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Staying cool without going broke

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As temperatures get warmer outside, so will the inside of your home unless you take the proper steps to keep it cool. Danny Martin, service manager with Barrett Mechanical in Denver, said a common mistake people make is not having the heating and air-conditioning units inspected annually. “If you don’t…

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Lincoln soil and what grows in it

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Lincoln County, like most of the piedmont region of North and South Carolina, is home to the world’s oldest soil. That’s right. That hard, red clay that most people dread digging through was once very rich in nutrients. “The red clay that you typically see in the South is what…

Race car show

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Denver church dramatizes Last Supper

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Denver United Methodist Church is bringing one of the most famous biblical scenes to life for the upcoming Easter holiday. The “Living Last Supper” is based on Leonardo da Vinci’s 15th-century mural painting. The painting represents a scene of The Last Supper, when Jesus Christ announces one of his Twelve…

Boater’s Diner draws on owner’s travels

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A boater that has traveled all over the world has brought his homestyle cooking to Denver. Don Kierce opened Boater’s Diner last month in a building that has been many different businesses throughout the year. But Kierce wants folks to know he plans on sticking around for the long haul.…

Around Town 3/24/2010

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DONATIONS The Commandment Keeps Church of the Living God in Lincolnton is asking for donations to raffle for their “Sowing of the Seeds” building fund. For more information or to place a donation, contact Pamela Boston at (704) 240-8146 or pboston1@charter.net. ART CRAWL SURVEY The organizers of the Art Crawl…

Restaurant owner enjoys giving back

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David Heafner is not only a restaurant owner, but someone who enjoys giving back to the community. In February, The Homeplace Restaurant owner donated some of his sales profits to the American Red Cross to aid earthquake victims in Haiti. Local churches, staff and others volunteered their time to help…

Sugar Daddy’s offers online sweepstakes

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Caroline Brown has opened Sugar Daddy’s Internet Sweepstakes in Lincolnton. Formerly the owner of Lotsa Beach Bingo, Brown said she learned that Internet sweepstakes was becoming more popular than bingo. She opened Sugar Daddy’s earlier this month. “The bingo players have moved into the sweepstakes portion of it,” Brown said.…

Long, Philbeck Wedding

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Jennifer Elizabeth Long and Jonathan Michael Philbeck exchanged marriage vows August 8, 2009 at Back Creek Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Charlotte. Rev. Wayne Frazier officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Morris McKinley Long and Linda Wester Long of Denver. Grandparents are the late Mary…

DAR essay winner

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