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Free Halloween festival for kids

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On Saturday, Oct. 30, the Partnership for Children will hold the second annual Family Spooktacular at the WoodMill Festival Grounds in Vale. This free family event with a free hot dog lunch is geared toward families with young children and will help raise awareness of the Partnership for Children’s funded…

New store helps fulfill co-owner’s ambition

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Carrie Wadlinger has finally fulfilled her “bucket list” with the opening of LKN Back in the Day, an old-fashioned country store. Wadlinger, had already accomplished everything else she wanted before she dies, which is typically referred to as a “bucket list,” except open her own business. “At 65, I can…

Around Town 10/11/2010

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DIABETES FAIR Carolinas Medical Center Lincoln will hold its annual Diabetes Fair from 6-8 p.m. tonight in the Betty Ross Park Gym, 800 S. Madison St., Lincolnton. BUSINESS WOMEN A luncheon to celebrate National Business Women’s Week will be held at Noon, Tuesday in the First Baptist Church Family Life…

Willis, Bowles Engagement

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Frances Byers Willis of Vale and Tony Willis of Maiden announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Deanna Willis to Spencer Hesen Bowles of Cherryville. Mary is the granddaughter of Clyde Dean Byers and the late Susan Seagle Byers of Vale. She is also the granddaughter of Libby Jones of…

Burke, Dellinger Wedding

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Kristen Suzette Burke and Wesley Samuel Dellinger exchanged marriage vows September 25, 2010 at Mt. Anderson Baptist Church. Rev. Donald Cline and Dr. Chris Griggs officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Tina Burke of Maiden. Her grandparents are Charles and Carolyn Burke and…

Hovis, Sipe Wedding

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Sarah Elizabeth Hovis and Daniel Jay Sipe exchanged marriage vows October 9, 2010 at Bethphage Lutheran Church. Pastor Michael Collins and Pastor Robert F. Mitschke officiated the 6 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Cindy R. Hovis of Lincolnton. Her grandparents are Tom and Dot Royster and Verna…

Church Activities

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BREAKFAST Marvin United Methodist Church, on Startown Road, will hold a breakfast and bake sale from 7-10 a.m. Saturday. Donations will benefit the parsonage fund. TENT MEETING Poplar Springs A.M.E. Zion Church will hold a tent meeting from 3-7 p.m. Saturday. POOR MAN’S SUPPER The High Shoals Church of God…

Around Town 10/8/2010

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CLOTHING DRIVE The House of Favor International Ministry is accepting clothing donations for their Clothing Outreach Ministry in Lincolnton. To donate clothing, call Prophetess Ivey Robinson at (704) 240-9838 or (704) 419-3298. BOOK SALE The Lincoln County Public Library is accepting donations for a book sale to be held Nov.…

Support, determination aid fight against cancer

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Cindy Duncan used to dislike, but now, she can’t get enough of it. A Lincolnton resident, Duncan’s newfound love for pink has a deep meaning. The color represents Duncan’s battle — and win — with breast cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and often represented with the color…

Funds available to aid farmers in conservation

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The Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District has received its cost share allocation from the state for non-pollution control from agricultural activities. These funds are available to assist farmers in installing conservation practices that help decrease the amount of sediment, nitrogen, phosphorus, chemicals and other pollutants in the surface and…