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Church Activities

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BREAKFAST Marvin United Methodist Church, on Startown Road, will hold a breakfast and bake sale from 7-10 a.m. Saturday. Donations will benefit the parsonage fund. TENT MEETING Poplar Springs A.M.E. Zion Church will hold a tent meeting from 3-7 p.m. Saturday. POOR MAN’S SUPPER The High Shoals Church of God…

Around Town 10/8/2010

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CLOTHING DRIVE The House of Favor International Ministry is accepting clothing donations for their Clothing Outreach Ministry in Lincolnton. To donate clothing, call Prophetess Ivey Robinson at (704) 240-9838 or (704) 419-3298. BOOK SALE The Lincoln County Public Library is accepting donations for a book sale to be held Nov.…

Support, determination aid fight against cancer

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Cindy Duncan used to dislike, but now, she can’t get enough of it. A Lincolnton resident, Duncan’s newfound love for pink has a deep meaning. The color represents Duncan’s battle — and win — with breast cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and often represented with the color…

Around Town 10/6/2010

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CLOTHING DRIVE The House of Favor International Ministry is accepting clothing donations for their Clothing Outreach Ministry in Lincolnton. To donate clothing, call Prophetess Ivey Robinson at (704) 240-9838 or (704) 419-3298. BOOK SALE The Lincoln County Public Library is accepting donations for a book sale to be held Nov.…

New store focuses on plus-sized consignments

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Lora Desantiago has opened Plus Size Resale and More in Lincolnton. The shop offers clothing and shoes for men, women and children. It also carries toys, Halloween costumes, shoes, purses, home dйcor and non-refrigerated groceries. “We have a little bit of everything,” Desantiago said. All of the gently used items…

Homecoming Queens

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Local high schools are celebrating their homecomings throughout the fall football season, and crowning Homecoming Queens. Above, East Lincoln Homecoming Queen Shonnel Luckey is escorted by her father, Marcus Luckey. Below, Allison Seagle was crowned 2010 West Lincoln High School Homecoming Queen. She is the daughter of Rodney and Teresa…

Volunteers gather half ton of trash

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Most youngsters like to sleep in on weekends. But students from Lincoln Charter School skipped that option to participate in the N.C. Big Sweep Saturday. Almost 50 volunteers met at Beatty’s Ford Park in Denver to clean Lake Norman. Among those volunteers were Brandon Overlin, Kris Brown, Ryley Harbour, brothers…

‘I have always wanted to ride a Ferris wheel’

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Nine-year-old Zachary Dilello was diagnosed with autism and apraxia, developmental and speech disorders, at birth. On Friday, those disorders were not a problem as he enjoyed Denver Days’ “Special Needs Kids Day.” Zachary explored the fairgrounds, rode the Ferris wheel and munched on sweet treats with his mother, Erica Dilello,…

Victory Moments snaps candid shots of young athletes

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Friends Diane Kinsch and Shannon Avason spend a lot of time photographing their children playing baseball with the East Lincoln Optimist Club. The Denver residents were being asked to take pictures of their children’s friends and other athletes at the games and practices. Someone commented that the moms “should be…

Parris ordained

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