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Around Town 3/12/2007

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COALITION OF CHURCHES The Coalition of Churches will meet 7 p.m. today at the Oaklawn Center. The program will be a discussion of Holy Week services and the 2007 yearly calendar. The public is invited to attend. DEMOCRATIC PARTY MEETING The Lincoln County Democratic Party will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday…

YMCA lifeguard’s inspirational weight loss stemmed from a desire for health, not vanity

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In 1996, when she weighed over 400 pounds, Sherry Reinhardt never dreamed she would be a lifeguard. Now, eleven years and over 280 pounds later (and lighter), Reinhardt is a lifeguard at the YMCA. But more importantly, she’s healthy. Reinhardt, who is currently the assistant director at A Place to…

Her own home search leads to excellent opportunity of helping others find a home

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Habitat for Humanity is an organization its sole purpose to help families in need have houses of their own. Ironically, Habitat’s new Family Services Coordinator came to Lincolnton — and to her new job — because she found a house she wanted for her own. Ren Johnson, a California native,…

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…

Tourists visit historic Lincoln

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A steady stream of tour groups regularly visit Lincoln County to soak in its historic sites. “We have a lot of varied history, a lot of history the locals take for granted,” said Bill Beam, president of the Lincoln County Historical Association. Beam says tour groups come through Lincoln County…

Lincoln woman tackles law school, legislature

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There’s no debate that Lincolnton-native Carrie McLean grew up to become one of the first female attorneys in the state of North Carolina. Some say, however, that McLean has the honor of being the very first. “Saying ‘the first,’ I’m not sure,” said Darrell Harkey, Lincoln County Historical coordinator. “She…

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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