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Around Town 10/24/2008

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FUNDRAISER Members of the Jonas Brothers Fan Club of Lincolnton will hold a “Toys 4 Tech” sale 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at their headquarters, 131 Boulder Drive. All proceeds will go to help buy computers for Long Shoals Wesleyan Academy. Items for sale include “bearly” hugged stuffed animals, gently…

Church Activities

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ADDICTION PROGRAM Reformers Unanimous, a national faith-based addictions program headquartered in Rockford, Ill., is starting a chapter in Cherryville. Gospel Way Baptist Church is hosting the program from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays. The program is open to all adults who struggle with addiction. For more information, call director…

Hovis Detail and Lube offers repairs, oil changes and more

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Working on cars used to be a hobby for George Hovis. Now, it’s a second career. Hovis, who owns Hovis Detail and Lube with his wife, Sharon, opened the business about a year ago after finding himself unemployed due to “job consolidation.” “I sat behind a desk for 30 years,”…

Grand Opening

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Artist’s work featured on book cover

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Laurie Bostian has made a name for herself locally doing commissioned work and teaching art classes at Personal Artist, her downtown Lincolnton studio and gallery. Now, she’s done some work that could put her on the map outside of Lincoln County. Bostian has illustrated the cover for a Halloween-themed book…

Have ‘Dinner with Poe’

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The Lincoln Theatre Guild will present Dinner with Poe 7 p.m. Oct. 30 and Nov. 1 at WoodMill Winery. Tickets for the dinner theater are $45 per person. For more information, visit www.lincolntheatreguild.org or www.carolinatix.org. The performance includes adaptations of “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Cask of Amontillado” and “The Fall…

Special holiday market to be held Nov. 22 in Denver, Lincolnton

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For the first time, Lincoln County’s two farmers market locations will open for a one-day special event to help residents knock out their holiday shopping list. The Lincoln County Farmers Market, Lincolnton and Denver locations, will each host holiday markets Nov. 22. Holiday food, gifts and dйcor will be available…

BPW celebrates working women

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American Red Cross in ‘desperate’ need of funds

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A fundraiser to benefit the Lincoln County Chapter of the American Red Cross will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Gainesville Baptist Church in Lincolnton. The money will benefit the Red Cross’ blood programs, health and safety programs, service to military families and disaster relief. The…

Marine Corps to honor Jeb Seagle

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Twenty-five years ago, Capt. Jeb F. Seagle lost his life after his helicopter crashed on the island of Grenada. The Capt. Jeb F. Seagle Marine Corps League Detachment 1285 will hold a memorial service Saturday at the east side of the Lincoln County Courthouse. Seagle, a Lincolnton resident, joined the…