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Cherryville Fire Department turning 100

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The Cherryville Fire Department will celebrate its 100th anniversary with an afternoon of games, food and music. The celebration will be Saturday at the Mini Park between Jacob and Oak Streets in downtown Cherryville. “It’s going to be a day of fun and fellowship as we commemorate 100 years of…

Anti-child abuse group will sponsor Apple Festival t-shirts

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The Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse has been named the sponsor of the 2010 Apple Festival’s official T-shirt. “In this economic time, we’ve got to branch out and find new revenue sources,” said Sherry Reinhardt, executive director of the coalition. A design by Faisal Yousef of Catawba County was…

Charter school students work to complete volunteer hours

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Lincoln Charter School students are learning the importance of giving back to the community. The school has implemented a new program, “Learn. Serve. Engage,” or LSE, this school year. High school students in Denver and middle school students at both the Lincolnton and Denver campuses are required to volunteer for…

Food Pantry helps area residents get through hard times

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Ginger Johnson is not sure where she would be without help from East Lincoln Christian Ministry. The Denver resident is adjusting to life as a single mother of three children, ages 8, 10 and 19. They are all living with Johnson’s mother. Johnson is trying to enter the workforce, but…

Lake Norman Realty relocates its office

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Lake Norman Realty wants to continue to provide its customers with nothing less than superior service. To meet that goal, the business moved from Waterside Crossing shopping center, at the corner of highways 73 and 16 in Denver, to 1818 Highway 16 North, still in Denver. “Our new office not…

Around Town 5/12/2010

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FISH/CHICKEN FRY Calvary Baptist Church, located at 493 Calvary Church Road in Lincolnton, will hold a chicken and fish fry from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Proceeds will help send a local teen missionary to Alaska. RELAY FOR LIFE A Relay for Life event will be held beginning 6…

Relay for Life, a time of celebration and remembrance

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I started crying immediately because I am a daddy’s girl. And then I asked him “Do you promise you’ll be okay?” And he couldn’t say yes. That was years ago now, and every time Relay for Life comes around, I think to myself “Maybe I’ll write a column about my…

Around Town 5/10/2010

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MEMORIAL SERVICE The Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #1616 will hold a memorial service in honor of North Carolina Confederate Memorial Day this evening. The service will be held 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Confederate Memorial outside the courthouse. COALITION MEETING The Coalition of Churches will meet at 7…

4-H offers variety of programs

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Only a few more weeks of school! What will your child be doing this summer? Lincoln County 4-H is offering Art, Science, Clothing, Agriculture, Foods and Health programs for youth ages 6 to 18. The following programs will be offered beginning June 14 and ending August 17: Pictures and Poetry,…

Five generations

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