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50th reunion

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Church Briefs

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REVIVAL SERVICES Maiden Wesleyan Church, located at 1125 Ivy Church Road, will have revival services 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. Kenny Greenway will be the guest speaker. FIRST SUNDAY LUNCH Crouse United Methodist Church will have a luncheon from Noon until 1:30 p.m. Sunday…

Around Town 10/30/2009

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PUMPKIN PATCH The Boger City United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today through Saturday. All proceeds will benefit the church’s mission ministry. CHARITY BREAKFAST Lincoln County Schools will have a charity breakfast beginning 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the Fatz Cafe. The cost…

Home restored to former beauty

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Pam Etheridge always loved looking at the old house when she passed by it at the intersection of N.C. 27 E. and N.C. 73. One day, she decided to buy it. “We just wanted to restore it to how it should look,” she said. The Link House was built in…

Kicking off new season

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A marimbist who started playing with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra at the age of 11 will perform at the Lincoln Cultural Center. “She has a very wide repertoire, from Bach to the Beatles,” said Rosemary Hubbard, a board member of the Lincoln County Concert Association. Naoko Takada has played the…

Woman works to help Honduran orphanages

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Tara Garcia moved to Honduras to be a teacher, but she discovered her calling was outside of the classroom. From 2004-2006, Garcia, a Cherryville native, spent much of her time in Honduran orphanages falling in love with the children there. “There would be 30 children and maybe two adults helping…

Six Lincolnton candidates profiled

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Starting on page 11A of today’s edition, the Times-News is printing a significantly revised version of the profiles and questions to city office candidates that appeared in Wednesday’s edition. This time, everyone had something to say. After Wednesday’s edition appeared in print, Mayor David Black contacted the Times-News to explain…

Six Lincolnton candidates profiled

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Starting on page 11A of today’s edition, the Times-News is printing a significantly revised version of the profiles and questions to city office candidates that appeared in Wednesday’s edition. This time, everyone had something to say. After Wednesday’s edition appeared in print, Mayor David Black contacted the Times-News to explain…

Kennel service serves Denver

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Ed and Sherry MacDonald hated the idea of leaving their precious dog Dolly behind while they went away on vacation. But the couple could not take Dolly with them so they left her at a veterinary office. The MacDonalds made sure to leave Dolly’s favorite treats and toys with the…

City candidate profiles

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Below we take a look at the six candidates running for Lincolnton city offices. Included are personal profiles and their answers to a list of policy and opinion questions. The Times-News sent an e-mail to all six candidates last week with an attached questionnaire. They were invited to participate and…