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From tragedy, triumph

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(Left) Andrew Proffit, 19, and his mother, Joy Roche, enjoy their time together at the RHA/Howell Care Center facility in New Bern. When Andrew was 7-months old an auto accident on an icy road left him with severe vision impairment and traumatic brain injury, and his father and grandmother (Joy’s…

Clients near and far flocking to newly-expanded bridal shop

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(Above left) Bill and Haoling Day are very excited about B & L Bridal’s move to larger quarters. (Above right) In addition to wedding gowns, Haoling designs outfits for other occasions. (Below left) Many of Haoling’s skills as a clothing designer and seamstress (sewing on the machine she currently uses)…

Around Town 2/2/2007

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SUNDAY LUNCH Crouse United Methodist Church, located at N.C. 150 W in Crouse, will hold a Sunday lunch in the fellowship hall from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.. Proceeds go toward the building fund. The menu includes country-style steak, slaw, green beans, mashed potatoes and rolls. The event is catered…

Soldier marries sweetheart in a hurry

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Caroline Holland and Jeffry Wilson planned to be married last June when Woodmill Winery would be full of grapes and green leaves. But the United States government had other plans. Wilson, who first left for Iraq three years ago, learned his June leave was canceled. While a wedding in January…

Remembering ECA’s history

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The Extension Community Association, also known as the Tomato Club and also known as the Extension Homemakers, has gone through its share of name changes over the decades, but one thing has remained the same: the group’s commitment to service. Modern-day Lincoln County members are currently taking time documenting the…

Scouts take tour

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Self-defense

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Winners

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Let’s get physical

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Hot-diggety, dog-diggety, The Hottest Dog is here

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Manufacturer. Stock car driver. And now hot dog man. It seems whatever endeavor Brian Pannone undertakes, it’s always a success. Especially hot dog man. “Awesome,” said Pannone of his newly-opened restaurant, The Hottest Dog, located in the Harris-Teeter shopping plaza, Waterside Crossing, located at the junction of N.C. 16/73, Denver.…