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New yacht, Lady of the Lake, replaces the Catawba Belle at Queen’s Landing resort

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MOORESVILLE — Queen’s Landing has given “berth” to its newest boat. Last Tuesday, “The Lady of the Lake” was assembled at the home of the Catawba Queen and Catawba Belle. “It’s a 90-foot, 2003 Skipper Liner yacht,” said Kevin Drum, general manager of Queen’s Landing. Skipper Liner is the manufacturer.…

Grand opening

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Around Town 10/17/2005

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REVIVAL The Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church will be holding revival services Monday – Thursday beginning each night at 7 p.m. The guest evangelist will be the Rev. Curtis Norris. There will be a special singing each night. The church is celebrating 80th anniversary this year and would like to extend…

60th class reunion

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School staff, students aid gulf victims

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During the immediate aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Lincoln County Schools staff and students collected change and checks to go to the American Red Cross relief efforts. On Oct. 12, Louann Freshour, executive director of the Lincoln County Chapter of the American Red Cross, was presented with a check…

Christian film debuts Oct. 22

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Coming soon to churches near you — a Hollywood-style production depicting the end of the world as foreseen in the Bible. “People do want to see factually based, spiritually sound movies that are entertaining,” said the Rev. James Jernigan, better known as “Brother Bud.” “Left Behind: World at War” is…

Pre-schoolers bike for a cause

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The 4-year olds at New Vision Ministries School did not have to wait until after school to ride their bicycles. The school held a trike-a-thon to raise money to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. While the 16 children raised money for each lap they made, most of the money…

Brass band plays favorites

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Belding Hausman bucking trend by staying in the U.S.

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While many textile manufacturers are closing facilities in this country and sending their jobs and machinery overseas, Boger City-based Belding Hausman is committed to staying in Lincoln County. According to chief financial officer Wilford Stowe, the company has a strong financial footing, which is the cornerstone of its stability. “The…

Pottery showcased in exhibit, festival

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If you’re interested in pottery, Lincoln County is the place to be this week. Local potters currently have their wares on display at the Lincoln Cultural Center’s aptly titled exhibit “Pottery: Catawba Valley Region.” “The heritage of Catawba Valley potters is well known, not just regionally, but nationally,” said Mary…