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Frank Love Orchestra set to perform at Citizens Center

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Frank Love of the Frank Love Orchestra may be pushing 90, but he’s still able to get people up and dancing to timeless tunes. “I told him he’s an inspiration to me — keep doing something you love, and you’ll keep putting on foot in front of the other,” said…

2011-12 kindergarten registration begins

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Registration for children entering kindergarten will begin Feb. 14 and will continue through March 14. Children who will turn five years old on or before Aug. 31 will need to be registered between those dates. Parents must register their child or children at the school they will attend. Registration for…

Around Town 2/4/2011

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SOCCER SIGN-UPS Registration is under way for the 2011 Youth Spring Soccer League, sponsored by the City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation. Registration will be at the William Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park. Players can register 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturdays and 8:30 a.m. to…

Church Activities

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BETHEL BREAKFAST Bethel Baptist Church of 200 Bethel Church Road in Lincolnton will host a breakfast 7-11 a.m. Saturday. The event is dine in or carry out. POOR MAN’S SUPPER Ivey Memorial Church, 1360 Ivey Church Road in Maiden, is hosting a supper 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, with proceeds going to…

Vets open boarding, grooming service

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Ironton Animal Hospital is expanding its services by opening Ironton Boarding & Grooming in Iron Station. The boarding and grooming facility opened in December and is only a short distance from the veterinary hospital, owned by Drs. Tony and Kristen Levine. “We get a lot of calls from people every…

Yoder, Dunston Wedding

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Laura Elizabeth Yoder and Ellis Dunston exchanged marriage vows Saturday, August 28, 2010 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. The bride is the daughter of Alfred and Linda Yoder of Lincolnton. She is the granddaughter of Richard and Louise Burris. She is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill with a Doctor of Pharmacy…

Laney, Cole Engagement

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Sally Elizabeth Laney and Kevin Andrew Cole announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Sally is the daughter of James and Aneta Laney of Lincolnton. She is a graduate from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She is currently working in the operating room at…

3rd-graders foresee groundhog’s forecast

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The famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil had yet to creep out of hibernation, but students at Love Memorial Elementary School felt positive about their predictions Tuesday. “It’s not going to be sunny, so he’s not going to see his shadow,” said Ale Salas, 9. Most of the students in Mary Morrison’s…

Senior Games partnering with Gaston Co.

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Lincoln County has partnered with Mecklenburg and Cleveland counties’ Senior Games teams in the past, but this year’s partnership with Gaston County feels like the perfect fit, organizers said. “It’s just more convenient and just something that we felt would be better for the participants,” said Marti Hovis, director of…