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Pumpkin patch ready for fall fun

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Last year, John Herter’s 11-year-old daughter brought home a packet of pumpkin seeds. The two planted the seeds and up sprouted three pumpkins. This year, those three pumpkins have turned into more than 1,000. “I’m really tickled that some of them are over 100 pounds,” said Herter. Herter’s pumpkin patch…

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church offers after school care for area students

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Students at Pumpkin Center Primary and Pumpkin Center Intermediate schools have a new option for after school care. Wednesday marked the first day of school for Lincoln County students and the first day of St. Luke’s After School Care, sponsored by St. Luke’s Lutheran Church. “As I thought about the…

Couple writes about expectations

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The idea formed 23 years ago when Terry Sigmon and Lynn Willis were about to be married, both for the second time. “We were both very apprehensive about being married because our first ones weren’t great,” Terry said. “We were trying to find what we were expecting.” They both believed…

Grape Stomp expanding

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WoodMill Winery’s annual Muscadine Grape Stomp has expanded to two days this year and placed an emphasis on its tiniest attendees. “We’re focused more on the kids,” said Larry Cagle, owner of WoodMill Winery in Vale. “Kids seem to want to come out and stomp the grapes and parents make…

Jaycees planning fundraiser

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The Lake Norman Jaycees hosts Brews, Tunes and BBQ Saturday at Eastfield Bar and Grill in Charlotte. “I think it sounded like a fun event number one, and two, I think it was good to get our name out there since we are a new chapter,” said Kim Hoyle, president.…

Twins celebrate 90 years

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Around Town 8/27/2010

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BARBECUE CHICKEN Hephzibah A.R.P. Presbyterian Church will have a barbecue chicken and hot dog sale until 7 p.m. tonight and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of The Great Outdoors, on N.C. 150 East in Cherryville. For more information, call Terry at (704) 300-7127. YARD…

Church Activities

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BREAKFAST Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Road, Lincolnton, will hold a breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall. CANCELLED MEAL A luncheon scheduled for Sunday at Marvin United Methodist Church has been rescheduled for a later date. HINTON HOMECOMING Hinton Memorial United Methodist Church will celebrate its homecoming…

Around Town 8/25/2010

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BPW MEETING The Lincolnton Business and Professional Women’s group will meet 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Ryan’s Steakhouse, on North Generals Boulevard in Lincolnton. Nicole Greer, PPCC Vibrant Life and Business Coach will be the guest speaker. For more information or to register, call Gigi Sampson at (704)…

90th birthday

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