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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

East Lincoln Middle Wins 20th Annual Adult Spelling Bee
Congratulations to the team from East Lincoln Middle School who won the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s 20th Annual Adult Spelling Bee Tuesday night at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Pressure Canner Testing At Farmer's Markets This Saturday!
If you have a Presto or Mirro canner then the canner can be brought to the Lincolnton Farmer’s Market April 1 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. or to the Denver Farmer’s Market from 9:45 a.m. until 12 p.m. to be checked for safety.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this beautiful English Bulldog mix named Peppa.  Peppa is 2-years-old and weighs about 20 pounds.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Give Blood During National Volunteer Month
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April. Donating blood is a simple way to make a profound difference in the lives of patients.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Community Blood Center Of The Carolinas April 2017 Blood Drives
Give blood and help save local lives! Dates for Lincoln, Gaston, Cleveland and Catawba Counties including one coming up April 1 at Boger City UMC sponsored by the Lincolnton Lions Club.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Dr. Ashley Oliphant Presents New Book
The Pfeiffer University English professor will present her new book, Hemingway and Bimini: The Birth of Sport Fishing at the “End of the World,” this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Jonas Public Library at 306 W. Main St. in Lincolnton.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Community Involvement Meeting April 6 In Denver For Proposed Subdivision
A community involvement meeting will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 7 p.m. at the East Lincoln Community Center at 8160 Optimist Club Road, Denver, NC, to provide information about the new proposal and to receive comments prior to a public hearing.
Monday, March 27, 2017

Local Vet Finally Gets His Diploma
Dennis Smith, who left school to serve his country in the US Marine Corps in 1969, finally got a diploma Friday (March 24th).  Smith, suffering from liver cancer, was the latest Lincoln County vet to receive a certificate in a program called Operation: Recognition.
Saturday, March 25, 2017

This Weekend
It's the first weekend of Spring and there are lots of things happening in our area.  Here's a list of several.
Saturday, March 25, 2017

CPC Spring Banquet Is Thursday
Crisis Pregnancy Center holds its 16th annual Spring Banquet Thursday (March 30th) at 6:30 PM at New Vision Ministries, 661 Clark Creek Road in Lincolnton.
Saturday, March 25, 2017

Grease Rocked And Rolled At North Lincoln
The North Lincoln High School Drama Department was ready to rumble with their spring production of Grease March 16-18 with some rock and roll fun from the 1950’s! Congratulations to the cast and crew for a job well done!
Friday, March 24, 2017

Robin Hood Takes The Stage At Lincoln Cultural Center
The Lincoln Theatre Guild will present “Robin Hood” beginning tonight, March 24, at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 East Main Street in Lincolnton. The show is directed by Pete DeGregory.
Friday, March 24, 2017

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, March 24, 2017

CBCC Blood Drives March 26-31
Blood Drives this week in Lincoln and Cleveland Counties. Give blood and help save local lives! Donate blood with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. Call 704-972-4700 or go to www.cbcc.us to make an appointment at any location.
Friday, March 24, 2017

United Way BBQ Ribs Fundraiser
United Way of Lincoln County will have a fundraiser to help support their 13 Partner Member Agencies on Friday, March 31 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the United Way Office. Order and pay for tickets by March 29. Free Delivery to any business with 20 or more orders.
Thursday, March 23, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this small Dachshund mix named Phineas (Finn).  Finn is almost 2-years-old and weighs about 15 pounds.
Thursday, March 23, 2017

Catawba Regional Hospice Volunteers Complete Training
The training class included 13 Catawba County residents, two Lincoln County residents, and one volunteer from Alexander County. They will all help enhance the care provided to local people throughout CRH’s 10-county service area.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Gaston County Student Art Show March 25
The Gaston County Museum of Art and History has partnered with Gaston County Schools to present artwork from the county’s elementary, middle, and high school students.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Sylvia Ray Honored By Commissioners
Catawba County Commissioners presented the Catawba County Spirit Award to a Newton newspaper columnist and historian at their meeting Monday (March 20th).
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Gaston College Food Bank Assists Students In Need
The donated food and personal care items are available free of charge to Gaston College students in need. Donations will be accepted through April 15.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Cataler Relay For Life Team Going Full Speed
The Lincolnton Relay for Life event doesn't happen until May 5th at Lincolnton High School stadium, but fund-raising efforts have already begun and one of the teams that are already working hard is the team from Cataler North America.
Monday, March 20, 2017

Literacy Enhanced Storytimes March 21 & April 4
Literacy-Enhanced Storytimes will be conducted as six to eight week workshops designed to help parents, grandparents, and other caregivers acquire the knowledge and skills needed to develop pre-readers.
Monday, March 20, 2017

Planning For Canning Season
Wanting to can food this summer? Let’s make sure that all equipment is in good condition and that proper equipment is being used for the many different food types of food that can be preserved.
Monday, March 20, 2017

Agent Trowel Says Tree Topping Is A Bad Thing
Agent Trowel recently received a letter asking about “Tree Topping” being a bad thing in Charlotte but big business in Lincolnton. Trowel responds with some myths to avoid on the subject.
Sunday, March 19, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library March 20-25
Check out the events happening this week: Storytimes,  Extreme Dot to Dot, Adult and Young Adult Writer’s Club, Legos, and More! Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, March 19, 2017

Balls Creek School Holds Hovercraft Day
Making a hovercraft is nothing new--but making one you can actually ride is another matter.  That's what 6th graders at Balls Creek School did on Friday.  The hovercrafts they made didn't fly high in the sky--but they did cruise just inches above the gym floor.  It was not your ordinary field trip.
Saturday, March 18, 2017

Citizen Science Program Needs Your Help Observing The Weather
Do you ever wonder how much rainfall you received from a recent thunderstorm? How about snowfall during a winter storm? If so, an important volunteer weather observing program needs your help!
Saturday, March 18, 2017

CBCC Blood Drives March 19-25
Blood Drives this week in Gaston, Catawba and Cleveland Counties. Give blood and help save local lives! Donate blood with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. Call 704-972-4700 or go to www.cbcc.us to make an appointment at any location.
Saturday, March 18, 2017

Join The Red Cross Movement This March By Giving Blood
All eligible blood donors are encouraged to give blood and help save lives in March, Red Cross Month. Donating is easier than ever with the Blood Donor App and RapidPass.
Saturday, March 18, 2017

2016 NC Main Street Award Winners & Champions Announced
On Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 16 awards for the N.C. Main Street Awards and N.C. Main Street Champions were named. Locally receiving awards were Cherryville and Bessemer City.
Friday, March 17, 2017

Mad Max Update
He's known by family and friends as "Mad Max."  The little boy who lives on South Cedar Street in Lincolnton has endured much in his childhood.  One thing that makes him smile is when "Chuck the Mailman" brings him mail.
Friday, March 17, 2017

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, March 17, 2017

WSGE 91.7 FM Receives $2,000 Grant
WSGE 91.7 FM, the award-winning, non-commercial public radio station that broadcasts from its studio on the Dallas Campus of Gaston College, is the recipient of a $2,000 grant, courtesy of the Gaston East Rotary Club.
Friday, March 17, 2017

This Weekend
Believe it or not, this is the last weekend of Winter. Spring begins on Monday (March 20th). No snow this weekend (unlike last) but cool. It'll be back in the 70s by Tuesday. So bundle up and come enjoy these weekend events.
Thursday, March 16, 2017

CHS & YMCA Of Greater Charlotte Announce Next Generation Partnership
The YMCA of Greater Charlotte and Carolinas HealthCare System announce that Carolinas HealthCare System will become the official community health partner of the YMCA. 
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is brother and sister Boston Terrier mixes, Donald and Daisy.  These pups are 5-months-old and weigh 15-20 pounds.  They should not get any bigger.
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Water Service Interruption Saturday, March 18
There will be a Planned Water Service Interruption on Saturday, March 18 so that a water leak can be repaired.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

First Annual LC Senior Games Silver Arts Follies Saturday, March 18
Join them for an afternoon of entertainment from local seniors. The event is free and refreshments will be provided. Everyone is welcome!
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Lincoln County Manufacturers Offer Summer Internships To Local College Students
The Industrial Manager’s Association is again sponsoring the program to encourage students to return to Lincoln County upon graduation and invest themselves in their home community. Deadline to apply for summer work opportunities is April 19, 2017.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Winners Of Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition
In the end, victory went to countertenor Matthew Reese. Countertenors are extremely rare and possessed of the highest possible voice for males. So high is the countertenor range that when their astonishing voices are heard, these singers are often mistaken for women.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Southlake Christian Academy Students Advance To State Science Fair
Eighth-graders Taylor Geist and Ryan Helms earned the opportunity after finishing in the top three of their respective categories at the 2017 Region 6 NC Science & Engineering Fair, which was hosted at UNC Charlotte on February 17-18.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Safe Storage Of Gasoline & Other Liquid Fuels
How do you store fuel for your lawn mower, weed eater, yard blower, chain saw, home heater, auxiliary generator, or tractors?  You may not have thought much about fuel storage on your property, but most of us have at least one fuel-burning device and have some fuel for it in portable containers.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library March 13-18
Check out the events happening this week: Storytimes,  NCKids Digital Library, Stop Animation Workshop, Lego Brick Club, Maker’s Club, Junior Writer’s Club and More! Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, March 12, 2017

NLHS Ready To Rumble With Spring Production March 16-18
Get your leather jackets, loafers and poodle skirts out to celebrate with the cast and crew of Grease and join in with the rock and roll fun of the 1950’s!
Sunday, March 12, 2017

Area Events
Time to change those clocks--SPRING FORWARD for Daylight Time beginning this Sunday.  It's also time to celebrate St. Patrick's Day (Friday) and enjoy the music at the Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition at the Cultural Center.  Here's a list of some of the things happening in our area.
Saturday, March 11, 2017

SCV Installs New Members
The Gen. Robert F. Hoke / Col. William J. Hoke Sons Confederate Veterans Camp 1616 installed two new members at their meeting on Thursday, March 9 at the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Saturday, March 11, 2017

CBCC Blood Drives March 12-18
Blood Drives this week in Lincoln and Cleveland Counties. Give blood and help save local lives! Donate blood with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. Call 704-972-4700 or go to www.cbcc.us to make an appointment at any location.
Saturday, March 11, 2017

Brief History Of Irish Presbyterians At Broad River Meeting March 12
Join the Broad River Genealogical Society for their meeting on Sunday, March 12 at 3 p.m. for a Brief History of the Irish Presbyterians by Mike Philbeck.
Friday, March 10, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Hi! Our names are Ryker, Ryder and Olive we are a little over 4-months-old and are brothers and sisters. We came into the shelter as an owner surrender.
Friday, March 10, 2017

This Weekend
The Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition, the time change, and maybe a rare March snow. These are all a part of the things that are happening this weekend in our area.
Friday, March 10, 2017

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, March 10, 2017

What's Cooking In The Cabin? 18th Century Cuisine!
No microwave, no fridge, what to do? Local hearth cooking expert and teacher Paulette Gardner will speak on 18th Century food at the March meeting of the Eastern Lincoln Historical Society.
Friday, March 10, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this small Dachshund mix named Doobie.  Doobie is about 1-year-old and weighs about 15-pounds.
Thursday, March 09, 2017

Acclaimed Judges For Vocal Competition
The Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition always has the best judges to judge the best singers and this year’s competition, coming up Saturday and Sunday will have Dr. Louise Toppin, Diane Thornton and Eduardo Cedeno.
Thursday, March 09, 2017

No Swimming Advisory Cancelled For Mariner's Pointe
The advisory was originally issued March 1, 2017, when an unknown quantity of sewage spilled into Lake Norman. The spill was due to a plumbing clog in a manhole.
Thursday, March 09, 2017

Don't Forget To Change Your Clocks & Batteries This Weekend
Daylight Savings Time starts this Sunday, March 12 at 2 a.m. Move your clocks ahead one hour before you go to bed Saturday night.
Thursday, March 09, 2017

CVWC Mentoring Sessions For March 9 Meeting
The program for the March meeting will be popular three month long Mentoring sessionswith wood bark carving, carving a chain, chip carving, pyrography, caricature, and a Santa Christmas ornament.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Band Concert, Movie Night This Friday At LCS
Lincoln Charter School has a movie night and concert planned for this Friday. The cost per person is $5. Pizza, popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. All proceeds will go toward the LCS Band to help purchase sheet music and instruments.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Concerts At The Courthouse Features David Childers, March 10
The next in our concert series line-up is legendary David Childers. Together with The Serpents, they'll be rocking out at the Historic Dallas Courthouse Friday, March 10 from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. The event is free and seats are sure to go fast!
Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Winners Crowned In Miss Valentine Queen Pagean
Six girls won crowns during the Miss Valentine Queen Pageant held on Sunday, February 12 at the Cherryville Community Building.
Monday, March 06, 2017

Lions Clubs Of WNC To Hold Benefit Concert At Lake Junaluska
The concert will be held in Stuart Auditorium and will feature the award winning bluegrass group Balsam Range. All proceeds of the concert will go to Brighter Visions which provides funds for many visually impaired individuals and among others Camp Dogwood’s recreational facility in North Carolina.
Monday, March 06, 2017

LHS Drama Club's AIDA Photo Gallery
Congratulations to the Lincolnton High School Drama Club for their production of AIDA: The Timeless Love Story (School Edition) by Elton John and Tim Rice March 2-5 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. 
Monday, March 06, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library March 6-11
Check out the events happening this week: Storytimes, WeDo Lego Adventures, Dr. Seuss Celebration, Writer’s Clubs, Art for All Ages, Book Club, Crochet and Knitting Club, Little Bits, EV3 Mindstorm Robots, and More! Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, March 05, 2017

GFD Promotes Adair To Rank Of Engineer
Engineer Adair has served the citizens of Gastonia for over 15 years, having been hired by the department on August 20, 2001.
Saturday, March 04, 2017

Cat In The Hat Goes To Newton Schools To Encourage Reading
Every March, in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, The Rotary Club of Newton-Conover goes to area schools to read books to elementary kids. This year, the event expanded through a collaboration with The Green Room Community Theatre of Newton and the Catawba County Library System.
Saturday, March 04, 2017

Apple Festival T-Shirt Design Contest Entry Deadline April 17
The Lincoln County Apple Festival is seeking original designs for the official 2017 Apple Festival T-Shirt. Crank up your creative juices and get your application now.
Saturday, March 04, 2017

CBCC Blood Drives March 5-11
Blood Drives this week in Lincoln, Catawba, Gaston, and Cleveland Counties. Give blood and help save local lives! Donate blood with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. Call 704-972-4700 or go to www.cbcc.us to make an appointment at any location.
Saturday, March 04, 2017

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, March 03, 2017

This Weekend
In case you're wondering--no, this is not the weekend Daylight Time begins.  That's NEXT Sunday (March 12th).  Here's a look at some of the things that are happening this first weekend of March in our area.
Thursday, March 02, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Meet Mr. Dave. Dave is a staff’s favorite, such a lovable guy! He's is a 52-pound boxer mix around 2-years-old who still has some spunky puppy play in him.
Thursday, March 02, 2017

Let's Celebrate Dr. Seuss
Thursday March 2nd is the 113th birthday of one of America's best-loved children's book writers--Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.
Thursday, March 02, 2017

Balloon Release Honors Memory Of Sgt. Abernethy
Students and staff at Springfield School in Stanley were joined by leaders of the town and county in a balloon release ceremony Wednesday (March 1st) honoring the memory of Stanley Police Sgt. Jim Abernethy.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017

AIDA
The Lincolnton High School Drama Club will present Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA this Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening at 7 and Sunday afternoon at 3 (March 2nd-5th) at the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this 3-year-old Terrier mix named Missy. Missy weighs 15 pounds and will not get any bigger.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017

March 11 Event To Benefit Crouse Community Building
It’s known as a place for square dances, softball, chicken suppers and much community service. Such are the fond memories surrounding the Crouse Community Building. And according to Glenn Reep and Oscar Sappenfield, they’re proud and happy memories indeed.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017

National Nutrition Month: Three Guidelines For Better Nutrition
With thousands upon thousands of products filling our grocery store shelves, and scores of restaurants with tantalizing meals, deciding what to eat can be a challenge. National Nutrition Month is a perfect time learn more about nutrition to help make that decision a little easier.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition, March 11-12
With 21 singers in the semi-finals this will be something to sing about as the competition celebrates its 15th anniversary. Admission both days is free and will be at the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Malinda Massey Earns Girl Scouts' Highest Honor
Massey, daughter of Scott and Mary Massey and a member of Troop 20210, color marked the trails with directional signs at Sally’s YMCA. The trails are part of the Carolina Thread Trail.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Lincoln County Senior Services Upcoming Events
Please call the Lincoln County Senior Center for more information or to register for any of the upcoming events in March (FYI Series on Dementia, DSS Medicaid or Food/Nutrition Help, Self Defense, Smart Phone Clinic, Senior Day Trip, and Tai Chi For Seniors).
Monday, February 27, 2017

Rhyne Guest Speaker At February Meeting Of Women Educators
Heather Rhyne, one of the newest members of the Lincoln County Board of Education talked about how her passion for education is what led her to run for the school board and to have a positive impact on students in Lincoln County. Plans were also made for the Annual Fashion Show coming up May 6.
Monday, February 27, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library February 27 - March 4
Check out the events happening this week: Stop Animation Workshop, WeDo 2.0 Lego Adventures, Stop Animation Workshop, and a Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration. Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, February 26, 2017

CBCC Blood Drives Feb. 26 - March 4
Blood Drives this week in Catawba, Gaston, and Cleveland Counties. Give blood and help save local lives! Donate blood with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. Call 704-972-4700 or go to www.cbcc.us to make an appointment at any location.
Sunday, February 26, 2017

Thunder Over Carolina Auditions, Feb. 26-27
Thunder Over Carolina is a historical drama based on the Battle of Ramsour's Mill. Presented by the Lincoln Cultural Center in collaboration with the Lincoln Theatre Guild.
Saturday, February 25, 2017

Classical Pianist Wins Miss Mount Holly Crown
Allison Farris, 23, topped the field of six contestants to win the Miss Mount Holly 2017 title during the annual scholarship pageant on Sunday, February 19 at Stuart W. Cramer High School. In the Outstanding Teen competition, 15-year-old Chloe Clary was named Miss Mount Holly's Outstanding Teen.
Saturday, February 25, 2017

This Weekend In Our Area
The 11th annual Price Is Right for Fighting Child Abuse, black history month programs and auditions for the play "Thunder Over Carolina" are all a part of what's happening this weekend.
Friday, February 24, 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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