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Red Hatters make splash with fun birthday bash

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STANLEY – A sea of red and pink hats flooded the house of Raye Watson-Smyth Saturday afternoon. Ready to make a dive in Watson-Smyth’s swimming pool, the “Red Hatters of Forest Ridge” joined together to celebrate their “Birthday Bash One Year Anniversary.” “It’s hard to believe we have been together…

Temperatures steaming at Monday’s marine commission meeting

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CORNELIUS – Angry residents of Lake Norman came to talk to the Lake Norman Marine Commission (LNMC) Monday night about personal watercrafts. “This is a repetitive problem that we see all the time,” said Bob Elliott, executive director of the commission. “Jet skis don’t follow the rules and everyone is…

Lake Calendar

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PARK DAY Park Day will be held at the East Lincoln Community Center at 10:30 a.m. on July 20. The event is co-sponsored with Lincoln County Library’s Summer Reading Program. It is open to children three to 12. For more information call (704) 483-8980. WAL-MART MEETING The East Lincoln Betterment…

80th birthday

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Curtain up on this year’s drama camp

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The little stars of tomorrow converged on Denver’s Charter School campus this week to ham it up and learn some, too. The Lincoln Theater Guild hosted its first week of the Footlights Drama Camp, sponsored by Grateful Growers Farms in Denver and Rising Sun Pottery in Lincolnton. “The camp provides…

Local barbecue festival gains national attention

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The Outdoor Life Network (OLN) debuts its series, “All-Star BBQ Showdown” on July 23. Lincolnton’s motorcycle and barbecue festival, Hog Happening, will be the setting for one of the upcoming episodes. The series seeks to crown the ultimate barbecue champion by pitting eight award-winning “BBQ All-Stars” against amateur challengers in…

Around Town 7/13/2005

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL Boger City United Methodist Church will have Vacation Bible School from 6 – 8:30 p.m. beginning Sunday, July 17 – 22. There will be a last-day celebration ending at 7 p.m. Ages preschool – fifth grade are welcome. There will also be an adult class. Registration can…

Around Town 7/11/2005

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REVIVAL Buffalo Shoals Baptist Church, 1774 Buffalo Shoals Road, will hold revival Thursday, Friday and Saturday with Pastor Robert Wensil. Services will begin at 7 p.m. nightly. For more information call (704) 732-1656. REC MEETING The Lincoln County Recreation Commission will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Lentz Recreation…

Can it get any better than this?

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Saturday was Family Fun Day at Lincolnton Church of God, with plenty of food and activities for young and old. (Above) Jason Hill (left) and Josh Craig enjoy some ice cream. (below) Josh Howard hurled a horseshoe during a match. Did he make a ringer? Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

50th anniversary

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G. H. Schronce Jr. and Sue Gilbert Schronce of Iron Station celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at their home on June 10. The couple was married at Iron Station United Methodist Church in 1955. They have two children, Dennis Schronce and Michael Schronce, both of Lincolnton. They have two grandchildren,…