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Around Town 12/16/2005

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PROGRAM Southside Baptist Church, 1725 Southside Road, will be holding its Christmas Cantata and children’s program Sunday. The cantata will be at 11 a.m. and the children’s program is at 6 p.m. BOARD MEETING The Lincoln Charter School board will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec.…

Five Years

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Fastenal now in Lincolnton

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Fastenal Industrial and Construction Supplies announces it is opening a Lincolnton store in the Carolina Shopping Center. The store will occupy the 4,067 square-foot end cap space adjacent to East Main Street. The Carolina Shopping Center is now occupied by the following businesses: Country Town Tire and Service Center; Dollar…

Children and Christmas make best pageant ever

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Keeping 26 children under control is no easy feat, but methods like “The Quiet Game” and “No Talking Egg Hunt” help — something Laura Estep learned while directing “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” “I made sure that I had fun with them, and I was their friend, and they knew…

Please don`t forget those at Christmas

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Some of the shelves at East Lincoln Christian Ministry sit bare as food donations dwindle. Meanwhile, volunteer Tina Moore completes an Angel Tree order. People who qualified and filled out certain documents have been instructed when to come to the ministry. Until then, volunteers such as (left to right) Helen…

Santa visits Sherrills Ford restaurant

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Santa Claus took time out of his busy Christmas schedule this past Monday to pay a visit to children at a famed Sherrills Ford restaurant, Lineberger’s Cattle Company on N.C. 150. For the fifth year in a row, the restaurant hosted a toy drive to benefit area children. However, this…

From aerospace to vacuums no big leap

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When Chris Feigl came to Charlotte from California in 1988, he had a career in the aerospace industry. Twelve years later, that company was bought out by a New York company. “I was confronted with a decision to move for a third time but I fell in love with the…

Needs grow as Christmas approaches

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East Lincoln Christian Ministries (ELCM) volunteer Sue Murdock has seen families’ need for help grow in the area. She’s one of several volunteers who recently helped prepare food bags and more than 800 gifts for families in need. “Here at Christmastime, people can get food and three gifts for each…

Intemperate comment raises hackles at meeting discussing Lowe`s

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About 40 residents in eastern Lincoln County gathered at the East Lincoln Community Center to discuss a proposed Lowe’s Home Improvement store coming to their community. According to Walter Fields, consultant on the project, Lowe’s wants to build a 225,000-square foot store on about 38 acres on N.C. 73 near…