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Children helping children

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102nd birthday

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Wedding: Michael, Kester

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Alicia Cristine Michael and Jason Lee Kester were united in marriage August 7, 2010 at 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Maiden. Rev. Joe Canipe officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Trina Michael and the late Sidney Michael of Maiden. She is the granddaughter of Albert…

Engagement: Moore, Walker

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Emily Lauren Moore and Justin Lee Walker announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Emily is the daughter of Jimmy and Sandra Moore of Lincolnton. She is a 2006 graduate of West Lincoln High School and a 2009 graduate of Gaston College with an Associate of Applied Science degree. She is…

Heavner honored

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Church Activities

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FAMILY CONFERENCE Providence Missionary Baptist Church, 1110 E. Pine St., Lincolnton, will hold a Focus on the Family conference at 7 p.m. tonight and 9 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Benjamin and Minister Tangela Hilton will be the guest preachers. For more information, call Minister Cobb at (704) 477-8360 or e-mail…

Local kitten needs help with vet bills

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Sage, a kitten pulled from the Lincoln County Animal Shelter, is recovering after overcoming an infection. The white kitten, about 12 weeks old, is being fostered by Jan Kachilo, a volunteer with Catering to Cats & Dogs, a nonprofit animal rescue organization based in Cornelius. Sage, her mother and two…

Fire firefighters hope to ‘fill the boot’ to battle muscular dystrophy

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Lincolnton and Boger City firefighters will join forces this weekend in an effort to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. On Saturday and Sunday, firefighters will be standing at the entrances of the Lincolnton Wal-Mart and Lowe’s stores to raise money through their annual “Fill the Boot” campaign. “The…

Around Town 8/6/2010

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SCHOOL SUPPLIES The Pumpkin Center Volunteer Fire Department, 2911 Lee Lawing Road, Lincolnton, will have their annual School Supplies Drive now through the end of August. Donations may be dropped off at the fire station. YARD SALE Oak Grove Baptist Church in Lincolnton will have a yard sale and car…

Worshippers gather at Rock Springs

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Dozens of people gathered to worship under the arbor at the Rock Springs Campmeeting Monday morning. Campers filled up the wooden pews and clung to their hymnal books as they softly sung “Tell it to Jesus” and “I Found a Friend.” Rev. Tony Matthews, of Bethel and Fairfield United Methodist…