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Martial arts school teaches kung fu, and code of ethics

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Shaolin Kung Fu School aims to teach students more than just martial arts skills. Three months ago, owners Mark and Jennifer Williams moved the martial arts school from 615 Highway 16 North to 2493 Highway 16 North. Mark Williams teaches a variety of related kung fu styles, which train students…

Around Town 5/19/2010

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CAR WASH The Without Walls Deliverance Center will hold a car wash 4 p.m. this evening in the Big Lots parking lot. Proceeds will benefit the youth program. REVIVAL River View Baptist Church, located at 2230 Riverview Road in Lincolnton, will hold revival services from 7 p.m. tonight. Evangelist Herb…

Academic banquet

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Around Town 5/17/2010

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REVIVAL River View Baptist Church, located at 2230 Riverview Road in Lincolnton, will hold revival services from 7 p.m. tonight through Wednesday. Evangelist Herb Hodges with Spiritual Life Ministries in Germantown, Tenn., will be the guest speaker. For more information, call the church office at (704) 735-3935. TENT REVIVAL Gospel…

The Woman’s Clinic expanding into Lincoln

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Frye Regional Medical Center’s Woman’s Clinic, an obstetrics and gynecology practice based in Hickory, is opening an office in Lincolnton to better serve its patients. “We have a lot of patients from Lincolnton,” said Dr. Alice Bishopric, one of the physicians who will be working at the Lincolnton office. “We…

Design of new Sentry Drug focuses on store details

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When it came time to build a new Sentry Drug Store, Buddy Pigg made sure not to forget a single detail. He wanted the 6,500-square-foot brick building to have the appearance of a drug store, even if it did not have a sign up yet. Many aspects, from the size…

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…

Lincolnton’s Sunrise Family Resource Center offers programs

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The Sunrise Family Resource Center in Lincolnton is gearing up for its summer kickoff. The date will be announced very soon for June and will feature games and valuable information for Lincoln County residents who have children 0-5. The Sunrise Family Resource Center provides activities for parents and children 0-5…