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QUESTION of the WEEK

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What are some volunteer activities people can do to help the community in east Lincoln County?” Tommy Nixon, Denver: “We don’t do anything outside the church really. We support East Lincoln Christian Ministry. It’s important what they do to help people who need a hand.” Sherman Dramer, Denver: “I think…

Around Town 1/21/2009

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BBQ FUNDRAISER Cub Scout Pack 76 will host a barbecue fundraiser from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at Crowell Memorial Church. The cost is $7 per plate. The meal includes barbecue with bun, slaw, baked beans, chips and dessert. Dine-in and take-out meals are available. Proceeds will benefit pack…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS CoveKeepers The Catawba CoveKeepers will resume meetings at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Sherrills Ford Fire Station on Slanting Bridge Road. Discussions will include new leadership , future program topics, Muddy Water and CoveKeeper training and incident reporting. Visitors are welcome. Call (704) 489-2911. East Lincoln Optimist Club…

‘Potter’s Hands’ wins photo competition

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For John Arrowood, photography is both a creative and spiritual practice. “A lot of my photography is driven by my faith,” he said. “It’s a way to help people see what I see in God’s creation.” Arrowood won Best in Show in the Arts Council of Lincoln County’s Amateur Photography…

Paintball vandal targets more than twenty homes

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Lincolnton Police are on the lookout for a person that allegedly shot paintballs at several vehicles, homes and businesses early Saturday morning. A homeowner in the 600 block of S. Grove St., alerted police that her home and vehicle had been shot with orange paintballs, Officer R.J. Barlowe II reported.…

Around Town 1/19/2009

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BLOODMOBILE The American Red Cross, Lincoln County Chapter, will have a blood drive, 2:30-7 p.m. today at Calvary Baptist Church. MLK DAY The Coalition of Churches and the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee will march at 3 p.m. this afternoon from the Cultural Center to the Court Square on East…

Buffet breakfast

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50th Anniversary

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Jonas Dayton Rudisill Jr. and Elizabeth Ann Wyont Rudisill of Bessemer City celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 22. A reception hosted by their children was held in their honor. They were married Nov. 22, 1958, at Puett United Methodist Church of Dallas. They are the parents of Lori Carpenter…

‘Wonder Wonderland Reading Night’ at Lowder Elementary

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S. Ray Lowder Elementary School administrators, teachers, parents and students met Tuesday night in celebration of reading. “Everything depends on reading. Even math,” said Lynn Smith, media specialist. “If you can’t read, you can’t do anything really.” The entire school was opened up for Winter Wonderland Reading Night. Students and…

Pie Day set for Jan. 27

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For those who love pie, Lincoln County’s celebration of National Pie Day is a beloved event. The members of the Extension Community Association will be handing out bite-sized pieces of some 40 pies at noon Jan. 27 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. “Everyone gets a bite as long…