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Dagwood’s stacks up healthy options

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Carol and John Miller wanted to open a restaurant with healthier options, but not stray away from something the community loved. The couple recently opened Dagwood’s in the former I Can’t Believe it’s Yogurt space in Lincolnton. The eatery offers healthy subs, pastas and soups, along with hand-dipped frozen yogurt…

Sending a little light into a gloomy place

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After seeing the devastation of the massive earthquake in Haiti, Cherryville resident, Ruth Royster knew she had to do something for the people affected in the aftermath. Shortly after the quake, Royster saw an advertisement in a magazine encouraging readers to send any source of light, including flashlights and candles.…

Bohn honored as one of USDA’s top employees

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A Lincolnton man has received a high honor from President Barack Obama. In December, Perry Bohn received the President’s Volunteer Service Award and was recognized as one of the top 100 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Employees. He has been a seed marketing specialist for six years in USDA’s Gastonia…

Church Activities

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FISH FRY St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church will have a fish fry from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Friday during Lent. Takeout orders will be available. BREAKFAST Bethel Baptist Church, located at 200 Bethel Church Road in Lincolnton, will have a senior citizens breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Saturday. MOVIE NIGHT…

Around Town 3/3/2010

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FELLOWSHIP New Covenant United Methodist Church, located at 14514 Lucia-Riverbend Highway in Mount Holly, will have a community fellowship meal from 5-7 p.m. tonight. Proceeds will benefit the building fund. For more information, call the church office at (704) 827-4468. GRIEF SUPPORT Boger City Wesleyan Church will offer the grief…

Buckets of Hope

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Polished Apple

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Maiden High School students want to slow down use of r-word

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Today, hundreds of Maiden High School students will sign a pledge to “Spread the Word to End the R-Word.” “Our Varsity Blue members will be taking a stand to raise awareness of how harmful using the word ‘retard’ or ‘retarded’ can be,” Maiden High School Athletic Director, Butch Parker said.…

Sally’s Y blazing new bike trails

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Volunteers have spent the past several weekends cutting the new bike trails at Sally’s Y, the first YMCA in east Lincoln County. When completed, the Sally’s Y will be located off Optimist Club Road and the new N.C. 16. The trails, roughly six to eight miles, will take up 85…

Speedway to host pageant

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The East Lincoln Speedway is looking for its first beauty queen. Bea’s Angels, formed by Bea Alexander, is sponsoring the Junior Miss East Lincoln Speedway Pageant for girls, ages 12-15, on March 12 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. “All girls love beauty pageants,” Alexander said. “Every…