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Engagement: Moore, Walker

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Emily Lauren Moore and Justin Lee Walker announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Emily is the daughter of Jimmy and Sandra Moore of Lincolnton. She is a 2006 graduate of West Lincoln High School and a 2009 graduate of Gaston College with an Associate of Applied Science degree. She is…

Heavner honored

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Deputies hope for tips on bike theft

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking for information in the theft of a racing dirt bike last month. On July 21, a racing dirt bike was taken from a home in the 4000 block of King Wilkinson Road, authorities said. The bike is described as a green 2006 Kawasaki…

Around Town 8/9/2010

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REEPSVILLE VBS Reepsville Baptist Church will hold a Vacation Bible School for ages birth-18 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight-Wednesday. HOWARDS CREEK FD The Ladies Auxiliary will meet 7 p.m. tonight at the Howards Creek Volunteer Fire Department. NARFE MEETING The National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday…

Renovated barn becomes a business

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Glenda Miller’s four-year-long project to renovate her barn is finally wrapping up. Miller is the owner of Red Bone Willy’s Trading Co. and De Starte Bed and Breakfast Inn, both near the intersection of N.C. 18 and N.C. 27 on the western edge of Lincoln County. She has been renovating…

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…

Fire firefighters hope to ‘fill the boot’ to battle muscular dystrophy

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Lincolnton and Boger City firefighters will join forces this weekend in an effort to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. On Saturday and Sunday, firefighters will be standing at the entrances of the Lincolnton Wal-Mart and Lowe’s stores to raise money through their annual “Fill the Boot” campaign. “The…

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…