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Teacher creates handmade Christmas cheer

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Being a teacher by day and artistic entrepreneur by night takes time, effort and a lot of help. Beth Wiseman, a career and technical education teacher at Pumpkin Center Middle School, has been creating decorative pillows for 10 years. This year alone she has produced around 500 pillows. “They’re beautiful…

A time for giving

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Children involved in the Abreadcrumb & Fish Club, a youth ministries program of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, collected fifty bags of food for the less fortunate for Thanksgiving. When hearing of the Christian Ministry of Lincoln County’s great need this holiday season, the club donated the bags to the organization.…

65th Anniversary

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Two Little Indians

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Holiday Eating

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Have a plan to control flurry of party feasts Thanksgiving marks the beginning of a flurry of holiday gatherings, parties and celebrations. And with those get-togethers come loads of food. That can seem discouraging to partygoers who are trying to watch their weight. But experts say the health-conscious eater is…

Born to run free

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A home away from home is right around the corner for man’s best friend in Denver. Barkin’ Buddies Resort & Daycare offers cageless facilities for dogs and allows plenty of time to play outdoors. Dogs can come for the day or spend the night. The facility which has been open…

Lake level drawdown set to freeze out weed

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The seasonal drawdown of Lake Norman has begun. This year’s drawdown will be slightly different due to the presence of the Brazilian Elodea weed, which surfaced after Hurricane Francis floodwaters. The weed, which can clog boat motors and water intakes, can be killed by exposure to freezing temperatures. Duke Power…

Ad business invites new area residents

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Many residents new to the Denver area may experience a welcoming face at their door and a basket full of gifts. “The Welcome Basket” is a way to welcome people to the community while benefiting surrounding businesses at the same time. Welcomers Dana Dehart and Connie Whitmore, both Denver residents,…

Careful crossing — Deer accidents rise late in year

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Watch out for deer. From October to December, the number of traffic accidents caused by deer in North Carolina skyrockets. Last year in Lincoln County, there were 114 recorded animal car collisions, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Every year it seems to be going up, said Kate…

Lake Calendar

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4 PAWS ANIMAL RESCUE FUNDRAISER Pet photos with Santa will be held on Saturday, Dec. 4 from noon to 4 p.m. and Sunday Dec. 5 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Barkin’ Buddies Doggie Daycare on N.C. 16. For more information go to www.fourpawsnc.petfinder.com. Pictures are $7. GIRL SCOUTS…