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Around Town 10/13/2010

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REVIVAL The House of Favor International Ministries, 7225 N.C. 10 W., Vale, will hold a revival 7 p.m. tonight-Thursday. Apostle Lenole Brown of St. John’s Holiness Church in Bessemer City will be the guest speaker. CMC PROGRAM Jenny Drennen YMCA Instructor, will present a program on Exercise Alternatives beginning 2…

Family Video opens at old Movie Gallery site

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Lincoln County residents now have more options when it comes to renting video games and movies with the opening of Family Video. Family Video opened in the former Movie Gallery space on Sept. 24. Movie Gallery shut its doors earlier this year after the national chain filed for bankruptcy. Family…

Celebrating their rights

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Students hypnotized

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Long way down

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Free Halloween festival for kids

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On Saturday, Oct. 30, the Partnership for Children will hold the second annual Family Spooktacular at the WoodMill Festival Grounds in Vale. This free family event with a free hot dog lunch is geared toward families with young children and will help raise awareness of the Partnership for Children’s funded…

New store helps fulfill co-owner’s ambition

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Carrie Wadlinger has finally fulfilled her “bucket list” with the opening of LKN Back in the Day, an old-fashioned country store. Wadlinger, had already accomplished everything else she wanted before she dies, which is typically referred to as a “bucket list,” except open her own business. “At 65, I can…

Denver writer pens book on holy days

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Denver resident Thomas Thorne has written his first book, The Wonder and Majesty of God’s Festivals and Holy Days. The book, published by Authorhouse, outlines the importance of the Holy Days. A few highlights from the book are: n The past, present and future of the Holy Days. n The…

Census: Big income drop followed population boom

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Call it the migration bust: Many of the fast-growing U.S. areas during the housing boom are now yielding some of the biggest income drops in the economic downturn. Lincoln County, which saw rapid growth in its eastern areas over the last few years, was no exception to the steep economic…

Burke, Dellinger Wedding

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Kristen Suzette Burke and Wesley Samuel Dellinger exchanged marriage vows September 25, 2010 at Mt. Anderson Baptist Church. Rev. Donald Cline and Dr. Chris Griggs officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Tina Burke of Maiden. Her grandparents are Charles and Carolyn Burke and…