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Around Town 8/20/2007

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BANQUET The National Wild Turkey Federation will host a banquet at the Lincolnton National Guard Armory on Friday from 6-10 p.m. For ticket information call 704-735-4715. There will be a raffle, door prizes and an auction. REVIVAL St. Matthew’s United Church of Christ, 4575 Maiden Hwy., will hold its annual…

Purple Shoe’s success aids Amy’s House outreach

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The Purple Shoe Thrift Store has moved to a new home on Main Street in Lincolnton. “I think it’s a much better location,” said Vicky Lingerfelt, executive director of the Lincoln County Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. “People can get in and out easier, and it’s a calmer…

2-1-1 may come to county

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If the North Carolina United Way president has his way, Lincoln County residents will soon have access to a program designed to help people in need find solutions to their problems. It’s an easy to remember phone number called 2-1-1 that allows individuals to locate resources they may not even…

Blanketeers to the rescue

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Fried pies from scratch

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Professional baseball player holds his values tight

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Former professional baseball player and coach Tony Cloninger of Denver, says having priorities straight helped his long career in baseball fall into place. When he first began coaching for the Yankees after playing professional baseball for the Braves and the Cardinals, Cloninger was inspired while reading a Zig Ziglar book.…

An evening ride

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Business After Hours

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Minister returns to Lincoln County

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Bill Bigham is living proof that God often has different blueprints for our lives than the ones we’ve drawn up. Bigham, pastor of Boger City Baptist Church for a little over two months, once dreamed of becoming a broadcaster. But all that changed when he began to feel God pulling…

Around Town 8/17/2007

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HOMECOMING Coral Park Baptist Church, Maiden Hwy. will hold homecoming Sunday with the Heritage Quartet singing at 10:30 a.m. followed by worship service and lunch. SERVICE OF BLESSING Trinity Lutheran Church, Vale, will offer a Back to School Service of Blessing Sunday at 10 a.m. The service will offer scripture…