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Worshippers gather at Rock Springs

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Dozens of people gathered to worship under the arbor at the Rock Springs Campmeeting Monday morning. Campers filled up the wooden pews and clung to their hymnal books as they softly sung “Tell it to Jesus” and “I Found a Friend.” Rev. Tony Matthews, of Bethel and Fairfield United Methodist…

Grant funds summer program for Catawba Springs Elementary

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Hill’s Chapel United Methodist Church hosted a summer program for Catawba Springs Elementary School students last week. The Lowesville church received a grant from Western Carolina United Methodist Church Conference. The $1,000 grant paid for a hotdog lunch, snacks and teaching materials and supplies. Some of the Catawba Springs teachers…

Around Town 8/2/2010

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SCHOOL SUPPLIES The Pumpkin Center Volunteer Fire Department, 2911 Lee Lawing Road, Lincolnton, will have their annual School Supplies Drive now through the end of August. Donations may be dropped off at the fire station. 4-H CLASS Lincoln County 4-H will offer a class to start 4-H Wildlife Habitat Evaluation…

Photographer returns to his passion with new studio

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John Vain is getting back into a passion he discovered 20 years ago with the opening of his new Lincolnton photography studio. Vain, and his wife, Linda, both retired, opened J&L Photography in May. Vain is the photographer, while his wife handles the administrative duties of the business. In 1990,…

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Warlick, Cook Engagement

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Scott and Angie Warlick of Vale announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Jennifer Brooke Warlick to Curtis Gavin Cook. Jennifer is a 2007 graduate of West Lincoln High School. She is a student at Gaston College and is currently employed by Bi-Lo in Lincolnton. Curtis is the…

Kelley, Link Engagement

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Ashlie Denise Kelley and Justin Derril Link announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Ashlie is the daughter of Ms. Cindy Kelley of Lincolnton. She is a 2003 graduate of Lincolnton High School and a 2008 graduate of Lee University. Justin is the son of Rick and Teresa Link of Lincolnton.…

Church Activities

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REVIVAL New Providence Full Gospel Church, 949 George Brown Road, Crouse, will hold a revival 7 p.m. tonight. The Rev. Pearson of St. John Baptist Church in Baltimore, Md., will be the guest speaker. YOUTH REVIVAL Gold Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 7447 Old Plank Road, Stanley, will hold a youth…

Around Town 7/30/2010

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DOWNTOWN ALIVE Cherryville’s Downtown Alive will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. tonight in the downtown mini park. 30 Aut Sixx will perform during Friday’s event. YARD SALE Reepsville Baptist Church, 1513 Alf Hoover Road, Vale, will hold a yard sale and breakfast from 7 a.m. until Noon, Saturday. For more…

Hannah’s makes move to Main Street

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Hannah’s Bar-B-Q South general manager Tonya Brockwell said customers loved the food, but needed more space. The restaurant was located in a small building on Country Club Road, now occupied by Moooosse’s Pizza. Seating was limited so customers normally got take-out. “We heard so many times, ‘I wish you had…