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DFD plans public session

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In planning and preparing for future growth in Denver, the Denver Fire Department is holding the second of two sessions on its upcoming 2007-08 budget Monday night. According to DFD chief Jay Flynn, people within the district are welcomed to come by the station with suggestions and ideas prior to…

Around Town 2/5/2007

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INSTALLATION The newly formed Capt. Jeb F. Seagle Detachment of the Marine Corps League will hold its “Installation of Officers” 7 p.m. Tuesday at the DAV, Laboratory Road. All active duty and former Marines and Navy Fleet Marine Force Hospital Corpsmen are invited to attend. BLOOD DRIVE Community Blood Center…

From tragedy, triumph

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(Left) Andrew Proffit, 19, and his mother, Joy Roche, enjoy their time together at the RHA/Howell Care Center facility in New Bern. When Andrew was 7-months old an auto accident on an icy road left him with severe vision impairment and traumatic brain injury, and his father and grandmother (Joy’s…

Clients near and far flocking to newly-expanded bridal shop

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(Above left) Bill and Haoling Day are very excited about B & L Bridal’s move to larger quarters. (Above right) In addition to wedding gowns, Haoling designs outfits for other occasions. (Below left) Many of Haoling’s skills as a clothing designer and seamstress (sewing on the machine she currently uses)…

Grand Openings

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Flanking Lincolnton mayor Bobby Huitt (holding the ceremonial scissors) are Jarrett Brown (on the mayor’s right) and Amy Brown, owners of the Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio located at 224 E. Main St. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Current Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce president Jack Funk, bears the ceremonial scissors…

Winners

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Let’s get physical

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Around Town 2/2/2007

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SUNDAY LUNCH Crouse United Methodist Church, located at N.C. 150 W in Crouse, will hold a Sunday lunch in the fellowship hall from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.. Proceeds go toward the building fund. The menu includes country-style steak, slaw, green beans, mashed potatoes and rolls. The event is catered…

Soldier marries sweetheart in a hurry

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Caroline Holland and Jeffry Wilson planned to be married last June when Woodmill Winery would be full of grapes and green leaves. But the United States government had other plans. Wilson, who first left for Iraq three years ago, learned his June leave was canceled. While a wedding in January…

Remembering ECA’s history

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The Extension Community Association, also known as the Tomato Club and also known as the Extension Homemakers, has gone through its share of name changes over the decades, but one thing has remained the same: the group’s commitment to service. Modern-day Lincoln County members are currently taking time documenting the…