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Narrow roads pose cause for concern

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Jerry Haney is sometimes scared to death to drive on Unity Church Road in Denver. “You have got an awful combination of boats and trailers, pedestrians, runners, joggers and cyclists,” he said. “It’s kind of like you are dodging things because there is no place to walk on this road.…

Complete RV expands with camping center

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The rising popularity of recreational vehicles, or RVs, is one of the reasons a Denver-based business is expanding its product line. Kevin and Maria Dunn, owners of Complete RV, are adding a camping center to their business. The store will sell RV parts, including windshield wipers and bulbs, towing and…

Engagement: Cochran, Goodson

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Rachel Lynne Cochran and Gregory Franklin Goodson announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride is the daughter of Perry and Wendy Cochran of Iron Station. She is a graduate of East Lincoln High School and has earned a bachelors degree in Elementary Education from Gardner-Webb University. She is a…

Around Town 1/11/2010

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STORY TIME The Gaston-Lincoln Regional Library will offer a weekly story time 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Cherryville and Florence Shoule Shanklin Branches, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Charles R. Jonas Branch Library in Lincolnton and 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the West Lincoln Branch Library. DIVORCECARE River View Baptist Church…

Wedding: Tsivitse, Arthur

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Dr. Susan Katherine Tsivitse and SMSgt. Harry Ernest “Buddy” Arthur III exchanged marriage vows June 20, 2009 at North Brook Baptist Church in Cherryville. Rev. Jerry Lail officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Dr. Peter and Mrs. Marilyn Tsivitse of Cleveland, Ohio. She received her Ph.D. in…

Church Activities

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BREAKFAST Marvin United Methodist Church, located on Startown Road, will have a breakfast buffet from 7-10 a.m. Saturday. There will also be a bake sale to benefit a 7-year-old who is undergoing chemotherapy. MISSION FUNDRAISER The 3 M Sunday School class of Anthony Grove Baptist Church will have a luncheon…

Around Town 1/8/2010

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CIVIL WAR ESSAY The Lincolnton Chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will grant a $500 college scholarship to the winner of their Civil War essay competition. Graduating high school seniors in Lincoln County are eligible for the scholarship. Applications will be accepted through March 15. For an application, contact…

Piety wins spelling bee

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Perseverance and a strong-reading habit earned Kiley Jane Hogue first place at the county spelling bee Tuesday. “Fourth time’s a charm,” her mother, Kelli Hogue, said. Kiley, a eighth-grade student at East Lincoln Middle School, has placed second in the spelling bee three out of the four years she’s participated.…

Concert Association brings Canadian Tenors to town

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Lincolnton will be the third stop on the Canadian Tenors’ 40-city tour Sunday, which will conclude with a special on PBS about the group’s time on the road. “They’re really good,” said Rosemary Hubbard of the Lincoln Community Concert Association. “They sing everything from classical pop to show tunes. They…

Special-needs cheerleading team The Wonders thrills crowds

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Don’t call the members of The Wonders, a special-needs cheerleading squad, disabled. “They have every ability other kids have,” said Tracey Pauley, director and co-owner of Odyssey Allstars in Lincolnton. “They just need more help.” The nine-member, co-ed team has taken home a state championship and are looking forward to…