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City workshop promotes healthy living

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A three-part healthy lifestyles workshop for employees of the City of Lincolnton began Tuesday with an eye on prevention. “If you can prevent a problem, you’re way ahead of the game,” said Dr. Maurice Canaday, who spoke at the workshop. “Prevention’s what we’re after here.” The workshop took place in…

Around Town 4/23/2007

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SENIOR HEALTH DAY The Lincoln County Family YMCA will host the fifth annual Senior Health Day 9 – 11 a.m. Tuesday. Education and informational booths will include blood pressure, stroke education, BMI, body fat, diabetes education, height/weight, nutrition education, Optima Therapies, Charlotte Audiology, Homestead, free massages, skin care. Carolinas Medical…

Consumers and employees alike learn and gain at Salem Industries

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When you work at Salem Industries, you become part of a family. The non-profit organization located on Salem Church Road has been providing work for “consumers” — men and women with developmental disabilities — as part of Lincoln County’s industrial and manufacturing community since 1972. “We have many different types…

WLHS students glad to be learning, growing in newly-constructed greenhouse

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They may have lost their last greenhouse due to the cultural arts and gymnasium renovation project, but the West Lincoln High School got something better in return. As part of the renovations, the school received a brand-new greenhouse, which they have been using since February. “When we take something out…

D.A.R.E. graduates

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More than 400 fifth-grade students from nine different schools were recognized Wednesday for having participated and completed the Lincoln County D.A.R.E. program. (Above photo) After motioning for the students to cheer for their school as he calls out each school’s name, Sheriff Tim Daugherty indicates he is waiting to cheer…

Not your typical Shakespeare

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The students at Lincoln Charter School’s Lincolnton campus have taken on “Hamlet” as their first theatrical production. Don’t worry, it’s not as scary as it sounds. “It’s different,” said Jimmy Connolly, 17, who plays Hamlet. “It’s not the usually long, dreary Hamlet.” Instead, the Shakespearean tragedy is performed in just…

89th birthday

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Going where the Lord leads them to be

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According to The Brunswick Beacon, Rob Norman is one of the 10 most interesting people in Brunswick County. Although he now lives in Leland, Norman grew up in Lincoln County, as did his wife, Mickie. She was Lincolnton High School’s mascot in the late 1970s; he graduated from West Lincoln…

Grand opening

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Grand opening

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