• Posted: Saturday, July 27, 2013 12:36 a.m.

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• Casino Bus Trip to Cherokee Aug. 24. Leave 8 a.m., back by 12 a.m. $40/person, $20 refunded upon arrival. For info, call Abe, 704-640-1893, or Clara, 704-603-4146.

• 87th family reunion of Jacob Henry Hall Sloop and Margaret Catherine Deal Sloop, 1 p.m. Sunday, July 28, Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church, China Grove. Bring well-filled picnic basket, beverage and photos of ancestors to share. At 3 p.m. in Old Savitz Cemetery behind Mt. Zion United Church of Christ, 1415 South Main St.: dedication of new grave marker for Nehemiah John Jeremiah Sloop, by the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Information, 704-857-5318 or

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