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Prison inmates preach at Lincolnton’s Freedom Church

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“Praise the Lord!” inmate James Rawls shouted to the crowd at Freedom Church in downtown Lincolnton. The congregation, made up of various churches Sunday night, shouted the phrase back, threw their hands up in the air and echoed a few “Amens” to Rawls. Ten inmates from the Lincoln County prison…

Lions volunteering

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North Carolina Lions Foundation members invaded Camp Dogwood to make renovations and repairs before campers arrive this summer. Last week, more than 150 volunteers, hailing from as far as Dare County, visited the Sherrills Ford camp for the blind and visually impaired. Volunteers completed a four-page “to do” list around…

Community meeting for local food enthusiasts

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Did you count the days until the farmers market opened? Does your mouth water to think of the first homegrown tomato sandwich of the season? Is there more than one seed catalogue in your stack of reading material? Do you have all of your asparagus recipes waiting for the first…

Engagement: Keever, Williams

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Stacie Nicole Keever of Lincolnton and Shannon Lee Williams of Denver announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Stacie is the daughter of Stacy Darriell and Fran Keever. She is a teacher for Lincoln County Schools. Shannon is the son of Robert and Sharon Williams of Lincolnton and Danny and Debra…

Engagement: Mosteller, Harkey

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Tiffany Lynn Mosteller and John Robert Harkey, both of Lincolnton, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Tiffany is the daughter of Timmy and Christine Mosteller of Lincolnton. She is a 2007 graduate of West Lincoln High School, and is currently attending Wingate University School of Pharmacy. John is the son…

Engagement: Kirkman, Wright

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Janey Kirkman of Archdale and Nate Wright of Lincolnton announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Janey is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Kirkman of Archdale. She is a home school graduate and attended Davidson Community College for a year and is currently a full-time student at Southern Wesleyan…

Engagement: Farmer, Sherrill

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Jessica Leigh Farmer, of Spartanburg, S.C. and Robert Julius Sherrill Jr. of Lincolnton, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Jessica is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. David Farmer of Spartanburg, S.C. She is a 2001 graduate of Spartanburg High School, and was presented at the Magnolia Debutante Ball in…

ELBA announces new president, VP

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The East Lincoln Betterment Association has new leadership. New officers are Peggy Tschudin, president; Shelly Quinn, vice president; Jerry Harbaugh, treasurer; and Matt Zmijewski, secretary. Tschudin joined ELBA after moving to Denver in 2000. She was impressed with the group and their efforts to share and improve East Lincoln. “I…

Birchfield performs in solo show

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Jonathan Birchfield, the southeastern troubadour, takes the Firemen’s Kitchen stage Thursday with nothing more than a guitar, a piano and his favorite tunes. Birchfield has spent 25 years touring from Florida to Virginia. His music draws on his roots in the foothills of North Carolina. Over his career, and with…

‘Yankee Tavern’ finishes run

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