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Around Town 5/24/2006

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REUNION The 28th annual Daves Reunion will be held Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at Denton’s Chapel United Methodist Church, Morganton. Bring covered dishes, drinks, utensils and cups. Bring any family tree information and old photos. CPR RECERTIFICATION Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is offering a recertification class in American Red…

Scholarship winners

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The torch is passed

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Around Town 5/22/2006

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FISH FRY A fish and chicken fry will take place Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. in the North Lincoln High School lobby. Plates are $7 and proceeds go to the North Lincoln High School Band. OPEN HOUSE A rededication and open house of the new chapel and newly renovated Ebony &…

Fit Families

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(Left photo) Bobbie Long (left) checks the blood sugar levels of Betty Sides and talks to her about Type 2 diabetes. The free screening was just one of many health-related offerings held at the Fit Families for Life celebration held Saturday at the YMCA. (Left photo) Jake Little (left) has…

Ready for the EOGs

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Ministry comforts women

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Women of all ages, races and backgrounds come. Some have marriages that have gone sour. Others are still recovering from past molestation or rape. Still others are simply searching for faith. They all have something they need to say and a place to say it. “We meet once a month,…

Kitten population grows, homes needed

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With spring in full swing, Lincoln County’s cat population has started to rapidly grow. Many of these cats have found themselves at the county animal shelter. “These animals deserve a second chance,” said Keith Poovey, the shelter’s supervisor. “I get mad at people for dumping them here.” Cats and dogs…

Lincolnton couple has a surprising new visitor

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Bob and Linda Buff of Lincolnton received a strange call from their neighbor Monday. “Do you have a peacock?” they were asked. Nope, they sure didn’t. “Well, you do now,” the neighbor replied. Sure enough, the couple went outside, and there, eating cat food on their front porch, was an…