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2006 Relay chairwoman’s enthusiasm contagious

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There’s no escaping Debra Ransom’s presence whatever space she occupies; not that you would want to, for to miss out on her vibrant energy and enthusiasm would deprive you of a person who can have a positive, significant bearing on your life, the same she has had with people she…

Around Town 5/5/2006

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GOSPEL CONCERT Lincolnton Band Booster Association hosts its First Spring Gospel Concert featuring Hope’s Call, Heart 2 Heart and the Pathfinders at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Lincoln County Citizen’s Center. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door and are available from band members or by calling…

Author bicycles across the country

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She has her bicycle, 34 pounds of supplies and a mission to prove herself a whole person by riding from California to Washington, D.C. and back. This all comes on the heals of a “brain explosion,” which left Megan Timothy unable to write, read or speak. “I was imprisoned in…

Precious provides needed pet therapy

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Cancer, chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia had caused Maragret Ellis to sink into a deep depression. “I spent two years just sitting in a chair,” she said. “Just sitting there.” It was the Squamous Cell Carcinoma diagnosis (a form of skin cancer) that was the last straw. Ellis’ mental state deteriorated,…

First haircut, the second generation

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Newly-established church making switch to mornings

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When Denver Presbyterian Church started in October, pastor Morrie Lawing held evening services instead of the traditional morning service. As of Sunday, the church switches to a morning service to be held 9:30 a.m. Lawing said in an e-mail there were several reasons for the switch. “First, we’ve been blessed…

Gotta cheer! Gotta dance!

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(Left photo) The Cape Fear Cats All Stars, coached by Linda Crews and Janine Henderson recently won its second national championship when it competed in the Senior Prep level 2 division at the Cheerfest Open Nationals held at the Palace in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Pictured (back row from left) are…

Carolina Mills to close Lincolnton, Maiden divisions

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MAIDEN — Carolina Mills announced Monday that as of June 30, all domestic yarn manufacturing operations will cease, permanently putting 311 people in plants in Lincolnton, Maiden and Statesville out of work. In a press release issued by the company, president and chief executive officer Steve Dobbins, he stated damage…

Annual Denver festival at Holy Spirit draws hundreds

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Saturday marked the fourth annual Holy Spirit Catholic Church festival in Denver. (Left photo) Church member Terry Middleton cooked up hamburgers for sale at the Knights of Columbus tent. (Right photo) Derrick Bean, 2 Ð…, sat inside a fire engine. Jon Mayhew / LTN Photo The cool, sunny Saturday weather…

ELAC looks at options regarding sign ordinance

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Thanks to a petition of 130 people started by Denver businessman Mark Cotter, the proposed changes to Lincoln County’s sign ordinance is back in the hands of the planning board. Members of the East Lincoln Area Council (ELAC) were updated last Monday on the progress of retooling the proposed changes.…