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Around Town 2/28/2007

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MEETING Iron Station and Iron Station South will hold a Democrat Precinct meeting 7 p.m. Thursday at Ironton Presbyterian Church, beside the Iron Station Post Office. GOSPEL SINGING Grace Baptist Church, Horseshoe Lake Road will host a gospel singing 7 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature the group “Real Faith.”…

Tugging at the harp strings

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Bronn and Katherine Journey will fill the Lincoln Cultural Center with the music of angels this Sunday. “Everyone loves the harp,” said Rick Ramseur, president of the Lincoln County Concert Association. “That’s why they play it in heaven.” Harpist Bronn Journey and his soprano wife, Katherine Journey, will perform a…

Around Town 2/26/2007

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DEMOCRATIC MEETING Democratic Party precinct meetings for Daniel Vale will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Union VFD. Precinct meetings for Asbury, Boger City, Long Shoals, Ore Bank and Pumpkin Center will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Lincoln County Democratic headquarters. LENTEN SERVICE St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s Lenten Service schedule…

All-star cheerleaders

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Ever-constantly serving

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(Editor’s note: Part one ran Feb. 12. The majority of that article centered upon Jerry Cochrane’s experience as a young man while in the military, and following his retirement from the military, his return home and his ever-increasing involvement in the community, especially education. The Lincoln Times-News is proud to…

Bank donates site for new LEDA office

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(Editor’s note: This article originally ran Feb. 23. However, it was inadvertently cut off, thus incomplete, which is why the LTN is re-running it.) Amidst a backdrop of rumbling truck engines, police and fire sirens and simple everyday traffic rolling down the main thoroughfare, another bold declaration in the belief…

Radio station award comes as a surprise for Cheryl Burgess

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Last month, Lincolnton native Cheryl Burgess got to go up on stage, receive an award and give a speech at a glamorous event with celebrities in attendance. It was not the Golden Globes and Burgess is no actress. The occasion was Charlotte-based radio station 107.9’s Link Leading Ladies banquet and…

Congressman visits school

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Eagle scouts

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Lincoln County Schools student Alex Childers serves as a governor’s page

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RALEIGH – Alexander “Alex” James Childers of Lincolnton recently participated in the Governor’s Page Program in Raleigh. Alex spent a week gaining valuable life experience and providing administrative support as a page for the North Carolina Department of Revenue for the week of Feb. 5-9. “The page program is an…