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Enter The Annual Westport Fourth Of July Parade
Deck out in your best Red, White, and Blue.  It’s time for the Westport Fourth of July Parade. Marching bands, fire trucks, EMS, local dignitaries, and honored veterans will all be there. Bring a flag to wave, a chair, and a friend. The parade will get underway on Tuesday, July 4 at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Join In The Fun At The 25th Annual Crouse 4th Of July Parade
If you are looking for good family fun, we think you will find nothing better than visiting downtown Crouse for the Fourth of July parade at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4th rain or shine - or better yet why not be in the parade!
Monday, June 26, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library June 26 - July 1
Check out the events happening this week as the Summer Reading Program continues. Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, June 25, 2017

Lincolnton's Tammie Davis Performs Aug. 5
A decorated veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Davis was well known as a pianist and vocalist during her military service. She will open for country superstar Marty Stuart at the Foundation Performing Arts Center in Spindale, NC. 
Sunday, June 25, 2017

Weekend Events
It's the first weekend of summer and there's plenty to see and do in our area.  Here's a list of some of what's happening this weekend.
Friday, June 23, 2017

Venture Program Focuses On Youth Needs
They’re striving to help their fellow young people and to make the world a better place. They’re the members of Crouse-based Venture Crew 87, sponsored by Crouse United Methodist Church.
Friday, June 23, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
This is Danny! He is a 52 pounds boxer mix and is a little over two-years-old. Danny knows how to sit and is so smart!
Friday, June 23, 2017

NC Works Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, June 23, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is an older Spaniel mix named Pooch.  Pooch is a senior man about 7-9 years old.  He is a little overweight and would love to find a walking partner.
Thursday, June 22, 2017

Heirloom Apple Varieties Native To Lincoln County Wanted
Do you know of these variety of apples: Horse Apple, Keener Seedling, Rusty Coat or Cherryville Black that once existed (and maybe still do) in the areas of Crouse, Pumpkin Center and Cherryville.  Kerry Heafner a North Carolina native and a well-known Horticulture Extension Agent in Louisiana is looking to obtain some cuttings from them for his research.
Thursday, June 22, 2017

Lincoln County 4-H Competes At District Activity Day
This event held over two-hundred participants who had qualified because of their success at their individual county contest day.
Thursday, June 22, 2017

Action Animals Coming To Summer Reading Program, June 26
The Lincoln County Library is excited to offer two Action Animals programs to the community on Monday, June 26 as part of the 2017 Summer Reading program.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Register For Jams & Jellies Workshop, June 27
Interested in learning how to can? Register for the Jams and Jellies Workshop coming up on June 27 at the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension Demonstration Kitchen. Cost is $15. Choice of morning or afternoon workshop.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Heat Stroke Awareness For Children
The Partnership for Children of Lincoln & Gaston Counties gives us some reminders of how we can all work together to keep kids safe this summer from heatstroke.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Crouse Community Building Fundraiser June 25
The Ladies Auxiliary of Crouse Fire Department will hold a Hot Dog or Cheeseburger Lunch on Sunday, June 25 from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Crouse Fire Department with proceeds going to help restore the Crouse Community Building.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

McClure Named To Maine Maritime Academy Dean's List
Maine Maritime Academy recently named 346 students to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement in the second semester of the 2016-2017 academic year. Congratulations to Alexandra McClure of Iron Station, N.C. who is majoring in Marine Biology.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

UNRRA & World War II Child Survivors Exhibit
The Catawba County Library is hosting an exclusive post-World War II exhibit at the Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch June 23 – July 3.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Apply For 56th Annual United States Senate Youth Program
Are you a high school junior or senior interested in pursuing a public service career? Do you actively participate in an elected or appointed positon at your school? If so, it is time to consider applying for a positon at the 56th Annual United States Senate Youth Program.
Sunday, June 18, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library June 19-24
Check out the events happening this week Storyteller Sharon Clarke at the James W. Warren Citizens Center, Teen Escape Rooms, Makers and Writers Clubs, Build a Community with Legos. Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, June 18, 2017

United Daughters Of The Confederacy Hold Drawing
The Pleasant Retreat Academy recently celebrated its bicentennial and at a recent event to mark the academy’s 200th birthday, the local chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy held a drawing.
Saturday, June 17, 2017

County 4-H Members Attend 2017 Citizenship NC Focus
A delegate of Lincoln County 4-H attended 4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus, which was held in Raleigh, North Carolina June 12-14.
Saturday, June 17, 2017

Register For 2017 Hands-On Food Preservation Classes
Interested in learning how to can? Want to learn how to dry vegetables, fruits, herbs, and meat/poultry? Already know how but would like to take part in a fun refresher? Four different classes will be held over the summer months.
Saturday, June 17, 2017

Nursing Home Update
Lincolnton Rehabilitation Center recently shared with us the results of their operational survey conducted in May. They were rightfully proud of the results. We thought it an appropriate time to talk about nursing homes and provide more information.
Friday, June 16, 2017

NC Works Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, June 16, 2017

Weekend Events
The Lincoln Theatre Guild's production of "Rock of Ages" is just one of the things happening this weekend in our area.
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Battle Of The Shields Fun Day In Memory Of Joshua Warren
On Saturday June 17 the East Lincoln and Alexis Fire Departments will hold the first Joshua Lee Warren Battle of the Shields Blood Drive/Firefighter Challenge Fun Day at East Lincoln High School from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Thursday, June 15, 2017

4-H's Randall Presents Program At School Board Meeting
After her recent success at County Activity Day she was invited to show her “Garlic Butter Asparagus” recipe to the board members on Tuesday, June 13.
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is four very active Chihuahua puppies.  Are you ready for some puppy breath?
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Red Cross & LFD Partner To Make Laboratory Community Safer
The American Red Cross serving Lincoln County is partnering with the Lincolnton Fire Department to conduct a home fire safety canvassing event Saturday, June 17 in the Laboratory community.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

237th Anniversary Of The Battle Of Ramsour's Mill Celebrated
June 20 actually marks the 237th anniversary of the Battle of Ramsour's Mill that was fought in 1780 in Lincoln County but this past weekend a two-day observance of the battle was held at the historic battleground located near Lincolnton High School.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

3 Easy Steps To Becoming A Red Cross Summer Blood Donor
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood this summer for hospital patients in need and offers three easy steps people can take to help save lives.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Catawba County Library Providing Summer Lunches At Four Locations
The Catawba County Library, in partnership with Catawba County Schools, is adding a new component to its Summer Learning Program with free lunches being provided at four branch locations
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Lincoln County Summer Reading Program & Kick-Off Event June 15
On Thursday, June 15 at 6 p.m. the Lincoln County Public Library will host a kick-off event at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton to commemorate the start of the 2017 Summer Reading Program for grades 1-12 and adults.
Monday, June 12, 2017

A Day On The Lake--Litter Pickup Was Saturday
Five boats, a couple of dozen volunteers, and Lincoln County's "Wonder Woman" when it comes to cleaning up litter spent Saturday morning on the lake--but it wasn't just for fun. They were picking up litter others had left behind.
Monday, June 12, 2017

Zero K Event Raises Over $5,000
There are golf tournaments, 5k events, and other fundraisers for various causes. Saturday's 2nd annual Zero K for Warrior 360 had a start and finish line just feet apart in front of Joey's Food & Pizza in Denver.  When it was done, the event raised over $5,000 for a worthwhile cause.
Monday, June 12, 2017

Proposed Subdivision On Little Egypt Road Community Meeting June 22
A community involvement meeting will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at 7 p.m. at the East Lincoln Community Center at 8160 Optimist Club Road, Denver, NC, to provide information about the proposal and to receive comments prior to a public hearing.
Monday, June 12, 2017

Cherryville Graduated 142 At Rudisill Stadium Saturday Morning
Cherryville High School held graduation ceremonies for 142 Seniors on Saturday, June 10 at 9 a.m. in the Rudisill Stadium.
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Bandys Holds Commencement For 210 Seniors
Bandys High School of Catawba, N.C. held their 2017 Commencement for 210 Seniors on Saturday, June 10 in the auditorium of Catawba Valley Community College.
Sunday, June 11, 2017

215 Receive Diplomas At East Gaston
East Gaston High School held their graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 10 at 9 a.m. in the school gymnasium.  Meredith Leigh Poole was named Valedictorian and Katie Elizabeth Cobb was named Salutatorian.
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Mountain Island Charter School Graduation Held June 9
Their graduation ceremonies were held on Friday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the school’s Raptor Stadium.
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Mosquito Realities
Mosquito season has arrived in Lincolnton again, and naturally, news of the dreaded Zika virus is bringing on lots of fears and concerns. But, with a little knowledge of the enemy (the mosquito hoards that is), you can still enjoy a relatively peaceful, enjoyable summer anyway.
Sunday, June 11, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library June 12-17
Check out the events happening this week Story Time, “Hidden Figures” Book Club, Stop Animation, and the Summer Reading Kickoff Party.  Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, June 11, 2017

LC Health Department Annual Mobile-Media Mosquito Campaign
The Lincoln County Health Department, in conjunction with Lincoln County Government, has implemented an annual campaign to address the prevention of mosquito transmitted diseases.
Saturday, June 10, 2017

Iron Station Elementary Awards Day
Iron Station Elementary gave out awards this week for Citizenship, Math, Most Improved, Reading, Science, Social Studies and Writing.
Friday, June 09, 2017

Kiser Intermediate Celebrated End Of School
This is how F.D. “Jack” Kiser Intermediate School in Lincoln County celebrated the fifth graders moving on to the sixth grade with an End Of Year Fun/Field Day.
Friday, June 09, 2017

Zero K Event Will Raise Money For Warrior 360
The 2nd annual Zero K for Warrior 360 is set for this Saturday (June 10th) noon - 5 PM at Joey's Food & Pizza in Denver.
Friday, June 09, 2017

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, June 09, 2017

Fun Day Held At G.E. Massey Elementary School
What a great day! G.E. Massey Elementary School in Lincolnton held at Fun Day celebration to celebrate the end of the school year for the students.
Thursday, June 08, 2017

Fire Department Posts Safety Video For Rail Trail
Spring & Summer are a great time to enjoy getting outdoors and many are taking advantage of the pleasant days and twilight times to enjoy a hike on the Marcia Cloninger Rail Trail.  But what do you do if you have an emergency?
Thursday, June 08, 2017

Area Events
The celebration of the Battle of Ramsour's Mill tops the list of events happening in our area this weekend and early next week.  Here's a list of just some of what's happening.
Thursday, June 08, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this very active Australian Shepherd named Spanky. She is 7-months-old and still a puppy with all the puppy traits!
Thursday, June 08, 2017

Benefit This Saturday For Max Edwards
This Saturday’s event is a one-mile walk at Highland Drive Park at 2770 Highland Drive in Lincolnton. Check-in is at 6 p.m., and the walk follows at 7:30 p.m. The event will feature drawings for prizes, as well as snacks, drinks and music.
Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Pirate Day Held At Iron Station Elementary
Ahoy there matey! The fourth grade classes at Iron Station Elementary School went in search of the lost land of fun recently for Pirate Day.
Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Thursday Is A Big Day For Montcross Area Chamber
The Montcross Area Chamber of Commerce has two big events scheduled for this Thursday (June 8th).
Wednesday, June 07, 2017

2017 Junior Beef Roundup Brings Home Awards
Lincoln, Catawba, and Rutherford county 4-H’ers traveled together last weekend to the 2017 Junior Beef Roundup in Raleigh, NC. This event gave them the opportunity to show their cattle, participate in a live judging contest, and to share their knowledge through skill-a-thon events. 
Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Dallas Court Square Summer Concert Series June 10 With Midnight Allie
Held on the Dallas Historic Court Square, from 6-9 p.m., each FREE concert will feature amazing talent (rain or shine) and a car show held along Main Street.
Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Catawba County, Library Recognized For Community Engagement
The Catawba County Commissioners and Catawba County Library System were presented with the 2017 LibraryAware Community Award.
Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Night Of Magic - Toys For Tots Fundraiser
On Saturday, June 3 magic was in the air at the Lincoln County Veteran’s Center as magician extraordinaire Doc Docherty performed.  Guests were treated to a meal and a show along with balloon art, face painting and door prizes.
Monday, June 05, 2017

Community Involvement Meeting June 15
Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017, at 7 p.m. at the East Lincoln Community Center to provide information about the proposed subdivision on Ingleside Farm Road at N.C. 73 and to receive comments prior to a public hearing.
Monday, June 05, 2017

2017 Summer Feeding Program Open Sites
Lincoln County Child Nutrition will be offering free breakfasts and lunches throughout the county for children eighteen years of age and younger at various locations beginning June 19 or thereafter.
Monday, June 05, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library June 5-10
Check out the events happening this week: Writing Clubs, Book Club, Crochet/Knitting Club, and a Family Art Class. Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, June 04, 2017

Grow & Cook With Herbs June 6
The Lincoln County NC Cooperative Extension office is offering a workshop on How to Grow and Cook With Herbs on Tuesday, June 6 at 6 p.m. Call to register.
Saturday, June 03, 2017

Catawba County EMS Receives Recognition Award
Catawba County Emergency Medical Services has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.
Saturday, June 03, 2017

Community Blood Center of the Carolinas June Blood Drives
Blood Drives for Lincoln, Cleveland, Gaston, and Catawba counties, plus Students Saving Summer Scholarship Opportunities information.
Saturday, June 03, 2017

Decorating Downtown
Lincoln County Commissioner Anita McCall was disappointed that there were no flowers underneath the trees in the planters in downtown Lincolnton--so she decided to do something about it.
Friday, June 02, 2017

No Swimming Advisory
This time, it's not Lincoln County--Mecklenburg County has issued a No-Swimming Advisory for a cove on Lake Norman in Cornelius following a sewage spill.
Friday, June 02, 2017

Coalition Of Churches Proposes Street Name Change
The Coalition of Churches asked the Lincolnton City Council Thursday night (June 1st) to change the name of a Lincolnton street to honor slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Friday, June 02, 2017

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, June 02, 2017

Lincoln County 4-H "FUN" Club Participants Advance To June Event
The “Food UNION Network” club was a 14 week program that introduced the participants to: a clean cooking environment, proper cutting skills, hands-on practice cooking, and public speaking through presentations.
Friday, June 02, 2017

Happening This Weekend
The 17th annual Hog Happenin' in downtown Lincolnton tops the list of events in our area this weekend.  Here's a list of some what's happening. SEE MAP ALSO FOR HOG HAPPENIN'
Thursday, June 01, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this little Wire Haired Jack Russell Terrier mixed named Just Jack (JJ).  He is 2-years-old and weighs 15 pounds.
Thursday, June 01, 2017

Positive Parenting Workshop At The Maiden Branch Library
The Maiden Branch Library is collaborating with the Catawba County Partnership for Children and their Parent Support Team to present two Positive Parenting Workshops on June 6 and June 13.
Thursday, June 01, 2017

Change Is In The Air At GC Museum Of Art & History
Leading this charge for excellence is the Museum’s new director, Doug Brown, a museum professional with over 26 years in the field with various governmental agencies and museums.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Tickets Available For Toys For Tots Night Of Magic
A family-friendly event on Saturday, June 3 at the Veterans Center that will entertain guests of all ages. Ticket price includes the show, a spaghetti dinner, dancing and some additional fun activities. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Youth Can Focus On Special Interests In New 4-H SPIN Clubs
Lincoln County 4-H is excited to introduce the new 4-H SPIN clubs this summer for ages 9-12 and 4-H Discovery SPIN for ages 6-8. Deadline to register is June 12.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Lincolnton Band Directors Present 2017 Awards
Joshua Belvin and Chris Mayhew, band directors for Lincolnton High School and Lincolnton Middle School, recently handed out yearend awards for the schools band programs.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Catawba County Public Health Farmers Market To Open June 1
As local farmers start harvesting the first of their summer crops, Catawba County Public Health’s Farmers Market is returning for a fifth season.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

WLHS A.S.P.I.R.E Program Registration Now Open
This curriculum is designed to help improve ACT scores, and general test-taking skills.  On average, students improve their ACT scores by four points.  Sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to apply by August 7.
Monday, May 29, 2017

McNeely, Sigmon Engagement
Nikki McNeely of Cherryville, N.C. and Kyle Sigmon of Lincolnton, N.C. announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. 
Sunday, May 28, 2017

Upcoming Events At Lincoln County Senior Services
Learn more about volunteering and your tablet or smart phone at two events coming up at Lincoln County Senior Services.
Sunday, May 28, 2017

Mountains Meet Piedmont Exhibition
The two-part exhibition will be held June 3 and July 1 in the Cochrane and Carolina Mills Galleries of the Lincoln Cultural Center. The exhibits will feature classic iconographer artist Beryl Ruth Goodier, plus works by various artists from the Western North Carolina Region. Each part will feature different works.
Sunday, May 28, 2017

The Forgotten Concert?
Lincolnton's Alive After Five concert series, sponsored by the Downtown Development Association (DDA) began Thursday (May 25th) but a lot of people missed it because they weren't aware it was happening.
Saturday, May 27, 2017

Learning Through Research
Representative Jason Saine of Lincolnton welcomed two of UNC Charlotte’s outstanding graduate students to Raleigh recently.
Saturday, May 27, 2017

It's Summer And The Bugs Are Biting
Summer brings with it images of people spending time with friends and family outdoors, camping, hiking, gardening and having fun by the pool. Unfortunately, mosquitoes can be a nuisance. Here is some great information from Catawba County Public Health.
Saturday, May 27, 2017

Lincoln County Has Second Confirmed Rabies Case Of 2017
In the early hours of Thursday, May 25, Lincoln County Animal Services received a call about a fox that had been injured on a property in the area of Highway 73 and Club Drive, Stanley N.C.
Friday, May 26, 2017

Memorial Day Weekend Events
It's Memorial Day weekend.  There's the big World 600 race at Charlotte Motor Speedway and lots of people will be going to the beach this weekend, but for those who are in our area, here's a list of some of the things that are happening.
Friday, May 26, 2017

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, May 26, 2017

CCC&TI Has 14 To Complete Truck Driver Training Program
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute celebrated 14 students from the Truck Driver Training program with students from Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Iredell and Lincoln counties.
Friday, May 26, 2017

Girl Scout Awarded Scholarship
A local Girl Scout has been awarded an academic scholarship for her long-term involvement in Girl Scouting and for earning her Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting.
Friday, May 26, 2017

SHIIP Saves Medicare Beneficiaries Millions In North Carolina
In 2016, the Lincoln County Senior Services SHIIP site assisted 846 consumers in Lincoln County, and saved Lincoln County residents $449,253.
Thursday, May 25, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this little kitten named Mustachio Junior.  He is a 12-week-old Tuxedo domestic short hair.
Thursday, May 25, 2017

Grilling Tips From Cooperative Extension
Zach Troutman, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent with Lincoln County Cooperative Extension has put together some tips for grilling for the warmer weather.
Thursday, May 25, 2017

Splash Pads Open Memorial Day!
Yes, with the warm weather here, it’s time to splash on in to the splash pads at West Lincoln Park in Vale and Beatty’s Ford Park in Denver.
Thursday, May 25, 2017

GC Museum New Exhibit - Cabinet Of Curiosities
The new exhibit, Cabinet of Curiosities, is opening May 27 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Gaston County Museum of Art and History. Come out to see some of the more unique and interesting items from the Museum’s collection.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Help Patients, Honor Loved Ones By Donating Blood With The Red Cross
Before busy summer schedules set in, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to roll up a sleeve to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients in need May 27 – June 15 in Conover, Gastonia, Hickory, Lincolnton, Maiden, Morganton, Shelby and Newton.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Rose Society To Meet May 28 In Lincolnton
The Cleveland-Lincoln County Rose Society will meet Sunday, May 28 at 2:30 p.m. at the Charles R. Jonas Library, 306 West Main Street in Lincolnton.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Lincoln County 4-H Sees Success At District Horse Show
The horse program of Lincoln County 4-H is a true testament of hard work really pays off. Success swarmed the stalls of Lincoln County at the 2017 District Horse Show. Representatives of Lincoln County were: Emerson Madonia, Emily Atkinson, Erin Atkinson, and Keri Smith.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Cooperative Extension Offers Growing & Cooking With Herbs Workshop
Agent Trowel answers a letter from Herb Cinderpotz about how to plant and grow herbs. He lets him know that a workshop is coming up on June 6 for anyone who likes herbs and cooking. Cost is $15 per person in advance. Must call to register.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Upcoming Events & Fundraisers Honoring Our Veterans
Memorial Day is coming up Monday, May 29 where we pay tribute to our veterans who died while in service. The Captain Jeb F. Seagle Marine Corps League takes part in many of these ceremonies over Memorial Day Weekend.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Annual GaribaldiFest Spring Festival Held In Belmont
The outdoor GaribaldiFest with approximately 100 vendors from arts and crafts to non-profits and businesses had something for everyone who came out for a family fun-filled day despite the 90 degree temperature.
Monday, May 22, 2017

Elder Law Program May 25 On Estate Planning Documents
Jesse Bone and Rush Simmons of Mullen, Holland & Cooper, P.A. will present a program on “Basic Estate Planning Documents Everyone Needs.”
Monday, May 22, 2017

Dorothy In Wonderland, May 24-25
The musical will be presented by West Lincoln High School’s theatre department at 7 p.m. both nights at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. The show is free and open to the public.
Sunday, May 21, 2017

June 3 Benefit For Ty Smith
Salem Lutheran and United Church of Christ, located just outside of Lincolnton at 3410 Startown Road, will have its 12th annual benefit auction, June 3, 5-9 p.m. This year’s beneficiary will be Ty Smith.
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Seeking Pre-1960 Rock Springs & Newbold High Graduates
The Eastern Lincoln Historical Society (ELHS) is hosting a luncheon for those who graduated from Rock Springs High School or Newbold High School in the 1930’s, 1940’s or 1950’s on Wednesday, June 14.
Saturday, May 20, 2017

Contestant Meetings Planned For Miss Gastonia Pageant
The Miss Gastonia Scholarship Association will sponsor two orientation meetings for young women interested in participating in this year's Miss Gastonia Scholarship Pageant on Tuesday, May 30 and Thursday, June 8 at 6 p.m. at the Gaston County Public Library.
Saturday, May 20, 2017

Donate Wearable Shoes To 4-H Shoe Box Program
Donations may include: basketball, running, tennis, court, training/aerobic shoes, and dress shoes. Winter boots, foam flip flops, or shoes with metal cleats will not be accepted. All donations should be gently worn and free of stains and holes.
Saturday, May 20, 2017

Weekend Events
It's another weekend with plenty of things to see and do in our area.  Here's a list of some of what's happening.
Friday, May 19, 2017

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, May 19, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue has five Boxer mix puppies as our Pet of the Week.  We have Elvira, Danny, Donny, Jordan, Jonathan and Eli.  These babies are 9-weeks-old and will be medium sized dogs as adults.
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Have You Seen Clarence?
Clarence, an African grey parrot, is missing from a home on Curve View Road, off Highway 150 east of Lincolnton.
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Weekend Events in Our Area
"Thunder Over Carolina" is just one of many things happening this weekend in our area.  Here's a list of some of the area events.
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Terracycle With 4-H
Lincoln County 4-H is involved with a national recycling project and is asking you to help gather hard-to-recycle waste for our 2017 Terracycle Recycling Project.
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Massey Quadruplets Have Years Of Dedication To Scouting
If you need help building a camp fire or starting a community service project, call the Masseys.  The Massey quadruplets each earned the highest rank in scouting through hard work, dedication and community service projects throughout Denver, N.C.
Thursday, May 18, 2017

"Thunder" Finally Here
The long-awaited, much talked about, play "Thunder Over Carolina" opens for a series of four performances this Thursday evening (May 18th) at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Other performances are Friday at 7 PM and Saturday at 3 PM and 7 PM.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

4-H Electric Club Builds Antennas
The Lincoln County  Haywires 4-H Electric Club built Yagi antennas from PVC pipe and metal tape measures at their meeting last week.  The project may be a big help in case the antennas are needed in an emergency to help amateur radio operators communicate with each other and provide help to emergency personnel.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Alda Harvey Scholarships Presented By Pilot Club
The Pilot Club of Lincolnton is proud to award two $1,000 Alda Harvey scholarships to Thomas Keener and Keely Stempien.  These scholarships are funded by donations from the Christmas tree on the square light-a-light program.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Girl Scout Staff Member From Iron Station Receives Award
Volunteers are the heart of the Girl Scout organization and every year, Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont (GSCP2P) honors those exceptional volunteers who have gone above and beyond- in time, skills and responsibilities.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Pinning Ceremony Honors Gaston College Medical Assisting Graduates
Twenty-one Medical Assisting graduates at Gaston College were honored in a pinning ceremony on Tuesday, May 9 at 7 p.m. in the Gaston College Myers Center Multipurpose Auditorium, Dallas Campus.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Lake Norman Cleanup Rescheduled
The Lake Norman Cleanup that had been scheduled for last Saturday (May 13th) but was cancelled because of weather has been rescheduled for June 10th.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Enjoy A Donut, Help Braylon's Cause
Your purchase of one (or more) special donut(s) from Dunkin' Donuts in the Charlotte area will help raise money for Bring It For Braylon, the charity named after Braylon Beam.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Elder Law Program May 18
Jenny Lane, attorney with Legal Aid of North Carolina, will be the guest speaker. The subject of her talk will be “Financial Exploitation and its Consequences.”
Monday, May 15, 2017

Thunder Over Carolina, May 18-20
The Theatre Guild play in conjunction with the Lincoln Cultural Center is all about the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill, a conflict that occurred 237 years ago (June 20, 1780) between local Loyalist and Patriot militias.
Monday, May 15, 2017

Crouse Cruisers Held First Cruise-In; Next One May 28
The Crouse Cruisers and Mem’ry Lane plan to hold a Cruise-In the fourth Sunday of each month from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Sunday, May 14, 2017

East Lincoln Relay For Life
It was a cool night for early May and there were some showers, but the East Lincoln Relay for Life went on as planned Friday (May 12th) at David Clark Stadium.
Sunday, May 14, 2017

Fashion Show Raises Money To Support Local Education
The Delta Sigma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma held their annual fashion show and brunch on Saturday, May 6. This was the seventh year they have produced a fashion show to raise money to support local education.
Sunday, May 14, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library May 15-20
Check out the events happening this week: Family Movie Night, Snap Circuits, Writer’s Clubs, Legos, Rocketry with 4H and more. Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, May 14, 2017

Lake Norman Cleanup Cancelled
The Cleanup on Lake Norman originally scheduled for this Saturday (May 13th) has been cancelled.
Friday, May 12, 2017

Thoughts On Confederate Memorial Day
In North Carolina, unlike some other states that were once part of the Confederacy, Confederate Memorial Day isn't a state holiday.  It is, however, celebrated every May--and was again this year on Wednesday evening.
Friday, May 12, 2017

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Ginger Worrell: May is Melanoma Awareness Month
Forty-two-year-old Ginger Worrell, the mother of four speaks out about melanoma.
Friday, May 12, 2017

Open House Held At Pleasant Retreat Academy/Memorial Hall
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of this magnificent edifice and its history, the members of the Southern Stars Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the current lessees of this County-owned building, hosted an open house on Sunday, May 7.
Thursday, May 11, 2017

LC Health Department Celebrates National Nurse's Week
The nurses at the Lincoln County Health Department were honored with a celebratory luncheon on Wednesday, May 11, during National Nurse’s Week.
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Area Events This Weekend
It's another busy weekend in our area.  Here's a list of some of the events that will be happening.
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this little Papillion boy named Peppy.  He is 1-½ years old and weighs 9-pounds. Peppy is NOT good with small children.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Denver Student To Graduate From Wilkes CC on May 12
Congratulations to Aubrey James Key of Denver, N.C. who will receive an Associate in Applied Science degrees for Nursing.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Red Cross & LFD Partner To Make Laboratory Community Safer
The American Red Cross Blue Ridge Piedmont Chapter serving Lincoln County is partnering with the Lincolnton Fire Department to conduct a home fire safety canvassing event Saturday, May 13, in the Laboratory community.
Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Living With Autism
Kirk Herbertson didn't let his autism keep him from accomplishing some things he wanted to do.  Living with Asperger's Syndrome, Kirk focuses on the things he CAN do instead of those with which he has difficulty.
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Monday, May 08, 2017

Confederate Memorial Day Is May 10
The local occasion will be marked on Wednesday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at the Confederate monument at the Lincoln County Courthouse. The event is hosted by the Gen. Robert Hoke/Col. William Hoke Camp No. 1616 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Monday, May 08, 2017

CBCC May Blood Drives
Blood Drives for Lincoln, Gaston, Cleveland and Catawba counties, plus information on Students Saving Summer Scholarship Opportunities.
Monday, May 08, 2017

Mount Holly Annual Springfest Well Attended
Fun! Fun! Fun! Over 125 vendors lined the streets of Downtown Mount Holly for their annual Springfest on Saturday, May 6.
Sunday, May 07, 2017

Christmas Tree This Year Will Be Artificial
The Christmas Tree on the Courtsquare in downtown Lincolnton is a tradition that dates back longer than most can remember.  A change is coming for 2017--this year, the tree will be artificial.
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Sunday, May 07, 2017

Older Americans Month Celebration, May 9
Come celebrate Older Americans Month at the Golden Opportunity Expo on Tuesday, May 9 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the James W. Warren Citizens Center, 115 West Main Street in Lincolnton.
Sunday, May 07, 2017

Four Catawba County Programs Win NACo Awards
Four Catawba County programs have been recognized with 2017 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards. The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents.
Sunday, May 07, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library May 8-13
Check out the events happening this week: (some require pre-registration) Story Times for 0-3, Lego WeDo 2.0, Make items for Mother’s Day, Makers Club, Junior Writer’s Club, Pre-School Gymnastics, Enhanced Storytime for Babies. Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, May 07, 2017

MayFair On The Square May 13
A day of fun and entertainment for the whole family on Saturday, May 13 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the Historic Dallas Court Square.
Sunday, May 07, 2017

Catawba Communicable Disease Team Earns Statewide Award
The Catawba County Public Health Communicable Disease team was honored with a statewide Enteric Outbreak Response award recognizing their excellence in responding to a shigella outbreak that began in August 2016 and lasted several months.
Saturday, May 06, 2017

Relay For Life Tops Weekend Events
Lincolnton's Relay for Life tops events happening this weekend in our area.
Friday, May 05, 2017

Health Dept. Advises All Residents To Know Their Vaccination Status
Vaccinations help protect us and keep us safe from serious disease. The Lincoln County Health Department follows CDC and State guidelines regarding vaccinations of all infants, children and adults.
Friday, May 05, 2017

Avery's Story
Avery is your ordinary country girl who loves her taters and veggies. She enjoys playing basketball, using her metal detector, collecting rocks, and loves to go fishing with her papaw on his boat "Tubby". On Wednesday, April 5, Avery was diagnosed with Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL).
Friday, May 05, 2017

Cinco de Mayo
It's Cinco de Mayo--the fifth of May.  Largely celebrated in the US, the day is more an excuse for a party than a celebration of an important event.
Friday, May 05, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Maggie is a beautiful 3-year-old little girl that's had a tough start in life.
Friday, May 05, 2017

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Thursday, May 04, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Be prepared for wagging tails, wet noses and unconditional love when you attend this week’s Adoption Event at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Thursday, May 04, 2017

Teacher Of The Year, Others Honored
Stacy McClain of Lincolnton Middle School was named the Lincoln County Schools' Teacher of the Year Wednesday (May 3rd) at the annual Of the Year Awards Banquet at the James W. Warren Citizens Center.
Thursday, May 04, 2017

EL Historical Meeting On Long Rifles
Historian C. Michael Briggs will present a program on long rifles and banded powder horns, this coming Monday, May 8 at 6 p.m. at the Eastern Lincoln Historical (ELHS) meeting.
Thursday, May 04, 2017

Arts Council Offers Summer Arts Camps
Are your children artistically inclined? Then you’ll want to sign them up for the annual summer arts camp June 9-23, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., for kids in kindergarten through fifth grade. The camp will also be available to young people in grades six through 12 during the same dates, 1-4 p.m.
Thursday, May 04, 2017

Lincoln County Safe Kids Child Safety Fair May 6
Come join the fun! The 1st Annual Safe Kids Child Safety Fair is a FREE community event that will cover a variety of safety topics in a fun and engaging way.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Cancer Has Taught Me A Four-Letter Word: HOPE
Gina Hovis has had a history with cancer--as a caregiver for people she loved who were fighting the disease.  Last October, her history with cancer became even more personal.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Rabies Shot Clinics Begin Saturday
Low-cost rabies shot clinics are scheduled for this Saturday (May 6th) in Lincoln and Catawba counties and a free clinic for Cleveland County residents is scheduled for next Saturday (May 13th).
Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Haden's Art Featured At Statesville Art Crawl
Haden Edwards is a talented young artist who draws all sorts of animals. He generally sets up shop right outside his home in Lincolnton selling his personal artwork to buy toys and things for himself and his brother Mad Max. On April 28 he was invited to sell his works at the Statesville Art Crawl.
Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Why I Relay
Joyce Houser remembers very well the day 17 years ago when she was told, "You have cancer."  One of the increasing number of cancer survivors who have lived to tell their story, Joyce is happy to support Relay for Life.
Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Funniest Man In America Created A Hilarious Evening
Georgia native and comedian, James Gregory, performed live on the stage in the Timken Performance Hall at the Lincoln Cultural Center Saturday, April 29. Afterwards a VIP session was held with many fans.
Monday, May 01, 2017

The Turtleman Spotted In Lincolnton
Randy Gallagher “the Turtleman” of Calabash, N.C. was spotted in Lincoln County Friday, April 28 where he had pulled over at the grassy plot in front of the BiLo Shopping Center on General’s Boulevard.
Monday, May 01, 2017

Gaston College Annual Health Fair May 4
The annual Health Fair promotes health, wellness, fitness and nutrition; and features a variety of health assessments and services, interactive exhibits, free samples, and other activities on the Gaston College Dallas Campus. The Health Fair is open to the public and admission is free.
Monday, May 01, 2017

Workshops With Gaston County Cooperative Extension Office
The Gaston County NC State Cooperative Extension office has several May workshops coming up that may interest you.
Sunday, April 30, 2017

April Terrific Kids Visited By Aladdin Cast
Iron Station Elementary School presented the April Terrific Kids with their certificates with members of the upcoming school production of Aladdin posing with them for photos. See Aladdin Tuesday, May 2 at 7 p.m. at the James. W. Warren Citizens Center.
Saturday, April 29, 2017

Red Cross Urges Blood & Platelet Donation During Trauma Awareness Month
During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets in Burke, Catawba, Cleveland, Gastson and Lincoln Counties.
Saturday, April 29, 2017

Tesla Quartet Wraps Up 2016-17 Concert Association Season
Praised for their “superb capacity to find the inner heart of everything they play, regardless of era, style or technical demand” the Tesla Quartet wrapped up the 2016-17 season for the Lincoln County Concert Association on Sunday, April 23 at the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Friday, April 28, 2017

UMAR Reception Honors Artists
The walls in Fausto were lined with many of the paintings from the Arts on Main artists.
Friday, April 28, 2017

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Relay
Gastonia is holding its Relay for Life event at Sims Legion Park this Friday evening (April 28th) from 5 - 11 PM.  Lincolnton's Relay is scheduled for next Friday (May 5th) at Lincolnton High School stadium and the East Lincoln Relay is set for the following Friday.
Friday, April 28, 2017

Lincoln County Apple Queen Applications Being Accepted
The Lincolnton Business & Professional Women's Organization is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 39th Annual Miss Lincoln County Apple Queen Scholarship Pageant.
Friday, April 28, 2017

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Friday, April 28, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Loucille is a gorgeous female, orange tabby cat. Her coloring may be rare, but that isn’t all that is unique about this kitty.
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Lincoln's Got Tallent!
Local country music star Lilly Tallent is making quite a name for herself these days.
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Quilters Guild Celebrates Quarter Century With Big Show
Among the many activities this weekend in our area, one is the Lincoln Quilters Guild's Quilt Show at the James W. Warren Citizens Center Friday and Saturday.
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Lincolnton Middle School Barbecue May 12
Lincolnton Middle School will have a fundraising barbecue May 12 at the school to raise money for new bleachers for the school’s athletic fields. Their goal is to sell 2,000 plates. Call the school to place your orders.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this playful Beagle boy named Moose. Moose is 3-years-old and weighs about 25-pounds.  He plays well with other dogs and loves every person he meets.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Night Of Magic, Coming Up On June 3
Get ready for “A Night of Magic” to benefit Toys for Tots with magician extra-ordinaire Doc Docherty, who was raised in Lincolnton. Purchase tickets by April 30 to get a discount; group rates also available for this family-friendly show.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Catawba County Litter Sweep Events Taking Place April 29
Volunteers are invited to help beautify their communities by removing litter from our roadways at three different events in Newton, Conover, and Riverbend Park on Saturday, April 29.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Blackberry Winter
Cold and wet--that's the forecast for Monday.  Don't complain; the drought isn't over and the rain is needed, although heavy downpours may produce some minor flooding. As for the chilly start to the day, it's nowhere near a record--and we'll have highs in the 80s again later in the week.
Monday, April 24, 2017

SCV Cleaning Projects Underway For 2017
Members of the General Robert F. Hoke / Colonel William J. Hoke Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) Camp 1616 gathered to clean the Historic Linhardt / Leonhardt Cemetery and their designated roadside in Laboratory recently.
Monday, April 24, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library April 24-29
Check out the events happening this week: Teen’s Escape Rooms, Writer’s Club, High Tech Thursday, Survival, and Sensory Storytime. Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, April 23, 2017

Week Of The Young Child Celebration April 24-28
This special week recognizing the children in our lives runs from Monday, April 24 to Friday, April 28. Each day of the week has a different theme such as “Music Monday, Tasty Tuesday, etc.”
Sunday, April 23, 2017

Loray Talks Featuring Dr. Shep McKinley April 27
Preservation North Carolina’s Alfred C. Kessell History Center and the Gaston County Museum of Art & History are partnering for a riveting presentation from Dr. McKinley that includes a general discussion of southern industrialization in the Carolinas, including Gastonia’s own Loray Mill.
Sunday, April 23, 2017

Saturday Is Earth Day
April 22nd is celebrated as Earth Day, an observance that began in 1970 and has been celebrated annually for over two decades.
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Smith, McKay To Exhibit At Gallery 27
Smith said Friday that the exhibition, which kicks off with an opening reception on Saturday, May 20, 7-9 p.m., would mark the gallery’s fifth anniversary.
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Beautiful Cardinal Day Held At Cardinal Healthcare
On Monday, April 17 staff and residents of Cardinal Healthcare all joined together with their green thumbs to celebrate Beautify Cardinal Day. New planters made a great addition to the front walkway. Marigolds were planted as well as rose bushes and cali-lilies.
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Hitt - Plage Engagement
Dr. William & Toni Hitt of Lincolnton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nataleigh to Michael Plage of Wilmington, N.C.
Saturday, April 22, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
My name is Gracie May. I am an older sweet, Pittie Mix who loves to just cuddle up for belly rubs! I have a beautiful crooked smile that just shows my wonderful personality and can be found smiling at everyone and everything in sight.
Friday, April 21, 2017

DDA's Lincolnton Food, Wine & Brew Fest Saturday
The forecast for Saturday calls for a 30% chance of scattered showers--and a 100% chance of some great food, good wines and tasty brews in downtown Lincolnton.
Friday, April 21, 2017

Tesla Quartet Concert At Cultural Center Sunday
The Lincoln County Community Concert Association will present its final concert of the 2016-2017 season this Sunday afternoon at 3 PM at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton.  The Tesla Quartet will perform three selections.
Friday, April 21, 2017

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Victory For Victoria
Seventeen-year-old Victoria Webber is a junior at Lincolnton High School. She was diagnosed with autism at age two. Since December 21, 2016 she has been at Levine's Children's Hospital. She had to have emergency surgery and then developed complications. She hopes to be out of the hospital by August.
Friday, April 21, 2017

Living Healthy With Diabetes Workshops Begins April 26
A 6-week Living Healthy With Diabetes workshop will be held April 26 through May 21 (One per week for 6-weeks) on Wednesdays from 2 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Denver Fire Department. Calll to register. Space is limited.
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Busy Weekend Ahead
Please don't complain you can't find anything to do this weekend!  There's a flurry of activities in our area, and here's just a brief look at some of the things that are happening.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this beautiful Standard Poodle/Airedale mix named Ginger.  Ginger is 8-months-old and weighs 40-pounds.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Great Food Choices Will Be Available Saturday
Last year's Lincolnton Food, Wine & Brew Fest drew a crowd of three to four thousand people to downtown Lincolnton. Erika Thompson, who is heading up this year's event for the Downtown Development Association, says she's hoping for an even bigger turnout.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Saving The Farm: Medicaid Crisis Planning
Greg McIntyre, Elder Law Attorney will tell you what you need to know to stop the bleeding of assets or how you can plan ahead to “Save YOUR Farm” at Lincoln County Senior Services on Thursday, April 20.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

PNG To Perform Routine Pipeline Inspections On April 18
Piedmont Natural Gas will perform a series of routine pipeline inspection activities April 18 near the intersection of Wilma Sigmon Road and U.S. Highway 321 in Lincolnton, N.C.
Monday, April 17, 2017

Fill the Boot Campaign Raises Over $11 Thousand
The Lincoln County Fire Fighters Association's annual Fill the Boot drive for MDA raised over $11 thousand, according to Jay Flynn, Chief of the Denver Fire Department.
Monday, April 17, 2017

Carolinas Healthcare System To Lift Visitor Restrictions Due To Flu
Effective at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18, flu restrictions on visitors 12 and under will be lifted at Carolinas HealthCare System Hospitals along with Novant Health, Cone Health and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to prevent confusion among the public and avoid a patchwork of varying restrictions.
Monday, April 17, 2017

Easter Celebrated With Traditional Egg Hunt
The biggest egg hunt in our area was celebrated on Saturday at the Betty Ross Park in Lincolnton as the Lincolnton Parks and Recreation and the Child Advocacy Center hosted the 70th Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
Monday, April 17, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library April 17-22
Check out the events happening this week and join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, April 16, 2017

Delta Sigma Presents Scholarship Winners At April Meeting
The introduction of the Delta Sigma scholarship winners for the year 2017 was the highlight of the meeting held by the Delta Sigma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international society of key women educators on April 6.
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Egg Hunts Are Big Events of the Day
The 70th annual Lincolnton Easter Egg Hunt is just one of many happening this Saturday in our area.
Friday, April 14, 2017

Local Scout To Perform His Eagle Project, Saturday
Scott Cooper II of Troop 82, based at Asbury United Methodist Church in Lincolnton, will raise and dedicate a flagpole at noon at the Denver Masonic Lodge grounds. He has been a scout for seven years.
Friday, April 14, 2017

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Smith - Leatherman Engagement
Lauren Summey Smith of Maiden, N.C. and Johnny Lawrence Leatherman of Vale, N.C. are pleased to announce their engagement.
Friday, April 14, 2017

Give Blood And Help Save Lives This Spring
Did you know that red blood cells must be used within 42 days of donation? That’s why there’s a constant need for donors to help. Here are upcoming American Red Cross blood donation opportunities for Burke, Catawba, Gaston and Lincoln counties.
Friday, April 14, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Meet Buster - he's a 1-year-old Australian Shepherd Mix and weighs about 40-pounds. He is such a sweet boy - he can't get enough cuddles and love.
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Academy Day To Be Celebrated On May 7 - Save The Date!
What history must this place have witnessed over the past two centuries? It’s one of the most remarkable structures in Lincoln County that just may be observing a bicentennial this year. And in celebration the members of the Southern Stars Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy are hosting an open house and naming Sunday, May 7, as “Academy Day.”
Thursday, April 13, 2017

70th Annual Easter Egg Hunt At Betty Ross Park
The 70th annual Lincolnton Easter Egg Hunt will be held this Saturday (April 15th) at Betty Ross Park on South Madison Street in Lincolnton.
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Catawba Regional Hospice To Host Caregiver Workshops
Catawba Regional Hospice is offering a four-week workshop series to help caregivers better cope with the challenges of supporting a loved one who has a chronic illness, disability, or life-limiting condition. All sessions are free.
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is a Lab/Terrier Mix named Marcie. Marcie is almost 2-years-old and weighs about 40-pounds.  She is a darling girl that wants to please her people.
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Booth Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship At GC
This is the second of four graduation stories from Gaston College whose commencement ceremony will be Friday, May 12 at 4 p.m. in the Bojangles Arena, Charlotte, N.C.  Ryan Booth, who will graduate  in May, has been awarded a scholarship that honors excellence in outstanding community college students with financial need.
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Meet Lincoln County's New Veteran Service Officer April 13
Come and meet Alex Patton where during the event he will be answering any questions about VA benefits and other programs to help Veterans in Lincoln County.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Gaston College Student Overcomes Odds To Earn A Degree
This is the first of four graduation stories from Gaston College whose commencement ceremony will be Friday, May 12 at 4 p.m. in the Bojangles Arena, Charlotte, N.C. Kelsey Smart will receive a degree in Criminal Justice-Latent Evidence after battling cancer for years.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

SLCA Students Explore Europe During Spring Break
Instead of heading to the beach or Disneyland for spring break this year, a large group of SouthLake Christian Academy high school students traveled to Europe to see firsthand the historical locations they learned about while in class.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Community Blood Center Of The Carolinas Offers Five $1,000 Scholarships
The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas is offering local high school and college students the opportunity to save lives this summer, as well as a chance to earn a $1,000 scholarship for their secondary education – and even a gift card.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Rutherford EMC Kicks Off Bright Ideas Grant Funding
Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded directly to educators for creative, hands-on classroom projects that would not otherwise be funded. Teachers can learn more and apply online by September 18.
Monday, April 10, 2017

Reception April 13 For Lincoln Photography Club
It’s going to be picture-perfect. It’s a 6:30 p.m. reception on April 13 for the Lincoln Photography Club, part of the group’s “Beautiful North Carolina” exhibition. The exhibition runs April 10-28 at the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Monday, April 10, 2017

This Week
It's Easter week--and there are lots of things happening in our area. There'll be special church services on Good Friday, Easter egg hunts on Saturday, and other activities. Here are just some of the events this week.
Sunday, April 09, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library April 10-15
Check out the events happening this week: Tween Breakout Escape Room, Art For All Ages, Lego WeDo; Extreme Dot To Dot, Junior Writer’s Club and More! Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library
Sunday, April 09, 2017

GCLMPO Public Comment Period Through April 30
Are your transportation needs for transit, highway, aviation bicycle pedestrian or freight being met? Lincoln, Gaston and Cleveland counties have upcoming public meetings in April.
Sunday, April 09, 2017

Help Us, Lord
Members, YMCA staff, friends and co-workers gathered Friday afternoon to pray and comfort each other and the family of Yesenia Jimenez Linares, who apparently drowned early Thursday morning in the pool at the Lincoln County Family YMCA.
Saturday, April 08, 2017

Happening This Weekend
In one more week, it will be Easter.  Next Saturday will be the day for dozens of egg hunts and other Easter related activities, but there's a lot happening this weekend, too.  Here's a list of some of the things going on this weekend in our area.
Saturday, April 08, 2017

GC Schools Accepting Applications For Magnet School Programs
Gaston County Schools is accepting student applications for two of its magnet school programs: the Hawks Nest STEAM Academy and the new Gifted and Talented Academy at Pleasant Ridge Elementary School. Deadline to apply is May 15.
Saturday, April 08, 2017

Thunder Over Carolina Coming In May
The Lincoln Cultural Center in conjunction with the Lincoln Theatre Guild seek to resurrect the drama “Thunder Over Carolina” in an effort to tell the story of the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill May 18-20.
Saturday, April 08, 2017

24th Annual Rotary Auction For Education Saturday
The 24th Annual Lincoln County Auction for Education will be held this Saturday April 8 at the Lincoln Country Club. It will kick off at 4 p.m. with the opening of the Silent Auction tables and the Live Auction will begin at 5 p.m.
Friday, April 07, 2017

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Friday, April 07, 2017

Catawba County Commissioners Make Proclamation For National Library Week
National Library Week (April 9-15) is a time to celebrate our nation’s libraries and library workers for transforming lives through free access to technology, information literacy, diverse collections and opportunities for community engagement.
Friday, April 07, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Can’t you see the smile on my face? You might ask why. It is because I have a secret that I have to tell you. The secret is Saturday, April 8 Lincoln County Animal Services is participating in the first ever Bring Me Home Carolinas. Adoption hours are 11 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 06, 2017

Happy Birthday Raymond Elmore!
Today is Raymond's birthday, let's all wish him well!
Thursday, April 06, 2017

Guidance Counselors Spend Day Working At ARC
Guidance counselors from the Lincoln County Schools spent the day Tuesday (April 4th) working at the Asbury Resource Center on Salem Church Road.
Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this beautiful Great Dane mix named Junior. Junior is 3-years-old and weighs about 70 pounds.
Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Fire Fighters Support MDA With Annual Fill The Boot Drive
Continuing an annual tradition, dedicated fire fighters from across Lincoln County will hit the streets or storefronts with boots in hand asking pedestrians, motorists, customers and other passersby to make a donation to MDA on Saturday, April 8 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Wednesday, April 05, 2017

SLCA Students Shine In STEM Competition
A team of students from SouthLake Christian Academy’s Introduction to Engineering class finished second at the annual TEAMS STEM competition.
Tuesday, April 04, 2017

BRING ME HOME Event Encourages Animal Adoptions
This Saturday will be a great day for adopting a new pet if you live in Lincoln, Gaston or Cleveland counties.  A Charlotte TV station is sponsoring an adoption event aimed at finding homes for animals currently in animal shelters.
Monday, April 03, 2017

LC Health Department Celebrates National Public Health Week
The theme for National Public Health Week is “Healthiest Nation 2030”. National Public Health Week is sponsored by the American Public Health Association (APHA) but celebrated by many.
Monday, April 03, 2017

Seniors Healthy Living Series Coming April 7 & 18
A special wellness event for Lincoln County seniors ages 60 and up will be held in Lincolnton and Denver during April.
Monday, April 03, 2017

Gaston College Hosts Town Hall Meeting On Community Covenant
A covenant agreement between the Gaston Clergy & Citizens Coalition (GC3) and Gaston County Law Enforcement will be the topic of a panel discussion at a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, April 5, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on the Dallas campus of Gaston College. The event is free and open to the public.
Monday, April 03, 2017

Spring Fest Celebrates Gaston College Students
Gaston College is showing appreciation for its students by presenting Spring Fest events on each of its three campuses. Spring Fest, sponsored by the Gaston College Student Government Association (SGA), features fun activities, games, prizes, free food, and giveaways.
Sunday, April 02, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library April 3-8
Check out the events happening this week: Baby, Toddlers and Pre-School Story Times, Make a Kite with the Maker’s Club, WeDo2.0 Lego Adventures, and the Adult Writer’s Club will meet. Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, April 02, 2017

PTSD Addressed In Gaston College Lecture Series April 4
Gaston College students, faculty, staff, and the public are invited to attend this informative lecture. The event is free on Tuesday, April 4, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Robinson Classroom Building on the Gaston College Dallas Campus.
Saturday, April 01, 2017

Farmers Markets, "Robin Hood" & More
The Farmers Markets in Lincolnton, Denver, Shelby & Gastonia open this Saturday; the Lincoln Theatre Guild presents "Robin Hood" at the Cultural Center; and there's even an early Easter Egg Hunt.  Those are just a few of the activities this weekend in our area.
Saturday, April 01, 2017

This Weekend
It's the first weekend of April--and that's no April Fool's joke. A rainy Friday morning should give way to a beautiful Spring weekend, a great time to get out and do things. Here's a list of some of the things happening this weekend in our area.
Friday, March 31, 2017

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
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Friday, March 31, 2017

Groundbreaking Friday For Home For Disabled Vet
Purple Heart Homes, Home Depot's Team Depot and HEART 9/11 will break ground on a new home for a service connected disabled vet in Denver at 11:30 this Friday morning (March 31st).
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Gaston Teachers Earn Prestigious National Board Certification
Six outstanding teachers in Gaston County Schools were recognized on Tuesday, March 28 during the National Board Certified Teachers Reception.
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Coot Williams Road Bluegrass Festival
The Catawba Valley Music Revival, Inc. (CVMR) hosted the 4th annual Coot Williams Road Bluegrass Festival which ran Thursday through Saturday, September 6-8 and attracted around two to three hundred people per day.
Sunday, September 09, 2012

North 321 VFD Community Yard Sale
Every year for 14 years on the second Saturday in May and September, North 321 VFD holds their community yard sale. 
Sunday, September 09, 2012


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