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Miss Denver Pageant Oct. 20

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The Fourth Annual Miss Denver Scholarship Pageant will be held Saturday, Oct. 20 at North Lincoln High School. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the pageant begins at 5:30 for Little, Junior and Young Miss Denver divisions. Doors open again at 7 p.m. and the competition begins at 8 for…

Around Town 10/3/2007

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HOMECOMING Heavenly View Full Gospel Baptist Church, 1000 Shady Retreat Lane in Iron Station, will hold homecoming at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Dinner will follow the service. Zion Hill Singers will be performing. 150th ANNIVERSARY Mount Zion Baptist Church of Cherryville will celebrate its 150th anniversary at 10 a.m. Sunday. Former…

Blackburn reunion

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98th Birthday

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International Festival keeps growing

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Many people say the world is a global community. This Saturday, Lincolnton will definitely be one. The ninth International Festival, sponsored by Centro Contacto Latino and the Southfork Baptist Association, will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. It’s an event that has gone from drawing about 50…

Classical pianist performs Thursday

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A 20-year-old pianist who has played Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall will make a stop at the Lincoln Cultural Center Thursday. “We liked what we heard,” said Rick Ramseur, co-chair of publicity with the Lincoln County Concert Association. Jean-Frederic Neuburger will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Cultural Center.…

Reel big fish

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Planner’s work helps manage growth in area

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There was little fanfare when Randy Williams took up a newly created post with the county in recent weeks. But his addition as principal planner could signal a new chapter in how Lincoln’s breakneck development is tackled in the future. While Lincoln is still underdeveloped enough that it does not…

Language center’s use increases

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Since opening four years ago, Lincoln County Schools’ English as a Second Language Newcomer Center has become increasingly busy. “Our need has grown every year,” said Diana Carpenter, principal of Battleground Elementary School, which uses the center’s services. The ESL Newcomer Center helps with translation, enrollment and culture shock. “When…

West Lincoln queen

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