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Love for motorcycles and food behind new Denver restaurant

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It’s not heard to imagine the opening strains of “Born to Be Wild” racing through one’s head as one opens the door and enters the latest business to make the scene on N.C. 16 in Denver, AlleyCat Biker Junction. And that rumbing sound you might hear won’t be engines revving…

Fun at ELHS

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Gabriel Moore, 14 months, said hello to a fire dog in a remote controlled fire truck. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

Around Town 5/15/2006

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CHEFS WANTED Hog Happenin’ is looking for chefs for its Tailgate Challenge. For more information, contact the Downtown Development Association, 114 E. Main St. at (704) 736-8915. BOOK SALE The Sherrills Ford Friends of the Library will conduct a book sale from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at the…

National Nursing Home week

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Around Town 5/12/2006

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YARD SALE A fund raiser yard sale to raise money for a family mission trip to Vermont will be 7 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Denver Baptist Church, N.C. 16. Appliances, televisions, toys, clothes and more will be sold. SINGLES Single and single again adults are invited to join…

A-2-Z expands in Denver

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The need for a showroom and expanded space motivated a Denver businessman to open a second location. Jack Funk, owner of A-2-Z Promotional Products, opened A-2-Z Solutions via a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Thursday. “We were outgrowing the current location on N.C. 16,” said…

Strawberries ‘best ever’

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In his 72 years Harold Lineberger has never seen a finer strawberry crop. This spring has had the perfect weather – cool nights and fairly dry days. His Iron Station and Dallas farms are overflowing with ripe, red berries, and Lineberger has no problem finding customers for them – everyone…

Singing from the soul

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Growing up in Pumpkin Center, Adam Beard was always singing — as long as no strangers were around. He would sing for his family, sing while jumping in puddles and sing while shampooing his hair. “I sang in the shower because it had that echo effect,” he said. It wasn’t…

Author Ann B. Ross speaks her mind

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Nationally best-selling author Ann B. Ross shared her wit and writing wisdom with members of three Lincoln County book clubs Wednesday afternoon. The creator of the “Miss Julia” books spoke at the Lincoln Cultural Center on a variety of topics – women older than 50 riding motorcycles, the face of…

65th anniversary

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