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Around Town — 9-7-12


WLHS reunion
Registration is going on now through Sept. 15 for attendance at the West Lincoln High School Reunion, Class of 2002. The event will be Oct. 20 at the Lincoln Cultural Center in downtown Lincolnton.
For more information, call (704) 763-2298 or( 828) 244-0485.

Coat drive
Without Walls Deliverance Center in Lincolnton is collecting new and slightly-used coats now through Oct. 10 for needy residents in the community for the winter season. Coats will be distributed October through December.
For more information, call Lee Harbison or Vee Jones at (704) 240-4411.

Race registration
Early registration is due for a discounted price to run in the 26th Annual Lincolnton Rotary Club Apple Festival Road Race.
Register online at racingtoes.com or call Jody Rhyne at (704) 472-7263. The race will be 8 a.m. Sept. 15 in downtown Lincolnton prior to the Apple Festival.

Single adults event
First Baptist Church of Lincolnton will host a singles event for all single adults 7 p.m. with a covered dish meal and a concert by Gospel trio One Voice.
For more information, call Barry Long at (704) 735-7515.


Yard sale
Temple Baptist Church, 3115 E. N.C. 27 in Lincolnton, will host a yard sale and hotdog sale starting at 6 a.m. All proceeds will benefit the church building fund.

Yard sale
The ODD Fellows fall fundraiser will host a yard sale 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at their lodge, 1990 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton, with hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn, desserts and more. Rain date will be Sept. 15.
For more information, call (704) 735-4314.

Church breakfast
Marvin United Methodist Church on Startown Rd. in Lincolnton will host a breakfast buffet 7-10 a.m.
For more information, call (704) 735-4327.

Breakfast & yard sale
A benefit breakfast and yard sale will be 7-11 a.m. at the Pumpkin Center Community Building. Donations will benefit the Sheppard family’s new home mission project.
For more information, call (704) 735-3274 or (704) 732-1566.

Food pantry
Without Walls Freedom Center, 118 Colonial Village Dr. in Lincolnton, will open their Two Fish & Five Loaves Food Pantry 9-11 a.m.

Lemonade sale
Hampton’s Store, 2545 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a lemonade sale in memory of local resident Charlie Tipton 10 a.m. to noon.
Proceeds will benefit Danita’s Children and Lambs of God Orphanages in Haiti.

Computer Users
The Computer Users Group of Lincolnton will meet 10 a.m. at the Lincoln County library, 306 W. Main St. in Lincolnton.
For more information, call Charles at (704) 735-6433.

Community reunion
A High Shoals Community Reunion will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at High Shoals City Park. Hot dogs will be available. Attendants are asked to bring pictures to share.
For more information, call Lisa Stamey at (980) 241-5527.

Family reunion
A family reunion for the descendants of Jackson Silvanus & Mary Elizabeth Heavner Scronce will be noon followed by 1 p.m. lunch at Daniels Lutheran Church’s Fellowship Hall, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton. Members are asked to bring a drink and food item.
For more information, contact Francis Halihan
at (904) 614-0077 or 99gwhfth@comcast.net, Keko Hoover at (704) 462-4020, Shari Richard at (704) 735-4932 or Angie Horne at (704) 732-0266.

Bike ride fundraiser
Local resident Tim Shain’s will commence his annual two-day bike ride fundraiser to New Bern, N.C., to raise money for muscular dystrophy.
For more information, call (704) 732-3292.

Men’s Conference
New Providence Full Gospel Church, 947 George Brown Rd. in in Crouse, will host a Men’s Conference 5 p.m. with guest minister Apostle Theron O. Feemster, founder of Miracle Tabernacle Church in Kings Mountain. Women and children may also attend.
For more information, call (704) 732-9644 or Mary at (828) 428-3960.

Ice cream social
Laboratory United Methodist Church, 1850 Bill Lynch Rd. in Lincolnton, will host an ice cream social 6 p.m. Saturday. Donations will be accepted.
For more information, call (704) 735-6605.

Church concert
An Adam Beard Concert will be 6 p.m. at the New Living Word Ministeries of Lake Norman, 1062 N.C.16 South in Lowesville. For more information, call Carroll Cooke at (704) 618-9762.

River Oaks Band
Bud Longs River Oaks Band will perform 7 p.m. at 2910 Killian Rd. in Lincolnton. Doors open at 6 p.m.
For more information, call (704) 735-1389.

Church concert
Buffalo Shoals Baptist Church, 1744 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton, will host special singing by Pathfinder at 7 p.m.

Widowed Group
Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will host dinner and entertainment starting 6 p.m. at the Senior Park &  Rec. Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas.
For more information, call (704) 865-5663.

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church and the North Lincoln High School drama club and band will sponsor the 7th annual Super Cruz-In & Show for hot rods, classic and antique cars, rain or shine, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the NLHS parking lot, 2737 Lee Lawing Rd in Lincolnton.
For more information, call (704) 483-3412 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.


Grace Baptist Church, 495 Horseshoe Lake Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a homecoming service 10 a.m. service with guest preacher Cory Walker followed by 11 a.m. with The Christianaires.
For more information, (704) 735-1390.

Family/friends day
Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, Mt. Vernon Ch. Rd. in Iron Station, will host a family and friends day starting 11 a.m.
For more information, call (704) 735-2299.

Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a homecoming 11 a.m. with guest speaker Rev. Barry Devine and special singing by Gospel group Damascus Road.
For more information, call Jim McCurry at (980) 241-0982.

The Church of Our Saviour, N.C. 182 in Lincolnton, will host their 131st homecoming celebration starting 11 a.m. with lunch to follow in the fellowship hall.
For more information, contact Larry Saine at (704) 735-4810.

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4051 King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, will hold a homecoming with an 11 a.m. worship service with Rev. A. Curtis Paul. A covered dish lunch will follow the service.
For more information, call (704) 732-3626.

Lail reunion
The 61st Annual Peter and Polly Lail Family Reunion will be noon at the Bethlehem Community Center, 1017 Bethlehem Rd. in Kings Mountain, with lunch to follow at 1 p.m.
For more information, call (919) 357-7246 or email hthgls@gmail.com.

Auton Reunion
The Auton Reunion will be 1 p.m. at McKendree United Methodist Church, 3537 Maiden Hwy. in Lincolnton. Members are asked to bring old family photographs. For more information, call (704) 735-3556 or (704) 732-3139.

Warlick Reunion
The Warlick Family Reunion will be 1 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2700 Trinity Ch. Rd. in Vale.
For more information, call (704) 736-0663.

Davis Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, 5494 Hope Rd. in Vale, will host a homecoming 3 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Renae McClain from Poplar Springs A.M.E. Zion Church in Lincolnton. For more information, call Rev. Hazelene Ford at (704) 732-0112.

Greater Moore’s Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church on Main St. in Lincolnton will host a homecoming service at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Eddie Ponder. Revival services will be Monday through Thursday.
For more information, call (704) 732-8900.

Children’s Ministry
Pisgah United Methodist Church, 2582 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host ARK Children’s Ministry with games, music, arts, crafts & Bible stories for ages 3 years through 5th grade at 5 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6 p.m.
For more more information, call (704) 732-0538.

Church revival
First Baptist Church of High Shoals, 600 Lincoln St. in High Shoals, will host a revival with guest speaker Rev. David MacEachern, pastor of Bat Cave Baptist Church in Bat Cave, N.C., 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. nightly Sept. 10-12.
For more information, call (704) 735-5652.

Church kid’s program
S.P.R.O.U.T. program will start for grades K-5 at Asbury United Methodist Church and continue each week.


Cherryville Council
The city of Cherryville will hold a council meeting Monday in the conference room of City Hall.

College enrollment
This is the last day to enroll in Grace Bible College’s fall classes at Grace Baptist Church. For more information on course names and church location, call (828) 464-7088 or (828) 464-1980.

County commissioners
Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will meet 6:30 p.m. on the third floor of the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 736-8473.

Coalition of Churches
The Coalition of Churches will meet 7 p.m. at Oaklawn School.  Topics of discussion will include voter registration.


9/11 ceremony
Cherryville Fire Department, 411 E. Church St. in Cherryville, will host a Sept. 11th ceremony starting 9 a.m. Activities will include prayer, a wreath presentation, tolling of the bell, a 9/11 recap and more.

Chapter 1983 of The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will host Area III Vice President Sue Hawkins 11 a.m. at Lincoln House restaurant in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 748-6498.

LKN Planning Organization
The Lake Norman Rural Planning Organization will meet to discuss public input of a coordinated comprehensive public transportation system plan for Cleveland, Lincoln, Iredell and Gaston Counties 12-2 p.m. at the Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton.

Prayer & Bible study
Pisgah United Methodist Church, 2582 Gastonia Hwy. in Long Shoals, will host a prayer and Bible study 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall. For more information, call (704) 732-0538.

Ice cream social
Carillon Assisted Living of Lincolnton, 400 Salem Ch. Rd., will host an ice cream social 6-7 p.m. To RSVP, call Tim Sullivan at (704) 732-0029.


The Small Business Center and the Lincolnton-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce will present the seminar “Out-Think Your Competition: Secrets to Explode Sales” 2-5 p.m. at the Gaston College Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton.  To pre-register or for more information on cost, call (704) 735-3096.

Cancer fundraiser
A local fundraiser for the nationally-known Avon Walk for Breast Cancer will be 5-10 p.m. at Safari Miles, 390 N. N.C. 16 in Denver.

City Council Meeting
The Lincolnton City Council will meet 7 p.m. at City Hall in Lincolnton.

Confederate Sons
The Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 1616 Gen. Robert F. Hoke / Col. W. M. J. Hoke will meet 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center on E. Main St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call Harmon Lackey at (704) 472-7980.

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