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Arts Council to serve up midday tunes

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County three-part series “Tunes at Noon” will bring music to downtown Lincolntonians’ lunch breaks. Music will be performed from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Friday, and on May 7 and May 14 on the courthouse lawn. “I just thought it would be a neat way to…

Sally’s Y events

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ABOVE: A pair of cyclists share a laugh Sunday during the Third Annual Ride for Sally’s Y in Denver. The event was part of a weekend-long celebration for the ground-breaking of the new Sally’s Y which is scheduled to open in early 2011. Sally’s Y is named for the late…

Local agriculture awaits Denver Farmers Market

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Tabetha and Michael Moore, owners of The Poultry Junction, are gearing up for The Lincoln County Farmers Market at Denver. The Stanley-based couple began participating in the Farmers Market last year to gain exposure for their poultry business. And it helped. Sales jumped 35 percent. The Moores sell about 150…

Ledan brings love of clothes and fashion to new boutique

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Kellee Ledan has brought her fashion sense to Denver with the opening of Bella Petite Boutique. Ledan, a secretary at Jonas Law Firm in Denver, opened the boutique in February. Her mother, Gailand Bostock, is the manager. “I love, love clothes and fashion,” Ledan said. “I did go to school…

Iron Station kindergartners put on royal attire for ball

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A parade of kindergarten students walked down the halls of Iron Station Elementary School in their finest attire and practiced their royal waves before attending a royal ball Friday. “Are we going to run?” asked Jen Gemberling, kindergarten teacher. “No. Royalty never runs.” The students spent the previous two weeks…

Police use Taser on assault suspect

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Lincolnton Police used a stun gun on a Turner Street resident as a result of the suspect not complying with the officers’ request to get into a patrol car. Michael Isaiah Waters, 24, of 206 Turner St., in Lincolnton, was arrested Thursday on misdemeanor charges of assault on a female…

Around Town 4/26/2010

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RELAY FUNDRAISER Two Blondz Salon, located at 2654 E. Main St., in Lincolnton, will hold a Cut-a-Thon today. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. GGBA MEETING The Greater Gaston Baptist Association will meet from 6:30-8:45 p.m. this evening at Grace Baptist Church, located at 300…

Polished Apple winner

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Engagement: Leon, Walls

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Diana M. Leon and Bryan C. Walls announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Diana is the daughter of Rodolfo and Hilda Leon of Lincolnton. She is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and is a registered nurse at CMC-Main. Bryan is the son of Ralph Walls and Rita Chitwood of Gastonia.…

Bike ride benefits Hesed House

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Supporters of Hesed House of Hope will break out their bicycles Saturday for The Assault on Hog Hill. “Last year’s event was a huge success, and we decided to repeat it and make it an ongoing event,” said Cathy Davis, president of Hesed House of Hope, Lincolnton’s homeless shelter. The…