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Radio station changes tune

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CHERRYVILLE – WCSL 1590 AM in Cherryville has announced that their music and programming format will change from adult contemporary to contemporary Christian. Currently, WSCL simulcasts with WLON Lincolnton to provide Cherryville with news, weather and local sports as well as music from the ’70s and ’80s. The new format…

Church marks 35 years

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Messiah United Methodist Church will celebrates its 35th anniversary on Sunday, the fourth service of its Lenten renewal Celebration which has been under way this past week. The Rev. Garland Young, who served as minister and lead the formation of the new congregation in the late 1960s and who led…

Chocolate Factory has cast of 30

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It’s not easy organizing a cast of 30 children, especially when singing, dancing and oompa loompas are involved. “It’s pulling itself together at the last minute,” said Shanti Ammen, a third grade teacher. Ammen and fellow teacher Jennifer Seiracki are the proud directors of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” starring…

Family events ahead

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On Saturday, March 19 the East Lincoln Speedway will host a practice session from noon to 4 p.m. for all divisions. Spectators will be admitted free of charge. The speedway will open April 2 for the 16th consecutive season of weekly Saturday night racing. This time there are many new…

Four Friends

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Church to beautify the body and spirit

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Denver Baptist Church is offering the “Ultimate Makeover” to women in the area on April 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The church, which holds two events a year in the fall and spring, has never held a full day event. “It was something that we decided to do,”…

Around Town 3/14/2005

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CHEERLEADING CLINIC Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is offering a cheerleading clinic Tuesday and Thursday, March 29 and 31, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Block Smith Gym (old Lincolnton High School gym). The clinic, open to boys and girls ages 4 and older, will focus on basic skill moves…

Within The Week

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I’m going to be honest. I kind of don’t want to announce a certain, very exciting, upcoming event. I fear if lots of people know about it, they will all attend, and I’ll have to sit at the back, or even worse, be turned away at the door. But I…

Around Town 3/11/2005

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BFI GRANT APPLICATIONS The Lincoln County BFI Grant Board is accepting applications for grants to non-profit groups and other eligible agencies. Available March 14, deadline for the applications is in June. For more information, call Sherri Barber at 704-736-8471 or go online to www.lincolncounty.org. SURVIVAL CLASS A free women’s street…

The second time around —
Consignment store keeps treasured name

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Angela Mayberry is following in her mother’s footsteps. Growing up in Charlotte, her mother ran a children’s consignment shop called Twice Treasured. Mayberry was in elementary school and junior high. Mayberry, now a Lincolnton resident, has opened her own children’s consignment store and has called it the same name. The…