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Chapman, Dellinger Engagement

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Randy and Joan Chapman of Vale announce the engagement of their daughter, Kellie Diane Chapman of Vale to Cecil Ruskin Dellinger of Denver. The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of West Lincoln High School and attended The Aveda Institute of Charlotte where she received her license in Esthetics. She attends…

Schrum, Recore

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Megan Lynn Schrum and Thomas Earl Recore announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Megan is the daughter of Max and Robin Schrum of Lincolnton. She is a 2004 graduate of West Lincoln High School and attended the Carolina Academy of Cosmetic Arts. She is employed at A Cut Above and…

Dancoff, Hare Engagement

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Jim and Patti Dancoff announce the engagement of their daughter Katie Meredith Dancoff to Thomas Jimmie Hare III. The bride is a 2007 graduate of North Lincoln High School. She is currently employed at Dentistry for Kids in Huntersville, N.C. as a Dental Assistant. The groom is the son of…

Lions Club does more than sell brooms

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Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) recently received the highest ranking possible from Charity Navigator, demonstrating LCIF’s commitment to being a leading foundation. An updated review from the independent charity evaluator awarded LCIF four stars. The top ranking means that LCIF exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in its cause.…

Blueberry plants for sale now

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The Foothills Fresh New Growers Institute will take place Jan. 28 at the Burke County Extension Center. The date was listed wrong in last week’s column. For more information, call (704) 736-8452. Lincoln County Cooperative Extension is beginning its annual plant sale. Blueberry plants are always our most popular item…

TRU clubs coming to schools

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The statewide youth tobacco campaign Tobacco Reality Unfiltered has come to Lincoln County, and organizers hope it results in a decrease in teen smoking. “The TRU program promotes more than just advocacy against tobacco use,” said Lena Allen, teen tobacco prevention coordinator with the Lincoln County Health Department. “It allows…

Around Town 1/15/2010

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STORY TIME The Gaston-Lincoln Regional Library will offer a weekly story time 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Cherryville and Florence Shoule Shanklin Branches, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Charles R. Jonas Branch Library in Lincolnton and 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the West Lincoln Branch Library. PANCAKE BENEFIT The Sheriff’s Office…

Most wanted

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Contact intensive surveillance officers Ted Overcash at (704) 732-2229 or David Carpenter at (704) 732-4784 or the Crime Stoppers hotline at (704) 736-8909 if you have information on the following criminal suspects. n James Bogan Wanted by the North Carolina Department of Correction on charges of possession of cocaine. Male,…

Freeman to retire at the end of the month

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Rick Freeman became principal of North Lincoln High School when it was merely a construction zone. During his first year, a little more than 600 students attended the school. “Even when we changed classes, it looked deserted,” Freeman said. Today, the population is up to 1,060. “It’s congested and busy…

Pie Day recipes still being accepted, celebration to take place Jan. 26

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The goal of the Extension Community Association’s Pie Day is simple. “It’s just to celebrate pie,” said Lucille Johnson, an organizer. The celebration will take place noon Jan. 26 at the Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton. The event is free this year and $3 recipe books featuring all the pies…