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Fast food event aiding Denver schools

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Catawba Springs Elementary School teachers served up McDonald’s cuisine for a good cause. McTeacher’s Night was Oct. 5-12 and raised $59,000 for 126 schools throughout North Carolina. The greater Charlotte area alone brought in more than $18,000 for 39 local schools. The Denver McDonald’s hosted McTeacher’s Night on Oct. 5.…

Former resident dies in Pa. prison

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A former Lincolnton physician, convicted of first-degree murder in 2008, has died in a Pennsylvania prison. Dr. Stephen Scher, 70, died Aug. 9 at the State Correctional Institution at Laurel Highlands in Somerset, Pa., according to the correction officials. He is said to have died as natural causes. In March…

Power company wants to offer more recreation

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Duke Energy Carolinas has plans to enhance recreational activities in the Lincoln County-area. Duke’s Hydro Strategy, Licensing and Lake Services is responsible for managing all of its 11 reservoirs and 13 hydroelectric stations that span 245 miles on the Catawba River, which serves as a water source for Lincoln County…

Mustang runners beat path to Sally’s Y

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The East Lincoln High School cross country team has been practicing on unfamiliar territory this season. Coaches Melvin Morrison and Heather Ramsey thought the new Sally’s Y in Denver was an ideal location for the team to practice and host home meets this year. “I had been talking to some…

Around Town 10/25/2010

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THANKSGIVING MEAL East Lincoln Christian Ministry is now registering applicants for their Thanksgiving and Christmas meals and Angel Gifts. The Thanksgiving Meal will be distributed Nov. 17-20. All applicants must be registered. SILENT AUCTION The Arts Council of Lincoln County is collection homemade crafts and original artwork for its silent…

67th reunion

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Stitchin’ Babes take up purple hat project for CMC newborns

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On a Tuesday, you will find the Stitchin’ Babes chatting and knitting at 36th Street Bakery & Catering in Lincolnton. The ladies, mostly hailing from Lincoln and Gaston counties, knit and crochet their own projects. But now, they have begun working together on a special project for Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln.…

United Way pushing for $355K by year’s end

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The United Way of Lincoln County hopes to reach its campaign goal of $355,000 by Dec. 31. So far, $80,598 has been raised through the Pacesetter’s Campaign, which is 8 percent more than pacesetters raised last year. “Pacesetters went really, really well,” said Yerby Ray, executive director of the United…

Church Activities

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REVIVAL Greater Works Full Gospel Ministeries, 2543-A E. Main St., Lincolnton, will hold a revival 7 p.m. this evening. Minister Leslie Williamson of Danner’s Chapel FBH Church in Roaring River will be the guest speaker. CONFERENCE Macedonia Baptist Church, 5286 N.C. 150 E., Lincolnton, will hold an evangelism conference beginning…

Around Town 10/22/2010

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COFFEE FOR KOMEN Fausto Coffee, located in downtown Lincolnton, will donate 10 percent of its sales today to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. YARD AND FOOD SALE St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church, 148 St. Dorothy’s Lane, Lincolnton, will hold a yard and food sale from 7 a.m. until Noon, Saturday. Proceeds…