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Church converts fish camp into sanctuary

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Fox’s Fish Camp, once home to fried fish, is now a worshipping center for Temple Baptist Church. Temple Baptist moved into the old restaurant at 3115 Highway 27 East two months ago. Renovations are still being done to turn the building into a church. So far, church members have painted…

World War II veteran cuts hair, crusades for better VA dental coverage

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Jim Leatherman, 83, proudly wears a hat stating he’s a World War II veteran as he cuts hair at his barber shop on Academy Street in downtown Lincolnton. “There aren’t too many of us now,” Leatherman said. “I used to not wear anything like that, but now I’m letting people…

Top Relay For Life team

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Field fire

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Church Activities

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MISSIONS BENEFIT Today, Fairview Baptist Church, located on Fairview Church Road in Lincolnton, will have a poor man’s supper from 4-8 p.m. Live gospel music will be from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. followed by a live jam session. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Faith at (704)…

Around Town 6/11/2010

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YARD SALE Liberty Tabernacle will have a yard sale and hot dog sale beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday at the Farm Bureau in Lincolnton. Proceeds will go to the building fund. BUFFET BREAKFAST Marvin Methodist Church at 2731 Startown Road will hold a buffet breakfast from 7 till 10 a.m.…

Fresh peaches now plentiful

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Peach season has started, and this year’s crop is practically perfect. “It’s outstanding, one of the best crops in several years” said Josh Crotts, farm manager of Knob Creek Orchard and Creamery in Lawndale. Harvesting has just started at the family farm, and trees will be producing peaches through September.…

Musical a first for guild

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“Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show” is unlike anything else the Lincoln Theatre Guild has ever produced. The musical centers around a young couple who find themselves surrounded by odd characters including Frank-N-Furter, a corset-wearing, mad doctor from the galaxy of Transylvania. “It’s basically about the loss of innocence,” said…

Around Town 6/9/2010

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RELAY CELEBRATION Lincolnton Relay For Life will have a Wrap Up Celebration at 6 p.m. June 10 at Highland Drive Park in Lincolnton. Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome. For more information contact John Dancoff at (704) 608-2503 or e-mail him at jdancoff@steelerubber.com REVIVAL Buffalo Shoals Baptist Church…

2010 Pre-K graduation

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