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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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COVID-19 Update
The COVID-19 pandemic continues--but there are signs that some progress may be being made in slowing the spread of the disease.

Monday, August 10, 2020
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Suspect Charged In Robberies In Hickory & Taylorsville
A Claremont man is alleged to have robbed two convenience groceries on Friday (Aug. 7th).  After the second robbery, Catawba County officers spotted his vehicle and he was arrested.

Monday, August 10, 2020
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Police Seeking Two More Suspects In Shootings
Hickory Police have arrested two men in connection with shooting incidents on July 29th and August 3rd and are seeking two other suspects in connection with the shootings.

Monday, August 10, 2020
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City Announces Payment Plan For Past-Due Utility Bills
The moratorium on cutoffs related to past due utility bills expired at the end of July.  The past due utility bills owed to the City of Lincolnton and related late fees (which have been waived) has left the City with a budget shortfall of over a half million dollars.  To avoid shutoffs, those who haven't paid need to set up a payment plan.

Monday, August 10, 2020
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CC Deputy Commended For Assisting In Boater Rescue
Catawba County Sheriff Don Brown commended Deputy Scott Sawyer for his actions involved in the rescuing of a distressed boater on lake Norman.

Sunday, August 9, 2020
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State News
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Earthquake Near Sparta
The biggest earthquake to hit North Carolina in nearly a hundred years was reported early Sunday morning (Aug. 9th).

Sunday, August 9, 2020
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The Farmer Postage Stamp Mural
Another beautiful piece of history has been added to the Appalachian Mural Trail, a Postage Stamp Mural at the Shelton House Museum in Waynesville. Entitled “The Farmer,” this mural captures a pastoral scene of a life style long gone, yet never forgotten.

Sunday, August 9, 2020
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Aquariums Offer Virtual & Outdoor Programs
Four months ago, the North Carolina Aquariums closed their doors to the public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. While the aquariums remain closed, they are offering virtual opportunities for the public to connect with nature and learning, while staying engaged with animals and staff.

Saturday, August 8, 2020
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Help Us Help You!
United Way of North Carolina recently launched a statewide survey to assess how COVID-19 has impacted community members across the state.

Friday, August 7, 2020
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Onions Recalled In 50 States, Possible Salmonella Risk
Thomson International Inc. Conducts Voluntary Recall of Red, Yellow, White, and Sweet Yellow Onions Because of Possible Salmonella Risk. Onions were distributed to wholesalers, restaurants, and retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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Religion
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Exodus Homes Unveils New Mural Celebrating "Strength In Diversity"
Exodus Homes, a faith based United Way agency in Hickory that provides supportive housing for homeless recovering people returning to the community from treatment centers and prison has impacted our community significantly beyond the lives of their residents since their founding in 1998. 

Monday, August 10, 2020
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Amos 5:24
But let justice roll on like a river...

Monday, August 10, 2020
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Thank God For The YMCA
I am so tired of the COVID 19 pandemic and its restrictions! In the Exodus ministry where I serve in Hickory I am known as “the COVID 19 police” because I am the primary enforcer of all the new rules.

Sunday, August 9, 2020
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What Is On Your Menu?
A few weeks ago my wife and I decided to do something different with our diet. Instead of being driven by compulsion or the ease of fast food, we wanted to eat and feel healthier.

Saturday, August 8, 2020
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Thoughts On Bishop Lowery
Bishop Franklin Lowery passed away last Sunday evening (August 2nd) after suffering a stroke.  This week, Dr. Spence remembers his friend and fellow pastor. 
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Friday, August 7, 2020
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Opinion
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Landen's Story Lives On
Landen was a little boy in our community that battled a rare disorder- DNA Ligase IV Deficiency. This disorder resulted in small stature (Primordial Dwarfism) and immune deficiency which led to Landen needing a bone marrow transplant in 2017. Landen passed away September 13th of last year.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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Limited Time
She sat on her porch and pondered... Her mind was racing... So many questions... So many answers... But which answer was correct… Now that was the dilemma...

Sunday, August 2, 2020
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525,600 Minutes
525,600 minutes is a lot of minutes, right?  How about 52 weeks?  12 months?  Or, 1 year?  All of them are the same length of time.  But, in looking at the number – 525,600 – it sure seems like a lot more than the others.

Friday, July 24, 2020
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Wear a Mask, Save a Life!
On Saturday, North Carolina reported 2,481 new cases of COVID-19, a new single day record, plus 23 more deaths. South Carolina reported 1,481 new cases and 39 more deaths.  Georgia reported 4,689 new cases and 36 more deaths.  Florida reported 10,328 new cases and 90 more deaths. It's time to do your patriotic duty and mask up! 

Saturday, July 18, 2020
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Treating People With Kindness
I appeal to your common sense, your intelligence, and your gut that tells you in that small, still voice that treating people with kindness is the right thing to do.

Friday, July 17, 2020
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Sports
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Community Clean Up Day At Von Ray Harris Stadium Aug. 22
Organizers are asking the community to come out and help with brush and trash cleanup, painting, landscaping and general maintenance to the stadium.

Monday, August 10, 2020
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Renewed Restrictions Scrap "Amazing Race"
Gov. Roy Cooper’s renewed restrictions this week have thrown a spanner into Christian Ministry’s works. According to executive director Mitzi Williams, the local charitable organization has been forced to reschedule its annual fundraiser, the “Amazing Race Against Hunger,” to the spring.

Friday, August 7, 2020
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Broad River Greenway 10 Mile & 5K Trail Run
The Broad River Greenway is moving forward with the trail run scheduled for September 19, 2020.  We are doing everything we can to provide for a safe and social distanced event.

Thursday, August 6, 2020
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Hickory Crawdads History With Library
Hickory Public Library will post a video on Facebook that shares historical details about the Hickory Crawdads on Thursday, August 6 at 2 p.m. 

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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Community Pentecostal's Car Show A Big Hit
The sixth annual event raised $3,200 for the Stanley church’s Christmas efforts and they hope the tradition of holding the car show lasts for a long time to come.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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Extras
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Today in History in 1776 word of the United States Declaration of Independence reached England; in 1874  future 31st U.S. President Herbert Hoover was born in West Branch, Iowa; and in 1948 ABC entered network TV in New York with the debut of Candid Camera.

Monday, August 10, 2020
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Today In History - August 9
Today in History in 1803 Robert Fulton tested his steam paddle-boat on the River Seine in France; in 1945 the U.S. dropped the second atomic bomb on Japan destroying part of Nagasaki; and in 1974 Richard Nixon resigned the U.S. presidency and V.P. Gerald Ford swears oath of office to become the 38th U.S. President.

Sunday, August 9, 2020
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Today In History - August 8
Today in History in 1786 the U.S. Congress adopts silver dollar and decimal system of money; and in 1974 U.S. President Richard Nixon announced he will resign his office on August 9 at 12 p.m.

Saturday, August 8, 2020
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Today In History - August 7
Today in History in 1938 Leo Durocher, hits 2,000th Dodger home run; in 1956 Boston Red Sox fined Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans; in 2007 Barry Bonds breaks Hank Aaron’s home run record; and in 2010 Jerry Rice was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Friday, August 7, 2020
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Today In History - August 6
Today in History in 1911 comedienne and actress Lucille Ball was born in Jamestown, New York; in 1928 pop artist and film producer Andy Warhol was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania; and in 1945 the Atomic Bomb was dropped on Hiroshima by “Enola Gay” the US B-29 Superfortress.

Thursday, August 6, 2020
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Community
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Familiar Face In A New Place
Kellie Hardin has joined United Way of Lincoln County as Community Impact and Communications Coordinator.

Monday, August 10, 2020
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Blue Cross NC Makes $1 Million Investment To Fight Hunger
Blue Cross NC, recognizing the increased need because of the COVID-19 pandemic, has made a million dollar investment to help fight hunger in North Carolina.

Monday, August 10, 2020
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Briarhoppers Inducted Into N.C. Music Hall Of Fame
“It’s Briarhopper time!” Older readers may well recall those words on Charlotte radio station WBT. And recently, the Briarhoppers, formed in 1934, reached another milestone. They were inducted into the class of 2020 of the Kannapolis-based North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.

Sunday, August 9, 2020
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Lynn Nichols Wins 2020 Award Of Excellence
Lynn Nichols recently earned the 2020 Award of Excellence from the Gastonia chapter of Altrusa. Altrusa is an international nonprofit group, dedicated to community service, and since 2016, Nichols has been the college’s associate dean of health and human services.

Sunday, August 9, 2020
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Catawba County Road Closed For Emergency Maintenance
N.C. Department of Transportation maintenance crews have shut down a section of N.C. 10 in Catawba County to perform emergency roadwork.

Friday, August 7, 2020
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