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Making blankets for kids in need

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Soup Kitchen Volunteer

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YMCA Prayer Breakfast

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Gravesite for Confederate soldier being dedicated

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A gravesite dedication at Macedonia Baptist Church will honor a Lincoln County Confederate soldier 116 years after his death. Members of the Colonel William A. Stowe Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp in Dallas will honor Private Richard Alexander McCorkle 3 p.m. Saturday. McCorkle, enlisted with the 52nd North Carolina regiment…

Church Briefs

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CHRISTMAS AUCTION Westside House of Prayer will have a Christmas auction 10 a.m. Saturday at the Howards Creek Community Building. Food and drinks will be provided. All proceeds will benefit church projects. For more information, call Robin at (704) 860-2406. GOSPEL CONCERT Mountain View Baptist Church, 5045 East Maiden Road,…

Around Town 11/28/2008

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HOME EDUCATORS Lincoln County Home Educators’ 20th Anniversary Celebration will take place 7 p.m. tonight at Covenant Bible Church Family Life Center. There will be performances by the concert band, chorus, chorale and drama team. There will also be an exhibition of science, history, 4-H and art projects. BLOOD DRIVE…

Christmas time is here

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Getting ready for the parade

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Preparations for the Cat Square Christmas Parade are in full swing. Nominations for this year’s honorary mayor will be accepted Saturday at the Cat Square Superette. Voting will take place Dec. 6. “I’m not a political analyst, but I predict in our area a heavy turnout due to the election…

7-year-old boy battles rare disease

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It’s 9 a.m. on a weekday and the voice of Kelly Nivens is as coarse as sandpaper. “It’s been a hard night,” she said. “Marshall’s been running a temperature of 105 degrees for several hours.” While most 7-year-old boys played in freshly raked leaf piles this fall, Kelly’s son became…

‘Block House’ resists efforts to clean up site

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Residents and Sheriff’s deputies simply know it as the “Block House.” Since tenants moved out years ago, the property at 6498 McIntosh Road in Lowesville has sat empty, a magnate for prostitution and dope fiends from miles around. Weeds grew tall. A trailer home parked on the front yard was…