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Southpaw Technology moves to new site

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Madyson Millard thinks her husband, Scott, is a genius when it comes to repairing computers. “You see people walk out of here so happy,” she said. “They came in here unhappy, so miserable and so frustrated that they just want to throw their computers out the window.” “They come in…

Richard brings grooming skills to Prestigious Petz

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If you ask Brad Richard what he enjoys most about his new job, the answer is easy for him. “I get to play with dogs all day,” he said. “How could you not have fun playing with dogs all day?” Richard recently opened Prestigious Petz, a grooming salon and cageless…

New owners to reopen gym as The Rock Fitness

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As 2010 approaches, people are making resolutions to live a healthier lifestyle. The Rock Fitness can help make that goal a reality. Chip Stewart owns All-American Fitness in Lincolnton and Statesville and LKN Athletic Club in Denver. Recently, he and his wife, Angie, went into a partnership with Jerry and…

Sweet Memories bakery offers U.S., Costa Rican flavors

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Gladys Jenkins is bringing her Costa Rican flavor to Lincolnton. She has opened Sweet Memories, a bakery specializing in treats from the United States and her home country of Costa Rica, located in Central America. Some of the items, hailing from Costa Rica include tres leches (Spanish for “three milk…

Dentist opens office for uninsured

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Medicaid patients or patients with no insurance needing dental work will soon have some relief. Dr. Adam Naylor, owner of Comfort & Caring Dentistry, will open a second office, Caring Dentistry, across from the former Fox’s Fish Camp building in the Boger City area, next week. Comfort & Caring will…

Dollar General planned for Cat Square Road

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Piedmont Companies has announced plans to develop a Dollar General in western Lincoln County. The store will be at the intersection of N.C. 27 and Cat Square Road, with construction possibly starting in March or April, said Piedmont Companies President William Heafner. The 9,100-square-foot store would open in August on…

Riverhill gains space with new location

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Riverhill Monument Company Artistry in Stone has moved, but has not gone too far down the road. In October, the business moved from 2547 E. Main St. to 2111 E. Main St., beside Lincoln Animal Hospital. The new space, double the size of the old location, allows Riverhill to display…

Business Center offers services, snacks, games

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Freddie Smith has recently opened Lincoln’s Business Center, in Lincolnton. Customers can send and receive faxes, make copies and automatic teller machine (ATM) transactions. They can also use the computers to surf the Internet, check e-mail or play games. Snacks and beverages are available for customers too. To play the…

Symeon hopes Cafй brings people together

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Pete Symeon is hoping his new Lincolnton restaurant, City Cafй, becomes a place for families to gather. “The important thing is to establish my restaurant as a place people can come, be part of a family atmosphere, have quiet evening and have a really nice portioned meal,” he said. “I…

Backyard Buddies expands with move

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Backyard Buddies has moved to a new location, but still remains in Lincolnton. Owners Kathy and Jack Woodward opened the shop at 2426 E. Main St. in Lincolnton two years ago. “This is something I enjoy doing and it’s a fun business to get into,” Kathy Woodward said. More space…