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Homemade apple butter benefits community causes

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Creating homemade apple butter is not an easy task. Apples need to be cored, sliced, cooked, squeezed, spiced and canned. “It’s a lot of work,” said John Leatherman, a volunteer. Leatherman and his fellow apple butter producers have spent the week making 400 bottles of apple butter for the Senior…

Around Town 9/1/2010

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HAUNTED TRAIL The Humane Society of Lincoln County is seeking volunteers to help with a Haunted Trail fundraiser. Volunteers must be ages 17 or older. For more information, call (704) 732-9022 ext. 2. HINTON UMC REVIVAL Hinton United Methodist Church will hold revival services 7 p.m. tonight. The Rev. Walter…

Engagement: Goodson, Gaskins

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Mr. and Mrs. Allen Eugene Goodson of Lincolnton, N.C., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jaime Nicole Goodson, to Harrison Keene Gaskins, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Keene Gaskins of Greenville, N.C. Jaime graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2005…

Lincoln painter exhibiting in Dallas

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“Misc. Perspectives … A Work in Progress: Artwork by Jason Reynolds” will be on display Aug. 31 through Oct. 30 at the Gaston County Museum of Art and History Reynolds, a Lincoln County native, is currently enrolled in the arts program at Gaston College. In this exhibit, he uses a…

Bicycle trails need community use

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A portion of the bike trails at Sally’s Y are finished, but need to be used more often by the community. Keith Isenberg, owner of Blood, Sweat and Gears Cycle and Skate Shop, has spearheaded the efforts to build the six to eight miles of trail in Denver. About 2.5…

ELCM gives book bags to area students

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Shortly before school started this year, East Lincoln Christian Ministry handed out 305 book bags filled with school supplies. Last year, the Denver-based ministry gave out 242 book bags. BB&T, of Denver, purchased 45-60 book bags for the ministry. Judy Gibson, a volunteer with the ministry, coordinated the efforts. Book…

Service provides child care for guests at events

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How many times have you been to a wedding or event, but couldn’t find a babysitter? You are left with no choice but to bring the kids. Debbie Green, of Denver, has a solution to that dilemma. She started Impressive Parties, a service offering exclusive childcare for guests who attend…

Around Town 8/30/2010

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HAUNTED TRAIL The Humane Society of Lincoln County is seeking volunteers to help with a Haunted Trail fundraiser. Volunteers must be ages 17 or older. For more information, call (704) 732-9022 ext. 2. HINTON UMC REVIVAL Hinton United Methodist Church will hold revival services 7 p.m. tonight through Wednesday. Guest…

96th birthday

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Engagement: Carpenter, Lineberger

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Mr. And Mrs. Barry Carpenter of Maiden are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Brooke Carpenter to James “Jamie” Franklin Lineberger III, son of Cheryl Lineberger of Mt. Holly, NC and Jimmy Lineberger of Ellerbe, NC. Jessica is a 2002 graduate of East Lincoln High School and…