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Around Town 9/28/2005

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CONSIGNMENT SALE A children’s, teens’, maternity fall and winter consignment sale will take place from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Covenant Bible Church, 2168 Gastonia Highway. Clothing, cribs, swings, strollers, car seats, kids’ furniture, books, toys, outdoor play units and more will be available. HOMECOMING Cornerstone Church of God,…

Early apple festivities

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Maiden man is “slo-o-o-w as molasses”

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MAIDEN – Maiden resident Howard Goodson believes he’s made about 1,200 gallons of molasses over the past 40 years, yielding 30 gallons per year. “Nowadays, I only make molasses once per year,” he said, “and that yields about 18 gallons.” This past Saturday, Goodson, his three sons – Franky, Freddy…

The Rev. Morrie Lawing

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It is said that people are “called” to the ministry by God. If so, the Rev. Morrie Lawing is no exception to that rule. “I got introduced to the ministry while selling plumbing supplies in Greenville, S.C.,” said Lawing. His first experience with ministry came with Young Life, a non-denominational,…

Those are some tomatoes

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Around Town 9/26/2005

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BENEFIT A benefit sponsored by Fairview Baptist Church of Lincolnton will be held Saturday at Buffalo Shoals Club House. There will be a yard sale starting at 7 a.m.; sausage biscuits and baked goods will be sold. All proceeds will go towards the funeral expenses of Joe Armstrong. For information…

Upcoming pottery show seeks artists

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The Lincoln Arts council will host a pottery show October 2005 at the Lincoln Cultural Center to feature the work of potters in the Catawba Valley region and will be a mixture of contemporary and traditional pottery. The show is entitled “Pottery: Catawba Valley Region.” Each artist will be allowed…

Meet Christian Ministry’s LINC Home Delivered Meals

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LINC Home Delivered Meals is a program that delivers a lunch time meal to Lincoln County shut-ins who can not prepare a balanced meal. Now, you’re saying to yourself, “Meals on Wheels, right?” Nope, we’re something different — a charitable ministry organized by Christian Ministry of Lincoln County over 23…

Transforming the old, making art

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Furniture sitting by the side of the road, old post cards with scribbled messages, sewing patterns from the early 1900s — to Cherryville artist Laura Lefevre, all these items were meant to be art. A mother of four boys, Lefevre has discovered a passion for taking old things and turning…

Stopping to smell the roses

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Since 1973, Bill Shull has been devoted to his rose bushes. The former farmer loves the beauty of roses and the joy of growing them. The flowers also offer another kick. “I like the competition,” Bill said. Bill and his wife, Sasis, have entered their roses in competitions for nearly…