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Church hosts display of international nativity sets

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will hold “A Night in Bethlehem” from 5 till 8 p.m. Saturday. The church will feature more than 60 tabletop nativity sets from all over the world, including Argentina, Paris and Ecuador. Some of the sets have a special meaning to their…

Church Briefs

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MARY AND JOSEPH Breakfast with Mary and Joseph will be held 9 a.m. Saturday at New Covenant United Methodist Church, 14514 Lucia-Riverbend Highway, Mount Holly. For more information, call the church office at (704) 827-4468 or visit www.newcovenantumc.org. OPEN HOUSE The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 105 Old…

Around Town 12/3/2010

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CRAFTS AND GIFTS Crouse United Methodist Church, on Old N.C. 150, will hold a Christmas Craft Sale from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds will benefit Christian Ministries and Hesed House of Hope. For more information, call (704) 472-0032. CLEAN WATER Clean Water for North Carolina, a nonprofit organization…

Shockfactor baking up a few sweet surprises

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Ronnie and Bonnie Eury, owners of ShockFactor, do not just make and bake cakes. They build cakes. The couple made a Halloween-themed cake for Ronnie Eury’s brother’s wedding. It took the couple two weeks to make the cake. The 28-inch haunted house on the top of the cake was made…

Furniture operations moving to Hickory

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Hooker Furniture will transfer its Bradington-Young office in Cherryville to Hickory by mid-January. Hooker Furniture has two locations in Cherryville, but will be moving its upholstery division on East Main Street to Hickory. The leather cutting and sewing operations on Tot Dellinger Road will remain at their separate facility. Alan…

Crouse house filled with animated lights

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On the night of Thanksgiving, the home of Jeff Crouse turns into a giant, animated light spectacle, and it entertains visitors old and young until the new year. Jeff started making his lights move to music four years ago. Back then, he had about 4,000 lights. Now, he has more…

Race for Cat Square mayor heats up

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Officials with the Cat Square Christmas Parade have announced the nominees for its honorary mayor. Community members can vote for Ronald Johnson, Hazel Sain or Tracey Sain from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Cat Square Superette. The winner will be featured in the Cat Square Christmas Parade,…

Phone volunteers needed for toy drive

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Cason Chiropractic Center is seeking volunteers to help raise money for Toys for Tots. The Denver-based business will be hosting a Toys for Tots Phone-a-Thon from 6 till 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 till 4 p.m. Sunday. Volunteers are needed to call Lincoln County…

Plant in Mooresville is adding sixty jobs

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MOORESVILLE (AP) — A company that makes material for catalytic converters in cars says it will expand its plant in Mooresville, adding 60 jobs. The Charlotte Observer reported that NGK Ceramics plans to spend $43 million in the expansion. The Mooresville plant has about 430 workers now. NGK Ceramics USA…