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DAR logs 1,103 hours in service

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 3:45 pm

Members of the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution recorded an impressive 1,103 hours of service in Lincoln County during 2014 as they participated in the NSDAR President General Lynn Forney Young’s “Celebrate America!” project, which got its start at the beginning of her term in 2013. “NSDAR is often looked upon as purely a lineal society, and its service organization

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  • Brittons lose 120 pounds in six months

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 3:44 pm

    Carol Tunstill, (left) of the Weight Control Center here in Fayetteville, is pictured with Vanntown’s Tim and Pam Britton, who lost 120 pounds in six months and cut all diabetic and blood pressure medication from their lives through the center’s coaching plan.

    Tim and Pam Britton lost 120 pounds in six months and cut all diabetic and blood pressure medication out of their lives through the Weight Control Center’s Coaching Plan. “Their commitment to the coaching plan worked like a miracle for the happy couple from Vanntown,” said Carol Tunstill of the Weight Control Center. “For years I had a problem with my eating habits,” said Tim. “My wake-up call came when

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  • 90th birthday

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 6:44 am

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    Surrounded by her family, Fayetteville’s Polly Anderson celebrates her 90th birthday with friends and family members during a reception Saturday afternoon, Jan. 24, at the First Baptist Church. Pictured with her (from left) is her daughter, Pat Flowers of Birmingham, Ala., husband, Aubrey, and sons Mike Anderson of Atlanta, Ga., and Bob Anderson of Brentwood. Last Nov. 23, the couple also celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary. ~ –Staff photo by

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  • UMC’s Brenda Smith speaks to DAR Chapter

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 3:44 pm

    Brenda Smith (left) accepts a gift from the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, presented by Addie Hodges, regent. Smith was the guest speaker for the chapter’s January meeting.

    Brenda Smith, children’s director of the First Methodist Church of Fayetteville, was as a special guest at the January meeting of the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter, NSDAR. She presented a program about Fanny Crosby, an amazing woman from 20th century America. Blind from the age of six weeks, Crosby wrote cantatas, poetry, books, popular songs, and more than 8,000 hymns. She also taught for a time at the New York

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  • Leadership visits

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 3:43 pm

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    Lincoln Leadership’s adult and youth classes toured the Lincoln County Health System as part of Social Services Day. They began their day at the Patrick Rehab and Wellness facility, then went on to Lincoln Medical Center where they were treated to a talk by the Lincoln Medical Center EMS and then a tour of the hospital.

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  • Relay for Life kickoff slated

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    The kickoff meeting for the 2015 Relay For Life of Lincoln County will be held Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Parks City branch of First National Bank.’ Current team members and team captains are encouraged to attend, as well as anyone who would like to participate in this year’s festivities. Please keep in mind that no job is too big or too small and every ounce of

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  • Ladies Society sets wine, rum tasting

    Posted on January 22, 2015 at 4:58 pm

    Southern Tennessee Ladies’ Society will hold its Fifth Annual Wine & Rum Tasting and Silent Auction on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 7 until 9 p.m. Sample wines from world-wide vineyards will be brought to guests by Stones River Total Beverages of Murfreesboro. New this year is an opportunity to sample award-winning rums and liquors from Prichard’s Distillery, Inc. of Kelso. Hors d-oeuvres will complement the spirits at this self-directed tasting

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