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DAR duties

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Angel Food Ministries manna from heaven

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There is a way local churches can help feed those in need without emptying the collection plate. It’s called Angel Food Ministries, and one Lincolnton church has gotten involved with the Georgia-based program. “We started in August of last year with two people,” said Jerry Thompson, a deacon at Oak…

Horse ‘shoeing’ around

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Around Town 6/29/2007

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T.O.PS. WALK Lincoln County chapter NC 788 of T.O.P.S (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) will be hosting its inaugural walk 8 – 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30 at the park on Highland Drive. The chapter meets every Tuesday at Asbury United Methodist Church, Asbury Church Road (off N.C. 27 East) starting…

Prescription for success

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(Above photo) George Brookins (third from left) was award the 2007 Samuel B. Burrus Award for Community Service. With Brookins are (from left) Burrus family members Stephen Burrus and Blanche Burrus Clark and Brookins’ daughter, Lauren and wife Sally. (Bottom photo) Also recognized at the same April ceremony for community…

Art a life-long passion

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At 86, Arie Reinhardt Taylor isn’t content to spend her days relaxing in a recliner, snoozing in front of the television. She’s an artist, and has been for more than 50 years. She isn’t planning on that changing any time soon. “It gives you a real sense of accomplishment when…

A high ‘frying’ success

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Grand opening

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Around Town 6/27/2007

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YARD SALE The American Legion Auxiliary Inside Yard Sale, 1120 N. Aspen St. runs 7 a.m. – noon Friday. Hot dogs will also be sold. All proceeds go to veterans. CAR WASH God’s Filling Station is having a car wash 9 a.m – 2 -p.m. Saturday at Advance Auto Parts,…

65th anniversary

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John and Catherine Smith celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary June 26. “Smitty” and Catherine met in Statesville when both were employed by Southern Bell Telephone Company. Shortly after their marriage, the United States Army shipped Smitty to North Africa for three years of service in World War II. On his…