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2009 Farm Family of the Year growing new crop

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The Brown family of Double B Farms in west Lincoln have been named Lincoln County Soil and Water Conservation District Farm Family of the Year. “We’ve worked all these years to better serve the conservation program,” said Clyde Brown, co-owner. “It was a reward to hear it.” Clyde’s son, Brent,…

Art quilts

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Camp focuses on service

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Christian campers are seeking people to serve this summer. Carolina Cross Connection is a service-oriented camp whose year-round office is in Lincolnton. Lincoln, Cleveland and Gaston counties all receive service. “We are still looking for more people to help,” said Kristin Fulton, director of Camp Loye White, where Carolina Cross…

Around Town 6/17/2009

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FELLOWSHIP VBS Fellowship Baptist Church, 2891 Long Circle, Iron Station, will have its Vacation Bible School for ages three to sixth grade from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today through Friday. BETHPHAGE VBS Bethphage Lutheran Church, located at the intersection of Shoal Road and N.C. 182, will have a Vacation…

Ribbon cutting

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Reunion

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The North Brook High School Class of 1959 celebrated its 50th reunion with dinner and dancing at the WoodMill Winery in Vale. There were 29 classmates in attendance out of 42 original graduates. D.J. Darin Harke played music from the ‘50s. The event closed with door prizes and special guest,…

LHS student serves as page

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50th anniversary

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Larry and Myra Little of Maiden celebrate their 50th anniversary today, June 17. They are the parents of Bobby and Gail Little of Newton, Randale and Jackie Little of Sherrills Ford, Mike and Angie Harris of Maiden and Regina and Mitchell Turner of Newton. Grandchildren are Rodney and Clay Little,…

50th anniversary

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C.C. and Donna Hunt of Iron Station will celebrate their 50th anniversary June 21. They are the parents of Ginny and Gary Pyne of Iron Station and Tim Hunt of Iron Station. Grandchildren are Aaron Pyne of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Amanda Pyne of Iron Station and Sirkka Hunt of Iron…

County opts not to buy old bank right away

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Lincoln County commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to renew the county’s lease of the old Bank of America building in the Courthouse Square for office space, rather than exercising an option to purchase the property. The county will seek a two-year extension to the lease, but will accept a three-year…