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GE Security celebrates industrial park building

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GE Security celebrated its presence in the Lincoln County Industrial Park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday at the facility. Representatives from the Lincoln Economic Development Association, Lincolnton City Council and The Keith Corporation, which developed the 106,000 square-foot building, were on hand to help the company celebrate. LEDA’s Jerry Cochrane…

Grand Opening

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Campground offers variety to vacationers

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The rising cost of gasoline prices makes traveling long distances difficult for many vacationers. Cross Country Campground in Denver provides campers a place to get away from the stress of everyday life without having to break the bank. “The campground is located in a wooded area but we are just…

Backyard buddies opens

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Merle Norman owner plans 42nd anniversary celebration

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Merle Norman has had a presence in downtown Lincolnton since June 7, 1966. Now it’s time to celebrate. Owner Amy Brown says she has plenty planned for the business’ 42nd anniversary in Lincolnton, which she is celebrating Jan. 15-26. “It’s an event to thank our customers for many years of…

Candle shop owners find right formula

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Shane and Erin Lockman didn’t invent the soy candle. But they just may have perfected it. “We actually bought this business,” Erin said of Nook and Cranny Candle Company, which the couple has owned since February 2006. Although the business had already been around for seven years under a different…

Resale store owner making most of her Second Chance

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Kathy Simpson once turned down a loan from her mother to open up her own resale shop. When her mother passed away two years ago, she got a second chance to realize that dream. It became a store in Iron Station called Second Chance. Originally from Long Island, N.Y., Simpson…

Hof Textiles has expansion plans

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From Zetafelt to Zetatherm, a local company makes non-woven fabrics that can be found in almost every vehicle. In 1992, Hof Textiles began production of non-woven fabrics for automotive and apparel applications at the Indian Creek Industrial Park. “Non-woven fabrics have a huge variety of technical properties,” Dr. Lothar Hackler,…

Dream is reality at Color Me Pretty

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Business owner Michelle Leotta had a childhood dream of opening her own boutique. Her dream became reality in 2006. Leotta took a chance and opened Color Me Pretty, a boutique, cosmetic sales and hair salon. She previously worked for Clinique and told her friends about her dream of opening a…

Opening up

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