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Around Town 9/23/2005

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HOMECOMING Pisgah United Methodist Church will hold homecoming at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Edwin “Eddie” Huss, minister of music at Wesley Memorial UMC in High Point, who grew up in Pisgah Church. He will share his message in song. A covered dish lunch will follow…

Upcoming pottery show seeks artists

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The Lincoln Arts council will host a pottery show October 2005 at the Lincoln Cultural Center to feature the work of potters in the Catawba Valley region and will be a mixture of contemporary and traditional pottery. The show is entitled “Pottery: Catawba Valley Region.” Each artist will be allowed…

Meet Christian Ministry’s LINC Home Delivered Meals

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LINC Home Delivered Meals is a program that delivers a lunch time meal to Lincoln County shut-ins who can not prepare a balanced meal. Now, you’re saying to yourself, “Meals on Wheels, right?” Nope, we’re something different — a charitable ministry organized by Christian Ministry of Lincoln County over 23…

Transforming the old, making art

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Furniture sitting by the side of the road, old post cards with scribbled messages, sewing patterns from the early 1900s — to Cherryville artist Laura Lefevre, all these items were meant to be art. A mother of four boys, Lefevre has discovered a passion for taking old things and turning…

Stopping to smell the roses

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Since 1973, Bill Shull has been devoted to his rose bushes. The former farmer loves the beauty of roses and the joy of growing them. The flowers also offer another kick. “I like the competition,” Bill said. Bill and his wife, Sasis, have entered their roses in competitions for nearly…

Local DAR members honored

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Susanne M. Mauney (above), a member of the Jacob Forney Chapter of the DAR, rang the bell at First United Methodist Church in celebration of Constitution Week. More than 30 local churches participated in the annual observation. Anna M. Puckette Casper (below) was presented with a certificate and pin for…

Collision sends motorcyclist to hospital

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“Big Sweep” set for Oct. 1

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The North Carolina Big Sweep, the nation’s first statewide waterway cleanup, will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1. Over the years, the event has attracted more than 200,000 volunteers and has collected over 7 million pounds of trash from North Carolina watersheds. The event, which started in 1989, is held…

Controversy swirls despite ELBA, Wal-Mart consensus

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DENVER — Denver resident Ina Young remembers running into a neighbor in Lowes Foods five years ago and the prediction that neighbor made. “She said ‘Oh, you’re getting a Wal-Mart,’” she said, “and I thought that was strange.” Members of the East Lincoln Betterment Association and residents sat down with…

Are you ready? Are you excited?

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