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Queen Crowned

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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…

‘Box City’ teaches youth and adults lesson about homelessness

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For the second year in a row, Mary Anne Prather has decided to build her own city. But it won’t have any grand mansions or even modest cottages. Instead, Prather will build her city out of boxes. “We’re going to be homeless,” she said. “We will be in a box.”…

Church cooks 2,400 pounds of barbecue

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It started in 1961 with about 300 pounds of meat. Now, the folks of Rehobeth United Methodist Church in Terrell prepare 2,400 pounds of barbecue for a fundraiser that takes place the second Saturday of November each year. This year’s event is scheduled for Nov. 8. “It takes 24 hours…

50th class reunion

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