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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 8/17/2007

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HOMECOMING Coral Park Baptist Church, Maiden Hwy. will hold homecoming Sunday with the Heritage Quartet singing at 10:30 a.m. followed by worship service and lunch. SERVICE OF BLESSING Trinity Lutheran Church, Vale, will offer a Back to School Service of Blessing Sunday at 10 a.m. The service will offer scripture…

Prayer Vigil

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Apple Queen dream comes true

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The 2007 Lincoln County Apple Queen has attended the pageant regularly since she was 5 years old. She always dreamed she’d enter it, but never thought she would actually win. “It was really hard to believe I was actually up there,” said Rachel Cochran, 19. “I thought, ‘This is unreal.…

Summer spent sweating in the sun for music

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Rachel Dudley has spent the past three summers working hard, sleeping on gym floors and playing her heart out on the baritone horn in the Memphis Sound, a drum and bugle corps. “It’s kind of like being a rock star performing in a different city every night,” Dudley said. “It’s…

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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