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It`s “Sew Exciting” making quilts and other garments

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Not long after Anita McDonald and her husband, Ralph, moved from Wisconsin to be with family in Lincoln County in 1997, she came to work at Sew Exciting. The business, started by Emma House in 1994 on the courtsquare in downtown Lincolnton, was perfect for Anita when she arrived. “I…

Lincolnton Halloween parade, contest and festival starts 4:30 p.m. Sunday

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The third annual Lincolnton Children’s Halloween Costume Parade and Costume Contest will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday on East Main Street. Children up to age 11 are invited to wear their costumes and participate in the parade, which begins on the Court Square in front of City Lunch and…

BPW Luncheon

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Teresa Jarrett, Frye Regional Medical Center cancer center coordinator, was guest speaker at a luncheon conducted by Lincolnton chapter of the Business and Professionals Women’s organization held. 2005 Apple Queen Caroline Farris pulled numbers for door prizes and handed them to Dee Deprey (right) who read the numbers. Shirley Smith…

Lake Calendar

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WAYNE’S FEAST Celebrating their 11th year, November’s Wayne’s Feast will be at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11 at Captain Pete’s Restaurant in Mooresville. The featured musical guest is Dennis Benton from Westport Baptist Church. For more information, call Celia or Paul Deese at (704) 483-4355. MONSTER MAYHEM Lincoln County…

Around Town 10/26/2005

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YARD SALE There will be a yard sale to benefit hurricane disaster relief from 8 a.m. – noon on Saturday in the fellowship hall of Boger City United Methodist Church. Proceeds will go to the United Methodist Committee on Relief. Items include kitchen equipment, furniture, electronics, baby crib and more.…

‘Psycho’ set for Halloween eve

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The Lincoln Cultural Center’s “Movies on Main” classic movie series will kick off its inaugural season at 3 p.m. Sunday with a free one- time screening of the Alfred Hitchcock thriller “Psycho.” The movie, which stars Janet Leigh and Anthony Perkins, marks the first film shown in the Timken Performance…

Diabetes fair raises awareness of the disease

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Richard Neybert has lived with diabetes for the past 8 or 9 years, where he’s taken oral medication to offset high blood sugar. While diabetes can be caused by poor lifestyle choices, Neybert’s diabetes was hereditary. “My parents and siblings have it,” he said. According to statistics from the Diabetes…

Women’s health fair

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Those attending DABA networking lunch pleased

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The Denver Area Business Association (DABA) held its second and final networking luncheon of the year Thursday at Verdict Ridge Country Club in Denver. DABA President Andrew Johnson called the luncheon successful. “We had 77 people attend, about 10 more than the first one we held in April,” he said.…

Denver businesses reaction to Wal-Mart pro and con

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Business owners and operators in eastern Lincoln County have surprising reactions to county commissioners’ 4-1 vote that now brings a new 203,000-square-foot Wal-Mart Supercenter to the N.C. 73/16 intersection. Harry Heesch, who owns Fine Frames, a custom-frame shop located in the Food Lion Shopping Center, is glad Wal-Mart was approved.…