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Lincoln habitat hosts Christmas in July sale

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Christmas has come early to the Habitat for Humanity Restore in Lincolnton. “I just think it’s a good time to start thinking about Christmas,” said Julie Baumgardner, store manager. The store started its Christmas in July sale Monday. The event will last through the end of the month. There are…

Emanuel Reformed Church presents program for Christians about Islam

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Christians interested in learning more about Islam will have an opportunity to do so July 18. “What Every Serious Christian Should Know About Islam” will be held 10 a.m. to noon July 18 at Emanuel Reformed Church, which is located on Main Street in Lincolnton. The program will be led…

Presented to society

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Academy graduates

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Visiting the founder of Girl Scouts

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Happy Tails offers pet grooming

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Dogs needing a little pampering in the Maiden area now have a new option with the opening of Happy Tails Pet Spa. Kim Collins, and her husband, Jim, opened Happy Tails in the former Glamour Pets building a few months ago. They also own All My Friends Pet Shop &…

Chamber offers early-bird discount for expo booths

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The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will conduct its sixth annual Business Expo Aug. 26 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Chamber office manager Lisa Wallace said vendors can sign up before this Friday to receive a discount. The early registration fees are $300 for Chamber members and $350…

Tips to avoid traps of scammers

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Local and state authorities are encouraging citizens to take precautions in protecting themselves from becoming victim of scams. In a news release, Sheriff’s Detective Darrell Hutchens said he has already received at least one report of a local resident receiving a call from a person who claimed to be from…

Around Town 7/8/2009

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CHRISTMAS IN JULY Habitat for Humanity Home Restore, 809 E. Sycamore St., Lincolnton, will feature “Christmas in July at Habitat” until July 31. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays. For more information, call (704) 736-9490. HESED HOUSE…

New stores cluster on N.C. 73 at N.C. 16

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For years, the area where the new N.C. 16 converges with N.C. 73 was nothing more than acres of wooded land. Now, its is home to a busy conglomeration of new shopping centers — Catawba Springs Promenade, a Wal-Mart Supercenter and Cottonwood. Lowe’s, the main anchor in Catawba Springs, is…