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CLUBS, GROUPS Wayne’s Monthly Feasts Wayne’s Monthly Feast will be 9:45 a.m. Friday at Captain Pete’s Restaurant on N.C. 150 in Denver. The meeting will feature a presentation by musician Jane Berget and “Santa Claus”. A drawing for Christmas gifts will be held and each person will receive a coffee…

Around Town 12/10/2008

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GRIEF/DIVORCE CARE First Baptist Church, 201 Robin Road, Lincolnton, will host a divorce recovery and grief share workshop 7:30 p.m. tonight. The workshop will take place in the church fellowship hall and is free of charge. For more information, call Barry Long at (704) 735-7515. SENIOR RETREAT A Senior Citizens…

Census workers start in January

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Times are hard, but there is at least one agency hiring — the U.S. Government. Temporary workers are needed to put together the 2010 U.S. Census, and Norlinda Philbeck, a recruiting assistant with the U.S. Census Bureau, is having a hard time filling the positions. “I just don’t think the…

56th Reunion

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Police looking for second person in purse-snatching

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One person is in custody and one remains on the run after a reported purse-snatching Friday in a Lincolnton parking lot. Lincolnton Police said the robbery took place around 8 p.m. when a 25-year-old woman was leaving a Subway on North Generals Boulevard. Detective Charles McGinley with the Lincolnton Police…

Around Town 12/8/2008

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ROAD CLOSING Landers Chapel Road will be closed for a bridge replacement beginning today. A detour will be designated Gaston Webbs Road to Long Shoals Road. The project will take approximately six months to complete. CHRISTMAS PAGENT The Miss Gastonia Scholarship Association will present the Miss Merry Christmas Pageant 5…

DARE Graduation

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Earlene Johnson (top photo) offered an inspirational presentation as the guest speaker at the 2008 DARE graduation Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Members of the Sheriff’s Office then passed out diplomas to students, including Cesar Rivera, a Kiser Intermediate School fifth-grader. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo…

4-H club introduces students to photography

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A new 4-H Club in Lincolnton is helping students discover their creative spirits through the magic of photography. The “Photographic Expeditions 4-H Club” meets at the Sunrise Community Center in Lincolnton twice monthly. Club leaders, Kevin F. James and Fran Senters, guide local students ranging in age from 5 to…

Mayor nominees announced

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The race to become honorary mayor of Cat Square is in full swing. A total of four Cat Square favorites were nominated Saturday at the Cat Square Superette. The winner’s sole duty will be to ride in the Cat Square Christmas Parade Dec. 13. “They are a wonderful group of…

A Place to Grow student in need of new wheel chair

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A Place to Grow may have its first dropout — a student who doesn’t have room to grow. “If his hips get much wider, I can’t fit him in it,” Sherry Reinhardt with A Place to Grow said of student Oscar Martinez. “He’s literally wedged in there.” A Place to…