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Safety Around Water Program
The Safety Around Water Program, put on hold last year because of the pandemic, has returned for the 2021-2022 school year.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For December
Participants will enjoy a variety of activities in December including holiday programs and craft classes. Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out.
Sunday, November 28, 2021

The Boston Tea Party & North Carolina's Response
You are likely familiar with the Boston Tea Party from your study of history in school, but do you know about North Carolina's follow-up to that event?  This is the 29th in our series of articles from the SAR & DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday, now less than five years away. 
Saturday, November 27, 2021

Let the Celebration Begin!
Thanksgiving has happened.  Small Business Saturday is underway (Nov. 27th).  Now the holiday events will come quickly--beginning with two parades this weekend, a couple of tree lightings, and more.
Saturday, November 27, 2021

It's a Holiday!
Government offices (and some others), banks, and some stores and restaurants are closed this Thursday for Thanksgiving.  
Thursday, November 25, 2021

Recycle That Oil
Deep frying your turkey?  Don't let your cooking oil become an environmental hazard.  Recycle!
Thursday, November 25, 2021

Lincoln County Gives Back In A Big Way For Thanksgiving!
In early November, the United Way of Lincoln County was made aware of several families in need of a Thanksgiving meal at Lincoln Charter School, and due to our continued partnership with Holy Cross Lutheran, we knew we could help connect the charter school families with the meals they needed.
Thursday, November 25, 2021

Ramsey & Willard Promoted in Schools Maintenance Dept.
The Lincoln County School Board approved Ted Ramsey as Maintenance Coordinator and David Willard as Maintenance Supervisor at a special meeting Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 23rd).
Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Community Involvement Meeting Nov. 30
A virtual community involvement meeting on the Zoom platform will be held on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at 6 p.m. to provide information about a proposal and to receive comments prior to a public hearing. 
Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Current NCWORKS Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Sunday, November 21, 2021

Parades & More
The first of the area's Christmas parades was held Friday evening in Hickory.  Coming up this week, the Maiden parade also goes nighttime this Saturday, and Lincolnton's parade happens Sunday.
Saturday, November 20, 2021

Thanksgiving as a National Holiday
This Thursday (Nov.  25th) is Thanksgiving.  It's an American holiday, but a similar holiday happens on the second Monday in October in Canada.  The history of Thanksgiving in the US is often debated: the first official national holiday was proclaimed by President Lincoln in 1863.  Some trace the tradition back to the Pilgrims celebration in 1621.  Others credit the day's origin to President Washington in 1789.
Saturday, November 20, 2021

Claire Stewart Earns Girl Scout Gold Award
This talented, young lady has just earned the Gold Award for her project to generate awareness of the Eastern box turtle.
Saturday, November 20, 2021

Women Educators Of Delta Sigma Introduced To Project 414
Dr. Cale Sain, Director of Career and Technical Education for Lincoln County Schools, was the guest speaker and shared information regarding myFutureNC and the district’s Project 414 initiative.
Friday, November 19, 2021

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Here's a look at some of the holiday events happening in our area this weekend and in the week ahead.
Friday, November 19, 2021

Vaccination Clinics
Lincoln Charter School  is joining with Atrium Health to offer vaccinations against the COVID virus to students.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

COVID Update

Gaston County Schools will join those in Lincoln & Cleveland counties operating under a 'masks optional' policy after Thanksgiving. Vaccinations against the COVID virus are now available for everyone 5 years old and older, and the fourth wave of the coronavirus appears to have ended.


Monday, November 15, 2021

Gaston County Becomes "Christmas County"!
You and yours won’t want to miss the upcoming festivals and events designed to celebrate Christmastide.
Monday, November 15, 2021

France's Role in the American Revolution
There are now and throughout history have been many who want America to isolate itself from world politics.  The truth is that the United States might never have come into existence without the influence and help of other countries.  This is the 28th in our continuing series of articles from the SAR & DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday, now less than five years away.
Saturday, November 13, 2021

Ho-ho-ho! 'Tis (almost) the Season!
We're not trying to rush things.  We know that it's not yet Thanksgiving--but Christmas events will be happening beginning next weekend.  
Saturday, November 13, 2021

Hesed House Holds Days of Hope Event Saturday
This Saturday (Nov. 13th) begins Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.
Saturday, November 13, 2021

Honor Loved Ones By "Lighting The Tree"
Over the past years, at Christmas, the Crouse United Methodist Church/CUMC Outreach Class has sponsored “Lighting the Tree” and 2021 will see the tradition continue.
Friday, November 12, 2021

Denver UMC Member Creates Veterans' Tribute
It’s a place of rest for the weary––a beautiful bench built to last, created in honor of the military veterans at Denver United Methodist by Alex Kresge a 17-year-old Girl Scout for her Gold Award. A dedication ceremony and luncheon will be held this Sunday at Denver UMC.
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Union School Salutes Vets
Union School held its annual salute to veterans Wednesday (Nov. 10th).
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Health Departments Offering COVID Shots for 5-11 Yr Olds
5 to 11 year olds are now being vaccinated against the COVID virus.  
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

REMINDER: Public Hearings Scheduled On Piedmont Lithium Mining Application
The Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources (DEMLR) will hold a public hearing on the Piedmont Lithium Carolinas mining permit application on November 15, 2021, from 6:30-9:30 p.m., followed by a virtual overflow hearing on November 18.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Wendy's Story
During Hospice and Palliative Care Month, Carolina Caring shares this sweet story about Wendy and her daughter Rebeca who have been helped by their Cardinal Kids Program.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021

WSGE Gets Generous Gift From Supporter
Gaston College radio station WSGE is benefitting from the extraordinary generosity of a longtime supporter.
Sunday, November 7, 2021

Veterans of the Revolution
This is the 27th in our continuing series of articles from the SAR & DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday, now less than five years away.  Thursday is Veterans Day, so we thought it appropriate that we remember America's first veterans, those who fought in our war for independence.
Saturday, November 6, 2021

Moonlit Movies At Patrick Beaver Memorial Library
On Thursday, November 18 at 6 p.m., in collaboration with the Hickory Community Theater’s production of Bugsy Malone, the Patrick Beaver Memorial Library will host an outdoor movie night showing the film. 
Friday, November 5, 2021

Fall Crawl Friday Night Downtown
Its predecessor was the Art Crawl that began in the late Winter and early Spring years ago.  The Fall Crawl happens this Friday evening in downtown Lincolnton.
Friday, November 5, 2021

Judah Christian Academy Fall Fest A Big Hit
Stanley Fire Department, Gensmer, Buchanan win chili cook-off
Thursday, November 4, 2021

Daylight Saving Time 2021 Ends Nov. 7
Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, November 7 and clocks will “fall back” to standard time.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Lousy Lanternflies Are Lurking Closer To Lincoln!
After working their way down from Pennsylvania, tree by tree, since coming in from China as egg cases on some cut stone (it is believed), the lanternflies have made it to Carroll County, Va., according to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.  That is just about 80 miles from Lincolnton, just north of Surry County, N.C.    Not good!
Monday, November 1, 2021

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For November
Participants will enjoy a variety of activities in November including cooking programs and craft classes. Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday at five convenient locations.
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Current NCWORKS Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jo
Sunday, October 31, 2021

The First Continental Congress
Very much like today's US Congress, the delegates to the First Continental Congress in 1774 had different opinions on the actions that should be taken; but they were all in agreement that they were dissatisfied with how the British government was treating the colonies.   This is the 26th in our continuing series of articles from the SAR & DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday, now less than five years away.
Saturday, October 30, 2021

Road Will Be Closed for Bridge Replacement
The Old Willis School Road which runs from the Dallas-Stanley Highway to Philadelphia Church Road will be closed at Hoyle Creek for replacement of the bridge beginning Tuesday (Nov. 2nd).  The work will take several months and the closure is expected to last until next summer.
Saturday, October 30, 2021

Carolina Caring House Calls Patient Featured On NPR Podcast
In a rural part of Lincolnton, sisters Mary Grace and Kim care for their 80-year-old mom, Brenda, who is homebound. Making a trip to the doctor’s office or clinic for routine care is not always possible for Brenda. That’s why Carolina Caring House Calls has been such a godsend for her and her daughters.
Saturday, October 30, 2021

Carolina Caring Offers Free Holiday Support Group
The holiday season can bring a jumble of emotions — especially for those who have recently experienced the death of a loved one. These strong feelings can be harder to manage than friends and family members may realize.
Friday, October 29, 2021

Six-Part Series Examines The Furniture Industry In Western NC
Join Catawba County Museum of History’s Historian in Residence Professor Richard Eller for the first in a six-part series about Western North Carolina furniture at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9 at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library.
Friday, October 29, 2021

Fatal Wreck in Hickory
A Hickory man died in a Wednesday evening traffic accident on NC 127.
Thursday, October 28, 2021

Traffic Advisory
It's a little out of our area, but anyone who will be traveling NC152 (which runs from Mooresville to China Grove) will be interested in knowing about a repaving project.  
Thursday, October 28, 2021

Painted Pumpkins Donated To A Place To Grow
The Lincoln County Tax Department had a team building exercise on Tuesday, October 26. Every team collaborated amongst each participant to paint the pumpkins. 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Winter Wildlife Fun For Families
During the cold-weather months, life slows down as both people and wildlife take shelter to stay warm. While some animals hide away and hibernate, others continue to roam, leaving signs of activity behind them.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

State Of The City/County
The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Small Business Council held a networking luncheon that was billed as a 'State of the City & County' program at the Citizens Center on Tuesday (Oct. 26th).
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Educational Activities For Young Explorers
Does it seem as if every time you turn around, your home has been taken apart by your little explorers?
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

13th Annual Spooktacular Event Oct. 30
Plan to attend one of the Partnership for Children of Lincoln /Gaston Counties finest events, the 13th Annual Spooktacular. This event will be held October, 30 at the WoodMill Winery in Vale from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Sunday, October 24, 2021

Current NCWORKS Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Sunday, October 24, 2021

Gruesome Revolutionary Prison Ships
Some of the American revolutionaries died in battle with British soldiers or loyalists.  Others were less fortunate; they were captured and imprisoned, often in inhumane conditions.  This is the 25th in our continuing series of articles from the SAR & DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday, now less than five years away.
Saturday, October 23, 2021

A New Book That's Fun & For a Good Cause
Tammy Wilson, whose column "A Fork in the Road" is a weekly feature on the Lincoln Herald website, has compiled another book of her enjoyable articles.  It's available now from Redhawk Publishing in Hickory, and Tammy will be doing a book signing next Saturday (Oct. 30th) at Catawba Farms Winery & Brewery in Newton.  
Friday, October 22, 2021

Sheriff Bill Beam Offers Tips For A Safe Halloween
The Sheriff reminds all Lincoln County residents to follow these safety tips.
Thursday, October 21, 2021

HCS Concert Sunday Under the Sails
The Hickory Choral Society invites everyone to their Fall Concert this Sunday (Oct. 24th) at 5 PM Under the Sails on Union Square in downtown Hickory. 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Repeat Performance
While there has been a sharp decline in the number of new cases of COVID-19, on the principle of 'safe is better than sorry,' last year's Drive-Thru Halloween  in downtown Lincolnton is being repeated this year.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Lincoln County Farm Fun
This is one of the best times of the year to get the family out of the house and on to a Lincoln County farm. Reconnecting to farming heritage is easy, IF you know where to go and how to get there.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

New Trees Planted at NLMS
The Denver Beautification Committee with support from the East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA) and a generous donation from the family of the late Dr. Paul Carter, completed a successful tree planting project at North North Lincoln Middle School, 1503 Amity Church Road last Tuesday (Oct. 12th).
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Three Local Girl Scouts Earn Gold Award
Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont is pleased to announce that three local scouts have earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Leaf Season
It's fall and that means it's Leaf Season. The free curbside leaf collection service for City of Lincolnton solid waste customers began Friday October 15th and will continue until February 15th.
Monday, October 18, 2021

Current NCWORKS Job Listings
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Sunday, October 17, 2021

Gain A New Understanding Of The Universe
NASA will be launching its most powerful space telescope yet, and the Catawba County Library System is inviting you to learn about it from one of the experts!
Sunday, October 17, 2021

Walk To End Alzheimer's Raises More Than $65,000
Hundreds of supporters joined the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Gaston / Cleveland / Lincoln and Walked From Home across the Gastonia, Lincolnton and Shelby area on Oct. 9 to help fight to end Alzheimer’s disease.
Sunday, October 17, 2021

Spain's Role in the American Revolutionary War
Most are familiar with the American revolutionaries having received help from France during our war for independence, but Spain also played a part.  That's the subject of this week's 24th in our continuing series of articles from the SAR & DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday, now less than five years away.
Saturday, October 16, 2021

No Apple Festival, But Plenty Happening
The Apple Festival got canceled, but there's still plenty to do this weekend.  Here's a look at some of what's happening in our area.
Friday, October 15, 2021

Amy's Closet Benefit For Domestic Violence
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And with that in mind, Amy’s Closet is holding a benefit fundraiser, thanks to some important help from Anna’s Sweet Treats. The fundraiser is Oct. 15 (tomorrow), 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at the Amy’s Closet Boutique in Lincolnton.
Thursday, October 14, 2021

Rabies Vaccination Clinic
Gaston County will be holding a rabies vaccination clinic at the Gaston County Health Dept. on W. Hudson Blvd. in Gastonia this Saturday.  The vaccinations are free while 200 doses last--so it's best to get there early.  The clinic is for Gaston County residents only.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Gann Named Exceptional Children Educator of Excellence
Catherine (Cathi) Gann, Exceptional Children’s Teacher at Lincolnton Middle School, has received the 2021 Exceptional Children Educator of Excellence Award.
Monday, October 11, 2021

No Festival This Year, But Plenty Happening
The Lincoln County Apple Festival, which would have been Saturday (Oct. 16th) was canceled because of concerns about the coronavirus--but there are many smaller events that will be happening.
Monday, October 11, 2021

They're Already Talking About Christmas
Lincolnton will have a Christmas Parade but no Tree Lighting ceremony or Apple Drop event on New Year's Eve--but other area towns and communities are planning to go ahead with their holiday events.
Monday, October 11, 2021

Current NCWORKS Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Sunday, October 10, 2021

Cultural Center Will Hold Special Event Saturday
The Apple Festival, which has drawn crowds in excess of 25,000, won't be held this year.  But on Saturday (Oct. 16th), which would have been Apple Festival Day, many businesses are holding their own special events--and the Lincoln Cultural Center will have a variety of things to see, do, and buy.
Sunday, October 10, 2021

Eustace vs Blair

October is best known for Oktoberfest and Halloween, but there’s a great deal more to the tenth month than drinking yourself silly and ogling the candy held by little kids in costume. October is also a month chocked full of historically connected events involving Congress and the founding of our country.


Saturday, October 9, 2021

Local Honey Rated Best
The Little Beekeeper, a Lincoln County family business, recently won first place in the Honey & Preserves category of the NC Specialty Foods Assocation's 2021 product competition.
Friday, October 8, 2021

Traffic Advisory

 Starting this weekend, the section of North Pilot Knob Road between Hagers Ferry Road and NC16-business will be closed. That section of the road will remain closed during the realignment of the intersection, which is anticipated to be completed by mid-2022.


Thursday, October 7, 2021

ECA Fried Apple Pies For Sale During October
Price for a fried pie is $3.00. Place your order on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday of the week and pick-up your order on Thursday or Friday during the whole month of October.
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Happy Birthday Freda!
Happy Birthday Freda!
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Catawba Riversweep Lake Norman Cleanup
The Catawba Riversweep for 2021 was held Saturday (Oct. 2nd).   Volunteers removed tons of trash from the river from Lake James to Lake Wateree.  Keep Lincoln County Beautiful worked on cleaning up part of Lake Norman and Beatty's Ford Park.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Kelly Withrow Named Principal of the Year
Kelly Withrow, Principal at G.E. Massey Elementary School, has been named Lincoln County Schools Principal of the Year.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Facebook Is Down
By the time you read this article, the problem may be fixed; but as of shortly before noon on Monday (Oct. 4th), Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Instagram and the What's App website were all down.  [UPDATE: the down time was almost six hours, but it was back up and running by 6 PM.]
Monday, October 4, 2021

Now Taking MLK Unity Award Nominations
Nominations are now being sought for the 2022 Rev. Martin Luther King Unity Awards. The Gaston Clergy and Citizens Coalition, an arm of Gaston Together, will present the awards Jan. 17, co-inciding with King Day.
Monday, October 4, 2021

Traffic Update
NCDOT has announced a traffic shift on NC16 in Catawba County that will begin this weekend.  
Monday, October 4, 2021

Stanley Holds Country Fest
Stanley held its annual Country Fest Saturday.
Sunday, October 3, 2021

John Barber
This is the 22nd in our series of articles from the SAR & DAR about local patriots, events, and other historical information being presented as we prepare for America's 250th birthday, now less than five years away. .
Sunday, October 3, 2021

Time To Evaluate Your Medicare Plan
Are Medicare costs hard for you to swallow? Then let the Lincoln County Senior Center and the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (or SHIIP) help you out. Open enrollment period for Medicare starts Oct. 15. It runs through Dec. 7. The changes will take effect Jan. 1, so get ready now.
Friday, October 1, 2021

Paint The Pumpkin Purple At Senior Center!
The Lincoln County Senior Center is inviting you to help in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Reserve your spot for the pumpkin-painting event today by calling the senior center at (704) 732-9053.
Friday, October 1, 2021

Tim Greene Earns Presidential Award
Tim Greene is well known for giving back to others and for his many humanitarian efforts. And in recognition of his long years of work in helping folks in local communities, Greene, a disc jockey for Gaston College FM radio station WSGE 91.7, recently received the Presidential Gold Service Award and Distinguished Humanitarian Award for more than 400 hours of service to local communities and to others across America.
Thursday, September 30, 2021

LCCF Grants Record-Breaking $33,595 To Assist Children, Families & More
The Lincoln County Community Foundation recently awarded a record-breaking $33,595 in grants to 13 local projects – the largest annual grantmaking in the LCCF’s history. The grants will support programs that address a wide range of community needs across Lincoln County.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Walk to End Alzheimer's Oct. 9th
Because of concerns over the spread of the delta variant, the Alzheimer's Association is shifting its Walk to End Alzheimer's from a gathering in downtown Gastonia to a Walk from Home event.  
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Suspicious Package Causes Anxious Afternoon
You could say it was 'much ado about nothing.'  But police, the fire dept. and EMS didn't know it wasn't a legitimate cause for concern until they checked it out.  A suspicious package at the Lincolnton Post Office cause a street closure and some anxious moments Tuesday afternoon.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Turbyfill On The Way To Finishing Her Girl Scout Gold Award
Are you familiar with the Girl Scout Gold Award? The Gold Award is the final and most honorable project for a Girl Scout to complete their journey.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Riversweep Is Saturday
This Saturday (Oct. 2nd) is the day for the Catawba Riversweep, and Keep Lincoln County Beautiful is planning on doing its part on Lake Norman and at Beatty's Ford Park.  Volunteers are needed to help with the cleanup.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

"This Is Not Your Grandma's Library"
Many students learn as much in the library as in the classroom.   Thanks to modern technology, they can access much of what the library offers right at home.  This month, Lincoln County Schools wants to emphasize the importance of using the library for learning.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Concert Sunday at Cultural Center
The Lincoln County Community Concert Association will present its first concert for the 2021-2022 season this Sunday (Oct. 3rd) at the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Monday, September 27, 2021

New Website Page Launched For Court Square Project
Lincoln County, in collaboration with the City of Lincolnton, has launched a new website page to keep citizens updated on plans for the Historic Courthouse in Downtown Lincolnton, N.C.
Sunday, September 26, 2021

Current NCWORKS Job Listings
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Sunday, September 26, 2021

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For October
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. 
Sunday, September 26, 2021

Assisted Living Week In The Spotlight
Special events and themed socials were on tap at Heath House aimed at recognizing the hard work and dedication of caregivers in assisted living communities and highlighting the importance of family and remaining connected to loved ones.
Saturday, September 25, 2021

Daniel Pinckney McKissick
This is the 21st in our series of articles from the SAR & DAR about local patriots, events, and other historical information being presented as we prepare for America's 250th birthday, now less than five years away. .
Saturday, September 25, 2021

Notice Of Public Hearings
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Planning Board will hold a joint meeting and public hearings on Monday, October 4, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Administration Building.
Friday, September 24, 2021

Notice Of 2021 UWLC Annual Meeting
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 2021 United Way of Lincoln County Annual Meeting will be held by invitation only on Thursday, October 21, 2021, to limit the chance of viral spread. 
Friday, September 24, 2021

Delta Sigma Holds Fall Meeting
The members of the Delta Sigma Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Monday, September 20. After a period of fellowship, President Kennan Eaddy welcomed the group to the Ceremony of Remembrance for Rebecca (Becky) Collins Burke (1940-2020).
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Carolina Caring Awarded $50,000 Grant To Help Children In Need
Thanks to a generous $50,000 grant from The JEM Project, Carolina Caring's Cardinal Kids program will expand into four additional counties and provide its invaluable community-based support to hundreds more families in need.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Farm Jam 2021 Sept. 24th
What could be better than great times in the great outdoors, on a farm, listening to great music with friends a family, for FREE! The “Farm Jam 2021” concert is all about fun-on-the-farm, farmer appreciation, and farmland preservation, and it is meant for YOU.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Union Elementary Named Blue Ribbon School
Union Elemenary School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2021.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Cruisin' for a Cause
The 10th annual Cruisin' for a Cause happened Saturday night (Sept. 18th) in downtown Lincolnton.
Sunday, September 19, 2021

Sarah Grembecki Earns Girl Scouts' Highest Honor
Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont is pleased to announce that Sarah Grembecki of Denver has earned her Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting.
Friday, September 17, 2021

Constitution Week
This is the 20th in our series of articles from the SAR & DAR about local patriots, events, and other historical information being presented as we prepare for America's 250th birthday, now less than five years away. This Friday (September 17th) is Constitution Day and the beginng of Constitution Week.
Friday, September 17, 2021

Clear The Shelters
Is it time to find your #nextbestfriend?  The Clear the Shelters event is happening at area animal shelters.
Friday, September 17, 2021

What's Happening!
Here's information on some of the things happening this weekend in our area.
Friday, September 17, 2021

Summer's Last Hurrah--Almost
It was the last Alive After Five concert of 2021, and after a gloomy day with lots of periods of light rain, it wasn't certain it would happen--but it did, and those who attended got a chance to say goodbye to Summer enjoying the music of the Cat5 Band.
Friday, September 17, 2021

Lincoln County School Board Reverses Mandatory Mask Policy
This is the official Lincoln County Schools press release on the Tuesday night (Sept. 14th) decision.  One Lincoln Herald note:  the 4-3 vote was: voting 'yes'--Heather Rhyne, who made the motion, Mark Mullen, Christina Sutton, Tony Jenkins; voting 'no'--Joan Avery, Myra Heavner, Todd Wulfhorst.
Friday, September 17, 2021

Cruisin' For A Cause Happens Saturday
STREET CLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENT:  This Saturday from 5 - 10 PM, Main Street from Laurel to the Courtsquare and the square itself will be closed to regular traffic.  The annual Cruisin' for a Cause happens Saturday night--raising money for two worthwhile local causes while bringing back memories for many.
Thursday, September 16, 2021

Carolina Caring's Foundation Blessing Of The Animals Sept. 26
The Carolina Caring Foundation invites the community to bring their pets for its first-ever Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Sept. 26 at 3 p.m. Participants can also watch the event online via Facebook Live. 
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Alive After Five Thursday
Fall begins next Wednesday (Sept. 22nd) which makes this Thursday's Alive After Five concert in downtown Lincolnton a great way to say goodbye to Summer.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Pumpkin Patch Arrives Sept. 25
From September 25 throughout October, Boger City United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch hours will be Monday-Friday from 12 p.m. until 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

"Stampede For Student Success," Oct. 2
The event is presented by the Gaston College Foundation. Proceeds from participant entrance fees, donations and sponsorships will go toward the Gaston College Fund, which ensures immediate funding to meet critical campus needs and help students in a variety of ways.
Sunday, September 12, 2021

Current NCWORKS Job Listings
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Sunday, September 12, 2021

Joseph Dickson
This is the 19th in our series of articles from the SAR & DAR about local patriots, events, and other historical information being presented as we prepare for America's 250th birthday, now less than five years away.
Saturday, September 11, 2021

Weekend Events
Here's a look at some of the things happening in our area this weekend.
Thursday, September 9, 2021

Public Comment Period Opens on Proposed Lithium Mine
The NC Dept. of Environmental Quality has opened a  public comment period on Piedmont Lithium application to operate a lithium mine near Cherryville.  
Monday, September 6, 2021

Current NCWORKS Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Monday, September 6, 2021

The Rise of the Iron Industry in Lincoln County
This is the 18th in our series of articles from the SAR & DAR about local patriots, events, and other historical information being presented as we prepare for America's 250th birthday, now less than five years away.
Sunday, September 5, 2021

Notice Of Public Hearing For September 13
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Planning Board will hold a joint meeting and public hearings on Monday, September 13, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. to consider several matters.
Friday, September 3, 2021

Phyllis Davis Brown Earns Patriot Boss Award
Gaston College Upward Bound Director Phyllis Davis Brown recently earned the Patriot Boss Award. She was nominated by U.S. Navy reservist Cody Taylor in recognition of her efforts as a patriotic employer.
Thursday, September 2, 2021

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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