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Riverhill gains space with new location

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Riverhill Monument Company Artistry in Stone has moved, but has not gone too far down the road. In October, the business moved from 2547 E. Main St. to 2111 E. Main St., beside Lincoln Animal Hospital. The new space, double the size of the old location, allows Riverhill to display…

National magazine covers local donation

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Lincolnton has two of its residents included in People Magazine’s most recent “Sexiest Man Alive” issue. Bill Coram and Tim Shain are included in an article called “The Kidney Chain,” which tracks how one selfless donation changed 20 lives. The magazine has movie star Johnny Depp on the cover and…

Furniture making a lifelong passion

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Hal Holmstrom was first introduced to woodworking in 1948 in a junior high school class, and he’s been doing it ever since. Hal has made “doo dads” and cradles, easels and cabinets. He spends most of his time these days creating stools and chairs in his garage studio on Country…

Man donates $2,000, called ‘Christmas angel’

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An anonymous man went into Rutherford Electric Company in Lincolnton Tuesday with $2,000 and a generous spirit. “He helped 14 different families that otherwise, their power would have been disconnected,” said Linda Garner, an office service representative. “He was a Christmas angel to those people.” The man had called the…

Jingle Bell Run to raise needed funds

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The Lincoln Family YMCA’s Jingle Bell Run is open to everyone. “We have families, children, adults, men and women,” said Rosemary Suss, membership and wellness director at the YMCA. “We actually have a few folks who have dogs and run with them.” The 5k and one-mile fun run take place…

Donations boost Christmas Closet effort

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Families will get a chance to shop for free holiday gifts at Westport Baptist Church’s second annual Christmas Closet Saturday. Donations have been pouring in steadily for this year’s Christmas closet, which was also held last Saturday. The Denver church uses a separate building for the event, filling each room…

Healthy seafood draws Captain’s Cap customers

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The Captain’s Cap co-owner Spero Stathopoulos believes fresh seafood recipes have kept him and his business partners afloat for almost 28 years. Although the restaurant offers traditional fried seafood, it carries boiled, broiled and grilled items, which are healthier for customers that may be on a diet or simply watching…

Talon Challenge in spirit of Jimmy V

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DENVER — “Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.” Those infamous words were spoke by the late Jim Valvano, a former NC State coach who lived his dream and coached the Wolfpack to a 1983 NCAA basketball championship title. Cancer affects us all but rival charter schools, Thomas Jefferson Classical…

Around Town 12/16/2009

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COAT/SWEATER DRIVE SAM Outreach and El Shaddai Full Gospel Church are accepting donations for their coat and sweater drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. New or lightly used clothing may be dropped off from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today through Friday at SAM’S Outreach, located at 114-B…

50th anniversary

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Louis and Barbara McConnell of Lincolnton celebrated their 50th anniversary Oct. 18 at Boger City Baptist Church. They are the parents of Julie Spake of Lincolnton and the late Todd McConnell and wife Darlene. Grandchildren are Lauren Putnam and her husband Bradley and Andrea McConnell. Great-grandchild is Kirsten Leigh Putnam.…