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Around Town 11/18/2005

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OLD FASHIONED DAY Lunch will follow the Sunday worship service at Roseland Baptist Church. Singing featuring the Followers, blue grass gospel, will start at 2 p.m. FISH/ HOT DOG SALE There will be a fish plate and hot dog plate sale Saturday at Tuckers Grove United Methodist Church, 4553 N.C.…

Easley declares November as Home and hospice care month

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Governor Easley has proclaimed November as Home and Hospice Care month. This year’s theme is “All Roads Lead Home,” in honor of home care and hospice employees who are victims of Hurricane Katrina. In honor of the occasion, the Lincoln County Home Health agency will hold an open house from…

For 28 years, ministry has helped provide for needy

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Christian Ministry of Lincoln County, Inc. was organized in 1977 by a handful of churches in Lincoln County. These churches wanted a central location where they could refer persons in need and assist them. We were created by the churches in Lincoln County and act on their behalf in doing…

Do the twist

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Holiday weight gain on the brain? Proper action can keep pounds away

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Although it’s a time honored tradition, few people look forward to gaining weight during the holiday season. Huge family meals, holiday parties and buffet tables covered in chocolate prove quite tempting throughout November and December. In order to promote a healthier holiday, the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension organized a night…

Cultural Center to play classic

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“Charlotte’s Web,” E.B. White’s best-selling novel translated to the screen, can be seen at 10 a.m. Saturday morning in the Timken Performance Hall of the Lincoln Cultural Center. This classic story is described by White as a tale of “friendship, and salvation, a story of miracles — the miracles of…

Foster parents providing family

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All children deserve a good, caring home, but for those placed in the foster care system, finding that home is easier said than done. “Everybody needs a family,” said Jessica Towery, adoption social worker with the Lincoln County Department of Social Services. “That’s what we’re really advocating.” While social workers…

Multicultural center offers clients hope, help

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Finding a way to bridge the gap between cultures is the heart of the Multicultural Center of Hope. The downtown Lincolnton non-profit organization has been up and running for three months. Organized by community members, its focus is on integrating immigrants into American society. “There is a tremendous need for…

‘Steel Magnolias’ a story of friendship and family

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The great thing about Belmont Abbey College’s production of “Steel Magnolias” is the witty script and touching story. The not so great thing? It can never be as good as the movie. Sure the actresses do their best — especially Sandi Weaver as Truvy – but it’s hard to compete…

Former Lincolnton resident named judge of S. C. bankruptcy court by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

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Beth Burris, a former Lincolnton resident whose father and sister still live in town, has been appointed by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to serve as a bankruptcy judge in South Carolina. She is the daughter and stepdaughter of Richard R. “Dick” Burris and Louise Shuford Burris; and the…