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Delta Kappa Gamma

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May has been a busy month for the sorority, (photo left) Wanda Lutz, outgoing president of the Beta Epsilon chapter, pins the president’s pin on Louise Lomick, who will serve as the chapter president from 2006 – 2008. The pin was given to the chapter by the family of the…

Lightning strike possible cause of Denver fire

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Denver firefighters were called to a home in the new Pebble Bay subdivision a week ago this past Sunday. (Left photo) Neighbor Ron Zarski captured the raging housefire from his residence next door. (Right photo) Fire officials said last week that lightning striking a tree appeared to be a cause…

Around Town 5/22/2006

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FISH FRY A fish and chicken fry will take place Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. in the North Lincoln High School lobby. Plates are $7 and proceeds go to the North Lincoln High School Band. OPEN HOUSE A rededication and open house of the new chapel and newly renovated Ebony &…

Fit Families

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(Left photo) Bobbie Long (left) checks the blood sugar levels of Betty Sides and talks to her about Type 2 diabetes. The free screening was just one of many health-related offerings held at the Fit Families for Life celebration held Saturday at the YMCA. (Left photo) Jake Little (left) has…

Ready for the EOGs

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Lincolnton couple has a surprising new visitor

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Bob and Linda Buff of Lincolnton received a strange call from their neighbor Monday. “Do you have a peacock?” they were asked. Nope, they sure didn’t. “Well, you do now,” the neighbor replied. Sure enough, the couple went outside, and there, eating cat food on their front porch, was an…

Up, up and away

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Around Town 5/19/2006

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LUNCHEON McKendree United Methodist Church, 3537 Maiden Hwy. will have a luncheon Sunday from 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The menu is chicken pie, baked ham, vegetables, salads, homemade biscuits and desserts. Take out orders are available. Donations will be accepted for the Building Fund. For more information, call (704) 735-4062. HEALTH…

Weebles the Clown clowns around

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The birth of Weebles the Clown began with an inability to juggle. A co-worker at Lincoln Medical Center gave Mollie Taylor her first set of juggling balls. She quickly learned she lacked standard hand-eye coordination. “This is the one thing I ran across in my life that I didn’t think…

Ministry comforts women

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Women of all ages, races and backgrounds come. Some have marriages that have gone sour. Others are still recovering from past molestation or rape. Still others are simply searching for faith. They all have something they need to say and a place to say it. “We meet once a month,…