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Lincoln AP teachers celebrated at meeting

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Thirteen Lincoln County Schools high school teachers were recognized at Wednesday’s Board of Education meeting because 60 percent or more of their students scored a 3 or higher on the 2009-2010 Advanced Placement exam, which is administered by the College Board. A score of 3, 4, or 5 on the…

50th anniversary

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John and Phyllis Saine Digh celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 11. The couple was honored with a reception at the Bethphage Lutheran Church Family Life Center in Lincolnton. They were married at Bethphage Lutheran Church Sept. 11, 1960. John is retired from Carolina Freight Carrier Corporation in Cherryville. Phyllis…

Hall, Stogner Engagement

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Mary Kathryn Hall and Jerry Lee Stogner, Jr. announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Mary is the daughter of James and Connie Hall of Denver. She is a 2007 graduate of Bandy’s High School and a rising senior at UNC-Pembroke pursuing a BA degree in Criminal Justice. Jerry is the…

Lail, Buff Wedding

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Anna Lee Lail and Joshua Bridger Buff exchanged renewal marriage vows on August 7, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Sherrills Ford, N.C. Anna and Joshua`s original ceremony was on March 27, 2009 at the Peacock Inn in Newton, N.C. with Pastor Joe Westfall officiating.…

More than 3,000 drivers cited in Labor Day effort

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The North Carolina State Highway Patrol cited more than 3,000 motorists for driving while impaired during the statewide Labor Day “Booze It & Lose It” campaign, which ran Aug. 20-Sept. 6. “We are pleased that so many law enforcement agencies participated in this statewide effort,” said David Weinstein, director of…

Pregnancy Care Center of Denver hosts Walk for Life

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The Pregnancy Care Center of Denver’s Walk for Life will combine pro-life and pro-military messages Saturday. “We walk all the way around Rock Springs School just in a non-protesting way to show unity and that we believe in life and the sanctity of life,” said Crystal Regan, executive director of…

HulaLas, a senior dance group, to entertain at the Apple Festival

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A group of hula dancers are set to perform at the Lincoln County Apple Festival Sept. 18, but don’t expect flowing dark hair and coconut bras, most members are in their 70s. “They want to learn. They love the exercise,” said Tina Earnhardt, 80, a member of the HulaLas. “I’m…

Sign thief claims best intentions

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A man accused of taking a political sign from a woman’s yard told police he wanted it for himself. On Sept. 2, a North Flint Street woman reported seeing a man in a motorized wheelchair snatch a “Terry Burgin for Sheriff” sign from her front yard, reported Police Detective C.M.…

Church Activities

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SUMMER REVIVAL Greater Works Full Gospel Ministries, 2543-A E. Main St., Lincolnton, will hold a revival 7 p.m. tonight. Apostle David Littlejohn of Holy Jerusalem Church in Gastonia will be the guest speaker. OPEN HOUSE Webbs Chapel United Methodist Church will have an open house and dedication service from 10…

Around Town 9/10/2010

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POTTERY EXPO The Arts Council of Lincoln County will hold the annual Catawba Valley Pottery Exhibition and opening reception from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 413 E. Main St., Lincolnton. The exhibition will run through Sept. 24. For more information, call the Arts Council at (704) 732-9044…