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Five Generations

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55th Reunion

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Blanketeers donate their work

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Jayne Mannino knew nothing about crocheting before she met Margaret Carpenter. Carpenter needed volunteers for the “blanketeers,” a group of ladies that makes blankets and donates them to Project Linus chapters in Catawba and Mecklenburg counties. Mannino wanted to learn how to crochet, a skill that her mother and grandmother…

ELBA plans to launch annual holiday parade

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The East Lincoln Betterment Association, or ELBA, is preparing for its first Christmas parade, which organizers hope will be an annual event. The Dec. 5 event, “Christmas in Denver,” will include a parade, tree lighting, community sing and refreshments. East Lincoln Fire Department is hoping to bring Santa Claus to…

Sisters spark North Lincoln tennis squad

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PUMPKIN CENTER — Suzy and Ashley Cedrone are more than just North Lincoln tennis teammates. They’re sisters. “The girls motivate each other to play their individual best and have been great to coach,” North Lincoln head tennis coach Libby Fletcher said. “They work hard to maintain their positions on the…

Around Town 10/5/2009

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PUMPKIN PATCH The Boger City United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch will be open through Oct. 31. The pumpkin patch will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from Noon until 9 p.m. on Sundays. All proceeds will benefit the church’s mission ministry. CHURCH CIRCLE 5/6 The Daniels…

Salon welcomes wide range of customers

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Michael Robinson wants his hair salon to cater to people of all ethnicities. “I noticed that when you go to salons they tend to cater to one ethnic group of people,” the Denver resident said. “I wanted a diverse salon where everybody can come to the same place and get…

Rebel Queen

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Around Town 10/2/2009

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PUMPKIN PATCH The Boger City United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch will be open through Oct. 31. The pumpkin patch will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from Noon until 9 p.m. on Sundays. All proceeds will benefit the church’s mission ministry. FISH FRY The South Fork…

Ion Britton bringing back metal

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After a 20 year absence, Ion Britton has reformed and plans to rock its hometown. “This is the heavy metal stimulus package — five bucks, two bands,” said guitarist Dave Keener. The band will perform midnight Saturday at the Lincoln House in Lincolnton. Another band, Stone Buzzard, will perform at…