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Country store a hidden treasure chest of delight for all who discover it

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Open for over 10 years, RedBone Willy’s Trading Co. is a comforting staple of Toluca, providing products to satisfy a variety of wants and needs. Everything from outdoor clothing to home goods and decorations fills two jam-packed floors of the rustic shop. Thick sweaters and glowing lamps line wooden shelves.…

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…

Around Town 12/12/2005

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CONCERT Lincolnton Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade band and chorus will hold a holiday concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday DINNER The Coalition of Churches will meet at 7 p.m. today and host their annual fellowship dinner at the Oaklawn Center on Linden Street. Everyone is invited and should bring…

North Lincoln High School band ready to “march” into the holiday concert season

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Though the marching season may be over, the North Lincoln High School band will not be putting up their instruments. After a successful fall, the band is currently preparing for their holiday concert and concert band season. The marching Knights participated in seven competitions this year and placed second overall…

Seasonal cuteness

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During the holiday season, downtown Lincolnton seems to turn into the setting of a Christmas movie. There are carriage rides, beautiful lights, a huge Christmas tree and holiday music playing amongst church bells. I mean, it really is ridiculously cute. It all starts with the parade – that long line…

Cat Square earns name

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How to turn wood into art

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Hand-turned wood shaped into beautiful, sometimes delicate, forms will be featured at the Lincoln Cultural Center throughout this month. The wood sculptures are the work of Lincolnton artist Don Olsen and are featured in “Holiday in the Woods,” which will be on exhibit in the Cochrane and Carolina Mills galleries…

Food service certified

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Around Town 12/9/2005

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CANDLELIGHT SERVICE Gold Hill Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual candlelight service at 6 p.m. Sunday. CANTATA A Christmas cantata with drama will be held at First Baptist Church in High Shoals at 7 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday. NARFE The Lincoln County Chapter of the National Association…