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Turning love of pets into a business

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James Owens wants to be there for your pets when you can’t be. He recently opened Andromeda Pet Services, which provides animal transport and care to residents in Lincoln, Gaston and Catawba counties, as well as to several nearby cities including Huntersville, Cornelius and Shelby. A former firefighter, Owens was…

Around Town 10/9/2009

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SENIOR YARD SALE Today is the last day to reserve a space for the Lincoln County Senior Services senior yard sale. The yard sale will be from 7 a.m. until Noon Oct. 17 for seniors age 60 and older who live in Lincoln County. There will be a $5 participation…

Man’s hobby for the birds

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Above, Rob Caetta wipes down one of his unique birdhouses, which he handcrafted in his shop in Maiden. Below are examples of some of the houses and feeders he’s created, which include churches, barns, train cabooses and stagecoaches. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo After 40 years manipulating steel as a…

Walk to benefit Christian Ministry

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For the first time in 20 years, Lincoln County’s annual Crop Walk will be replaced with a Hunger Walk. A total of 25 percent of the Crop Walk proceeds once went to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County with 75 percent fighting hunger worldwide. This year, 100 percent of proceeds from…

Singer inspires hope

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A well-known Hispanic Christian singer will be performing at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton this weekend. Danny Berrios will take the stage at 6 p.m. Saturday and an estimated 1,200 people are expected to attend. Tickets are $20. “He’s a very known singer in all of Latin America,” said Eylin…

Rock band Paris Keeling revisits End of Ride

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Marty Paris of the band Paris Keeling has always loved music. “My first concrete memory was music,” he said. “I remember hearing it, and I liked it.” He’s kept that opinion his whole life. As a teenager and college student, he played in bands. As an adult, he put music…

Reveling in recess

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Sisters launch Glamorous Productions

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Two sisters who grew up dancing are back in the studio. Caroline Houser and Stephanie Hullett have opened Glamorous Productions, a dance studio and cheer gym in downtown Lincolnton. The sisters, both cheerleading coaches at West Lincoln High School, graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne College with degrees in communication and elementary education.…

LHS homecoming queen

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Sisters spark North Lincoln tennis squad

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PUMPKIN CENTER — Suzy and Ashley Cedrone are more than just North Lincoln tennis teammates. They’re sisters. “The girls motivate each other to play their individual best and have been great to coach,” North Lincoln head tennis coach Libby Fletcher said. “They work hard to maintain their positions on the…