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Seminar helps participants heal

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Many people who go through a divorce aren’t prepared to handle the pain that comes with it. “Some people don’t even realize what’s going on with them,” said Melinda Houser, a family and consumer sciences extension agent. DivorceCare, an eight-week support group put on by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension,…

50th anniversary

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First of its kind

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Poster contestants

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Around Town 3/9/2007

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NARFE MEETING The Lincoln County Chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ryan’s Steakhouse. Program by Charles and Libby Mize. NAACP The Lincoln County branch of the NAACP will hold its Mother of the Year program in May. The winner will represent…

Grand opening

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Grand openings

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(Top picture) Chamber of Commerce chairman Jack Funk prepares to cut the ribbon at the grand opening ceremony of the Hottest Dog, located at 169 Cross Center Drive in the Harris Teeter shopping center at the intersection of N.C. 73/16, Denver. To Funk’s left are restaurant owners Michele and Brian…

Host families sought

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Local families are needed to host Japanese exchange students, ages 12-18, for four weeks this summer as part of a two-way exchange program sponsored by 4-H. The Japanese teenagers will stay with their American host families from July 23 to Aug. 19. The program is open to families with children…

Sewing class planned for children and parents

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The art of sewing is not lost with 4-H. Recently, the 4-H Sew N Sews Club learned how easy it can be to stitch up a pillow with special guest instructor Kim Deneault. Kim, designer of the Raggedy Reverse Applique, has been featured on PBS Creative Living, Fiskars TV, www.QNNtv.com…

Secret for harmonious work and home life is synergy

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Don’t talk to SLD Unlimited Marketing/PR owner, operator and president Sherrй DeMao about balance in life and career. The 22-year marketing veteran doesn’t believe in that concept. For her, it’s all about synergy. DeMao is trying to change minds, one seminar at a time. Called “Me, Myself and Inc.,” the…