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Visiting at Tucker`s Grove

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Gospel comedy set for Saturday

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Despite being billed a gospel comedy, “What Will Be” tackles serious issues including alcoholism and greed. The musical, which is being put on by Entertainment for God Productions, will be performed Saturday at First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Lincolnton at 5:30 p.m. The play is a sequel to “God…

100th Birthday

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New hospital cost issues loom

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Hundreds of thousands of dollars are expected to be added to the cost of a proposed $85 million hospital as state officials mull over whether a new health center is needed in Lincoln County. Almost one month after their initial request was denied, Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln officials attended a crucial…

Lincolnton Fire Department celebrating 100th anniversary

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Lincolnton Fire Depart-ment celebrates 100 years of service, dedication and history this year. Officials will hold an open house ceremony for the public to view the depart-ment’s scrapbook, exhibited items and the facility in celebration of this milestone event. Before the organization of the Lincolnton Volunteer Fire Department, there was…

Around Town 8/24/2007

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PRESCHOOL SLOTS Asbury United Methodist Church Preschool has openings for 4-year-old children. For more information, call (704) 748-2201. HOMECOMING Former members, friends and relatives of Antioch United Methodist Church in Crouse are welcome to the annual homecoming on Sunday. The church is located off of N.C. 150 in Crouse. Guest…

Around Town 8/22/2007

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KISER REUNION The J.S. and Minnie Mauney Kiser family will hold a reunion Saturday at Ivey Memorial United Methodist Church. Fellowship at 4 p.m. and meal at 5 to be followed by a business meeting. BLOODMOBILE The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Abernethy Chevrolet from 2:30 to 7 p.m.…

Supplies dwindling at Christian Ministry

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(This is the third story in an ongoing series celebrating the 30th anniversary of Christian Ministry of Lincoln County) The combination of a heat wave and the start of school has put pressure on Christian Ministry of Lincoln County. “It seems like everybody needs fans,” said Sheron Hovis, emergency services…

67th class reunion

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New school year, new changes for Lincoln Charter School

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The 2007-08 year brings several changes for Lincoln Charter School—one of which is its starting date. Although originally scheduled to begin classes Aug. 20, both campuses pushed back their start to Aug. 27 to allow for completion of the new middle and high school building in Denver. “Because the building…