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Debutantes ready for Saturday ball

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A total of 37 young women will participate in the Junior Charity League of Shelby’s 62nd Annual Debutante Ball Saturday at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs. The event benefits Cleveland County’s Clothing Room, which has given 900 children coats and clothing in the past school year, and Kids on the…

SHORELINE – RELIGION
Bible school alters theme to Power Lab

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Vacation Bible School at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church in Sherrills Ford will be a little bit different this year. “The theme this year is Power Lab,” Gina Goodson, an organizer of the Bible school, said. “We try to do a different theme every three or four years.” The church…

Hog Happenin’ professional, tailgate winners announced

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The winners of the Toyota Tundra State Championship BBQ Cook-Off at the eighth annual RE/MAX Crossroads Hog Happenin’ have been announced. The competition is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society. A total of 25 professional teams and 11 tailgate teams competed. Grand champions Professional Grand Champion – Cool Smoke…

Around Town 6/9/2008

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FAMILY REUNION The 55th reunion of the L.W. “Lightfoot” Williams and Rebecca Bragge Hoyle family will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Bethlehem United Methodist Church’s fellowship hall in Cherryville. A business meeting will follow the picnic lunch. Everyone is asked to bring a well-filled picnic basket. FALL REGISTRATION…

Celebrating the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill

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Hog Happenin’

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Singing sisters connect with choir

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For Denver sisters Genevieve and Skye Allan, singing has been a lifelong passion. Although the girls’ lives are only just beginning – they’re 14 and 12 years old, respectively – they’ve already made singing more than just an activity for the car or shower. “We both like singing and our…

PLACE TO GROW GRADS

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Preschool coordinator Velma Pearson (right, above and below) presents a diploma to Constance Queen (above) and a “Class of 2008” ring to Christopher Moore (below) at A Place to Grow’s preschool graduation Thursday evening. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

Longtime YMCA employee named new Lincoln director

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Jenny Sigmon just wants to make an impact on her little corner of the world. As the new director of operations at the Lincoln County Family YMCA, Sigmon is touching lives everyday. She’s certainly making an impact and it’s not a small one. “This is not work to me, it’s…

Around Town – Church Briefs

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MOVIE NIGHT The Christian Singles Fellowship at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lincolnton will host a movie night 7 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall. The film “Another Perfect Stranger” will be featured. CHURCH MEETING The Coalition of Churches will meet 7 p.m. Monday, June 9 at the Oaklawn Center. The…