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Recycler expands into waste pick-up business

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GotGreen Recycling & Waste is going even “greener” by recently adding waste pick-up services. The company had only offered recycling services, but discovered that many of its customers wanted waste pick-up services, too. Also, waste pick-up services go hand-in-hand with recycling, and now, customers are receiving both. “We would like…

Funds available for Lincoln farms

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The Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District has received its cost share allocation from the state for non-point source pollution control from agricultural activities. These funds are available to assist farmers in installing conservation practices that help decrease the amount of sediment, nitrogen, phosphorus, chemicals and other pollutants in the…

Church Activities

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BREAKFAST BUFFET Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Church Road, Lincolnton, will hold a breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Saturday. The meal will be available for dine-in or carry-out. SINGING AND DRAMA Southside Baptist Church, 1726 Southside Road, Lincolnton, will hold an outdoor singing and drama from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday.…

Around Town 10/1/2010

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BAZAAR McKendree United Methodist Church, on Maiden Highway, will hold a bazaar that includes a yard sale, bake sale and craft sale, beginning 6:30 a.m. Saturday. YARD SALE Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, 2069 N.C. 182, Lincolnton, will hold a community yard sale 7 a.m. Saturday. POPLAR SPRINGS SALE Poplar…

Online store gets Main St. incarnation

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Brad Withers started his furniture business online, and now he has brought it to downtown Lincolnton. Withers originally started his business, King and Queen’s Furniture, about five years ago. He had storefronts in Lowell and Belmont, but closed them down and focused on marketing his business through the Internet. Withers…

New Tradition Turners Pottery Festival planned for WLMS

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The Burlon Craig Pottery Festival is gone, but organizers of Tradition Turners Pottery Festival hope to replace it. “The Craig family decided last year they were not going to hold their festival anymore,” said Olivia Mourglea, a Vale potter and organizer of the Tradition Turners Pottery Festival. “We still wanted…

Former members look after church

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Founded in 1805, Antioch United Methodist Church in Crouse closed in 1964. Ever since then, its former members have faithfully held an annual homecoming. “It’s so people can rejoice in seeing each other and help those who have just lost a loved one and share in that. They can talk…

Program focuses on fear of falling

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Two workshops will be offered in Lincolnton for seniors who have fallen or who have a fear of falling. “It’s something you can take control of and manage and still live your life the way in which you want to,” said Angela Schlottman with the Centralina Area Agency of Aging.…

New realty company eyes growth potential in region

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Two friends have formed Realty 16, a real estate company in Denver. Joe Toscano, of Catawba, and David Simpson, a Hickory resident, formed the company in August after their former employer moved to another location. Toscano has been in the real estate industry for two years. Simpson has 35 years…

Giant black widow sculpture being built

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Metal sculpture artist Dave Simpson will unveil his largest project ever at Innovative Pest Management in exactly one month. Simpson, owner of Simpson Dockworks and ArtbySimpson.com, has been working on “The Widow Project” since August. The black widow spider sculpture will be displayed in front of Innovative Pest Management, which…