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Three Town and Country Realty agents win top awards

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Judy Holland originally wanted to take cake decorating classes with friends at Gaston College, but she discovered the class was canceled. Her friends decided to take real estate classes instead. “We all decided to switch over,” said Holland. “I enjoyed taking the classes but never thought I’d work in real…

Good cooking funds cause

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If there’s one way to raise money in Lincoln County, it’s with good southern cooking. Crouse United Methodist Church knows this and hopes meals catered by the Home Place will bring in donations to their Building Fund. “Our church has grown so much in the last year or so that…

Winter no vacation for farmers

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What do farmers do during the winter? Well, there’s fishing, hunting and going to Disney World. “That’s it. End of story,” said Alan Davis, the son in Davis and Son Orchard. He’s joking of course, but some people really believe it. “They really do think that we do nothing in…

Around Town 2/22/2006

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MEDICARE Are you having trouble with choosing your Medicare Part D? Lincoln County Senior Services and the My Medicare Matters team are here to help. A few spaces are still available for March 7 sign-up day. Call (704) 732-9053 to reserve an appointment time. SENIOR TRIP A senior bus trip…

Teenage praise band releases album

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They stay away from sex, drugs and alcohol, spend time praying together and belt out songs about Jesus. The six members of Xtreme TRUTH Praise Band may not be your average rockers, but they’re definitely dedicated to the music. The group recently released their first album, “Set Me Free,” which…

A stitch in time

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Recipients recognized for dedication to building a strong downtown Lincolnton

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The Lincoln Cultural Center was the site Friday of this year’s Better Downtown Awards, presented by the Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton Inc.. The second annual presentation, underwritten by First Federal Savings Bank, was a formal black tie optional event, celebrates the positive changes occurring in downtown Lincolnton, as well…

Denver’s Biggest Loser continues

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The seven contestants in the Fit Dimension “Denver’s Biggest Loser” contest continue working hard to lose weight. In these pictures, taken from the first day of the challenge, (Top) Jill Feldmeyer, owner of Fit Dimension on N.C. 16 coaches contestant Kim Dacunto on the stair-stepper. (Bottom) John Willis of Denver…

Discarded ashes cause Denver mobile home fire

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The Denver Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire Feb. 8 off Campground Road and found a little more than they bargained for. According to the Web site www.denvervfd.com, the call of a mobile home fire on Bellwood Lane off Campground Road came in around 10:47 a.m. When the…

Lake Calendar

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BASS TOURNAMENT The 2005 American Cancer Society-Jim Ledbetter Memorial Team Bass Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Mar. 11 at Queen’s Landing, N.C. 150, Mooresville. There will be over $11,000 in guaranteed prize money plus the big fish pot. For more information, call Bob Patrick at (828) 459-1119 or email: bobpatrick34@charter.net…