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Archive for November, 2009

Lowe’s offers Veterans Day discounts to military

Monday, November 9th, 2009

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MOORESVILLE — Lowe’s home improvement stores are offering a special 10 percent discount to military personnel and retirees over the Veterans Day holiday.

A statement from the Mooresville, N.C., firm says the company is offering the discount on in-store and special order purchases up to a maximum of $5,000. The offer starts Sunday and lasts the week.

Veterans Day is Wednesday.

The company says only people from the active duty ranks, reservists, honorably discharged and retired military men and women with valid identification or proof of service are eligible.

The company says it has 1,675 stores in the United States and Canada and employs more than 12,000 military veterans.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Lowe’s home improvement stores are offering a special 10 percent discount to military personnel and retirees over the Veterans Day holiday.

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MyReporter.com – How bicycle friendly is Wilmington?

Monday, November 9th, 2009

This is another one of those questions that is left up to the beholder.

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Hampstead Garden Club helps others through community service, scholarships

Monday, November 9th, 2009

By Amanda HutchesonStarNews Correspondent

At meetings of one local garden club, topics of conversation often center on elementary schoolchildren and nursing home residents.

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Oak Island restaurant adds hushpuppies with a twist to the menu

Monday, November 9th, 2009

By Brenda C. BirmelinStarNews Correspondent

Folks may be able to buy Krispy Kreme doughnuts in New York City, but they will have to come to Oak Island to get Red Neck doughnuts. They are a specialty at the Bar-B-Que House on East Oak Island Drive.

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Family research leads to book about White House usher

Monday, November 9th, 2009

By Carolyn BowersStarNews Correspondent

Fifteen years ago, when Southport resident Kathie Wycoff began researching her genealogy, she never would have guessed that her family’s story would one day become a book. But then she never could have known that her great-great grandfather would turn out to be the brilliant and colorful Martin Renehan, White House usher for five U.S.

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