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Generation Bean opens for business in Boger City

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Generation Bean’s name seems to fit its customer base pretty well. Young people order coffee, pull out their laptops and surf the Internet. Mothers bring in their children for a chocolate chip cookie or slice of cake. A group of local, older men come in every morning, grab some breakfast…

Around Town 1/25/2010

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BOOK DISCUSSION The Jonas and West Lincoln Library book clubs will host author Joyce Hosteller for a joint discussion of her book, Blue, 6 p.m. this evening at the West Lincoln Branch Library in Vale. Everyone is welcome to attend. RELAY SPONSORS The Relay for Life will have a corporate…

Five generations

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80th birthday

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Frick, Belvin Engagement

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Elizabeth Ann Frick and Joshua Carr Belvin announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Elizabeth is the daughter of Bud and Ann Stressman and Duane Frick of Fremont, Mich. She is a recent graduate of Western Carolina University with a Spanish degree and is a nursing assistant. She plans to translate…

Champion, Hullette Engagement

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Caroline Elizabeth Champion and Jerry Casey Hullette announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Caroline is the daughter of Tonia Reese Helton of Hilderbran and Robert Alan Champion of Salisbury. She is a 2007 graduate of East Burke High School. Casey is the son of Jerry Dean and Susan Hensley Hullette…

Student talks about Japan experiences

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A West Lincoln High School graduate, who has spent the past four months studying in Japan, spent Thursday and Friday speaking to West Lincoln Middle School seventh-grade students about her experiences. Alexis Baker spoke about Japanese fashion, boy bands, kabuki theater, sushi, fashion and technology. “No flying cars, sadly, but…

‘Angelic Thunder’ brings fight between angels, demons to life

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William Westbrook had noticed that angels and demons had become popular subjects in television, movies and books. He also noticed that the stories about these angels and demons were rarely based on scripture, and this realization led him to pick up his pen for the first time in more than…

Newspaper’s annual breakfast

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BELOW: LTN Publisher Jerry Leedy (center) takes a moment to speak with guests during the breakfast.…

Actavis donates to Red Cross on behalf of Haiti quake victims

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Actavis, which has a manufacturing facility in Lincolnton, is donating $10,000 to the American Red Cross to help the victims of last week’s Haiti’s earthquake. “The scale of this tragedy has been unimaginable, and all of us at Actavis have been moved and inspired by the tremendous effort to bring…