Celebrated in St. Augustine in 1565
According to the late historian, Michael Gannon (1927-2017), the first Thanksgiving actually occurred in St. Augustine, Fla., in 1565.
Each light on the tree signifies a loved one to be honored or remembered.
Crouse United Methodist Church/CUMC Outreach Class sponsors “Lighting the Tree” as a project to help support Christian Ministries of Lincoln County.
Accountant was beloved organist at St. Paul’s Lutheran
Make plans to attend on Nov. 5 at 4 p.m. when St. Paul’s Lutheran in Crouse will dedicate their new organ, in memory of Terri Quickel Blake. Doug Brady will perform a selection of music.
NCTO: China exploiting Uyghurs in forced labor
The American government must act now against China’s forced-labor practices. That’s the word Thursday from Kristi Ellis, the vice president of communications for the National Council of Textile Organizations.
Plus: Corinth Baptist prepares now for live Nativity
With Hallowe’en around the corner, many area churches are preparing for a spook-tacular time.
Cooper earns best-in-show honors
Congratulations to them all! That’s the word this week from the Arts Council of Lincoln County: thanks and felicitations to all who took part in the annual competition.
Williams: Local organization in desperate need of help
Having an awful time covering the soup kitchen on holidays. They are trying to work on the 2024 calendar, but still do not have any holidays in November or December of 2023 filled. Plus, some Saturdays are still open.
Gymnasium to be dedicated in his memory, Oct. 15
Johnny Colvard, the much-loved phys-ed coach at the school who also spent some three decades as a respected staffer of the Lincoln County Schools, will have the school’s gymnasium dedicated in his memory on Oct. 15 at 3 p.m.
Bridal gowns and more by local designer
Cook revealed that she has been creating garments for as far back as she can remember. She jokingly observed that some of her first clients were her own Barbie dolls, and she still uses them from time to time.
Golf Tournament had its biggest turn-out yet
There were 109 golfers at the Lincoln Country Club for the worthy cause last week,