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Around Town 6/29/2007

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T.O.PS. WALK Lincoln County chapter NC 788 of T.O.P.S (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) will be hosting its inaugural walk 8 – 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30 at the park on Highland Drive. The chapter meets every Tuesday at Asbury United Methodist Church, Asbury Church Road (off N.C. 27 East) starting…

Prescription for success

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(Above photo) George Brookins (third from left) was award the 2007 Samuel B. Burrus Award for Community Service. With Brookins are (from left) Burrus family members Stephen Burrus and Blanche Burrus Clark and Brookins’ daughter, Lauren and wife Sally. (Bottom photo) Also recognized at the same April ceremony for community…

Birdman Dave wows ’em at “Get a Clue” presentation

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Birds both large and small entertained a group of Denver children when Birdman Dave came to Rock Springs Elementary School. “It’s really big!” Christa Reilly, 8, said when Belle, a macaw, was brought out. The event was part of “Get the Clue Summer Reading Program,” in which all Gaston and…

A high ‘frying’ success

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Grand opening

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Around Town 6/27/2007

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YARD SALE The American Legion Auxiliary Inside Yard Sale, 1120 N. Aspen St. runs 7 a.m. – noon Friday. Hot dogs will also be sold. All proceeds go to veterans. CAR WASH God’s Filling Station is having a car wash 9 a.m – 2 -p.m. Saturday at Advance Auto Parts,…

65th anniversary

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John and Catherine Smith celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary June 26. “Smitty” and Catherine met in Statesville when both were employed by Southern Bell Telephone Company. Shortly after their marriage, the United States Army shipped Smitty to North Africa for three years of service in World War II. On his…

65th anniversary

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Winfred Lester Willis and Margaret Cochrane Willis celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary today, June 27. They were married on June 27, 1942 in Gaffney, S.C. Shortly after their wedding, Winfred was deployed to the Pacific fleet to serve in the United States Navy for almost three years before returning home…

Lions Club awards two scholarships at banquet

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Anticipation was keen June 19 at the annual Lions Club scholarship banquet. In addition to the awarding of two $500 scholarships that will be paid directly to the colleges each recipient will be attending, the local club installed its officers and committee leaders for 2007 – 2008. It was also…

Learning to babysit

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