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Around Town 2/5/2007

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INSTALLATION The newly formed Capt. Jeb F. Seagle Detachment of the Marine Corps League will hold its “Installation of Officers” 7 p.m. Tuesday at the DAV, Laboratory Road. All active duty and former Marines and Navy Fleet Marine Force Hospital Corpsmen are invited to attend. BLOOD DRIVE Community Blood Center…

From tragedy, triumph

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(Left) Andrew Proffit, 19, and his mother, Joy Roche, enjoy their time together at the RHA/Howell Care Center facility in New Bern. When Andrew was 7-months old an auto accident on an icy road left him with severe vision impairment and traumatic brain injury, and his father and grandmother (Joy’s…

Around Town 2/2/2007

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SUNDAY LUNCH Crouse United Methodist Church, located at N.C. 150 W in Crouse, will hold a Sunday lunch in the fellowship hall from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.. Proceeds go toward the building fund. The menu includes country-style steak, slaw, green beans, mashed potatoes and rolls. The event is catered…

Soldier marries sweetheart in a hurry

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Caroline Holland and Jeffry Wilson planned to be married last June when Woodmill Winery would be full of grapes and green leaves. But the United States government had other plans. Wilson, who first left for Iraq three years ago, learned his June leave was canceled. While a wedding in January…

Remembering ECA’s history

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The Extension Community Association, also known as the Tomato Club and also known as the Extension Homemakers, has gone through its share of name changes over the decades, but one thing has remained the same: the group’s commitment to service. Modern-day Lincoln County members are currently taking time documenting the…

Scouts take tour

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Self-defense

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Winners

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Let’s get physical

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Cowan’s Ford remembered

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Feb. 1, 1781, was a cold, damp and rainy day. It was also the day that the area that would become eastern Lincoln County would be forever remembered in history books as the Battle of Cowan‘s Ford. More than 2,500 British soldiers under the leadership of Gen. Charles Cornwallis were…