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Habitat store seeks volunteers

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The Habitat Home Store, 809 E. Sycamore St., Lincolnton, accepts clean merchandise with resale potential to raise funds to build Habitat for Humanity homes. The merchandise accepted includes new and used dishes, hand tools, furniture, small appliances, light bulbs, books and bikes. Many times small items are accepted. The goal…

Around Town 8/29/2007

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SINGING “His Ministries” will perform at Grace Baptist Church on Horseshoe Lake Road in Lincolnton Saturday at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. COMPUTER USERS The Computer Users Group of Lincolnton will meet 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Jonas Library, 306 W. Main St. There will be a general question-and-answer session…

4-H employee explores Puerto Rico

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A visit to Puerto Rico brought one Lincoln County 4-H employee face to face with rainforests, salsa dancing and edible octopus. “I have the best job in the world,” said Fran L. Senters, who spent 10 days in Puerto Rico as a chaperone for an environmental service learning trip. She…

50th anniversary

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Alfred E. and Bonne P. Johnson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 8. They were married Sept. 8, 1957 at Antioch Lutheran Church in Dallas. Their family includes son David Johnson and wife Susie of Denver, son Mark Johnson and wife Samantha of Glen Allen, Va. and grandchildren Josh…

90 Birthday

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Making it on cue

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Most Denver residents probably aren’t aware that there’s a business right under their noses that makes sporting equipment for world champions. It’s called Carolina Custom Cues and it’s a business that will change everything you thought you knew about pool cues. It began when Trevor Donahue was approached with the…

Around Town 8/27/2007

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G.R.A.C.E. SINGLES First Baptist Church of Lincolnton will screen the movie “A Perfect Stranger” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6. The movie is a G.R.A.C.E. singles event. Pizza will be served as refreshment. The church’s Fall Bible Study will resume at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Bible study will be…

Coast to Coast having fun with their kind of songs

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When people think of beach music, they may conjure up images of Myrtle Beach, circa 1955. But there’s a group of guys right here in Lincolnton who are doing their best to put beach music back on center stage. The band is called Coast to Coast, and the guys are…

Band fundraiser

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New hospital cost issues loom

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Hundreds of thousands of dollars are expected to be added to the cost of a proposed $85 million hospital as state officials mull over whether a new health center is needed in Lincoln County. Almost one month after their initial request was denied, Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln officials attended a crucial…