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Mason Hodges Among The Best At North Lincoln
Come August, Hodges will be off to North Carolina State University. He plans to study civil engineering and obtain a job with Duke Energy when he graduates.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Jordan Cody Among North Lincoln's Best
Come August, Cody will be off to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She plans to major in political science and minor in philosophy. “I hope to attend law school,” she said, “and potentially become a human rights attorney or a U.S. attorney.”
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Taylor Crates On Track To Be ELHS Valedictorian
Crates will soon be off for higher studies at the prestigious Trinity College of Dublin where she plans to study economics and philosophy. Following graduation from Trinity, she hopes to attend law school.
Monday, May 20, 2019

Lincoln County Schools Retirement Banquet
Lincoln County Schools held the annual Retirement Banquet Thursday (May 16th) saying "thank you" to 19 teachers, coaches and other employees who either are retiring at the end of this school year or have already retired during 2018-2019.
Saturday, May 18, 2019

Delta Sigma Presents Scholarships & Awards
The Delta Sigma chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma International Society announced scholarship and award winners for 2019 on Thursday, May 9 at Boger City United Methodist Church.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Lincoln County Schools 'Of The Year' Awards
The Lincoln County Schools held their annual 'Of the Year' Awards presentation Wednesday afternoon (May 8th).  Some of the awards had already been announced, but others were announced at the event.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Gaston County Schools Honors Outstanding Educators
Four employees captured the most prestigious awards presented by Gaston County Schools during the 2019 Evening of Excellence ceremony. The program sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank was held Monday, May 6 at the Gaston Country Club.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

LHS JROTC Earns Distinguished Service Award
Lincolnton High School’s JROTC cadets are truly taking flight. The unit is one of 376 nationwide to earn the Distinguished Service Award for performance well above and beyond normal expectations. Its members were recently recognized by the United States Air Force for outstanding service to their school and community.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Teachers March On Raleigh
It's becoming an annual event.  A year ago (May 16, 2018) the NCAE sponsored a march on Raleigh in support of education.  This year, the event is planned for Wednesday (May 1st).
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Vasquez, Tallent Amongst A Host Of Gaston College Grads
Mideyshka Vasquez and Nick Tallent are among the school’s top graduates in its class of 2019. Vazquez has excelled as a participant in the college’s SPARC program and Tallent has been nominated as a finalist for the NC State Goodnight Scholars Transfer Program.
Sunday, April 28, 2019

Guardian Ad Litem Program Makes A Difference
Gaston County’s guardian ad litem program is making a difference in the lives of many local children.
Saturday, April 27, 2019

J. Cain Leonard II earns MCEP®
The National Institute of Certified Estate Planners (NICEP) is pleased to announce the graduation of Mr. J. Cain Leonard, II from the Master Certified Estate Planner™ course. Mr. Leonard is currently the 2nd MCEP® in the State of North Carolina.
Thursday, April 25, 2019

Tori Frappier: From Engineering To Education
For Tori Thomas Frappier, nothing is more important than education. The young and dynamic Frappier is among the local professionals under 40 who are helping to shape the future of our region.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Lincoln County Middle Schools Third Quarter Honor Roll
Lincoln County Schools proudly recognizes the A and A-B honor roll students for the third quarter in the middle schools for the 2018-19 school year.
Sunday, April 14, 2019

Timken Grant Helps Community Build 2019
Through the support of the Timken Foundation, this year’s build will be led by the fundraising efforts and activities of the affiliate’s High School Habitat Campus Chapters.
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Bosiak District Winner In Shell Science Lab Challenge
Bosiak’s best teaching strategies are immersion in real-world, relevant topics. She says anyone can learn by participating in hands-on activities, particularly through project-based learning projects.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Lincoln County Schools Conduct Reunification Drill
In preparation for a natural disaster or shooter evacuation event, Lincoln County Schools in conjunction with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Emergency Management Services, Lincoln County Communications Center, and the Fire Department practiced reunification of students and staff during a school-wide drill at West Lincoln Middle School on Friday, April 5.
Monday, April 8, 2019

Gaston Earns High Rankings In Career & Technical Education
The N.C. Department of Public Instruction has released Career and Technical Education (CTE) test data for the 2017-2018 school year, and it provides “good news” for Gaston County Schools. Among the 10 largest school districts in the state, Gaston County had the highest proficiency rate of 87.8 percent. A student must earn a score of 70 or higher to receive proficiency status.
Saturday, April 6, 2019

Local Officers Visit West Lincoln High School Class
Law enforcement officers from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Lincolnton Police Department and the North Carolina Highway Patrol visited West Lincoln High School on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 to speak to students about many topics including how to conduct yourself if you are ever pulled over in the traffic stop.
Thursday, April 4, 2019

Industries Sponsor Internship For College Students
College students from Lincoln County have an opportunity again this year to spend their summer working as an intern with local manufacturers while focusing on projects, problems and processes to encourage work experiences, build resumes and develop a local talent pool.  Deadline to apply for summer work opportunities is April 20th.
Thursday, April 4, 2019

Local Principals Complete Leadership Program
Kqisha Dagenhart and Heather Myers recently completed the Distinguished Leadership Program (DLP), a year-long leadership development program for practicing school principals.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Gaston College President Announces Plans To Retire
The announcement marks a milestone in her half-century career in higher education in Michigan, Ohio and North Carolina. In August, she will have served as president of Gaston College for 25 years. She is the first woman and fourth president to lead the two-year community college that serves Gaston and Lincoln counties.
Thursday, March 28, 2019

Philbeck To Receive Student Excellence Award
In 2017, Philbeck was named the Gaston College Apprentice of the Year. He enrolled in Gaston College in 2015 to join the Apprenticeship 321 program, which provides participants with job-specific training and a cost-free education at Gaston College while they are earning a salary from local employers.
Sunday, March 24, 2019

Lincolnton's Bailey Beam To Sing This Weekend
When you hear her sing, you may just want to stand up and cheer. She’s Lenoir-Rhyne University cheerleader Bailey Beam. And this talented Lincolnton girl will be among the singers competing in this weekend’s annual Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition.
Monday, March 11, 2019

Melissa Cordell Carves A Path In Democrat Politics
Lincolnton’s Melissa Cordell is making quite a name for herself in state-level politics. Cordell is a legislative intern for the NC General Assembly (and an intern for the Lincoln Herald as well). She is the state council vice-chairman of the College Democrats of NC and in her fourth year at UNC-CH.
Monday, March 11, 2019

School Board Meets With Legislators
The Lincoln County Board of Education held a breakfast meeting with state legislators who represent Lincoln County on Friday morning (Feb. 22nd), making their case for several legislative items.

Monday, February 25, 2019

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