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Cat Square mayor to preside over Saturday’s parade

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The newly elected mayor of Cat Square carries on a longstanding family tradition. Tracy Sain’s mother, brother, aunt and two uncles have all been Cat Square‘s honorary mayor as have several of his cousins. “It feels wonderful,” said Sain, 49, of being elected. “I’m proud to live in west Lincoln…

Mugs benefit LCHA

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The Lincoln County Historical Association teams up with potter Luke Heafner for Preservation by the Cup 6 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday at 36th Street Bakery in downtown Lincolnton. “Any time we can have an event to keep people interested in Lincolnton and the Historical Association and businesses in Lincolnton, I…

Around Town 12/8/2010

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ALEXIS SERVICE Dr. Robert Cantwell, former pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lincolnton, will deliver the 7 p.m. service this evening at Alexis Baptist Church. LIBRARY EVENTS The Lincoln County Public Library will hold “Story Time with Mrs. Claus” at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Shanklin Branch Library, 7837…

Spelling bee star

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Bradley, Hurt Engagement

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Kelli Michelle Bradley and Jeffrey Reid Hunt, III announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Kelli is the daughter of Scott and Myra Bradley of Lawndale. She is a 2002 graduate of Burns High School and a 2008 graduate of Aveda Institute where she earned a degree as an Esthetician. She…

Dooley, Carpenter Wedding

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Ashley Lauren Dooley and Wade “Trey” Lathan Carpenter, III exchanged marriage vows April 24, 2010 at Williamson Road Church of the Brethren in Roanoke, Va. Pastor Michael Huffaker officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Paul and Tammy Dooley of Roanoke, Va. Her grandparents are David…

LCS senior wins video contest with key to future

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Lincoln Charter senior John Schumacher’s entry in the “Voice Your Choice Video Contest” was simple, but impressive enough to earn him first place in the high school division. Schumacher entered the contest as part of his civics and economics class, taught by Lynne Prunier. The video contest allowed the students…

Reindeer Romp set for Sherrills Ford

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The Sherrills Ford-Terrell Rotary will hold its Third Annual Reindeer Romp, featuring a new event, Saturday. The event will include its typical one mile fun run, but also feature a 5K run. Leslie Auton, who is spearheading the event, said the community suggested a 5K run. “Last year, we had…

Around Town 12/6/2010

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COMMISSIONERS The Lincoln County commissioners meeting for Monday will be 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium on the first floor of the Citizens Center in Lincolnton, in order to accommodate the swearing-in of newly elected officials and recognition of exiting officials. Afterwards, a brief reception will be in the lobby outside…

Championship barrel racers

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Alexa Bieberich, 8, (pictured above) competed in the Piedmont Barrel Circuit Finals Nov. 13 and placed first in the Youth 3D Division Barrel Racing. She competed against riders up to the age of 18. She also competed in the Open Finals and placed first in the 4D Division, which is…