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Around Town 9/14/2009

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FALL SUPPORT GROUP Today is the last day to register for Hospice and Palliative Care of Lincoln County’s fall support group fall support group, “In Good Company.” The group will meet from 12-1:30 p.m. every Thursday until Nov. 5. The seminar is open to the community at no cost. For…

Around Town 9/11/2009

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BARBECUE Pisgah United Methodist Church, located on Gastonia Highway in Lincolnton, will be selling barbecue until 7 p.m. this evening. POTTERY RECEPTION The Arts Council of Lincoln County will host an opening reception to celebrate the Catawba Valley Pottery Exhibit from 6-8 p.m. this evening at the Lincoln Cultural Center.…

Improv troupe to perform Saturday

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No one knows what will happen at a Missing Lincs show — including its performers. “It’s just totally made up on the spur of the moment,” said Richard Morgan, director. “It’s sort of instant theater.” The Missing Lincs’ Second Annual About to be Canceled Improv Show will take place 7:30…

Good Company offers support to those grieving

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Hospice and Palliative Care Lincoln County’s grief support group will offer a place for those in morning to learn coping techniques, talk about their feelings and, most importantly, connect with each other. “We find that’s the best way people can achieve a sense of healing — talking to other people…

CFD raises funds for 100th anniversary

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The Cherryville Fire Department has come up with a unique way to raise funds for its 100th anniversary celebration — a cornhole tournament. “We’re looking forward to it,” said Jeff Cash, fire chief. “We think it’s a fun way to come up with the funds to put on this big…

Macedonia Baptist Church turns 175

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Macedonia Baptist Church will spend three Sundays celebrating its 175th anniversary. “I think it’s made an impact in the community in the past, and I think it will continue to make an impact as long as we remain focused on what we’re called to do,” said Randy Setzer, senior pastor.…

Photos on display

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Flotilla moves into new facility

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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 26-04 has a new place to call home. For about 13 years, Flotilla 26-04 was housed in a small trailer at Midway Marina, off N.C. 150 near Terrell. Although the trailer was small, flotilla members found it cozy and comfortable. But as the years wore…

Acupuncturist raises money for fight against lymphoma

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Kathy Rummage never knew her grandfather. Lymphoma took his life before she was born. Rummage’s mother, Barbara Scott, was only two when her father, Bill McKenzie, died. Lymphoma, cancers that originate in the lymphatic system, took the lives of other family members in Rummage’s family and friends. Her mother was…

Walk for life to support Pregnancy Care Center

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Shelly Stewart does not know where she would be without help from the Pregnancy Care Center. The single mother found out she was pregnant at age 41. Seven months later, her son Elijah was born. Stewart was seeking emotional support and spiritual guidance while pregnant, but unsure of where to…