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Apple Queen dream comes true

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The 2007 Lincoln County Apple Queen has attended the pageant regularly since she was 5 years old. She always dreamed she’d enter it, but never thought she would actually win. “It was really hard to believe I was actually up there,” said Rachel Cochran, 19. “I thought, ‘This is unreal.…

Summer spent sweating in the sun for music

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Rachel Dudley has spent the past three summers working hard, sleeping on gym floors and playing her heart out on the baritone horn in the Memphis Sound, a drum and bugle corps. “It’s kind of like being a rock star performing in a different city every night,” Dudley said. “It’s…

Banquet to honor Dr. Richard A. King

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The church family of the Lincolnton Church of God sets aside a special time each year to honor its pastor, Dr. Richard A. King Sr. Dr. King and his wife, Carol, have been ministering at the church for 13 years. This year, a special banquet is planned to express the…

Support strong for Bible College

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A desire to reach out into the community and spread the word of God has brought several area religious leaders together to establish a Bible college. The group, made up of pastors from local churches, started Kingdom Life Bible Institute, which is open for registration for those wishing to learn…

Denver mother is a world class athlete

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Jennifer Thompson, 34, is your typical working mother. She rises at dawn, readies her kids and heads to work as a part-time teacher. At noon then back for naptime, using the time to sneak in a workout. But instead popping in a videotape, the Denver resident and mother of two…

FM Global Grant

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New barber shop in Denver

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Shane’s Barber Shop held a grand opening in the Rock Springs Shopping Center when he opened in Denver. Shane Alexander who is from the area is living his dream operating his own traditional barber shop. Shane’s Barber Shop is open Tuesday – Friday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturdays…

Pole beans shade lakeside carport

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The seeds came from Georgia, and the name seemed ominous: Rattlesnake Pole Beans. After planting them, they never stopped growing. “I was born on a farm, and I tell you, I’ve never seen anything like this in my whole days,” said Alene H. Jones, who lives in east Lincoln. The…

Clergy to clash at speedway

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Plans are shaping up well for “Clash of the Clergy III” which is scheduled for Aug. 25, 7 p.m. at East Lincoln Speedway. The race, which will be used to raise funds for the East Lincoln Christian Ministry will involve up to 20 area ministers competing on the 3/8-mile clay…

Knox Law Center Grand Opening

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