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Higgins plans spring workshop

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 7:51 am

Higgins Funeral Home cordially invites the public to the upcoming “Spring Workshop” which will be held on April 23 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Washington Street Church of Christ, located at 209 Washington Street East, Fayetteville. This event will provide attendees with unique information from the following guest speakers before lunch is served: Attorney John Richardson, legal Issues involving estate planning, last will and testament and power

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  • Relay for Life set for May 2

    Posted on April 18, 2014 at 6:52 am

    Relay for Life

    Mark your calendar for the 2014 Relay for Life. The event will be held on Friday, May 2, on the Fayetteville square with the Survivor Banquet beginning at 6 p.m. and the opening ceremonies starting at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is “Rock and Relay Around the Clock”. Everyone is invited to join the group for good food, fun and great fellowship. The event will honor those who have battled

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  • Luminarias available for Relay event

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 1:51 pm


    Honor your loved ones at the 2014 Relay for Life by purchasing luminarias in their honor or memory. For a minimum donation of $10, your loved one will be remembered with a luminaria bag placed around the Relay for Life walking track for a special ceremony on May 2. To purchase a luminaria, please visit any of these participating Relay team location: Fayetteville Public Utilities, First Bank, Bank of Lincoln

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  • Auxiliary members honored for service

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 10:42 am

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    Barbara Newman and Jean Arnold were honored recently by fellow Auxiliary members for their many years of service. Ms. Newman served as the gift shop chairperson, and Ms. Arnold as president and co-chairperson of the Auxiliary. “They have both offered many years of dedicated service to the Auxiliary and we will forever be grateful to them,” said Agnes Barnes, Auxiliary president. Arnold and Newman have been members of the Auxiliary

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  • Ham, Tucker talk to DAR on area’s history

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 8:45 am

    Addie Hodges, regent of the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, presents Mabel Tucker with a thank-you gift following her recent talk. Eugene Ham was also a recent speaker for the group.

    The Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution has been privileged to have two local historians speak at recent meetings. In January, Eugene Ham discussed participation by the French in the American Revolution. He also related the role of Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, a French noble who served in the Continental Army under General George Washington and who provided monetary aid to

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  • E911 Officers Recognized

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:44 pm

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    Local E911 Communication Officers are recognized during National Communications Week, officially proclaimed the second week of April each year and dedicated to honor the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. The official name of the week when originally introduced in Congress in 1991 was “National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week”. Communications Officers pictured here are (seated, from left) Terri Harper, Candy Fitch-Webb, Beverly Crabtree, (standing) Amber Mitchell, Mary

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  • WCC fundraiser a great success for Humane Society

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    A record number of supporters turned out for the Fourth Annual Wine, Chocolate & Cheese fund-raiser held at the Lincoln County Museum re-cently. Blue Velvet entertained guests as they mingled, enjoyed the fare and the silent auction. ~ Photo by Cindy Kite

    The Fourth Annual Wine, Chocolate & Cheese fund-raiser was held at the Lincoln County Museum in late February, which turned out a record number of supporters for the shelter. “We had a wonderful group of people who enjoyed the food, wine and especially the entertainment, said Sharon Dunkin, president of the Humane Society. The Blue Velvet Group highlighted the evening with the great sounds of jazz and instrumental music, with

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