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Hooked on Harmony

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CONOVER — Barbershop harmony echoes through the halls of Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ each Thursday night. The uplifting sounds come from the voices of Carolina Style Chorus, a chapter of the Sweet Adelines. “I love the music. It’s just a different sound,” said Jean Danaher, chorus director. Danaher…

85th Birthday

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Children experience Summer Ventures with 4-H

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The month of June was a time of true Summer Ventures for the children attending Lincoln County Cooperative Extension’s 4-H’s day camp programs. Educational activities included, absorbing the need for milk by making “kick the can ice cream,” delving into international foods and cultures of France, Japan, Kenya and Mexico,…

50th Anniversary

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What`s in a name?

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Mom’s absence doesn’t slow down business at sub shop David and Darla Melton joke about the identity of “Mom” of Mom’s Sub Shop on Dave Warlick Drive. “Depending on what mood I’m in, sometimes I’ll tell people it’s me,” David says. “They’ll freak out.” Other times Darla accepts the name…

4-Hers rewarded for achievements

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Lincoln County 4-Hers traveled to Raleigh recently to attend 4-H State Congress. Congress is the high point of the 4-H year, bringing young people from across the state to the North Carolina State University campus for a week of activity. This year’s Congress was July 19-23. Jennifer Sherrill, 19, daughter…

5oth Anniversary

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Summer Celebration

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Youth volunteers with Christian Ministry of Lincoln County were recognized Wednesday afternoon at the YMCA. Teens who spent their summer working at the non-profit organization were treated to a day of games and pizza. (Above) Karla Carroll, left, and Kelsey Brown play a game of foosball. (Above) Kyle Spolowitz takes…

Class Reunion

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Union High School Class of 1954 held their 50th class reunion Saturday, July 31 at Lincoln Country Club. From front left: Bill Sain, Jerald Hallman, Sarah Hallman, Shirley Anthony, Mary Carolyn Leatherman, Martha George, Barbara Ritchie, Ida Ballinger, Joey Doergo, Harrilene Nantz, MaryU Sue Phillips, Frankie Sue Williams, Betty Sain,…

Music Man — Hannemann reaches milestone at Emmanuel Lutheran Church

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Southern hospitality goes a long way, according to Daniel Hannemann, music minister at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Originally from Iowa, Hannemann came to Lincolnton in 1979. He has since led music at the church for 25 years. He will celebrate this milestone in his career and faith Sunday, Aug. 15 at…