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Around Town 10/11/2010

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DIABETES FAIR Carolinas Medical Center Lincoln will hold its annual Diabetes Fair from 6-8 p.m. tonight in the Betty Ross Park Gym, 800 S. Madison St., Lincolnton. BUSINESS WOMEN A luncheon to celebrate National Business Women’s Week will be held at Noon, Tuesday in the First Baptist Church Family Life…

Willis, Bowles Engagement

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Frances Byers Willis of Vale and Tony Willis of Maiden announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Deanna Willis to Spencer Hesen Bowles of Cherryville. Mary is the granddaughter of Clyde Dean Byers and the late Susan Seagle Byers of Vale. She is also the granddaughter of Libby Jones of…

Burke, Dellinger Wedding

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Kristen Suzette Burke and Wesley Samuel Dellinger exchanged marriage vows September 25, 2010 at Mt. Anderson Baptist Church. Rev. Donald Cline and Dr. Chris Griggs officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Tina Burke of Maiden. Her grandparents are Charles and Carolyn Burke and…

Church Activities

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BREAKFAST Marvin United Methodist Church, on Startown Road, will hold a breakfast and bake sale from 7-10 a.m. Saturday. Donations will benefit the parsonage fund. TENT MEETING Poplar Springs A.M.E. Zion Church will hold a tent meeting from 3-7 p.m. Saturday. POOR MAN’S SUPPER The High Shoals Church of God…

Around Town 10/8/2010

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CLOTHING DRIVE The House of Favor International Ministry is accepting clothing donations for their Clothing Outreach Ministry in Lincolnton. To donate clothing, call Prophetess Ivey Robinson at (704) 240-9838 or (704) 419-3298. BOOK SALE The Lincoln County Public Library is accepting donations for a book sale to be held Nov.…

Support, determination aid fight against cancer

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Cindy Duncan used to dislike, but now, she can’t get enough of it. A Lincolnton resident, Duncan’s newfound love for pink has a deep meaning. The color represents Duncan’s battle — and win — with breast cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and often represented with the color…

Funds available to aid farmers in conservation

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The Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District has received its cost share allocation from the state for non-pollution control from agricultural activities. These funds are available to assist farmers in installing conservation practices that help decrease the amount of sediment, nitrogen, phosphorus, chemicals and other pollutants in the surface and…

Mom hopes bone marrow registry will save lives

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A bone marrow transplant could have saved Cindy Brook’s daughter’s life. Now, she is hoping to give someone else that chance. Brooks is hosting a Be the Match bone marrow registry from 9 a.m. till 2 p.m. Saturday at Covenant Bible Church in Lincolnton. Be the Match offers people the…

‘I have always wanted to ride a Ferris wheel’

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Nine-year-old Zachary Dilello was diagnosed with autism and apraxia, developmental and speech disorders, at birth. On Friday, those disorders were not a problem as he enjoyed Denver Days’ “Special Needs Kids Day.” Zachary explored the fairgrounds, rode the Ferris wheel and munched on sweet treats with his mother, Erica Dilello,…

Victory Moments snaps candid shots of young athletes

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Friends Diane Kinsch and Shannon Avason spend a lot of time photographing their children playing baseball with the East Lincoln Optimist Club. The Denver residents were being asked to take pictures of their children’s friends and other athletes at the games and practices. Someone commented that the moms “should be…