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Around Town 3/8/2010

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FOOD DRIVE Curves in Denver will be collecting non-perishable food items for the East Lincoln Christian Ministry food pantry during the month of March. For more information, call Camie Stroupe at (704) 483-1301. REVIVAL Solid Rock Baptist Church of Stanley, will have a revival at 7 p.m. tonight and Tuesday.…

Beard, Auton Engagement

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Mr. and Mrs. Jim W. Beard of Lincolnton announce the engagement of their daughter Casey Elizabeth Beard to Charles Elliott Auton, III of Crouse. The bride-elect is a 2001 of Lincolnton High School and a 2005 graduate of Gaston College with an Associate Degree in Human Resource Management. She is…

Church Activities

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FISH FRY St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church will have a fish fry from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Friday during Lent. Takeout orders will be available. BREAKFAST Bethel Baptist Church, located at 200 Bethel Church Road in Lincolnton, will have a senior citizens breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Saturday. MOVIE NIGHT…

Around Town 3/5/2010

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TUCKERS GROVE Tuckers Grove United Methodist Church, located at 5958 Tuckers Grove Church Road in Iron Station, will have a fish fry beginning at 1 p.m. today and 10 a.m. Saturday. For more information or to place an order, call (704) 735-5769. COMPUTER USERS The Computer Users Group of Lincolnton…

Dagwood’s stacks up healthy options

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Carol and John Miller wanted to open a restaurant with healthier options, but not stray away from something the community loved. The couple recently opened Dagwood’s in the former I Can’t Believe it’s Yogurt space in Lincolnton. The eatery offers healthy subs, pastas and soups, along with hand-dipped frozen yogurt…

Sending a little light into a gloomy place

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After seeing the devastation of the massive earthquake in Haiti, Cherryville resident, Ruth Royster knew she had to do something for the people affected in the aftermath. Shortly after the quake, Royster saw an advertisement in a magazine encouraging readers to send any source of light, including flashlights and candles.…

Bohn honored as one of USDA’s top employees

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A Lincolnton man has received a high honor from President Barack Obama. In December, Perry Bohn received the President’s Volunteer Service Award and was recognized as one of the top 100 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Employees. He has been a seed marketing specialist for six years in USDA’s Gastonia…

Sally’s Y blazing new bike trails

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Volunteers have spent the past several weekends cutting the new bike trails at Sally’s Y, the first YMCA in east Lincoln County. When completed, the Sally’s Y will be located off Optimist Club Road and the new N.C. 16. The trails, roughly six to eight miles, will take up 85…

Speedway to host pageant

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The East Lincoln Speedway is looking for its first beauty queen. Bea’s Angels, formed by Bea Alexander, is sponsoring the Junior Miss East Lincoln Speedway Pageant for girls, ages 12-15, on March 12 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. “All girls love beauty pageants,” Alexander said. “Every…

Former consignor becomes Hunter’s Closet owner

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Heidi Mozina knows that kids clothing can be pretty expensive nowadays. But at her shop, Hunter’s Closet, the gently used clothing, toys, shoes and other kids items are anything but pricey, she said. “I just can’t see spending a gob of money on a pretty Easter dress your child is…