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Denver business celebrates unusual milestone

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It’s the number of an infamous television quiz-show. It’s also the winning number for blackjack and the result of 7 times 3. Many people believe that 21, as an age, means freedoms to make important life decisions that couldn’t be made previously. For Sherrй DeMao, owner of SLD Marketing of…

Lake Calendar

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FISHING TOURNEY This year`s 13th Annual Lake Norman Striper Swipers Winter Invitational is scheduled for Saturday, January 14, 2006. The headquarters for this one day event will be at Galway Hooker Irish Pub in Cornelius. The First place cash award will be $2500.00. Details are available by calling Tommy Messick…

Around Town 1/11/2006

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LUNCHEON McKendree United Methodist Church, 3537 Maiden Hwy. will hold a luncheon from 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. The menu includes country ham, chicken and dumplings, vegetables, salads, homemade biscuits and desserts. Take out orders are available. All donations will be accepted for the building fund. For more…

Horse community offers aid after stable fire

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The night of Dec. 31, Anna Lyman, owner of Rose Hill Farms, woke up to a popping noise. Her room was covered in a red glow. She soon realized her beloved stables, which sat in front of her home and housed 17 horses, were up in flames. She grabbed her…

One-man show tackles life of Franklin

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Ben Franklin, the man who discovered electricity, helped found America and stood up for democracy, celebrates his 300th birthday this month. In a celebration of his life, Barrie Howard, a local playwright, musician and actor has created a one-man show. “When I talk about it, people are interested,” Howard said.…

Legends in Concert

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Around Town 1/9/2006

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COALITION The Coalition of Churches will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Oaklawn Center. The planning committee for the Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration on Saturday, Jan. 14 and Monday, Jan. 16 will be in charge of the meeting. Those interested in participating in the program should attend.…

New exhibit proves pictures worth 1,000 words

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The Lincoln Arts Council’s 2006 Photograph Competition has something appealing for every taste. Love seeing pictures from far away places? There are shots of canyons and fireworks in New York City. New Orleans also makes an appearance, pre-Hurricane Katrina. If you enjoy animals, there are pictures galore – cats being…

A Tale Of Two Churches
Congregation moves closer to home site

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Members celebrate after their first service in their new home. Chris Dean / LTN Photo On the first day of the new year, Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church celebrated returning to its Main Street location after three years away. “We, like Israel, have crossed over, and we’re back in the…

A Tale Of Two Churches
Rebuilding a destroyed sanctuary

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On August 31, 2001, Salem Baptist Church’s long-time minister retired. Two years later on the same day, the church was struck by lightening for the second time in a matter of weeks. The resulting fire completely destroyed the sanctuary. “Everything happens for a reason — God has a reason,” said…