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Around Town 12/19/2005

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CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE Bethel Lutheran Church on Long Shoals Road will hold its Christmas Eve service at 8 p.m. The Christmas Day service will start at 10 a.m.. HEART OF CHRISTMAS Boger City Baptist Church’s Adult Choir will perform “The Heart of Christmas” at 7 p.m. on Friday, and 10:50…

Christmas bikes are ready to roll

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Lincolnton Christian Academy students learned more than how to fix up cars after they helped donate new bicycles to needy kids. The students, who take a class on the basics of auto body collision at Auto Body Solutions on Car Farm Rd. in Lincolnton, were willing participants in the bicycle…

Not everyone gets a day off on Christmas; here’s what some do

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For most people, Christmas conjures up images of family gatherings, big meals and brightly lit trees. But for public safety workers, Christmas is spent like other work days — whether it be in a police car, fire truck or ambulance. “We try to spread the cheer of the season, and…

Around Town 12/16/2005

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PROGRAM Southside Baptist Church, 1725 Southside Road, will be holding its Christmas Cantata and children’s program Sunday. The cantata will be at 11 a.m. and the children’s program is at 6 p.m. BOARD MEETING The Lincoln Charter School board will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec.…

Five Years

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Fastenal now in Lincolnton

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Fastenal Industrial and Construction Supplies announces it is opening a Lincolnton store in the Carolina Shopping Center. The store will occupy the 4,067 square-foot end cap space adjacent to East Main Street. The Carolina Shopping Center is now occupied by the following businesses: Country Town Tire and Service Center; Dollar…

Children and Christmas make best pageant ever

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Keeping 26 children under control is no easy feat, but methods like “The Quiet Game” and “No Talking Egg Hunt” help — something Laura Estep learned while directing “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” “I made sure that I had fun with them, and I was their friend, and they knew…

Mountain home inspires art exhibit

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Take a look at Ginny Kolozvari’s art, and you won’t be surprised by the way she lives her life. The images straight from nature were inspired by her log cabin tucked away in the woods of Brevard. She and her husband built the house by hand after retiring. “It’s just…

Hospice Donation

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Santa visits Sherrills Ford restaurant

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Santa Claus took time out of his busy Christmas schedule this past Monday to pay a visit to children at a famed Sherrills Ford restaurant, Lineberger’s Cattle Company on N.C. 150. For the fifth year in a row, the restaurant hosted a toy drive to benefit area children. However, this…