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Around Town 1/7/2011

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CUGOL The Computer Users Group of Lincolnton (CUGOL) will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, at the Lincoln County Library, 306 W. Main Street in Lincolnton. Anyone interested in computers is welcomed to attend. For more information, call (704) 735-6433. FRESH START GROUP The Fresh Start Widows Group of the…

Car audio systems biz opens

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Stephen Silva has opened Sound City in Lincolnton. The shop sells radios, speakers, amplifiers, sound woofers, alarm systems, remote starters, lighting systems, wheels and window tinting for cars. Installations can be handled at the store. An appointment is not required for installations. Sound City will install any merchandise, regardless if…

New ministry offering free food

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Two Fishes and Five Loaves Food Pantry has many volunteers who know how it feels to be in need, and they’re grateful to now be on the giving end. “I said ‘If I ever get on my feet, I’m going to be a willing vessel to help others,’” said Vivian…

Photo exhibit on display

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City Council member donates blood cells

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Larry Mac Hovis, a member of the Lincolnton City Council, spent his Christmas hopefully giving his sister the gift of life. “Hopefully this will work,” Hovis said. “It’s her only chance, really.” Judy Griffin, Hovis’ sister, was diagnosed with leukemia a year ago. She had two treatments of chemotherapy and…

WLHS pageant promotes NJROTC

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Last year, the Miss West Lincoln High School Pageant raised $2,000 for the school’s NJROTC. This year, organizers hope to have equal success. “The way I look at it, the NJROTC is our future,” said Belinda Bryson, who is in charge of the pageant. “All of our young boys are…

Lincoln County Beekeepers Association offers class

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Bees may be staying snug in their hives this winter, but the Lincoln County Beekeepers Association is buzzing with activity. The group will host an eight-week class on beekeeping beginning Jan. 26 at the Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton. The cost is $25, which covers supplies. “The class is going…

Wedding: Cherry, Swink

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Alexandra Kay Cherry and Ethan Lee Allen Swink exchanged marriage vows Saturday, November 13, 2010 at Queens Landing in Mooresville. Pastor Roger Franklin officiated the 6 pm ceremony. The bride is a 2009 graduate of North Lincoln High School and plans to pursue a career in hairstyling at The Hair…

Around Town 1/5/2011

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ABC BOARD The ABC Board will meet at noon today in the boardroom of the ABC store at Crossroads Centre, Stanford Drive, in Lincolnton. This meeting is open to the public. SENIOR GAMES A Senior Games informational meeting will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday in the multi-purpose room…

Wedding: Marrs, White

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Tara Marie Marrs and Christopher Neil White exchanged marriage vows Saturday, October 9, 2010 at Wood Mill Winery. Dr. Dixon Free officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Randy and Rosemary Stanley of Lincolnton. She is a 2004 graduate of East Lincoln High School and graduated…