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Unassuming gas station a wonder of delight inside

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When Denver resident Kim Christman was first told by friends to try Triangle Food Mart’s butcher, she was shocked. Go to a gas station for meat? “I laughed at them at first,” she said. “It was surprising. But then I tried them out and they’re great.” Christman now refers Triangle…

Boating supply store starts summer season in high gear

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Despite the fact there were no balloons, streamers or anyone in stilts dressed up like Uncle Sam, and just a single banner proclaiming a sale within, the parking lot at Four Seasons Marine Supply in Denver saw a lot of traffic — not just that passing up and down N.C.…

Fire ravages mobile home

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Saturday marked the fourth working structure fire call the Denver Fire Department (DFD) answered in the past two weeks. Firefighters responded around 4:50 a.m. to a residence at 6169 Golden Oak Lane to find a vacant mobile home fully engulfed. According to a press release from DFD, Fire Engine 10…

Talent show

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Members of Lakeshore Presbyterian Church in Denver recently performed a talent show to raise money for a youth missions trip to Atlanta. (Top) Marylin Payne performed with a hula hoop during stupid human tricks. (Bottom) Members of the youth group displayed their artwork during the event. Jon Mayhew / LTN…

Law enforcement ensures safety on Lake Norman

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Motorists weren’t the only ones being watched by law enforcement during the Memorial Day weekend. Law enforcement also kept watch over the waters of Lake Norman to ensure safety during the weekend. The Lincoln County Sherriff’s Office (LCSO), the state Department of Health and Human Services, Coast Guard Auxiliary, wildlife…

Lake Calendar

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BOATING SAFETY An introduction to boating safety will be 7 p.m. Monday, June 12, at the Florence Shanklin Memorial Library. A certified boating instructor will conduct the course and refreshments will be served. WAYNE’S FEAST Renea Henderson, also known as Iama Klutz, will perform at 10 a.m. Friday, June 9…

Around Town 5/31/2006

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NATIONAL TRAILS DAY South Mountains will celebrate National Trails Day at 9 a.m. Saturday. During this Volksmarch-style event hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians can enjoy the park on many of the trails. Hikers and bikers can register in the main parking lot from 9 – 11 a.m. and equestrians can…

Retired teacher compiles book of poems

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Her book is titled “There’s One for You and One for Me,” and Carolyn Burgess hopes the title proves true. “I did not want to settle on any one theme throughout the book,” said the retired teacher. “I wanted something for everyone.” The book of poetry includes 35 poems written…

DAR, a family tradition

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Remember

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Ric Goodhue addressed those who assembled at the courthouse Monday evening in remembrance of those who served the military in times of peace and combat, and spoke about the importance of Memorial Day as well as thanked those who turned out. (above photo) Standing behind a universal symbol of a…