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Carolina Roller adapting since 1935 start

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Mack Harvey believes the key to Carolina Roller & Supply Co.’s success stems from its ability to adapt to change. Carolina Roller & Supply offers a wide variety of special tools, machine parts and accessories for textile manufacturers. Eighty percent of the company’s business comes from the sale of sup-plies…

Leonard Wealth Planning founded 1959

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J. Cain Leonard was always intrigued about the financial planning industry. His curiosity eventually led him to work with his father, Joseph “Joe” Leonard, at Leonard Wealth Planning in Lincolnton. Joe Leonard opened the business in October 1959 on Academy Street and moved to the current location on East Water…

‘Times-News’ formed from 1965 merger

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The newspaper industry has seen many changes over the years, but the Lincoln Times-News remains strong with a circulation of about 10,000 subscribers. “You can only do two things,” said Jerry Leedy, publisher and owner of the Lincolnton-based publication. “You can either grow or you’ll be falling behind. We want…

New owners fulfilling dream with purchase of Ranch House Cafe

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Wendy Brewer worked 16 years ago at the restaurant building that is now The Ranch House Cafй. Now, she is back to stay. Brewer and her mother, the late Loretta Hall, were employed at the restaurant when it was The Skillet. Brewer did all the cooking, while her mother was…

Charter Communications relocates local office

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Charter Communications has moved its office, but still remains in Lincolnton for the convenience of its customers. The office moved from 2414 E. Main St. to 118 Performance Drive three months ago, said Jim Corrin, director of Government Relations for Charter. “Charter Communications moved to the new location in January…

Quiznos in Lincolnton reopens under new owner

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Quiznos of Lincolnton has reopened under new ownership, who say they aim to provide customers with top-notch service and quality products. “We are here to give the people the best in Lincolnton,” said new owner Saeed Geranmayeh. The Lincolnton restaurant had been open for four years, but closed briefly for…

All Points Realty finding location makes a difference

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All Points Realty broker-in-charge Sheila Rudisill has seen how the company`s move is making a difference in the community. The full-service residential and commercial real estate firm moved last month from 233 1/2 E. Main St. to 117 E. Main St. last. All Points was at its former location for…

Lincoln restaurant family opens Maiden Seafood

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Fans of Lincoln Seafood living in the Maiden area will no longer have to travel far to satisfy their hunger. Brothers Mark and Kevin Cox and their cousin Barry Stanley opened Maiden Seafood last month. The Maiden restaurant is the sister eatery of Lincoln Seafood, owned by Mark Cox and…

Restaurant owner enjoys giving back

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David Heafner is not only a restaurant owner, but someone who enjoys giving back to the community. In February, The Homeplace Restaurant owner donated some of his sales profits to the American Red Cross to aid earthquake victims in Haiti. Local churches, staff and others volunteered their time to help…

Sugar Daddy’s offers online sweepstakes

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Caroline Brown has opened Sugar Daddy’s Internet Sweepstakes in Lincolnton. Formerly the owner of Lotsa Beach Bingo, Brown said she learned that Internet sweepstakes was becoming more popular than bingo. She opened Sugar Daddy’s earlier this month. “The bingo players have moved into the sweepstakes portion of it,” Brown said.…