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Around Town 2/26/2007

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DEMOCRATIC MEETING Democratic Party precinct meetings for Daniel Vale will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Union VFD. Precinct meetings for Asbury, Boger City, Long Shoals, Ore Bank and Pumpkin Center will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Lincoln County Democratic headquarters. LENTEN SERVICE St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s Lenten Service schedule…

All-star cheerleaders

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Ever-constantly serving

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(Editor’s note: Part one ran Feb. 12. The majority of that article centered upon Jerry Cochrane’s experience as a young man while in the military, and following his retirement from the military, his return home and his ever-increasing involvement in the community, especially education. The Lincoln Times-News is proud to…

Bank donates site for new LEDA office

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(Editor’s note: This article originally ran Feb. 23. However, it was inadvertently cut off, thus incomplete, which is why the LTN is re-running it.) Amidst a backdrop of rumbling truck engines, police and fire sirens and simple everyday traffic rolling down the main thoroughfare, another bold declaration in the belief…

Community reaches out to victim of fire

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Since Ralph Hull’s home on Cat Square Road burned down Valentine’s Day, local residents do not believe the outpour of support from across the county. The fire started around 4 a.m. Feb. 14 and firefighters believe it stemmed from a wood stove. Hull made it out of the home with…

Lincolnton’s Barry Matherly honored

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On Jan. 25, Barry Matherly was honored as a 2006 Main Street Champion at the North Carolina Main Street Annual Awards Dinner in Morganton. He was selected for this special recognition by the Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton in appreciation of his exceptional contributions to the downtown revitalization process. Along…

Gold Star mothers

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Oratorical contestant

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Lincoln County Schools student Alex Childers serves as a governor’s page

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RALEIGH – Alexander “Alex” James Childers of Lincolnton recently participated in the Governor’s Page Program in Raleigh. Alex spent a week gaining valuable life experience and providing administrative support as a page for the North Carolina Department of Revenue for the week of Feb. 5-9. “The page program is an…

Around Town 2/23/2007

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DIVORCECARE Hull’s Grove Baptist Church in Vale will begin a “DivorceCare” group starting Sunday, March 11 that will meet from 3:45-5:30 p.m. for 13 weeks. DivorceCare is a Christ-centered divorce support recovery group that helps individuals who are going through separation or divorce. “DivorceCare For Kids,” a similar program for…