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Boutique currying ‘Favor’ with clientele

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Ivey Robinson, owner of House of Favor Boutique, always dreamed of having her own clothing shop. Last month, that dream officially came true with the opening of her store on East Main Street. Yet Robinson doesn’t take all the credit for her success. “God has opened so many doors for…

Local history buffs earn honor

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When Robert and Ann Dellinger were told they were going to receive the Lincoln County Heritage Award, the couple at first couldn’t believe it and then refused it. “I said ‘No,’” Ann said. Eventually, however, she and her husband relented. “They kept saying they were going to do it, and…

NFL players take field

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This Saturday morning, high school football players will take on pros during the Heidi Bowl NFL/High School Brawl at Lincolnton High School’s stadium. “What high school football player would not give anything to play with NFL, former NFL guys in a flag football game?” asked Brad Whitley, co-owner of Lackey…

Ministry holds conference

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Organizers of the Women’s Ministry of Reconciliation’s Second Annual Conference hope participants walk away with more than door prizes and goody bags. “I want them to be able to grab a gold nugget and take it with them – don’t leave empty-handed,” said Joeanne McSwain, the ministry’s founder. “If you…

Summer drama camp set

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The 15th Annual Lincoln Drama Camp will cover all aspects of producing a play from behind the scenes to center stage. “A lot of people have the misconception that drama camp is something for kids who want to act, but there’s so many other roles in the theater, and this…

Adopt-a-cop fun

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Wednesday was a day of both seriousness and fun at Betty G. Ross Park. This week has been dedicated as a tribute to law enforcement personnel and Wednesday’s event was part of the Adopt-A-Cop program. Following a ceremony in which the DAV (Disabled American Veterans) paid homage, activities such as…

Around Town 5/16/2007

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POOR MAN’S SUPPER/ AUCTION Southside Baptist Church, 1725 Southside Road, will have a Poor Man’s Supper and Auction 6 p.m. Saturday to benefit a planned mission trip. Pinto beans, potatoes, cornbread and slaw will be served. The auction will include miscellaneous items. The cost is $5. Call (704) 735-2418. SUNDAY…

Charity in the bag

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DAR darlings

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Jordan Sain (pictured above, left), a senior at West Lincoln High School, was recently selected as the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen of Lincoln County for 2007. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Sain of Vale. Skye Lewis (pictured above, right), a member of the…

Lincoln teachers to go on scientific adventure

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This summer, two Lincoln County teachers will experience the natural world like never before as part of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Educators of Excellence Institutes. Linda B. Yoder of North Lincoln High School will be going to the Yellowstone Ecology Institute from June 9-17. At America’s first…