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House of Trophies - Retirement

Stamey Duo Guest Speakers For DKG Fall Meeting
The Delta Sigma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held their fall meeting with exercise trainer Johnny Stamey and his wife Mae, a nurse practitioner.
Saturday, November 25, 2017

Annual WSGE 91.7 FM Socks For Seniors Drive Is Underway
The Socks for Seniors drive collects new socks, gloves, and toiletries for people in need during the holiday season.
Saturday, November 25, 2017

Weekend Events
The Christmas season is here!  Christmas parades are scheduled this weekend in Maiden and Lincolnton, and tree lighting ceremonies in Lincolnton, Denver, Stanley and Newton.  Here's a list of some of what's happening this weekend in our area.
Friday, November 24, 2017

Some Events You Might Have Missed Around Lincolnton Last Weekend
The Lincoln Herald has had photos contributed from several different events held last weekend. Included in this article in the photo gallery are photos from “A Taffeta Christmas” and the 5th annual Handmade for the Holidays.
Friday, November 24, 2017

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

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this Australian Shepherd/Lab mix named Jake.  Jake is 6-years-old and weighs about 65-70 pounds.
Thursday, November 23, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
This is Parsons! He is one handsome 6-month-old, Russian Blue. We are closed for Thanksgiving November 23-24 but will open for regular business hours this Saturday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. for some great deals and reduced adoption fees!
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Day means the beginning of the Christmas shopping season.  Used to be, stores opened early on Black Friday, the day after, but now many of them open on Thanksgiving afternoon and evening to catch the early shoppers.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Crouse Community 4th Annual Christmas Parade Dec. 2
It's not too late to make plans to be a part of this annual community parade either by being a participant or a spectator. Join in the fun as we celebrate!
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Thanks Again, Veterans!
One of the things for which we should all be thankful this Thanksgiving Day is the men and women who have served and those who continue to serve in the US military.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Lincoln County Wins State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest
The Lincoln County 4-H Senior Livestock Judging Team were named state champions of the NC 4-H Livestock Judging Contest.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Sheriff Carpenter Offers Tips For Safe Shopping
This time of year attracts more shopping-related criminal activity because of the larger crowds and the extended store hours. These factors and the usual distraction of shopping, creates a more favorable environment for petty thieves and other offenders.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Red Cross Offers 3 Ways To Make Saving Lives Easier Than Ever
Mobile and online tools help make donating blood and platelets more convenient; upcoming blood mobiles for Burke, Catawba, Cleveland, and Lincoln counties.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Christmas Calendar Of Events
We're still receiving information about events happening in our area during the Holiday season.  If you know of one we missed, please email us at lh@lincolnherald.com and let us know.
Monday, November 20, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library Nov. 20-25
Story Times, Adult Writer’s Club, MeeperBots and LEGOS. All Branches Closed Nov. 23-24 for Thanksgiving Holiday. Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, November 19, 2017

Agent Spatula To The Rescue!
Agent Spatula with the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension answers some questions from Mrs. DeMark on cooking a turkey her husband will eat and his mother would approve of!
Saturday, November 18, 2017

Area Events Friday-Monday
Handmade for the Holidays, "A Taffetas Christmas," and a Crowell Hospital reunion are among the area events happening this weekend in our area.
Friday, November 17, 2017

Stanley Middle School Teacher Is Outstanding Educator
Stanley Middle School teacher John Stone is an Outstanding Educator--and now he's got a car to prove it!
Friday, November 17, 2017

Remembering Former Councilman Devin Rhyne
Former Lincolnton City Councilman Devin Rhyne died Thursday morning (Nov. 15th).  Rhyne served on the City Council for six years.  He was the first Republican ever elected to the Lincolnton City Council.
Friday, November 17, 2017

Eleven Lincoln County Band Alumni Represented In UNCC Band
The UNC Charlotte “Pride of Niner Nation” Marching Band has been selected as the official band to represent the United States in Normandy, France, in June 2018. The performance will mark the 74th anniversary of D-Day.
Friday, November 17, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Max is around 4-years-old, already neutered and microchipped – he is ready to go to a new home. He is full of energy, loves to play, and really enjoys face rubs and snuggles.
Friday, November 17, 2017

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

Parent's Day At Furman University
John and Kathy Cromer, and guest Kirk Herbertson, made the trip to visit with their son Andrew on Saturday, November 11 and to attend the Furman – Citadel football game. 
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this beautiful little Terrier mix named Jolleen and in honor of November as Adopt a Senior Pet Month we would like to present this small long haired Chihuahua named Cotton.
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Christmas At The Cultural Center--And Nearby
Charlotte has the Blumenthal--but Lincolnton has a cultural gem of its own: the Lincoln Cultural Center is THE place for the arts, history, and more--and the holidays are an exciting time at this local showplace.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Sixth Case Of Rabies Confirmed In Catawba County
On November 10, Catawba County Animal Services received a call from a citizen in Maiden who observed a skunk exhibiting abnormal behavior. The skunk came into close contact with her two dogs.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Happy Birthday Jasmine!
Today you turn your 4th Milestone. I must say it's bittersweet. I mourn the baby you were and I'm excited watching you become the little girl you are.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

LCSS Elder Law Program Nov. 16
Lincoln County Senior Services will host an Elder Law Program on Thursday, November 16 at 2 p.m. with Kelly Allen, Elder Law Attorney. Come join with us for a Question and Answer session about Elder Law.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Master Gardener Class Set For January In Lincolnton
North Carolina Cooperative Extension-Lincoln County is about to launch a Lincoln County Master Gardener training that will run from Wednesday, January 17 through Wednesday, April 18, 2018 and meet on every Wednesday for 14 weeks.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

What's Been Happening - Some Things You Might Have Missed
The Lincoln Herald has had photos contributed from several different events during the last few days of October. The Hurricane Relief Benefit, the Dessert Mystery Theatre and the Trick-or-Treat Trail were just a few of them.
Monday, November 13, 2017

Johnson, Hartness & Greene Book-Signing Held
If you didn’t make it to the book-signing on Thursday, November 9 at Gallery 27 you missed two established authors and a newcomer.
Monday, November 13, 2017

Crowell Hospital Reunion Is Nov. 19
“The idea of having a Crowell Hospital reunion has been discussed frequently since the hospital closed, over 30 years ago. There are many of us––previous co-workers and friends––who feel like we were part of a family, and we fondly remember our time there.”
Sunday, November 12, 2017

New Observation Platform Dedicated At Riverbend Park
A dedication ceremony was held at Riverbend Park Thursday, November 9 to commemorate the official opening of a new observation platform, which was constructed with the help of a $100,000 grant from Duke Energy’s Water Resources Fund.
Sunday, November 12, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library Nov. 13-18
Maker’s Clubs on Aviation and Thanksgiving, Stop Animation Movie Making, LEGOs, Escape Room and lots more! Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, November 12, 2017

Smith To Present LHS Football Scrapbook At History Meeting
Richard Smith will share with the Crouse Community History and Photo Project the research and process involved in his most recent project: LHS Football Scrapbook 1921-1958 on Tuesday, November 14 at 4 p.m. Meeting is open to the public.
Saturday, November 11, 2017

Gaston County School Employee Has Enthusiasm For Nutrition
Gaston County Schools Nutrition Department employee Joanne Kirven is this year’s Martha Gomer Spirit Award winner for North Carolina. The honor recognizes her can-do attitude and enthusiasm for school nutrition in Gaston County.
Saturday, November 11, 2017

Local Authors Discuss Challenges Of Early-Onset Alzheimer's
Two local authors, who have both written extensively on the subject of Alzheimer’s, recently interviewed Brian Kursonis about the challenges he faces with daily living. He is part of the PhRMA’s Go Boldly national ad campaign promoting Alzheimer’s research.
Saturday, November 11, 2017

Thank You For Your Service!
Saturday is Veterans Day, a time to say 'thank you' to those men and women who have served our country in the military. The Veterans Day Parade happens at 11 AM Saturday in downtown Lincolnton. We've detailed other events in other area towns in a separate article.
Friday, November 10, 2017

Happy Birthday Angie!
Today is Angie Towery's birthday! Wish her lots of happiness!
Friday, November 10, 2017

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

50s Day At PCI Raises Money For Relay For Life
Things were happening at Pumpkin Center Intermediate School on Tuesday, November 7. Since it was the 50th day of school for this year Ms. Sheila Wright planned a 50s Day event to benefit Relay For Life. 
Thursday, November 09, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
This is a HUGE Adoptathon weekend for Tri-County Animal Rescue and PetSmart.  We will be working hard to place many pets into new homes.  We have dogs (adults and seniors), puppies, cats (adult and seniors), kittens, guinea pigs and even a rabbit.
Thursday, November 09, 2017

Catawba County Takes A Stand Against Hunger, Homelessness
Housing Visions, A Continuum of Care, is hosting this year’s Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, which runs from November 11 to 19. Housing visions is a local community group focused on housing needs in Catawba County.
Thursday, November 09, 2017

Christmas Parades & Other Coming Events
Your radio may not yet be playing Christmas tunes--but it won't be long.  The Holiday season is almost here!
Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Water Works Will Cause Detours, Interruption
The City of Lincolnton Water Department will be doing work on Friday (Nov. 10th) that will cause an interruption in water service and street detours.
Wednesday, November 08, 2017

LC Public Works Notice Of Mandatory Water Restrictions Nov. 13-16
To insure that our customers have an adequate supply of water and fire protection, the following MANDATORY RESTRICTIONS are in place from 8 a.m., Monday November 13 until noon on Thursday, November 16.
Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Hartness To Speak This Thursday At Gallery 27
John G. Hartness is truly a teller of tales. And you can hear him read from some of them this Thursday at 6:30 p.m., when he joins local novelist Gabby Johnson and Concord-based novelist Jordon Greene at Gallery 27.
Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Fifth Case Of Rabies Confirmed In Catawba County
On November 3, Catawba County Animal Services received a call from a citizen in Catawba whose dogs interacted with a recently deceased skunk. 
Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Lincoln County Senior Center Recognizes National Caregivers Month
In honor of Caregivers the Lincoln County Senior Center will be hosting a Caregivers Appreciation Luncheon on Wednesday November 8 at 11 a.m.   The Senior Center is located at 514 South Academy Street on the Gaston College campus.
Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Novelist Jordon Greene To Speak Thursday
Novelist Jordon Greene will be among the speakers this Thursday at Gallery 27. The 6:30 p.m. event is open to the public. Greene will be joined by fellow novelists John Hartness and Gabby Johnson.
Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Community Meetings This Week On Development Plans
Two community involvement meetings have been scheduled this week for residential development proposals for southeastern Lincoln County.
Monday, November 06, 2017

Two Crowned Saturday Night At LHS Pageant
Five competed for the title of Miss Lincolnton High School and eight for the title of Miss Black & Gold at the James W. Warren Citizens Center Saturday night.
Sunday, November 05, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library Nov. 4-11
Genealogy, Writer’s Clubs, Book Clubs, Craft Fair, LEGOS and lots more! Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, November 05, 2017

Gabby Johnson, Other Authors To Appear Nov. 9
Writers Gabby Johnson, John Hartness and Jordan Greene will be appearing for a book-signing event at Gallery 27 in Lincolnton. The writers will also read excerpts from their works from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 05, 2017

Portion Of Rail Trail Under Repair
The City of Lincolnton will be repairing a portion of the Marcia Cloninger Rail Trail beginning Monday, November 6.
Saturday, November 04, 2017

Catawba Regional Hospice Volunteers Complete Training
Catawba Regional Hospice recently welcomed nine new volunteers to touch the lives of patients and families in local communities.
Saturday, November 04, 2017

Lake Norman Marina Holds Third Annual Fall Foliage Cruise
Saturday morning, October 28, Lake Norman Marina hosted their Third Annual Fall Foliage Cruise to the often unexplored northern end of Lake Norman.
Saturday, November 04, 2017

Airport Open House Is Saturday
An Open House and Fly-In will be held this Saturday (Nov. 4th) at the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Airport.  As a part of the event, Carpenter Avionics will be presenting a seminar for aircraft owners, ADS-B and Me.
Friday, November 03, 2017

Weekend Events
We get an extra hour of sleep Saturday night as we return to standard time when daylight time ends in the wee hours of Sunday morning. If you forget to set your clocks back, you may be an hour early for church on Sunday. Here's info about some what's happening in our area this first weekend of November.
Friday, November 03, 2017

Daylight Saving Time 2017 Ends Nov. 5
Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, November 5 and clocks will “fall back” to standard time.
Friday, November 03, 2017

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

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Our names are Katniss and Prim and we are only around 2-months-old. Are you looking for that special animal to love and enjoy? It’s us, you have found what you are looking for.
Friday, November 03, 2017

Salem Industries Throws Halloween Party
What would have been a 4th of July celebration turned into a Halloween party at Salem Industries on Tuesday (Oct. 31st).
Thursday, November 02, 2017

Winning The War On Fire Ants
This has been a bad year in North Carolina's war against fire ants.  The dangerous pests have gained ground in many areas.  In the continuing battle against fire ants, knowing what to do--and what not to do--can make a big difference.
Thursday, November 02, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this energetic Labrador Retriever mix named Mandy.  She is about 7-months-old and weighs about 30-pounds.
Thursday, November 02, 2017

On-Line Local Cankerworm Training Friday, Nov. 3
Join with us for an informative live, on-screen conference on Friday, November 3 at 12 p.m. to get the knowledge you need to understand and combat cankerworms.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Avoid Grazing Johnsongrass During The Fall Frost Season
Horse owners, producers of cattle, sheep, and goats, and all showmen need to avoid grazing Johnson grass, sorghum, Sudan grass, and Sorghum Sudan crosses during first frosts of the fall.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Someone's Having A Birthday Today!
Today is Jay Delllinger's birthday! Put a smile on his face today!
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

North Carolina Virtual History Fair Nov. 4
Free online live streaming presentations presented by the Lincoln County Public Library, the State Archives of North Carolina, and the North Carolina Government and Heritage Library on Saturday, November 4 at the Charles R. Jonas Library in Lincolnton.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Community Meeting Nov. 9 For Proposed Subdivision On Little Egypt Road
A community involvement meeting will be held on Thursday, November 9 at 7 p.m. at the East Lincoln Community Center to provide information about the proposal and to receive comments prior to a public hearing.
Monday, October 30, 2017

CBCC Nov. Blood Drives, Puppies For Patients Program & Holiday Hero
Blood Drives for Lincoln, Gaston, Cleveland and Catawba counties. CBCC hosts its 13th annual Puppies for Patients program this November and December. A Local student will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship in the Holiday Hero program.
Monday, October 30, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library Oct. 30 - Nov. 4
Children’s Halloween Party, Halloween Movie, Art for all Ages, Snap Circuits, Virtual Family History Fair and lots more! Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, October 29, 2017

Relay For Life Kicks Off 2018 Campaign
The Lincolnton Relay for Life held its Wrap Up for 2017 and kickoff for the 2018 campaign recently at Holy Cross Lutheran Church.
Sunday, October 29, 2017

Red Cross Calls For Blood Donors Before The Holiday Season
With the busy holiday season approaching, the American Red Cross encourages donors to give blood now to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients this winter.
Sunday, October 29, 2017

Learn At Your Own Pace With Gaston College Program
The courses last for six weeks, and two lessons are released each week on Wednesday and Friday. Course materials are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can earn 2.4 CEU’s (or continuing education units) for most completed courses.
Saturday, October 28, 2017

Expecto Trivium Wins Rotary Quiz Bowl
The Expecto Trivium Team won the 2nd Annual Lincolnton Sunrise Quiz Bowl on October 17 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. The team, composed of Chris Goodson, Greg McBryde, and Robert Webb won on the first question of the Knock Out Round.
Saturday, October 28, 2017

Hitt - Plage Wedding
Dr. Nataleigh Marie Hitt and Dr. Michael Robert Plage were wed on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Lincolnton, N.C.
Saturday, October 28, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
This longhaired beauty is Janie. She is around 3-years-old and wants to be nothing but a lap cat.
Friday, October 27, 2017

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

Meet Entrepreneur Chris Elmore At Alumni Speakers Series
Chris Elmore, entrepreneur, author, and co-founder of AvidXchange, will be the featured speaker at the Gaston College Alumni Speakers Series luncheon on Wednesday, November 1. The event is free, lunch will be provided but seating is limited. Please call to register.
Friday, October 27, 2017

Union School Honored
Lincoln County's Union School was recognized as a nominee for the National Title I Distinguished Schools Award at the Title I Conference in Greensboro Thursday.
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Sheriff David Carpenter Offers Tips For A Safe Halloween
Soon our streets will be filled with little ghosts, goblins, and witches trick-or-treating this Halloween. “Halloween should be filled with surprise and enjoyment, and following some common sense practices can keep events safer and more fun,” said Sheriff David Carpenter of Lincoln County.
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Long Time Sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Doyle Edwards Retires
Long time Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Doyle Edwards celebrated his 20 years of service in Lincoln County at a retirement reception at the Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday.
Thursday, October 26, 2017

A Baby Named Miracle
A friend told us about the baby girl born to David and Summer Reep and asked that we share her story and ask our readers to help if they can.
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets of the Week are three Great Dane mixed puppies.  These boys are 9-weeks-old and are going to be BIG adults.  We are not sure about the other mix…it is a mystery.
Thursday, October 26, 2017

What's Happening
This last weekend of October and the first couple of days of next week will see the seasons change for most more than the actual beginning of Fall back in September.  After Halloween, our attention turns to Thanksgiving and even more to Christmas.  Here's a list of some of what's happening this weekend.
Thursday, October 26, 2017

FAFSA Day Event At Gaston College
Those interested in applying for federal financial aid to attend college should plan to attend the FAFSA Day event hosted by Gaston College on Saturday, October 28, from 9 a.m. to noon.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

They Held Meeting & Almost Nobody Came
Land Use Plans? Who cares? Apparently nobody--based on attendance at meetings designed to explain the proposed new land use maps.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Zombie Walk & March Of The Dead This Saturday
Saturday, October 28, Lincolnton will host its third annual Zombie Walk and March of the Dead starting at 5 p.m. Come enter the costume contest, march around downtown; and don’t forget to bring canned food items to benefit Christian Ministry of Lincoln County.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

NC Farm School Coming To Lincoln County
For 2018, the NC Farm School will be offered in Lincolnton by the Cooperative Extension. The eight-session program guides aspiring farmers through the process of writing a sound business plan and tour working farms where experienced farmers share their expertise and their advice.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A Blast Remembering The Past
The Lincolnton High School Class of 1997 celebrated their 20 year reunion on Friday and Saturday nights (Oct. 21-22).
Monday, October 23, 2017

New Charter School Meeting Draws Small Attendance
Only about a dozen people showed up for a community meeting last week at the East Lincoln Community Center related to plans for a new charter school at Triangle.  Most of those were not residents of the immediate area where the school is proposed to be built.
Monday, October 23, 2017

Salazar Crowned LHS Homecoming Queen
During halftime of the football game Friday night Nicole Salazar was crowned the 2017 LHS Homecoming Queen. She was crowned by the 2016 Queen, Ashley Robinson, and Tony Worley, LHS Principal.
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Free On-Line Fire Ant Control Seminar Oct. 24
Join with Tom Dyson, Extension Director for Lincoln County, as he presents a free on-line program about fire ants and strategic fire ant control that you can attend from the comfort of your home, or wherever you have access to the Internet.
Sunday, October 22, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library Oct. 23-28
Halloween events, Bloxels, Maker’s Club, Escape Rooms, Legos and lots more! Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Register For American Revolution Symposium
The Lincoln County Historical Association and the Gaston County Museum of Art & History are partnering on a two-day symposium on the American Revolution Nov. 18-19.This is a free event, but reservations are required. Space is limited for the battle sites tour on Nov.19.
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Weekend Events
Just over a week until Halloween--and lots of things will be happening next weekend...but there's still plenty to see and do this weekend in our area.  Here's just a little of what's happening.
Friday, October 20, 2017

Children's Halloween Programs At The Library
The Lincoln County Public Library will host a free special Halloween Program at each library branch during the month of October. 
Friday, October 20, 2017

NC Works Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, October 20, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this small Dachshund / Chihuahua mix named Lady.  Lady is 8-months-old and weighs about 12-pounds.
Thursday, October 19, 2017

3rd Annual Somethin' Pumpkin Cooking Contest Winners
Somethin’ Pumpkin is a cooking contest designed by Gaston County NC Cooperative Extension to encourage youth and adults to spend time cooking. The contest entries were judged, awarded, and displayed as part of Cotton Ginning Days this past weekend in Dallas.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Blackwelder Remembered By Family, Friends
A local musician who died too soon is being remembered by his family and friends. A planned scholarship in memory of him will be given to an aspiring musician at UNCC. The goal is to raise $25,000.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Iron Station Man Wins Lottery Scratch-Off Prize
An Iron Station man was one of the winners in the North Carolina Education Lottery’s 10th Anniversary Millions game.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Miss Lincoln County Marine Corps League Pageant Held Oct. 15
On Sunday, October 15 twenty-five young ladies competed for eleven titles. All proceeds from the pageant will benefit Toys for Tots of Lincoln County.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Quiz Bowl Set For Tuesday Night
The second annual Quiz Bowl will be held this Tuesday evening (Oct. 17th) at the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Splash Pad Closed For Season
Kids didn't get to enjoy it very long this year--but it'll be back again come next Spring.  The City Recreation Department announced Tuesday (Oct. 17th) that the Splash Pad at First Federal Park is closing for the season.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Getting Ready For The Holidays
The annual wreath sale by the Chamber of Commerce is underway.  The deadline for orders is next Friday (Oct. 27th).
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Enjoy Soup, Keep The Bowl, Help Hospice
The 20th annual Soup Bowl Benefit at Rising Sun Pottery happens this Tuesday evening from 5 - 7.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library Oct. 16-21
Stop Animation Movie Making, WeDo 2.0 Lego Adventures, Alien Escape Room, “Hocus Pocus” and lots more! Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Caregiver's Appreciation Day Is Nov. 8
Lincoln County Caregivers are invited to attend a program on Wednesday, November 8 to honor them as caregivers and as a Thank You for all they do. Please call 704-732-9053 by November 1 to register your attendance.
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Palmer Crowned 2017 North Lincoln Homecoming Queen
During the halftime festivities for the 2017 Homecoming at North Lincoln High School McCauley Palmer was crowned Homecoming Queen.
Saturday, October 14, 2017

Controlling Fire Ants
Conditions were ideal for ant infestation this summer causing many people in our area problems in their yards, gardens, pastures, and fields.
Saturday, October 14, 2017

Area Events
There's plenty happening in our area this weekend and in the week ahead.  Here's news about some of the events you may want to attend.
Friday, October 13, 2017

Amantha Mill Opened Concert Association Season
The 2017-2018 Lincoln County Concert Association season began Sunday, October 8 when Amantha Mill returned to the Lincoln Cultural Center for the 3 p.m. concert. 
Friday, October 13, 2017

Lincolnton Animal Hospital Holds Costume Contest
Halloween is just over two weeks away.  In addition to stocking up on treats and planning parties, many pet owners will be dressing up their furry family members for the occasion.
Friday, October 13, 2017

NC Works Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, October 13, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
This is Zeus. He is around 3-years-old and a 70-pound teddy bear! Zeus has never met a stranger and is full of energy.
Friday, October 13, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this beautiful Rottweiler named Ruthie.  She is 2-years-old and weighs about 75-80 pounds.
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Support Cancer Patients By Giving Blood With The Red Cross
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support cancer patients and others at these upcoming blood drives in Gastonia, Lawndale, Mooresville, Morganton, Shelby, Statesville, and Troutman.
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Laps4Life Event Will Benefit Crisis Pregnancy Center
A Laps4Life fundraising event for Crisis Pregnancy Center has been scheduled for this Saturday (Oct. 14th) 9 AM - 1 PM at Covenant Church, 2168 Gastonia Highway in Lincolnton.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Stanley's Countryfest Didn't Let The Rain Stop Them
Stanley’s annual outdoor festival, Countryfest, was held Saturday, October 7 with lots of food, vendors, kid’s activities, rides and a gospel stage known as Gospelfest.
Monday, October 09, 2017

Annual KREWE Fun Fest Held Under The Stars
The Frank Love Orchestra took the stage at 7 p.m. on Thursday evening, October 5 for the benefit concert to help send local children to summer camp at the YMCA.
Monday, October 09, 2017

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out
Catawba County senior citizens have plenty to do thanks to the Seniors Morning Out program.  If you're not familiar, here's some information about activities happening the rest of this month.
Monday, October 09, 2017

Community Forum On Schools Rescheduled
The second of four planned Community Forums was scheduled for this Monday evening in the Lincolnton High School cafeteria, but because of the power outage, that forum has been rescheduled for Monday November 6th.
Monday, October 09, 2017

Community Meeting Oct. 19 On Proposed Site For Charter School
A community involvement meeting will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at 7 p.m. at the East Lincoln Community Center at 8160 Optimist Club Rd., Denver, N.C., to provide information about the proposal and to receive comments prior to a public hearing.
Monday, October 09, 2017

SHS Class Of '57 Holds 60th Anniversary Reunion
The Stanley High School Class of 1957 held its 60th anniversary reunion on Saturday September 30th at First Baptist Church in Stanley.
Sunday, October 08, 2017

Public Forum Will Detail Plans For Park
Catawba County Planning & Parks will hold a public forum Thursday to gather additional input on the proposed Mountain Creek Park near Sherrills Ford.
Sunday, October 08, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library Oct. 10-14
Haunted House LEGO Build, Pumpkin Decorating Maker’s Club and lots more! Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, October 08, 2017

Meet The Author & Book Signing Oct. 10 At CCPHP Meeting
Come meet local historian and writer Robert C. Carpenter at the next meeting of the Crouse Community Photo and History Project on Oct. 10. He will speak on his most recent book followed by a Q & A. He will also be signing books that will be available for purchase.
Sunday, October 08, 2017

Glover Recognized Among State's Best Nurses
Carolyn Glover, a part-time instructor in the Gaston College Nursing program, has been named one of the Great 100 Nurses in North Carolina for 2017.
Saturday, October 07, 2017

Residents Rights Day Celebration
Thursday was celebrated as Residents Rights Day at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton.
Friday, October 06, 2017

Weekend Events
Fall festivals abound this weekend--Stanley holds its annual Country Fest and the Maiden Fall Festival happens this Saturday.  Also on this weekend's calendar is the 2nd annual Open House at the Lincoln County Animal Shelter and the first concert of the 2017-18 season for the Community Concert Association.
Friday, October 06, 2017

What's Down There?
Jessica Cottle from Davidson College’s Archives and Special Collections Department will speak on “What’s Underneath Lake Norman??” for the Eastern Lincoln Historical Society (ELHS) on Monday, October 9.
Friday, October 06, 2017

NC Works Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, October 06, 2017

Concert Association Opens 2017-18 Season Sunday
The Lincoln County Concert Association kicks off its 2017-2018 season this Sunday (Oct. 8th) with Amantha Mill at 3 PM at the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Thursday, October 05, 2017

Little Miss LC Queens Collecting Items For LCC Against Child Abuse
The 2017 Little Miss Lincoln County Queens are collecting items for the Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse and Child Advocacy Center. The center is in desperate need of juice boxes, snacks, water, and paper products such as toilet paper and paper towels.
Thursday, October 05, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this energetic Labrador Retriever mix named Duke.  He is 1-year-old and weighs about 35-pounds.
Thursday, October 05, 2017

Weather Making News Again
Last year western North Carolina suffered a drought that made conditions right for multiple wildfires in the Fall.  This year, there has been more rain--until recently. Now it has become very dry just as we are about to enter the Fall Fire Season.  But relief may be on the way--in the form of a hurricane.
Thursday, October 05, 2017

Gabby Johnson Publishes Book
It’s all about persevering through pain and conquering it. And that’s just what Gabby Johnson is doing: battling on and through her pain.
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Thursday, October 05, 2017

Register Your Team For 2nd Annual Quiz Bowl
This event features the “Smartest People” in Lincoln County. Put together your four person team and register now.
Thursday, October 05, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
These three cuties are siblings and are looking for their forever homes! All are females and around 8-weeks-old.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Hester Chosen To Lead Association
Lincoln County Register of Deeds, Danny Hester has been installed as the new President of the NC Association of Registers of Deeds at their Annual Conference in Raleigh.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017

15th Annual Krewe Set For Thursday Night
The music this year will be different--and so will the location, but the 15th annual Krewe to raise money for the YMCA's Summer Camp Program will be held this Thursday evening (Oct. 5th) at the Pavilion across the road from the YMCA in Lincolnton.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Extension Offers Scholarships
Applications for the George A. Stoudemire scholarship and the Lincoln County Farmer Terracing scholarship are now being accepted through January 31, 2018.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Coffee With A Cop Wednesday, Oct. 4 At Boger City McDonald's
McDonald’s is inviting the community to its Lincolnton restaurant at 2530 East Main Street (Boger City location) to celebrate national “Coffee With A Cop” day this Wednesday, October 4 from 7:30 a.m. until 9 a.m.
Monday, October 02, 2017

Delta Sigma Chapter Of DKG Initiates Four New Members
The Delta Sigma chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International had the pleasure of initiating four new members at their meeting on September 21 at the Boger City United Methodist Church.
Monday, October 02, 2017

CBCC Blood Drives For October
Blood Drives for the month of October in Lincoln, Gaston, Cleveland and Catawba counties.
Monday, October 02, 2017

Local Cake Decorator Makes National TV Debut
Area cake-decorating sensation Rachel Morris will make her national television debut this Sunday evening (Oct. 1st) on the Food Network's "Halloween Wars."  The fun begins with a lead-up show at 8 PM and the season debut of "Halloween Wars" at 9.
Sunday, October 01, 2017

Animal Services Hosting 2nd Annual Open House Event
Come by the shelter on Saturday, October 7 to meet our friendly staff and take a tour of our facility. We will have food, lots of local vendors, giveaways, and demonstrations.
Sunday, October 01, 2017

West Lincoln Homecoming 2017
Missed opportunities cost the West Lincoln Rebels their Homecoming football game Friday night. At halftime, Harley Byers, daughter of Sam and Karen Byers, was crowned Homecoming Queen.
Saturday, September 30, 2017

It's Rowdy Rebel Time: Homecoming 2k17
If you want to see a homecoming different than most others, make plans to visit West Lincoln High School. The students lead off the week with spirit week and one of the highlights is the tractor parade held this morning.
Friday, September 29, 2017

What's Happening This Weekend
Looking for things to do this weekend?  The Cleveland County Fair opened Thursday and will continue through next weekend; down New Hope Road in Belmont, the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is celebrating its Lantern Festival; and just west of Shelby there's the Shelby Corn Maze.
Friday, September 29, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
This is Lefler. He is a 4-month-old tabby kitten! Lefler is very sweet and can be shy when he meets someone new. His siblings were here at the shelter too, but he is the last one left, as well as, his mom.
Friday, September 29, 2017

NC Works Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs. 
Friday, September 29, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is a lovely girl named Molly. Molly is an English Setter mix. She is about 6-8 years old. 
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Weekend Events
The Cleveland County Fair in Shelby, the Chinese Lantern Festival in Belmont, the Harvest Folk Festival at Murray's Mill in Catawba are just a few of the things happening this weekend in our area.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Support 4-H Cow Patty Bingo Fundraiser Oct. 1
Purchase your “land parcels” this week only to play Cow Patty Bingo at the Cleveland County Fair. Proceeds will help send the Lincoln County 4-H Senior Livestock Team to the National Judging Contest in Denver, Colorado in January. 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

ACLC To Participate In NC Arts Council's 50th Anniversary Celebration
The Lincoln County Arts Council announced Tuesday, September 26, that it is one of 170 organizations across North Carolina to participate in a Statewide Arts Celebration to recognize the 50th anniversary of the North Carolina Arts Council.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Prestage Scholarship Today, Prestigious Career Tomorrow
One student will annually receive the cost of tuition, books and fees for up to four years.  Eligibility is by invitation only, and interested students should apply for a production agriculture major at the university by October 15, 2017.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Catawba County Animal Shelter Closed Oct. 2-4; Will Reopen Oct. 5
The Catawba County Animal Shelter will be closed October 2-4, 2017, to facilitate the shelter’s transition to Humane Society of Catawba County management.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Stop & Smell The Roses
The Cleveland/Lincoln County Rose Society will host their 44th Annual rose show Saturday, September 30 at the Cleveland County Agricultural Office, 130 South Post Road, Shelby, NC (Hwy 180 South next to Food Lion).
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

King Named Miss Dallas At Pageant Saturday, Sept. 23
On Saturday, September 23, ten young ladies competed in three divisions at the first ever Miss Dallas Scholarship pageant.
Monday, September 25, 2017

Schools Hold Forums For Community Input
Lincoln County Schools will be holding four Community Forums starting this Monday and continuing through October 23rd.
Sunday, September 24, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library September 25-30
Adult Writer’s Club, Book Club, Maker’s Club, Stop Animation Workshop, Osmobots, a Family Movie and lots more! Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, September 24, 2017

First Federal Park Opened Saturday
A ribbon-cutting and brief program marked the official opening Saturday (Sep. 23rd) of the new First Federal Park in downtown Lincolnton.
Saturday, September 23, 2017

Battleground Elementary Has Great STEM Night
Battleground Elementary School hosted a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Night on Tuesday, September 19. They partnered with the Lincoln County Public Library which provided several hands on STEM activities.
Friday, September 22, 2017

Delanghy Burke Earns Girl Scouts' Highest Honor
Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont is pleased to announce that Delanghy Burke of Iron Station, N.C. has earned her Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting.
Friday, September 22, 2017

NC Works Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, September 22, 2017

Toys-For-Tots Fall Festival & Trunk-or-Treat Vendors Needed
Toys for Tots of Lincoln County will be hosting a Fall Festival and Trunk-or-Treat on Tuesday, October 31 at The Lincoln County Veterans Center. Vendors and volunteers are needed to help with games, prizes and trunk-or-treat.
Friday, September 22, 2017

Weekend Events
It's the first weekend of Fall, although the temperatures are much more like Summer. Lots of things are happening this weekend in our area. Here's a list of some of them.
Thursday, September 21, 2017

WSGE Benefit To Feature Local Musicians Sept. 24
Attendees will enjoy performances by 20 well-recognized local bands who will play from noon until 8 p.m. The event is billed as “The Ultimate Carolina Music Showcase.”
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Local Nonprofit Helps Rehabilitate Wildlife
Ever seen baby birds that have fallen from their nest? Perhaps you have also seen other young critters, such as squirrels or opossums, that have been separated from their mothers, due to getting lost or maybe because their moms have been struck by vehicles.
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is a beautiful Labradoodle (Labrador Retriever and Standard Poodle mix) named Biscuit.
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Commissioners Declare Parades County-Sponsored Events
It may still be summer, but Lincoln County Commissioners were talking about Christmas parades at their meeting Monday night.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Gaston County Firefighters MDA Boot Drive Sept. 22-23
Firefighters from the Gaston County Firefighters Association will be holding their annual Boot Drive to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association, on Friday September 22 and Saturday September 23.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

First Federal Park Opens Saturday
Lincolnton's new First Federal Park on N. Poplar Street between Sycamore and Pine streets is set to open this weekend.  A short dedication ceremony is set for 2 PM Thursday and a ribbon cutting and program is scheduled to mark the opening this Saturday from 10 AM until noon.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Upcoming Programs With Lincoln County Senior Services
Elder Abuse and The Law this Thursday, September 21 at 2 p.m.; a program on arthritis and treatments coming October 4; plus don’t forget the annual health fairs October 13 and 17.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Lincoln County Marching Band Preview
After a long day at the Lincoln County Apple Festival Saturday night was a great time for all music lovers and band supporters to come together to view some hard work by area band students.
Monday, September 18, 2017

DAR Promotes Constitution Day
To mark the date and hour the United States Constitution was signed, churches rang their bells across Lincoln County and America on September 17 at 4 p.m.
Monday, September 18, 2017

Apple Dish Contest: Results & Recipes
One of the events many look forward to enjoying most at the Lincoln County Apple Festival is the annual Apple Dish Contest. The Grand Prize winner this year was Jessica Carpenter, but Brian Avino took a first in one category and a second in another.
Monday, September 18, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library September 18-23
Snap Circuits, Lego WeDo 2.0 Adventures, Book Club and lots more! Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, September 17, 2017

Local Litter Sweep Event Taking Place September 23
It’s time again to help Keep Catawba County Beautiful as part of Litter Sweep, a statewide initiative organized twice a year by the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
Sunday, September 17, 2017

Still Time To Register For Solar PV Education Meeting Sept. 20
The objectives of the meeting are to educate attendees and to answer questions about solar opportunities within Lincoln County. Call or email the extension office to register. Open to the public.
Saturday, September 16, 2017

Stuffed Animal Drive For Hurricane Children
The first grade class at the Denver campus of Lincoln Charter School is holding a Stuffed Animal Drive for the children affected by the latest hurricanes in Texas and Florida.
Friday, September 15, 2017

Ag City Is Big Part of Apple Festival
While checking out the entertainment, food, crafts, children's rides and more at the Apple Festival this Saturday, be sure to visit the Ag City exhibits off West Main Street between Government & High streets.
Friday, September 15, 2017

NC Works Current Job Listings
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Friday, September 15, 2017

Mad Max Recently Attended Several Events In His Honor
Max, his family, and special guests attended a Fan Appreciation Concert in Charlotte and then on Labor Day they were at a special Labor Day Picnic in Lincolnton to raise money for his medical expenses.
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Scavenger Hunt Offers Prizes On Apple Festival Day
New to the Apple Festival this year will be a Scavenger Hunt organized by the Downtown Development Association. You could win prizes just for visiting participating locations.
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue will be hosting a HUGE adoption even this weekend at PetSmart in Gastonia.  We will be available with dogs and cats Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Please come out and adopt.  Adopt…don’t buy!
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Meet The Queen At The Apple Festival
Ana Acela Perez Ochoa, Lincoln County Apple Queen 2017, will be at the Apple Festival this Saturday (Sept. 16th).  You can meet her at the BPW tent on the east side of the Courthouse.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Rotary 5k Starts Apple Festival Day Activities
The hurricane came and went and now we can turn our attention to the biggest event of the year in Lincoln County--the Apple Festival.  The weather forecast calls for a beautiful weekend.  It will be sunny with a high temp in the low 80s.  That will make Saturday morning a great time for the Rotary Apple Festival 5k.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

2017 Lincoln County Marching Band Preview Saturday
The Lincoln County Marching Band Music Programs show is a great way to finish Apple Festival Day.  The bands will come together this Saturday, September 16 at 6 p.m. at the Lincolnton High School stadium to perform their first marching band shows of the season.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Lincoln County On TV Tuesday Night
Charlotte PBS television station WTVI (Channel 42) will feature Lincoln County on its Trail of History program airing Tuesday evening (Sept. 12th) at 8:30 PM.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

CAM Laboratories Focus On 21st Century Workplace Technologies
A dedication ceremony and open-house event will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 15, to introduce the public to this facility, which provides classroom, laboratory, and training space dedicated to preparing skilled workers for positions with local advanced manufacturing, engineering, and energy industry companies.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Lincoln County Apple Festival Set For September 16
The apples are plentiful, and organizers of the 45th Lincoln County Apple Festival say that all is ready for the big event on September 16, no matter what Hurricane Irma decides to do.
Monday, September 11, 2017

Lincoln County Public Library Apple Festival Book Sale
The Lincoln County Public Library will have a three day book sale starting on Thursday, September 14 and ending on Saturday, September 16 with the conclusion of the Apple Festival.
Monday, September 11, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library September 11-16
Adult Writer’s Club, Family Game Night, Family Movie Night, Book Club, Lego Adventures, Annual Book Sale and lots more! Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, September 10, 2017

NC Wildlife Rehab Special Guests At September History Meeting
Emilie Nelson, Director of NC Wildlife Rehab, will be the guest speaker at our September 12, 2017 meeting with additional guests, Bruschetta - an educational possum and some baby squirrels.
Sunday, September 10, 2017

Gallery 27 Exhibition To Feature Amazing Portraits
“In Every Face” will feature the amazing, expressive and lifelike portraiture of painter Dan Smith and the compelling photographs of award-winning photojournalist Clayton Joe Young. Opening reception is Sept. 16.
Sunday, September 10, 2017

United Way Kicks Off 2017-2018 Campaign
The United Way of Lincoln County kicked off its 2017-2018 campaign last week with a gathering at Carolinas Healthcare System-Lincoln.
Saturday, September 09, 2017

"I Wish I Could Be A Brother Like That"
Dr. Robert Cantwell, who for many years was pastor of First Baptist Church in Lincolnton and who retired here after serving 52 years as a minister, went home to Heaven on Friday (Sept. 8th).
Saturday, September 09, 2017

ECA Whole Apple Pie Sales Begin Sept. 11
On Monday, Sept. 11, at 1 p.m., members of the ECA will start selling whole apple pies in the Extension’s demonstration kitchen at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton at 115 W. Main St. Pies will also be sold Sept. 12-15, starting at 10 a.m. 
Saturday, September 09, 2017

Hurricane Relief Items Being Collected Saturday By F.O.P.
Lincolnton-Lincoln County F.O.P Lodge #85 will be in the parking lot at the Denver Wal-Mart on Saturday, September 9 to collect items for hurricane relief.
Friday, September 08, 2017

Weekend Events
We're still a week away from the Apple Festival, but there are plenty of things to do this weekend in our area. Here's a list of some of what's happening.
Friday, September 08, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Max is a pit bull mix, who is around 57 pounds and 3 years old! He is full of energy and would do great as the only pet in the family.
Friday, September 08, 2017

NC Works Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, September 08, 2017

Alan Hoyle Organizes Flood Relief Effort
Alan Hoyle, the street preacher who is running for Sheriff, is organizing a Flood Relief Effort from victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Thursday, September 07, 2017

Leadership Lincoln 2018 Gets Underway
The 2018 class of Leadership Lincoln held its Orientation meeting at the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce office on Wednesday (Sept. 6th).
Thursday, September 07, 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 30 pounds.  He plays well with other dogs and loves every person he meets.
Thursday, September 07, 2017

Student Blood Drive Coming Up Sept. 9
The Victoria Hanke Student Blood Drive is coming up on Sept. 9 at Day Star Family Worship Center, 115 Industrial Park Road in Lincolnton. A successful blood drive will award Hanke scholarship money for her secondary education.
Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Dallas Last Of The Summer Concert Series Sept. 9
The Gaston County Museum of Art & History in partnership with the Town of Dallas is excited to announce the last performance in the 2017 Court Square Summer Concert Series: The Catalinas.
Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Gaston County Extension's Better Living Fall Workshops
Want to learn about Medicare or Eating the Med Way? How about fall prevention and improving your balance. These workshops plus more are coming up. Please remember to register by the deadlines for each workshop.
Tuesday, September 05, 2017

This Week At The Lincoln County Library September 5-9
Closed Monday, September 4 for Labor Day; Crochet & Knitting Club, Family Art, Snap Circuits, Young Writer’s Club and lots more! Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, September 03, 2017

Get Ready Now For "Sleepy Hallow"!
Yes, with cooler weather and autumn fast approaching, the time is now to get ready for Hallowe’en and the yearly “Sleepy Hallow” exhibition and party at Gallery 27.
Sunday, September 03, 2017

Upcoming Programs With Lincoln County Senior Services
Are you new to Medicare? Then you will want to attend a program presented by NC SHIIP on Wednesday, September 6. Call to register.  Plus, save the date for the Senior Services Health Fairs coming in October!
Saturday, September 02, 2017

Labor Day Weekend Events
Labor Day weekend will get off to a wet start Friday, but nice weather is expected for Saturday, Sunday and Monday.  Not a lot of events are scheduled for this holiday weekend
Friday, September 01, 2017

Helping Out Victims Of Harvey
As the disaster continues in Texas, many from across the nation are organizing relief efforts to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. The Better Business Bureau warns, don't become a victim yourself by being taken in by scam relief efforts.
Friday, September 01, 2017

Back-To-School Lunch Ideas & Tips
Zach Troutman, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent with the Lincoln County Cooperative extension shares some back-to-school lunch ideas and tips to help make meal prep much easier and hopefully your mornings much less rushed.
Friday, September 01, 2017

LCAS Pet Of The Week
This is Betsy! She is a beagle mix, around 35 pounds, and about a year old. Betsy is the happiest, most outgoing pup we have here.
Friday, September 01, 2017

NC Works Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs. 
Friday, September 01, 2017

Alive After Five
Thursday's final Alive After Five concert of 2017 went on as scheduled--almost.  It got moved to the Farmers Market, and the rain fell as the band was setting up--but then it stopped, and a small crowd enjoyed a great performance.
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet of the Week is this small Dachshund/Chihuahua mix named Maria. Maria is 5-months-old and weighs about 6-pounds. Maria plays well with other dogs, snuggles under the blankets, and has the typical Dachshund stubborn streak
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Wet Weather Changes Plans for Football, Alive After Five
Remnants of Hurricane Harvey will push northeastward but stay west of our area, but the system will still cause a lot of rain Thursday evening, Thursday night, Friday and Friday night.  Some football schedules have changed--and Thursday's Alive After Five concert has been relocated to the Farmers Market.
Thursday, August 31, 2017

CBCC Blood Drives For September
Give blood and help save local lives! Donate blood with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas this September in Lincoln, Gaston, Catawba and Cleveland counties.
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Lincoln Herald Celebrates Fifth Birthday
The Lincoln Herald marks five years of service to the community this Tuesday (Aug. 29th).
Monday, August 28, 2017

Palatines To America Fall Conference Sept. 30
Guest Speaker will be Robert C. Carpenter who will speak on the “German Settlers West of the Catawba” during the morning session. After lunch plan on making a trip with the group to the historic Murray’s Mill and Harvest Folk Festival.
Monday, August 28, 2017

Final Alive After Five Of 2017 Thursday
The final Alive After Five concert of 2017 is scheduled for Thursday evening (Aug. 31st) in downtown Lincolnton.
Sunday, August 27, 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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