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Church Activities

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GUEST MINISTER Dr. Richard Boyce, associate pastor of preaching and pastoral leadership at Union Seminary in Charlotte, will be the guest minister at the First Presbyterian Church on Lincolnton on Sunday. SUMMER SCHEDULE Hill’s Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 988 N.C. 16 S., in Lowesville, will begin a new…

Around Town 5/28/2010

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YARD SALE Greater Moore’s Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, located on East Main Street in Lincolnton, will hold a yard sale beginning 7 a.m. Saturday. POPLAR SPRINGS SALE Poplar Springs A.M.E. Zion Church, located on Buffalo Shoals Road, will hold an indoor yard sale beginning 7 a.m. Saturday. BENEFIT Salem Lutheran…

Drug Store adds location near new hospital

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George Brookins was waiting for the right time to open his third pharmacy, The Drug Store. Willie Heafner, president of Piedmont Companies, approached Brookins about opening The Drug Store in Carolina Shopping Center in Boger City. The shopping center had a spot at the end of its building, perfect for…

Shop expands with new name, more merchants

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Marcia Swan is making some changes to her business, Red Rabbit 27, formerly M&M Mini Mall, in Lincolnton. “We want people to realize we are here and that it’s changing,” she said. “Our merchandise is frequently changing, but the customers will always see a friendly, smiling face.” The Lincolnton resident…

Group plays in hardware store, welcomes new pickers

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Tucked amongst the goat feed, poultry scratch grain and light beer, a group of musicians play bluegrass music at Half-Way Hardware Supply and Convenience Store in west Lincoln. “There’s just something about those lonesome sounds of bluegrass,” said Gilmer Allison, who started the gathering. “It’ll grab you, hold on to…

Celebrating senior health

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Blue Star Mothers offering support

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Margaret Gunsley’s son turned 18 in boot camp and 19 in Iraq. His enlistment in the military left her feeling worried and isolated. “You take kids that go right out of high school like mine did, parents aren’t really ready for that,” Gunsley said. It wasn’t until four years later…

Market expanding schedule

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The Lincoln County Farmers Market on West Water Street in Lincolnton is expanding its schedule beginning on Tuesday, June 1. On that day, the market will go to its full schedule of Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings. The market opens at 7 a.m. and closes around noon or whenever vendors…

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