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East Lincoln runner bounces back after August car crash

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The 2009 cross country season has been a test of strength for East Lincoln senior Greg Kielar. The former Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference Runner of the Year had been working hard over the summer running about nine or 10 miles every day and up around 50 miles a week to…

Crop Walk benefits from increased participation

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An ailing economy may have helped the East Lincoln Area Communities Responding to Overcoming Poverty, or CROP, Hunger Walk. The Oct. 4 walk raised more than $8,500, about $1,500 more than last year. East Lincoln Christian Ministry will receive $2,100 to aid East Lincoln area residents in need. The rest…

Brooklyn Bros. serving up pizza, other Italian cuisine

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Brooklyn Bros. Neighborhood Pizzeria is bringing authentic Italian flavor to Denver. Brothers Vincent and Keith Caminiti, originally from Long Island, N.Y., own the restaurant that has been received well by Denver residents. The restaurant, serving up a variety of Italian pizzas and other dishes, has been slammed with customers since…

Around Town 10/14/2009

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PUMPKIN PATCH The Boger City United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch will be open through Oct. 31. The pumpkin patch will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from Noon until 9 p.m. on Sundays. All proceeds will benefit the church’s mission ministry. REVIVAL Links Chapel A.M.E. Zion…

Around Town 10/12/2009

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LIBRARIES CLOSED All Gaston-Lincoln Regional Library locations will be closed today for Staff Development Day. All locations will resume normal hours on Tuesday. For more information, visit www.glrl.lib.nc.us or call (704) 868-2164. PUMPKIN PATCH The Boger City United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch will be open through Oct. 31. The pumpkin…

Turning love of pets into a business

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James Owens wants to be there for your pets when you can’t be. He recently opened Andromeda Pet Services, which provides animal transport and care to residents in Lincoln, Gaston and Catawba counties, as well as to several nearby cities including Huntersville, Cornelius and Shelby. A former firefighter, Owens was…

Golf course munchies

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East Lincoln Homecoming Queen

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Walk to benefit Christian Ministry

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For the first time in 20 years, Lincoln County’s annual Crop Walk will be replaced with a Hunger Walk. A total of 25 percent of the Crop Walk proceeds once went to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County with 75 percent fighting hunger worldwide. This year, 100 percent of proceeds from…

Singer inspires hope

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A well-known Hispanic Christian singer will be performing at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton this weekend. Danny Berrios will take the stage at 6 p.m. Saturday and an estimated 1,200 people are expected to attend. Tickets are $20. “He’s a very known singer in all of Latin America,” said Eylin…