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Hall, Stogner Engagement

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Mary Kathryn Hall and Jerry Lee Stogner, Jr. announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Mary is the daughter of James and Connie Hall of Denver. She is a 2007 graduate of Bandy’s High School and a rising senior at UNC-Pembroke pursuing a BA degree in Criminal Justice. Jerry is the…

Lail, Buff Wedding

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Anna Lee Lail and Joshua Bridger Buff exchanged renewal marriage vows on August 7, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Sherrills Ford, N.C. Anna and Joshua`s original ceremony was on March 27, 2009 at the Peacock Inn in Newton, N.C. with Pastor Joe Westfall officiating.…

More than 3,000 drivers cited in Labor Day effort

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The North Carolina State Highway Patrol cited more than 3,000 motorists for driving while impaired during the statewide Labor Day “Booze It & Lose It” campaign, which ran Aug. 20-Sept. 6. “We are pleased that so many law enforcement agencies participated in this statewide effort,” said David Weinstein, director of…

Around Town 9/13/2010

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LAST MAN’S CLUB A Last Man’s Club, for World War II veterans, is being formed in Lincoln County. All those who are interested in joining should see James at Leatherman’s Barber Shop, 210 S. Academy St., Lincolnton. BLOOD DRIVES The American Red Cross will hold blood drives from 2:30 to…

Church Activities

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SUMMER REVIVAL Greater Works Full Gospel Ministries, 2543-A E. Main St., Lincolnton, will hold a revival 7 p.m. tonight. Apostle David Littlejohn of Holy Jerusalem Church in Gastonia will be the guest speaker. OPEN HOUSE Webbs Chapel United Methodist Church will have an open house and dedication service from 10…

Around Town 9/10/2010

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POTTERY EXPO The Arts Council of Lincoln County will hold the annual Catawba Valley Pottery Exhibition and opening reception from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 413 E. Main St., Lincolnton. The exhibition will run through Sept. 24. For more information, call the Arts Council at (704) 732-9044…

Photo studio relocates to Cherryville

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Kids Shots Portrait Studio has moved from Gastonia to Cherryville to better serve its customers, said owner Ann Russ. “We were doing great for several years there and then the economy took a turn so we looked for something less costly,” she said. “Plus, we already had a lot of…

Considering colleges

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‘Coming Back’ a story of faith

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Through all the ups and downs of Jeffery Coffey’s life two things have remained consistent — his faith and his upbeat attitude. “I just figure every day is a gift from God, so I’m going to live,” Coffey said. The Lincolnton native has taken this philosophy and written a book,…

Pregnancy Care Center of Denver hosts Walk for Life

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The Pregnancy Care Center of Denver’s Walk for Life will combine pro-life and pro-military messages Saturday. “We walk all the way around Rock Springs School just in a non-protesting way to show unity and that we believe in life and the sanctity of life,” said Crystal Regan, executive director of…