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UFO expert says farewell

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Since the age of 10, George Fawcett has been devoted to unidentified flying objects. The Lincolnton man has had one sighting of his own, been visited by the Men in Black and researched the phenomenon all over the world. At the age of 86, however, it’s finally time to slow…

‘She Loves Me’ yeah, yeah, yeah

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What a catch!

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Here catfish, catfish…

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Off he flies, into the wild blue yonder at 80-years-old

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He’s no stranger to flying, and on the occasion of his 80th birthday, which was Jan. 18, Floyd “Bully” Painter had every intention of taking to the skies to celebrate. Unfortunately, strong winds kept him grounded, forcing him to postpone his celebration until 10 days later, on Jan. 28, when…

Lake Calendar

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BIBLE STUDY / WEIGHT CONTROL Denver Wesleyan Church, on N.C. 16, will begin “The First Place” Bible study and weight control program Sunday. The 13 week program starts 4 p.m. and is open to all. Cost is $90 for materials and $5 per weekly session. For more information, call (704)…

Around Town 2/6/2006

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PRECINCT MEETING There will be a Democratic Party precinct meeting for Oak Grove at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Oak Grove Community Center on Startown Road. IRON STATION SENIORS The Iron Station Community Senior Citizens will meet Wednesday at noon at Ironton Presbyterian Church. CLOSING Mother’s Morning Out at Covenant Bible…

No greater love…

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In a ceremony held Friday at First Baptist Church, American Legion Post 30 honored the memory of the four chaplains who, 63 years ago, sacrificed their lives at sea in order that others might live. Representing the four chaplains were (above photo, from left) the Rev. Randy Powell, the Rev.…

Prize winning ‘dewet’

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Around Town 2/3/2006

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SACRIFICE AT SEA American Legion Post 30 will present a program at 7 p.m. today at First Baptist Church honoring the memory of the four immortal chaplains who, 63 years ago, willing gave up their lives in order that others might live when the USAT Dorchester was struck and sunk…