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Thousands expected at Grape Stomp Festival

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Grapes will be stomped come rain or shine Saturday at WoodMill Winery in Vale. “We’re hoping it won’t rain,” Larry Cagle, the winery’s owner, said. “I don’t know what else we can do.” If the weather cooperates, Cagle estimates 6,000 to 8,000 people will attend the event. “Everybody’s wanting to…

Crafters of all ages enjoy rubber stamping

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The art of rubber stamping will be taught at the Lincoln County Senior Center beginning Monday night. “People use it for a lot of things – anything from stationary to cards, scrapbooking,” said Judy Hoell, the class instructor. “You can even rubber stamp your walls. You can rubber stamp your…

Miss Denver Pageant postponed

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The annual Miss Denver Pageant scheduled for this Saturday has been postponed to October 25. “Everything is exactly the same, the times, dates and location, but it’s just now on Oct. 25,” executive director of the pageant, Wendy Galle, said Thursday. “It was for some personal reasons we had to…

Jerry Lackey benefit reset

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The Burger ’n’ Dog Benefit to help cover medical expenses for Jerry Lackey’s kidney donation from Debbie Pope has been postponed until Saturday, Sept. 13 due to the possible effects of Tropical Storm Hanna. The benefit is still scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of…

New Iron Station pastor has community on his mind

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The Rev. Ray Davis has only been at Iron Station Church of God since July, but he’s already looking to make an impact in the community. “You have to think community,” Davis said. “That’s what the good Lord did. That’s what Jesus did.” Originally from Texas, Davis says he lived…

East Lincoln hitter likes team’s chances

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Junior Katherine Dail or ‘Kat’ as she called by her teammates, has been waiting all summer for volleyball season to start. Now that it’s here things have changed and she finds herself wanting to excel at every opportunity she gets. The Mustangs got a new coach in the offseason forcing…

Theatre Guild presents ‘A Few Good Men’

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The Lincoln Theatre Guild’s production of the suspenseful drama “A Few Good Men” will be performed 8 p.m. Sept. 19 and 20 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Tickets are $13 for adults and $10 for students and senior citizens. Tickets will be available at the door or on Carolina Tix.…

‘Noah’s Ark’ needs money, volunteers

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Officials say money and volunteers are critical to keeping “Operation Noah’s Ark” afloat in the days and weeks ahead. Monetary donations and volunteers, especially experienced dog handlers, are needed for nearly 400 animals seized by Lincoln County from a Denver home Aug. 26, the largest animal seizure recorded in Lincoln…

Sheriff’s detective gets law enforcement honor

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Detective Darrell Hutchens of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department has been awarded the Advanced Professional Law Enforcement Certificate from the North Carolina Sheriff’s Education and Training Standards Commission. Sheriff Tim Daugherty presented the certificate to Hutchens at a recent staff meeting. Hutchens, who began his law enforcement career in 1984…

Large attendance expected at Lincoln County job fair

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Lincoln County residents in search of a job may be able to apply for quite a few next week, and they’ll only need to make one stop. The Lincoln County JobLink Career Center will host the 2008 Lincoln County Job Fair from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at…