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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 •…

Maiden High School’s 50th Reunion

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Community project to help feed hungry

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Recently, a group came together to discuss the possibility of growing more food for Christian Ministry of Lincoln County in Lincolnton and East Lincoln Christian Ministry in Denver. While both of these ministries receive some donations of local produce during the growing season, they indicated at the meeting that they…

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…

Proposed Westport Terrace plans nixed

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Beacon Management has nixed plans to build a senior-living community in Denver. The Greensboro-based company withdrew its application to rezone 10.1 acres on the east side of N.C. 16, about 1,000 feet north of Hagers Hollow Drive in Catawba Springs Township. Beacon had proposed to build a 74-unit apartment complex…

Furry Friends to raise Relay for Life funds

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Team POD co-captains Lisa Kelly and Lindy Clawson are hosting a dog-friendly event to benefit East Lincoln Relay for Life. Furry Friends for a Cure starts noon Saturday at Beatty’s Ford Park, off Unity Church Road, in Denver. Registration is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The event will feature a…