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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 East Lincoln 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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
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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

Stanley Police Sergeant Jim Abernethy Dead At 47
"He was as important to Stanley as Stanley was to him." That's the way one resident described Sergeant Jim Abernethy of the Stanley Police Department when we talked with people around town on Thursday about Abernethy's passing.
Friday, February 24, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Meet Callie! At just over a year old, Miss Callie is the perfect age to become your new best friend!
Friday, February 24, 2017

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
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Friday, February 24, 2017

Anna Bieberich Is Top Essay Contest Winner
Anna Bieberich was the top winner in a recently held essay competition. A student at West Lincoln Middle School, Bieberich won $100 for her entry in the annual Lincoln County Soil and Water Essay Contest.
Friday, February 24, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this 1-½ year old Terrier mix named Ziggy. Ziggy weighs 15 pounds and will not get any bigger.
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Another Retirement
There are a lot of familiar faces in new places these days.  In December, Richie Haynes moved from recreation to Asst. City Manager.  Dr. Matt Stover departed the Lincoln County Schools in November to take the Superintendent job in Catawba County.  Dr. Sherry Hoyle has announced she'll retire as Lincoln County Superintendent July 1st.  Now Asst. Public Works Director Rob Buff says he'll retire April 1st.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Come On Down For The Price Is Right For Child Abuse, Feb. 25
The event sold out last year, so people are encouraged to come early to get tickets. The three big prizes available are a golf cart, a one week beach vacation in Virginia and a one week beach vacation in North Myrtle.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Lincoln County Scheduled Water Outage Feb.22
Lincoln County Public Works has a scheduled water outage on Highway 27 West to Garrett Trail and Highway 150 West north of Lyn Well Road on Wednesday, February 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Monday, February 20, 2017

Community Resource Fair On Gaston College Lincoln Campus
Save the date for this exciting event coming Wednesday, March 22 at the Lincoln Campus of Gaston College. The Fair is free and open to Gaston College students and to the Gaston and Lincoln communities.
Monday, February 20, 2017

Biosecurity On The Farm
Before returning to the States from England after Christmas my wife and daughter were asked if they had visited any farms during their trip or if they had any contact with animals during their visit.
Monday, February 20, 2017

About The Future Of UDC Hall
Last Thursday's Lincoln County Commission work session had as its only agenda item discussions about the County's Water & Sewer and Solid Waste programs and projections related to the budgets for those.  After completing discussions on the agenda item, Commissioners chatted about other things--and one of the things discussed was the UDC Hall at the intersection of E. Pine and N. Academy streets in Lincolnton.
Sunday, February 19, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library February 20-25
All three branches of the Lincoln County Public Library will be closed Monday, February 20 for a Staff Development Day. Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, February 19, 2017

This Weekend
Area events this weekend include another chance to see "Nana's Naughty Knickers" at the Lincoln Cultural Center, the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics at Betty Ross Park, and a dinner at St. Luke's Lutheran Church.
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Girls Raise Money For St. Jude's
Finley Westall and Zoey Hatchett are two amazing little girls. Described as “both tender-hearted girls, with big, caring hearts,” they recently came up with the idea of holding a bake sale to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.
Saturday, February 18, 2017

MerleFest On The Road Feb. 24 At Dallas Courthouse
Make your reservations now for the MerleFest On The Road Concert for Friday, February 24 at 7 p.m. at the Historic Dallas Courthouse. This is a Free Event but reservations are required.
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Girl Scout Cookie Sales Continue
They're out again this weekend--Girl Scouts from area troops selling those delicious cookies.  The difference this weekend: they've finally got more of this year's new flavor--Smores!
Friday, February 17, 2017

Crouse Fire Department BBQ Chicken Supper To Benefit Community Building
The department is currently working to rehab the Community Building and have already made new improvements including a new metal roof.  Proceeds from the supper will help support building improvements. 
Friday, February 17, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Hi! My name is Spout. Why you might ask. Well let me explain. Firefighters of Lincoln County found me in a drain pipe.
Friday, February 17, 2017

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
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Friday, February 17, 2017

Annual Robinson-Lineberger Literary Competition
Sharpen those pencils, and fire up those computers. The Arts Council of Lincoln County is announcing its 34th annual Flo Robinson-Robert Lineberger Literary Competition.
Friday, February 17, 2017

Miss Mount Holly Pageant Takes The Stage On Sunday
Nine young women will compete Sunday afternoon, February 19, for the titles of Miss Mount Holly and Miss Mount Holly's Outstanding Teen and the opportunity to advance to this summer's Miss North Carolina pageant.
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue is featuring the Beagle as our Pet of the Week.  We have males and females, a range of ages, a variety of colors and a range of weights.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Regional Gathering Of Amateur Astronomers, Feb. 18
Enjoy Astronomy? Check out this event at the Catawba Science Center on February 18 for a day filled with activities for all ages, door prizes, key note speakers, table talks and more! Admission is free.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

PFCLG Recognizes Outstanding Individuals In Early Childhood Field
These individuals were those who earned their degrees in Early Childhood, those whose child care centers went up in stars, and those who have had a tremendous impact on the children in our community.
Monday, February 13, 2017

Lincoln County GOP Announces Speakers & Dates
The annual Lincoln-Regan Dinner will be March 17 with North Carolina Speaker of the House Tim Moore and NC Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson as guest speakers. The party’s annual county Precinct Meetings and Convention will be held on March 25.
Monday, February 13, 2017

A Place To Grow Art Exhibit Opens Feb. 15
The children’s artwork will be on display from February 15 through February 28 in the Carolina Mills and Cochrane Galleries of the Lincoln Cultural Center. An opening reception will be held on February 15 at 10 a.m.
Monday, February 13, 2017

Upcoming American Red Cross Blood Drives
Blood donations are urgently needed now and throughout the winter to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients in need. All those who come to donate through February 26, 2017, are eligible to receive an Amazon gift card.
Monday, February 13, 2017

The Masters Of Soul Concert
Did you miss the Masters of Soul Concert February 5? If you did you missed a celebration of artists from the music of Motown with stylish costumes and fully choreographed tributes to the artists of that era.
Sunday, February 12, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library February 13-18
Check out the events happening this week: Story Times, Valentine Game, Book Club, Lego’s, High Tech Thursday, and Junior Writer’s Club. Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, February 12, 2017

Local Historian To Speak At Broad River Meeting Feb. 12
Join the Broad River Genealogical Society for their meeting on Sunday, February 12 at 3 p.m. for a presentation by Robert C. Carpenter on his new book “Gaston County, North Carolina in the Civil War.”
Saturday, February 11, 2017

Happy Birthday Wayne Howard!
Today Is Wayne’s 70th Birthday. We At The Lincoln Herald Wish Him A Great Day And Hope You Will Too!
Saturday, February 11, 2017

Girl Scout Cookie Sales Continue
Girls from Scout Troop #02308 at First Presbyterian Church were out Wednesday (Feb. 8th) selling Girl Scout Cookies.   Many girls from area troops will be out this weekend selling those delicious favorites.
Friday, February 10, 2017

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
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Friday, February 10, 2017

Heroes In Our Midst: EL Historical Society Meeting Feb. 13
While we watched in horror, Colonel Henry Haynes lived thru 9-11 at the Pentagon. Come hear him share his experiences with a focus on what it means to be an American.
Friday, February 10, 2017

This Weekend In Our Area
A Lincoln Theatre Guild production at the Lincoln Cultural Center, a blues concert in Dallas, a band concert at the James W. Warren Citizens Center, and a piano and flute concert at Lake Norman are among events happening in our area this weekend.
Thursday, February 09, 2017

Planning Board Gives OK To Five Requests
Despite multiple public comments against some of the proposals, after a lengthy joint session with the County Commissioners, the Lincoln County Planning Board voted Monday night (Feb. 6th) to approve all five of the requests they considered.
Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is Owen.  This boy is 6-years-old and weighs about 50-60 pounds. Owen is part English Bulldog and part Beagle.
Wednesday, February 08, 2017

All-County Band Feb. 10
The Lincoln County High and Middle School All-County Bands will perform Friday, February 10 beginning at 7:30 p.m. with guest clinicians and conductors.
Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Big Ron Hunter Next Performer At Dallas Courthouse Concert Series
The World’s Happiest Bluesman, Big Ron Hunter, will be the next featured artist in the Concerts @ The Courthouse Series in Dallas, N.C. The event is free and will be held on Friday, February 10 from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the newly renovated Historic Dallas Courthouse.
Wednesday, February 08, 2017

2017 Catawba County Republican Precinct Meetings Announced
The 2017 Catawba County Republican Precinct Meetings will be held February 13, 15, 16 and 18 at the Catawba County Republican Headquarters.
Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Catawba Valley Woodcarvers Club Meeting Feb. 9
The program for the February meeting will be carving a Valentine’s Day project(a Celtic Knot) using Basswood.
Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Sixth Graders Compete In Essay Contest
Just how important is it to properly conserve our soil and water? Mighty important indeed, as some impressive local kids recently showed. Sixth graders across the county competed in the Lincoln County Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual soil-and-water essay contest.
Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Gaston County Students Can Apply To Commissioners' School Of Excellence
The application deadline is coming up February 10, 2017 for the Commissioners’ School of Excellence, a summer enrichment program open to rising tenth graders (current ninth grade students) in Gaston County.
Monday, February 06, 2017

Lincoln-Catawba Livestock Judging Teams Win State Awards
Lincoln and Catawba County 4-H members won top awards at the NC Junior Herford Association Livestock Judging Contest on January 28. Lincoln County 4-H’ers were among 63 seniors and 78 juniors from across North Carolina, competing in the contest.
Monday, February 06, 2017

Emergency Responders Received Screenings At Special Event
Carolinas HealthCare System Lincoln held a Heart of a Hero Day on Saturday, February 4 for 120 Emergency Responders in Lincoln County.
Monday, February 06, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library February 6-11
Check out the events happening this week: Story Times, Valentine Crafts, Writer’s Clubs, Book Club, Crochet & Knitting Club, Lego Free Build and a Maker’s Club. Come join in all the fun at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, February 05, 2017

This Weekend In Our Area
"The Taffetas" take you back to the 1950s at the Lincoln Cultural Center on Saturday night; then the Masters of Soul sing the best of the 1960s from Motown Sunday at  the James W. Warren Citizens Center--just two of the events this weekend.
Saturday, February 04, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Do you have an active lifestyle? Are you looking for a best friend to go on all those great adventures with you? Red is for sure your guy!
Friday, February 03, 2017

Weekend Events
Another busy weekend is coming up in our area.  Here's a list of some of the things that are happening.
Friday, February 03, 2017

Six More Weeks Of Wintry Weather
For anyone who didn't know, Thursday (Feb. 2nd) was Groundhog Day.
Friday, February 03, 2017

Gastonia Fire Department Announces Promotions
The Gastonia Fire Department would like to announce the following promotions within the department. A pinning ceremony was held on February 1, 2017 at the Gastonia Fire Department Station 1.
Friday, February 03, 2017

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
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Friday, February 03, 2017

Girl Scout Cookie Sales Continue
Some temptations are just too good to resist.  One of those is Girl Scout Cookies, now being sold by Girl Scouts in our area.
Thursday, February 02, 2017

Lincoln County 4-H Members Celebrate 2016 Accomplishments
Lincoln County 4-H members celebrated their 2016 accomplishments at the Lincoln County 4-H Achievement Program on Thursday, January 26.
Thursday, February 02, 2017

NC Launches New eBook Sharing Service For Children
The North Carolina Public Library Directors Association (NCPLDA) together with OverDrive and the state of North Carolina has created a new digital resource sharing service for kids’ pre-K through 4th grade, NC Kids Digital Library.
Thursday, February 02, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this 2 ½ year old Shih tzu/JRT mix named Reno.  Reno weighs 12 pounds and will not get any bigger.
Thursday, February 02, 2017

Local Students Named Park Scholarship Finalists
Brandon Christopher Keneda of Lincolnton High School and Andrew Charles Rutledge of West Lincoln High School are just two of the 112 Finalists selected from nearly 2,150 candidates from across North Carolina and the United States for the Park Scholarships from NC State University.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Textile Pioneer Subject Of Next Legacy Series Event
George Alexander Gray, a textile pioneer of the early 20th century, helped shape the development of Gaston County.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Catawba Regional Hospice Seeks Patient Volunteers
Catawba Regional Hospice is seeking caring, compassionate volunteers to serve as valued members of the Hospice team and to offer welcome support for patients and families.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Lincoln Delegation Attends 95th Annual 4-H Congress
Emma McSwain and Regan Mitchem represented Lincoln County at the November      25-30, 2016 conference. This year’s theme, “Excite. Spark. Ignite.,” focused on ways for      4-H’ers to excel in leadership, citizenship and service to others.
Tuesday, January 31, 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, January 12 at the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Uncle Fed Messer: The Man Who Lived In Three Centuries
Mr. Frederick Messer, of Haywood County, was born in Lincoln, on the South Fork, on August 12th, 1792. He died in February 1907, lacking six months being 115.
Monday, January 30, 2017

CBCC Blood Drives For February 2017
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas’ focuses exclusively on gathering red blood cells, platelets and plasma from volunteer donors to save local lives here in the Carolinas. Every drop stays here, saving local lives.
Monday, January 30, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library January 30 - February 4
Check out the events happening this week: Story Times, Lego Brick Club, Pushing the Limits of Knowledge and the Junior Writer’s Club.
Sunday, January 29, 2017

Lincoln Lovely Ladies' Latest Project
The group known as Lincoln Lovely Ladies spent several days this week sorting, packing and distributing women's undergarments to various charitable locations in our area.
Saturday, January 28, 2017

Gaston College Receives Grant From Senior Service America, Inc.
Gaston College announced Thursday, January 27, that it was awarded a grant of $155,399 from Senior Service America, Inc. Almost 90 percent of this grantor will provide temporary employment to at least 48 low-income older adults living in Gaston and Lincoln Counties.
Saturday, January 28, 2017

Corn Growers Association To Vote Feb. 22
February 22 is the date when corn growers will vote on continuation of the self-assessment program for six years at local cooperative extension offices from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Saturday, January 28, 2017

Tim Greene To Address Creative Pollinators Group
The event is coming up on Thursday, Feb. 16, in downtown Gastonia. Greene will cover many topics involving film production, talent agents and more. First 50 will receive a door prize. Space is limited.
Saturday, January 28, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
This is Succotash, an eight-month-old black and white Domestic Shorthair.  He is a small, friendly and happy dude.
Friday, January 27, 2017

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, January 27, 2017

Sheriff Carpenter Issues Appeal To Citizens In Fight Against Crime
Responding to the increasing number of people wanting to assist law enforcement officials and build a stronger partnership in the fight against crime, Sheriff David Carpenter announced that Lincoln County citizens are being invited to become Honorary Members of the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association.
Friday, January 27, 2017

Delta Sigma Learns Self-Defense
Mike Muscat and his wife, Jennifer, instructed the group on the Kravmaga system of self-defense at their January 19 meeting.
Thursday, January 26, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this 8-month-old Pomeranian mix named CiCi.  CiCi weighs 19-pounds and will not get any bigger.
Thursday, January 26, 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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