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Man accused of stealing truck in Iron Station

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An Iron Station man faces felony charges after he allegedly stole a truck Thursday night from his own residence authorities said. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Floyd Ladson Benenhaley, Jr., 46, of 1018 Monterey Drive in Iron Station, was arrested on charges of felony larceny and possession of…

Community garden up and running this year

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Last year, the Multicultural Center of Hope’s community garden faced a late start and little rain, but organizers hope this year fares better. “The garden is up and running this year, and we are very excited about the possibility of having a good harvest this year. We want to start…

Church Briefs

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DANIELS BREAKFAST Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Road, will have full country breakfast 7 – 10 a.m. Saturday for $6. They will also offer free blood sugar and blood pressure screenings. For more information, call (704) 735-8034. KINGDOM WORKSHOP Greater Works Full Gospel Ministries, 2543-A East Main Street in Lincolnton,…

Around Town 2/25/2011

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THEATRE GUILD The Lincoln Theatre Guild presents Daddy’s Dyin’, Who’s Got the Will. Performances will be 8 tonight as well as March 4 and 5. A free performance for Lincoln County senior citizens will be 2 p.m. Sunday. All performances are at the Lincoln Cultural Center. For more information, call…

CPA firm changes name after new partnership

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Sherrill, Blake & Harrison, a certified public accounting firm in downtown Lincolnton, underwent some changes recently. The firm has been in existence under various names since 1972. Most recently, it was Miller Sherrill Blake Eagle and associated with three other firms. However, the Lincolnton firm has decided to separate from…

New bistro serves up musical theme

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Rich Pittinaro and Johanna Tanon are bringing a new dining experience to Denver with the launch of their restaurant, The Music Box Bistro. “Our whole concept is to be the first upscale restaurant in Denver,” Pittinaro said. “We felt the area needed it. We found ourselves driving to Birkdale, uptown…

NLHS presents ‘Bye, Bye Birdie’

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The musical Bye, Bye Birdie was first performed in 1960, but little has changed when it comes to teenage girls going crazy for pop idols. The play takes place in Sweet Apple, Ohio, where one lucky teen girl gets to kiss her favorite singer, the dreamy Conrad Birdie. “It’s seems…

‘Price is Right’ Saturday

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The Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse wants you to come on down to The Price is Right for Fighting Child Abuse. “I really hope that Lincoln County comes out for a good time,” said Sherry Reinhardt, director of the LCCACA. “We always put on a good show.” The fundraiser,…

4-H’er competes at state level

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A Denver 4-H member’s first science project has earned her first place at district and regional competitions and she will move on to compete on the state level. “This was the first time I just let her go,” said Stacy Speckman of her home-schooled daughter, Jessica. “It was her and…

UNCC architecture students get tour of Cherryville plant

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Students from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte School of Architecture recently toured R-Anell Homes in Cherryville to learn more about the modular building process. The 14 students, seven undergraduate fourth-year students and seven graduate students, were enrolled in a topical studio class, focusing on prefabricated climate-responsive housing and…