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Holy Spirit Catholic bids farewell to beloved priest

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Holy Spirit Catholic Church parishioners gathered on Sunday to say goodbye to the church’s longest-serving priest. The Rev. Joseph Ayathupadam spent over six of his 45 years in service to Holy Spirit. “He believed in us and he believed in this parish,” said church member Steve Beatty. Many credit Ayathupadam…

Lake Calendar

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WAYNE’S FEAST E.C. Beatty will provide music for July’s Wayne’s Second Friday Feast, 10 a.m. July 14. Cost is $6 per person and includes the tip. Reservations must be made by Sunday, July 9. For more information, call Celia and Paul Deese at (704) 483-4355. If your church group, school…

Around Town 6/28/2006

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RETIREMENT PARTY A retirement party for Evalina Herndon, who has worked at First Federal Savings Bank for 40 years, will be held from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday at the bank’s main office, 320 E. Main St. It will be a drop-in reception. The public is invited. DONUT SALE…

Nutritionally deficient seniors not always easy to recognize

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Malnourished senior citizens don’t all appear frail, isolated and tired. In fact, most appear normal, active and in charge of their lives. Despite such an appearance, the Mayo Clinic has reported that 85 percent of adults in long term care facilities and half of all seniors cared for at home…

Biking for burned children

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For a good cause

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Keeping her eye on the ball

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Future farm leader

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Around Town 6/26/2006

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KARAOKE PARTY The Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse will hold a karaoke party 7 – 10 p.m. Thursday at the Kid’s Dome on N.C. 27 West for all upcoming middle school students. Entry fee is $5 with concessions available. All proceeds to Coalition, a United Way agency. For more…

On to Oz

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