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Schrum, Recore Wedding

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Megan Lynn Schrum and Thomas Earl Recore exchanged marriage vows February 6, 2010 at Messiah United Methodist Church. Pastor Bill Draughn officiated the 6 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Max and Robin Shrum of Lincolnton. Grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Pete Schrum and the late…

Turning recycling ethic into a serious business

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Franklin Evans and his family like their cereal. It is one product, along with milk, that they buy frequently. All those plastic jugs and cardboard boxes can stack up pretty quickly. Once they do, Evans recycles them, along with anything else he and his family can find around their Pumpkin…

Church Activities

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FISH FRY St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church will have a fish fry from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Friday during Lent. Takeout orders will be available. BREAKFAST Bethel Baptist Church, located at 200 Bethel Church Road in Lincolnton, will have a senior citizens breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Saturday. MOVIE NIGHT…

Around Town 3/5/2010

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TUCKERS GROVE Tuckers Grove United Methodist Church, located at 5958 Tuckers Grove Church Road in Iron Station, will have a fish fry beginning at 1 p.m. today and 10 a.m. Saturday. For more information or to place an order, call (704) 735-5769. COMPUTER USERS The Computer Users Group of Lincolnton…

Dagwood’s stacks up healthy options

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Carol and John Miller wanted to open a restaurant with healthier options, but not stray away from something the community loved. The couple recently opened Dagwood’s in the former I Can’t Believe it’s Yogurt space in Lincolnton. The eatery offers healthy subs, pastas and soups, along with hand-dipped frozen yogurt…

Sending a little light into a gloomy place

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After seeing the devastation of the massive earthquake in Haiti, Cherryville resident, Ruth Royster knew she had to do something for the people affected in the aftermath. Shortly after the quake, Royster saw an advertisement in a magazine encouraging readers to send any source of light, including flashlights and candles.…

Bohn honored as one of USDA’s top employees

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A Lincolnton man has received a high honor from President Barack Obama. In December, Perry Bohn received the President’s Volunteer Service Award and was recognized as one of the top 100 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Employees. He has been a seed marketing specialist for six years in USDA’s Gastonia…

Buckets of Hope

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Polished Apple

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Maiden High School students want to slow down use of r-word

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Today, hundreds of Maiden High School students will sign a pledge to “Spread the Word to End the R-Word.” “Our Varsity Blue members will be taking a stand to raise awareness of how harmful using the word ‘retard’ or ‘retarded’ can be,” Maiden High School Athletic Director, Butch Parker said.…