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Young sluggers go through week of baseball camp

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About 130 kids, ages six to 16, recently completed a baseball summer camp at East Lincoln High School. The kids learned every aspect of baseball, from fielding to throwing to hitting to base running June 28-July 2. The kids were spilt into teams and played against each other on camp…

Around Town 7/26/2010

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VICTORY GROVE VBS Victory Grove Tabernacle, 457 Victory Grove Church Road, will hold a Vacation Bible School for ages 2-19 from 6-8 p.m. tonight-Thursday. For more information, call (704) 732-6779. REDEMPTION VBS The Redemption Outreach Center, 700 Lithia Inn Road, will hold a Vacation Bible School for ages 3-11 from…

Store hopes to bring back the romance

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A new store has opened that aims to put romance back in relationships. Teresa Owenby, and her husband, Jamie, of Pumpkin Center, opened Endless Romance earlier this month. A similar business helped save the Owenby’s marriage and prompted the couple to open a store specializing in adult items, including body…

Local 4-H in need of volunteers

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APRIL DILLON Extension Agent ———————————— 4-H provides unique, informal and educational opportunities for adult volunteer leaders to work with children. Have you ever considered the key role you could play as an adult volunteer and mentor to children? Through teaching children practical 4-H subject matter, adults help youth develop into…

North Brook Elementary care program faces cutbacks

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North Brook Elementary School’s before-and-after-school care program could cost the school system $22,800 yearly if it continues as is. To prevent the loss, school officials have decided to keep the site open, but to lower staffing in order to save costs. At the start of the school year, instead of…

Off-duty deputy injured in motorcycle crash

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A Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputy is in the hospital after police say he was in an motorcycle accident Friday afternoon while off-duty. Around 4 p.m., a vehicle driven by Brandy Leigh Dellinger, 28, of Stanley, attempted to make a left turn into 636 N. Aspen St., when she pulled into…

Jordan voted to new term as real estate board chair

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Marsha Jordan of Lincolnton has been reelected chairman of the N.C. Real Estate Commission for the 2010-11 term beginning Aug. 1. A graduate of the University of Virginia, Jordan entered the real estate business in 1986. She is the owner of Apple Realty in Lincolnton, a graduate of the Realtor…

Request for haunted house permit withdrawn

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A request to operate a haunted house in Lincolnton has been withdrawn, said Lincolnton Planning Director Laura Simmons. Denise Propst originally requested a conditional use permit to operate a temporary haunted house during the month of October. The haunted house would have been at 564 S. Grove St. Ext. at…

Chuck Wagon Gang headlines Rock Springs meeting

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Rock Spring Campground’s annual meeting will kick off with a headline concert by The Chuck Wagon Gang Sunday. The Chuck Wagon Gang, of Fort Worth, Texas, is the oldest recording mixed gospel group still performing with ties to the original founders. “If you’ve ever heard of the world famous Chuck…