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On Dec. 18, Jamie Alyssa Carpenter graduated from the University of North Carolina at Asheville with a Bachelor`s of Science Degree in management with a concentration in business management and administration. Jamie is a 2007 graduate of West Lincoln High School and is the daughter of Fred Carpenter and Susan…

Pet of the Week

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Around Town 3/25/2011

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BBQ SALE First Wesleyan Church, 115 Bonview Avenue in Lincolnton, has a BBQ sale 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. today. Cost $8.00 per plate. Delivery in town with minimum of 5 plates; outside of town with a minimum of 10 plates. Call (704) 735-4956 for more information. MUSIC MAKERS Lincoln…

Church Activities

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LENT DINNERS St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church will host a fish dinner every Friday during Lent, ending April 15. Dinners will be 5:30 – 7 p.m. and cost is $7. For more information, call (704) 735-0063. MEN’S CONFERENCE God’s Kingdom Builders will have a men’s conference at Holy Jerusalem Church, 800…

The Perfect Spot in Lincolnton offers trendy clothing at consignment prices

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Tomika Weaver has moved her consignment shop, The Perfect Spot, from Hickory to Lincolnton. Most of Weaver’s customers hailed from Lincolnton and Cherryville. She opened the shop in downtown Lincolnton March 21 after spending three years in Hickory. “I wanted to be closer to my customer base, and I’ve been…

Bank issues first loan under new federal program

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Carolina Trust Bank in Lincolnton has issued the nation’s first loan under a new program designed to bolster business lending. The loan was issued under the North Carolina Capital Access Program, a federally funded program, which is part of the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center. North Carolina was one…

LEDA recognizes business milestones

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The Lincoln Economic Development Association honored longtime Lincoln County businesses Thursday. The Milestone Awards recognized businesses who have been in operation at least five years. The recipients, along with the number of years in operation, were as follows: • Kirk & Matz, five years • Sabo USA, five years •…

Chief of Cherryville Fire Department attends National Fire Service Summit

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One Gaston County fire chief recently attended the nation’s first National Volunteer Fire Service Summit in Washington, D.C. to address issues facing volunteer departments and other small combination operations. Chief Jeff Cash of the Cherryville Fire Department was one of 125 fire and emergency service leaders to attend the event.…

Taste of Hope to benefit young leukemia patient

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Taste of Hope, a fundraiser for an East Lincoln Middle School student battling cancer, takes place 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Red Fez Club at Lake Wylie. Gabby Villarreal is battling Leukemia. “We thought, ‘Let’s give people who want to come out food and some fun and…

Cultural Center brings veteran bluesmen to town

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Captain Luke, Cool John Ferguson and Ironing Board Sam are bringing the blues to Lincolnton. The men play acoustic and electric blues, boogie-woogie and New Orleans rhythm and blues. The concerts take place 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Lincoln Cultural Center, located at 403 E. Main St. Tickets…