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First Presbyterian card game to benefit Christian Ministry

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Most people don’t normally think of church and card games as things that go together. But next week, people will be playing cards at First Presbyterian Church in Lincolnton, and it’s all to raise money for a cause a number of the church’s members have long supported. “A Card Game…

Around Town Church Briefs

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RECYCLING EFFORT Trinity Lutheran Church, located next to the post office in Vale, is conducting a recycling campaign. The church is accepting newspapers, cardboard and magazines. Proceeds will go to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County. For more information, call the church office at (704) 276-1257. BIBLE SCHOOL Freedom Church, 102…

Around Town 8/15/2008

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FUNDRAISER Crisis Pregnancy Center of Lincoln County will present “A Heart for Life,” a gospel concert fundraiser, at 7 p.m. tonight at Redemption Outreach Center, 700 Lithia Inn Road, Lincolnton. The event will feature performances by Bible Time, Willow Creek Bluegrass, Walking By Faith, Silent Praise and soloists Amanda Richardson…

Leonard Automatics opens

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The ribbon was cut Thursday on the first manufacturing business to officially open in a new upscale industrial park in Denver. Leonard Automatics nearly tripled its size to 30,000 square feet the company moved into Balsom Ridge Business park off N.C. 16 in July from their previous facility located approximately…

Grand Opening

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Continuing the tradition

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For more than 25 years, members of the Lincoln County Extension Community Association have sold fried pies made from a 100-year-old recipe. “It’s an old art,” Melinda Houser, family and consumer sciences extension agent, said of the homemade pies. Some things have changed. The dough now uses Crisco instead of…

Pottery entries wanted

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The work of potters from the Catawba Valley region will be on display beginning Sept. 2 at the Lincoln Cultural Center, and all area potters are invited to participate. “It’s not a competition,” said Gary Lee, president of the Arts Council of Lincoln County, which is organizing the show. “It’s…

New agent on board

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There’s a new face at the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension. Libby Yarbor, 24, is the new area agricultural extension agent. “This is something I wanted to do,” she said. “I get to work with the community and work with agriculture at the same time.” Yale started at the extension Aug.…

Local woman learns to live with Alzheimer’s

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Adair Cantwell, 73, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease 10 years ago and everything changed. “To start with, I was embarrassed,” said Cantwell, who lives in Lincolnton. “It was the last thing you wanted to have.” She didn’t, however, choose to keep her disease a secret. “If you hide it, then…

Holy Spirit Bible school makes dramas

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Vacation Bible school at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Denver was a little bit different this year. Rather than being held in the evening, as it has been in the past, the annual summer event took place in the mornings of Aug. 4-8. “We had so many stay-at-home moms helping…