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Around Town 8/16/2010

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HOME EDUCATORS The Lincoln County Home Educators will have an informational meeting about homeschooling from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. tonight at the Charles R. Jonas Library, 306 W. Main St., Lincolnton. For more information, visit www.lchesupport.com. SPAY/NEUTER CLINIC The Humane Society of Lincolnton County will hold registration for its…

New shop sells, services Rainbow vacuum cleaners

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Looking for a vacuum that will suck up every bit of dirt, pet hair and other nastiness lurking in your floors? Patty and Dale Hullette think they have a solution for you. They opened Rainbow Sales & Service in Lincoln-ton last month. The Rainbow Cleaning System is a home cleaning…

Houser, Sisk Wedding

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Lisa Mae Houser and Robert Eugene Sisk were united in marriage May 22, 2010 at St. Luke`s Lutheran Church in Pumpkin Center. Pastor Paul officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Dan and Pearl Houser of Lowesville. The bride is a graduate of East Lincoln High School, Gaston…

Farris, Bernthal Engagement

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Phil and Diann Farris of Denver announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Marie Farris to Ryan Lee Bernthal of Winston-Salem. Caroline is the granddaughter of Hardison and Mary Etta King of Gibsonville and the late Shirley King. She is also the granddaughter of Arthur and Nancy Farris of Burlington.…

93rd Birthday

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Celebrating music

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4-H Science Club welcomes newcomers

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The Lincoln County 4-H Science Club is recruiting young scientists between the ages of 9 and 13 to charter a new 4-H club that will meet on Friday afternoons from 4 to 5:30 p.m. This fall, the 4-H Science Club will participate in Safety Through Design, On Track for Learning…

West Lincoln 6th-graders jumpstart year

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Rising sixth-grade students at West Lincoln Middle School have been jumpstarting their school year with games, art projects and an introduction to their new surroundings. “It’s really good for the kids because when they walk in on the first day, they’re not as apprehensive,” said Dana Ayres, assistant principal. All…

2010 Apple Queen receives crown Saturday

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The Lincoln County Apple Queen Scholarship Pageant takes place 7 p.m. Saturday at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. A total of 14 young women will be competing for the 2010 title. The winner will also receive a $3,000 scholarship. An additional $3,750 will go to runners up. Shirley Smith, cochair…

Weaving expert visits Lincolnton

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Throughout her youth, Laverne Waddington loved being outdoors. She climbed mountains, skied and biked all across the globe. Then while on vacation in the Midwest, one bike accident sidelined her. To pass the time, she let a new acquaintance teach her how to weave. “That accident changed my life,” Waddington…