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World War II veteran cuts hair, crusades for better VA dental coverage

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Jim Leatherman, 83, proudly wears a hat stating he’s a World War II veteran as he cuts hair at his barber shop on Academy Street in downtown Lincolnton. “There aren’t too many of us now,” Leatherman said. “I used to not wear anything like that, but now I’m letting people…

Top Relay For Life team

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Field fire

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Church Activities

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MISSIONS BENEFIT Today, Fairview Baptist Church, located on Fairview Church Road in Lincolnton, will have a poor man’s supper from 4-8 p.m. Live gospel music will be from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. followed by a live jam session. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Faith at (704)…

Around Town 6/11/2010

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YARD SALE Liberty Tabernacle will have a yard sale and hot dog sale beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday at the Farm Bureau in Lincolnton. Proceeds will go to the building fund. BUFFET BREAKFAST Marvin Methodist Church at 2731 Startown Road will hold a buffet breakfast from 7 till 10 a.m.…

Around Town 6/9/2010

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RELAY CELEBRATION Lincolnton Relay For Life will have a Wrap Up Celebration at 6 p.m. June 10 at Highland Drive Park in Lincolnton. Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome. For more information contact John Dancoff at (704) 608-2503 or e-mail him at jdancoff@steelerubber.com REVIVAL Buffalo Shoals Baptist Church…

2010 Pre-K graduation

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50th anniversary

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Lewis and Faye Baker celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 21. They are the parents of Eddie, Cindy, Lisa and Kim. They have five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.…

Wedding: Chapman, Dellinger

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Kellie Diane Chapman, of Vale, and Cecil Ruskin Dellinger, of Lincolnton, were united in marriage at 2:00 p.m. on May 15 at Reepsville Baptist Church, Vale. Rev. Jeffery Hull officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Joan Chapman of Vale and the late Randall Duff “Randy” Chapman.…

Auction may decide Burton Creek’s fate

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Rudy Bauer would like to see something good happen to Burton Creek subdivision. The Denver residential development has been plagued with problems of coves filling in with mud and dirt. To make matters worse, Bauer said the undeveloped neighborhood is becoming a dumping ground for trash, debris and discarded furniture.…