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Cheers N’ Wings is latest venture for partners

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Lucy Dorantes has stepped out of her culinary comfort zone. For the past seven years, Dorantes has owned Taco Y Tequila, a popular Mexican eatery in Lincolnton. But now, she and business partner, Monica Palacios are the owners of Cheers N’ Wings Bar & Grill, a restaurant and bar that…

Around Town 9/25/2009

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DENVER DAYS The Denver Days Fall Festival will be today through Saturday at the intersection of N.C. 16 and Triangle Circle Road. There will be rides, food, performances by local artists, dance teams and musicians, as well as a drive-in movie night and cruise-in. For more information, directions and time…

Church Briefs

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BREAKFAST BUFFET Daniels Lutheran Church, located at 3290 Reepsville Road in Lincolnton, will have a breakfast buffet from 7-10 a.m. Saturday in the church fellowship hall. The cost is $6 and all proceeds will benefit the fellowship hall building fund. For more information, call Vicky Lewis at (704) 735-7468 or…

Hands-on learning at Field Day

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Sixth-grade students from North Lincoln Middle School crowded around a Conservation Field Day station at Betty G. Ross Park Wednesday and asked: “Is that mud?” “It’s actually soil,” responded Jonathan Harris, an environmental health specialist. All Lincoln County Schools sixth-grade students visited the Lincolnton park to learn about soil and…

Team racing for a cure

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Members of the Lincoln County Health Department will kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the Susan G. Koman Race for the Cure. The five-mile race will take place Oct. 3 in Charlotte. “They’ve been training. They’ve been going out on their lunch hour,” said Donna Norwood, adult health and…

Quilts on display at First Baptist

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Members of the Piecemakers Quilt Guild say they love the craft for the calmness it brings them. “You’re concentrating on what you’re doing so it takes you out of your problems, eases your tension,” said Charlene Bovard, a member of the guild. The results of all that concentration can be…

Groundbreaking

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Clash of Clergy doesn’t get cooperation from heavens

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Racing fans got to see a little action before rain canceled the Clash of the Clergy for a second time. Maybe the third try will be the charm. On Saturday, hundreds of fans piled into the stands to get a glimpse of the pastors and other racers kicking up dirt…

Crop Walk to raise funds for world relief

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Imagine having to walk as much as six miles a day for food, water and fuel. Hungry people in developing countries do these tasks daily, according to Church World Service, a humanitarian organization that sponsors the annual Communities Responding to Overcoming Poverty, or CROP, Hunger Walk. The walk raises awareness…

Around Town 9/23/2009

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DENVER DAYS The Denver Days Fall Festival will be today through Saturday at the intersection of N.C. 16 and Triangle Circle Road. There will be rides, food, performances by local artists, dance teams and musicians, as well as a drive-in movie night and cruise-in. For more information, directions and time…