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Church Activities

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REVIVAL New Providence Full Gospel Church, 949 George Brown Road, Crouse, will hold a revival 7 p.m. tonight. The Rev. Pearson of St. John Baptist Church in Baltimore, Md., will be the guest speaker. YOUTH REVIVAL Gold Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 7447 Old Plank Road, Stanley, will hold a youth…

Dillon, Garmon Engagement

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Andrea Elaine Dillon and David Shepherd Garmon announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Andrea is the daughter of John and Amy Blanton of Lincolnton, N.C. and Mark and Aleda Dillon of Smithdale, Mississippi. She is a 2004 graduate of West Lincoln High School, 2007 graduate of Lenoir Rhyne College, with…

Walker, Lockridge Engagement

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Lauren Walker and Sam Meek Lockridge IV announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Lauren is the daughter of Rick and Carolyn Walker of Cherryville. She is a graduate of Cherryville High School and Cleveland Community College, with an associate degree in nursing. Lauren is employed by Cleveland Regional Medical Center.…

Gaston Co. man faces murder charge after collision near Dallas

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A Gaston County man is in jail on second-degree murder after a 17-year-old girl was killed in a head-on collision Sunday night. Howard Clay Pasour, 28, of Bessemer City, was traveling west on Dallas-Cherryville Highway, near Dallas, when he struck a 1984 Oldsmobile at 60 mph, said First Sgt. Tracy…

Deputy recovering after motorcycle crash

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A Lincoln County Sheriff’s lieutenant, injured in a motorcycle crash last week, is on the road to recovery. Around 4 p.m. Friday, a vehicle driven by Brandy Leigh Dellinger, 28, of Stanley, was making a left turn into 636 N. Aspen St., when she pulled into the path of a…

Officer cleared in grazing of pedestrian

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An officer accused of grazing a teen with a patrol car last week has been cleared of any wrongdoing, according to Lincolnton Police Chief Rodney Jordan. On July 21, a patrol car driving by Officer Brent Heavner was traveling southbound on the N.C. 150 bypass grazed a person walking in…

National conference to spotlight local Chamber of Commerce

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The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce has been chosen by Constant Contact to be featured in their booth at the upcoming Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) Conference in Milwaukee, Wis. Sarah Barone, marketing coordinator with Constant Contact, said that the company will be honored to feature the Chamber…

Maiden lawman plans legal career

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Education has always been important to Maiden Police Chief Troy Church. As of Aug. 14, he will retire from law enforcement and begin his studies as a law student. Church, who has served as police chief for six years, will attend North Carolina Central University in Durham in pursuit of…

Music in Rock Springs

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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…