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Beard, Auton Engagement

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Mr. and Mrs. Jim W. Beard of Lincolnton announce the engagement of their daughter Casey Elizabeth Beard to Charles Elliott Auton, III of Crouse. The bride-elect is a 2001 of Lincolnton High School and a 2005 graduate of Gaston College with an Associate Degree in Human Resource Management. She is…

Dooley, Carpenter Engagement

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Ashley Lauren Dooley and Wade Lathan Carpenter III and Ashley Lauren Dooley announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Trey proposed to Ashley at the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. Ashley is the daughter of Paul and Tammy Dooley of Roanoke, Va. She is a 2007 graduate of Virginia Tech with…

Hamlett, Iddings Engagement

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Maeghan Nicole Hamlett and Brent Iddings announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Maeghan is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Steven Hamlett of North Augusta, S.C. She is a 2003 graduate of Crestwood High School and a 2007 graduate of Winthrop University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in…

Keziah, Gilbert Engagement

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Megan Danielle Keziah and Terry Edward Gilbert II announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Megan is the daughter of Mike and Martha Keziah of Lincolnton. She graduated from West Lincoln High School in 2007 and currently attends Western Carolina University pursuing a degree in Birth-Kindergarten Education. TJ is the son…

Smith, Huss Engagement

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Kesha Elizabeth Rae Smith and Trent Alan Huss announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Kesha is the daughter of Ray and Debbie Smith of Lincolnton. She graduated in 2006 from Smith New Life Academy and is employed at H&R Block of Lincolnton. Trent is the son of Randy and Robin…

Schrum, Recore Wedding

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Megan Lynn Schrum and Thomas Earl Recore exchanged marriage vows February 6, 2010 at Messiah United Methodist Church. Pastor Bill Draughn officiated the 6 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Max and Robin Shrum of Lincolnton. Grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Pete Schrum and the late…

Turning recycling ethic into a serious business

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Franklin Evans and his family like their cereal. It is one product, along with milk, that they buy frequently. All those plastic jugs and cardboard boxes can stack up pretty quickly. Once they do, Evans recycles them, along with anything else he and his family can find around their Pumpkin…

Dagwood’s stacks up healthy options

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Carol and John Miller wanted to open a restaurant with healthier options, but not stray away from something the community loved. The couple recently opened Dagwood’s in the former I Can’t Believe it’s Yogurt space in Lincolnton. The eatery offers healthy subs, pastas and soups, along with hand-dipped frozen yogurt…

Sending a little light into a gloomy place

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After seeing the devastation of the massive earthquake in Haiti, Cherryville resident, Ruth Royster knew she had to do something for the people affected in the aftermath. Shortly after the quake, Royster saw an advertisement in a magazine encouraging readers to send any source of light, including flashlights and candles.…

Bohn honored as one of USDA’s top employees

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A Lincolnton man has received a high honor from President Barack Obama. In December, Perry Bohn received the President’s Volunteer Service Award and was recognized as one of the top 100 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Employees. He has been a seed marketing specialist for six years in USDA’s Gastonia…