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Her mother`s love now to be shared with others

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Libby Carpenter remembers her mother, Gladys Carpenter, as a wonderful human being. Carpenter has so much to say, in fact, that it prompted her to write a story about her. The assignment she took on was for the Covenant Writers, an outreach of Covenant Bible Church in Lincolnton. “Her love…

“Anything Goes Photography” just about what the name says

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Tina Powell remembers photographing her two children all the time while they were growing up. “I took pictures like crazy. I had a camera in every room,” Powell said. “Everytime one of the kids would smile or giggle, I would grab one of the cameras.” She also took endless pictures…

Katherine’s Grill a dream come true

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It’s one-stop shopping. Pump the gas, pick up merchandise at the convenience store and eat at Katherine’s Grill. The grill, located off Time’s Store on North Aspen Street, is perfect for customers on the go. The restaurant offers dine-in or carry-out, serving fresh meat every day. Which is how owner…

Bye-bye Winn-Dixie, hello to BI-LO

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Winn-Dixie won’t be packing groceries anymore. The store, located on N.C. 27 West, has been bought out by BI-LO/Bruno’s and is expected to open within a week to 10 days, said Joyce Smart, corporate communications with BI-LO. Smart said the store will try to employ as many Winn-Dixie employees as…

Food`s always good at new home of popular eating establishment, so`s the charity

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BB’s BBQ & Grill is heating up Lincolnton. Come Saturday night, residents might notice the large crowd that gathers on the front porch outside what was the old Beijing Palace Restaurant. If not the large crowd, then one might notice the large sandwiches the grill has to offer. With a…

LeeBoy continues growth in Lincoln County

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LeeBoy, a leading manufacturer of asphalt paving and road maintenance equipment, announced today it has signed a lease with The Keith Corporation to develop a new manufacturing facility in the Lincoln County Industrial Park. The total investment in building, land, machinery and equipment will be $10,500,000. The 220,000 square foot…

Alpharma’s pharmaceutical reach circles the globe

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Don’t be fooled by Lincolnton’s small-town feeling, because believe it or not, the reach of one Lincolnton business stretches worldwide. “Alpharma is a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer,” said Tom Miltier who works in Human Resources. “It’s the fifth largest in the world with sales exceeding one billion worldwide.” Alpharma is active…

Groundbreaking

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Lincoln County Job Fair

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Lincoln County will hold a job fair, “Lincoln County Works,” on July 13 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Betty G. Ross Park Gym. “The job fair will be even more important than last year’s because as the economy improves, there will be a greater need for connecting employers…

Incentive grants for two businesses approved

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Commissioners Monday night approved incentive grants to entice two existing industries into investing millions and deepening their roots in Lincoln County. B.R. Lee Industries, located on N.C. 16 in Denver, plans to invest $10.5 million in a new facility in the Lincoln County Industrial Park. Known as LeeBoy, the company…