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Around Town 2/6/2009

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AUDITIONS The Lincoln Theatre Guild will hold auditions for an April production of Arthur Miller’s, The Crucible. Parts are available for men and women 15 and older. Auditions will be from 7-9 p.m. Friday, 1-3 p.m. Saturday and 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 402 E. Main St.,…

Church Briefs

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YARD SALE Boger City United Methodist Church’s indoor yard sale will be 8-11 a.m. Saturday. MEN IN MISSION Daniels Lutheran Church, 3290 Reepsville Road, Lincolnton, will host the statewide Lutheran Men in Mission gathering at 11 a.m. Saturday. The theme of the gathering, Mold Me, Shape Me, will feature speakers,…

Furnace Road to rock Citizens Center

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The members of the rock band Furnace Road have some serious plans. “I just want to be a rock star,” said singer Colten Bell, a sophomore at East Lincoln High School. He doesn’t want to be just any rock star. He wants to be the kind of rock star with…

Lincoln native a national finalist

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A Lincolnton native found herself a finalist in a national contest by focusing on sweetness. Shasta Story-Martin is one of three women competing for a $5,000 grand prize in the Pillsbury Make America Sweeter Contest. “I started crying,” Story-Martin said of her reaction to finding out she was a finalist.…

Lincoln Lodge cherishes its long history

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The Masons may not be a secret society, but its members do have their share of secrets. What the “G” stands for on the refurbished sign hanging outside its lodge in downtown Lincolnton is one mystery. “We won’t ever tell you that,” said Ken Mace, a Mason with Lincoln Lodge…

LTG to hold auditions

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The Lincoln Theatre Guild is holding open auditions for The Crucible 7-9 p.m., 1-3 p.m. Saturday and 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Those auditioning are asked to bring a prepared reading or monologue. There will also be cold readings of the script. Additional audition dates may be…

Rotary auction planned

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An art auction hosted by the Denver-Lake Norman Rotary Club will be 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Lincoln Charter School’s high school campus in Denver. Proceeds will benefit Junior Achievement, which places business leaders and representatives in elementary school’ Shelterbox USA, which helps provide disaster relief and the Make-a-Wish…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS DFD BOD meeting The Denver Fire Department’s annual Board of Directors meeting will be 9–10 a.m. Saturday at the DFD headquarters, 3956 N.C. 16. The BOD is expected to discuss next fiscal year’s budget, affecting local fire tax rates. Call (704) 483-5115. Sailing and rowing classes The North…

Around Town 2/4/2009

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LIBRARY CLOSED The Cherryville branch of the Gaston County Public Library will be closed Thursday through Feb.14 for carpet installation. Public service hours will resume Feb. 16 or at the conclusion of the installation project. For more information, call (704) 435-6767 or (704) 868-2164. AUDITIONS The Lincoln Theatre Guild will…