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Woman works to help Honduran orphanages

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Tara Garcia moved to Honduras to be a teacher, but she discovered her calling was outside of the classroom. From 2004-2006, Garcia, a Cherryville native, spent much of her time in Honduran orphanages falling in love with the children there. “There would be 30 children and maybe two adults helping…

Six Lincolnton candidates profiled

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Starting on page 11A of today’s edition, the Times-News is printing a significantly revised version of the profiles and questions to city office candidates that appeared in Wednesday’s edition. This time, everyone had something to say. After Wednesday’s edition appeared in print, Mayor David Black contacted the Times-News to explain…

Six Lincolnton candidates profiled

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Starting on page 11A of today’s edition, the Times-News is printing a significantly revised version of the profiles and questions to city office candidates that appeared in Wednesday’s edition. This time, everyone had something to say. After Wednesday’s edition appeared in print, Mayor David Black contacted the Times-News to explain…

Church Briefs

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REVIVAL SERVICES Maiden Wesleyan Church, located at 1125 Ivy Church Road, will have revival services 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. Kenny Greenway will be the guest speaker. FIRST SUNDAY LUNCH Crouse United Methodist Church will have a luncheon from Noon until 1:30 p.m. Sunday…

Around Town 10/30/2009

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PUMPKIN PATCH The Boger City United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today through Saturday. All proceeds will benefit the church’s mission ministry. CHARITY BREAKFAST Lincoln County Schools will have a charity breakfast beginning 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fatz Cafe. The cost…

Home restored to former beauty

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Pam Etheridge always loved looking at the old house when she passed by it at the intersection of N.C. 27 E. and N.C. 73. One day, she decided to buy it. “We just wanted to restore it to how it should look,” she said. The Link House was built in…

Rue, Donaldson Wedding

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Ashley Danielle Rue and Christopher Dean Donaldson exchanged marriage vows 2 p.m. October 3, 2009 at Heartland Chapel in Townsend, Tenn. The bride is the daughter of Danny and Marlene Rue of Athens, Tenn., and Jeff and Tammy Kronk of Lincolnton. She is the granddaughter of Frank and Margaret Roberts…

St. Luke’s the Early Years

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39th, 40th reunions

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Rock Springs Festivities

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First-grade teacher Regina Hovis takes a shaving cream pie to the face. Susan Dolan of Denver dresses as Egyptian ruler Cleopatra as she hands out treats. Seth Mabry / Lincoln Times-News Photos…