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City Council member donates blood cells

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Larry Mac Hovis, a member of the Lincolnton City Council, spent his Christmas hopefully giving his sister the gift of life. “Hopefully this will work,” Hovis said. “It’s her only chance, really.” Judy Griffin, Hovis’ sister, was diagnosed with leukemia a year ago. She had two treatments of chemotherapy and…

WLHS pageant promotes NJROTC

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Last year, the Miss West Lincoln High School Pageant raised $2,000 for the school’s NJROTC. This year, organizers hope to have equal success. “The way I look at it, the NJROTC is our future,” said Belinda Bryson, who is in charge of the pageant. “All of our young boys are…

Lincoln County Beekeepers Association offers class

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Bees may be staying snug in their hives this winter, but the Lincoln County Beekeepers Association is buzzing with activity. The group will host an eight-week class on beekeeping beginning Jan. 26 at the Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton. The cost is $25, which covers supplies. “The class is going…

Wedding: Cherry, Swink

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Alexandra Kay Cherry and Ethan Lee Allen Swink exchanged marriage vows Saturday, November 13, 2010 at Queens Landing in Mooresville. Pastor Roger Franklin officiated the 6 pm ceremony. The bride is a 2009 graduate of North Lincoln High School and plans to pursue a career in hairstyling at The Hair…

Lady Knights dominate Cherryville; other hoops scores

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Jill Baxter of North Lincoln (above) and Garrett Young (below) of East Lincoln were among the top performers in this week’s high school games. Both appear here in games from earlier this season. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo The North Lincoln Lady Knights basketball team put up big numbers Tuesday…

Around Town 1/5/2011

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ABC BOARD The ABC Board will meet at noon today in the boardroom of the ABC store at Crossroads Centre, Stanford Drive, in Lincolnton. This meeting is open to the public. SENIOR GAMES A Senior Games informational meeting will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday in the multi-purpose room…

Wedding: Marrs, White

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Tara Marie Marrs and Christopher Neil White exchanged marriage vows Saturday, October 9, 2010 at Wood Mill Winery. Dr. Dixon Free officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Randy and Rosemary Stanley of Lincolnton. She is a 2004 graduate of East Lincoln High School and graduated…

Campers starting out new year with resolve

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ABOVE: 7-year-old Bret McMichael attempts to strike 8-year-old Diamond Tedder during a game of dodgeball Thursday during the Lincoln County Parks and Recreation Winter Camp at the East Lincoln Community Center. BELOW: 9-year-old Ameah Gaddy takes aim at McMichael. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo Lincoln County Parks and Recreation wrapped…

The Kidz Rock to bring youth drama to East Lincoln

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Cindy Cannon’s son, Nicholas, inspired her newest venture, The Kidz Rock, a Denver-based theater company for youth. Nicholas, a third-grader at Rock Springs Elementary School, took drama classes this past summer and performed in a play. He wanted to continue acting, but local options were limited. Cannon, in conjunction with…