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Around Town 8/2/2010

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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. 4-H CLASS Lincoln County 4-H will offer a class to start 4-H Wildlife Habitat Evaluation…

Photographer returns to his passion with new studio

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John Vain is getting back into a passion he discovered 20 years ago with the opening of his new Lincolnton photography studio. Vain, and his wife, Linda, both retired, opened J&L Photography in May. Vain is the photographer, while his wife handles the administrative duties of the business. In 1990,…

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Church Activities

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REVIVAL New Providence Full Gospel Church, 949 George Brown Road, Crouse, will hold a revival 7 p.m. tonight. The Rev. Pearson of St. John Baptist Church in Baltimore, Md., will be the guest speaker. YOUTH REVIVAL Gold Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 7447 Old Plank Road, Stanley, will hold a youth…

Around Town 7/30/2010

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DOWNTOWN ALIVE Cherryville’s Downtown Alive will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. tonight in the downtown mini park. 30 Aut Sixx will perform during Friday’s event. YARD SALE Reepsville Baptist Church, 1513 Alf Hoover Road, Vale, will hold a yard sale and breakfast from 7 a.m. until Noon, Saturday. For more…

Hannah’s makes move to Main Street

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Hannah’s Bar-B-Q South general manager Tonya Brockwell said customers loved the food, but needed more space. The restaurant was located in a small building on Country Club Road, now occupied by Moooosse’s Pizza. Seating was limited so customers normally got take-out. “We heard so many times, ‘I wish you had…

National conference to spotlight local Chamber of Commerce

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The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce has been chosen by Constant Contact to be featured in their booth at the upcoming Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) Conference in Milwaukee, Wis. Sarah Barone, marketing coordinator with Constant Contact, said that the company will be honored to feature the Chamber…

Maiden lawman plans legal career

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Education has always been important to Maiden Police Chief Troy Church. As of Aug. 14, he will retire from law enforcement and begin his studies as a law student. Church, who has served as police chief for six years, will attend North Carolina Central University in Durham in pursuit of…

Music in Rock Springs

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Young sluggers go through week of baseball camp

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About 130 kids, ages six to 16, recently completed a baseball summer camp at East Lincoln High School. The kids learned every aspect of baseball, from fielding to throwing to hitting to base running June 28-July 2. The kids were spilt into teams and played against each other on camp…