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Longtime YMCA employee named new Lincoln director

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Jenny Sigmon just wants to make an impact on her little corner of the world. As the new director of operations at the Lincoln County Family YMCA, Sigmon is touching lives everyday. She’s certainly making an impact and it’s not a small one. “This is not work to me, it’s…

Around Town – Church Briefs

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MOVIE NIGHT The Christian Singles Fellowship at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lincolnton will host a movie night 7 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall. The film “Another Perfect Stranger” will be featured. CHURCH MEETING The Coalition of Churches will meet 7 p.m. Monday, June 9 at the Oaklawn Center. The…

Around Town 6/6/2008

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ANTIQUE CAR EVENT The Freedom Road Rally touring group can be viewed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the C. Grier Beam Truck Museum, 111 N. Mountain St., Cherryville. This annual antique car touring event will start and end in Charlotte and will cover roughly 1,200 miles. Participants…

IT’S A PARTY!

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No two-bit shave and a haircut

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Businesses also hurt in wreck

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A head-on wreck that sent a local man and his two children to the hospital with serious injuries last week is taking a toll on the livelihoods of two Denver families. At the site of the morning rush hour accident, N.C. 16 near Forest Field Road, a shop called Candle…

Fire coverage plan told to residents

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Nearly 30 Sherrills Ford and Denver residents gathered Tuesday to hear details of a plan for Denver Fire Department to stop covering Catawba County next month after 50 years of service because of a funding dispute with that county. Many residents in affected areas asked questions and expressed frustration about…

QUESTION of the WEEK

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When the new N.C. 16 is completed, do you think it will help or hurt east Lincoln County? Joe Colicchio, Denver: “I think it’s going to help the businesses along the business route and I think it will help the people who live north of here to bypass all that…

Hog Happenin’s lively history

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When Brad Guth, business and community development director for the City of Lincolnton, came to town a decade ago, he brought an idea with him: Hog Happenin’. “Basically, when I came to Lincolnton 10 years ago, we were just looking for another kind of event to do,” Guth said. Guth…

Player says team played with emotion

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East Lincoln senior Katie Reel said the Lady Mustangs soccer team played out this past season a lot like the story of “Rudy.” In fact, the East Lincoln soccer team went to see the real-life Rudy give a motivational speech. “That was definitely a big thing that I’ll never forget.…