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Thread Trail hires capital resources director

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The Carolina Thread Trail, also known as The Thread, has hired Lindsey Dunevant as its capital resources director. The trail will span 15 counties, including Lincoln, and reach more than 2.3 million people in 20 years. Dunevant will provide key support to the initiative by identifying local, state and federal…

South Fork VFD to receive $29,039

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A grant through the Department of Homeland Security was recently awarded to the South Fork Volunteer Fire Department, and fire officials say the money will be used to purchase new equipment. The amount of $29,039 will be used for the purchase of safety equipment that includes a thermal imaging camera,…

Around Town 6/28/2010

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85th ANNIVERSARY Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church, 318 W. Ballard St., in Cherryville, will celebrate its 85th anniversary at 7 p.m. Thursday. Gospel singing group, The Kingsmen, will perform. For more information, call the church office at (704) 435-6934 or visit www.cherryville.mmc.com. GASTON FIREWORKS The City of Cherryville will hold a…

Lincolnton man celebrates his 103rd birthday

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50th anniversary

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Larry Mac and Linda Hovis of Lincolnton celebrated their 50th anniversary June 25. They are the parents of Kynlon H. Sherrill and Allison H. Allran. Grandchildren are Alex Allran, Gabe Allran, Ginny Sherrill and Parker Sherrill.…

Young graduates

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Engagement: Yoder, Dunston

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Laura Elizabeth Yoder and Ellis Waller Dunston announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Laura is the daughter of Alfred and Linda Yoder of Lincolnton. Ellis is the son of Tom and Kirk Dunston of Conover. The wedding is planned for Saturday, August 28, 2010 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lincolnton.…

Church Activities

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CORAL PARK VBS Coral Park Baptist Church will have a Vacation Bible School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight. APPRECIATION Light House Ministry, 1816 N. Aspen St., Lincolnton, will have a pastor appreciation service 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Guest Speakers include the Rev. Jacuelyn Elliot of Mt.…

Tindall’s Professional Photography moves to owner’s home

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J.J. Tindall decided to open a photography studio in Lincolnton four years ago. But last month, he moved the business, Tindall’s Professional Photography, to his home in Iron Station. Tindall wanted to spend more time with his family. His wife and co-owner, Brandy, handles the administrative side of the business.…

Cub Scouts brave heat at day camp

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At the Piedmont Council Cub Scout Day Camp held this week in Betty G. Ross Park, boys braved the blistering heat, shot BB guns, went swimming and earned badges. “We learn some character skills,” said Debbie Heafner, director of the camp. “We learn about respect. We learn about cooperation. This…