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Coalition raising awareness

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The Lincoln County Coalition Against Domestic Violence will be kicking off Domestic Violence Awareness Month with presentations and a memory walk Sunday in Lincolnton. The event will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Citizens Center and outside the courthouse. It will also serve as a 15th anniversary…

Krewe VII planned for Saturday at Woodside

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Krewe VII will take place 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Woodside Plantation in Lincolnton. “We think it’s a lot of fun,” said Rick Ramseur, owner of Woodside Plantation. “It’s a family event. There’s something for everyone.” The $20 ticket price includes a 5 p.m. magic show by Ramseur, a…

Around Town 10/2/2009

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PUMPKIN PATCH The Boger City United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch will be open through Oct. 31. The pumpkin patch will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from Noon until 9 p.m. on Sundays. All proceeds will benefit the church’s mission ministry. FISH FRY The South Fork…

Ion Britton bringing back metal

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After a 20 year absence, Ion Britton has reformed and plans to rock its hometown. “This is the heavy metal stimulus package — five bucks, two bands,” said guitarist Dave Keener. The band will perform midnight Saturday at the Lincoln House in Lincolnton. Another band, Stone Buzzard, will perform at…

Trinity Lutheran performs ‘Cotton Patch Gospel’

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Trinity Lutheran Church will present a new take on a classic Biblical tale this Saturday. “Cotton Patch Gospel” will be performed 5 p.m. Saturday at the church, located at 2700 Reepsville Road. Price of admission is three nonperishable food items, which will go to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County and…

Rain response sparks anger over Denver Days

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Even if the weather got ugly later, folks who showed up to Denver Days before the rain appeared to be having a good time. Above, 10-year-old Tabitha Tarleton and her 9-year-old brother Andrew take a spin on the Catch-N-Air amusement ride on Friday. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo Craig Woolard…

Wendy’s opens new store on N.C. 16 in Denver

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Wendy’s, one of the world’s largest hamburger fast food chains, has opened in Denver. The restaurant, known for its chili, baked potatoes, milkshakes and square hamburgers, opened Sept. 23. Wendy’s, founded by Dave Thomas in 1969, has more than 6,600 restaurants in the United States with 1,400 operated by Wendy’s…

50th wedding anniversary

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Rodney and Joyce Burgin will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 2. They were married in 1959 in Gaffney, S.C. A surprise party was thrown for them by family and friends Sept. 19 at Glen Oaks Country Club. They are the parents of Sherry Cottingham of Indian Trail, Shelia and…

Five generations

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Bible Bee winners

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