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Around Town 9/4/2009

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FIREFIGHTER BENEFIT Today is the last day to register for a cornhole tournament to benefit the Cherryville Fire Department. The tournament will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Cherryville Golf and County Club. The cost is $40 per team of two. Entry forms are available at the country club or…

Restored building downtown houses law firm, salon

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Three friends have brought an old building back to life. Beverly and Wesley Black, and friend Chris Brogden, restored, refinished and revamped the building that is now home to Beverly’s salon, BBs-Salon, and Wesley’s law firm, The Black Law Firm. The Blacks gave much of the credit to Brogden, a…

‘High School Musical’ live in Cherryville

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Cherryville Little Theater’s production of High School Musical started with a casual conversation in the cold waiting for a Christmas parade. “It was sort of a joke,” said Debbie Hopper, director. Hopper had been heavily involved in the theater 15 years earlier. “I’ve had children and marriage and all that…

Genealogy the focus of 75th reunion

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The Andreas Killian Association will celebrate its diamond anniversary with a reunion this weekend. Some of those attending will be coming from as far away as Germany and California. More will be coming from the Lincoln County area, which Andreas Killian once called home. “We cordially invite anyone who would…

CIS serves children

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Job Connection, perseverance help land job

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Sharon Sigmon had worked at Mohican Mills for 32 years when she was laid off in September of 2003. “You think you’ll be able to retire from there and the bottom falls out,” Sigmon, 59, said. Since then, she has earned an associate degree in medical office administration, worked a…

Miss Lake Norman Wee

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60th anniversary

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Schools compete to fight cancer

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Two coaches from rival schools came together for a fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society. Last Friday, Lincoln and Lake Norman Charter schools participated in the first Fall Sports Day by competing against each other in ladies tennis, soccer and volleyball at Lincoln Charter’s Denver campus. In the spring,…

Young talent gives a boost to Eagles

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Lincoln Charter High School is benefiting from its middle school programs — just ask Lady Eagles head volleyball coach Rick Rose. “The middle school program is such a strong program and they only lost one game last year,” he said. “They have such a talented pool of volleyball players to…