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Adopt-a-Cop Golf Tournament

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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…

Gardening, a state of mind

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Bob and Helen Norman never have to worry about eating their vegetables. Outside their rural west Lincoln home is a garden overflowing with produce. You name it (tomatoes, beets, corn, okra, squash, peas, green beans, cucumbers, watermelon, potatoes and seven different kinds of peppers), they have it. This year, the…

Newly opened inn offers guests beds and breakfast

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While driving to her job in Denver, Patti Fea would always pass a stately three-story house off N.C. 150. At the time, she was owner of Cornucopia Caterers in Denver, but she would always take a moment to daydream about a different sort of life. With the opening of White…

Garden lunch for mothers and daughters

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Bicycle Safety

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For a noble cause

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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…