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Church Briefs

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LENT DINNERS St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church will host a fish dinner every Friday during Lent, ending April 15. Dinners will be 5:30 – 7 p.m. and cost is $7. For more information, call (704) 735-0063. MARVIN BREAKFAST Marvin United Methodist Church on the Startown Road will have a full breakfast…

Village on Main serves southern cuisine

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The Village on Main, serving southern-style cuisine, seafood and steaks, has opened in Lincolnton. Georgios and Kellie Kastanias own the restaurant, formerly the Italian Garden. Their head chef, Harold Young Jr., worked at Fox’s Fish Camp for 38 years. Young has brought many of Fox’s recipes, including hushpuppies, dressings and…

Doug Herbert moving

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Doug Herbert Performance, which has been located in Lincolnton since 1991, is moving to Concord. Doug Herbert, owner of the business, will open at 4030 Concord Parkway South, adjacent to the Charlotte Motor Speedway, Monday. An open house will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 7. Herbert Performance…

Actavis ‘anniversary gift’ to benefit local charities

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Five Lincoln County charitable organizations have received donations from Actavis to commemorate the company’s fifth anniversary in the United States. On behalf of employees at its Lincolnton manufacturing facility, the New Jersey-based generic pharmaceutical company donated a total of $5,000 to Love Memorial Elementary School, Lincoln County Coalition Against Child…

Family in need due to rising medical bills

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Doctors initially thought Tommy Deason was having a stroke, but he soon learned he was afflicted with some-thing much more unusual. “When you wake up and the side of your face is numb, and you feel like you’ve been shot with novo-caine, something is wrong,” Tommy Deason said. “When you…

LCSO promotes Captain Caskey

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Captain W. Lee Caskey will now serve as second in command of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office after he made history Friday morning as the first county deputy to ever be promoted to the rank of Major. Sheriff David Carpenter announced the promotion to staff on Thursday. Caskey started out…

Pet of the Week

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Event to spotlight African-American history

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Lincoln County celebrates African-American history on Saturday with storytelling, dancing and craft demonstrations. “The African-American culture is a rich part of Lincoln County history,” said Shelly Johnston, executive director of the Arts Council of Lincoln County. The Art of Storytelling, A Celebration of African-American History takes place 10 a.m. to…

Commissioners update water ordinances

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County commissioners engaged in a sometimes heated debate Monday over revising and enforcing regulations designed to prevent backflows of potentially contaminated water into the county water system. Commissioners ultimately voted 4-1 to adopt changes that bring the county into better compliance with state rules but don’t directly address inspection issues.…

Around Town 4/6/2011

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AMY’S HOUSE ORDERS Amy’s House is taking orders for barbecue rib picnic meals, prepared by the Homeplace Restaurant. Each meal includes a whole rack of pork ribs, quart of barbecue slaw, quart of baked beans, sauce, and dinner rolls. Cost is $30. To place your order, call (704) 736-0112 or…