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Most Valuable Pastor

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Polished Apple Award

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Attorney seeks food for needy

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Denver attorney Brad Champion is collecting canned goods for “A Feed Those in Need Drive.” The drive is done in conjunction with Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, which provides food for almost 650 partner agencies in 14 North Carolina counties and five South Carolina counties. Champion works at Knox,…

Library’s postponed book sale will be this weekend

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The Lincoln County library system skipped its annual book sale during the Apple Festival in favor of having it in a larger, less chaotic setting this Friday and Saturday. “We’re excited about this,” said Jennifer Sackett, library director. “This is a new thing for us, and we’ve never done it…

NC voters ban felons as sheriffs

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North Carolina voters overwhelmingly agreed Tuesday to amend the state constitution to permanently bar convicted felons from running for or serving as a county sheriff. With about three-quarters of the precincts reporting, unofficial results show 85 percent of voters casting “yes” ballots in favor of the amendment, compared to 15…

Around Town 11/1/2010

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FINANCE PROGRAM Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, 2069 N.C. 182 W., Lincolnton, will hold a 13-week financial program beginning tonight. For more information or to register, call (704) 735-7511. SENIOR SOCIAL/DANCE The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department will hold a senior social and dance from 9-11 a.m. each…

Dreams don’t die with fire

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Brian and Chastity McRee will never forget the day a fire turned their dreams into nothing but a pile of ashes. The couple received a call, shortly after midnight, on March 9, 2009. The neighbor asked the couple whether they owned Brookwood Cafй & Catering in Maiden. When the couple…

Old gas station becomes all-natural store

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Shelli Noca fell in love with an old 1963 gas station in Denver every time passed it on N.C. 16. She decided to leave her corporate job and open Freshly, a store specializing in economically friendly and all-natural products. The products have not been tested on animals and are made…

4-H members win awards at fair

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NJROTC receives donation

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