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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…

DeMao wins award

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A Denver business woman has been named a 2007 Enterprising Woman of the Year by Enterprising Women Magazine. Sherrй DeMao, president of SLD Unlimited Marketing/PR, won the award according to Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women Magazine. The award honors the country’s finest women entrepreneurs and their success.…

Spotlight — Crowell `carves` career doing what he loves

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When Robert Crowell was 24-years-old, a story about him appeared on the front page of the Lincoln Times-News. The article was about a hang-gliding accident Crowell was lucky to survive. Now, 28 years later, Crowell is newsworthy for a much different reason. The Lincolnton native, who has lived in Boone…

Spotlight – Smoke Free

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Spotlight – New Ladder

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Spotlight — I-Care programs helping youths prepare

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Poverty is an enormous problem in many communities in this country, and Lincolnton is no exception. Thankfully, at least one organization is doing its part to help those living in poverty find ways to improve their lives. A community action agency based in Statesville, I-Care, Inc. serves to assist low…

Around Town 3/5/2007

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MARINE CORPS LEAGUE The Capt. Jeb F. Seagle Detachment #1265, Marine Corps League will meet on Tuesday, March 6th, at the DAV Hut on Laboratory Rd in Lincolnton at 7:00PM. All Active duty and Honorably Discharged Marines and Navy Fleet Marine Force Corpsmen are invited to attend. BLOOD MOBILE The…

Friends through war and peace

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The Korean War brought the group of friends together, but during their monthly breakfast together, the veterans prefer to discuss other things. “We talk about how we’d like to be back 20-years-old again,” said Jack Hull, a veteran. They also discuss who’s been sick, who has the biggest tomatoes, and…

Woman doctor made history

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Born on a Lincolnton plantation in 1882, Connie M. Guion, M.D. grew up to become known as the dean of women doctors in the United States. “She revolutionized medicine,” said Darrell Harkey, Lincoln County Historical Coordinator. Guion is the only woman recognized with a historical marker in Lincoln County, and…