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Around Town 10/15/2010

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FALL FESTIVAL The Independent Baptist Tabernacle, 2128 Dallas-Cherryville Highway, Dallas, will hold a fall festival from 6-9 p.m. tonight. Darin and Brooke Aldridge will perform in concert. For more information, call (704) 922-9143. YARD SALE The Spirit Life P.W.C. Church of God, 1424 Wilma Sigmon Road, Lincolnton, will hold a…

New store for old things fills up quickly

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Rose Mill Antiques & Collectibles has only been open a month and is already full of vendors selling old-fashioned wares and gifts. “I never dreamed it would fill up this quickly,” owner Penny McRee Howe said. “When I opened, I had eight vendors and three weeks later, I am filled…

RACE 101, Howe forming partnership

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RACE 101, an acronym for Research, Analyze, Consult and Educate, One-On-One is a program designed to assist all racers in their area of need. Founded by veteran crew chief Tony Blanchard of Lincolnton, Denver-based RACE 101 is now entering its second year with a new partner, Howe Racing Enterprises. Howe…

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…