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Crop Walk to raise funds for world relief

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Imagine having to walk as much as six miles a day for food, water and fuel. Hungry people in developing countries do these tasks daily, according to Church World Service, a humanitarian organization that sponsors the annual Communities Responding to Overcoming Poverty, or CROP, Hunger Walk. The walk raises awareness…

Around Town 9/23/2009

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DENVER DAYS The Denver Days Fall Festival will be today through Saturday at the intersection of N.C. 16 and Triangle Circle Road. There will be rides, food, performances by local artists, dance teams and musicians, as well as a drive-in movie night and cruise-in. For more information, directions and time…

Best dressed deputy

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Around Town 9/21/2009

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WOMEN’S SEMINAR Today is the last day to register for a women’s seminar hosted by Reeps Grove United Methodist Church. The seminar, “Designed to be Pillars, God’s Dangerous Women,” will be from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 3. Ruth Tuttle Conrad, the pastoral director of Designed to be Pillars,…

Five generations

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Five generations

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95th birthday

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Church Briefs

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RETRO SUNDAY Macedonia Baptist Church have a two Sunday celebration to commemorate the church’s 175th anniversary. The video collection “Macedonia Remembers” will be shown Sunday followed by homecoming on Sept. 27. Everyone is welcome to attend. CROUSE UMC Crouse United Methodist Church, located on N.C. 150, will celebrate their homecoming…

Mrs. Bubbles expands business into Lincolnton

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Mike and Megan Shalvoy are bringing their car wash business to Lincolnton. The couple will open Mrs. Bubbles, a state-of-the-art car wash, at 124 General’s Boulevard on Saturday. Their other car wash is in Concord, but the couple plan on opening more car washes in Mooresville, and possibly, Denver. Ultimately,…

Celebrating the dawning of democracy

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The gymnasium at Lincoln Charter School’s Denver campus turned into Philadelphia’s Independence Hall as pint-sized delegates of the Constitutional Convention entered. “I imagine this is exactly what the Constitutional Convention was like,” said Melissa Lasarsky, organizer. The assembly, which took place Thursday, divided students up by the original 13 states…