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Festival hopes to bridge cultural gap

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The Festival of Hope will have all the makings of a good time – music, international food, story tellers and, of course, piсatas. “You can’t have a party without piсatas,” said the Rev. Mel Burton, a board member with the Multicultural Center of Hope. The event will be held April…

Tomorrow’s scientists

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Nuhfer wins first-ever “Denver’s Biggest Loser”

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For the last 12 weeks, seven individuals from around the Denver area have been pushing, pumping and pinching: pushing themselves to the limit by pumping iron and pinching themselves for the goal of losing weight. Since the inception of the first “Denver’s Biggest Loser” at Fit Dimension on N.C. 16…

Let’s walk

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Honorary Relay chairman no stranger to cancer

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Hall of Fame broadcaster and Denver resident Doug Mayes has been the honorary chairman of the East Lincoln Relay for Life since its inception eight years ago. (Left) Mayes chats with singer Lynsi Uptegraft after singing the National Anthem during the opening ceremonies. (Right) As the sun sets at East…

A night everyone can “bank” on

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The excitement of this past weekend’s East Lincoln Relay for Life – held April 7 and 8 at East Lincoln High School – actually started Thursday night at Peoples Bank at N.C. 16/73 in Denver. Team captains from 36 teams showed up at the bank, bringing what was raised in…

Enjoying the East Lincoln Relay

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While cut short due to Mother Nature, about 10,000 people turned out to East Lincoln High School Friday night for the eighth annual East Lincoln Relay for Life. During the beginning of the survivor’s lap, cancer survivor Earl Cloninger takes a moment to say “hi.” Members of the Rhonda Martin…

Around Town 4/10/2006

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SIREN TEST Sirens located around McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested at approximately noon Wednesday. ROAD WORK The North Carolina Department of Transportation wants residents to be aware that crews will be patching sections of N.C. 27 between Boger City and N.C. 150 East throughout the day Tuesday and Wednesday.…

I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree

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Internation Festival

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It’s a small world, after all, as these students of Ms. Thompson (left) and Ms. Willis, learn to dance the hula in the Hawaii room during Friday’s International Festival, which was held at the Lincoln Park Head Start Center. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Classmates look on as Sophia Kilpatrick…