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Get a head start on Denver Days fun

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DENVER–While the Denver Days celebration doesn’t officially start until Friday, the amusement rides and games will be coming to the site of the Denver Days festival one day early. According to Jerry Earnest, President of Denver Days, the contract for Cole Amusements was for Thursday Sept. 29 to Saturday Oct.…

Lake Calendar

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CONCERT The Lake Norman Orchestra will be in concert Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church Parish Life Center. The program will feature patriotic, classical and pop selections. For more information call the Lake Norman Orchestra at (704)-664-8220. BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL J&J Entertainment presents the 5th annual…

Around Town 9/28/2005

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CONSIGNMENT SALE A children’s, teens’, maternity fall and winter consignment sale will take place from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Covenant Bible Church, 2168 Gastonia Highway. Clothing, cribs, swings, strollers, car seats, kids’ furniture, books, toys, outdoor play units and more will be available. HOMECOMING Cornerstone Church of God,…

Early apple festivities

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Maiden man is “slo-o-o-w as molasses”

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MAIDEN – Maiden resident Howard Goodson believes he’s made about 1,200 gallons of molasses over the past 40 years, yielding 30 gallons per year. “Nowadays, I only make molasses once per year,” he said, “and that yields about 18 gallons.” This past Saturday, Goodson, his three sons – Franky, Freddy…

Those are some tomatoes

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Around Town 9/26/2005

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BENEFIT A benefit sponsored by Fairview Baptist Church of Lincolnton will be held Saturday at Buffalo Shoals Club House. There will be a yard sale starting at 7 a.m.; sausage biscuits and baked goods will be sold. All proceeds will go towards the funeral expenses of Joe Armstrong. For information…

Around Town 9/23/2005

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HOMECOMING Pisgah United Methodist Church will hold homecoming at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Edwin “Eddie” Huss, minister of music at Wesley Memorial UMC in High Point, who grew up in Pisgah Church. He will share his message in song. A covered dish lunch will follow…

Upcoming pottery show seeks artists

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The Lincoln Arts council will host a pottery show October 2005 at the Lincoln Cultural Center to feature the work of potters in the Catawba Valley region and will be a mixture of contemporary and traditional pottery. The show is entitled “Pottery: Catawba Valley Region.” Each artist will be allowed…

Meet Christian Ministry’s LINC Home Delivered Meals

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LINC Home Delivered Meals is a program that delivers a lunch time meal to Lincoln County shut-ins who can not prepare a balanced meal. Now, you’re saying to yourself, “Meals on Wheels, right?” Nope, we’re something different — a charitable ministry organized by Christian Ministry of Lincoln County over 23…