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Denver business owners reacting to news of possible Lowes Home Improvement

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Business owners in eastern Lincoln County are reacting to recent word of another “big box” store coming to N.C. 73 near the N.C. 16 interchange. Initially, some, like Marta Carlson with Paradise Gardens Garden Center, are concerned about Lowe’s Home Improvement locating a 139,000-square-foot store and retail complex. “Lowe’s will…

Around Town 11/23/2005

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PARADE SEATING A seating section in front of First Methodist Church, at the corner of East Main Street and North Academy Street, will be available for senior citizens and those with special needs at the Lincolnton Christmas Parade this Sunday, which begins at 4 p.m.. There is no cost. For…

Second competition brings home national barbecue title

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Patience, timing and a good piece of meat – that’s what it takes to make award-winning barbecue. Jerry Burgin of Alexis learned this over 15 years of cooking and that knowledge recently earned him first place at the National BBQ Festival in Douglas, Ga. Although he has a history of…

November scenes

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Never let it be said there’s ever a dull moment in Lincolnton and Lincoln County, as these photos taken during the month of November will attest. Chuck McGinley, lodge trustee for the Fraternal Order of Police, along with his son, Jake, carry food from a van to the front door…

Around Town 11/21/2005

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USED TOYS NEEDED Christian Ministry of Lincoln County, 207S. Poplar St., is in need of used toys for its Christmas Fund. Toys can be donated Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more information call (704) 732-0383. MEMORIAL TREE AND OPEN HOUSE E.F. Drum Funeral Home will…

PeeWee Panthers

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50th Aniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Sain celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception given by family at the Lincoln Country Club. They have two sons, Mark Sain of Lincolnton and Chad Sain of Kernersville and six grandchildren.…

Cultural Center to play classic

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“Charlotte’s Web,” E.B. White’s best-selling novel translated to the screen, can be seen at 10 a.m. Saturday morning in the Timken Performance Hall of the Lincoln Cultural Center. This classic story is described by White as a tale of “friendship, and salvation, a story of miracles — the miracles of…

Foster parents providing family

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All children deserve a good, caring home, but for those placed in the foster care system, finding that home is easier said than done. “Everybody needs a family,” said Jessica Towery, adoption social worker with the Lincoln County Department of Social Services. “That’s what we’re really advocating.” While social workers…

Master potter focus of new exhibit

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Burlon Craig, Lincoln County’s most famous potter, started selling his wares as a teenager for 10 cents a gallon. As the world around him changed and people turned to plastic rather than pottery for functional use, Craig altered his focus, but continued the work he loved. “Really he made pottery…