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GOSPEL SINGING The 9th Big Gospel Anniversary will be held 6 p.m. Saturday at Holy Jerusalem Church, located at 800 Shannon Bradley Road in Gastonia. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Performances include the New Gospel Travelers and Unity Gospel Singers of Lincolnton, The Harmonnettes of Gaffney, S.C., the Jesus…

Around Town 6/4/2010

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SUMMER CAMPS The N.C. Cooperative Extension will host a Science Fair Workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 21 at the Lincoln County 4-H Office in the Citizens Center and a Science Camp for ages 9-12, Aug. 9-13 at The Schiele Museum in Gastonia. Today is the last day…

Around Town 6/2/2010

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SUMMER CAMPS The N.C. Cooperative Extension will host a Science Fair Workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 21 at hteh Lincoln County 4-H Office in the Citizens Center and a Science Camp for ages 9-12, Aug. 9-13 at The Schiele Museum in Gastonia. The deadline to register is…

Bat Cave owners hope facility will hit a home run

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Baseball and softball athletes needing to squeeze in some extra practice time now have a place to go in Lincoln County. Doug McCurry opened The Bat Cave, an 11,000-square-foot indoor baseball and softball training facility, March 1. “I saw a need for a training facility for players to utilize year…

Adult women conclude first season of recreation hoops

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Lincoln County Parks and Recreation was ending its first adult women’s basketball season with a championship game. It was down to the Newton Flames Old School and The Give & Go. The players, a sea of orange and pink T-shirts, took their places on the court last week. Within seconds,…

Denver woman helped train dogs graduating in prison program

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Denver resident Bonnie O’Rourke knows how strong the bond can get between a dog and his handler. She watched a special bond unfold between Gaston Correctional Center inmate Heath Carroll and dogs Payton and Oliver as part of the New Leash on Life program. “He really takes pride in taking…

Ministry adds new programs with move into larger space

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Mount Moriah Summit’s new space is allowing owners Suzanne and John Fish to offer more programs. Four months ago, the nonprofit ministry moved from 1612 N. Hwy. 16 to 1258 N. Hwy. 16 in Denver. The ministry now occupies the former Triangle Ace Hardware building. In addition to the retail…

Skating away

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Craig, Hull Engagement

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Bridgett Nicole Craig and Jeremy Dean Hull announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Nikki is the daughter of Carla and Brent Simmons of Lawndale and Joe Craig of Vale. She graduated from East Burke High School and Appalachian State University with a degree in Elementary Education. Jeremy is the son…

Tunes at noon

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