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“Greater Purpose Of A Godly Man,” April 27

Fourth annual Christian men’s conference

It’s about making good men even better. It’s the fourth annual “Greater Purpose of a Godly Man” Men’s Conference, and it’s coming up on Saturday, April 27, 1-4 p.m.

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More Unique Schools In Gaston County

Religious schools, private and more

We recently told you about Gaston County’s high schools (see related coverage, only here in The Herald). In this, the second in our series, we tell you about a few other schools occupying a unique niche within local education.

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Onward And Upward For Gaston County Schools

High schools have a lot of which to be proud!

The Gaston County Schools have much of which to be justifiably proud and a lot happening nowadays. Just the 15 high schools alone are one big beehive of collective and amazing activity.

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Blue House Studio Seed And Plant Exchange

Sixth annual event coming up May 4

With spring of course comes the annual custom of putting new plants in the ground and planting seeds. The Blue House Studio of Lincolnton will hold its sixth annual seed and plant exchange on May 4, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

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“Spring Open Doors Tour” Is April 20

Event presented by Lincoln Landmarks organization

Save the Date! Tickets are $22 each at the door of any site on the tour. The tour will feature four historic sites in Lincoln County – Ingleside, Machpelah Presbyterian Church, Woodside and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

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McKee, More Prepare For Homeschool Event

Dr. Temple Grandin to be keynote speaker

This in-person exposition is the only homeschooling conference of its type in the nation. It’s for parents homeschooling their special-needs children. Register by March 31 for discount.

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Boyd’s Legacy Lives On At Cherryville YMCA

Edward “Butch” Boyd remembered for life of service to others

Edward “Butch” Boyd was a man known for his smile and his altruistic love for others. He was a Lincoln County native who dedicated 15 years of service to the Cherryville Family YMCA.

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West Lincoln Girl Is Clemson Gymnastics Star

Sierra Church is jumping and tumbling her way to fame!

She’s a perfect 10! Well, close enough: a 9.925 was Sierra Church’s score for her balance beam work at a recent gymnastics meet––the highest beam score of the event.

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Bright Star At CLT, Feb. 23-24, March 2-3

Cherryville Little Theatre to perform Steve Martin musical

It’s Bright Star, the musical by comedian and banjoist Steve Martin and ’80’s pop singer Edie Brickell. And it’s coming to the Cherryville Little Theatre, Feb. 23 and 24, and again March 2 and 3.

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Smith, Webb to exhibit in Newton

Noted multimedia artists well known on regional art scene

Stacey Pilkington Smith and Jenna Webb will have works on display Saturday, March 2, 5:30-8 p.m., at Three Little Birds Corks and More at 19 N. College Ave. in downtown Newton.

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