WLHS hosts wrestling

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Wrestlers will take to the ring for a good cause Friday night at West Lincoln High School. “We’re looking for a sell-out,” said Rikki Nelson, promoter of the event. Mid-Atlantic Championship of Wrestling “Night of Champions 2” will take place 8 p.m. Friday at West Lincoln High School. Doors open…

Staff and residents celebrate National Nursing Home Week

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Area nursing homes celebrated their residents and staff during National Nursing Home Week. David Black, mayor of Lincolnton, read a proclamation Monday at the Brian Center. He urged every citizen to honor the elderly. “Residents of nursing homes, many of them are a living history of our community,” he said.…

50th anniversary

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Reaction to shopping center plans mixed

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Residents who got their first glimpse at plans for a new shopping center in Denver Monday gave developers high marks for going higher-end, but also voiced concerns about traffic and how it may fit into a new vision for N.C. 16. More than 50 people turned out to Webb’s Chapel…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS Strawberry Festival The annual Strawberry Festival is scheduled is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at East Lincoln High School off N.C. 73. The festival will feature vendors, music, a 5K race and dog show. Interested vendors can call (828) 461-2243. For more information on the…

Around Town 5/13/2009

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TENT REVIVAL Gospel Way Baptist Church, 3904 Tryon Courthouse Road, Cherryville, will have a tent revival 7 p.m. tonight through Friday. Brother John O’Malley will preach each evening. For more information, call (704) 445-8420 or visit www.gospelwayonline.org. SUNRISE ROTARY The Lincolnton Sunrise Rotary Club will meet 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at…

Ribbon cut

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Hitting the mark

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Bankrupt Crescent could affect lots of east Lincoln acreage

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If Charlotte-based Crescent Resources files for bankruptcy, the move may affect thousands of acres in and around east Lincoln County eyed for potential development someday — although exactly how could be anyone’s guess. Duke Energy Chief Financial Officer David Hauser dropped a bombshell last week when he told the Charlotte…

Around Town 5/11/2009

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TENT REVIVAL Gospel Way Baptist Church, 3904 Tryon Courthouse Road, Cherryville, will have a tent revival 7 p.m. tonight through Friday. Brother John O’Malley will preach each evening. For more information, call (704) 445-8420 or visit www.gospelwayonline.org. BICYCLE PLAN MTG. The Centralina Council of Governments will have a bicycle planning…