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LCAS Pet Of The Week
Are you looking for a unique animal to adopt? Allister is the cat for you – check out his eyes!
Friday, May 24, 2019

Happening This Weekend
It's Memorial Day weekend, and many will be heading out of town--some to the beaches for their first beach trip of the year, others to the mountains to cool off.  If you're staying home this weekend, here's a list of some of the things happening in our area.
Thursday, May 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, May 23, 2019

Special Olympics Young Athletes Day
On Friday, May 19 the preschool community in Lincoln County participated in a special event called Young Athletes. Special Olympics Young Athletes is an early childhood sports and educational play program for children aged 2-to-7 years old, with and without intellectual disabilities.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Lincoln County Special Olympics Spring Games
More than 250 athletes took part in the annual Lincoln County Special Olympics Spring Games Friday, May 3 at the Lincolnton High School football stadium.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

What's Been Happening April 30 - May 18
Our friend Kirk Herbertson likes to take pictures and he has been out and about Lincolnton during the past few weeks and shared some of his photos with the Lincoln Herald. Here are some of the events you might have missed.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Notice Of Public Hearings
At their June 3rd meeting, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and County Planning Board will hold public hearings on several requests.  The joint meeting will precede the Commissioners' regular business, which will include the public hearing on the proposed fiscal 2020 budget.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Zoning Requests Considered By Commissioners
Lincoln County Commissioners turned down one rezoning request, tabled another and approved the rest of requests for rezoning and conditional use permits at their Monday night meeting (May 20th).
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

CaroMont Announces Expansion Plans Including New Belmont Hospital
CaroMont Health, which operates CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia and other medical facilities in Gaston and Lincoln counties, announced plans last week for a new hospital in Belmont.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

One Magic Kiss: Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs
The Drama Club at Lincoln Charter School recently performed “One Magic Kiss: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” at the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Girl Scout Troop 1893 Visits Bahamas During Spring Break
Girl Scout Troop 1893 from Denver, N.C. spent their spring break bridging the gap between two communities an ocean apart fulfilling the dream they had created years prior.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Would You Consider Becoming A Partner In FAM?
Did you know that there are over 115 children who are in the custody of the Lincoln County Department of Social Services due to abuse or neglect?  Over the past 3 years, this number has increased by 30%.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Alzheimer's & Dementia Related Workshops
Now is the time to register for two Alzheimer’s and Dementia workshops coming up in June and July. Both sessions are free and open to the public. Space is limited. 
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Relay For Life Celebrates 25 Years
The Lincolnton Relay for Life celebrated its 25th anniversay Saturday night--this time joined by the East Lincoln Relay in a single event for Lincoln County.
Monday, May 20, 2019

Montcross Area Chamber To Hold Business Buzz Breakfast With Mayors
The Montrcoss Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business Buzz breakfast next Thursday (May 30th) with the mayors from the six cities and towns in the Montcross Area of eastern Gaston County and the mayor of Gastonia.
Monday, May 20, 2019

Save The Date: Ramsour's Mill Battle Weekend June 8-9
Coming up in June – the Lincoln County Historical Association will present history in the making on Saturday, June 8 and Sunday June 9 for the Ramsour’s Battle Weekend.
Monday, May 20, 2019

ELHS Hands Of Hope Helps Ronald McDonald House
Their hearts are full of love, and their hands, full of hope. They’re the members of the East Lincoln High School Hands of Hope group. And according to Nancy Crates, those involved are making a real difference with the Ronald McDonald House.
Monday, May 20, 2019

Smart Cooking With Cooperative Extension Classes
Interested in preparing simple, healthy and delicious food for you and your family? Interested in eating the Mediterranean way but you’re not quite sure where to start? Then these two classes with the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension will start you on your way!
Monday, May 20, 2019

Newton-Conover Rotary Club 70th Anniversary Celebrated
The Rotary Club of Newton-Conover was chartered in 1949 and is celebrating 70 years of service and support to the area.  In recognition of the momentous occasion, the Club held a 70th Anniversary Celebration and Rotary Night Dinner to celebrate past accomplishments and honor special Rotarians.
Sunday, May 19, 2019

Megan M. Mitchem Is Named A 2019 Goldwater Scholar
Mitchem was selected from a group of 1,223 natural science, engineering and mathematics students who were nominated by 443 academic institutions to compete for the scholarship. She is one of only two community college students out of the group of 496 students recognized as 2019 Goldwater Scholars.
Sunday, May 19, 2019

Colonial Dames Mark 20th Anniversary
Tammy Wilson of Newton was installed as president of the Catawba Valley Chapter, National Society Colonial Dames 17th Century recently during a tea marking the chapter’s 20th anniversary. She succeeds immediate past president Melanie Campbell Ford of Charlotte, formerly of Newton.
Sunday, May 19, 2019

Wright Earns Degree Through Tenacity & Determination
Heather Wright graduated with an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education from Gaston College on May 10. On April 22, she won the Early Childhood Education program’s GRIT award for her ability to overcome obstacles in her life.
Saturday, May 18, 2019

Gaston College Cosmetology Instructor Earns Her AAS Degree
Among the students who graduated on May 10 from Gaston College with an Associate Degree is Hazeline Dye, who was the first instructor in the College’s Cosmetology program when it began in 2006.
Friday, May 17, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Attention all Beagle lovers, meet Bella! She is around 2-years-old and is currently looking for her ‘furever’ home.
Thursday, May 16, 2019

Weekend Events
What's happening this weekend in our area?  Here's a list of some of the events scheduled for May 17-19.
Thursday, May 16, 2019

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
Tri-County Animal Rescue will be hosting a HUGE adoption event this weekend at PetSmart in Gastonia.  We will be available with dogs and cats Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Please come out and Adopt…don’t buy!
Thursday, May 16, 2019

Letters From The Trenches: Dear Kit, Coming May 18
Charlotte’s Hardin Minor is perhaps best known locally as a mime and for comedic, whimsical work. But on May 18 he’ll be turning serious as he portrays his own grandfather, Capt. Nathaniel Hardin Massie (1897-1967), in a one-man show about one man’s experience in World War I.
Thursday, May 16, 2019

School Board May Meeting
One of the items approved by the Lincoln County Board of Education at its meeting this week was a contract for security cameras for buses.
Thursday, May 16, 2019

Troop 10441 Girl Scouts Make Donation To CAPC
Girl Scouts from Conover troop 10441 recently made a contribution of blankets and stuffed animals to the Children's Advocacy and Protection Center of Catawba County.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Music In The Park Saturday
The first of this year's Music in the Park events at Rescue Squad Park in Denver happens this Saturday (May 18th).
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Grants Available For Lincoln County Nonprofits
Lincoln County Community Foundation Now Accepting Applications
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Withers New Chief In Stanley
Stanley has a new fire chief.  Eric Withers, who was chosen for the position early last month, has taken the oath of office and is now the new chief.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

D-Xperience Afterschool Care & Summer Camps Opens May 17
It will specialize in afterschool care and hands-on, science-related summer camps for children from all walks of life. 
Monday, May 13, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Monday, May 13, 2019

NCDOT Proposes Additional Lane On US29/74 In Gastonia
The Dept. of Transportation has announced plans to add an additional eastbound lane to US29/74 (Franklin Blvd.) in Gastonia for just over a mile eastward from Cox Road.
Monday, May 13, 2019

Traffic Advisory
Drivers on US 74 in western Gaston County may experience a short detour this week.
Sunday, May 12, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events May 13-18
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. Game Night for all ages, local author talk, Lego Night, paper marbling and more!
Sunday, May 12, 2019

Photo Contest Winners Celebrate Catawba County
A student, a young mother, and two local photographers walked away with top honors in the Catawba County Library’s ‘My Catawba County’ photography contest on Thursday evening.
Sunday, May 12, 2019

East Lincoln Community Center Has Senior Programs
If you’re a senior, or you have loved ones who are, you’ll want to know about these presentations.
Sunday, May 12, 2019

Law Enforcement Memorial Service May 17 In Hickory
A Memorial Service honoring law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, May 17 at Catawba Memorial Park, in Hickory, NC. A wreath laying ceremony, playing of bagpipes and Taps, and an honor guard firing a 21-gun salute will be included in the program.
Sunday, May 12, 2019

Lake Norman Cleanup Postponed One Week
The Lake Norman Cleanup that had been scheduled for this Saturday as a part of the Great American Cleanup has been postponed until NEXT Saturday (May 18th).
Friday, May 10, 2019

SafeKids Celebrates Bike To School Day In Maiden
SafeKids Catawba County joined with Maiden Police Officers and Maiden Elementary School to celebrate Bike to School Day at the Maiden Recreation Center on May 8, 2019.
Friday, May 10, 2019

Happy Kids & Lots Of Water Games At Lowder Field Day
With a little advance planning, field day can be as special and as much fun as each school plans to make it, along with the help of some great sponsors.
Thursday, May 9, 2019

This Weekend
It's Mother's Day weekend, so there are fewer events happening than some other weekends, but there's still plenty to do and see in our area.  Here's a list of some of what's happening.
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Superhero Run To Support Meals On Wheels
Catawba County Senior Nutrition Services is holding its inaugural Superhero Run this Saturday (May 11th) at Conover Park.
Thursday, May 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, May 9, 2019

Do You Want To Control Weeds?
Check out our website for the newsletter which gives more details on each subject listed in this article. The Website is: Lincoln.ces.ncsu.edu . Find the May 2019 newsletter to see all the details. All are welcome to attend meetings and learn more on Weed Management.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

National Nurses Week
This is National Nurses Week, a time to salute those men and women who have chosen nursing as a career.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Cronos is a 13-week-old kitten that is looking for his “furever” home! He came in with two sisters, that have been adopted already – he is the last left from the litter.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Scouts From Troop 75 Walk In The Steps Of Patriots
The members of Boy Scout Troop 75 are learning a lot about patriotism. Based out of and sponsored by the First United Methodist Church of Lincolnton, Troop 75 recently visited the Citadel and the famed USS Yorktown, both in Charleston.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Samantha Grembecki Earns Girl Scouts' Highest Honor
Grembecki, daughter of Michael and Cindi Grembecki and a member of Girl Scout Troop 20160, organized an educational blood drive in her community to teach people about the need for blood and how giving blood benefits so many people in different ways.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Much Happening At Lincoln County Senior Center
As always, there’s a lot going on at the Lincoln County Senior Center. Construction continues on the new senior center and a second building meeting is planned to update everyone on the progress, Older American Celebration is May 31 and don't forget the Bluegrass Jam every Tuesday.
Monday, May 6, 2019

Relay For Life May 18th
The 2019 Relay for Life events for Lincolnton and East Lincoln are now only a little over a week away.
Monday, May 6, 2019

Students Captivate Audience With The Lion King KIDS
The students at Rock Springs Elementary captivated the imagination of their audience last week as they presented Disney’s The Lion King KIDS. The African savannah came to life with the familiar characters from the movie.
Sunday, May 5, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events May 6-11
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, May 5, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Sunday, May 5, 2019

Learn The Ins And Outs Of Composting May 29
Ever wondered how to start composting? Register for this year’s Compost Day Celebration, which will be held May 29 from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the community garden at the Catawba County Main Library in Newton.
Friday, May 3, 2019

Publix Provides Little Library For LC Health Department
Publix of Denver has donated a Little Library that is now loaded with books and ready for readers at the Lincoln County Health Department located at 200 Gamble Drive in Lincolnton.
Friday, May 3, 2019

Lincoln County Volunteers Receive National Girl Scout Awards
Each year, Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont (GSCP2P) honors their exceptional volunteers during the organization’s Annual Meeting. Seven volunteers from Lincoln County were recently honored.
Thursday, May 2, 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, May 2, 2019

This Weekend
This first weekend of May is filled with area events.  Among them are Lincolnton's Food, Wine & Brew Fest downtown 11 - 5 Saturday and the Price Is Right for Fighting Child Abuse Saturday night, plus a concert by Orquestra Mayor Sunday at 3 PM, both at the Citizens Center .  Here's  a list of some of the other events scheduled for this weekend.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Deeta is a sweet senior that is looking for a home where she can lounge around.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Library Employee Crafts Model Of Historic Church
She’s created scale models of Old St. Paul’s Church, the Bunker Hill Covered Bridge, the Catawba Toll Bridge, and the Matthias Barringer home (former site of the Catawba County Library). Now, she’s added Grace Union Church to her collection of handmade architectural replicas.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Reserve These Dates For Food Preservation Classes
Join us for a series on the various methods of preserving food. We'll be covering water-bath canning, pressure canning, fermentation, and dehydration. Each session will have a hands-on portion where you will get to practice preserving food safely.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Walk To End Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's is a terrible disease.  It robs victims of their minds and their bodies as it progresses--and at this point, there is no cure.  The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's through research & to provide and enhance care and support for all affected.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

"The Price Is Right for Fighting Child Abuse," May 4
Come on down! Yes, it’s time once again for “The Price Is Right for Fighting Child Abuse,” coming up May 4 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in uptown Lincolnton. Doors open at 5 p.m., with food available for purchase, and the game show follows at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 each and available at the door.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Wilson Next Presenter At First Friday With A Local Author
First Friday with a Local Author program will feature author Tamra Wilson on May 3 at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library.  Wilson will share her past experiences on becoming a successful writer.  Her works have been published in various well-known publications and she writes columns for the Lincoln Herald.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Burgess Named Children's Protection Award Winner
Darlene Burgess was honored for her efforts on behalf of children by the Catawba County Children's Advocacy & Protection Center at an event held earlier this month.
Monday, April 29, 2019

Child Abuse Prevention
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, held each year to encourage communities to do more to prevent child abuse in every form.
Monday, April 29, 2019

ELBA Hosting Tuesday Meeting
First responders are leaving Lincoln County for better pay, traffic problems are more than a headache for commuters--they may be a life or death problem for emergency responders...these are a couple of the items that will be discussed at a Tuesday meeting sponsored by the East Lincoln Betterment Association.
Monday, April 29, 2019

Community Meeting - Proposed Contractors' Offices On NC-16 Business
A community involvement meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the Denver Fire Department at 3956 N. NC 16 Business Hwy., Denver, N.C., to provide information about the proposal and to receive comments prior to a public hearing.
Monday, April 29, 2019

Happening This Week
A busy week is ahead for our area.  Here's a list of some of the events that are planned.
Sunday, April 28, 2019

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For May
Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in May, including Mother’s Day celebrations and cooking classes. Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Monday through Thursday at five convenient locations.
Sunday, April 28, 2019

Karmoney McClain--Representing NC & Lincoln County
Lincolnton High School senior Karmoney McClain spent Friday dodging raindrops while at the Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Friday, April 26, 2019

"Groundbreaking" Held For West Lincoln Library
A "groundbreaking" ceremony was held Thursday (April 25th) for the new West Lincoln branch of the Lincoln County Library.  It was, of course, purely ceremonial; the library construction is well underway.
Friday, April 26, 2019

Winners Named In Miss Cherry Blossom Festival Pageant
Seventeen girls participated in the 2019 Miss Cherry Blossom Festival Pageant, which was held on Friday evening, April 12 at the Cherryville Community Building.
Friday, April 26, 2019

Area Towns Receive Main Street Accreditation
Cherryville, Shelby, Hickory and Belmont are among 46 North Carolina towns accredited for 2019 in the Main Street America program.
Friday, April 26, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
This is Bexley and we have been trying really hard to find him his “furever” home. Bexley has been with us for over two months with no one showing any interest in adopting him.
Thursday, April 25, 2019

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart. 
Thursday, April 25, 2019

Sheriff's Office Preparing For August National Night Out
It’s still more than three months away but the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has begun preparation for the National Night Out on August 6, 2019 – neighborhoods are encouraged to participate.
Thursday, April 25, 2019

VT LeeBoy Gives Gift To Lincoln County Non-Profits
VT LeeBoy continued its tradition of service to the community with an Easter project to help Hesed House and the Lincoln County Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Group Respite Meeting At Senior Center, April 30
Are you caring for an elderly parent or loved one? Nearly one in four caregivers spends more than 40 hours a week caring for those who can’t take care of themselves. And if you’re one of those folks, you can surely use a bit of respite.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Area Events
Here's a list of some of the events happening in our area over the rest of this week and next.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Learn Tips For Better Outdoor Photography
The Catawba County Library will host Clayton Joe Young, CVCC photographic technology director, for a hands-on workshop to help people improve their skills in capturing landscapes and other elements of nature. It takes place at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 25 at the Main Library in Newton.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Earth Day--And Beyond
Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22nd each year since 1970.  The focus of the observance varies from year to year.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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

Stanley Egg 'Hunt' Becomes Drive-Thru Event
A little rainy weather wasn't about to spoil the fun in Stanley, where the Easter Egg Hunt at Harper Park became a 'drive-thru' event.
Sunday, April 21, 2019

Hunting Eggs In The Rain
The 72nd annual Lincolnton Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday at Betty Ross Park on S. Madison St.



Sunday, April 21, 2019

Community Meeting May 2
A community involvement meeting will be held on Thursday, May 2 at 7 p.m. at the East Lincoln Community Center in Denver to provide information about the proposal and to receive comments prior to a public hearing for a Proposed Self-Storage Facility on Little Fork Cove Road.
Sunday, April 21, 2019

Girl Scouting Thrives At Crouse United Methodist
Girl Scouting takes good girls and makes them even better. The century-old program has long helped to mold tomorrow’s women. And that’s just what is happening at Crouse United Methodist Church, according to Girl Scout Leader Roxie Cogdill of Troop No. 02257 and the church’s pastor, Rev. Jim Sanders.
Saturday, April 20, 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, April 19, 2019

Weekend Events
It's Easter weekend--and most of the events happening in our area are Easter-related.
Friday, April 19, 2019

Breakfast Fundraiser For Odyssey NV Team
The NV team from Odyssey Cheer & Tumble will hold a Pancake Breakfast this Saturday morning 7:30 - 10:30 at Fatz Cafe on E. Main St.  They're raising money for a trip to Disney World next month for an international competition.
Friday, April 19, 2019

Fashion Show Raises Money To Support Local Education
The Delta Sigma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international society of key women educators, held their annual fashion show and brunch on April 13 at First United Methodist Church in Lincolnton. The annual show helps fund Delta Sigma scholarships for future and current educators along with a beginning teacher support project.
Thursday, April 18, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
This sweet little girl is named Q-Tip. Can you guess why? She has a white tip on her tail!
Thursday, April 18, 2019

Catawba County Honors Employees With 25 Or More Years Of Service
The celebration, which included current employees and retirees, recognized 22 individuals who reached the 25-year service mark with Catawba County in the past year.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

New Recycling Program Begins In June
The city of Lincolnton will roll out a new recycling program in June.  Residents are urged to sign up now to participate.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

May 6th Public Hearings
The schedule of public hearings for May has been released by the Lincoln County Planning and Zoning Department.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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

Lincoln County Library Events April 15-18
Kids Art Class, Easter Maker’s Club, Dementia Program, Lego Build, Game Nights, Escape Room and More! All branches will be closed on Friday, April 19 for Good Friday and on Saturday, April 20 for Easter.
Saturday, April 13, 2019

Enter to win 'My Catawba County' Photo Contest
All photographers, both amateur and professional, are invited to submit their best photo to the Catawba County Photo contest this month. The theme is designed to highlight what’s great about Catawba County and to showcase how residents are #makinglivingbetter.
Friday, April 12, 2019

Easter Celebration Held For Oaklawn Community Children
United Way Teen Board partnered with Communities in Schools, and Boy Scouts of America – Piedmont Council to host an Easter event for children in the Oaklawn community on April 9.
Friday, April 12, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Seagrave has the personality like no other dog we have had with us! He is spunky and fun! He is currently one of our “Out the Door Dogs” that has a fee waived adoption, until this Saturday evening, April 13.
Friday, April 12, 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, April 11, 2019

Gaston College Annual Health Fair On April 15
The annual Gaston College Health Fair promotes health, wellness, fitness and nutrition, and features a variety of health assessments and services, interactive exhibits, free samples, and other activities. This year’s event takes place on Monday, April 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

LINC TECH - Lincoln County STEM Fest '19 Family Event
The Lincoln County Public Library and Lincoln County Public Schools are teaming up to host a Lincoln County STEM Fest ’19 Family Event on Saturday, April 13 in the Lincolnton High School Media Center. All ages are welcome!
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

LHS Drama Club To Present Sister Act
The Lincolnton High School Drama Club will present Sister Act as its spring musical at the Lincoln Cultural Center, with three performances of the hit show on Friday, April 12, and Saturday, April 13, at 7 p.m. both nights and on Sunday, April 14, at 3 p.m.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Adventures With BSA At Crouse UMC
Crouse United Methodist Church has a long history of supporting Scouting. In addition to Girl Scouting (watch for an article about them to come in the future) they are now charter sponsors for two troops that are under the Boy Scouts of America umbrella.
Sunday, April 7, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events April 8-13
Adult Writers, Game of Thrones Party, Stop Motion Animation, Dementia Workshop, Teen Game Night, 3-D Printing and More! Check out these events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, April 7, 2019

Brian Greer Passes At 48
Brian Greer, who with his wife Lorna, sister Angie Kaiser and mother Lynette operated City Lunch on the southeast Courtsquare in Lincolnton, died early Sunday morning.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Warlick Funeral Home.
Sunday, April 7, 2019

Still Time To Register For Spring Break Camp
Want to enroll your kids in the Lincoln County Parks and Recreation Spring Break Camp? Registration is still open for the camp, which serves kindergartners through sixth graders. The camp will be held April 22-26 at the East Lincoln Community Center in Denver and at its Howard’s Creek counterpart in the West Lincoln area.
Sunday, April 7, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs. 
Sunday, April 7, 2019

Rhodes Room Genealogy Department Acquires New Resources
The Rhodes Room, the Catawba County Library’s genealogy department, has recently added three new resources to its collection of historical data, creating an increasingly comprehensive picture of life in Catawba County.
Sunday, April 7, 2019

Happy 101st Birthday Pansy!
Pansy Tallent Ritchie celebrated her 101st birthday on Sunday, March 17 with family and friends at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Vale, N.C.
Saturday, April 6, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Please join us April 6, 2019 for our Bring Me Home Carolinas Event! We will be open from 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., there will be discounted adoption fees and many animals looking for their next family.
Friday, April 5, 2019

What's Happening April 6-13
Local Events Coming Up Include Many Fundraisers For Mission Projects, Concerts, Theatre Auditions, Revivals, Lenten Services, The Cherry Blossom Festival And Lots More!
Friday, April 5, 2019

LC Health Department Celebrates National Public Health Week!
National Public Health Week is always celebrated during the first full week in April, but we plan to celebrate all month long with our main celebration event, Growing Healthy Families, taking place on Tuesday, April 9 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Friday, April 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, April 4, 2019

Apartment For Rent In Lincolnton
Three Blocks From Downtown In A Very Quiet Neighborhood.
Thursday, April 4, 2019

The Lincoln County Movie From Trail Of History April 8
The Eastern Lincoln Historical Society welcomes Producer John Branscum to share WTVI - PBS Charlotte's program "Trail of History" featuring Lincoln County sites and citizens on Monday, April 8 at 6 p.m.
Thursday, April 4, 2019

West Lincoln Veterinary Hospital Celebrates 8th Anniversary
West Lincoln Veterinary Hospital is celebrating its 8th annivesary this week.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

LC Republican Party Leadership For 2019-2021
Congressman Patrick McHenry visited Lincolnton on Wednesday, March 20 to meet with the newly elected 2019-2021 Lincoln County Republican Party Executive Committee.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Lincoln County Farmers Markets Open April 6
The Lincoln County Farmers Markets will open the 2019 season on Saturday April 6 in Denver and Lincolnton.  The Market at DSS will open starting on Tuesday April 9.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

What's Happening April 1-14
Local Events Coming Up Include Many Fundraisers For Mission Projects, Concerts, Theatre Auditions, Revivals, Lenten Services, The Cherry Blossom Festival And Lots More!
Monday, April 1, 2019

Hickory Ballet To Perform Alice In Wonderland
During April and May, the Catawba County Library will be showcasing special adaptations of the Alice in Wonderland ballet, as performed by Hickory Ballet and Performing Arts. The performances are interactive, encouraging children to get involved in Alice’s adventures as she tumbles down the rabbit hole. 
Monday, April 1, 2019

MED Instead Of Meds Begins May 8
Mediterranean Eating Six Week Workshop Registration for sessions to begin May 8 with the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension.
Monday, April 1, 2019

Fundraiser For Lincoln County Historical Association
The Lincoln County Historical Association is in the midst of an ongoing fundraiser and the History Museum now has open hours and volunteers are being sought right now for a local excavation project.
Sunday, March 31, 2019

Support MDA With Annual Fill The Boot Drive April 6
Continuing a 65-year tradition of giving strength to the MDA community, dedicated fire fighters from across Lincoln County will hit the streets and storefronts with boots in hand asking pedestrians, motorists, customers and other passersby to make a donation to MDA on Saturday, April 6 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at five locations:
Sunday, March 31, 2019

Lincoln County Library Events April 1-6
Book, Crochet and Knitting Clubs, Marvel Avengers Trivia, Toddler Enhanced Story Time, Young Adult Writers, Baby Rhyme Time and story times for toddlers and pre-school - Check out these events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, March 31, 2019

LCAS Pet Of The Week
This week’s Pet of the Week is 7-year-old Dove who is a full of love sweetheart! We will be closed Tuesday, April 2 for staff training. Remember to join us April 6 for our Bring Me Home Carolinas Event.
Friday, March 29, 2019

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, March 29, 2019

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

Rotary Auction Is Saturday
The event has become a Lincolnton tradition: the 26th annual Lincolnton Rotary Auction for Education will be held this Saturday evening at Lincolnton High School.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Second Rabies Case Of 2019 Confirmed In Catawba County
Catawba County Animal Services has confirmed the county’s second rabies case of 2019. On March 22, Animal Services responded to a call regarding an altercation among two dogs and a raccoon in Newton.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For April
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.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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