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Around Town 6/7/2006

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FRESH START The Fresh Start Widow Group of the Greater Gaston Area will have as its guest speaker Karen Willis, assistant manager of cardiac health and fitness center of Caramount Health, when it meets 6 p.m. Thursday at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church (Family Life Center), 190 E.…

Ministry helps men find faith behind prison walls

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It’s easy to drive quickly past the Lowe’s heading towards downtown Lincolnton, rushing to or from work and other daily obligations. It’s easy to forget what lays just behind the Lowe’s Hardware Store in Lincolnton – the Lincoln Correctional Center, a medium-security prison that houses 202 inmates serving a range…

“God Rocks” area youth Sunday night at Denver UMC

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(Left photo) Benton Blount (right), lead singer of Seven Miles, led the youth rally “God Rocks” at the picnic shelter of Denver United Methodist Church Sunday evening. (Right photo) Youth from churches in both Catawba and Lincoln counties praised and worshipped during the second annual event. Jon Mayhew / LTN…

ELAC goes on offensive over temporary sign issue

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While proposed changes to the Lincoln County sign ordinance wait to be reviewed by the county planning board and approved by county commissioners, members of the East Lincoln Area Council (ELAC) are going on the offensive in response to a petition given to commissioners at a recent meeting. The petition…

Older Americans Celebration 2006

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Hog Happenin’ fixin’s ’n’ fun

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You call that trash “music?” As a matter of fact, yes, and we call it “Fresh Trash.”

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North Lincoln H.S. “Band of Knights” complete successful 2005 -06 season

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Recently, the “Band of Knights” of North Lincoln High School held its annual Awards Night Ceremony, celebrating the successes of the year in band, and recognizing students who had made outstanding achievements in the area of band music. High on the list of the band’s achievements was its recent trip…

Fun for all

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Around Town 6/2/2006

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PARENTING MATTERS Parenting Matters, a hands-on, creative learning program for parents of children ages birth – 5 who want to make a difference in their child’s life and improve their parent-child relationship, begins June 7 through Aug. 2. Participants must attend seven out of eight classes to receive a Certificate…