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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…

Around Town 6/14/2006

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RETIREMENT SERVICE There will be a retirement reception in honor of Ssg. Kenneth Buff, who is retiring from the United States Army after serving 21 years, from 6 – 9 p.m. Saturday at the Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church Family Life Center in Lincolnton. For more information call (704) 735-5683. OAK…

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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Ride along little debutantes

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Hog Happenin’ barbecue cooking winners announced

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Winners of last weekend’s Hog Happenin’s barbecue competition were: Grand Champion – Swamp Sauce Smokers of Rockingham Reserve Champion – KP’s Cowboy Cookers of Spartanburg, S.C. Chicken First place – Big Mo and the Aho Outlaw BBQ of Blowing Rock Second Place – Swamp Sauce Smokers of Rockingham Third Place…

Groundbreaking, grand opening

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(Above) Ground was broken on the site where Advanced Physical Therapy Center will be building its new facility on N.C. 16, Denver. Accompanying owner Paul Anderson (sixth from left) are family members, friends and associates of the facility that plans on being open early November. (Below) Michelle Herring (third from…

The best way to beat the heat

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Since the start of summer vacation this week, children have made good use of the Lincolnton Recreation Pool’s extended hours. “It’s hot, and they like the water because it’s freezing,” said Tuesday Gash with the Country Club Children’s Academy. Located at Betty G. Ross Park, the public pool is open…