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Around Town 5/30/2008

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HOYLE REUNION The descendents of John Sidney and Isabelle Morrison Hoyle will have their reunion Sunday in the fellowship hall at Roseland Baptist Church, 1172 Rose Hill Drive, Lincolnton. A covered-dish lunch will be served around 1 p.m. Family and friends are invited. For more information, contact Margie Hoyle at…

Church Briefs

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MOVIE NIGHT The Christian Singles Fellowship at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lincolnton will host a movie night 7 p.m. June 7 in the fellowship hall. The film “Another Perfect Stranger” will be featured. BIBLE SCHOOL Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 4136 Mount Pleasant Road, Sherrills Ford, will have vacation Bible…

Summer stories

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The West Lincoln Branch Library is offering free summer reading programs that consist of magicians, musicians and puppets. The theme is “Catch the Reading Bug.” “People in the community love and appreciate the programs,” branch supervisor, Selina Keever, said. Last year, more than 150 children attended the summer programs. “They’ll…

Davis and Son open new market

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Davis and Son Orchard has opened a new market in Pumpkin Center. “We’re trying to get away from our wholesale to processing plants and juice plants and focus more on retail and local wholesale,” said Alan Davis, the son of Davis and Son. The market in front of the Davis’…

Separate accidents happen minutes apart on N.C. 16

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Two people were sent to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries after two separate accidents occurred minutes apart Tuesday on N.C. 16 in Denver, according to North Carolina State Highway Patrol officials. A dump truck smashed into the side of a minivan shortly after noon, causing traffic to slow and…

Food demand grows at ministries

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Penny Strain and Sheron Norkett wheeled a shopping cart with six grocery bags out of East Lincoln Christian Ministry in Denver last week. Packed with oil, cornmeal, bread, canned vegetables and other supplies, the staples will need to last until their next visit in July, according to the women. “We…

Industrial park is possibility

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Nearly 2,000 acres in southeast Lincoln County envisioned as a hub for business and industry has its first prospect: Lake Norman Industrial Park. Planned for one mile north of Old Plank Road on the west side of N.C. 16, the 23- lot project will come before the Lincoln County Planning…

Former NFL players to help at Verdict Ridge golf benefit

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Verdict Ridge Golf Course will hold a special charity golf tournament next month, featuring retired National Football League players, to benefit injured and sick kids. The sixth annual NFL Alumni/ Shriners Charity Golf Classic is set to tee off at 11 a.m. June 22. For $2,500, a team can pair…

Charter School displays work of art students

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Art teacher Nina Cartee focused the Lincoln Charter School’s recent art show on display – not competition. Although her students win awards and sell art outside her classroom, she decided not to give awards at the show itself. “I didn’t want there to be any kind of competitive spirit,” Cartee…

Around Town 5/28/2008

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YARD AND BBQ SALE Victory Grove Tabernacle will have a yard sale beginning at 7 a.m., and a barbecue sale from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 457 Victory Grove Church Road, Lincolnton. All proceeds will benefit the church’s youth camp. For more information, call (704) 735-9097. SPAGHETTI BENEFIT…