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Class reunion

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58th anniversary

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Food donations getting book borrowers off the hook

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Lincoln County library patrons can donate canned food to pay off their fines today through Wednesday. “We thought this would be a neat opportunity to help out our patrons as well as give back to the community,” said Jennifer Sackett, library director for Lincoln County. One can or box of…

Animal Services offering vouchers for fixes

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On Saturday, Lincoln County Animal Services will offer 50 vouchers to be used toward low-cost spay and neutering. Animal Services and the Lincolnton Animal Hospital have teamed up for this first-time offering. Vouchers will be sold at Animal Services beginning 10 a.m. on a first-come, first-serve basis. The vouchers can…

Veterans face tough economy as they enter workforce

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Justin Keever knows how it feels to come out the military and be thrown into a workforce that has become increasingly competitive in the current down economy. “I know there are a lot of guys coming out (of the military) that can’t get a job,” he said. “I am thankful…

Church Activities

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PANCAKE BREAKFAST Bess Chapel United Methodist Church will hold a pancake breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday. Proceeds will benefit the UMAR and other church projects. For more information, call the Rev. Byers at (704) 435-6040. FAMILY AND FRIENDS Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 8510 Unity Church Road, Denver, will hold a…

Couple moves hardware business from Florida

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A Florida couple has packed up their 6-year-old hardware business, and moved to Denver to open Lake Norman Hardware and Home. Owners Yvonne and Ken Gurney, originally from the United Kingdom, opened the store Nov. 1. They liked the climate and friendly community Denver offered. “We’ve had a lot of…

Agency owner brings modeling search to home town

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Jaffa Models International is coming to Lincolnton to look for its next big star. The Chicago-based modeling agency, will hold an open call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 till 4 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center Saturday. There is no fee or cost to attend the open…

Southern Saddles

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Around Town 11/19/2010

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SHOEBOXES Volunteers across Lincoln County are collecting shoe boxes, filled with gifts that will be sent to children in more than 90 countries. Local collection sites include Boger City Baptist Church, 2201 E. Main St., Lincolnton; Anthony Grove Baptist Church, 100 Anthony Grove Road, Crouse and Denver United Methodist Church,…