Community Living | Coupon | Police Scanner | E-News Signup | Archives | Merchant Directory | Dining Guide
Have a HOT TIP? Call 704-276-6587 Or E-mail us At LH@LincolnHerald.net
Lincoln Herald | Lincolnton, NC


home : community March 26, 2019 


1 - First Federal standard ad 550

Dallas Getting New Restaurant
The historic Setzer Building on Trade Street in downtown Dallas won't be torn down after all.  Instead, plans now call for renovating the building; and the town, which bought the building a few years back for $76,000, will actually turn a profit on the sale of the property.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Events This Week
It's the last week of March; Spring has sprung, we're on Daylight Time, and there are only a couple of months of school left in the 2018-2019 school year. Soon we'll be talking about summer events. For now, here are some of the things happening in our area during this week.
Monday, March 25, 2019

No Mugathon This Year
After a successful run of over two decades, a local charitable event won't be held this year.
Monday, March 25, 2019

17th Annual March For Meals Celebrated In Catawba County
Catawba County Senior Nutrition Services participated in the 17th annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meals on Wheels and our senior neighbors who rely on the vital service to remain healthy and independent at home.
Sunday, March 24, 2019

Apple Festival Board Has New Members
Planning for the 2019 Lincoln County Apple Festival is well underway.  Three new members were named to the Apple Festival Board of Directors this month.
Saturday, March 23, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events March 26-30
Book Club, Adult Writers, Movie Night, Calligraphy and Art Classes, and STEAM Slime Day for Grades K-6. Check out these events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Saturday, March 23, 2019

Irish Eyes Were Smiling At Heath House On St. Patrick's Day
There’s nothing like comradery, a scavenger hunt and tiny hats to get Irish eyes a’ smiling!  Residents at Heath House, a DePaul Senior Living Community in Lincolnton recently celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with a party and a Pot of Gold game.
Saturday, March 23, 2019

STEAM For Grown Ups: The Science Of Distillation
As part of an ongoing series of Adult STEAM programs, the Catawba County Library is coordinating a STEAM session for adults that focuses on the science of distillation. Featuring a distillery tour and a presentation about how grain becomes alcohol.
Saturday, March 23, 2019

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Friday, March 22, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, March 22, 2019

Ann Debele Herbertson
It is with both sadness and relief that we publish this report on the passing of Ann Debele Herbertson of Lincolnton.
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Upcoming Benefits For Beloved Lincolnton Men
Two upcoming benefits for local men battling cancer happen this Saturday, March 23. A benefit barbecue will be held for Dwight Hoyle at the North 321 Volunteer Fire Department and a benefit pancake breakfast for Brian Greer at Fatz.
Thursday, March 21, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
This is Senior Dog Week at LCAS! Come and meet them and fees are waived until they are adopted.  Also news about upcoming low cost rabies vaccines. LCAS will be closed March 23 for Staff Training.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Pilot Club Initiates New Member
The Pilot Club of Lincolnton met Monday, March 18 where President Kim Bost initiated their newest member, Stephanie Studdard, and presented her with a Pilot pin, tote bag and yearbook.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

History Presentation Thursday At Newton Library
Local history enthusiasts may be interested in a program this Thursday evening (March 21st) at the Catawba County Main Library in Newton.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Who's Best?
What restaurant in Lincoln, Gaston, Catawba or Cleveland county serves the best barbecue?  The Lincoln Herald wants to know your opinion--and the restaurant that's chosen as 'Best Of' will get a month's free advertising.
Monday, March 18, 2019

Community Events March 18-24
Here's a list of some of the things happening in our area during the week ahead.
Monday, March 18, 2019

Annual Mad Hatter Tea Party Is March 23
Don’t be late! Don’t be late! It’s a very important date! And that date is Saturday, March 23, 7-9 p.m., at Gallery 27 in Lincolnton. The occasion is the opening reception of the annual Mad Hatter’s Tea Party exhibition, running through May 10.
Monday, March 18, 2019

Exciting Events Coming Up At Habitat For Humanity Of Lincoln County
As Earth Day rapidly approaches Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County is pleased to announce events leading up to their Earth Day celebration including a Hiring Event, Alpaca Farm Tours, ReStore DIY Art Contest, an Anniversary Celebration and an Easter Sale!
Sunday, March 17, 2019

House Fire Claims Life Of Christian Ministry Client
Usually the stories involving Christian Ministry of Lincoln County are good news. The local charitable organization strives to help the local less fortunate, and oftener than not, the latest news coming out of Christian Ministry is a positive thing, forming a message of hope. But sometimes it’s also sad news.
Sunday, March 17, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events March 18-23
In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle all three branches of the library will have special events.
Sunday, March 17, 2019

Caregiver Workshop At Lincoln County Senior Center
Are you a caregiver? Do you want to learn how to better take care of your elderly or ill loved ones? If so, you’ll want to attend the “Building Better Caregivers” workshop series at the Lincoln County Senior Center, March 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30.
Saturday, March 16, 2019

Local Historian Introduces New Book About Newton
Richard Eller, a history professor at Catawba Valley Community College, has been involved in documenting Catawba County’s past for many years, and his latest book showcases the development of the county seat over many generations.
Saturday, March 16, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week & St. Pittie's Day
Si is a senior looking for a family to live his golden years with. He looks to of had a rough past and we are really hoping to help him find a much happier life. We will be opening our doors on St. Patrick's Day - Sunday, March 17, to get some dogs adopted! Join us between 12 p.m.-3 p.m.
Friday, March 15, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Thursday, March 14, 2019

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Thursday, March 14, 2019

Who's Got Best BBQ?
It's all a matter of taste--and apparently USA Today likes the taste of western North Carolina style barbecue better than that of eastern style.  Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge in Shelby was named the best barbecue restaurant in the state in their 2019 top 10, and western NC restaurants made up most of the list.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

April 1st Public Hearings
Lincoln County Commissioners and the County Planning Board will hold joint public hearings Monday April 1st--but this time, they'll be in a new location: the County Administration Building (former Lincoln County Schools offices) on North Generals Blvd.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Events This Week
The Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition this Saturday & Sunday headlines events happening this week in our area.
Monday, March 11, 2019

NLHS Drama Club Presents Disney's The Little Mermaid
March 28-31 at North Lincoln High School - Tickets on sale Now!
Sunday, March 10, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events March 11-16
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. Adult Writers, Tech Take Apart, Homeschool Robotics, On-Line Databases, Deciphering Census Records, Teen Game Night and More!
Sunday, March 10, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, March 8, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Optimist is a 3-year-old Pit Bull mix. You may have seen him, he has been going to all of our PetSmart adoption events!
Thursday, March 7, 2019

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Thursday, March 7, 2019

March 12th, Meet Kathy P. Heafner
Crouse Community History and Photo Project will welcome Kathy P. Heafner who is a short-term medical missionary for the North Carolina Baptists on Mission. She currently serves as a short-term medical missionary in Western Ukraine.
Thursday, March 7, 2019

Don't Forget To Change Your Clocks & Batteries This Weekend
Daylight Savings Time starts this Sunday, March 10 at 2 a.m. Move your clocks ahead one hour before you go to bed Saturday night.
Thursday, March 7, 2019

What A Child Can Do
Raemy Wensil, whose Angel Bows project has raised over $130,000 to help people with cancer, was the guest speaker at the Lincoln County Board of Realtors meeting Tuesday.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Library To Go Offers Open Houses In Catawba County
At each open house attendees are invited to a behind the scenes peek inside the vehicle and to get a feel for the experience provided when it visits a community facility, non-profit agency, neighborhood, or school without its own media center.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Brooks To Portray Abigail Adams At Historical Society Meeting
Nora Brooks, a highly creative and talented teacher and historian, will portray Abigail on Monday, March 11 for the Eastern Lincoln Historical Society in Denver.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Celebration Of Women's History Month At Hickory Library
An Awards Program and Reception to celebrate and honor contributions by women around the world and in this region will be held Thursday, March 7. This celebration will be hosted at the Patrick Beaver Memorial Library starting at 6 p.m.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Gaston College Career Fair Is March 12
Are you a young person in search of career information? Maybe you’re a local college student, seeking professional guidance or maybe just a part-time job. If so, you’ll want to attend Gaston College’s career fair, scheduled for March 12, 9 a.m.-noon, in the Myers Center Auditorium on the Dallas Campus.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Uncluttering Your Home Presentation At Hickory Library
"Decluttering Your Way to a Peaceful Home" will be presented by author Tami Fox this Monday evening at the Patrick Beaver Memorial Library,  375 3rd Street NE on the SALT Block in Hickory.
Monday, March 4, 2019

Career Expo Tuesday At Gaston College, Dallas
Gaston College will host its annual Advanced Manufacturing Career Expo at the Dallas campus Tuesday (March 5th).
Monday, March 4, 2019

Burnett Sisters & Colin Ray Wow Audience
Even several who told us they were not bluegrass music fans lauded the performance of the Burnett Sisters and Colin Ray at the Lincoln Cultural Center Sunday afternoon (March 3rd).
Monday, March 4, 2019

Senior Services Wellness Kick-Start Is Wednesday
Kick-start the new year with healthy activities that are sure to move you toward better health and well-being.Wednesday, March 6, at 10 a.m. in the community room of the Lincoln County Senior Center.
Sunday, March 3, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Sunday, March 3, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events March 4-9
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. Book Club, Crochet & Knitting Club and Young Adult Writers will meet this week.
Sunday, March 3, 2019

First Rabies Case Of 2019 Confirmed In Catawba County
On February 26, Animal Services responded to a call from a Newton resident whose dog was bitten by a skunk.
Friday, March 1, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Dudley is the perfect size! He is around 18 pounds and wants nothing more than to be in your lap.
Friday, March 1, 2019

Mediterranean Eating Six Week Workshop Registration
The Mediterranean Eating Pattern is considered one of the best options for individuals to follow for prevention and reduction in risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Call or email to register for this six week workshop.
Friday, March 1, 2019

Lincolnton #5
For what it's worth, Lincolnton has been ranked by a website known as HomeSnacks as the 5th best town in which to raise a family in North Carolina.
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Women Educators Learn About Healthcare & Education In Uganda
Olivia Reid, daughter of Gayle Reid, presented a program on her medical mission trip to Uganda. Olivia traveled with a group of medical volunteers to Mbira, Uganda and assisted in providing a week-long medical clinic for families there.
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Weekend Events
In case you're wondering, NO, this is not the weekend we go back to Daylight Time...that's next Sunday, March 10th.  Here's what's happening in our area this first weekend of March.
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Burnett Sisters Concert Sunday At Cultural Center
Lincolnton's own Colin Ray will join the Burnett Sisters for a concert sponsored by the Lincoln Concert Association this Sunday afternoon (3 PM) at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Loray Mill Strike Exhibit Starts March 2
It’s 90 years now since the Loray Mill strike in Gastonia. It’s an event of enormous regional and even national importance, talked about for four generations now in both Gaston and Lincoln counties and elsewhere.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For March
Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in March, including cooking classes and musical performances. Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Monday through Thursday at five convenient locations.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Girl Scout Cookie Weekend
Hopefully you got a box of Thin Mints or S'mores or Lemonades.  This was Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, and Girl Scouts were out and about selling those annual favorites.
Sunday, February 24, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Sunday, February 24, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events Feb. 25 - March 2
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. Technology Help, Popsicle Bird Feeders, Adult Writers, Makers Club, Adult Painting Class and a Dr. Seuss Birthday Party!
Saturday, February 23, 2019

4-H Volunteer Receives State Recognition
Volunteers from Lincoln County attended the 4-H Volunteer Leaders’ Conference February 1-3, 2019 in Raleigh, North Carolina. The delegation joined more than 190 4-H Volunteers from across North Carolina.
Saturday, February 23, 2019

Dancing & Golfing For A Cause
The Easterseals UCP Lithia Inn Group Home is hosting two fundraisers to support the special needs of the adults with disabilities and mental health challenges who reside there. A Fundraising Gala at the Laboratory Mill on April 5 and a Charity Golf Tournament April 29.
Saturday, February 23, 2019

Events This Week UPDATED
Black History Month events in Lincoln County and Hickory, plays at North Lincoln High School and in Cherryville, Polar Plunge events in Lincolnton, Hickory and Gastonia, and comedy from "Mother Blues" Cohen and a Casino Night at the Lincoln Cultural Center are all a part of the events in our area during the week ahead.

Serving Those In Need
Holy Communion Lutheran Church in Dallas will host a Chicken 'n' Dumplin' Dinner this Saturday 11 AM - 7 PM to raise money for Dallas-High Shoals Christian Ministry.
Friday, February 22, 2019

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets 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, February 21, 2019

Gaston County Schools Earns 13 Blue Ribbon Awards
Gaston County Schools was among 31 school districts in North Carolina to win Blue Ribbon Awards for effective school communications and public relations.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
This handsome senior is Barkley. He is around 10-years-old and is really wanting a family to spend his last years with.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Use Clover To Provide Nitrogen Fertilizer For Grass
Planting clover in grass is very simple this time of year. Farmers call this “frost seeding” and have used this technique for years in their pastures.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Learn More About Gaston County School Choice At Information Session
Gaston County Schools is hosting an information session on Monday, February 25 to give students and parents an opportunity to learn about the district’s school choice programs for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Catawba Library Book Discussion Focuses on Opioid Epidemic
To heighten awareness of the impact of opioids in our neighborhoods and families, Catawba Valley Community College has chosen Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic as its latest community read on Saturday, February 23 at the Main Library in Newton.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

"Save The Storks" Bus Arrives Feb. 23
According to spokeswoman Dana Gorman, “Save the Storks” is a pro-life women’s health organization, specializing in helping pregnancy resource centers through mobile medical units.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Robinson-Lineberger Literary Competition Announced
It’s that time of year again! Yes, it’s time once again for the annual Robinson-Lineberger Literary Competition. According to Arts Council of Lincoln County spokeswoman Deanna McGinnis, this is the 36th such event.
Saturday, February 16, 2019

Girls Win Crowns At Miss Valentine Queen Pageant
Seventeen girls participated in the Miss Valentine Queen Pageant, which was held on Saturday, February 9 at Belmont Central Elementary School. The next pageant for girls ages 0-18 years is the Miss Cherry Blossom Festival Pageant in Cherryville.
Saturday, February 16, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, February 15, 2019

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Thursday, February 14, 2019

UW Teen Board Hosts Valentine Event At Oaklawn
The United Way Teen Board hosted a Valentine party for kids in the Oaklawn community Tuesday (Feb. 12th).
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Weekend Events
Here's information about some of the things happening in our area this weekend.
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Gaston County Schools To Hold Kindergarten Registration
It’s time for kindergarten registration in Gaston County Schools. This year is the first time parents/guardians will have two ways to register: online or in person.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Teachers In Gaston County Schools Earn National Certification
Twelve teachers in Gaston County Schools have joined an elite group of educators by earning National Board Certification, the highest standard for the teaching profession. The newly-certified teachers were recognized during a reception at the Gaston County Schools Central Office in Gastonia.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

ECA Offering Scholarships To Lincoln County High School Seniors
Lincoln County Extension and Community Association, Inc. – ECA – is offering a $1,000 scholarship to high school seniors in each of the four local high schools.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Polar Plunge Set For Saturday February 23rd
The 2019 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics for Lincoln, Catawba and Gaston counties is scheduled for Saturday, February 23rd.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Monday Feb. 11th: 2-1-1 Day
Monday February 11th is National 2-1-1 Day.
Monday, February 11, 2019

Final Lincolnton Curbside Leaf Collection Feb. 15
The final curbside leaf collection route starts on February 15 and ends the City of Lincolnton leaf collection service for this season. All leaves should be raked to the curb for pickup by the city's leaf vacuum truck.
Monday, February 11, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events Feb. 11-16
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, February 10, 2019

Mental Health First Aid
Atrium Health sponsored a Mental Health First Aid course at the Lincoln County Dept. of Social Services Saturday (Feb. 9th).  Participants learned about  identifying, understanding and responding to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.
Sunday, February 10, 2019

History Group To Showcase Goins Photo Collection
Make plans to attend the February 12 meeting of the Crouse Community History & Photo Project at 4 p.m. The group will view selections from the slide collection of Pastor Ted and Frances Goins. Goins was pastor at St. Paul’s Lutheran in Crouse for 10 years.
Sunday, February 10, 2019

United Way, DSS Host Meeting On Feeding The Hungry
The United Way of Lincoln County, Department of Social Services, and others met Tuesday (Feb. 5th) at DSS to begin collecting information on services that help feed the hungry in Lincoln County.
Saturday, February 9, 2019

Gaston College Helps Prepare Future Builders
Do you want to build your career, quite literally? If you’re looking for a job in the construction trades, Gaston College is the place for you to begin.
Saturday, February 9, 2019

Alzheimer's Association To Hold Two-Part Workshop In March
The two-part workshop is free and open to individuals with a recent diagnosis and/or in the early stages of Alzheimer's and related dementia diseases, their families and care-partners. General public interested in learning more may also attend. Registration is strongly suggested.
Saturday, February 9, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Despite looking like a diva - Katniss is a total doll. She loves head scratches and enjoys anyone's company.
Friday, February 8, 2019

Boy Scout Troop 73 Pancake Breakfast
Calling all pancake lovers! Make plans to attend Boy Scout Troop 73’s Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, February 9 from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. in the Boger City United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.
Friday, February 8, 2019

GC Students Encouraged To Apply For Commissioners' School Program
Commissioners’ School is a summer enrichment program open to current ninth grade students (rising tenth graders) in Gaston County. Now in its 33rd year, the leadership development program offers students an opportunity to learn about Gaston County while having fun in a summer camp-type experience.
Friday, February 8, 2019

Sherrills Ford-Terrell Library Hosts Positive Parenting Classes
To help parents gain the mindset and tools they need for raising healthy, well-adjusted children, the Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch Library will begin hosting a free parenting series next week. 
Thursday, February 7, 2019

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Thursday, February 7, 2019

Pillars Of Black History In Eastern Lincoln County
The Eastern Lincoln Historical Society celebrates Black History Month as Dr. Linda Nixon Hudson, Marine veteran and former professor at Eastern Carolina, discusses the five historic pillars of black communities in eastern Lincoln County: Brevard Chapel, Tuckers Grove, Little Egypt, Gold Hill/Rock Hill and Ebenezer.
Thursday, February 7, 2019

Realtors Help Habitat
The Lincoln County Board of Realtors presented Habitat for Humanity with a check for $1,000 at their monthly meeting Tuesday at the Lincoln Country Club.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Help Needed Finding Sox
LOST DOG: in the area of RSI at the industrial park north of Lincolnton off Finger Mill Road...not a big news story, but important to the woman who called almost in tears.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Annual Adult Spelling Bee Coming March 26
Yes, it’s time once again for the annual Lincoln County Adult Spelling Bee. And it’s right around the corner. Want to get involved? You or your business, civic group or church may participate and sponsor a team.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Thursday Meeting Cancelled
A community involvement meeting that had been scheduled for Thursday evening (Feb. 7th) at the East Lincoln Community Center on the proposed rezoning of 33 acres on NC16-business for a mixed-use development has been canceled.
Monday, February 4, 2019

Groundhog Day Prediction: More Winter Yet to Come
Six more weeks of winter weather--that's the consensus of Queen Charlotte, the white squirrel Pisgah Pete, and Lincolnton's own groundhog, Gus.
Monday, February 4, 2019

Catawba County Library Honors Black History Month
Throughout February, the Catawba County Library will be celebrating Black History Month by showcasing four “movies that matter” and screening them each Wednesday afternoon at 4 p.m. at the Main Library in Newton.
Sunday, February 3, 2019

Fall Prevention Education This Wednesday
The topic of educating folks about preventing falls will be addressed this Wednesday, Feb. 6 at the Lincoln County Senior Center.
Sunday, February 3, 2019

Pie Sampling Was Offered On National Pie Day
On January 24 the Extension and Community Association (ECA) of Lincoln County celebrated National Pie Day by offering samplings of more than 30 different pies to the public.
Sunday, February 3, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events Feb. 4-9
Card Making, Calligraphy, Book Club, Tim Burton Trivia, Young Adult Writers and A Visit With the Toothfairy. Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, February 3, 2019

DABA Fireworks Festival Offers Entertainment Triple-Header
The Denver Area Business Association held a luncheon Wednesday (Jan. 30th) at Verdict Ridge Country Club to announce the entertainment lineup for its 19th annual Fireworks Festival scheduled for Saturday June 29th at East Lincoln High School.
Friday, February 1, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, February 1, 2019

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Dental Health Rankings
WalletHub, the personal finance website that makes a habit of ranking just about everything, released a report this week ranking the dental health of the fifty states and the District of Columbia.
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Immigrant Hospitality Center Holds Open House, Dedication
The Immigrant Hospitality Center at 415 E. Main St. in Lincolnton held an Open House and Dedication Sunday afternoon (Jan. 27th).  The Center will offer services to immigrants in our community including help with immigration paperwork and help in finding service providers.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Johnny K's Family Restaurant
Fresh! That's the word that Johnny Kangaras says best describes his food at Johnny K's Restaurant, 421 N. Generals Blvd. in Lincolnton.

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For February
Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in February, including musical performances and craft classes. Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Monday through Thursday at five convenient locations.
Monday, January 28, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events Jan. 28 - Feb. 2
National Lego Day, Adult Book Club, Adult Writers, Build an Igloo, Escape Room, and a visit with the Tooth Fairy. Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, January 27, 2019

Catawba Library Program Promotes Early Literacy Through Reading
Parents and caregivers are invited to participate in the Catawba County Library’s 1000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge and give their little ones a powerful learning advantage.
Saturday, January 26, 2019

Herter-O'Neal Scholarship Applications Available
This $750 scholarship is targeted toward current and enrolling college students pursuing an Associate or Bachelor's degree in business or a business-related field.
Saturday, January 26, 2019

WIC Benefits Secure Through March
The WIC (Women, Infants & Children) supplemental nutrition program continues to operate during the partial federal government shutdown.  The USDA confirmed Friday that benefits are secured through March.
Friday, January 25, 2019

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Thursday, January 24, 2019

Food, Fun & Facts About 4-H
Come to an event for the whole family to learn about Lincoln County 4-H while participating in fun filled food activities. No fee to attend but you must register by February 11 to attend.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Peanut is a 6-year-old Chihuahua mix that weighs around 13 pounds. He needs a little time to warm up to you, but once he does, all he wants to do is be with you!
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

GFHS-Lincolnton Open House
Gaston Family Health Services-Lincolnton, formerly known as Helping Hands, will hold an open house in its new location at 111 Gamble Drive 4 - 6 PM this Wednesday (Jan. 23rd).
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Seniors' Valentine's Day Dance Is Feb. 7
Yes, it’s time once again for the annual seniors’ Valentine’s Day dance. The cost of the dance is $6 each. Call the senior center now at (704) 732-9053 to reserve your spot. And be sure to pay by Jan. 25.
Monday, January 21, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events Jan. 21-26
All Branches Will Be Closed Monday, January 21 for MLK Day. Check out the events happening the rest of the week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Area Events
Monday is MLK Day and there are many related activities scheduled in our area.  Here's a list of those and other things happening in our area through Thursday of this week.
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Emily Huneycutt's New Book Is Minty-Fresh!
“Princess Peppermint and the Kingdom of Swirls” is a 38-page children’s short story, a hardcover picture book that features the rhyming tale of a princess who goes on adventures through her candy kingdom, meeting all of her friends along the way.
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Free Pie Tasting: National Pie Day Coming Up!
National Pie Day will be celebrated by members of the Extension and Community Association (ECA) on Thursday, January 24 beginning at 12 p.m. at Freedom Church, 125 East Main Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092. 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

US Census Job-Mobile - Census 2020 Recruitment
The Lincoln County Public Library is excited to host the US Census Job-Mobile in the parking lot of the Charles R. Jonas Library in Lincolnton on Tuesday, January 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The U.S. Census Bureau has thousands of temporary jobs available for the 2020 Census.
Saturday, January 19, 2019

New Logo & Happenings At The Gaston County Museum
The Gaston County Museum of Art & History has unveiled a new logo that seeks to merge the history and heritage of the museum with a more contemporary visual. Also currently on display are exhibits on the Gaston County Schools and paintings by Lucy Warlick.
Saturday, January 19, 2019

MLK Day Celebrations Continue
The Coalition of Churches held its Black & Gold Banquet Friday night (Jan. 18th) at Lincoln Country Club.
Saturday, January 19, 2019

MLK Day Celebrations Continue Friday
Monday (Jan. 21st) is Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day.  Rev. Dr. King was actually born on January 15th (1929) but the holiday in his honor is celebrated on the third Monday in January each year.  
Friday, January 18, 2019

Happy Birthday Carrie Reynolds!
Today is Carrie's Birthday! Happy, Happy Birthday Carrie!
Friday, January 18, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, January 18, 2019

Time For Extension Plant Sale
It’s time for the Extension plant sale again!  We are offering Blackberry, Blueberry, Raspberry, Elderberry, Figs, Apple, Strawberry and even Asparagus plants. Plant sale proceeds go toward Lincoln County Extension educational efforts.
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Thursday, January 17, 2019

How Do Newborn Baby Animals Stay Warm?
I always take an interest in the livestock arrangements placed around nativity scenes at the local churches and homes at Christmastime. There is always the little newborn baby lying out in the cold on a little bit of hay. It just looks miserable!
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Barber, Current, Rhodes Earn MLK Awards
Three local leaders have earned this year’s Gaston County Martin Luther King Unity Awards. Donyel Barber, Dr. Will Current and Coach Larry Rhodes, will receive their awards on Jan. 21 at 10:30 a.m., at Gastonia’s MLK Plaza.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

He's Half The Man He Used To Be
Steve Myers always wanted to be a fireman.  He knew that if he wanted to have a career as a fulltime firefigher, he'd have to lose much of the weight he carried.  He's now lost over 200 pounds.
Monday, January 14, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events Jan. 14-19
Check out the events happening at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, January 13, 2019

Celebrating MLK In Kingstown
Had he lived, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., would have been 90 this Tuesday (Jan. 15th).  While MLK Day will be next Monday (Jan. 21st), Kingstown celebrated his birthday on Saturday (Jan. 12th).
Sunday, January 13, 2019

Library Friends Host Former Governor/Author Jim Martin
The Friends of the Sherrills Ford-Terrell Library will host former Governor James G. Martin to speak about his book, Revelation Through Science. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15 at the Sherrills Ford-Terrell Branch Library.
Saturday, January 12, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, January 11, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
This is Chopper and he survived a bad run in with a car. The great news is, he is finally feeling a whole lot better and he is now available for adoption!
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Stop Signs Doing Their Job
Since May 18th of last year, Lincolnton motorists have had to adjust to a change in traffic habits that brought many Facebook comments from disgruntled residents.  The good news is: the stop signs are doing their job.
Sunday, January 6, 2019

Crouse Community History Meeting Jan. 8
This month the Crouse Community History and Photo Project will feature photos from the Dave and Ruth Rutledge collection on Tuesday, January 8 at 4 p.m.
Sunday, January 6, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events Jan. 7-12
Check out the events happening at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. 
Sunday, January 6, 2019

Applications Now Accepted For Bulow Bowman Scholarship
The fund awards scholarships annually to female graduates of Lincoln County high schools who plan to attend the University of North Carolina at Greensboro or North Carolina State University. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, honors, community service and financial need.
Friday, January 4, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, January 4, 2019

Catawba Library Offers 'Food For Fines' Forgiveness Program
The Catawba County Library believes that lifelong learning should be accessible to everyone and that every county resident should feel at ease in the library’s branches. To help raise the level of comfort, the library is bringing back its Food for Fines forgiveness program, effective January 7-19, 2019.
Thursday, January 3, 2019

Lenoir-Rhyne University Announces Fall 2018 Honor Roll Students
Lenoir-Rhyne University announces students who have been named to the University’s honor rolls, a distinction given to those who achieve the highest academic standards.
Thursday, January 3, 2019

Girls Win Miss Merry Christmas Pageant Crowns
Nineteen girls participated in the Miss Merry Christmas Pageant, which was held on Friday, December 14 at the Cherryville Community Building.  The pageant was an official event of the “A Very Cherry Whoville Christmas” celebration presented by the Cherryville Chamber of Commerce.
Thursday, January 3, 2019

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

New Year's Festival Was Big Success
The first-ever New Year's Eve Festival in downtown Lincolnton was a big success.  The 'apple' (six feet in diameter) was lowered 30 feet to the ground at midnight Greenwich Mean Time (7 PM locally).  The family-friendly festivities were scheduled so kids could participate and still get home to bed while adults could go to parties if they chose later in the evening.
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

One More Christmas Event
No doubt about it--December 2018 was a "December to remember."  For the second year in a row, we had a snow before Christmas, and otherwise, the weatherman gave Noah a challenge with rain, rain and more rain.  But wait--it's not over yet!
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Lincoln County Senior Services Kicks Off New Year
Lincoln County Senior Services is starting 2019 with a flurry of activities. Right now and in the days and weeks ahead you can learn a lot of useful things at the senior center.
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
This is Riddick, he is a full blooded Doberman aged around 4-years-old. He is available for adoption at LCAS for an $85.00 adoption fee.
Monday, December 31, 2018

Christmas Music In Lincolnton 2018
During the days leading up to Christmas 2018 there were many events and concerts around Lincolnton to celebrate the season.
Sunday, December 30, 2018

Apple Drop Is Monday At The Court Square
Local event-planners are now taking a bite out of the Big Apple’s New Year’s Eve tradition. From Times Square to the Court Square, they’re taking a page from said tradition to create what they hope will become a new one here.
Saturday, December 29, 2018

Pageant Crowns Gastonia, Gaston County & Mount Holly Queens For 2019
Five young women were winners during the annual Miss Gastonia Scholarship Pageant, and they will represent the Gaston region in the 2019 Miss North Carolina competition.
Friday, December 28, 2018

Applications Being Accepted For Gastonia PD's Citizens Police Academy
Applications are being accepted for the spring semester of Gastonia Police Department's Citizens Police Academy, which is scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 12.
Thursday, December 27, 2018

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For January
Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in January, including cooking classes and musical performances. Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out.
Thursday, December 27, 2018

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Wednesday, December 26, 2018

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 9, 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 9, 2012


North Carolina News

LincolnHerald How To Advertise









News

HomeNewsState NewsReligionOpinionSportsObituariesExtrasCommunityClassifiedsSubmitLife

Terms and Use | Merchant Directory | Dining Guide
Site Design and Content
Copyright Lincoln Herald, LLC 2011-2015

 


Software © 1998-2019 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved