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Denver’s Biggest Loser continues

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The seven contestants in the Fit Dimension “Denver’s Biggest Loser” contest continue working hard to lose weight. In these pictures, taken from the first day of the challenge, (Top) Jill Feldmeyer, owner of Fit Dimension on N.C. 16 coaches contestant Kim Dacunto on the stair-stepper. (Bottom) John Willis of Denver…

Discarded ashes cause Denver mobile home fire

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The Denver Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire Feb. 8 off Campground Road and found a little more than they bargained for. According to the Web site www.denvervfd.com, the call of a mobile home fire on Bellwood Lane off Campground Road came in around 10:47 a.m. When the…

Lake Calendar

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BASS TOURNAMENT The 2005 American Cancer Society-Jim Ledbetter Memorial Team Bass Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Mar. 11 at Queen’s Landing, N.C. 150, Mooresville. There will be over $11,000 in guaranteed prize money plus the big fish pot. For more information, call Bob Patrick at (828) 459-1119 or email: bobpatrick34@charter.net…

Around Town 2/22/2006

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MEDICARE Are you having trouble with choosing your Medicare Part D? Lincoln County Senior Services and the My Medicare Matters team are here to help. A few spaces are still available for March 7 sign-up day. Call (704) 732-9053 to reserve an appointment time. SENIOR TRIP A senior bus trip…

Teenage praise band releases album

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They stay away from sex, drugs and alcohol, spend time praying together and belt out songs about Jesus. The six members of Xtreme TRUTH Praise Band may not be your average rockers, but they’re definitely dedicated to the music. The group recently released their first album, “Set Me Free,” which…

Around Town 2/20/2006

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BBQ CHICKEN DINNER St. Matthews UCC will be holding a barbecue chicken dinner from 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday. Dine-in and carry out is available. Plates cost $7 and include half a chicken, slaw, fried potatoes, pinto beans, roll and a beverage(dine-in only). LINCOLN COUNTY YOUNG DEMOCRATS Michael Lawson, President of…

Dream date

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Grand opening and Business After Hours

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(Top photo) Hilimi Ari (center, with scissors) and Chamber of Commerce chairman Brad Rivers (right of the scissors) cut the ribbon on Lincoln Printing Services. (Photo below) Mike Williams (left) talks to Ari about some of the equipment that the company uses. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

Around Town 2/17/2006

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REVIVAL The Bruce Weeks family will be in revival at God’s Filling Station, 2075 Laboratory Road in Lincolnton, Wednesday through Saturday at 7 p.m. each evening. Catherine Black is the pastor. For more information, contact Lester Black at (704) 445-8849 or e-mail cblack49@bellsouth.net PREVENTIVE HEALTH SERIES The third informational series,…

Man remembers lifetime devoted to Christianity, poetry and Lincolnton

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(This is the third story in a Black History Month series featuring profiles of Lincoln County community members) Leroy Magness spent his youth working a variety of odd jobs. Coming of age during the Great Depression, he spent time as an errand boy, janitor and even set up pins at…