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Lincolnton`s 150th anniversary was an affair to remember Oct., 1935

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JASON HARPE Special to the LTN ———————————— “There was something in the air,” remarked Stewart Atkins of the Gastonia Gazette, “that would have told us, had we not already known it, that something special was on hand.” Reports of astonishment and sheer amazement filled the local papers on Monday, Oct.…

Around Town Briefs

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL First United Methodist Church, Cherryville, will be having vacation bible school July 22 – 26 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Lift Off! Soaring to New Heights with God.” Call (704) 435-6732. PLAY Miracle Tabernacle Ministries will present Curtis Blake’s “A Man Sensitive to…

Food, fun and a first for Betty’s Bistro and Bakery

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Last Thursday, members of the Denver Area Business Association (DABA) gathered at Betty’s Bistro and Bakery for some food and fun. The event, which was this month’s Business After Hours happening, was an occasion to put business on the backburner and focus on having a good time. It was the…

Working on local fishing TV show leads her to new career

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Many who sit in an office all day likely dream of being able to work from the comfort of home. For Beverly Weston, owner of Morningstar Travel in Denver, that dream is a reality. Weston is enjoying much success in her home-based business, although things did get off to a…

Lake Calendar

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Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meets 7:10 p.m. Tuesdays in the Asbury United Methodist Church parlor. Weigh-in starts at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (704) 735-5484 or (704) 735-6433. East Lincoln Community Garden Club meets 9:45 a.m. the second Monday of each month at Webbs Chapel Church on Webbs…

Around Town 7/18/2007

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REVIVAL MEETING Fairview Baptist Church, 5084 Fairview Church Road will hold revival starting today through Friday. Services begin 7 p.m. There will also be special singing. Take N.C. 27 West to Flay Road, turn left onto Fairview Church Road. CONCERT Brian Jackson will perform a free concert at Boger City…

Thank you for your dedication and service

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(Above photo, from left) Renee Coulter, who will be taking over for Robert Hamilton on the board of adjustment, offers congratulations to him. (Below picture) Robert Hamilton and Becky Burke share a laugh with Steve Gurley at the Lincolnton board of adjustment and planning board meeting Tuesday, which was the…

East Lincoln County park to be ready by Spring 2008

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After 10 years in the making, residents of east Lincoln finally saw visible progress for a park in their area. when Lincoln County Parks and Recreation held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday evening for the Beatty’s Ford Access Park, which is expected to be open by spring 2008. “It’s thrilling for…

Library exhibit local American Red Cross chapter

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“One thing about libraries is that they offer potential for creativity,” said Edward Trever, the Lincoln County Public Library director, who took on the position as director in May 2006. “And being able to offer that to the community is a major service.” The Charles R. Jonas Library showcases various…

A splashin’ good time

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It’s fun in the sun for these bathers at the pool at Betty G. Ross Park, and what a time it is! With hot weather, a cool, refreshing and relaxing dip is exactly what is called for when the sun beats down. Ron McCann / LTN Photo…