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Around Town 7/27/2007

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HOTDOG SALE A hotdog sale benefit will be held at Oak Grove Baptist Church for Kim Sisk Friday. Proceeds will go towards medical bills. REVIVAL Roseland Baptist Church, located at 1172 Rosehill Drive, will hold a revival Aug. 1-3 at 7 nightly. Speaker will be the Rev. Larry Little. Everyone…

Fallen serviceman honored

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He may not have died overseas, but Sgt. James “Jamie” Lynch lost his life loving and in service of his country. The Lincoln County resident, age 30, was killed Saturday in a single-car accident off Interstate 40 in Greensboro on his way to weekend duty in Raleigh with the National…

Elite Team

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Members of the elite team at Maurice Moore’s Karate Academy in Lincolnton took home the gold recently at the Carolinas Martial Arts Open held in Columbia, S.C. and the Universal Martial Arts Karate tournament. The students received 22 first-place trophies, 12 second-place trophies and several finalists. Back row (L to…

Chamber job a challenge

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The Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is an organization that may prove helpful to people who move to the area from other cities. Crystal Gettys, who works in membership services at the chamber, knows exactly what it’s like to be the new kid in town. The Siler City native moved…

Little Boy, Big Squash

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Church of God’s fried pie free for all

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The women of the Lincolnton Church of God have worked hard all summer producing homemade apple pies for September’s Apple Festival. “By one o’ clock, we’re sold out every year, and every year they say, ‘Make more, make more, make more,’” said Carol King, president of the Lincolnton Church of…

Proud graduates

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What began as a challenge…

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Because retirement didn’t sit well with Bill Noblitt, and with time on his hand, he began crafting lighthouses (above) as well as turtle-head footstools (below). Chris Dean / LTN Photo Bill and Judy Noblitt met on a blind date and have been married for 18 years, but it wasn’t until…

Infirmities no impediment training for the triathlon

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Despite facing individual health issues, a father, mother and son trained hard and took on a triathlon together. “For all of us to be at the park together – that’s a big thing,” said Linda Cantelmi. The trio competed most recently in a triathlon held at Latta Park Plantation in…

Farewell

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