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THEOLOGY CLASSES The Dr. Charles Cranford School of Theology is taking registrations for fall semester classes. For more information, call (704) 732-1131. BREAKFAST Bess Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 6073 Flay Road in Cherryville, will hold a breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday. For more information, call Frankie Brown at…

Around Town 4/16/2010

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RAFFLE The Commandment Keepers Church of the Living God is holding a “Sowing of the Seeds” fundraiser raffle. For more information or tickets, call Pamela Boston at (704) 240-8146. DANCE The Lincoln Squares Apple Blossom Dance will be held today at Betty Ross Park in Lincolnton. For more information, call…

WLMS students battling over books

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West Lincoln Middle School won the county Battle of the Books for the fourth time in as many years and are gearing up today to compete in the regionally. “As much work as we put into it, county is to get off all the nervousness of competition,” said Cory Cook,…

Collector the unofficial High Shoals historian

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Steve Bailey likes to explore the unknown and the almost forgotten. His office beneath Drum’s Florist in downtown Lincolnton is filled with maps from his days of discovering caves and historic pictures from his native High Shoals. His collections also include carbine lamps, animal skulls and rocks. He even has…

100-year-old house receives recognition

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When Dee Nachamie first bought a 100-year old house to serve as her law offices, she was filled with indecision. “I struggled with wanting to retain the character of the house because I love old houses, but a the same time, I wanted to do what would be the cost-effective…

Bluegrass festival Saturday

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The CC Spring Fest Bluegrass Festival will be celebrating its 10th anniversary 11 a.m. Saturday at Cross Country Campground in Denver. For the past five years, the festival has taken place in Denver. This year, seven bands will be performing with an estimated 600 people attending. “It’s just good entertainment,”…

South Fork VFD gets grant for equipment

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The South Fork Volunteer Fire Department was recently awarded a $250 grant through the Firefighters Charitable Foundation of New York. The Firefighters Charitable Foundation is national organization dedicated to supporting volunteer fire departments and assisting disaster victims, according to its Web site. The grant will be used to purchase audio…

Nurse witnesses devastation in Haiti

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Vicki Dunbridge of Denver witnessed firsthand the strength and courage Haitians demonstrated after multiple earthquakes shook their lives. “I’ve been to Third World countries before and I have never seen the depth of destruction and poverty they had and a lot of it was there before I ever got there,”…

Stoops brings Attention to Detail to Denver

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Does you car need a little extra attention? Matthew Stoops might be able to help. A Huntersville resident, Stoops opened Attention to Detail in January. The business handles car detailing, auctions and onsite sales. Detailing services include interior and leather repair, headlight restoration, light paint and collision work, acid-rain removal…

Flurry of events slated to support Relay for Life

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East Lincoln Relay for Life has a flurry of events coming up to benefit the American Cancer Society. Mike Bradshaw, co-captain of Team Fishing for a Cure, said East Lincoln Relay wants to raise $175,000 for the American Cancer Society. “People are stepping up to do the right thing,” Bradshaw…