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Police Academy begins

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office first Citizens Police Academy begins Monday. The 11-week class will be held 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday nights and will run through graduation ceremonies Nov. 13. During the course, the 28-member class will be schooled on court procedures, criminal investigations, narcotics investigations, domestic violence,…

Red Cross sets barbecue

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The Lincoln County American Red Cross chapter will hold a barbecue chicken dinner fundraiser for the organization from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Crouse Community Center on Boy Scout Road. Tickets are $8 and include barbecue chicken, slaw, baked beans, chips, drink and homemade desserts.…

Habitat store seeks volunteers

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The Habitat Home Store, 809 E. Sycamore St., Lincolnton, accepts clean merchandise with resale potential to raise funds to build Habitat for Humanity homes. The merchandise accepted includes new and used dishes, hand tools, furniture, small appliances, light bulbs, books and bikes. Many times small items are accepted. The goal…

Around Town 8/29/2007

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SINGING “His Ministries” will perform at Grace Baptist Church on Horseshoe Lake Road in Lincolnton Saturday at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. COMPUTER USERS The Computer Users Group of Lincolnton will meet 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Jonas Library, 306 W. Main St. There will be a general question-and-answer session…

4-H employee explores Puerto Rico

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A visit to Puerto Rico brought one Lincoln County 4-H employee face to face with rainforests, salsa dancing and edible octopus. “I have the best job in the world,” said Fran L. Senters, who spent 10 days in Puerto Rico as a chaperone for an environmental service learning trip. She…

50th anniversary

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Alfred E. and Bonne P. Johnson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 8. They were married Sept. 8, 1957 at Antioch Lutheran Church in Dallas. Their family includes son David Johnson and wife Susie of Denver, son Mark Johnson and wife Samantha of Glen Allen, Va. and grandchildren Josh…

Around Town 8/27/2007

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G.R.A.C.E. SINGLES First Baptist Church of Lincolnton will screen the movie “A Perfect Stranger” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6. The movie is a G.R.A.C.E. singles event. Pizza will be served as refreshment. The church’s Fall Bible Study will resume at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Bible study will be…

Coast to Coast having fun with their kind of songs

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When people think of beach music, they may conjure up images of Myrtle Beach, circa 1955. But there’s a group of guys right here in Lincolnton who are doing their best to put beach music back on center stage. The band is called Coast to Coast, and the guys are…

Band fundraiser

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Visiting at Tucker`s Grove

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