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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…

A hundred year blessing

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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…

Weekend Fun

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Destiny Dellinger (left) and her mom, Brandy, competed in a water gun race for prizes. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Josh Underwood enjoyed a ride on the merry-go-round. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

93rd birthday

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50th anniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth C. Dellinger of Pumpkin Center celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 30 at the family pond. The couple was married July 30, 1955 in York, S.C. The event was hosted by their children and grandchildren and attended by close family and friends. They have five children,…

Receiving relief from drug costs

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For seniors on a budget, buying expensive prescription drugs can be a challenge. Karen Leonhardt, director of Lincoln County Senior Services, has heard more than once, “We have to choose between food, shelter and prescription drugs.” Relief is now coming to seniors who have been forced to make that choice.…

ECA apple pies in high demand

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Lincoln County residents can’t get enough of the Extension Community Association’s homemade fried apple pies. “The first reason is they’re really good,” said Ruth Eurey, a member of the ECA. “The next is, people don’t want to make them.” It’s true that the process to produce a fried apple pie…

Five generations

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Katherine’s Grill a dream come true

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It’s one-stop shopping. Pump the gas, pick up merchandise at the convenience store and eat at Katherine’s Grill. The grill, located off Time’s Store on North Aspen Street, is perfect for customers on the go. The restaurant offers dine-in or carry-out, serving fresh meat every day. Which is how owner…