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Catawba County Library News
The Catawba County Library has updated its card catalog with new online features.  That's just one of this week's updates from the library.
Sunday, January 17, 2021

Hickory Choral Society Auditions


The Hickory Choral Society is holding auditions for tenors and basses.


Sunday, January 17, 2021

Arts At The Abbey Presents Sol Eichner In Concert Jan. 25th
As a part of its Arts at the Abbey series, Belmont Abbey College will present concert pianist Sol Eichner Monday January 25th.
Sunday, January 17, 2021

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
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Sunday, January 17, 2021

MLK Day 2021
MLK Day 2021, like most other annual events in recent  months, will be very different this year.
Saturday, January 16, 2021

Joint Meeting & Public Hearing On Rezoning Case Feb. 1
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Planning Board will hold a joint meeting and public hearing on Monday, February 1, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. to consider a request to rezone a 0.87-acre lot in the Catawba Springs Township.
Saturday, January 16, 2021

Virtual Community Meeting On Rezoning Request Jan. 20
A Jan. 20 virtual community meeting on a rezoning request involving a proposed vehicle storage site will be held to provide information about the proposal and to receive comments prior to a public hearing. Follow instructions included for the Zoom platform.
Friday, January 15, 2021

Living Healthy Workshop Registration
Learn ways to improve your health from the comfort and safety of your own home with this at-home Tool Kit & Telephone Workshop from Centralina Health Solutions and Lincoln County Senior Services.
Thursday, January 14, 2021

EFSP Grant Money Available To Local Agencies
Federal grant money is available to local agencies for emergency food & shelter programs, but the deadline for applications is next Thursday (Jan. 22nd).  
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

MLK Unity Awards Announced
The Gaston Clergy and Citizens Coalition, an arm of Gaston Together, is proud to announce the 2021 winners of the annual Martin Luther King Unity Awards. This year’s honorees are Gastonia Police Chief Travis Brittain, Rev. Rodney Freeman and Shaaron Funderburk.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Girl Scout Cookie Season Kicks Off
The 2021 Girl Scout Cookie season kicks off today with Girl Scout entrepreneurs selling their classic cookies in safe, creative and socially distant ways, including direct ship to households, contact-free delivery and a first-ever national delivery service in collaboration with Grubhub.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Recreation Survey Schedules Community Meetings
The Recreation Master Plan survey continues.  The City & County Rec Depts. have scheduled community meetings later this month to provide public information and seek public input.
Monday, January 11, 2021

"American Pickers" Coming To NC
The History Channel tv show "American Pickers" is coming to North Carolina in March and they're looking for leads, specifically interesting characters with interesting items!
Monday, January 11, 2021

Foundation For The Carolinas Now Accepting 2021 Scholarship Applications
FFTC manages more than 150 scholarship programs that are available to students in communities across the Carolinas. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $10,000 and provide support to students from kindergarten to graduate school. 
Sunday, January 10, 2021

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
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Sunday, January 10, 2021

Forty Faithful Years At Abernethy Laurels
Cosmetologist at Abernethy Laurels, Donna Scott, has spent the last forty years providing hair care services for older adults at Abernethy Laurels, a continuing care retirement community.
Saturday, January 9, 2021

Recreation Community Meetings Scheduled For January
Lincoln County and the City of Lincolnton will be holding community meetings in late January as part of the ongoing recreation master plan update process.
Saturday, January 9, 2021

Atrium Health Lincoln COVID-19 Vaccination Update
Atrium Health will begin vaccinating those 75 and older who have made appointments at Atrium Health Lincoln on Monday (Jan. 11th).
Friday, January 8, 2021

COVID Vaccinations Hit Snag
Earlier this week (Monday Jan. 4th) the Lincoln County Health Dept. issued a news release related to its plans for vaccinating those in Phase 1B, group 1--senior citizens 75 and over.  The plans have hit a snag (or perhaps more than one).  We tried Friday to get an update; here's what we learned.
Friday, January 8, 2021

CHS Earns Spot On National Honor Roll
Cherryville High School coaches’ commitment to professional development results in spot on national honor roll.
Thursday, January 7, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations in Cleveland County
Cleveland County has announced its plans for COVID-19 vaccination clinics.  They include drive-thru clinics beginning Jan. 18th for those 75 and older.
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Lincoln County COVID-19 Vaccinations
If you're a Lincoln County resident 75 or older, you can now make appointments for a COVID-19 vaccination. (SEE UPDATE AT THE BEGINNING OF THE FULL ARTICLE.)
Monday, January 4, 2021

Community Involvement Virtual Meeting Rescheduled For Jan. 12
A community involvement meeting that was postponed has been rescheduled for Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 6 p.m. 
Monday, January 4, 2021

Gaston County COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics (Updated)
Gaston County's Public Health Division has announced that it will hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Gastonia Farmers Market beginning this Friday (Jan. 8th).
Sunday, January 3, 2021

YMCA Programs In Catawba County
The YMCA of Catawba Valley is now enrolling children ages six weeks and up in their Child Development Centers and School Enrichment Programs at both the Adrian L. Shuford, Jr. and Hickory Foundation branches.
Sunday, January 3, 2021

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
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Sunday, January 3, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations In Catawba County
As the pandemic continues to worsen and the rollout of the vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 are being distributed, the question most asked is, "when and where can I get vaccinated?"  Catawba County Public Health provided the following information for residents of Catawba County.
Saturday, January 2, 2021

City Council Will Hold Zoom Meeting
As the pandemic continues, the Lincolnton City Council has decided to hold its January meeting via Zoom instead of an in-person meeting at City Hall.
Friday, January 1, 2021

Important Jobs Yet To Be Filled
Two important jobs in our community are yet to be filled.  The Lincoln County Schools opening for a new Superintendent is one; the other is for a new Executive Director of the United Way of Lincoln County.
Friday, January 1, 2021

Shine the Light
Lincoln Charter School held a memorial event called Shine the Light Wednesday evening, remembering and honoring Jamie Seitz, a coach and teacher at the school, who died Sunday night from COVID-19.
Thursday, December 31, 2020

Stanley Cemetery Adorned By Wreaths
The Stanley Cemetery Ancestry Fund took part in “Wreaths Across America,” the annual Christmastime tradition in which local civic organizations memorialize the nation’s veterans by placing red-ribboned wreaths upon their graves.
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

"Shine the Light" Memorial Will Honor Coach Seitz
Lincoln Charter School will hold a "Shine the Light" Memorial Service for Coach James (Jamie) Seitz, who passed Sunday night, a victim of COVID-19.  The event is scheduled for 5 PM today (Wednesday Dec. 30th) at Lincoln Charter's Denver campus on Galway Lane.
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

New Year's Shooters Schedules Amended
Two groups of New Year’s shooters from Cherryville will make the rounds firing their old muskets and chanting in the New Year’s welcome on Friday, January 1 beginning at 7 a.m. This year's shooting will be different.
Tuesday, December 29, 2020

One More Week
There's still one more day in the long Christmas weekend.  Government offices won't reopen until Tuesday.  This is the last week of 2020; Friday will begin 2021--and most of us will be very happy to say goodbye to 'the Lost Year.'
Sunday, December 27, 2020

Christmas Around Lincolnton: A Christmas Chaos
The Lincoln Theatre Guild presented “A Christmas Chaos” the weekend of December 18-20 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. In person and Livestream tickets were available.
Friday, December 25, 2020

Christmas Around Lincolnton: Festival Of Trees
The Arts Council of Lincoln County and the Lincoln Cultural Center hosted The Festival of Trees fundraiser beginning with a preview night on December 16
Friday, December 25, 2020

O Christmas Tree!
OK, trivia fans; here's one for you: which state is the #1 producer of Christmas trees?  The answer is in the article...as is information for Catawba County residents on what to do with your tree after the holidays.
Friday, December 25, 2020

Crouse UMC Scouts Earn Eagle Scout Ranking
They’re going to soar like eagles. They’re Hannah Hamrick and Abby Pearson. And according to Scoutmaster Charlie Saunders of Scout Troop 1987 of Crouse United Methodist Church, these young, laudable ladies have earned their Eagle Scout ranking. They completed the necessary work on Dec. 19.
Friday, December 25, 2020

Christmas Blessings Abound In 2020
There is no doubt that 2020 has been a very hard year for most; yet, as we celebrate Christmas, it is good to reflect on how area businesses and industries have done their part to lessen the burden of a difficult year.  This message of Christmas cheer comes from Kellie Hardin of the United Way of Lincoln County.
Thursday, December 24, 2020

Christmas Concert
The Greater Hickory International Council usually celebrates Christmas with a concert.  This year, because of the pandemic, plans had to change--but you can still enjoy music from last year's 10th anniversary concert, uploaded to YouTube for this Christmas.
Thursday, December 24, 2020

Lincoln County Notice Of Public Hearings Jan. 4
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Planning Board will hold a joint meeting and public hearings on Monday, January 4, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the James W. Warren Citizens Center.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Christmas Around Lincolnton: The Nutcracker
The Lincoln Cultural Center presented “The Nutcracker: A Children’s Ballet” at the James W. Warren Citizens Center Dec. 11-13.  Some photos were contributed from the production that we would like to share with you!
Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Professional Development Course Certified
Gaston College’s professional development course has received certification from Quality Matters (or QM), the global organization that leads quality assurance in Internet-based and innovative digital teaching and learning environments.
Monday, December 21, 2020

Lions Clubs Team Up To Help Hungry
Multiple area Lions clubs recently purchased and delivered over 9,500 pounds of food to area food pantries to help in their Christmas season effort to feed the hungry.
Sunday, December 20, 2020

GWU Fall 2020 Graduates, Dean's List & Honor Roll Recipients
Gardner-Webb University officials are pleased to announce the list of students from Lincoln County who graduated or made the Dean’s List and Honor Roll during the 2020 fall semester.
Sunday, December 20, 2020

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
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Sunday, December 20, 2020

Hickory Theatre Company Makes Donation to ELHS Drama Program
A Hickory-based theatre company wanted to make sure its years of operation didn't just end--so it donated props & costumes to the ELHS Drama Program.
Saturday, December 19, 2020

Hickory Area: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Oratorical Contest
Due to COVID-19 the Hickory National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is making changes to its traditional Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day activities by including a Youth Oratorical Contest to be held Saturday, January 9. Deadline to enter is 5 p.m. on January 5.
Saturday, December 19, 2020

Theater Company Donates Props & Costumes To ELHS Drama Program
The Hickory-based Carolina Broadway Theatre Company recently chose East Lincoln High School’s Black Box Theatre program as a recipient of a donation including fourteen years’ worth of props and costumes.
Saturday, December 19, 2020

This Weekend
Two events at the Lincoln Cultural Center are among weekend activities in our area.
Saturday, December 19, 2020

Gaston College Has Partnership With CVCC
Gaston College recently embarked on yet another important partnership. This time, it’s with the Catawba Valley Community College Manufacturing Solutions Center (or MSC).
Thursday, December 17, 2020

This Weekend At The Cultural Center
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of most events, but two are happening this weekend at the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Thursday, December 17, 2020

New Optimist Club Road Convenience Site Opens
The new Optimist Club Road Convenience Site will open Thursday (Dec. 17th).
Thursday, December 17, 2020

"Pride In Gaston" Travelling Tour A Big Hit
“By building on the study of the community in the third grade, Gaston Together worked with the Gaston County Schools to develop the ‘Pride in Gaston’ Traveling Tour field trip for all third graders in the county, including both public and private school students.”
Sunday, December 13, 2020

Robert Webb Chosen For Art Pop Street Gallery
Local artist and photographer Robert Webb was recently chosen for membership in the class of 2021 for the Charlotte-based non-profit, the Art Pop Street Gallery. The group showcases the work of regional artists on billboards, buses, street signs and news racks and at airports and elsewhere.
Sunday, December 13, 2020

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
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Sunday, December 13, 2020

Recreation Community Survey
Many are unaware of the recreation opportunities in Lincolnton and Lincoln County.  Both the City of Lincolnton and Lincoln County have their own Parks & Recreation departments.  The two are working together to plan future recreation facilities and programs and they're asking for input from the public.
Saturday, December 12, 2020

Madison File Earns Girl Scouts' Highest Honor
Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont is pleased to announce that Madison File, Denver, has earned her Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting.
Saturday, December 12, 2020

Gaston Ranks #1 in Career & Technical Education
It was once called 'vocational education,' now it's known as CTE--Career and Technical Education.  The courses have changed thanks largely to technology, but the aim is the same: to prepare students for careers when they graduate.  When it comes to CTE, Gaston County is #1.
Saturday, December 12, 2020

"The Nutcracker" Children's Ballet--A Lincolnton Tradition
The 14th annual presentation of "The Nutcracker" continues with performances Saturday (Dec. 12th) at 2:30 & 6:30 and a final performance Sunday (Dec. 13th) at 3:00 at the James Warren Citizens Center.  Live-stream tickets to see the event are still available.
Saturday, December 12, 2020

"The Nutcracker" Happens This Weekend
By now most people know--but just in case you didn't or forgot--"The Nutcracker" ballet, a Lincolnton tradition, will happen this weekend at the James Warren Citizens Center.  You can order a live-stream of one of the performances now.
Friday, December 11, 2020

Christmas Is About Giving
When one of our readers told us what her granddaughter was doing and asked if it might make a story in the Lincoln Herald, we asked her to tell it in her own words.  We hope it adds to your Christmas spirit.
Thursday, December 10, 2020

Community Involvement Virtual Meeting Dec. 17 POSTPONED
The virtual community meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Dec. 17 on a rezoning request regarding a proposed land-clearing and inert debris landfill on Camp Creek Road has been postponed due to a planned upgrade to the county’s firewall 
Thursday, December 10, 2020

Update From Lincoln County Schools
Lincoln County Schools will continue (unless state level changes are made) to operate under the same plans in the second semester of the 2020-2021 school year as they did in the first.
Thursday, December 10, 2020

"The Nutcracker" Ballet Happens Dec. 11-13
"The Nutcracker" is a Lincolnton Christmas tradition.  Unlike some other annual holiday events, it didn't get cancelled for 2020, but it will be different. Instead of seeing it in-person at the Citizens Center, you'll need to buy a ticket for online access to a live-stream of the performances.
Thursday, December 10, 2020

"The Nutcracker" Ballet Happens This Weekend
It's a Lincolnton tradition, but this year, because of the pandemic, you won't be able to enjoy "The Nutcracker" ballet at the Citizens Center. You will, however, be able to see it online.
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

School Board Holds First Meeting With New Members
The Lincoln County Board of Education held its first meeting with two new members Tuesday evening (Dec. 8th).  Myra Heavner and Christina Sutton joined the board after being elected in November.
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

School Board Says 'Thank You' To Herbertson, Davis
Tuesday's meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education was both a beginning and an ending.  The Board said 'thank you' to two members leaving the board and inducted two new members and reinstalled two returning members.
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Santa's Snow Globe Visit At The Library
Santa Claus has come to town! Last Thursday, Dec. 3, dear Santa and Mrs. Claus stopped by the Jonas Library in Lincolnton to check out their giant Snow Globe.
Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Breakfast With Santa
The annual Breakfast With Santa at the Lincoln Cultural Center was held this year by reservation only due to COVID restrictions.
Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Christmas Lights On Display In Crouse
It is time to take a trip to Crouse! With the local communities and organizations cancelling so many Christmas events many people will be looking for activities that the entire family can enjoy. Many of the residents of Crouse decorate each year but this year they have stepped up their Christmas Spirit and Crouse is glowing with twinkling lights!
Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Denver Businesses Giving Back To The Community
Christmas 2020 will be more difficult than usual for many families.  The United Way of Lincoln County reports that several Denver area businesses are doing their part to help.
Monday, December 7, 2020

Helping Christian Ministry Feed The Hungry
Because of the pandemic and its effect on the economy, there are more hungry people this Christmas.  Local Girl Scouts collected food at Ingles Sunday afternoon to help Christian Ministry meet the needs.
Monday, December 7, 2020

Gaston College Moves To Internet-Based Classes
Keeping students and faculty as safe as possible from the threat of the pandemic required transitioning from classroom teaching to on-line classes. All faculty and staffers alike rose to the occasion, and those with a background and previous experience in distance education helped spearhead the efforts.
Sunday, December 6, 2020

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
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Sunday, December 6, 2020

GCLMPO Public Comment Period To Include FUSE Transfer Station Amendment
Written public comments will be received from until January 1, 2021. The public may also provide comments during the virtual GCLMPO TCC Meeting on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 10 a.m. and the virtual Board Meeting on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 6, 2020

Dr. Thomas White Named Physician Of The Year
A Cherryville physician has been named the North Carolina Family Physician of the Year by the NC Academy of Family Physicians.
Saturday, December 5, 2020

Christmas Spirit Aplenty In Stanley
The charming town of Stanley is getting all spruced up for Christmas. That’s the word this week from Mayor Steven Denton.
Thursday, December 3, 2020

New Tag Office Opening Thursday
A new license plate agency location for Lincoln County will open Thursday in the Carolina Shopping Center in Boger City.
Wednesday, December 2, 2020

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
There wasn't any parade in Lincolnton this Christmas.  Maiden also had no parade; and there won't be one in Cherryville and the Cat Square Parade also won't be held.  Things may be different because of the virus, but it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas all the same.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Veterinary Medical Tech Program Has New Home
Having the vet tech building on the Dallas Campus rather than off-site will allow students to be a part of the college community where they will have better access to the resources the college offers and to student functions. 
Monday, November 30, 2020

WSGE's Tim Greene Holds Thanksgiving Giveaway
The WSGE on-air personality held a free event that featured a giveaway of many items and a salute to seniors––ranging in age from 79 to 94 years old.
Monday, November 30, 2020

Christmas Crawl & Cruise-In Draws Huge Crowd
The Christmas Crawl & Cruise-In in downtown Lincolnton Sunday (Nov. 29th) drew a huge crowd.
Monday, November 30, 2020

Call Local SHIIP Office For Appointments To Compare Medicare Plans
Get one-on-one help from your local SHIIP office by calling Lincoln County Senior Services at 704-732-9053. Changes must be made by Dec. 7, 2020 to guarantee your coverage will begin without interruption on Jan. 1, 2021.
Sunday, November 29, 2020

Christmas Crawl Update
The Saturday after Thanksgiving is known as Small Business Saturday, but stores in downtown Lincolnton are hoping that Sunday (Nov. 29th) will be a big day for them.
Saturday, November 28, 2020

Hunsucker Honored For Two Decades of Service
Catawba County Commissioner Dan Hunsucker has served as a Catawba County Commissioner since December 2000.  Earlier this month, he was honored by fellow commissioners for his twenty years of service.
Friday, November 27, 2020

Ostrowski Makes A Difference As Guardian Ad Litem
Julie Ostrowski of Denver is the new marketing department at Gaston College and also volunteers as a guardian ad litem (or GAL) in North Carolina to appear before the courts to advocate for abused and neglected children.
Friday, November 27, 2020

Even With No Miss N.C. Pageant, Gaston's Representatives Still Win Scholarships
Even though this year’s Miss North Carolina pageant was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, Gaston’s three representatives still managed to win more than $11,000 in scholarships.
Friday, November 27, 2020

Shop With A Cop - Gastonia
Gastonia Police are once again doing their annual Shop with a Cop for Christmas, but for 2020, it's a bit different.
Thursday, November 26, 2020

Be Safe This Holiday Weekend
Thanksgiving weekend normally means Christmas parades, tree lightings, holiday shopping.  Some of the usual events will be different this year because of the pandemic.  Don't let the holiday weekend become a tragedy.
Thursday, November 26, 2020

United Way & First Citizens Join In Holiday Drive
First Citizens Bank of Denver and the United Way of Lincoln County have teamed up for a special Holiday Drive.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020

COVID-19 Closes Another Cleveland County School
In early October, Crest High School closed for two weeks because of cases of COVID-19.  Now, the virus has resulted in the closure of Burns High School to in-person classes.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Elections Office Donates Surplus PPE To Schools
The Lincoln County Elections Office has donated surplus supplies intended for the election but not entirely used to the Lincoln County Schools.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Lincoln County Notice Of Public Hearings Dec. 7
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Planning Board will hold a joint meeting and public hearings on Monday, December 7, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. to consider two requests.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

USDA Shares Easy At-Home Advice For Handling Food Safely This Thanksgiving
This week, Americans will enjoy a delicious meal on Thanksgiving Day with family and friends – either in person or virtually. Taking the necessary steps toward safe food handling and sanitation will help protect you and your loved ones this year.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Sheriff Offers Safe Shopping Tips For The Holiday Season
According to Sheriff Beam, “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 24, 2020

Proceed With Extreme Caution
The CDC and leading epidemiologists have warned that Thanksgiving gatherings could be the cause of yet another spike in cases of the coronavirus.  If you're going to any place where they may be a crowd this weekend, be sure to wear your mask.
Monday, November 23, 2020

Community Involvement Meeting Dec. 3
Notice of a Dec. 3 community involvement meeting regarding a request to rezone the former Union fire station site on Reepsville Road to permit vehicle service and vehicle sales.
Monday, November 23, 2020

Maiden Police Department Christmas Cops Collecting Toys
The Maiden Police Department is asking for donations of new unwrapped toys for needy children in the Town of Maiden this Christmas season.
Monday, November 23, 2020

Found on NC73: Cremation Urn
A resident who lives just off Highway 73 near Sharon Baptist Church called us to tell us her husband had found some items on the highway that may have fallen off a truck.  Among them is a crematory urn.
Monday, November 23, 2020

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Sunday, November 22, 2020

Christmastown In Running For Best In Country
USA Today recently recognized the little town on the South Fork River with a contest in which you can vote for what community has the best Christmas displays.
Sunday, November 22, 2020

Weekend Update
We're less than a week away from Thanksgiving. Normally, this weekend would begin the Christmas parades--but this year, it's different because of the pandemic.  Still, there are some things happening in our area.
Saturday, November 21, 2020

United Way Day of Giving Back
The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is observed annually by many as a National Day of Giving.  While Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday are shopping events for purchasing Christmas gifts for family & friends, the Day of Giving is meant to encourage the spirit of Christmas giving to include others.
Friday, November 20, 2020

Delta Sigma Meeting Highlights Opportunities For Members
Our local Chapter of Delta Sigma is part of the larger organizations of North Carolina DKG and The DKG Society International. With over 75,000 members in 17 counties, DKG provides members with opportunities for leadership training, networking, financial assistance, activism, publishing, and recognition. 
Thursday, November 19, 2020

Jasmine Cox To Serve On Textile Advisory Board
The Gaston College Textile Technology Center staffer will soon begin her work as a director on the advisory board for the advanced textiles products division of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (or IFAI). 
Thursday, November 19, 2020

Saving The Spirit Of Christmas
On Sunday, November 29 from 1-5 p.m. in downtown Lincolnton you are invited to join in the festivities as Lincolnton welcomes the Christmas Season. With lots of excitement planned for all ages: Shopping, Music, Food Trucks, Santa Claus, Cruise-In and More!
Monday, November 16, 2020

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Zyon Ross Excels At Peace University
Lincolnton native is musical theatre major.
Friday, November 13, 2020

Local NWTF Chapter Plans Turkey Hunters Care Event
On November 23, local NWTF volunteers will distribute over 50 frozen domestic turkeys to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County, Hesed House of Hope, and Amy’s House (Lincoln County Coalition Against Domestic Violence).
Wednesday, November 11, 2020

2020 Oktoberfest Castle of Cans Virtual Collection Sets New Record
In its 22nd year, the 2020 Susan L. Coleman Castle of Cans has set a new record of donations with its virtual fundraising campaign in Hickory. The campaign came in at 222% over its goal of $5,000, with a total of $11,066 collected. These funds will provide 77,462 pounds, more than 38.7 tons, of food.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Sheriff's Office Has Partnered With Toys For Tots
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with the Marine Toys for Tots program in Lincoln County to identify needy children this holiday season.  Forms must be returned in person or by email no later than Friday, November 20, 2020.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Crouse Fire Department Holds Sandwich Combo Lunch
The Crouse Fire Department will hold their popular BBQ Bologna Sandwich Combo Lunch on Saturday, November 14 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. The sandwich combo is $5.00.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Catawba County Library Receives Grant For Wi-Fi Enabled Tablets
The grant, which encourages greater digital access within the community during challenging times, has allowed the library to purchase 53 Samsung tablets equipped with internal Wi-Fi capabilities, meaning that borrowers can check out a single device and automatically connect to the Internet. 
Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Open Enrollment Ends Dec. 7 For Medicare Beneficiaries
Get one-on-one help from your local SHIIP office by calling Lincoln County Senior Services at 704-732-9053. Changes must be made by Dec. 7, 2020 to guarantee your coverage will begin without interruption on Jan. 1, 2021.
Sunday, November 8, 2020

Controlling The Weed, Buckhorn Plantain, In Hay Fields & Pastures
Have you ever bought or made hay and the pretty green bales have had long black broad leaves mixed into them? If so, it is most likely that those black leaves are from the Buckhorn Plantain. 
Saturday, November 7, 2020

Hope On Horseback
Shining Hope Farms’ equine therapy helps kids, military veterans alike.
Saturday, November 7, 2020

US-321 & I-85 Interchange Improvements Coming Soon
Later this month, a major change is coming to the intersection of US-321 and Interstate 85 in Gastonia.  It should make for an easier trip for drivers from Lincolnton and Hickory who use US-321 and I-85 to travel toward Charlotte.
Friday, November 6, 2020

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
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Friday, November 6, 2020

Elijah Dixon Rapping His Way To Success
According to Gaston College spokeswoman Stephanie Michael Pickett, Dixon, a student in the school’s broadcasting and production technology program, is in the process of recording an album of his own rap music at the program’s studio on the Dallas Campus. 
Sunday, November 1, 2020

Veterans Day Event Nov. 8 In Stanley
The featured speaker will be retired United States Army general Abraham Turner. A South Carolina native, Turner is a highly decorated veteran of some 35 years of service. Local military veterans are encouraged to attend. No reservations are required. But if possible, veterans are encouraged to RSVP.
Sunday, November 1, 2020

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
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Sunday, November 1, 2020

Happy Birthday Jay Dellinger!
Here's wishing Jay Dellinger a Happy Halloween Birthday!
Saturday, October 31, 2020

Boo! It's Halloween
Halloween happens Saturday.  It's likely to be quite different for most this year because of the pandemic.
Friday, October 30, 2020

Rabies Update
A rabid skunk found near Grover is the second case of rabies in wild animals in Cleveland County so far this year.
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Halloween Happenings
Great Pumpkin StoryWalk, Virtual Campfire Tales, Lots of Trunk-or-Treats including drive-thru, a Virtual SpookTacular and more. We add additional events as they become available to us.
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Daylight Saving Time 2020 Ends Nov. 1
If you have a Smartphone you won’t have to worry about setting your clock back one hour Saturday night when you go to bed. But, if you still have an analog clock or watch you will have to manually set your timepiece.
Thursday, October 29, 2020

GCM Launches Virtual Día de Muertos Celebration
Spotlighting arts, history, and Latinx culture, the Gaston County Museum has worked with a dedicated panel to provide a free and accessible resource for Día de Muertos 2020 October 31 - November 2.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
Due to COVID-19, our adoption process has changed.  HOWEVER, we will be in PetSmart this Saturday with our pets from noon to 4 p.m.  Please come out and visit!
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Community Involvement Meeting, Nov. 5 CANCELLED
MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED --- A community involvement meeting will be held on Thursday, November 5 in the lobby of the James W. Warren Citizens Center to provide information about the proposal to rezone 27 acres to permit a land-clearing and inert debris landfill with a disposal area two acres in size east of Camp Creek Road.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Habitat Groundbreaking In Stanley
Gaston County Habitat for Humanity held a groundbreaking for another Habitat home two weeks ago on Farmington Drive.  The home will be built in the Springfield community, about  7/10ths of a mile past Springfield School, just off the Stanley-Dallas Highway.
Monday, October 26, 2020

Medicare Beneficiaries Reminded To Compare Plans During Open Enrollment
Get one-on-one help from your local SHIIP office by calling Lincoln County Senior Services at 704-732-9053. The Open Enrollment Period began on Oct. 15, 2020. Changes must be made by Dec. 7, 2020 to guarantee your coverage will begin without interruption on Jan. 1, 2021.
Monday, October 26, 2020

Honoring A Fallen Marine
A fallen soldier was honored by the naming of a bridge in his honor last week in Stanley.
Monday, October 26, 2020

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Sunday, October 25, 2020

Potassium Iodide (KI) Tablet Distribution
Lincoln County will not be a part of a potassium iodide distribution this Saturday.  A press release issued by Mecklenburg County earlier this week gave that impression.  Lincoln County residents who want to receive new KI tablets can pick them up at the Shanklin Library or Health Dept. beginning Monday.
Friday, October 23, 2020

What's Happening
Cherryville will have a Halloween Parade this Friday evening.  It's just one of the events happening in our area.
Friday, October 23, 2020

Trunk-Or-Treats, Virtual Events & More!
Great Pumpkin StoryWalk, Virtual Campfire Tales, Lots of Trunk-or-Treats including drive-thru, a Virtual SpookTacular and more. We add additional events as they become available to us.
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Election Update
As important as the elections for President, US Senate, Governor, and multiple other statewide offices may be, the races on the back of the ballot are also important.  One of them is the election of four of the seven members of the Lincoln County Board of Education.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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












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