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Around Town 1/2/2008

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CLASS REGISTRATION Registration for spring classes at Gaston College is from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at both the Dallas and Lincoln Campuses. Classes begin Monday. 2nd CHANCE CLASSES Second Chance Classes are available from Gaston College from now through March. The majority of the classes are online. For…

White House Christmas

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4-H mini-garden wins award

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New Year’s revelers at winery

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Cory Sain sings along to the music while strumming his inflatable guitar at the Woodmill Winery New Year’s Party Tuesday night. The winery’s dance floor was hot Tuesday night. Partygoers danced to the “Electric Slide” while waiting to count down to midnight. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

Animals have their day at Grateful Growers

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At Grateful Growers Farm in Denver, owners Natalie Veres and Cassie Parsons do things a bit differently. “The animals get to be who they are,” said Veres. “They get to obey all their natural instincts.” The pigs and chickens at Grateful Growers receive no hormones, antibiotics or chemicals. And they…

Guardian Ad Litem seeks child advocacy volunteers

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There’s a program in the community that gives people the opportunity to advocate for children who have been abused or neglected and need someone to stand up for them. The Guardian Ad Litem program needs volunteers who are willing and able to be a voice for children who may not…

Around Town 12/31/2007

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CLASS REGISTRATION Registration for spring classes at Gaston College is from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at both the Dallas and Lincoln Campuses. Classes begin Monday, Jan. 7, 2008. 2nd CHANCE CLASSES Second Chance Classes are available from Gaston College from now through March. The majority of the classes…

Kiddie Kollege dean thrives on success

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Betty Steele has been in college for 26 years – Kiddie Kollege, that is. “It’s been that for over 50 years,” said Steele of the daycare located on Battleground Road in Lincolnton. Founded by the late Ruby Lee Walden, Kiddie Kollege was originally located on Poplar Street. Walden moved the…

Peace poster winners

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Christmas giving

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