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It’s never too late to adopt a healthier lifestyle

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It’s never too late to adopt a healthy lifestyle that will ward off diseases and promote longevity. The formula for health is pretty simple: eat right and exercise. Of course, that’s easier said than done. Experts suggest starting slow by limiting portion sizes and getting any physical exercise possible. “Staying…

Seniors celebrating 10 years of Wayne’s Feast

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When Celia Deese’s brother, Wayne Griffin, passed away on a Tuesday night in 1997, she prayed for guidance. The 61-year-old died of congestive heart failure 21 years after suffering a massive heart attack at the age of 40. When Griffin was alive he started senior meetings that were held monthly…

Race 4 Literacy Day

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Recruiting Teachers

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Around Town 4/25/2005

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CHURCH ANNIVERSARY Grace Baptist Church, 495 Horseshoe Lake Road, Lincolnton, will celebrate its 25th anniversary from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. Guest preachers include Bob Wagner and Andy Wells. The Christianaires will perform a special singing. Lunch will be served from 12:15 – 1:30 p.m.. From…

Within the Week

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The Lincolnton Lions Club had to make a tough call last Thursday night. The weekend weather was looking grim, but they had brooms to sell. What to do? After much discussion, the group decided to postpone their annual spring fund raiser. But don’t worry, unlike last year’s Apple Festival, this…

Anniversary Party

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Bike safety encouraged

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APRIL B. DILLON Extension Agent ———————————— When warm weather begins, so do outdoor activities for youth and families. Bike riding is a popular sport for many during the summer, but how many bike riders are prepared for safety on their ride? While an excellent source of exercise, bicycles are also…

Student dreams of flying high

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When Lincolnton High School senior Ryan Moore was in the third grade, he visited the United States Naval Academy for the first time. He knew then what he wanted to do with his life. “It’s awe-inspiring just seeing everyone walk around in full uniform,” he said. After excelling as both…

No make-up for festival

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Rain or shine, there will be only one date set for the 2005 Lincoln County Apple Festival. Following the cancellation of last year’s Apple Festival due to predicted severe weather, officials considered setting a make-up date for the annual event. After meeting, however, the Lincoln County Apple Festival Board of…