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Ken Rudisill honored

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Classes of 1927-1953

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United Way wants you to chow down

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The United Way of Lincoln County wants supporters to live united, eat united and give united. Today through Friday local restaurants will be participating in the United Way campaign. Customers will be given the option to donate to the United Way’s campaign at the six participating restaurants. Representatives from the…

Boger City firefighters make use of state money

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The Boger City Volunteer Fire Department recently received new equipment with the help of local and state grant money. The department received a matching funds grant of $14,874 through the 2009 Volunteer Fire Department Fund by State Fire Marshal’s Office. This is the first time Boger City VFD has been…

Around Town 10/19/2009

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PUMPKIN PATCH The Boger City United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch will be open through Oct. 31. The pumpkin patch will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from Noon until 9 p.m. on Sundays. All proceeds will benefit the church’s mission ministry. COAT DRIVE The United Way…

Merle Norman focuses on service

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Amy Brown has been using Merle Norman products ever since she started wearing makeup. It is one of the reasons the Catawba College graduate took ownership of Merle Norman Cosmetics, an independently owned and operated business that has been in the Lincolnton area for 44 years. Brown and her husband,…

Focusing on faith and family

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Donna Beal believe she’s been successful in business because she hasn’t made it the center of her life. “My career is important, but my main focus is on my family and serving the Lord,” she said. “And I think that’s what’s gotten me where I am in my career.” Beal…

Business owner focuses on work, life balance

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About 15 years ago, Sherre DeMao came to a conclusion. Balancing your work and personal life can sometimes be impossible. DeMao, founder and chief marketeer of SLD Unlimited Marketing/PR Inc., began offering workshops, “Me, Myself & Inc.,” to help business owners manage their business and their lives through goal assessment,…

Dancing studio, fulfillment of childhood dream

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At age eight, Kim Noles knew she wanted to open up her own dance studio. “I was a tomboy and I didn’t really want to try dance class, but my mom was putting my sister in the class and said, ‘Just go and try it with your sister. See what…

St. Lukes Episcopal event celebrates its early history

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The history of the church will be celebrated and its future will be made more secure at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church: The Early Years 1841-1886. “We do not have tours all the time, and this is an opportunity to see the church and hear the history of some of the…