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Around Town 6/14/2010

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SUMMER READING Summer reading programs for children entering grades entering grades 1-12 will begin today and run through July 31 at all Gaston-Lincoln Regional Library locations. For more information, visit your local library or call 704-868-2164. PARTERSHIP MOVES The Partnership for Children of Lincoln & Gaston Counties has moved to…

Students help Habitat

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Montenegro, Campos Engagement

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Marelly Montenegro-Chavez and Ivan Campos announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Marelly is the daughter of Sergio Montenegro and Estela Chavez of Lincolnton. She is a 2005 graduate of Lincolnton High School and Catawba Valley Community College with an Associate in Business Administration. Ivan is the son of Ignacio and…

Noles, Prater Engagement

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Halli Elizabeth Noles and Kyle Randall Prater announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Halli is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Lowery, Jr. of Mt. Holly and Kenneth Noles of Charlotte. She is employed by Food Lion on Hudson Road in Gastonia. Kyle is the son of Mr. and…

Church Activities

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MISSIONS BENEFIT Today, Fairview Baptist Church, located on Fairview Church Road in Lincolnton, will have a poor man’s supper from 4-8 p.m. Live gospel music will be from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. followed by a live jam session. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Faith at (704)…

Around Town 6/11/2010

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YARD SALE Liberty Tabernacle will have a yard sale and hot dog sale beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday at the Farm Bureau in Lincolnton. Proceeds will go to the building fund. BUFFET BREAKFAST Marvin Methodist Church at 2731 Startown Road will hold a buffet breakfast from 7 till 10 a.m.…

Fresh peaches now plentiful

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Peach season has started, and this year’s crop is practically perfect. “It’s outstanding, one of the best crops in several years” said Josh Crotts, farm manager of Knob Creek Orchard and Creamery in Lawndale. Harvesting has just started at the family farm, and trees will be producing peaches through September.…

Musical a first for guild

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“Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show” is unlike anything else the Lincoln Theatre Guild has ever produced. The musical centers around a young couple who find themselves surrounded by odd characters including Frank-N-Furter, a corset-wearing, mad doctor from the galaxy of Transylvania. “It’s basically about the loss of innocence,” said…

World War II veteran cuts hair, crusades for better VA dental coverage

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Jim Leatherman, 83, proudly wears a hat stating he’s a World War II veteran as he cuts hair at his barber shop on Academy Street in downtown Lincolnton. “There aren’t too many of us now,” Leatherman said. “I used to not wear anything like that, but now I’m letting people…

Top Relay For Life team

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