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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.…

Around Town 9/29/2010

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DEMOCRAT WOMEN The Lincoln County Democrat Women will not meet during the month of September. Meetings will resume in October. REVIVAL SERVICES Second Baptist Church, 201 Houser St., Cherryville, will hold revival services 7 p.m. tonight. The Rev. Jerome Cash of Mull’s Memorial Baptist Church will be the guest speaker.…

Peeler takes over ownership of Century 21 Town and Country

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Janice Peeler has become the new owner of Century 21 Town and Country Realty in Lincolnton. The Lincolnton resident has worked for the franchise since 1989 under former owners Kathy and Jim Rhine and Thurman Anthony. “I want to keep the name that has been associated with Century 21,” Peeler…

Aspiring film maker sets up backyard set

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Denver resident Stephen Gibson has turned his backyard into a full-blown movie set, complete with a tribal village and stick tents. In a few weeks, Gibson will begin filming his first movie, “Fall of the Hunter’s Moon,” a fantasy epic that centers around character Raeford Brown. Brown has locked away…

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…