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Turning love of pets into a business

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James Owens wants to be there for your pets when you can’t be. He recently opened Andromeda Pet Services, which provides animal transport and care to residents in Lincoln, Gaston and Catawba counties, as well as to several nearby cities including Huntersville, Cornelius and Shelby. A former firefighter, Owens was…

Salon welcomes wide range of customers

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Michael Robinson wants his hair salon to cater to people of all ethnicities. “I noticed that when you go to salons they tend to cater to one ethnic group of people,” the Denver resident said. “I wanted a diverse salon where everybody can come to the same place and get…

Cheers N’ Wings is latest venture for partners

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Lucy Dorantes has stepped out of her culinary comfort zone. For the past seven years, Dorantes has owned Taco Y Tequila, a popular Mexican eatery in Lincolnton. But now, she and business partner, Monica Palacios are the owners of Cheers N’ Wings Bar & Grill, a restaurant and bar that…

Mrs. Bubbles expands business into Lincolnton

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Mike and Megan Shalvoy are bringing their car wash business to Lincolnton. The couple will open Mrs. Bubbles, a state-of-the-art car wash, at 124 General’s Boulevard on Saturday. Their other car wash is in Concord, but the couple plan on opening more car washes in Mooresville, and possibly, Denver. Ultimately,…

Restored building downtown houses law firm, salon

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Three friends have brought an old building back to life. Beverly and Wesley Black, and friend Chris Brogden, restored, refinished and revamped the building that is now home to Beverly’s salon, BBs-Salon, and Wesley’s law firm, The Black Law Firm. The Blacks gave much of the credit to Brogden, a…

AutoZone opens new store in Maiden

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Car gurus have a new place to shop in Maiden. AutoZone, the nation’s leading retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories, has opened in Maiden. AutoZone has more than 4,200 stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and Mexico. Each store carries an extensive line for cars, sport…

Denver restaurateur adds fish to revamped Charlie’s Chicken

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Charlie’s Chicken and Seafood has opened in Maiden, under the ownership of a family with business ties to Denver. Mike Pitsikoulis and his son, Pete, own the eatery, which serves a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner platters. The restaurant specializes in seafood, particularly fish dishes. Pitsikoulis, and wife, Ronda,…

Ribbon cuttings

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ABOVE: Maxine Young, owner of JoJo’s Kitchen is surrounded by Chamber of Commerce members and representatives as she cuts a ribbon for her new restaurant in Lincolnton a few weeks ago. BELOW: Giovanni’s Pizza and Pasta owner Leo Lomangino cuts a ribbon for his Denver restaurant a few weeks ago,…

Couple brings love of reading to Bookstop

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Reading has always been an important part of Sandy and Buddy Dobbins’ lives. The Lincolnton couple are avid fans of science fiction, fantasy and romance novels. Sandy Dobbins is a fan of authors Laurell K. Hamilton and L.J. Smith, while her husband enjoys reading Terry Brooks and R.A. Salvatore. Reading…

Monument store offers tributes to love ones

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Purchasing a memorial for a loved one is a difficult decision, but it is one, that sometimes has to be made. Riverhill Monument Company Artistry in Stone wants to make that choice a bit easier for people, said Kenneth Seagroves, who recently opened the Lincolnton store. “We want to treat…