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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…

S. Ray Lowder PTA announces fall raffle winners

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The PTA at S. Ray Lowder Elementary School has announced the winners of its fall fund-raising raffle and the school’s top student sellers. Raffle winners and the prizes they were awarded are: Stacy Fisher, home computer system; Cindy Sherrill, large-screen television; Michelle Clark, I-pod; Rebecca Rudisill, $100 Wal-Mart gift card;…

Blue ribbon winner

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Around Town 1/3/2007

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GOSPEL SINGING The Songsters will have a gospel singing starting 7 p.m. Saturday at Grace Baptist Church, Horseshoe Lake Road, Lincolnton. For more information call (704) 735-1390. DEBT WORKSHOPS The NC Cooperative Extension is offering a free workshops to answer these questions and help anyone striving to reduce the debt…

Lincolnton native oldest state auctioneer

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Lincolnton-native Josie Graves is the state’s oldest licensed auctioneer. “My license number is 89, and I’m 89 years old,” she said. She began her career in her 50s and is still active in the profession. As a professor at Lenoir Community College, the Kinston resident has taught thousands of aspiring…

60th Anniversary

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Bob and Margaret Jetton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Dec. 14. Bob has two brothers, Bill and Jim, and a sister, Jeanette. Margaret has two sisters, Evelyn Seagle and Shirley Smith, and brothers, Willard, Harold, Truett, Jerry and Don.…

92nd Birthday

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‘Loss of words’ never a problem for Guy McIntosh

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In these chaotic and uncertain times, it is not uncommon to hear citizens voicing their dissatisfaction with government, politics and often this country in general. What is less common, however, is seeing a person actually trying to do his or her part to change those things that warrant criticism. Guy…

2006: a very good year for Denver

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From the advent of three major development projects and the election of two new county commissioners to two major campground meetings and the overwhelming success of Denver Days, 2006 proved to be a pivotal year for the eastern end of Lincoln County. Highlights of 2006 included major moves regarding growth,…

It`s hands-on for the Bishops at Mighty Dollar

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It was one of the first store of it’s kind in Denver – if not the very first – a place where everything cost a dollar. When Mighty Dollar first opened on N.C. 16 in Denver on May 15, 2004, the response was clear to franchisees David and Sally Bishop:…