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Minister returns to Lincoln County

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Bill Bigham is living proof that God often has different blueprints for our lives than the ones we’ve drawn up. Bigham, pastor of Boger City Baptist Church for a little over two months, once dreamed of becoming a broadcaster. But all that changed when he began to feel God pulling…

Around Town 8/15/2007

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HOMECOMING Southside Baptist Church, 1725 Southside Road, will hold homecoming service Sunday at 11 a.m. The service will feature blue grass gospel music by The Griggs and Rev. Roger Beck of Lenoir will be the guest speaker. The service will be followed by lunch on the grounds. COWBOY CHURCH Cross…

Saying goodbye to preschool

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Banquet to honor Dr. Richard A. King

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The church family of the Lincolnton Church of God sets aside a special time each year to honor its pastor, Dr. Richard A. King Sr. Dr. King and his wife, Carol, have been ministering at the church for 13 years. This year, a special banquet is planned to express the…

Support strong for Bible College

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A desire to reach out into the community and spread the word of God has brought several area religious leaders together to establish a Bible college. The group, made up of pastors from local churches, started Kingdom Life Bible Institute, which is open for registration for those wishing to learn…

Denver mother is a world class athlete

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Jennifer Thompson, 34, is your typical working mother. She rises at dawn, readies her kids and heads to work as a part-time teacher. At noon then back for naptime, using the time to sneak in a workout. But instead popping in a videotape, the Denver resident and mother of two…

FM Global Grant

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New barber shop in Denver

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Shane’s Barber Shop held a grand opening in the Rock Springs Shopping Center when he opened in Denver. Shane Alexander who is from the area is living his dream operating his own traditional barber shop. Shane’s Barber Shop is open Tuesday – Friday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturdays…

Pole beans shade lakeside carport

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The seeds came from Georgia, and the name seemed ominous: Rattlesnake Pole Beans. After planting them, they never stopped growing. “I was born on a farm, and I tell you, I’ve never seen anything like this in my whole days,” said Alene H. Jones, who lives in east Lincoln. The…