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Ladder a symbol of hope for church

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Several years ago, at Commandment Keepers Church of the Living God on Horseshoe Lake Road in Lincolnton, a planned revival was canceled because the scheduled speaker got sick. According to head deacon Chris Caldwell, the congregation decided to gather for prayer services every night instead. One night, an assistant pastor…

Around Town 8/3/2007

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PLEASANT GROVE HOMECOMING Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, Hwy 182, Lincolnton, will have their annual homecoming this Sunday. Rev. Jerry Evans will be preaching at the 11 a.m. worship service. (Note the time change for this Sunday only.) A covered dish dinner will follow in the fellowship hall. For more…

Around Town 8/1/2007

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GOSPEL SINGING Grace Baptist Church, Horseshoe Lake Road, Lincolnton will host “The Singing Prophets” from Gastonia on Saturday at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. YARD SALE The Senior Services Yard Sale will be Saturday at 8 a.m. in the parking lot at 514 S. Academy St. Over 30 vendors will…

Christian Ministry’s home meal program seeks help

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(This is the second story in a series celebrating Christian Ministry of Lincoln County’s 30th anniversary.) Linc. Home Meals has made it possible for Lincoln County residents to receive home-delivered, balanced meals since 1982. Without new volunteers, however, the organization may not be able to continue. “What do you want…

Before and after

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Katlyn Short, 8, recently donated 11 inches of her hair to Locks of Love. Her hair was cut by Melissa of Melissa’s Shear Madness in Vale. Katlyn is the daughter of John and LeAnna Short of Crouse. Contributed Photo…

Dogs can swim, and Santa Claus comes to Barkin’ Buddies

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Ed McDonald, who owns Barkin’ Buddies Resort and Daycare in Denver with his wife Sherry, has really let his business go to the dogs. He doesn’t even have an office to call his own. “This is the dogs’ place,” McDonald said. When the McDonalds decided to open Barkin’ Buddies, they…

Gus is busy, but he’ll teach you to fish

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Gus Gustafson came to the Denver area in 1960, three years before Lake Norman was built. Since then, it’s been hard to keep him off the water. A lifelong fisherman, Gustafson grew up on Long Island before moving to North Carolina. Fishing was always a part of his life and…

Music to her ears

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Eastwood Realty Grand Opening

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Grand opening for Performance Toys

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