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Around Town 5/14/2007

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BAPTIST CAMP ANNIVERSARY South Mountain Baptist Camp, located in Burke County, will celebrate 50 years of faith Aug.18. If you are a former staff member, speaker, camper, camp committee members or have contributed in any way to the work of SMBC, call Miranda Beal (704) 740-5306; e-mail: smbcstaff@yahoo.com. MAYFEST Mayfest…

50th Anniversary

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Writing competition winners announced

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Winners of the Flo Robinson Literary Competition were announced at a ceremony at the Lincoln Cultural Center April 30. The 24th annual ceremony began at 7 p.m. with the elementary and middle school participants reading their winning poetry and prose entries. The high school and adult winners began at 8…

Chamber golf outing OK

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The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Spring Membership Golf Outing took place May 9 at the Lincoln Country Club. It was chaired by Johnny Lineberger, Lincoln Bonded Warehouse. AT&T The Real Yellow Pages served as this year’s presenting sponsor. Ninety-six Chamber members and guests played in the event, which raises…

Book/Food Sale at Sherrills Ford

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Hungry book lovers will want to mark their calendars for Saturday. That’s the day the Sherrills Ford Friends of the Library host book and food sales. Gently used books and doughnuts will be sold starting at 8 a.m. Hot dogs and sodas will also be available. A drawing for an…

Two invited to be part of All-State Honors Band

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Two Lincoln County high school students recently participated in the All-State Honors Band at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill April 27-29. One of the highest honors for high school band students, North Lincoln High School senior saxophone player Michael Harvey and West Lincoln High School sophomore French…

American Legion Post 30 closing in on a goal

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Kiser Intermediate School was the beneficiary of a gift of 37 framed posters presented the school by American Legion Post 30. The posters bear the national motto, “In God We Trust.” The aim of the Legion is put the motto in all Lincoln County Schools classrooms. The Legion has delivered…

Working as secretary for three churches a juggling act done with finesse

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If someone had told Deana Sain Palmer years ago that she would be a church secretary someday, she wouldn’t have believed it. If someone had told her she’d be the secretary for three different churches, she probably would have had a good laugh. But that’s exactly what she is. Palmer,…

Around Town 5/11/2007

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FILL THE BOOT The Lincolnton and Boger City firefighters will be filling their boots with donations to benefit the local Muscular Dystrophy Association. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of East Main Street and General Boulevard with their boots so that motorists may give their dollars and…

Grand opening

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