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East Lincoln Community Garden Club plans annual spring plant sale

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The East Lincoln Community Garden Club is hosting its Fifth Annual Spring Plant Sale this Saturday. Hardy perennials, roses, shrubs, fruit and vegetable varieties, including herbs, will be available. Kim’s Kitchen will have cinnamon rolls and breads for sale. Besides Kim’s Kitchen, other vendors for the event are: Shagreen Nursery…

Activities focus on Y groundbreaking

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This weekend will be slammed with activities focused on Sally’s Y, the much-anticipated facility expected to open in January. The ground-breaking ceremony will be from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. It will start off with a blessing and keynote addresses from David and Jo Clark and Andy Calhoun. Family activities,…

Raby, McKenzie Engagement

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Samantha Lynn Raby and David Brian McKenzie announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Samantha is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joey Raby of Denver. She is a graduate of East Lincoln High School. She is employed with Charlotte Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat in Huntersville. David is the son…

McGee, Pope Engagement

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Rachael Nicole McGee and Joshua Garland Pope announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Rachael is the daughter of David and Lisa Barker and Ashley and Sara McGee of Tuscaloosa, Ala. She is a 2007 graduate of The University of Alabama with a degree in Communication Disorders. She also received a…

Around Town 4/19/2010

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PAGEANT Today is the last day to register for the Miss Cherry Blossom Festival Pageant, which will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the mini-park gazebo in downtown Cherryville. Proceeds will benefit the Miss Gastonia Scholarship Fund. For more information or to register, call (704) 827-7277 or visit missgastoniapageant.com…

Nichols, Prather Engagement

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Michele Lin Nichols and Robert Chesley Prather of Gastonia happily announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Michele is the daughter of Ms. Marta Price of Charlotte, and Richard Teixeira of Oroville, Calif. She is a graduate of West Mecklenburg High School and graduated from Central Piedmont Community College with an…

Church Activities

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THEOLOGY CLASSES The Dr. Charles Cranford School of Theology is taking registrations for fall semester classes. For more information, call (704) 732-1131. BREAKFAST Bess Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 6073 Flay Road in Cherryville, will hold a breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday. For more information, call Frankie Brown at…

Around Town 4/16/2010

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RAFFLE The Commandment Keepers Church of the Living God is holding a “Sowing of the Seeds” fundraiser raffle. For more information or tickets, call Pamela Boston at (704) 240-8146. DANCE The Lincoln Squares Apple Blossom Dance will be held today at Betty Ross Park in Lincolnton. For more information, call…

WLMS students battling over books

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West Lincoln Middle School won the county Battle of the Books for the fourth time in as many years and are gearing up today to compete in the regionally. “As much work as we put into it, county is to get off all the nervousness of competition,” said Cory Cook,…

Collector the unofficial High Shoals historian

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Steve Bailey likes to explore the unknown and the almost forgotten. His office beneath Drum’s Florist in downtown Lincolnton is filled with maps from his days of discovering caves and historic pictures from his native High Shoals. His collections also include carbine lamps, animal skulls and rocks. He even has…