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Lakeshore Presbyterian Church coffee house benefit held for East Lincoln Pregnancy Counseling Center

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Friends, supporters, volunteers and members of Lakeshore Presbyterian Church turned out in droves Thursday night for the church’s monthly coffee house and a benefit for the East Lincoln Pregnancy Counseling Center. The featured speaker was Christian comedian Keith Deltano. “My message is that this center matters,” he said. “We’re making…

’Tis the season to tour homes

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The Lincoln Arts Council is proud to announce its fourth Star Light Tour of Homes, which will be held Sunday, Dec. 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. The tour includes seven locations — four private homes, a church, a business and the Lincoln Cultural Center. The them for this year’s…

Woman wins Amy Grant tickets after years of volunteer service

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While stopped at a red light, Gail Lineberger learned her years of volunteer work had won her free tickets to an Amy Grant concert. “I happened to have the radio on, so I heard Kathy talking about me,” Lineberger said. Kathy Vinzant, director of the Lincoln County Coalition Against Child…

Remembering life during war

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The life of Bill Carter is one steeped in war, love and history. The 85-year-old World War II veteran spent several years stationed in Alaska and the Aleutian Islands as a mess sergeant. Back surgery kept him out of the battle zone. A Lincolnton native, Carter entered the guard in…

World War I soldier’s letters of love kept safe by daughter

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It’s only sheets of paper — old, folded, crinkled with age, the ink fading. But to Mary Hoffman Heavner, those sheets of paper are more valuable than all the gold in Fort Knox. They are the 30 to 40 letters her father wrote her mother when he was a sailor…

East Lincoln residents hear more about ordinance

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At the East Lincoln Betterment Association meeting Thursday night, the some 20 people in attendance heard about the proposed Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance that could change the way property is developed in Lincoln County. Kelly Atkins, director of Building and Land Development for the county, said commissioners are pressured to…

Hundreds attracted to two church bazaars

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With the leaves changing colors and falling from the trees, cooler winds whipping around and Thanksgiving a mere three weeks or so away, bazaar-goers like Dorothy Boback of Denver spend their Saturdays looking for bargains. “It’s a beautiful day to get out and do some Christmas shopping,” she said. Hundreds…

It’s not what’s cooking but who’s cooking at Verdict Ridge?

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While many 16-year-olds were driving their first car and “hanging out” with friends, Sean Corsi was learning how to cook, which is something he did a lot growing up in Ohio. “My mother got me interested in cooking,” he said. “We didn’t have a lot of money then, and with…

Hollywood memorabilia finds it has a home in Denver

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When Robert Worsham opened Worsham’s Furniture this past June in Denver, one thing his store wasn’t going to feature is Hollywood memorabilia. His wife, Belinda, however, suggested that he have it as part of the store. “She thought it would be a good attraction to the store,” said Worsham. He…

Around Town 11/9/2005

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GOSPEL SINGING Cornerstone Church, 411 E. Main St., Maiden, will feature Southern Gospel singing group “The Greenes” at 6 p.m. on Sunday. There will be a love offering. YARD SALE A big indoor yard and hot dog sale will be held 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday at Messiah…