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Following the family tradition

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Joe Reinhardt. 65, grew up around potters, but he never really thought he would become one himself. “I laid brick for 33 years, had a heart attack, and that’s the reason I got into pottery,” he said. His uncles, cousins, grandpa and great-grandpa all created pottery, and Reinhardt had an…

West Lincoln High School starts clothing closet

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A high school probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind when one thinks about shopping for clothes. But that’s exactly what students can do at West Lincoln High School’s clothing closet, and it’s all free. The idea was initially mentioned by West Lincoln teacher Jeremy Peeler at the…

Crouse UMC seeking memorabilia

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Crouse United Methodist Church will celebrate its 100th birthday in September, and members hope to commemorate the event with a booklet compiling a century of memories. “We have a lot of members in our church who know nothing about the history, and we feel like this will be really helpful…

Celebrating retirement

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ShoreLine — Around Town

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SAT tests College entrance SAT exams will be held 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the two story building on the East Lincoln High School campus. For more information, call (704) 736-1860. Board meeting Lincoln County Charter School board members meet for a public board meeting 6 p.m. Jan. 28 at East…

ELAC head focuses on N.C. 16

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Denver machine shop owner, Bud Tschudin, is the new chairman of the East Lincoln Area Council. From strengthening ties between business groups to better managing growth, the 61-year-old New York state native said he is planning several accomplishments during his tenure at the eastern arm of the Lincolnton-Lincoln Chamber of…

Around Town 1/23/2008

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BOARD MEETING The Lincoln Charter School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the East Campus. For more information, contact Robin Harwood at (704) 483-6611. OPEN HOUSE Lincolnton High School will hold an open house at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the new gymnasium. Following a brief meeting, parents will…

Menagerie pays visit to church

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Tonight at Denver Baptist Church, people might be saying, “It’s a jungle in there.” Dan Breeding of Creatures of Creation, a ministry that uses animals to discuss creation and other elements of the Bible, will bring his menagerie to the church for a 6:30 p.m. program. According to Jeff Cornette,…

Campground offers variety to vacationers

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The rising cost of gasoline prices makes traveling long distances difficult for many vacationers. Cross Country Campground in Denver provides campers a place to get away from the stress of everyday life without having to break the bank. “The campground is located in a wooded area but we are just…

Ronald McDonald visits St. James

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Students at St. James Elementary in Denver look forward to a visit from Ronald McDonald at 1:30 p.m. Friday. The fast food mascot will perform in his own interactive program called “A Friendship Adventure with Ronald McDonald.” The program will teach children important features of friendship and cooperation. He also…