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Hart Square’s kiln fires up

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The flames shot up 40 feet from Hart Square’s kiln Tuesday night and potter Luke Heafner’s heart did similar acrobatics. “It’s interesting to see, but it’s nerve wracking because you’ve got months worth of work you put into a kiln, and if something goes wrong, you can ruin a whole…

Growth spurs church to add family center

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For the congregation of Westport Baptist Church in Denver, building a new family life center was a matter of necessity. “The community is growing and we need the space,” Susie Sherrill, the church’s senior administrative assistant, said. The church broke ground on the new facility last November after about two…

Ukulele camp instructs on stringed play

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Camp Uke, a ukulele day camp for 5- to 7-seven-year-old children, introduced campers to playing stringed instruments during the week of June 16. The camp, housed at Notable Music in Denver, completed its second year and had five campers. Notable Music co-owner Buffy Macsherry said the children began their morning…

Around Town 6/25/2008

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CLASS REUNION East Lincoln High School’s class of 1978 will have a reunion Oct. 25 at Days Inn in Cornelius. For more information, log onto Classmates.com or call Jay Sigmon at (704) 735-0425, Barbara Wilson at (704) 732-2859 or Tresa Norton at (704) 483-9613. THANK YOU Libby Reel would like…

Golf buddies team up at Verdict Ridge

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Verdict Ridge is known for its beauty and challenging play, but on Tuesdays and Thursdays it’s the place to be for a regular group of 10 to 15 golfing buddies. “The majority are retired and we see them four or five times a week. There’s usually about 12 to 15…

Carolina Eye Care grand opening

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QUESTION of the WEEK

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Should rules be changed on Lake Norman requiring large charter boats to unload all unnecessary passengers and personnel while refueling? Brian Harris, Denver: “I would think so. Just because when the yacht exploded, even though it was tragic, it was lucky it was only one person that was killed.” Morrie…

Ready for kindergarten

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Coming Up

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n Red, White, Blue bash: There will be the rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air at the Denver Area Business Association’s eighth annual Independence Day celebration on July 5. Gates open at 8:30 p.m. at East Lincoln High School. Parking is free. n Pigskin and pom-poms: Have a…

Ham radio operators to show off equipment

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Thousands of participants will be showing off their ham radios this weekend as a part of Amateur Radio Week. This annual event, called Field Day, will take place across the nation, giving the public a chance to meet and talk with amateur radio operators. Using only emergency power supplies, the…