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Church readies centennial celebration

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In a time before electricity, cars, telephones or radios, the story of a church began. It started at the old signboard school house at Old Plank and Vesuvius Furnace roads. It was a mission started by the Rev. Phillip W. Bangle, pastor of Mountain View Church, to hold a summer…

Around Town 8/17/2005

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DOG CLASSES First Class Kennel in Dallas is taking reservations for Basic Obedience classes and Puppy Kindergarten. All breeds and ages are welcome. Classes are Aug. 30 and Aug. 31 in the evenings. Call for more information, (704) 922-1551. AUDITIONS The Lincoln Arts Council and the Cherryville Little Theater will…

‘Love Don’t Live Here Anymore’ to be performed in Lincolnton

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The gospel musical “Love Don’t Live Here Anymore” will have an encore performance at the James W. Warren Citizens Center this Saturday. “This time it’s for soul purposes,” said Ivey Robinson, the show’s creator. “We’re out to win souls. There’s no other way around.” The play was first performed in…

Soldier honored

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Opponents dazzled by Denver team

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The Denver Dazzle 10 and Under won the “Nicole Bowman Memorial Fastpitch Championship” Aug. 13. The competition is named in honor of Bowman, a student from East Lincoln High School who died in an automobile accident. In other developments, the Denver Dazzle 10 and under is changing to the Denver…

Tuckers Grove camp revival revvin’ up ’n’ ready to go

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It’s that time again for the Tuckers Grove Camp meeting. The annual revival held the last week in August draws in family and friends for the week-long gathering. Things kick off Saturday with the singing celebration. Margaret Nixon of Denver has been going her whole life. She has already been…

Lake Calendar

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EAST LINCOLN REPUBLICAN WOMEN The East Lincoln Republican Women will meet Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. at Fairfield United Methodist Church. For more information call Frances Digh, (704) 483-3125. LINCOLN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC MEN The Lincoln County Democratic Men will meet on Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. at Captain’s Cap Restaurant,…

Around Town 8/15/2005

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TOWN HALL MEETING A Town Hall Meeting with U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Commissioners Room at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. NETWORKING LUNCHEON The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will have a networking luncheon on Wednesday at First Baptist Church at…

Ribbon cut for grand opening of Crate & Barrel distribution center

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Crate & Barrel cut the ribbon and opened it’s distribution center in the Lincoln County Industrial Park Thursday. The 210,476-square-foot building sits on 16 acres of land in the park. The company and the Keith Corporation, who developed the facility will invest over $8.7 million in the center. It will…

After reigning a year, Apple Queen prepares to step down

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In order to become the 2004 Apple Queen, Kristin Kinney had to slip out of her jeans and T-shirt and into something a little less comfortable. “If you know me, I’m not really the beauty pageant type of girl,” the 20-year-old Appalachian State University student said. Last year’s pageant was…