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Grand opening at Grateful Growers truly grand event

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Hundreds of people gathered at Grateful Growers Farm in Denver Saturday to experience the great taste of organic food and the opening of the farm. Chefs from the culinary school of Johnson & Wales University’s Charlotte campus and chef Salvatore Friedel of the Velvet Hammer Restaurant in Mooresville were there…

Lake Norman Marine Commission studying motorboat noise issue

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Noisy motorboats have always been a problem on the lake. Terry Davis, who heads up the Preservation and Safety committee with the Lake Norman Marine commission is working on a noise study status. Some of the noisy motorboats on the lake include cigarette boats and those who have engines that…

Around Town 6/22/2005

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HOT DOGS/ICE CREAM Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 6753 N.C. 182, will hold a hot dog/homemade ice cream supper from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $5 a plate and $2 per bowl of ice cream. Proceeds will go toward the Building Fund. BIBLE SCHOOL Boger City Baptist Church will…

Lake Calendar

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BLUEGRASS REVIVAL Fairfield Methodist Church will hold a bluegrass revival on Sunday, June 26 at 6 p.m. Hamburgers and hotdogs will be served. There is no charge. Bring lawn chairs. If there is rain, the event will be held indoors. For more information call 704-483-5464. BOATING COURSE A boating course…

Beatific ballerina

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Seeing double

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Educating through instruments

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Singing songs, tapping feet and playing music can have a lasting effect on a child. Sharon Atkinson, owner of Amazing Grace Studios in Lincolnton, believes that children who are educated with music are calm, balanced, well mannered and good students. “Children who have music early in life are good listeners,…

Free wheelchairs available

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The Three Wishes Inc. Program makes electric wheelchairs available to senior citizens and the permanently disabled at no cost to the recipient if they qualify. The power wheelchairs are provided to those who cannot walk, cannot self-propel a manual wheelchair in their home and who meet additional guidelines for the…

Hopes high lower spaying, neutering costs will reduce number of unwanted pets

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“Roscoe” Hunter, one of the dogs being picked up from the clinic eagerly awaits the return of his family while (bottom left) Stormie Raines gets plenty of grateful “kisses” from “Squeaky.” Definitely not looking to pleased with having been fixed was (bottom right) “Chance” Reinhardt. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…