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Camp ready for annual meeting

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It’s that time again for friends and family to commune together at the Rock Springs Camp meeting. It’s the oldest campground of it’s kind in America, its first camp meeting held in 1830. Now in its 175th year, it’s an opportunity for Methodists to take in the Lord and participate…

Take a stroll down Hollywood memory lane at Denver furniture store

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“X-Files” Super Soldier uniform. Sonny Bono’s vest. Jayne Mansfield’s swimsuit. Freddie Kruger’s arm. These are just a few things that one can see at Worshams Furniture in Denver. The business, located on N.C. 16, offers three products or services: · It sells furniture at wholesale prices · Helps customers with…

FOOD

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9-year old feeding classmates, school system fresh produce from her garden CROUSE — While many kids her age are spending their summer vacation sleeping late or sitting in front of the television, Elizabeth Schronce is doing something a little more resourceful. The 9-year-old, who will be a fourth grader at…

Debutantes honored

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50th Wedding Anniversary

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Lemuel Ray Ingle and Marth Sue Ledford Ingle of Lincolnton, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 17 at a celebration hosted by their children and grandchildren at Howard’s Creek Community House. The couple was wed July 17 in Gaffney, S.C. They first met while working together at Roses Dime Store…

Around Town 7/22/2005

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GOSPEL SINGING Ruppes, a southern gospel group will perform 6 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church. HOMECOMING Roseland Baptist Church will hold a homecoming on Sunday. Lunch will follow the worship service. A singing by the Bluegrass Gospel Tones will be held at 2 p.m. For more information call 704-735-9604.…

John Zeitler a man who knew few, if any, limitations to imagination, possibilities

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John Edgar Zeitler was a racecar driver who happened to have studied design engineering. He was also the kind of man who liked to do things himself; so in 1958, when he was unsatisfied with the performance of his MGA racecar, he decided to build his own. His drive to…

The Lincoln County Outlaw sings no more

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Lincoln County has lost its favorite outlaw. Butch Jenkins, a local musician dubbed “The Lincoln County Outlaw” by bluegrass legend Raymond Fairchild, died July 7 of a massive heart attack. He left behind his wife, Tina; daughter, Jessica; son, James and a cavalcade of friends. His death was sudden and…

Local produce may become more multicultural

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As Lincoln County’s Hispanic population grows, so does the demand for Latin American goods – including produce. “Everything changes and it changes in agriculture,” said Kevin Starr, county extension director. Starr spoke to a group of interested citizens, master gardeners and extension agents last Friday during an on-site demonstration. The…

Senior potters get their hands dirty

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Lincoln County seniors learned the joys of creating from clay during a workshop at Rising Sun Pottery in Lincolnton. “A lot of them have never worked with clay before,” said Gary Lee, owner of Rising Sun Pottery. “Now all of a sudden it’s like ‘Whoa, we could have been doing…