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Around Town 8/26/2005

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HOMECOMING AND REVIVAL There will be homecoming and revival at Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Iron Station on Sunday. Services will be at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Welchi Caldwell of Faith Memorial Baptist Church, Charlotte will be the speaker. Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m., Rev. Doctor Lincoln…

LHS second county school to boast its own athletic trainer

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Lincolnton High School athletes now have someone new to fix their bumps and bruises. In conjunction with Lincoln Medical Center, the school has hired athletic trainer Sara Edwards. “It’s been good,” Edwards said. “The people have been very helpful.” Lincolnton High School is the second high school in the county…

“Anything Goes Photography” just about what the name says

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Tina Powell remembers photographing her two children all the time while they were growing up. “I took pictures like crazy. I had a camera in every room,” Powell said. “Everytime one of the kids would smile or giggle, I would grab one of the cameras.” She also took endless pictures…

A hundred year blessing

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Lookin’ for a home…owner, that is

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Habitat for Humanity is looking for a family to fill the recently-finished home in Pumpkin Center. The 1,200-square-foot, three-bedroom, one-and-a-half bath home is located off of Lee Lawing Road close to North Lincoln High School. John Pagel, vice-president for Habitat for Humanity in Lincoln County and construction manager for the…

Lake Calendar

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CLASH OF THE CLERGY Ten pastors will compete in a stock car race Saturday, Aug. 27 at the East Lincoln Speedway, 1873 Mariposa Road. The event will benefit East Lincoln Christian Ministries. Gates will open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7:30 p.m. The evening’s entertainment will include racing for…

Around Town 8/24/2005

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HOMECOMING West Lincolnton Baptist Church on Reepsville Road will hold homecoming Sunday. SPEAKER Sword of the Rock will be hosting a “Manifestation of the Spirit of God” on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. at the New Life Christian Fellowship, 1525 Riverview Road. Speakers include apostle Clinton Baker and prophetess…

School staff says goodbye to summer

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Students aren’t the only ones who say goodbye to the freedom of summer. This week teachers across Lincoln County have been adjusting to life back in academia. Like their students, many are excited and ready to get started. They missed the routine and schedule of the school year and they…

Welcome to 2005-2006 school year

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Dear Parents, Students, and Citizens, With school starting on August 25, our students have enjoyed a longer summer break. I hope it has been a time for rest and renewal. Our school district, however, has been very busy. Two new schools are being constructed in Lincoln County: Lincolnton Middle School…

Around Town 8/22/2005

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3 FOR 1 Salem Baptist Church presents 3 For 1 on Sunday at 6 p.m. This is a non-ticketed event, and a love offering will be taken. Holly Robinson-Blanton, Jim Leonard and Stephen Robertson make up the group. The church is located at 1982 Salem Church Road in Lincolnton. For…