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Wedding: Scronce, Ketner

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Paige Ashley Scronce and Blake Edward Ketner were united in marriage July 17, 2010 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Startown. Pastor Weldon Sheets and Pastor John Duncan officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Gregory and Patricia Scronce of Newton. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and…

Engagement: Crisp, Sours

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Lauren Whitney Crisp and Jesse Ray Sours announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Lauren is the daughter of Donald and Janice Crisp of Lincolnton. She is a home school graduate and currently employed by Janice`s Cleaning Service, LLC in Lincolnton. Jesse is the son of Wesley and Tina Sours. He…

LTG holds drama camp

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Pint-sized actors have been mixing and mangling fairy tales all week long at the Lincoln Theatre Guild’s 18th Annual Drama Camp. More than 60 campers will perform altered fairy tales on Friday for friends and family, but their audience shouldn’t expect the standard stories. “They’re really, truly mangled,” said Angela…

Children spend summer learning about healthy living

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A group of Lincoln County students are spending this summer taking on the Healthy Champions Challenge. “Sometimes it’s hard to make healthier choices, but you need to, and that’s all I have to say about that,” said Bartley Neal III, 10, who is participating in the program. Free classes for…

Community and Church Activities

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YARD SALE The Without Walls Deliverance Center, 118 Colonial Village Drive, Lincolnton, will have a yard sale and fish fry beginning 7 a.m. Saturday. For more information, call Lee Harbison at (980) 429-5696. POPLAR SPRINGS SALE Poplar Springs A.M.E. Zion Church will hold a yard sale and hot dog sale…

Church garden benefits ministry

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Daniels Lutheran Church started a community garden in May, and this week members are delivering its first produce to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County. “We contacted and asked them what produce would best suit their needs,” said the Rev. Ted Bost, pastor at the church. “This way they get more…

Precautions can ensure safe fun in water

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Children are beating the heat by jumping into pools and Lake Norman this summer, but sometimes, the consequences are deadly. During the most recent year for which statistics are available, 2007, there were 3,443 fatal unintentional drownings in the United States, averaging 10 deaths per day. An additional 496 people…

DABA president departs for Apex

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Denver Area Business Association (DABA) President Brad Simmons has resigned to pursue a career opportunity in Apex. Simmons moved to Apex July 1 to be a broker with Atkinson Properties Group, a real estate company owned by his father-in-law, Bob Atkinson. “It was just an opportunity I couldn’t pass up,”…

Denver man markets lawn-care invention

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Looking for a way to improve your yard? Terry Turbyfill has an answer for you. Turbyfill, owner of Denver-based TLT Design & Fabrication, has patented the injector SSE, which stands for “safe, simple and easy.” The injector allows people to fertilize and irrigate their yard. Customers are put on a…

Around Town 7/14/2010

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BIBLE SCHOOL Redeemed Baptist Church, 1525 Riverview Road in Lincolnton, will hold a Vacation Bible School from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight and Thursday. LIGHTHOUSE VBS The Lighthouse Praise and Worship Center, 1816 N. Aspen St., Lincolnton, will hold a Vacation Bible School from 1-5 p.m. today through Friday.…