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Love for motorcycles and food behind new Denver restaurant

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It’s not heard to imagine the opening strains of “Born to Be Wild” racing through one’s head as one opens the door and enters the latest business to make the scene on N.C. 16 in Denver, AlleyCat Biker Junction. And that rumbing sound you might hear won’t be engines revving…

Fun at ELHS

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Gabriel Moore, 14 months, said hello to a fire dog in a remote controlled fire truck. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

Around Town 5/17/2006

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QUILTERS The Lincoln Quilters will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday the James W. Warren Citizens Center. The program will be by Debra Hisson on quilting rulers, hints and tips. Guests are always welcome. PANDEMIC FLU CLASS A Pandemic Flu Class will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the EMS…

Foster parenting – a challenge and joy

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Tonya and Jerry Curtis knew foster parenting would be difficult before they started. The Vale couple had considered their options, taken classes and talked to others who had been through the process. They knew they wanted to eventually adopt, and this was the path they chose to do it. That…

65th anniversary

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Around Town 5/15/2006

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CHEFS WANTED Hog Happenin’ is looking for chefs for its Tailgate Challenge. For more information, contact the Downtown Development Association, 114 E. Main St. at (704) 736-8915. BOOK SALE The Sherrills Ford Friends of the Library will conduct a book sale from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at the…

National Nursing Home week

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Strawberries ‘best ever’

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In his 72 years Harold Lineberger has never seen a finer strawberry crop. This spring has had the perfect weather – cool nights and fairly dry days. His Iron Station and Dallas farms are overflowing with ripe, red berries, and Lineberger has no problem finding customers for them – everyone…

Singing from the soul

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Growing up in Pumpkin Center, Adam Beard was always singing — as long as no strangers were around. He would sing for his family, sing while jumping in puddles and sing while shampooing his hair. “I sang in the shower because it had that echo effect,” he said. It wasn’t…

Author Ann B. Ross speaks her mind

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Nationally best-selling author Ann B. Ross shared her wit and writing wisdom with members of three Lincoln County book clubs Wednesday afternoon. The creator of the “Miss Julia” books spoke at the Lincoln Cultural Center on a variety of topics – women older than 50 riding motorcycles, the face of…