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Dogs can swim, and Santa Claus comes to Barkin’ Buddies

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Ed McDonald, who owns Barkin’ Buddies Resort and Daycare in Denver with his wife Sherry, has really let his business go to the dogs. He doesn’t even have an office to call his own. “This is the dogs’ place,” McDonald said. When the McDonalds decided to open Barkin’ Buddies, they…

Gus is busy, but he’ll teach you to fish

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Gus Gustafson came to the Denver area in 1960, three years before Lake Norman was built. Since then, it’s been hard to keep him off the water. A lifelong fisherman, Gustafson grew up on Long Island before moving to North Carolina. Fishing was always a part of his life and…

Around Town 7/30/2007

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BIBLE SCHOOL Boger City United Methodist Church will hold Vacation Bible School Aug. 9 and 10 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. and Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Contact the church officer to register for our “Game Day Celebration.” The church is located at 2320 East Main St.…

Eastwood Realty Grand Opening

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Grand opening for Performance Toys

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Dancing in the Streets

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A tough year for gardeners

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Although the summer is far from winding down, the season’s produce is beginning to peak and die out after a dry season following a severe Easter freeze. “We didn’t have as good as we have over the years,” said Lewis Heavner of his crop this year, “because of the dry…

Students learn to live the naval life

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A total of twelve West Lincoln High School Naval Junior ROTC members spent some of their summer vacation on the water. The group toured and visited the USS Nashville in Norfolk, Va. July 15-20. “We never really knew what it was like, and now we know what the sailors actually…

Around Town 7/27/2007

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HOTDOG SALE A hotdog sale benefit will be held at Oak Grove Baptist Church for Kim Sisk Friday. Proceeds will go towards medical bills. REVIVAL Roseland Baptist Church, located at 1172 Rosehill Drive, will hold a revival Aug. 1-3 at 7 nightly. Speaker will be the Rev. Larry Little. Everyone…

Fallen serviceman honored

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He may not have died overseas, but Sgt. James “Jamie” Lynch lost his life loving and in service of his country. The Lincoln County resident, age 30, was killed Saturday in a single-car accident off Interstate 40 in Greensboro on his way to weekend duty in Raleigh with the National…