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‘Love Don’t Live Here Anymore’ to be performed in Lincolnton

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The gospel musical “Love Don’t Live Here Anymore” will have an encore performance at the James W. Warren Citizens Center this Saturday. “This time it’s for soul purposes,” said Ivey Robinson, the show’s creator. “We’re out to win souls. There’s no other way around.” The play was first performed in…

Soldier honored

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Around Town 8/15/2005

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TOWN HALL MEETING A Town Hall Meeting with U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Commissioners Room at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. NETWORKING LUNCHEON The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will have a networking luncheon on Wednesday at First Baptist Church at…

Ribbon cut for grand opening of Crate & Barrel distribution center

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Crate & Barrel cut the ribbon and opened it’s distribution center in the Lincoln County Industrial Park Thursday. The 210,476-square-foot building sits on 16 acres of land in the park. The company and the Keith Corporation, who developed the facility will invest over $8.7 million in the center. It will…

Local 4-H’ers announced state winners

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Lincoln County 4-H’ers traveled to Raleigh recently to attend 4-H State Congress. Congress is the high point of the 4-H year, bringing young people from across the state to the North Carolina State University campus for a week of activity. This year’s Congress was July 18-22. Casey Snyder, 18, son…

Crouse woman deals with illness, counts her blessings

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CROUSE – Myofaschal, an illness that causes chronic pain, keeps Derice Falls at home most days, but it hasn’t stopped her from enjoying life. “I do keep busy,” she said. “I’m amazed that I’m not bored.” Falls, a Methodist minister’s wife, has always led an active life – visiting the…

After reigning a year, Apple Queen prepares to step down

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In order to become the 2004 Apple Queen, Kristin Kinney had to slip out of her jeans and T-shirt and into something a little less comfortable. “If you know me, I’m not really the beauty pageant type of girl,” the 20-year-old Appalachian State University student said. Last year’s pageant was…

Loft living

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If you look above the Court Street Grille in downtown Lincolnton, don’t be surprised to see a furry feline peering back. The cat, Fluffy, is one of two residents now living in Lincolnton’s first downtown loft. Charlotte Rhyne, Fluffy’s roommate, hopes her new home is the start of a trend.…

Crazy big cantaloupe

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Around Town 8/12/2005

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KIDDIE KOLLEGE Kiddie Kollege, a Bible-based, state approved preschool is taking applications for the 2005-06 school year. There are three openings for age 2, and three openings for ages 3 through 5. Call 704-735-5535. TRUMPET CONCERT Julian Kaplin, a trumpet player who recently graduated North Lincoln High School, will be…