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Fun for all

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Around Town 6/2/2006

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PARENTING MATTERS Parenting Matters, a hands-on, creative learning program for parents of children ages birth – 5 who want to make a difference in their child’s life and improve their parent-child relationship, begins June 7 through Aug. 2. Participants must attend seven out of eight classes to receive a Certificate…

Festival brings in bikers

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For many, gone are the days of leather, loitering and Hell’s Angels. There’s a new face of motorcycling, and it’s a kinder, gentler one. “I’m more proud of the image I’m trying to portray than anything else I do,” said Wade Roberts, owner of Trick 1 Customs. Trick 1 Customs…

World champion returns to roots

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It was just one year ago that Jerry Burgin participated in his first-ever barbecue competition at Lincolnton’s Hog Happenin.’ He won grand prize. Since that first victory, the Alexis man has gone on to earn himself a name as a national and world champion. “We never would have done it…

Health, fitness and a little magic

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On the last day of Older Americans Month, a group of Lincoln County seniors celebrated National Senior Health and Fitness Day. They learned about fitness, nutrition and the dangers of osteoporosis. They were also entertained by a magic show – complete with doves and a startled bunny. “We don’t want…

Mind mapping: Thinking outside the box no clichй

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People recently packed a weekly meeting of the Lincolnton Toastmasters at the Lincoln Campus of Gaston College and were given different colored pens and paper where they drew circles, lines and words. It wasn’t an art or English class, however, that had people drawing: it was the introduction to a…

Unassuming gas station a wonder of delight inside

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When Denver resident Kim Christman was first told by friends to try Triangle Food Mart’s butcher, she was shocked. Go to a gas station for meat? “I laughed at them at first,” she said. “It was surprising. But then I tried them out and they’re great.” Christman now refers Triangle…

Boating supply store starts summer season in high gear

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Despite the fact there were no balloons, streamers or anyone in stilts dressed up like Uncle Sam, and just a single banner proclaiming a sale within, the parking lot at Four Seasons Marine Supply in Denver saw a lot of traffic — not just that passing up and down N.C.…

Fire ravages mobile home

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Saturday marked the fourth working structure fire call the Denver Fire Department (DFD) answered in the past two weeks. Firefighters responded around 4:50 a.m. to a residence at 6169 Golden Oak Lane to find a vacant mobile home fully engulfed. According to a press release from DFD, Fire Engine 10…