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Monday Apr 14 | Lincoln Times-News

Fighting The Good Fight

Following more than a year of struggle, including a frequently depleted food pantry, Christian Ministry of Lincoln County is finally seeing improvements in its food supply and daily operations, experiencing one blessing after the next and feeding more residents than nonprofit officials ever thought possible.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, NC, Lincolnton, NC, Hildebran, NC

Monday Apr 14 | News Observer

Saunders: Honesty is the best pizza

Want an example? When Hugh Johnson of Raleigh got to the downtown bank several days ago and realized he'd lost the $100 bill and a check he was aiming to deposit, he fatalistically "figured it was gone forever" and went on about his business, even wishing good fortune to whoever had found it.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Wake Forest, NC, Glen Alpine, NC

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Online voting for NC Great Places begins

North Carolina residents have spoken and pitched their favorite Main Streets and Public Places to the North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Morganton, NC, Watauga County, NC, Mooresville, NC

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WSOCTV

Town clerk in Burke Co. accused of embezzling

A town clerk in Burke County is accused of ringing up thousands of dollars of items on the Connelly Springs town credit cards for her own personal use.

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Related Topix: Connelly Springs, NC

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Maiden Police: Morganton sex offender accessed Catawba Co. school property three times

Maiden Police have arrested a Burke County sex offender accused of accessing a school property on three separate occasions throughout March and April.

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Related Topix: Maiden, NC, Morganton, NC, Catawba County, NC

Thu Apr 03, 2014

DreadCentrol.com

Exclusive: Matty Beckerman Talks Alien Abduction and The Brown Mountain Lights Phenomenon

Matty Beckerman's unsettling extraterrestrial thriller, Alien Abduction , will be landing on VOD and in limited theatrical release via IFC Midnight on April 4th and we had a chance to catch up with the director and discuss all things extraterrestrial.

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Related Topix: UFO and Alien

Lenoir News-Topic

Hudson man convicted of rape

A man who already was on probation from a 2004 conviction for molesting his 9-year-old daughter was convicted Wednesday on charges that he raped his son's 15-year-old ex-girlfriend in 2009.

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Related Topix: Hudson, NC, Drugs, Morganton, NC

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Morganton to host premiere of sci-fi movie on Brown Mountain Lights

Coming soon to a theater near you: North Carolina's mysterious Brown Mountain Lights.

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Related Topix: Morganton, NC, Theater, Arts, UFO and Alien, Blowing Rock, NC

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Lenoir News-Topic

Rhodhiss residents upset with rate hikes

At a public hearing Tuesday on a proposal to apply for a Community Development Block Grant to help pay for $3.1 million in needed repairs to water and sewer services, Logan and a handful of other residents looked with despair at the town board members.

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Related Topix: Rhodhiss, NC, Granite Falls, NC, Icard, NC, Caldwell County, NC

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