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Private club to open at the site of former Rock Garden

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Ralph Rudisill knew he was taking a gamble when he opened Zipper’s Restaurant and Lounge. Now, three years and one successful business later, Rudisill is ready to roll the dice again. On Aug. 5, Rudisill will open the doors on his new venture, Zipper’s Private Club and Sports Bar. It…

Local earns Chapter of the Year Award

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Lincoln County School Nutrition Association members attended the School Nutrition Association of North Carolina’s Annual Conference held in Greensboro. The conference theme was “Riding Waves of Change.” One of the highlights of the conference was the announcement of the State’s Chapter of the Year Award recipient. Jenny Bridges, Lincoln County…

Girl Scouts achieving

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Around Town 7/14/2006

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Christian Ministry of Lincoln County needs volunteers who are skilled in roofing or laying ceramic tile. If interested, call John Hall at (704) 748-4961 FRESH PRODUCE NEEDED Christian Ministry of Lincoln County needs fresh produce for their soup kitchen and food pantry. Items can be dropped off from…

EMS looking for home for rescued bird

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A lucky, lost bird landed in the right place at the right time recently. EMS shift supervisor Mike Turner encountered the strange visitor while he enjoyed lunch with colleague Mike Seymour two weeks ago. A yellow bird sat on a fence a few yards away. Seymour had never seen a…

This year`s theater camp theme a marked departure from previous years

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At the Lincoln Theatre Guild Drama Camp, kids get the opportunity to do something that they don’t get to do at home — act out. Over 40 campers are participating in the first week of the camp held at the Denver campus of the Lincoln Charter School. “It’s different from…

90-years-old

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Couple celebrates birthday, recounts their past at Belk

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Belk Department Store has seen a lot of changes during its time in Lincolnton, but one thing has remained constant — Bill and Mozelle Shidal. The couple, who have been married for 62 years, met as employees at the store and have continued their relationship with the Belk store ever…

Sticker error discovered

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Due to a processing error, an incorrect number of solid waste stickers were included in the tax bill residents recently received. Each property owner who paid a Solid Waste Fee should have received two stickers per fee paid, but only one sticker per fee was inserted into the bill. The…

Around Town 7/12/2006

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MEETING The Fresh Start Widowed Group of Greater Gaston Area invites all single, divorced or widowed men and women to their meetings Thursday and Saturday at 6 p.m. Thursday’s topic is “Unraveling the Mystery of Healthcare” with Jamie Christopher, RN, BSN. Saturday’s topic is “The Art of Magic and Special…