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Champions again

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Raising money with golf

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Want to tee up and support a good cause? This spring offers two opportunities to mix charity with pleasure. First up is a golf tournament organized jointly by the Relay for Life teams at Pisgah United Methodist Church and Salem Baptist Church. “We’re just trying to raise as much money…

Lessons taught in `Parenting Matters` class

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It’s easy enough to become a parent, but learning the proper way to care for a child can be challenging. “We don’t come into the world knowing how to be a parent. No one does,” said Melinda Houser with the Cooperative Extension, who teaches the class “Parenting Matters.” The eight-week…

Sons of Confederate Veterans Scholarship winner

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Around Town 4/21/2006

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POKER RUN CANCELED Due to possible inclement weather, the Red Cross Poker Run set for Saturday will be rescheduled at a later date yet to be announced. GOSPEL SINGING There will be gospel singing by Tri-City from Alabama at 11 a.m. Sunday at Spirit Life Praise and Worship Center (formerly…

Tortilla chip maker expanding, letting chips fall where they may

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During a tour Tuesday of the R.W. Garcia plant in the Lincoln County Industrial Park, members of Leadership Lincoln learned the tortilla chip manufacturer is expanding. According to plant manager Greg Huffstetler, a second manufacturing line should operational by October. “We currently have 35 employees,” said Huffstetler. “We hope to…

Around Town 4/19/2006

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QUILTERS The Lincoln Quilters will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center for their monthly meeting. The program will be “Trunk Show” by Jean Funderburk, who will also provide helpful hints and tips for quilting. Visitors are always welcome. DABA NETWORK LUNCHEON The Denver Area Business…

4-H students learning to stitch in time

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Pint-sized sewers in the Lincoln County 4-H’s “Mom and Me Sewing Class” won’t have to worry about ripped hems or falling-off buttons. The students spent two days learning the basics of sewing, something many modern people don’t know. “I think it’s just a dying art,” said April Dillon, an extension…

Annual Poker Run Saturday

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The American Red Cross – Lincoln County Chapter will be holding it’s second annual Poker Run. Registration is at 10:30 am Saturday, starting at Zippers on North Generals Boulevard There are three additional stops and then it ends at Zippers with some great food and entertainment. Registrations Fee is $15.…

Golf Outing

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The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce announces its annual spring membership golf outing takes place Wednesday, May 3 at the Lincoln Country Club. Registration begins 10 a.m. with lunch to follow at 11 a.m. Tee-off starts at noon. Cost is $65 for members/$70 for non-members. Registration by individual handicap only,…