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Bohn honored as one of USDA’s top employees

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A Lincolnton man has received a high honor from President Barack Obama. In December, Perry Bohn received the President’s Volunteer Service Award and was recognized as one of the top 100 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Employees. He has been a seed marketing specialist for six years in USDA’s Gastonia…

Church Activities

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FISH FRY St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church will have a fish fry from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Friday during Lent. Takeout orders will be available. BREAKFAST Bethel Baptist Church, located at 200 Bethel Church Road in Lincolnton, will have a senior citizens breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Saturday. MOVIE NIGHT…

Around Town 3/3/2010

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FELLOWSHIP New Covenant United Methodist Church, located at 14514 Lucia-Riverbend Highway in Mount Holly, will have a community fellowship meal from 5-7 p.m. tonight. Proceeds will benefit the building fund. For more information, call the church office at (704) 827-4468. GRIEF SUPPORT Boger City Wesleyan Church will offer the grief…

Buckets of Hope

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Polished Apple

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Maiden High School students want to slow down use of r-word

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Today, hundreds of Maiden High School students will sign a pledge to “Spread the Word to End the R-Word.” “Our Varsity Blue members will be taking a stand to raise awareness of how harmful using the word ‘retard’ or ‘retarded’ can be,” Maiden High School Athletic Director, Butch Parker said.…

Sally’s Y blazing new bike trails

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Volunteers have spent the past several weekends cutting the new bike trails at Sally’s Y, the first YMCA in east Lincoln County. When completed, the Sally’s Y will be located off Optimist Club Road and the new N.C. 16. The trails, roughly six to eight miles, will take up 85…

Speedway to host pageant

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The East Lincoln Speedway is looking for its first beauty queen. Bea’s Angels, formed by Bea Alexander, is sponsoring the Junior Miss East Lincoln Speedway Pageant for girls, ages 12-15, on March 12 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. “All girls love beauty pageants,” Alexander said. “Every…

Former consignor becomes Hunter’s Closet owner

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Heidi Mozina knows that kids clothing can be pretty expensive nowadays. But at her shop, Hunter’s Closet, the gently used clothing, toys, shoes and other kids items are anything but pricey, she said. “I just can’t see spending a gob of money on a pretty Easter dress your child is…

Around Town 3/1/2010

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HEALTH MEETING The Lincoln County Board of Health will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday in the board room of the Lincoln County Health Department, 151 Sigmon Road, Lincolnton. QUILT GUILD The Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet from 10 a.m. until Noon, Wednesday in the Lincoln County Senior Center, located at 511…