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Ken Huffman named Denver firefighter of year

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A close friend and an internship are the two factors that got the Kenneth Huffman, 2006 Denver Fire Department firefighter of the year, first involved in fire service. Huffman, who will soon turn 26, said his initial involvement happened during his senior year at East Lincoln High School. “Andrew Bridges’…

Barefoot skiers ring in 2007 in traditional ceremony on Lake Norman

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For the 29th year in a row, the Carolina Show Ski Team held the “Barefoot Challenge” on the lake to ring in the new year, and the rainy, cold New Year’s Day didn’t keep more than 40 people from watching what has become an annual event at Lake Norman Marina…

Around Town 1/10/2007

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REVIVAL High Shoals Church of God will hold revival services Sunday through Jan. 19 beginning with Sunday services at 11 a.m. and evening services at 6:30 p.m. Rev. Kenneth Braswell will be the guest speaker. MEETING American Legion Post and Unit 30 will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the Post…

Around Town 1/8/2007

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CONCERT Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church will host a concert Sunday at 6 p.m. featuring the Dove Brothers Quartet. The church is located at 318 West Ballard St. MEETING Lincoln County Board of Realtors membership meeting will be at noon Tuesday at the Denver United Methodist Church. MEETING The Iron Station…

Sheriff’s Department patrol car logo being retired

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Lincoln County residents will soon notice a change in the sheriff’s department’s patrol cars if they haven’t already. The red, white and blue design will be replaced by black and gold graphics. According to Larry Seagle, public information officer for the sheriff’s department, the change will be gradual, occurring over…

Locks of Love

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Miranda Cecchini, 11, a sixth-grader at Lincoln Middle School began 2007 with a bang, receiving her first-ever haircut and donating her nearly 10Ð… inch long tresses to Locks of Love. Her decision to do this was prompted in August 2000, when a grandmother died from ovarian cancer. Although only 4-years-old…

There`s no business like shoe business — and that may soon be a thing of the past

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During his 42 years as a shoe repairman, Howard Duncan Jr. has watched his profession’s popularity dwindle. “It’s going out fast now,” Duncan, 75, said. “The shops, they’re few and far between.” When Duncan first began, being a cobbler was a common enough trade. “I just got started, and I…

An education, experience no classroom can duplicate

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While most college students traditionally choose to study abroad in European countries, one local student chose Asia. For the past four months Katie Rozycki studied tucked away between skyscrapers in Hong Kong. “By living in a foreign country, your education experience reaches far beyond the classroom walls,” said Rozycki. A…

Around Town 1/5/2007

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FIRST SUNDAY LUNCH Crouse United Methodist Church will have their First Sunday Lunch on January 7, 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Chicken pot pie, slaw, green beans, corn, rolls, dessert and tea. Plates are by donation, eat-in or take-out. Directions, from Lincolnton turn left off of the new Hwy 150…

Mortgage brokerage all about `Family`

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Traci Dellinger is in the business of helping families make their dreams come true. So it is not surprising to learn that her own family plays such a large role in the business she calls her own. Together with sister Shelli Jenkins, Dellinger owns American Family Mortgage, located beside the…