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Around Town 6/16/2006

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FRESH START The Fresh Start Widow’s Group Annual Picnic will be at 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at Rankin Lake Picnic Area, 1750 Rankin Lake Road. There is no charge. Bring your choice of a picnic item. Drinks are provided. The event is open to all single, divorced or…

Coffee on the fly: Gotta whole latte love!

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With apologies to seminal heavy metal band Led Zeppelin, you’ll be singing strands of “Whole Lotta Love” after you sample the piping hot, delicious beverages of “Coffee Break..” Only, you’ll be modifying the lyrics just a bit. That’s because if you’re walking down the streets of downtown Lincolnton and see…

Identifying art

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Mystery surrounds the Lincoln Arts Council’s latest show. Over 30 pieces hang in the galleries at the Lincoln Cultural Center. They have one thing in common – each work is owned by the Arts Council. Beyond that, little is known about much of the art. “We don’t know how it…

Reunion

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Graduation

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Cove Keepers new watchdog group

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The water quality of Lake Norman was the topic of a recent meeting of the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation last Thursday at Queen’s Landing in Mooresville. The meeting was to discuss, organize, and train a new community watch group, the Lake Norman Cove Watchers. The group, which is a sub-group of…

Will future N.C. 73 shopping center project snuff Riverwalk apartment expansion?

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A potential battle is brewing in Denver that has the makings of David versus Goliath. Substitute Riverwalk Apartments for David and Aston Properties for Goliath. Plans for a new 86,991-square-foot shopping center next to the site of the proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter on N.C. 73 may stand in the way of…

Laughter is the best medicine says performer

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Throw in some down-home folksy humor with a little Gospel music and you have a recipe for what Statesville resident Renea Henderson calls “the best medicine” – laughter. The humorist recently performed as Ima Klutz for a standing-room-only house at the monthly Wayne’s Second Friday Feast, held at Capt’n Pete’s…

Denver ministry helps women from all walks of life

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Tammy Hinson knew four years ago she needed more than family to get her through what became the battle of her life. Diagnosed with breast cancer, Hinson said it was a time in her life when she needed more than family to listen. “I needed a woman’s opinion,” said Hinson…

Lake Calendar

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SAFETY FAIR Westport Body Shop, N.C. 16, Denver will be hosting a summer safety fair 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, June 24. The event is sponsored by Enterprise Rent-A-Car and will feature an information booth from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) as well as food and games. ELBA MEETING…