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Health, fitness and a little magic

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On the last day of Older Americans Month, a group of Lincoln County seniors celebrated National Senior Health and Fitness Day. They learned about fitness, nutrition and the dangers of osteoporosis. They were also entertained by a magic show – complete with doves and a startled bunny. “We don’t want…

Mind mapping: Thinking outside the box no clichй

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People recently packed a weekly meeting of the Lincolnton Toastmasters at the Lincoln Campus of Gaston College and were given different colored pens and paper where they drew circles, lines and words. It wasn’t an art or English class, however, that had people drawing: it was the introduction to a…

Jesus project

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Grand opening

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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…

Around Town 5/31/2006

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NATIONAL TRAILS DAY South Mountains will celebrate National Trails Day at 9 a.m. Saturday. During this Volksmarch-style event hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians can enjoy the park on many of the trails. Hikers and bikers can register in the main parking lot from 9 – 11 a.m. and equestrians can…

Retired teacher compiles book of poems

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Her book is titled “There’s One for You and One for Me,” and Carolyn Burgess hopes the title proves true. “I did not want to settle on any one theme throughout the book,” said the retired teacher. “I wanted something for everyone.” The book of poetry includes 35 poems written…

DAR, a family tradition

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Remember

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Ric Goodhue addressed those who assembled at the courthouse Monday evening in remembrance of those who served the military in times of peace and combat, and spoke about the importance of Memorial Day as well as thanked those who turned out. (above photo) Standing behind a universal symbol of a…