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  • 00:30

    Carol Stratton,Lake Surrender

    in Books

    In my first novel, Lake Surrender, I use my love of Michigan lakes to tell a story of a woman struggling with abrupt change and difficult circumstances to see a greater hand at work.

    With slices of humor, I write of hardships many face as a single mom, a parent of a disabled child, a displaced employee, a lonely widow and a once homeless young man.

    My characters, flawed, live through unnerving stress, like a barefoot water-skier hanging on to the boat connected with one strand of yarn to life. While hanging onto the boat for dear life they find the unwavering patience of God in the most unusual places.

    Using my degree in Recreational Therapy I have worked with autistic children, In this novel I wanted a story that would lift their value in the world while at the same time highlight the difficulty raising such a special child.

    My first book, Changing Zip Codes: Finding Community Wherever You're Transplanted is a devotional for movers, anecdotes pulled from 22 moves. I have a passion to help families move reminding them they will have a life and community at the other end.


    A foot loose and fancy-free freelancer for fourteen years I've now settled down to a regular gig as a reporter for the Mooresville Weekly in Davidson, North Carolina.

    Words define me....I love to speak to women's groups such as MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) and at national writers' conferences.

    Family defines me more. I have a great husband, four grown children and five grandchildren. As far as hobbies I love music and favor bluegrass. If prodded, I will produce a mandolin.

    My secret dream was to become a lounge singer. But realizing that dream is a little late to happen, I've found great contentment writing stories to encourage and inspire women. So actually I've chosen the better path.

  • 01:00

    Tough Talk Christian Radio

    in Christianity

    Tough Talk with Tony Gambone with his guest Larry Stockstill & Sandra Lee Hartsell:


    Larry Stockstill - As a missionary in Africa for two years and a senior pastor for twenty-eight years, Larry Stockstill’s ministry has been global and local. His ministry now involves winning men to Christ (Model Man), planting local churches (Surge) and strengthening character in leaders (Remnant). With six children all in ministry, he and his wife Melanie minister together worldwide strengthening the marriages and families of today’s Christian leaders.


    Sandra Lee Hartsell - I love to write prose. My first book has been called, "A Crime of Passion" and others have called it, "Illustrations of Inspiration". I love word illustrations. People that have read my writing relate their lives to it. I have wrote down everyday experiences. The title is called, "A Call to the Christians." I have 3 more prose books out. One is titled, "A Call to the Christians 2", "Latch Key Kids", and "Emotional Hearts." The last three books that I have done are children's books. They are "Adam Petty's Heartbeat". This book is based on the Victory Junction Camp in Asheboro, NC. Adam Petty had a passion for children. You can see the passion he had for children, as you read through this book that is about the camp. "Let's Go Feed the Animals" is based on the Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville, NC. Children love the photos that are in the book. "Once A Year" is about a yearly traditional that the Moravian church at Old Salem has continued since 1929.

  • 00:43

    URBAN EDUCATION AT IT'S BEST HOUSTON ISD SUPERINTENDENT DR.TERRY GRIER

    in Education

    URBAN EDUCATION AT IT'S BEST


    HOUSTON ISD SUPERINTENDENT DR.TERRY GRIER 


    Current  National Urban Superintendent of the Year


    Dr. Grier will give us a look at the terrific things happening in Houston under his leadership...and a big thank you to Dr Mark Edwards of Mooresville Graded  (NC) for the introduction


     


    Presented by TRIUMPH LEARNING


    www.triumphlearning.com  @triumphlearning

  • 01:08

    Beyond the Standard—Healthy Church?

    in Christianity

    In the January issue of Christian Standard, more than a dozen church leaders give their prescription for making your church healthy. In this special episode, we talk with three of them.



    Nate Bush, lead pastor with New City Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico, wrote, A Healthy Church Helps Make a Healthy Community.
    Jeff Faull, minister with Mount Gilead Church in Mooresville, Indiana, wrote, A Healthy Church Is Doctrinally Strong.
    Joe Putting, senior pastor with Tomoka Christian Church, Ormond Beach, Florida, wrote, A Healthy Church Is a Giving Church.


    Read their pieces in Christian Standard (here’s how to download it today: http://christianstandard.com/subscribe/digital-subscriptions/). Then plan to join our conversation. Each of these fellows has more to say than print space allowed. And we’ll talk with all of them about more than their assigned topic!


    We’re looking forward to a rich discussion about earmarks of a healthy church.

  • 00:42

    SUPT MARK EDWARDS NEW BOOK: : ED LEADERS : THANK YOU FOR YOUR LEADERSHIP !

    in Education

    ED LEADERS : THANK YOU FOR YOUR LEADERSHIP !


    Superintendent Mark Edwards of Mooresville Graded in North Carolina just wrote the book "Thank You for Your Leadership".. Superintendents make a real difference as we move to a digital world. Mark's insights here..then you can go buy the book!


    @mgsd_mark 


    Presented by FOLLETT SCHOOL SOLUTIONS


    www.follett.com  @follettlearnig  www.projectconnect.com 

  • 00:53

    Oct 1 ~ Charlotte View: Moving Mountains the Movie "Deep Mining & Water Wells"

    in Environment

    Join Charlotte View for an exclusive, interview with scriptwritter and crew members of critically acclaimed, award-winning movie "Moving Mountains," based on the true story of Patricia Bragg, who grew up in Mooresville, NC. The movie tells the story of Trish Bragg of Pie, WV in Mingo County, as she and her friends struggled for safe drinking water after a deep mine destroyed their wells. A story of faith, hope and perseverance that will stay with you long after the movie ends. Based on the book, "Moving Mountains," written by Penny Loeb. This film-festival favorite is being shown at AmStar 14 in Mooresville, NC on October 6th 2014


    In 1994, Trish Bragg was a coal miner's wife, struggling to get by. Then a vast deep mine destroyed her neighbors' water wells. Guided by her strong faith, she and her friends stood up to a billion-dollar coal company and government bureaucracy. This movie is the struggle of a people, desperately battling to keep  their way of life , their lands, and their families and homes intact. A group of citizens battle to change a mind set that has remained in Appalachia for many years. “One simply does not fight the coal mining company". These companies are powerful entities with finances, machinery, and backing of our government; but fight back we did! In the end, they made history. 


    During this interview, Penny Loeb, T Paige Dalporto, Paul C Brown, Austin Jetton and Patricia Bragg will talk about their journey of discovery, lucky breaks, frustrating obstacles, collaboration, fear of failure, etc


    Contact: cfdodge@msn.com (Penny Loeb)  trishbragg@frontier.com (Patricia Bragg)

  • 01:02

    NCPreps Radio Week 8

    in Football

    The NCPreps staff will discuss the Week 8 Baker's Dozen polls along with some of the top individual performances around the state. Also the staff will talk about top match ups in the state. 


    Our special guest will be Head Coach Hal Capps of Mooresville HS. He is the 2014 NC Shrine Bowl Head Coach and we will be discussing Blue Devil Football as well as the newly released NC Shrine Bowl team.


    Staff Pick-um returns with bigtime decisions for 5 key matchups.

  • 00:59

    Attorney April Kuhn, Hubbard Kuhn Law PLLC

    in Business

    Hubbard Kuhn Law supports your Small Business or Non-Profit Organization with effective counsel and supporting legal documents. When you decide to start your business you may be considering several questions, like how do I incorporate? What happens if I create a partnership and my partner leaves?  A dedicated Business Lawyer will take the time to educate you about the sort of business entities you can choose and the risks associated with each. For example, if you are a licensed professional such as an accountant or therapist, then a professional limited liability company may be a better option for you than a traditional partnership. Hubbard Kuhn Law will review the types of contracts and policies you may need to limit risks and stay compliant with NC laws. We believe an informed client is much more likely to run a successful business and as such Hubbard Kuhn Law will work to protect and empower you.


    If you are a small business owner and need assistance with employment policy review or HR compliance we, help you achieve your goals efficiently. If you are facing lawsuits or need to pursue legal action we will provide you with sound advice and ardent advocacy. Effective pre-litigation work will save you time and potentially large amounts of money. In the event you need representation for litigation we help you strategize to get the best outcome for you and your business. Hubbard Kuhn Law works to make a very difficult process manageable for you so that you can focus on running your business.


    517 Alcove Road, Suite 202 * Mooresville, NC 28117 * (704) 682-5222 *  www.hubbardkuhnlaw.com

  • 01:01

    Attorney April Kuhn, Hubbard Kuhn Law PLLC

    in Business

    Hubbard Kuhn Law supports your Small Business or Non-Profit Organization with effective counsel and supporting legal documents. When you decide to start your business you may be considering several questions, like how do I incorporate? What happens if I create a partnership and my partner leaves?  A dedicated Business Lawyer will take the time to educate you about the sort of business entities you can choose and the risks associated with each. For example, if you are a licensed professional such as an accountant or therapist, then a professional limited liability company may be a better option for you than a traditional partnership. Hubbard Kuhn Law will review the types of contracts and policies you may need to limit risks and stay compliant with NC laws. We believe an informed client is much more likely to run a successful business and as such Hubbard Kuhn Law will work to protect and empower you.


    If you are a small business owner and need assistance with employment policy review or HR compliance we, help you achieve your goals efficiently. If you are facing lawsuits or need to pursue legal action we will provide you with sound advice and ardent advocacy. Effective pre-litigation work will save you time and potentially large amounts of money. In the event you need representation for litigation we help you strategize to get the best outcome for you and your business. Hubbard Kuhn Law works to make a very difficult process manageable for you so that you can focus on running your business.


                       517 Alcove Road, Suite 202 * Mooresville, NC 28117


                            (704) 682-5222  *  www.hubbardkuhnlaw.com

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  • 01:04

    Beyond the Standard—Satisfaction for Sale

    in Christianity

    Satisfaction for Sale . . .


    Consumer Christians in a World of Want


    Three Christian leaders talk about what consumerism is doing to our culture and our churches and our souls. Each of them wrote in the January issue of Christian Standard. (See christianstandard.com.) We'll ask them to expand on what they told us there and answer your questions about how a new view of spending and accumulating can free us for a better life and a stronger relationship with God.


    Ryan Connor, lead pastor with Amity (Oregon) Christian Church, looks at the anxiety that can dog us when we worry too much about money.


    Janet McMahon, community life director with Restore Community Church in Kansas City, Missouri, shares her experience after committing for a year not to buy anything for herself.


    Jay Link, president of Stewardship Ministries in Mooresville, Indiana, talks about why it's important and how it's possible to live on less.

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