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Flurry of events slated to support Relay for Life

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East Lincoln Relay for Life has a flurry of events coming up to benefit the American Cancer Society. Mike Bradshaw, co-captain of Team Fishing for a Cure, said East Lincoln Relay wants to raise $175,000 for the American Cancer Society. “People are stepping up to do the right thing,” Bradshaw…

Around Town 4/14/2010

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RAFFLE The Commandment Keepers Church of the Living God is holding a “Sowing of the Seeds” fundraiser raffle. For more information or tickets, call Pamela Boston at (704) 240-8146. AARP MEETING The Lincoln County AARP Chapter 3682 will meet 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Senior Center, located on South Aspen…

Around Town 4/12/2010

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COALITION MEETING The Coalition of Churches will meet 7 p.m. this evening at the Oaklawn Center. THEATRE AUDITIONS The Lincoln Theatre Guild will hold auditions for The Rocky Horror Show from 7-9 p.m. tonight, Tuesday and Thursday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Be prepared to do a cold reading from…

Egg Hunters

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New before-and-after-school care business came from pastor’s vision

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A new childcare program, focused on providing reasonable rates and quality care, has opened in Lincolnton. The Alpha & Omega Before and After School Program, known as Alpha & Omega for short, has recently opened at Without Walls Deliverance Center next week. Although the childcare facility is separate from the…

4-H students take learn the art of wool

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Home-schooled students pressed water onto wool in hopes of creating colorful felt purses Tuesday. “To some people, it may be a lost art, but there are still people who value it,” said April Dillon, 4-H director. The wool art class was taught by 71-year old Charlene Hager, who has been…

LTG adds three days of auditions

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The Lincoln Theatre Guild will be holding a second round of auditions for its upcoming production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Auditions will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at the Lincoln Cultural Center, located at 403 E. Main Street in Lincolnton. Organizers are seeking…

Students gather shoes for Haitians

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Lincolnton Middle School students raised 500 shoes in two weeks to help the relief effort in Haiti. The students exceeded their 300-shoe goal. At the start of the project, students and staff were shown a picture of a Haitian child with shoes made from soda bottles and twine. Shoes collected…

Aldridges featured at bluegrass festival

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The sweethearts of bluegrass now have a Lincoln County music festival named after them. “We want the festival to grow along with everything we’re doing,” said Darin Aldridge. The Darin and Brooke Aldridge Bluegrass Festival will take place today and tomorrow at 5799 Coot Williams Road. It’s the festival’s third…

Around Town 4/9/2010

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BARBECUE The Iron Station Church of God, located at 5467 N.C. 27 E., will have a barbecue fundraiser until 2 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. TICKET SALES The Caremor Family Pharmacy Relay for Life team will begin pre-sales Saturday for a race at the…