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Library hosts pajama party

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Children and their parents are invited to bring their pajamas and holiday cheer Monday to the Charles R. Jonas Library in Lincolnton. A Christmas Bedtime Story Hour will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will include food, prizes and classic Christmas tales. “’Tis the season to visit the library,” said Mary…

60th anniversary

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Ernest and Bessie Leigh of Boger City celebrated their 60thh anniversary Dec. 12. They were married Dec. 12, 1947 at the Alexis home of the Rev. L.A. McClure. They have a son, Todd Leigh of Lincolnton. He is retired as owner and president of Lincoln Builders Inc. She is a…

Tree farm is family-oriented business

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For 14 years, Bill Cline and his family ran Cedar Lake Tree Farm in Charlotte. It was a successful business, a family farm and a popular destination for Christmas tree seekers. But all that changed when a little road called Interstate 485 came through the property six years ago. “We…

Sweet Things allows you time for yourself

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If you’re looking to spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying yourself this Christmas season, there’s a place in Denver that may have the solution to your problem. Sweet Things Coffee Shop, located at 2774 N.C. 16 North, is hoping to take some of the work out…

Verdict Ridge holds annual drive for food

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Verdict Ridge Golf and Country Club recently held its annual food drive. Members, residents and staff of Verdict Ridge all pitched in by donating bags of canned food for the Lincoln County Child Advocacy Center. The food drive was held to benefit local families in need. “We felt it was…

Around Town 12/12/2007

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BOARD MEETING The Lincoln Charter School will have a board meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Lincolnton Campus, 133 Eagle’s Nest Road, Lincolnton. For more information, call Robin Harwood at the Denver campus at (704) 483-6611. PASTOR VISITS The Rev. Franklin Lowery and the Gold Hill Missionary Baptist Church…

Grand opening

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Lions Club hosts party for the blind

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The Lincolnton Lions Club gave Lincoln County’s visually impaired a gift of food and fellowship Saturday afternoon at its annual Christmas Party for the Blind. “It’s a way of letting them know other people care,” said Jimmie Bowers, treasurer of the club. The party took place at the Lincoln County…

Exhibit opens, gala celebrates the arts

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Cat Square cutie

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