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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

United Way Carolina Christmas Gala Benefits Partner Agencies
The United Way of Lincoln County hosted their second annual Carolina Christmas Gala on Friday, November 30 at Vesuvius Vineyards.
Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Arts Council Announces Annual Amateur Photo Contest
Entries will be accepted Jan. 9 and 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and Jan. 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Lincoln Cultural Center. The show will be on exhibit in the Carolina Mills and Cochrane Galleries of the LCC, Jan. 14-Feb. 8. There will be an opening reception and awards presentation for the artists and public on Jan. 17.
Friday, December 21, 2018

Gallery 27 Micro Film Festival Is Jan. 11-12
Save the date to see the works of some up-and-coming filmmakers on Jan. 11 or 12 at Gallery 27. The event is free and open to the public. The same films will be shown each night, and popcorn and drinks will be provided. 
Friday, December 21, 2018

Enroll In Next 14-Week Master Gardner Class Training
North Carolina Cooperative Extension-Lincoln County is about to launch a Lincoln County Master Gardener training that will run from Wednesday, January 16 – Wednesday, April 17, 2019 and meet on every Wednesday for 14 weeks.
Friday, December 21, 2018

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, December 21, 2018

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Very Cherry Who-Ville To Be Held Even If It Rains Thursday, Dec. 20
In the event of rain Thursday night, December 20, the Very Cherry Who-Ville Christmas on Main Street will be moved to the First Baptist Church Christian Outreach Center.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Catawba County Offers Easy Disposal Of Christmas Trees
If you have enjoyed having a 'live' Christmas tree, wreath or other such natural decoration during the holidays, Catawba County has some good news about how to dispose of them when the holidays are over.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Parades Completed, Christmas One Week Away
The last of the area Christmas parades happened Saturday & Sunday as Hardin helds its parade Saturday and Shelby held its parade Sunday afternoon.  Christmas is now just a week away--next Tuesday.
Sunday, December 16, 2018

Lincoln County Library Events Dec. 17-28
Check out the events happening the next two weeks at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. All branches will be closed Dec. 24, 25 and 26 for Christmas.
Sunday, December 16, 2018

Groundbreaking For New Veterinary Technology Building Held
Prepared with hard hats and shovels in hand, current and former Gaston College Board members turned a bit of soil together at a groundbreaking ceremony, December 4, near the building site of the new Veterinary Medical Technology building on the Gaston College Dallas Campus.
Saturday, December 15, 2018

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Cotillion Plans Include Lincoln County
The National League of Junior Cotillions (NLJC), a program of etiquette, character education and social dance training for middle school students, has announced plans to reestablish its national program in Lincoln County.
Friday, December 14, 2018

More Christmas Yet To Enjoy
Last year, it happened to Cat Square.  This year, Casar saw its Christmas parade (scheduled for Sunday Dec. 9th) called off because of snow. It isn't snow, but rain, that has caused yet another cancellation: Dallas has decided to cancel its parade which had been planned for Friday (Dec. 14th); it won't be rescheduled.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Annual Arts Council Bike Giveaway Is Dec. 15
What child doesn’t dream of getting a bicycle for Christmas? It’s a time-honored tradition, finding a bike under the Christmas tree. And the Arts Council of Lincoln County is doing its part to make Christmas merrier for local children.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Montcross Area Chamber Holds Networking Event At Holy Angels
The Montcross Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its December Network After Work event this Thursday at Holy Angels on Wilkinson Blvd. in Belmont.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

LHS Drama Club Raises Money For Spring Musical
The Lincolnton High School Drama Club’s 13th annual Murder Mystery Dessert Theater was held December 1 at the  James W. Warren Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

GCACE 3rd Annual Shelter Pet Christmas "Pawty"
Animal Care and Enforcement will be holding the 3rd Annual Shelter Pet Christmas "Pawty" from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 15 at the Gaston County Animal Shelter.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Hickory Police Cops For Tots Rescheduled
The Hickory Police Departments annual Cops for Tots Christmas Wish House has been rescheduled for Thursday, Friday and next Monday.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Keep Warm & Be Safe
Bill Ward, sent us some pictures from the Mount Holly and Stanley area that he took yesterday as the roads were beginning to be scrapped….. you can send us your pictures too! Just email them to LH@lincolnherald.com.
Monday, December 10, 2018

This Week At The Lincoln County Library Dec. 10-15
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. Please check with each individual library for any cancellations or postponements for this week.
Sunday, December 9, 2018

Gaston County Schools To Host Job Fair For Prospective Teachers
The job fair is for prospective teachers.  The school district is looking to fill current vacancies and already recruiting teachers for the 2019-2020 academic year. 
Saturday, December 8, 2018

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, December 7, 2018

LCAS Pet Of The Week

Kota is currently available for lap cuddles, belly rubs, and unconditional love!!! Come by and meet and adopt her today - she is just precious!


Thursday, December 6, 2018

It's Coming!
There's not much doubt about it--snow is coming!  We now believe we're going to have a big snowstorm.  The good news is that events during the day on Saturday will be OK--and Saturday night events may make it before the big storm gets going.
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

DAR Celebrates 90th Anniversary
The Jacob Forney Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, celebrated its 90th Anniversary on December 1, 2018, with a reception at the historic Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton, North Carolina.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

New LITeracy Trail At Murray's Mill
Catawba County’s third LITeracy Trail was recently installed at Murray’s Mill Historic District, adding another element of family interest to the popular site. Each trail consists of 18 individual stations that progressively trace the narrative of different children’s books while also offering prompts for exercise and further exploration.
Monday, December 3, 2018

Bad Weather Can't Dampen Crouse Christmas Parade
Like it or not, it rained on the annual Crouse Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 1.  But the community of Crouse wasn’t going to let a little bad weather ruin their fun.
Sunday, December 2, 2018

Christmas In Gaston County
Mt. Holly held the first of the Gaston County Christmas parades this past week.  There are many more to come--plus lots of other Christmas-time activities.
Sunday, December 2, 2018

This Week At The Lincoln County Library Dec. 3-8
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. Story Times for Babies, Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers; Book Club, Crochet & Knitting Club, Ornament Making, Technology Help, Trivia Night and lots More!
Sunday, December 2, 2018

ELBA Denver Christmas Parade
Saturday was a rainy day, but the East Lincoln Betterment Association's Denver Christmas Parade rolled down Highway 16 as planned.
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Area Events This Weekend & Early Next Week
The weather will certainly be a factor for some of the events scheduled for this weekend in our area.  The carriage and wagon rides in downtown Lincolnton won't be available; and the ELBA Denver Christmas Parade may get wet--but it will roll at 12:15 Saturday afternoon all the same.
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Exodus Homes Christmas Lights Festival Dec. 3
On December 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Exodus Homes will host the 20th annual Christmas Lights Festival at their main campus. The outdoor holiday event has become a family friendly tradition in Hickory, everything is free, and it will be held rain or shine.
Saturday, December 1, 2018

Christmas Pageant Planned For Cherryville Holiday Event
The pageant is an official event of the Cherryville Chamber of Commerce’s “Whoville Christmas on Main Street” celebration on Dec. 14. To enter the pageant visit the “Little Miss Gastonia Pageant” page on Facebook to download the application.
Saturday, December 1, 2018

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, November 30, 2018

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Friday, November 30, 2018

Yes, There Will Be A Manger Scene
After the Lincoln Herald published an editorial lamenting the absence of the Nativity Scene from the Lincolnton Courtsquare, Facebook lit up with comments.  The good news is: there WILL be a manger scene on the Courtsquare this year.
Friday, November 30, 2018

Weekend Events
Can it possibly be December already?  Thanksgiving came early this year, and the Holiday season is now in full swing. Parades, parties, plays and much more are planned for this weekend.
Friday, November 30, 2018

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For December
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.
Friday, November 30, 2018

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Luey and Huey are siblings who are looking for their forever home! They are sweet boys and would be so happy to be adopted together to the same home.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Send A Carol-O-Gram For Christmas
The East Lincoln High School Chorus is doing a Christmas fundraiser that offers an opportunity to send a special Christmas greeting instead of (or in addition to) a Christmas card.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Christmas In Stanley
The Lincoln Herald will be publishing multiple articles about parades and other events related to the celebration of the season.  This one focuses on Christmas in Stanley.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Student Delivers Care Bags To Hesed House
On Thanksgiving afternoon Vanessa Cespedes accompanied by her 8-year-old sister, Maya Cespedes, delivered 24 individual care bags filled with personal hygiene items to the residents of the Hesed House of Hope in Lincolnton.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Vendor Fair This Saturday At Lincolnton High
The vendor fair is a fundraiser that is sponsored by the LHS Education Boosters and is their main fundraiser of the year to raise funds to provide two senior scholarships and also do teacher appreciation at Lincolnton High School.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

2018 LHS Talent Show
The Lincolnton High School Drama Club sponsored the LHS 2018 Talent Show on November 20 at the Lincoln Cultural Center with 14 acts competiting.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Christmas In Denver
The Lincoln Herald will be publishing multiple articles about parades and other events related to the celebration of the season.  This one focuses on Christmas in Denver.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Give One A Home For The Holidays
The Lincoln County Animal Shelter is offering a Christmas special from now until December 22nd--and a chance to give an animal a home.
Monday, November 26, 2018

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Monday, November 26, 2018

This Week At The Lincoln County Library Nov. 26 - Dec. 1
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. Story Times for Babies, Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers; Dash and Dot Robots; and Ornament Making with the Maker’s Club!
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Catawba County Launches "Library To Go"
Catawba County will launch its "Library To Go," a new service designed to expand library access throughout the county.  To introduce the community to the Library To Go, a ribbon cutting will be held at noon Thursday (Nov. 29th) at the Newton Recreation Center at 23 South Brady Avenue in Newton.
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Maiden Christmas Parade
Maiden held its annual Christmas Parade Saturday afternoon.
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Kathy Vinzant: Woman Of The Year
When Victoria Chapman, president of the Lincolnton Business & Professional Women's Club, introduced Kathy Vinzant as the Lincoln County Woman of the Year for 2018, it came as no surprise to many of us who had suggested her for the honor.  She is certainly deserving of recognition for the many things she has done.
Saturday, November 24, 2018

Scouts Recognized
Lincoln County Commissioners recognized five Scouts from Troop #84 at the Commissioners meeting Monday night (Nov. 19th) for achieving Eagle Scout status.
Friday, November 23, 2018

Now We Can Say "Merry Christmas!"
Thanksgiving over, we can now enjoy those turkey day leftovers while getting into the spirit of Christmas.  Here's some info about things happening in our area over the weekend and early next week.
Friday, November 23, 2018

Holiday Attractions
Christmas parades in Maiden and Lincolnton, and tree lighting ceremonies in Lincolnton, Denver, and Stanley are among the Holiday events this weekend.  As the lights are turned on in downtown Lincolnton, the celebration of the holiday with seasonal decorations and light shows gets underway elsewhere, too.
Friday, November 23, 2018

Gaston College Textile Technology Center Marks 75 Years
Seventy-five years is a mighty long time. Hitting that mark of three-quarters of a century is definitely worth celebrating. And that’s just what some local leaders did when they recently gathered to celebrate the diamond anniversary.
Friday, November 23, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving From Lincoln County Senior Services
The staffers of Lincoln County Senior Services wish you and yours a happy Thanksgiving. The Senior Center will be closed for Thanksgiving, Nov. 22 and 23. But be sure to come back this Monday, 11 a.m.-noon, for the monthly wellness clinic.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet 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, November 21, 2018

It's Turkey Time!
Some may not, but most will, serve up a turkey dinner for Thanksgiving this Thursday.  It's the traditional Thanksgiving meal.  A word or two of caution about preparing your feast is in order, and if you don't want to spend hours in the kitchen, we have some other suggestions.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Christmas In Maiden
The Lincoln Herald will be publishing multiple articles about parades and other events related to the celebration of the season.  This one focuses on Christmas in Maiden.
Monday, November 19, 2018

Jody Rhyne, Lincoln County Man Of The Year
One of the things that happens every year as a part of the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet is the naming of the Man and Woman of the Year.  Jody Rhyne and Kathy Vinzant were honored this year.
Monday, November 19, 2018

Coot Williams Road Bluegrass Festival
The Catawba Valley Music Revival, Inc. (CVMR) hosted the 4th annual Coot Williams Road Bluegrass Festival which ran Thursday through Saturday, September 6-8 and attracted around two to three hundred people per day.
Sunday, September 9, 2012

North 321 VFD Community Yard Sale
Every year for 14 years on the second Saturday in May and September, North 321 VFD holds their community yard sale. 
Sunday, September 9, 2012


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