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Denver woman gets an unexpected visitor

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Dot Boback had assumed she would have a peaceful life at The Terraces, a 133-residence retirement community along N.C. 16 in Denver. After living there for approximately two months, she had made friends, decorated her home and settled into the peaceful life of her golden years. That tranquillity was shattered…

Historic store closes in Terrell

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TERRELL–Citing competition from big box retailers in the Denver area and the ease of online shopping, the owner of the Terrill Country Store has decided to close down. Phil Pouloit has operated the store for almost three years and will close the store down that’s served the area for over…

Denver business celebrates unusual milestone

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It’s the number of an infamous television quiz-show. It’s also the winning number for blackjack and the result of 7 times 3. Many people believe that 21, as an age, means freedoms to make important life decisions that couldn’t be made previously. For Sherrй DeMao, owner of SLD Marketing of…

Lake Calendar

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FISHING TOURNEY This year`s 13th Annual Lake Norman Striper Swipers Winter Invitational is scheduled for Saturday, January 14, 2006. The headquarters for this one day event will be at Galway Hooker Irish Pub in Cornelius. The First place cash award will be $2500.00. Details are available by calling Tommy Messick…

Around Town 1/11/2006

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LUNCHEON McKendree United Methodist Church, 3537 Maiden Hwy. will hold a luncheon from 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. The menu includes country ham, chicken and dumplings, vegetables, salads, homemade biscuits and desserts. Take out orders are available. All donations will be accepted for the building fund. For more…

Horse community offers aid after stable fire

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The night of Dec. 31, Anna Lyman, owner of Rose Hill Farms, woke up to a popping noise. Her room was covered in a red glow. She soon realized her beloved stables, which sat in front of her home and housed 17 horses, were up in flames. She grabbed her…

Around Town 1/9/2006

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COALITION The Coalition of Churches will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Oaklawn Center. The planning committee for the Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration on Saturday, Jan. 14 and Monday, Jan. 16 will be in charge of the meeting. Those interested in participating in the program should attend.…

New exhibit proves pictures worth 1,000 words

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The Lincoln Arts Council’s 2006 Photograph Competition has something appealing for every taste. Love seeing pictures from far away places? There are shots of canyons and fireworks in New York City. New Orleans also makes an appearance, pre-Hurricane Katrina. If you enjoy animals, there are pictures galore – cats being…

Raising money in memory of mom

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While Lincoln County’s Relay for Life won’t kick off its 2006 campaign until Tuesday, it’s already $1,000 closer to its $206,000 goal. That first $1,000 was earned by Jody Rhyne, a Lincolnton man who lost his mother, Patricia Rhyne, to cancer this summer. Jody and his brother Chris both work…

A Tale Of Two Churches
Congregation moves closer to home site

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Members celebrate after their first service in their new home. Chris Dean / LTN Photo On the first day of the new year, Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church celebrated returning to its Main Street location after three years away. “We, like Israel, have crossed over, and we’re back in the…