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Information session on regional bike plan

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An information session on the Lake Norman Regional Bicycle Plan will be conducted tonight in Denver. Already, Centralina Council of Governments (COG) has held sessions in Cornelius and Troutman, but will wrap up with its last session at Unity Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. Participants will learn about the planning…

Redemption Outreach Center to distribute dinners for Thanksgiving

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Full Thanksgiving dinners will be given out at Redemption Outreach Center Nov. 21, and while the give-away location has remained the same for 10 years, the service has become a community effort. “I want other churches to know that we welcome the involvement of coming together for it to be…

Around Town 11/9/2009

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REUNION The Fred T. Foard Class of 1969 will hold its 40th reunion Jan.16, 2009. For more information, call Trudy Smith Hoyle at (704) 276-3233. TRANSPORATION The Transportation Advisory Board will meet at 1 p.m. today in the Lincoln County EMS Classroom, located at 720 John Howell Memorial Drive in…

66th Reunion

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Wedding – Malmberg, Huneycutt

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Laura Ruth Malmberg and Timothy Shawn Huneycutt exchanged marriage vows October 17, 2009 at the Verdict Ridge Golf and Country Club in Denver. The Rev. Kent Schaaf officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jonathon and Lisa Malmberg of Denver. She is a 2003 graduate of…

Church Activities

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THE LIFT New Covenant United Methodist Church, located at 14514 Lucia-Riverbend Highway in Mount Holly, will have an evening of music and socializing from 6:30-10 p.m. the first Friday of each month in the family life center. Music from the Praise 150 Team and Doyle’s Front Porch Band will begin…

NLHS competes in marching band ‘World Series’

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The North Lincoln Band of Knights will face its fiercest competition yet at the Bands of America Grand National Championship Nov. 12-15 in Indianapolis, Ind. “It’s the World Series of high school marching bands,” Underwood said. “There’s nothing any bigger.” The band members are both excited and apprehensive about the…

Child in need of help

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Lyric Rikard was born with an epi gastric hernia, which doctors said would close up as he grew older. Now one, the hernia is still there, and Lyric is in need of surgery. Unfortunately, his father has been laid off, his mother in employed part time and the family doesn’t…

New book tells tales of America’s first ghosts

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Dan Barefoot spent the Halloween season traveling around the state telling haunted histories. He makes his first stop in Lincolnton to promote his new book Spirits of ’76 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. It focuses on Revolutionary War ghosts. “It was the birth of the American republic…

Documentary examines supernatural sightings

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Josh Timothy Snipes is not afraid of ghosts. In fact, he spent Halloween night in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s cemetery searching for them. “Anything can happen on Halloween, I believe that now,” he said. Snipes has been searching for – and, he says, finding – ghosts since he was a…