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Although doctors are retiring, Hickory clinic will still provide care

By FLORA OVERSTREET,

Welcome to “The Little Town with a Big Heart” 

Inspiration for the week: Twinkies and Root Beer  – author unknown

A little boy wanted to meet God. He knew it was a long trip to where God lived, so he packed his suitcase with Twinkies and a six-pack of root beer and he started his journey.


Getting the Message: Psalm 76

By CHRIS SHELTON,

This psalm is a celebration of God choosing Zion as his dwelling place and defending it from its enemies. Zion is a word used for the people of the Lord. Israel represented the people of the Lord in the Old Testament. The psalm was probably written as a song of praise following an important victory for Israel over an invading enemy.







First ever Union Day a success, and Phillips returns to work

By VIRGINIA WELCH,

Based on information from local business people, the turn out for the first annual Union Day was quite good.

My friend and fellow Writers Guild member, Pam Hillman, had a booth there. I planned to take my copy of her book, “Road to Magnolia Glen,” to have her sign it, but I didn’t dare brave the heat. I hope it was successful





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