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Lake Calendar

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CLASH OF THE CLERGY Ten pastors will compete in a stock car race Saturday, Aug. 27 at the East Lincoln Speedway, 1873 Mariposa Road. The event will benefit East Lincoln Christian Ministries. Gates will open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7:30 p.m. The evening’s entertainment will include racing for…

Around Town 8/24/2005

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HOMECOMING West Lincolnton Baptist Church on Reepsville Road will hold homecoming Sunday. SPEAKER Sword of the Rock will be hosting a “Manifestation of the Spirit of God” on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. at the New Life Christian Fellowship, 1525 Riverview Road. Speakers include apostle Clinton Baker and prophetess…

School staff says goodbye to summer

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Students aren’t the only ones who say goodbye to the freedom of summer. This week teachers across Lincoln County have been adjusting to life back in academia. Like their students, many are excited and ready to get started. They missed the routine and schedule of the school year and they…

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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Lookin’ for a home…owner, that is

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Habitat for Humanity is looking for a family to fill the recently-finished home in Pumpkin Center. The 1,200-square-foot, three-bedroom, one-and-a-half bath home is located off of Lee Lawing Road close to North Lincoln High School. John Pagel, vice-president for Habitat for Humanity in Lincoln County and construction manager for the…

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…

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.…