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Around Town 8/10/2009

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HESED HOUSE RAFFLE Raffle tickets to benefit the Hesed House of Hope will be sold through Saturday at Carolina Trust Bank, First Federal Savings Bank and Peoples Bank. Tickets are $1 and the winning ticket will receive half of the proceeds from ticket sales. The drawing will be held Aug.…

50th anniversary

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Dean Forrest Ward and Saundra McAlister Ward celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 2. The Wards were married May 2, 1959 at First Baptist Church in Lincolnton. The couple was honored with a reception at First Baptist Church in Lincolnton May 3. Their chidlren are Jeff Ward of Lincolnton, Wendy…

95th birthday

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Lincoln County schools 2009-10 calendar

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The following are special dates for the 2009-10 Lincoln County Schools’ academic year: Aug. 18 – Optional workday Aug. 19, 20, 21, 24 – Mandatory workdays Aug. 25 – First day of school for students Sept. 7 – Labor Day (holiday) Sept. 28 – Interim report cards sent home Oct.…

Around Town 8/7/2009

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HESED HOUSE RAFFLE Raffle tickets to benefit the Hesed House of Hope will be sold until Aug. 15 at Carolina Trust Bank, First Federal Savings Bank and Peoples Bank. Tickets are $1 and the winning ticket will receive half of the proceeds from ticket sales. The drawing will be held…

Church Activities

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SOUTH RIVER VBS South River Baptist Church will have a Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. this evening. If your child needs a ride, please call Beth at (704) 748-6331. RIVER VIEW VBS River View Baptist Church will host a Vacation Bible School 6-8 p.m. tonight. Children ages 2 through…

Apple Queen hopefuls take stage Saturday

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Eleven Lincoln County young women will compete to become the 2009 Lincoln County Apple Queen 7 p.m. Saturday at the Citizens Center. “We’re looking for someone who can represent the county well, just a well-rounded person,” said Shirley Smith, who co-chairs the pageant. The event will have an evening gown…

Former Lincolnton resident follows dream

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Growing up, Rory Dunn knew he loved acting, but he was also knew he was constantly being told “You’ve got to have a day job.” One day during his sophomore year at Catawba College in Salisbury, he had an epiphany: “This could be my day job.” “It was the only…

Ribbon cuttings

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ABOVE: Maxine Young, owner of JoJo’s Kitchen is surrounded by Chamber of Commerce members and representatives as she cuts a ribbon for her new restaurant in Lincolnton a few weeks ago. BELOW: Giovanni’s Pizza and Pasta owner Leo Lomangino cuts a ribbon for his Denver restaurant a few weeks ago,…

50th anniversary

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