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Heavenly Paws makes for pampered pets

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The owners of Heavenly Paws know dogs aren’t too different from their human owners. “A lot of my dogs love to be pampered,” said Kelly Gernert, co-owner of the boarding house and grooming salon. “They like to have people talking to them. They like to feel like they’re special.” Heavenly…

YMCA

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Easter production

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Carolina Hardware a one-stop shop for many

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For over 30 years, Carolina Hardware has been a staple for Lincoln County gardeners. The store has been a part of Sheila Reep’s life since her mother Dot Dellinger built the place in 1975. Reep says the store started out small and was only half the size it is today.…

10th annual adult spelling bee winners

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Around Town 3/30/2007

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CROUSE UNITED METHODIST Crouse United Methodist Church, N.C. 150, Crouse, will have its annual Easter egg hunt 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday. Treats, games, light refreshments and egg hunt. The First Sunday lunch is 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. this Sunday. Plates by donation, and proceeds toward the building…

Secret to success is loyalty and trust

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There are some people who know what they want to be when they grow up seemingly from birth. For others, it takes longer to figure things out. For Roger Williams, owner of Central Carolina Sprinkler Company, it just happened. “From the time I was in grammar school, all I ever…

Leadership and participation earn Crouse boys Troop of the Year title

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Members of Crouse’s Troop 87 aren’t just good Boy Scouts, together they make up Troop of the Year. “I was surprised,” said Eric Rayfield, 16, of the win. “But I knew we earned it.” The Heartland District Piedmont Council announced the troop’s win at a recognition banquet held March 1.…

Branch supervisor known for her book recommendations

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Selina Keever always knew she wanted to spend her life working with books. “I think reading is a relaxing escape,” said the West Lincoln Library branch supervisor. “You get to travel to places you never get to go to. It’s just a time you get to put everything aside and…

Grand Openings

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Vale’s Honey Shopping Center on N.C. 10 saw two back-to-back grand openings on Wednesday: The Drug Store and Carolina Trust Bank. Brad Rivers, the 2006 Chamber of Commerce chairman (holding the ceremonial scissors) filled in for Jack Funk. The ribbon cutting for The Drug Store (pictured above) was performed by…