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Ministry celebrates birthdays

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Someone always remembers the birthdays of Lincoln County’s nursing home residents. “It’s nice for them to be made to feel special and for some, this might be the only gift they get,” said Doris Little, head of the Nursing Home Ministry, which is a part of Christian Ministry of Lincoln…

Lincoln County active in Senior Games, Silver Arts

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Participants in Senior Games run, walk, jump, throw, play ping pong and more. Cheering them on are Lincoln County’s Red Hot Rockers (pictured above) Betty Devenney, Vivan Hodges and Richard and Sue Jane Sides practicing their routine. Pictured below is Sue Jane Sides competing in the 2010 Cleveland County Games.…

ECA and Senior Citizens Council offer volunteer opportunities

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Above, Extension Community Association members (pictured from left to right) Glenda Honeycutt, Lois Cook and Lucille Johnson fix fried apple pies in the demonstration kitchen at the Citizens Center for a fundraiser. Below, Jean Hoyle adds apple filling. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo The Lincoln County Cooperative Extension has a…

AAA data shows which counties pose biggest highway safety risk

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AAA Carolinas recently released its statistics for the number of traffic crashes and fatalities in North Carolina for 2008. Luckily, Lincoln County is not high on the list. Hertford, Tyrell, Columbus, Robeson and Lenoir counties top AAA’s list of dangerous counties for 2008 fatalities, the latest year for which statistics…

Ledan brings love of clothes and fashion to new boutique

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Kellee Ledan has brought her fashion sense to Denver with the opening of Bella Petite Boutique. Ledan, a secretary at Jonas Law Firm in Denver, opened the boutique in February. Her mother, Gailand Bostock, is the manager. “I love, love clothes and fashion,” Ledan said. “I did go to school…

Around Town 4/28/2010

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VACCINE CLINICS The Lincoln County Health Department will offer free vaccines for rising 6th graders to meet state requirements. Clinics will be held today at Caremor in Denver, May 5 at Messiah UMC and May 12 at the Health Department. GOLF TOURNAMENT The Lincoln County Board of Realtors Golf Tournament…

Blessing of the Animals

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Engagement: Pickler, Peeler

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Brittany Lauren Pickler and Steven O`Brian Peeler announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Brittany is the daughter of Harry Pickler and Karen Cherry of Gastonia. She is a graduate of Ashbrook High School and is a Navy recruiter in Gastonia. Steven is the son of Earl and Ramey Peeler of…

Engagement: Edmondson, McConnell

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Katie Elizabeth Edmondson and Brent Nathan McConnell announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Katie is the daughter of Mitchell and Janet Edmondson of Lincolnton. She is a 2006 graduate of North Lincoln High School and will be completing the Nursing program at Gaston College in 2010. Brent is the son…

Engagement: Wallace, Farmer

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Jayme Noelle Wallace and Eddie Travis Farmer announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Jayme is the daughter of Michael and Cynthia Hoffmann of Lincolnton. She is a 2002 graduate of East Lincoln High School and a graduate of Appalachian State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Special…