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Acupuncturist raises money for fight against lymphoma

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Kathy Rummage never knew her grandfather. Lymphoma took his life before she was born. Rummage’s mother, Barbara Scott, was only two when her father, Bill McKenzie, died. Lymphoma, cancers that originate in the lymphatic system, took the lives of other family members in Rummage’s family and friends. Her mother was…

Walk for life to support Pregnancy Care Center

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Shelly Stewart does not know where she would be without help from the Pregnancy Care Center. The single mother found out she was pregnant at age 41. Seven months later, her son Elijah was born. Stewart was seeking emotional support and spiritual guidance while pregnant, but unsure of where to…

Around Town 9/9/2009

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DIVORCE CARE The Divorce Care Ministry at the First Presbyterian Church of Cherryville will have a new class beginning 5:30 p.m. this evening. For more information, call the church office at (704) 435-6064 or (704) 435-0926. GRIEF/DIVORCE Grief Share and Divorce Care videos and support groups will be offered 6…

Around Town 9/7/2009

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POOL HOURS The Lincolnton Recreation Pool located at Betty G. Ross Park will be open until 5 p.m. today. Admission is $2. EMBROIDERY GROUP An embroidery group will meet from 9 a.m. until noon on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at the Lincoln County Senior Center, Room…

Outdoor class

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Different Drummer changes the rhythm of florist shop

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Jeanne Bailey has added something new to her Lincolnton floral shop. Bailey, and her husband, Steve, have owned Drum’s Florist and Gifts for 15 years. This summer, Bailey decided to open Different Drummer Boutique inside her floral shop. The boutique carries Gypsy Rose jewelry, clothing, handbags, blankets and board games…

Pancake fundraiser

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Restored building downtown houses law firm, salon

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Three friends have brought an old building back to life. Beverly and Wesley Black, and friend Chris Brogden, restored, refinished and revamped the building that is now home to Beverly’s salon, BBs-Salon, and Wesley’s law firm, The Black Law Firm. The Blacks gave much of the credit to Brogden, a…

‘High School Musical’ live in Cherryville

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Cherryville Little Theater’s production of High School Musical started with a casual conversation in the cold waiting for a Christmas parade. “It was sort of a joke,” said Debbie Hopper, director. Hopper had been heavily involved in the theater 15 years earlier. “I’ve had children and marriage and all that…

Genealogy the focus of 75th reunion

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The Andreas Killian Association will celebrate its diamond anniversary with a reunion this weekend. Some of those attending will be coming from as far away as Germany and California. More will be coming from the Lincoln County area, which Andreas Killian once called home. “We cordially invite anyone who would…