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Denver resident recalls meeting Supreme Court justice Ginsburg

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CORNELIUS– Following an incident that occurred with a national insurance company when she was a paralegal, as well as at the urging of her husband, Eddie Knox, the 1984 gubernatorial candidate, Denver resident Frances Knox decided to go back to law school. The case was a property damage case in…

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West Norman incorporation issue alive but barely in east Lincoln

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The issue of incorporating West Norman — also known as part of eastern Lincoln County — is not dead, at least in the eyes of the county’s Democratic Men’s Club. At a recent monthly meeting in Denver, conversation centered around the failed 2001 attempt to incorporate an area bordered on…

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Around Town 11/25/2005

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CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE E.F. Drum Funeral Home will have a Christmas open house from 1 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. A memorial tree will be featured, where the public is invited to bring an ornament in memory of a loved one who passed away. Light refreshments will be served. For…

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Newlyweds honeymoon with Hurricane Wilma

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Billy and Beth Sisk’s wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico had a lot of firsts — first time on an airplane, first time out of the country… first time surviving a life-threatening hurricane. The couple cemented their nine-year relationship, which had produced a son, at an Oct. 15 wedding and by…

West Lincoln Optimists raise funds by selling trees

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With a new president on board, the West Lincoln Optimist Club has changes ahead, beginning with its first-ever Christmas tree sale. “This Christmas tree sale should be the catalyst in the restructuring of the club,” said Jeff Adams, who has been president of the club for two months. The trees…

Around Town 11/23/2005

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PARADE SEATING A seating section in front of First Methodist Church, at the corner of East Main Street and North Academy Street, will be available for senior citizens and those with special needs at the Lincolnton Christmas Parade this Sunday, which begins at 4 p.m.. There is no cost. For…

Second competition brings home national barbecue title

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Patience, timing and a good piece of meat – that’s what it takes to make award-winning barbecue. Jerry Burgin of Alexis learned this over 15 years of cooking and that knowledge recently earned him first place at the National BBQ Festival in Douglas, Ga. Although he has a history of…