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Around Town 1/10/2005

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SENIORS Iron Station Senior Citizens will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ironton Presbyterian Church. REVIVAL Mount Zion Baptist Church, on N.C. 274 three miles north of Cherryville, will hold revival services Jan. 23 to 28 with Sunday services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Monday through Friday nights…

Within The Week

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You better act quick; this delicious spring weather isn’t going to last long what with it being January and all, and now is an excellent time to take the kids to the playground or park or shed some of those holiday pounds at the nearest tennis and basketball courts. One…

Campaign logs 6,000 arrests

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State and local law enforcement officers wrapped up the most recent Booze It and Lose It campaign this week, logging almost 6,000 drunk driving arrests statewide. “It is only through the dedication of our law enforcement partners that we were able to make the roadways of our state safer for…

Christian singer has secret smile

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She loves to sing, and she loves the stage, but this 19-year-old Christian music singer’s favorite part of performing is praising God. “I like the ministry aspect,” said Laura Mosteller, a bank teller and Gaston College student. “I don’t think there’s anything better than seeing somebody ‘God bless’ somebody else…

101st Birthday

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50th Wedding Anniversary

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Long-time minister bids farewell

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On her first trip to Lincolnton, it became very clear to the Rev. Mary McKey that this was the place she was meant to preach. She vowed not to leave until it became equally clear that it was time to move on, and after eight years, that time has come.…

Local stylists help cancer patients cope with chemo

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The American Cancer Society recently recognized local cosmetologists for their volunteer service to the Look Good…Feel Better program. The program, a joint partnership of the American Cancer Society, the Cosmetology, Toiletry and Fragrance Association Foundation, and the National Cosmetology Association, utilizes licensed cosmetologists to teach beauty and skin care techniques…

Polilce Toolbelt

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Events planned for MLK Day

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Local groups have planned two days of activities to celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. The Lincoln County Coalition of Black Churches and the Lincoln County branch of the NAACP along with many residents have celebrated King’s birthday for many years. King was not just a hero to…