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Alltel opens new store in Fatz shopping center

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Alltel of Lincolnton, formerly located next to the Chamber of Commerce office, has opened a new retail store at 1428 East Main St., next to Fatz Restaurant. A grand opening will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8. Customers will be able to register to win several prizes. “Alltel…

Pie free for all coming to Lincolnton

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Anyone who’s a fan of free pie needs to mark Jan. 20 on their calendar. On that day, pies large and small, sweet and salty will be lined up on tables in the James W. Warren Citizens Center. “Oh there are all kinds of pie,” said Pinkie Mosteller, a member…

Honoring cancer survivors

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After his won battle with kidney cancer, a Lincolnton local designed a purple heart to be worn by survivors of the war on cancer. “I think it’s something you ought to be proud of,” said Tony Setzer, co-owner of Gas Station Antiques in Lincolnton. “It is a war.” Setzer received…

Christian singer has secret smile

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She loves to sing, and she loves the stage, but this 19-year-old Christian music singer’s favorite part of performing is praising God. “I like the ministry aspect,” said Laura Mosteller, a bank teller and Gaston College student. “I don’t think there’s anything better than seeing somebody ‘God bless’ somebody else…

101st Birthday

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50th Wedding Anniversary

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Long-time minister bids farewell

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On her first trip to Lincolnton, it became very clear to the Rev. Mary McKey that this was the place she was meant to preach. She vowed not to leave until it became equally clear that it was time to move on, and after eight years, that time has come.…

Local stylists help cancer patients cope with chemo

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The American Cancer Society recently recognized local cosmetologists for their volunteer service to the Look Good…Feel Better program. The program, a joint partnership of the American Cancer Society, the Cosmetology, Toiletry and Fragrance Association Foundation, and the National Cosmetology Association, utilizes licensed cosmetologists to teach beauty and skin care techniques…

Polilce Toolbelt

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Around Town 1/5/2005

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CUP OF GRACE The following events will take place at the Cup of Grace Coffeehouse this week: the 3:16 band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday; the contemporary band Unified will play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and the Second Saturday Scribblers will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday. Cup of Grace…