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ELBA events planned

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The East Lincoln Betterment Association has many goals for the new year including improvements and upcoming events. Citizen of the Year The Citizen of the Year banquet will be held 6:30 p.m. on April 14 at Verdict Ridge. It will honor an individual who has helped improve the quality of…

Sure-Fire wins conference award

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Sure-Fire Entertainment Inc. of Denver recently received an award for Best Promotional Pieces at a recent conference. The joint conference of the North and South Carolina Festivals & Events Associations took place in Greenville, S.C. in February. The pieces submitted by Sure-Fire were a full color poster and brochure designed…

Duke hears outage criticism

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Concerned residents spoke out on issues regarding Duke Power at the East Lincoln Betterment Association’s meeting Thursday night. Many residents were concerned with the numerous power outages that have occurred in the area over the past two years. One of great importance was an area-wide all day outage which happened…

Lake Calendar

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WAYNE’S SENIOR FEAST Wayne’s 2nd Friday feast will be held April 8 at 10 a.m. at Capt’n Pete’s Restaurant. Cost is $6. Reservations must be made by Sunday, April 3. Dennis Benton, music director with Westport Baptist will be providing entertainment. Call Celia or Paul Deese at 704-483-4355. LIBRARY MEETING…

Around Town 3/23/2005

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MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE Crouse United Methodist Church Choir will present a musical cantata “Harvest of Sorrows” Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. Holy Communion will be celebrated during the cantata. The church is located on Hwy. 150 in Crouse. BLOOD DRIVE An American Cross Blood Drive will be held at…

The beginning of a church — Starting from scratch

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Members of the newly created Unity Baptist Church have learned that a place of worship is made up of more than just bricks and mortar. “The church is the people, and the building is just a building,” said Jerry Davis, a deacon at the new church. A group of 40…

Around Town 3/21/2005

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RELAY FOR BAKE SALE Peoples Bank, 1910 E. Main Street, will holed a Relay for Life Bake Sale March 24-25 from 9 to 5 p.m. HOLY WEEK SERVICE Holy Week Service will continue Tuesday at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church with speaker Rev. Gary Dittman. Wednesday at Oaklawn Center will be…

Within The Week

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Rumor has it “Requiem” is a dream. The piece of choral literature by John Rutter will be performed on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. by the Lincolnton High School Concert Choir. If you go, you will hear a very dramatic piece about God and death and hope and light. Of course,…

Funding Tsunami Relief

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High school students perform `Requiem`

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Young voices will join together to sing a mass for the dead at the Lincoln Cultural Center on Tuesday. Surprisingly, the choral composition focuses more on hope than darkness. “He ends it towards the light,” said Tony Bathea, Lincolnton High School’s Concert Choir director, of John Rutter’s “Requiem.” “It’s almost…