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“Tis open-air, and good Shakespeare thy fare”

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The month of August can now be known as the month of the Bard. The Lincoln Theatre Guild will be performing William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at various parks in Lincoln County on Friday and Saturday nights this month. The shows are sponsored by Century…

Around Town 8/5/2005

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LINCOLN COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN The Lincoln County Republican Women’s Club will meet Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the House of Pizza. The speaker will be Johnathan Rhyne. Bring a friend. Husbands are welcome. For more information call (704) 735-3868. COALITION OF CHURCHES The Coalition of Churches will meet 7…

Lake Calendar

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SECOND FRIDAY WAYNE’S SENIOR FEAST Second Friday Wayne’s Senior Feast will be held Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. at Capt’n Pete’s Restaurant. Cost is $6 per person. Reservations and payment is due by Wednesday, Aug. 10. Barney Bumgardner and Jerry Boone will lead a sing-along for entertainment. FINANCIAL SEMINAR Denver…

“Saturation” campaign well underway

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and the NC Wildlife issued 43 citations, 45 warnings, 14 boating while impaired charges and 9 night boating charges this weekend on Lake Norman. The event, “Saturation on the Lake,” which has been going on for three years, is an attempt to rid some of…

Around Town 8/3/2005

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GOSPEL SINGING The Flowers Family of Gastonia will be in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at Grace Baptist Church on Horseshoe Lake Road. REUNION The annual Schrum-Shrum reunion will be Sunday at St. Matthews United Church of Christ. There will be a picnic at 1 p.m. followed by a business…

Stitched From the Soul: The Farmer-James Collection of African-American Quilts opens

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A passion for Southern folk art inspired collectors A. Everette James Jr., and his wife, Nancy Jane Farmer, of Chapel Hill. After years of collecting, the couple bought and restored a historic Primitive Baptist church in Martin County. Today, the Gothic Revival-style church serves as a museum, St. James Place,…

Visiting a familiar friend

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Around Town 8/1/2005

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LINCOLN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC MEN The Democratic Mens Group of Lincoln County will meet at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Lincoln House Restaurant, 604 Clark Drive. The meeting will cover precinct organization, voter registration drives, and new volunteer recruitment. This is a continuing meeting to be held the first Saturday of…

To save a life

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Lincolnton post office mural to be rededicated

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On Wednesday, August 10, at 9:00 a.m., the Lincoln County Historical Association will rededicate the “Threshing Grain” mural by Richard Jansen at the Lincolnton Post Office. In addition to the rededication, the Association will display nine paintings by the mural`s artist that his stepson has donated to the museum. The…