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Gaston County Has 8th Confirmed Rabies Cases Of 2019
On Sunday, September 15 Gaston County Police Animal Care and Enforcement unit received a call from the 70 block of Wade Street, Belmont where two family dogs fought with a raccoon and the raccoon was killed during encounter.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Landen Johnson Passes Away At Age 9
A much-loved little boy is gone, and an entire community is grieving. Landen Johnson died peacefully on Friday. The family will receive friends this evening, 4:30-6:30 p.m., at New Vision Ministries with Worship services at 7 p.m.
Monday, September 16, 2019

Michael Batio In Lincolnton Monday Evening
Heavy metal guitarist Michael Batio will make an appearance in downtown Lincolnton this Monday evening (Sep. 16th).
Monday, September 16, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events This Week
Make a Birdfeeder, Retro Game Night, Painting, Homeschool Program, Preserving Your History, Lego Club Self Portrait, Teen Escape Room and other surprises in store!
Sunday, September 15, 2019

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

Medal Of Honor Day
Lincolnton will once again hold a Medal of Honor Day September 27th with a special program at the James W. Warren Citizens Center.
Saturday, September 14, 2019

Search For Truth Behind The Legend Of Tom Dooley
Author Charlotte Corbin Barnes has spent nearly 30 years researching about the events surrounding that fateful day when “frail” Laura Foster “simply up and disappears.” A program on the Legend of Tom Dooley with Barnes and musician Rob McHale and friends with a concert inspired by stories of some of our greatest Folk Legends.
Saturday, September 14, 2019

Splash Pads Closed At Local Parks
The splash pads at Lincoln County’s local parks are now closed. Always a big hit with the local small fry set, the splash pads at Beatty’s Ford Park in Denver and West Lincoln Park in Vale are scheduled to re-open next year on Memorial Day. 
Friday, September 13, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Here, at LCAS, we would like for you to meet Lacie! She is a sweet calico girl that is looking for a loving home.
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Lincoln Charter School Denver 9-11 Day Of Service
“All of our high school students (over 400) volunteered at 17 different locations giving back to their community,” said Lori Fortkort, High School Teacher at Lincoln Charter School in Denver.  
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Sons Of Serendip Friday, Sept. 13 At Cultural Center
The Lincoln County Concert Association will kick off its 2019-2020 season this Friday evening at 7:30 at the Lincoln Cultural Center with Sons of Serendip who became finalists in season 9 of "Americas Got Talent” coming in fourth place.
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
This weekend is the fall National Adoption Event sponsored by PetSmart Charities.  Tri-County Animal Rescue will be available with a variety of pets all weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart located at 3698 East Franklin Boulevard.
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Weekend Events
Here's a list of some of the things happening in our area this weekend.
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Freeze Now, Eat Later Workshop
Freeze Now, Eat Later! is a freezer-to-slow cooker workshop being offered by the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension that allows you to prepare 5-meals in 1-hour! Pre-Registration is required.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Lincoln County Marching Band Preview, Sept. 14
Last year the band preview was cancelled due to the weather. Hopefully Mother Nature will keep the sun shining this Saturday, Sept. 14 for the 2019 Lincoln County Marching Band Preview.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Learn The Lessons
I retired from a very complex and stressful career four years ago.  While the downtime has been refreshing (no more O-Dark Thirty wake-ups and no more 24/7 “On Call” duty), I found myself getting stale.  I decided that I needed to find “a little part-time job.”
Monday, September 9, 2019

LHS Class of 1969 Celebrates 50 Years
Th Lincolnton High School Class of 1969 celebrated their 50-year Class Reunion on Saturday, September 7 at the Catawba Country Club.
Monday, September 9, 2019

Sally's YMCA & Autism Society Of NC Observe Subway Swim Day
Subway Restaurants and the Greater Charlotte YMCA (Sally's Y branch) teamed up Saturday (Sep. 7th) for a special swim day in Charlotte.
Sunday, September 8, 2019

Take A Trip "Way Back"
Please join the Crouse Community History and Photo Project on Tuesday, September 10 at 4 p.m. as they continue to celebrate eight years of accumulating, organizing, identifying, cataloging and archiving photos and documents pertaining to the history and families of the Crouse community.
Sunday, September 8, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events This Week
Downton Abbey Party, Adult Writers, Homeschool Science, Makers Club, Young Adult Writers and other surprises in store!
Sunday, September 8, 2019

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

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Arrow is an older kitten that has been with us for a while. He had to have surgery to remove one of his eyes, but that hasn’t slowed him down one bit!
Friday, September 6, 2019

UK Professor Offers British View Of American Revolt
Local history buffs can gain insights into the British perspective on the American Revolution when Dr. Hugh Dussek addresses the Eastern Lincoln Historical Society on Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Mundy House Annex in Denver.
Friday, September 6, 2019

This Weekend--And The Week Ahead
Here's a look at some of what's happening this weekend in our area.
Thursday, September 5, 2019

Community Meeting Set On Rezoning Request Cancelled
A community meeting related to a rezoning request that would allow a business to store repossessed vehicles on Wexford Lane just north of Denver has been scheduled for Thursday September 5th at the Denver Fire Dept. (Meeting cancelled 9/5/19)
Thursday, September 5, 2019

Bluegrass Concert Saturday Night at Cultural Center
A Deeper Shade of Blue will once again perform a concert in memory of the late Donnie Goodson Saturday at 7 PM at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton.
Thursday, September 5, 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, September 5, 2019

Shout Out To Our Community Heroes Luncheon Planned For Sept. 26
This year’s Annual Meeting will be a celebration of the wonderful community achievements over the past year and special recognitions for the people and organizations that have positively impacted Lincoln County.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Where's The Bell?
Some of you long time Lincolnton fans may have noticed that the “Band with the Bell” has been missing its bell.  Many people have asked about it and why the band has left it behind.  Well, it’s not by choice.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Supermarkets Ask Shoppers For Help For Charitable Causes
Don't be upset if when you check out at your local supermarket, pharmacy or other retail outlet, you are asked if you'd like to contribute to a chosen charitable cause.  It's an important way for worthwhile causes to raise money--often pennies at a time.
Monday, September 2, 2019

Dancing The Night Away
Family and friends grabbed their dancing shoes for a night of fun on Thursday, August 29 as the wonderful music of The Entertainers was heard all over downtown Lincolnton. 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

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

Overdose Awareness Day
Every overdose is someone’s son or daughter, possibly some child’s father or mother. August 31st is Overdose Awareness Day, a global event held each year to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death.
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Friday, August 30, 2019

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For September
Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday at five convenient locations.
Friday, August 30, 2019

Meet Abigail Isom, New 4-H Agent
Join us Thursday, September 5 for the first 4-H Volunteer Leaders and Parents Quarterly Meeting and meet the New Lincoln County 4-H Agent, Abigail Isom!
Thursday, August 29, 2019

Sixth Rabies Case Of 2019 Confirmed In Catawba County
Catawba County Animal Services has confirmed the county’s sixth rabies case of 2019 following an incident in Maiden. Previous cases reported to the county this year occurred in Claremont, Hickory, Maiden and Newton.
Wednesday, August 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.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Repaving Projects Coming in Our Area
Repaving projects in our area beginning next month include the resurfacing of Main Street in Lincolnton and the repaving of the Alexis-High Shoals Road in northern Gaston County.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Electric Pressure Cooker Workshop Sept. 9
The Lincoln County Cooperative Extension office will host an electric pressure cooker workshop on Monday, September 9 from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the James W. Warren Citizens Center.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

United Way Day Of Action Builds, Provides & Re-Stocks
Over 70 volunteers from over 50 businesses and organizations participated in the United Way of Lincoln County Day of Action on Thursday, August 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Stars Sells Out Citizens Center
Twelve teams competed for the title of 2019 Dancing with Our Stars Champions on Saturday, August 24 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Candee and Paul-Alan Masters (Team 11) the first mother-son team on DWOS were named the 2019 winners.
Monday, August 26, 2019

Public Hearings September 9th
The September 9th Lincoln County Commissioners and Planning Board meeting has been moved to the James W. Warren Citizens Center because a large crowd is expected for the hearing on one of the two rezoning requests.
Monday, August 26, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Monday, August 26, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events This Week
Paint Classes, Lava Lamps, Paper Cards, Young Adult Writers and other surprises in store!
Sunday, August 25, 2019

Kandace Helms Memorial Five-K is Sept. 14
The third annual Kandace Helms Memorial Five-K and Fun Run is coming up soon. Organized by the Kandace Helms Foundation, the five-kilometer event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 8:30 a.m. at Betty Ross Park in Lincolnton, Registration starts Sept. 1.
Sunday, August 25, 2019

Memorial Service To Honor Fallen Sheriff's Deputy Aug. 25
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will hold a memorial service Sunday afternoon, August 25, 2019, at 3 p.m. to honor fallen Lincoln County Sheriff’s Sergeant John Hugh Howell II.
Saturday, August 24, 2019

Stanley Has Night Out
The Town of Stanley and Stanley Police Department held a Night Out for residents to meet the Stanley Police Officers and Firefighters on Thursday, August 22.
Friday, August 23, 2019

Local Teachers Apply For Bright Ideas Grants By Sept. 23
Time is running out for local K-12 teachers to apply for grants of up to $1,000 from Rutherford EMC through the Bright Ideas Education Grant Program.
Friday, August 23, 2019

This Weekend
The Dancing With Our Stars competition Saturday night at the Citizens Center is the big event of this weekend.  Others include a Memorial Service honoring John Howell, the only Lincoln County law enforcement officer ever killed in the line of duty on Sunday.
Friday, August 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.
Thursday, August 22, 2019

This Week & Weekend
This second week of school in Lincoln County will include the first Friday night football games for most schools.  Other events include the Dancing With Our Stars competition Saturday night at the Citizens Center.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Lost Dog Still Missing
One might call this 'one last try.'  Izzie, a Boston Terrier, has been missing from a home on Low Bridge Road at Iron Station since July 12th.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Mary Kate and Ashley are sisters that are currently looking for a loving home. We extended our adoption hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays until 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

This Week & Weekend
This second week of school in Lincoln County will include the first Friday night football games for most schools.  Other events include the Dancing With Our Stars competition Saturday night at the Citizens Center.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Cruisin' For A Cause Great Success
The ninth annual Cruisin’ for a Cause event packed East Main Street in Lincolnton on Saturday, August 17 from the Lincoln Cultural Center to the Court Square and several parking lots along the way.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

This Week
This second week of school in Lincoln County will include the first Friday night football games for most schools.  Other events include the Dancing With Our Stars competition Saturday night at the Citizens Center.
Monday, August 19, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events This Week
Adult Writers, Makers Club; Lemon Volcano, Enhanced Storytime, Stop Motion Animation Movie and other surprises in store!
Sunday, August 18, 2019

Ella May Wiggins To Be Commemorated Sept. 14
Sept. 14 will mark the 90th anniversary of the murder of Ella May Wiggins. A famous labor organizer, mill worker and key figure in Gastonia’s Loray Mill Strike of 1929, Wiggins––known by all who knew her simply as Ella May––was gunned down by thugs commonly believed to have been hired by a mill owner or owners. It was an event that reverberated down through local, regional and national history for generations.
Sunday, August 18, 2019

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

Non-Profit Organization Seeking Local Families For Hosting High School Exchange Students
At present, we are needing a host family for Maria a 15-year-old scholarship student from Spain. We are looking for a family who would be willing to open their hearts and home to her, but also for any of our wonderful exchange students.
Friday, August 16, 2019

Weekend Events
Here's a list of some of the things happening in our area this weekend.
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Cruisin' For A Cause Happens Saturday Night
The ninth annual Cruisin' for a Cause will be held this Saturday night (Aug. 17th) from 5 - 10 PM in downtown Lincolnton.
Thursday, August 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, August 15, 2019

Cooking With Herbs & Spices Workshop
Pre-registration is required by August 23. Pay early and be entered into a door prize drawing.
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Annual Day Of Action Aug. 22; Volunteers Still Needed
United Way of Lincoln County is hosting their annual Day of Action on Thursday, August 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. A community garden will be installed at the Oaklawn Community Center and will work on landscape projects at Hesed House of Hope. United Way is still seeking additional volunteers to support the Day of Action projects.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Hardy Presents His New Book At July SCV Meeting
Michael C. Hardy, an award-winning author, gave his first presentation ever on his new book “Lee's Body Guards: The 39th Virginia Cavalry” at the July meeting of the Gen. R.F. Hoke/Col. W.J. Hoke Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 1616.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Volunteers Needed For Walk To End Alzheimer's Sept. 7
The Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter needs 75 volunteers to help in various functions at its annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Gaston/Cleveland/Lincoln. The Walk will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Rotary Centennial Pavilion in Gastonia.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Girls Win Miss Fourth Of July Pageant Crowns
Six girls won crowns during the Miss Fourth of July Pageant held at the Cherryville Community Building.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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

Lincoln County Library Events This Week
The Princess Bride Book Club, LEGOs, Teen & Adult Game Night, Story Times and other surprises in store!
Sunday, August 11, 2019

Gaston County Has 3rd Confirmed Rabies Case Of 2019
On Wednesday, August 6 at approximately 7:13 p.m. Gaston County Police Animal Care and Enforcement unit received a call from the 700 block of King Arthur Drive in Gastonia where the resident detailed the family dog and a raccoon fought. 
Saturday, August 10, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Hi, I’m Xena! I came in with my four brothers and sisters, but they’ve all left and I’m still here.
Friday, August 9, 2019

Happy Birthday Kirk Herbertson!
Today is Kirk's birthday! If you see him out and about wish him a Happy Birthday!!
Friday, August 9, 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, August 8, 2019

East Coast Knappers Share Ancient Craftsmanship
The 30th annual gathering of East Coast Knappers was held at The Schiele Museum of Natural History in Gastonia August 3-4. The 2019 Focus for the gathering was “Petroglyphs” which are symbols within rocks.
Thursday, August 8, 2019

Weekend Events
Much of what's happening this weekend is related to the start of school.  Lincoln County Schools will open Monday; Lincoln Charter School and Denver Christian Academy will open for students on Wednesday.
Thursday, August 8, 2019

Catawba County Celebrates 130th Soldiers Reunion Aug. 11-15
“We Remember” will be the theme of Soldiers Reunion 2019, Catawba County’s historic patriotic festival, when for a week in mid-August its war veterans are honored. The 130th Soldiers Reunion returns to downtown Newton with family-oriented activities.
Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Catawba County Friends Of The Library Hosts Annual Book Sale
The sale will take place Wednesday, August 7 through Saturday, August 10 at the Main Library in Newton (115 West C Street).
Wednesday, August 7, 2019

LTG Extends Beauty & The Beast
If you haven’t had the opportunity to attend the Lincoln Theatre Guild’s production of “Beauty and the Beast” an additional date has been added to the schedule for this upcoming weekend.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Costner Family Reunion Is This Saturday
The annual Costner family reunion will be held this Saturday, Aug. 10, the all-day event will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Philadelphia Lutheran Church, located at 1910 Philadelphia Church Road in Dallas.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Be Our Guest Tea Party With Friends
From out of the pages of your favorite story or off the screen of a Disney animated movie the Lincoln Cultural Center reception hall was filled with many “Mini-Belles” and other Disney princes and princesses for the Be Our Guest Tea Party.
Monday, August 5, 2019

Arts Council Now Accepting Sub-Grant Apps
Applications are available for non-profit organizations that have the purpose of promoting and developing various cultural arts programs in Lincoln County.
Monday, August 5, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events This Week
Harry Potter, Captain Underpants, Adult Writers, Knit/Crochet Club, Maker’s Club, Train to be a Circus Performer, LEGOs, plus other surprises in store!
Sunday, August 4, 2019

Happy Birthday Michael Davis
Today is my wonderful husband's birthday and I just wanted to give a shout out to say Happy Birthday and I love him so very much! 
Sunday, August 4, 2019

Back-To-School Lincoln County!
With back-to-school in Lincoln County only a week away, events this week will help to get kids ready for next Monday.
Sunday, August 4, 2019

Advantages of Growing "Summer" Native Grass Pastures
What are the advantages of growing a native warm season grass? Native Warm Season Grasses (NWSG) historically grew in North Carolina prior to European settlement with peak production occurring during the summer months.
Saturday, August 3, 2019

Wastewater Spill
A wastewater spill occurred in Lincolnton on Thursday, but it didn't pose any health hazard and did not affect the water supply according to city officials.
Friday, August 2, 2019

Happy Birthday Teresa Trevino Schick!
Happy Birthday Teresa! We hope have many, many more special days!
Friday, August 2, 2019

Public Hearings Scheduled For Monday
Lincoln County Commissioners and the Planning Board will hold their regular first Monday joint meeting and hold public hearings on requests for rezoning and conditional use permits on Monday (Aug. 5th) but this month's session will be at the James W. Warren Citizens Center.
Friday, August 2, 2019

Denver In The Roaring Twenties, Depression, WWII & 1960s
Join us at The Arbor in the center of the Rock Springs Camp Ground on Monday, August 5 at 5 p.m. for the next meeting of the Eastern Lincoln Historical Society. The Mariners Quartet from Unity Presbyterian Church will perform and Tanner Howard will present The History of Denver: Part II.
Friday, August 2, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
My name is Lola! I have been at the shelter for a whole month and no one has been interested in adopting me.
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Weekend Events
It's August--and that means time for the Lincoln County Apple Queen Pageant this Saturday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center.  Here's info about some of the things happening in our area this weekend.
Thursday, August 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, August 1, 2019

N.C. Senior Tarheel Sue Jane Sides Coming, Aug. 5
Do you know what the members of the North Carolina Senior Tarheel Legislature do? They advocate for us. Senior Tarheel Sue Jane Sides will be at the Lincoln County Senior Center this Monday, Aug. 5, at 11 a.m.
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Top Girl Scout Cookie Sellers Recognized At Annual Event
Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont (GSCP2P) recently honored its top cookie sellers at the annual GEO (Girls Empowering Opportunity) ceremony held at Wet ’n Wild Emerald Pointe.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Melungeon Heritage Talk
Three siblings grew up hearing their grandmother suggest that the family had Cherokee ancestors. They have since discovered that they are members of a little-known ethnic group called Melungeons that developed in the Appalachian area of Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina and Virginia. The three will share their story at the Gastonia Main Public Library on Saturday, August 3 at 3 p.m.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Hoke SCV Camp Honors Ancestors, Educates About Dixie
Preserving the past and honoring one’s ancestors are mighty important things. And since 1896, that’s just what the Sons of Confederate Veterans organization has done. A heritage-based historical honor society, the SCV seeks to educate the public about the true history of the South and the War Between the States.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

SAVE THE DATE: ECA Fried Apple Pies August 12-16
The Lincoln County Extension and Community Association (ECA) will be selling fried apple pies August 12-16. Price for a fried pie is $3.00. Walk-ins will be welcome starting at 11 a.m. on Monday and then from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. 
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For August
Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday at five convenient locations. A hot, balanced lunch is served each day. 
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Carolina Blue In Concert August 9
For those of you who love bluegrass music this is BIG NEWS! St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will host Carolina Blue of Brevard, N.C. on Friday, August 9 at 6 p.m. in their Parish House at 315 N. Cedar St. in Lincolnton.
Sunday, July 28, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events This Week
Harry Potter, Healthy Living, Young Adult Writers, LEGO Movie, plus other surprises in store!
Sunday, July 28, 2019

Maiden Elementary Greets New Principal & Asst. Principal
Maiden Elementary School held a meet and greet (Sweet Treats With The Principal) on Thursday, July 25 to welcome their new principal and assistant principal.
Saturday, July 27, 2019

Amazing Turnout For Be A Hero Comic Con
Last Saturday’s “Be a Hero” Lincolnton Comic Con at Lincolnton High School went off without a hitch and brought out an amazing turnout to benefit Communities in Schools of Lincoln County.
Saturday, July 27, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs. 
Friday, July 26, 2019

Alive After Five
Perfect weather helped produce the largest crowd this year for Thursday's (July 25th) Alive After Five in downtown Lincolnton.
Friday, July 26, 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, July 26, 2019

Restored F-105 Thunderchief Unveiled At Aviation Museum
The Hickory Aviation Museum unveiled the newly restored Republic F-105 Thunderchief to a group of museum volunteers on Sunday, July 21. These volunteers, led by retired Navy Chief Mike Deacon, spent almost three years on the restoration project.
Thursday, July 25, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
My name is Pongo! I smile REALLY big and try to look REALLY nice for the people who walk past my kennel – I am hoping to find a loving family.
Thursday, July 25, 2019

Notice Of Public Hearings
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Planning Board will hold a joint meeting and public hearings on Monday, August 5, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. to consider different requests.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Workshop Gathers Public Input For EL Mobility Study
A workshop session Tuesday evening (July 23rd) offered the public a chance to add input to the East Lincoln Mobility Study currently underway.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events July 22-27
Grey Seal Puppets, Spiderman, Super Smash Bros. Tournament, Tech Me, Art For All Ages, Space Jam, plus other surprises in store!
Sunday, July 21, 2019

Mid-Year Pottery Market Completes Its 7th Year
There were all colors, shapes, and sizes of pottery as many local and well-known potters showed off their creativity and talent at the 7th Annual Mid-Year Pottery Market at the Lincoln Cultural Center July 12-13.
Sunday, July 21, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Sunday, July 21, 2019

Real to Reel Festival This Week in Kings Mountain
The 20th annual Real to Reel Film Festival returns to Kings Mountain this Wednesday through Saturday.
Sunday, July 21, 2019

Community Involvement Meeting August 1
At the East Lincoln Community Center in Denver For The Proposed Charter School And Child Center On N.C. 73 At Club Drive.
Saturday, July 20, 2019

No Swim Advisory Cancelled In Denver Area Of Blades Trail
As of July 19, 2019 at 12 p.m., the Lincoln County Health Department has approved Lincoln County Public Works cancelling a “No Swimming Advisory” for all residents in the area of 7755 Blades Trail, in Denver, NC.
Friday, July 19, 2019

Keith Turner Memorial Concert Series Tonight At LC YMCA
Everyone is welcome for an evening of friends, fun and faith with the Keith Turner Memorial Concert Series at the Lincoln County Family YMCA at 7 p.m. with bluegrass sensations Deeper Shade of Blue.
Friday, July 19, 2019

Weekend & Coming Events
It's less than a month now until school starts for the 2019-2020 year, but there's still time to enjoy some summer fun.  Here's a list of some of the events in our area this weekend and in the days ahead.
Friday, July 19, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Willow is a sweet girl who is currently in a foster home! Her foster parents would love for her to find her “furever” home.
Friday, July 19, 2019

Memory Bears And Pillows Workshop Is July 23
Ever want to remember someone by creating a cherished keepsake? Well, now you can. The Lincoln County Senior Center will have a memory bears and pillows workshop on July 23 but space is limited, so be sure to RSVP by calling the senior center at (704) 732-9053.
Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 2019

Voluntary Restrictions For County Water Users Requested
Lincoln County Public Works is experiencing significant water use in the eastern pressure zone. In order to maintain system pressure and adequate water supply, they are requesting voluntary restrictions for County water users.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Over 100 Vendors & Artists Coming To "Be A Hero" Comic Con
Chelsea Lowe, Rob Cochrane, GameSwap and First in Fright Paranormal are just a few of the vendors and artists who will be at the Comic Con this Saturday in Lincolnton. Tickets are $5 (free for children 12 and under) with proceeds benefitting Communities in Schools of Lincoln County. See you there! Costumes are Welcome!
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Summer Lunch Enrichment Program Continues Through July 26
The Boger City United Methodist Church’s Summer Program will continue through July 26 with some exciting free arts, crafts, educational and entertaining programs weekdays at 11 a.m. for children 18-years-old and younger. Magician Extraordinaire - Rick Ramseur will present a “Summer Magic Show” on Thursday, July 18.
Monday, July 15, 2019

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

Crisis Program Offers Help For Cooling
With temperatures in the 90s, it's not just uncomfortable--it can be dangerous.  The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services and local DSS offices are offering help for those in need.
Monday, July 15, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events July 15-20
Adult Writers, Galaxy Candles, Sci Fi Anime Bingo, Healthy Living, Movies, LEGO Build and Recycling, plus other surprises in store!
Sunday, July 14, 2019

Girl Scouts Have Bridging Ceremony
They’re shaping the future today. They’re the members of Girl Scout Troop No. 20740, sponsored by the First United Methodist Church of Lincolnton. And according to Joyce Ledford, their troop leader, these are some exemplary young ladies.
Friday, July 12, 2019

Community Service Day At Battleground Elementary July 13
Battleground Elementary School will have a day of service on July 13. There is much to be done all round the school, according to BES officials. Contact the school if you would like to help volunteer... Details are in this article!
Thursday, July 11, 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, July 11, 2019

Crouse VFD Community Building Fundraiser
Bar-B-Que Bologna Sandwich Combos for $5 will be available and include sandwich, chips, drink and dessert (you can purchase just the sandwich for $3).
Thursday, July 11, 2019

Little Miss Gastonia Pageant Queens Crowned For 2019
The 2019 Little Miss Gastonia Pageant was held on Sunday, June 9 at Stuart W. Cramer High School.  Twenty girls participated in the competition.
Monday, July 8, 2019

Kirk Herbertson Is New Toastmasters President
A toast to Kirk Herbertson! The noted Lincolnton photographer, a veteran of countless pictures contributed to the Lincoln Herald, recently became the president of the Lincolnton Chapter of Toastmasters, International.
Monday, July 8, 2019

Wastewater Spill In Denver
On Sunday July 7 at 7755 Blades Trail, Denver, N.C., a wastewater spill occurred due to an electrical malfunction at Pump Station #4. The Health Department recommends that all boaters, fishermen and swimmers avoid contact with the lake water in this area until further notification.
Monday, July 8, 2019

Crouse Celebrates July 4th
There were lots of golf carts, tractors, classic cars, floats, fire trucks and more decorated with patriotic themes making the 2019 parade the biggest yet in Crouse with 125+ entrants.
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Stanley Fourth Of July Celebration
The small town of Stanley in Gaston County held their celebration for Independence Day on Friday, July 5 at Harper Park.
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events July 8-13
Soap Bubbles Circus, StarLab, Adult Art: Moon Skyscape, Sky Full of Stars, Speed Date With a Sci-Fi Book, Healthy Living With Suzanne, Making Sidewalk Chalk and Young Writers…. Note: some events will be held at different locations other than the library.
Sunday, July 7, 2019

East Lincoln Historical Society Talks Classic Cars
If you're old enough to remember those days when one could easily identify different brands of cars because they weren't all the same--or if you are younger but interested in that bit of history, the East Lincoln Historical Society's Monday (July 8th) meeting is the place to be.
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Learn About Fire Ants At Patrick Beaver Memorial Library
Join Tom Dyson, Lincoln County Cooperative Extension Director, on Thursday, July 11 at 6 p.m. for a presentation about fire ants.  Learn about the history of this insect, how they became such a challenge, and how you can minimize their impact on your landscape.
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Maiden's 14th Annual Edith Pirkle July 4th Parade
All ages lined the streets from the Library on West Main Street in Maiden to the Cornerstone Church parking lot on East Main Street as the 14th Annual Edith Pirkle July 4th Parade got under way.
Saturday, July 6, 2019

Salem Industries Celebrates Independence Day
The traditional Independence Day celebration at Salem Industries was held Wednesday (July 3rd).  This year's event was sponsored by First Citizens Bank.
Saturday, July 6, 2019

...And Then It Rained
There were no bands; the WWII vets didn't make it; and  a lot of people who would have come to watch the parade (or in some cases had already arrived) decided they didn't like standing in the downpour.  There's no doubt that the weather was an important factor in Lincolnton's July 4th celebration.
Friday, July 5, 2019

Classic Car Talk With "The Car Guys" At EL Historical Meeting
Frank del Rossi and Paul Smyre have been judging Model A’s, Mustangs, Chargers, Studebakers Camaros, and other historic vehicles for years. Classic Car Talk with Frank and Paul “The Car Guys” will be the next program for the Eastern Lincoln Historical Society on Monday, July 8 at 6 p.m.
Friday, July 5, 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, July 4, 2019

Ready For the Fourth
Parades, fireworks--and maybe a thundershower will all be a part of this year's Independence Day celebration in our area.
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Independence Day Parades
Celebrations of America's birthday continue this week. Among them are several July 4th parades.  Unfortunately, the weather forecast says thunderstorms are quite possible.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Taylor Dill Joins Extension Service
The Cooperative Extension office in Lincolnton has a new Field Crops agent.  
Monday, July 1, 2019

Pancakes To End Polio
On Thursday July 18th, the Lincolnton Sunrise & Lincolnton Sunrise Satellite Rotary Clubs will be holding a Pancake Breakfast at Fatz Cafe, 1430 E. Main St. in Lincolnton.
Monday, July 1, 2019

Alive After Five
The second of Lincolnton's Alive After Five concerts for the summer of 2019 was held Thursday night (June 27th).
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Gastonia Student Named Art Contest Winner
Karina Jones, a rising senior at Gaston Christian School in Gastonia, has been named the winner of the 10th District Congressional Art Competition.
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events July 1-13
Check out the events happening the next two weeks at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. Note: some events will be held at different locations other than the library.
Sunday, June 30, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Eat, Drink & Be Local In Catawba County July 13-20
The 6th annual Eat, Drink and Be Local Festival of Catawba County will be held this year from July 13th-20th and will be offering several farm tours, cooking demonstrations, a beer making workshop, special dishes offered by local restaurants and of course the Local Farm Feast. 
Saturday, June 29, 2019

Students Receive Laptop Computers From Local Filmmaker & Radio Personality
Filmmaker and afternoon drive radio personality Tim Greene recently presented laptop computers to students at The Dream Academy and seven laptop computers to students at The NextGen Program to help them to be successful in school. 
Saturday, June 29, 2019

Swimming Advisory Cancelled In Westport Subdivision
At 3 p.m. on June 28 the Lincoln County Health Director cancelled the Swimming Advisory issued on June 26  for an unnamed cove in Lake Norman at 8025 Island View Court, Denver, NC, in the Westport Subdivision. This decision to cancel the Advisory is based on water sample testing conducted by Lincoln County Public Works.
Friday, June 28, 2019

Independence Day Celebrations
Events related to the Fourth of July holiday get underway this weekend. The good news is that no rain is expected for Saturday through Tuesday; there is a chance (30%) of scattered showers on Independence Day next Thursday. Here's a list of some of what's happening in our area.
Friday, June 28, 2019

GFD Announces Two New Promotions
The Gastonia Fire Department would like to announce the following promotions within the department.
Thursday, June 27, 2019

Newest Addition At The CAPC - A Beautiful Butterfly Garden!
The butterflies have arrived, and all who come into the CAPC are greeted by them. Now, the children who come into the center have a little something extra to welcome and comfort them as they come in for services.
Thursday, June 27, 2019

Swimming Advisory Issued In Westport Subdivision
The Lincoln County Health Director issued a Swimming Advisory at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2019 for a sewage spill at 8025 Island View Court, Denver, North Carolina, in the Westport Subdivision.
Wednesday, June 26, 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, June 26, 2019

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For July
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. A hot, balanced lunch is served each day.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Gives Back Program To Benefit Communities In Schools Of Lincoln County
Kendra Scott Gives Back program is hosting sips, sweets, and a jewelry shopping experience to benefit CIS of Lincoln County on Friday, June 28 from 6-8 p.m. at their store in the South Park Mall in Charlotte. Can't make it - there are other options, see details in this article.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Ray F. Sun To Visit Summer Lunch & Enrichment Program June 28
Ray F. Sun, the mascot for the NC Department of Public Instruction’s Child Nutrition Division, will visit Boger City UMC this Friday, June 28 to present a nutrition education activity for the children visiting the lunch program. 
Monday, June 24, 2019

Celebrating America's Birthday
Events related to the Fourth of July holiday get underway this week.  Here's a list of some of the ones happening this week and next in our area.
Monday, June 24, 2019

CC Library Previews 'Chasing the Moon' Series
As the nation commemorates the first moon landing 50 years ago, PBS is readying the release of its three-part American Experience series called Chasing the Moon. The Catawba County Library System will be offering a sneak peek of the documentary at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 27 at the Main Library in Newton.
Monday, June 24, 2019

Cardio Dance, Exercise Classes, More At Senior Center
Get up and dance! The center offers cardio dance on Mondays, 9-10 a.m. and an exercise class featuring low-intensity exercises from 10-11 a.m. The “Sassy Classy Seniors” low-impact exercise class meets on Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. then on Fridays another cardio dance class at 10 a.m.
Sunday, June 23, 2019

Community, PTO Service Day At Battleground Elementary
Battleground Elementary School will have a day of service on July 13. There is much to be done all round the school, according to BES officials. Contact the school if you would like to help volunteer... Details are in this article!
Sunday, June 23, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events June 24-29
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. Note: some events will be held at different locations other than the library.
Sunday, June 23, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Sunday, June 23, 2019

Clean-Up Continues
As Catawba County  continues to recover from recent flooding, Emergency Services Director Bryan Blanton responds to questions about next steps. 
Saturday, June 22, 2019

Kelby Costner: Joins Parmalee & Jeff Bates At DABA Denver Festival
Kelby Costner will be making his third straight appearance at the DABA Denver Fireworks & Music Spectacular next weekend (June 29th).
Friday, June 21, 2019

Area Events This Weekend Through July 4th
The Fourth of July, Independence Day, is only two weeks away.  Many events are planned to celebrate America's birthday--some of them before the Fourth.  Here's a list of some of what's happening in our area this weekend and through the 4th of July.
Friday, June 21, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Lotus is a sweet little girl that is available for adoption! She loves to snuggle, is very playful, and is waiting patiently for a new family.
Friday, June 21, 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, June 20, 2019

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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