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Senior Games partnering with Gaston Co.

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Lincoln County has partnered with Mecklenburg and Cleveland counties’ Senior Games teams in the past, but this year’s partnership with Gaston County feels like the perfect fit, organizers said. “It’s just more convenient and just something that we felt would be better for the participants,” said Marti Hovis, director of…

Denver kids launch social network site

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When Zachary Swauger, 12, wanted to join an online social network last summer, his parents, Kurt and Michelle Swauger, didn’t think it was a good idea. The Denver parents were concerned about the safety and content of networks, such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace. Realizing other parents had similar concerns,…

Volunteers needed to help build rain garden

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Volunteers are needed to help build a rain garden at the Florence Soule Shanklin Library Branch Feb. 19. Representatives from the Lake Norman Covekeepers, Lincoln Natural Resources Committee (LNRC), East Lincoln Master Gardeners Club, Lincoln County Parks and Recreation, Lincoln County Environmental Health and library volunteers have been planning the…

Denver clinic hosts fundraiser for Special Olympics

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A Denver acupuncturist will be hosting a fundraiser for the Special Olympics of Mecklenburg and Lincoln counties on Saturday. Dr. Abe Rummage, owner of AcuCare Clinic, will donate 100 percent of each patient’s $65 acupuncture treatment to the Special Olympics during special clinic hours, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.…

Around Town 2/2/2011

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SOCCER SIGN-UPS Registration is underway for the 2011 Youth Spring Soccer League, sponsored by the City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation. Registration will be at the William Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park. Players can register 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturdays and 8:30 a.m. to 5…

Pie expert

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Yoder, Dunston Wedding

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Laura Elizabeth Yoder and Ellis Dunston exchanged marriage vows Saturday, August 28, 2010 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. The bride is the daughter of Alfred and Linda Yoder of Lincolnton. She is the granddaughter of Richard and Louise Burris. She is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill with a Doctor of Pharmacy…

Laney, Cole Engagement

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Sally Elizabeth Laney and Kevin Andrew Cole announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Sally is the daughter of James and Aneta Laney of Lincolnton. She is a graduate from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She is currently working in the operating room at…

Around Town 1/31/2011

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SOCCER SIGN-UPS Registration is underway for the 2011 Youth Spring Soccer League, sponsored by the City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation. Registration will be at the William Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park. Players can register 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturdays and 8:30 a.m. to 5…

65th anniversary

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Guy and Etrulia McIntosh of Mt. Holly will celebrate their 65th anniversary Jan. 26. They were married in 1946 in York, S.C. In 1950, they moved into their new home on the grounds of Guy’s birthplace and still live there. The couple has two sons, one daughter, five grandchildren and…