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Singer inspires hope

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A well-known Hispanic Christian singer will be performing at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton this weekend. Danny Berrios will take the stage at 6 p.m. Saturday and an estimated 1,200 people are expected to attend. Tickets are $20. “He’s a very known singer in all of Latin America,” said Eylin…

Rock band Paris Keeling revisits End of Ride

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Marty Paris of the band Paris Keeling has always loved music. “My first concrete memory was music,” he said. “I remember hearing it, and I liked it.” He’s kept that opinion his whole life. As a teenager and college student, he played in bands. As an adult, he put music…

Reveling in recess

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Sisters launch Glamorous Productions

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Two sisters who grew up dancing are back in the studio. Caroline Houser and Stephanie Hullett have opened Glamorous Productions, a dance studio and cheer gym in downtown Lincolnton. The sisters, both cheerleading coaches at West Lincoln High School, graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne College with degrees in communication and elementary education.…

55th Reunion

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Blanketeers donate their work

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Jayne Mannino knew nothing about crocheting before she met Margaret Carpenter. Carpenter needed volunteers for the “blanketeers,” a group of ladies that makes blankets and donates them to Project Linus chapters in Catawba and Mecklenburg counties. Mannino wanted to learn how to crochet, a skill that her mother and grandmother…

ELBA plans to launch annual holiday parade

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The East Lincoln Betterment Association, or ELBA, is preparing for its first Christmas parade, which organizers hope will be an annual event. The Dec. 5 event, “Christmas in Denver,” will include a parade, tree lighting, community sing and refreshments. East Lincoln Fire Department is hoping to bring Santa Claus to…

Sisters spark North Lincoln tennis squad

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PUMPKIN CENTER — Suzy and Ashley Cedrone are more than just North Lincoln tennis teammates. They’re sisters. “The girls motivate each other to play their individual best and have been great to coach,” North Lincoln head tennis coach Libby Fletcher said. “They work hard to maintain their positions on the…

Around Town 10/7/2009

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PUMPKIN PATCH The Boger City United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch will be open through Oct. 31. The pumpkin patch will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from Noon until 9 p.m. on Sundays. All proceeds will benefit the church’s mission ministry. ART COMPETITION The Arts Council…

Five Generations

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