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Question of the Week

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“Do you think the south Triangle area would be a good place to develop a downtown or town center on N.C. 16?” Tim Proctor, Denver: “I think that would be a really good idea, mostly because the way it would be situated. I live in Cornelius now, but was a…

Senior focuses on studies as she leads ladies b-ball team

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PUMPKIN CENTER — The North Lincoln Lady Knight’s basketball team is undergoing some changes this season. The biggest is new head coach David Johnson who took over for former head coach Mark Lackey. Another big change is the North Lincoln ladies team has gotten a lot younger. But one thing…

Scoopz offers new twist on ice cream

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Scoopz, an old-fashioned ice cream parlor in Denver, has put a modern twist on service. Not only does this ice cream shop sell an array of frozen treats but it also provides DVD rentals to customers. “We wanted to be a family-oriented business,” said co-owner William Morton. “Families (on-the-go) can…

‘Dump’ brings spiritual counsel to Mustangs

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His title is director of student ministries at Lucia Baptist Church, but most people call him “Dump,” a nickname bestowed on him by his mother. To players on the East Lincoln High School football team, however, he has another name: Chaplain. Over the past four years, Anthony “Dump” Harper has…

Around Town 11/26/2008

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THANKSGIVING MEAL The Soup Kitchen will be serving a Thanksgiving meal today and Thursday. Turkey with all the trimmings will be served today. Ham with all the trimmings will be served on Thursday. FAMILY REUNION The Blair and Lucy Wise Family Reunion will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Bethpage Lutheran…

Scouting for Food

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7-year-old boy battles rare disease

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It’s 9 a.m. on a weekday and the voice of Kelly Nivens is as coarse as sandpaper. “It’s been a hard night,” she said. “Marshall’s been running a temperature of 105 degrees for several hours.” While most 7-year-old boys played in freshly raked leaf piles this fall, Kelly’s son became…

‘Block House’ resists efforts to clean up site

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Residents and Sheriff’s deputies simply know it as the “Block House.” Since tenants moved out years ago, the property at 6498 McIntosh Road in Lowesville has sat empty, a magnate for prostitution and dope fiends from miles around. Weeds grew tall. A trailer home parked on the front yard was…

Around Town 11/24/2008

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SUPPORT GROUP Denver Diabetes Support Group will hold the program “Healthy Eating Through the Holidays” 6 p.m. today at Catawba Springs Commons, 275 N.C. 16 N., Suite 204 in Denver. The program, sponsored by CMC- Lincoln Diabetes Education and Self-Management Program, is free to the public. No registration is required.…