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Miss LHS, Miss Black & Gold Pageant Tonight, Nov. 17
Tonight, Saturday, November 17 at 7 p.m. 14 young ladies will compete for two titles -- 2019 Miss LHS and 2019 Miss Black and Gold at the James W. Warren Citizens Center.
Saturday, November 17, 2018

Sheriff Carpenter Offers Tips For Safe Shopping
This time of year attracts more shopping-related criminal activity because of the larger crowds and the extended store hours. These factors and the usual distraction of shopping, creates a more favorable environment for petty thieves and other offenders.
Saturday, November 17, 2018

Handmade For The Holidays Continues Saturday
Area events this weekend include the 6th annual Handmade for the Holidays show at the Lincoln Cultural Center, continuing Saturday from 9 - 3. Here's a list of some of the things happening in our area this weekend and next week before Thanksgiving.
Saturday, November 17, 2018

Area Events
Thanksgiving comes early this year--next Thursday, November 22nd.  That's as early as the fourth Thursday in November can possibly be.  There are lots of events happening in our area during the week leading up to Thanksgiving.  Here's a list of some of them.
Friday, November 16, 2018

Brown Mountain Lights Phenomenon Explored
The program on Nov. 19 will focus on scientific explanations, but will also explore the history, myths and supernatural explanations surrounding the Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon. Dr. Caton will discuss some of his experiences as a researcher studying the Brown Mountain Lights.
Friday, November 16, 2018

Allison File Earns Girl Scouts' Highest Honor
Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont is pleased to announce that Allison File of Denver, earned her Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting.
Friday, November 16, 2018

Would Your Child Like To Raise A Calf?
Youth ages 8 and older are invited to participate in the 4-H Dairy Calf Steer Project in early 2019, which is a youth livestock project being introduced in Catawba and Lincoln County.
Thursday, November 15, 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.
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Paul Rhyne Art Competition A Big Success
The arts council recently announced the winners of the annual event, which drew some 70 different entries. They will remain on display at the Lincoln Cultural Center through Nov. 30.
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Happy Birthday Jasmine!
Heaven blew every trumpet and played every horn on the wonderful, marvelous night you were born. Happy Birthday Jasmine Dellinger!
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

ELBA Planning 10th Annual Denver Christmas Parade
The theme of this year's East Lincoln Betterment Association Denver Christmas Parade is "Believe!"  The parade will be held the first Saturday in December (Dec. 1st) at 12:15 on Business Highway 16.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Seniors Christmas Craft Bazaar Is Dec. 6-7
The fourth annual Lincoln County Senior Services Craft Bazaar will be held Dec. 6 and 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. both days. If you are a senior age 60 or better and would like to sell handmade items contact Senior Services for details and register by Friday, Nov. 30.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Christmas In Lincolnton
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 Lincolnton.
Monday, November 12, 2018

Schools Helping Schools
Early this month,  12,020 pounds of school supplies for an elementary school and a middle school in Jones County, North Carolina, collected by the Lincoln County Schools.  These two schools were destroyed by Hurricane Florence.  
Monday, November 12, 2018

Small Business Christmas Expo Is Nov. 24
It’s all about promoting local small businesses. It’s the second annual Small Business Christmas Expo, and it’s coming up Nov. 24, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in uptown Lincolnton.
Monday, November 12, 2018

The Holiday Season Has Begun
As a service to our community, the Lincoln Herald will be continually posting articles about Holiday season events.  We'll update the information as more details become available.  Hopefully, these articles will help readers to enjoy the Holiday season more.
Sunday, November 11, 2018

Gaston College Lincoln Campus To Have Resource Fair
The fair on Nov. 14 will feature booths and displays that represent various community resources, college services and programs that can provide assistance, advice, support and counseling.
Sunday, November 11, 2018

This Week At The Lincoln County Library November 12-17
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. All Branches will be closed Monday, November 12 in observance of Veterans Day.
Sunday, November 11, 2018

Jack Tatum: From Crouse To NFL Star
Lincoln County historian Richard Smith along with CCHPP members, will share with the group the research and process involved in the recent discovery that Oakland Raiders star Jack Tatum was born in Crouse, N.C. and resided in the community with his family and grandparents until the age of six.
Saturday, November 10, 2018

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Our Community, Our Heritage Festival Nov. 10
The Lincoln County Public Library along with local historians, the State Library and State Archives will host a full day of workshops focusing on genealogy and local history on Saturday, November 10 from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Friday, November 9, 2018

Public Input Invited On Hazard Mitigation Plan
A meeting will be held Thursday (Nov. 15th) to gather public input for a Hazard Mitigation Plan for Lincoln, Gaston and Cleveland counties.
Friday, November 9, 2018

Frosty Farm Tour
A successful farm tour during the Summer introduced a lot of eastern Lincoln County residents to the rural areas of the county and the farm scene.  Another tour is planned for the second Saturday in December.  It's called the Frosty Farm Tour.
Friday, November 9, 2018

Veterans Day Weekend Events
A parade, a Culture Crawl, a Christmas Open House shopping event, and a Cruise-In are all a part of what's happening this weekend, as well as other area events.
Thursday, November 8, 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 for National Adoption Weekend.
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Christmas Is A-Comin'
The first Christmas parade in our area is a week from this Friday, and with Thanksgiving coming early this year (Nov. 22nd), the Lincolnton parade is only two weeks from this Sunday.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Concert Association Presents Legacy of Motown Revue
The Lincoln County Concert Association will present the Legacy of Motown Revue Sunday November 11th at 3 PM at the James W. Warren Citizens Center.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Historians To Present Programs On Slavery
Two local historians will present programs on slavery, Nov. 24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Battleground Park, the historic site of the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill, in Lincolnton. Tickets are available in advance or at the door. 
Sunday, November 4, 2018

This Week At The Lincoln County Library November 5-10
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. Adult Writer’s Club, Book Club, Crochet/Knitting Club, Lego Free Build, Adult Gaming, Maker’s Club, Junior Writing Club, and a Genealogy and History Festival.
Sunday, November 4, 2018

Vanessa's Help For The Homeless Drive
Vanessa is a 7th grader at Lincolnton Middle School who in recent months has become more aware and concerned with the growing number of homeless people in our community. She has started a local drive for items to be given out just before Thanksgiving to folks at the Hesed House.
Saturday, November 3, 2018

GFD Presents Firefighter Jenkins With Sandy Powell Memorial Award
The Gastonia Fire Department would like to recognize Firefighter Dalton Jenkins on receiving the Sandy Powell Memorial Award at the North Carolina State Breathing Equipment School.
Saturday, November 3, 2018

DOT Offers Concrete Field Testing Certification
Your future could be quite literally set in stone. Or in concrete, in this case. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (or NCDOT) is providing training and testing that enables civil engineering technology students at Gaston College to earn top-grade certification as a concrete field testing technician.
Friday, November 2, 2018

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, November 2, 2018

Cleveland-Gaston-Lincoln Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update - Public Meeting
Cleveland, Gaston, and Lincoln counties are working together to update the regional Hazard Mitigation Plan. Natural disasters in our area are inevitably going to occur; however, the purpose of this plan is to assess our community’s natural hazard risks and determine how to lessen our vulnerability when disaster strikes.
Friday, November 2, 2018

Applications Being Accepted For Stoudemire Scholarship
The Stoudemire scholarship provides assistance to support education, preferentially, to students planning to study in areas directly related to the work of Cooperative Extension:  including agriculture, natural resources, family and consumer sciences, forestry, youth development.
Friday, November 2, 2018

Daylight Time Ends This Weekend
As we go from Eastern Daylight Time to Eastern Standard Time this weekend, it's a good idea to replace the batteries in your smoke alarms.  It could save your life.
Friday, November 2, 2018

Halloween
There were Halloween celebrations a-plenty Wednesday night.  The weather couldn't have been better for the trick-or-treaters.
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Register Now For The Crouse FD Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Parade
At 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 1 the Crouse Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will be sponsoring their 5th Annual Community Christmas Parade in Downtown Crouse, N.C. Entry forms available at the Crouse Fire Department, Crouse Post Office, Mem’ry Lane Antiques & Finds or at the Crouse Community History & Photo Project Office.
Thursday, November 1, 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, November 1, 2018

Weekend Events
As the clock switches from Daylight to Standard time Sunday morning, the events take on more of a Fall and Holiday flavor.  Here are some of the things happening this weekend in our area.
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Daylight Saving Time 2018 Ends Nov. 4
If you have a Smartphone you won’t have to worry about setting your clock back one hour Saturday night when you go to bed. But, if you still have an analog clock or watch you will have to manually set your timepiece.
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Halloween Stories
Lincoln County has its fair share of ghost stories, making it a popular destination for paranormal investigators, First in Fright, as of late. Here are a few residents’ most memorable ghost experiences. Happy Halloween!
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Someone's Having A Birthday Today!
Today is Jay Delllinger's birthday! Put a smile on his face today!
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Couple Celebrates 55th Wedding Anniversary
Dr. and Mrs. A.M. (Bud) Black of Crouse celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on October 27, 2018 at a dinner in the Crouse United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For November
Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in November, including cooking classes and musical performances. Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

LC Public Library Events Oct. 29 - Nov. 3
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library including three events Oct. 29 with a movie, a hoot-a-nanny, and a hulla-boo-loo!
Monday, October 29, 2018

Move Halloween To Saturday?
Wednesday (Oct. 31st) is Halloween.  Many of the parties related to the holiday were held over the weekend.  Some believe the observance should be permanently moved to Saturday.
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Annual Craft Fair Is Nov. 3
It’s time once again for the annual Fall Craft Fair at Boger City UMC sponsored by the Extension and Community Association (or ECA). Some vendor spots still open!
Saturday, October 27, 2018

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

Sheriff David Carpenter Offers Tips For A Safe Halloween
Soon our streets will be filled with little ghosts, goblins, and witches trick-or-treating this Halloween. “Halloween should be filled with surprise and enjoyment, and following some common sense practices can keep events safer and more fun,” said Sheriff David Carpenter of Lincoln County.
Friday, October 26, 2018

Get Your ECA Whole Apple Pies Before Saturday!
The ECA group is making Apple Pies again for the Apple Festival on Saturday, October 27. You can purchase one or more before Saturday by coming by the Extension Office today, October 25 or tomorrow, October 26 until 4:30 p.m. each day. All pies left will be sold at the Apple Festival on Saturday.
Thursday, October 25, 2018

Gaston College Has Defensive Driving Course
Gaston College is offering a defensive driving course for eligible individuals who have been charged with a traffic violation, or for those who want to be re-familiarized with safe driving techniques. Also the college is offering a refresher course for nurses' aides.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Zoning Hearings Include New Development Near ELHS
When Lincoln County Commissioners and the Planning Board meet jointly November 5th, one of the items up for public hearing will be a controversial proposal for yet another development in the area just off Highway 73 near East Lincoln High School.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Unmasking Domestic Violence
Unmasking Domestic Violencean early adult Halloween party with a purpose, will be held this Thursday evening at the Laboratory Mill on Southfork Road in Lincolnton.  
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Rutherford EMC Annual Meeting Oct. 27 At WLHS
Rutherford Electric Membership Corporation will celebrate its 81st annual membership meeting Saturday, October 27, at West Lincoln High School. The meeting is expected to draw hundreds of member-owners from a ten-county service area.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Winners Announced For Somethin' Pumpkin Cooking Contest
Somethin’ Pumpkin is a cooking contest, pumpkin decorating contest, and festival designed by NC Cooperative Extension as part of Cotton Ginning Days that was held last week in Dallas.
Sunday, October 21, 2018

This Week At The Lincoln County Library October 22-27
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. Book Club, Writer’s Club, Maker’s Club, Craft Fair, Halloween Activities and More! Jonas Library Closed Oct. 27 for Apple Festival.
Sunday, October 21, 2018

Annual "Sleepy Hollow" Exhibit Ongoing At Gallery 27
Gallery 27 at 808 NC-27 West in Lincolnton is hosting the annual “Sleepy Hollow” exhibition through Nov. 3. A reception will be held Oct. 25, 7-9 p.m. Hallowe’en costumes are welcome but not required.
Sunday, October 21, 2018

LCAS Pet Of The Week: Josh
This is Josh, are you his new cuddle buddy? Until Saturday, October 20, all our kitten adoption fees are only $10. We will be open on Saturday from 12-4:30 p.m. for adoptions!
Friday, October 19, 2018

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs. 
Friday, October 19, 2018

2018 Lincoln County Marine Corps League Pageant Winners
Twenty young ladies competed for 11 titles on Saturday, October 13 at the Lincoln County Marine Corps League pageant to benefit Toys for Tots.  Contestants competed in beauty and casual wear as well as photogenic (ages birth to 16).
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Public Input Series: Lincoln County Planning Guiding Principles Oct.23-24
Staff from the Lincoln County Planning & Inspections Department is hosting a series of public meetings designed to gain input on the guiding principles developed as a part of the County’s future land use plan that has been drafted and refined over the past year.
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Area Events
We're one week away from the rescheduled Lincoln County Apple Festival, but there are many things happening this weekend in our area.  Here's a list of some of them.
Thursday, October 18, 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.
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Craft Fair At Jonas Library Oct. 23
The fair will feature handmade items by local crafters, including the Jonas Library Crochet/Knit Group and the 4-H Sassy Stitches. Unique gift items, homemade soaps and jewelry are just some of the things that will be available.
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Thursday Means "Trivia Time"!
Lincoln County Senior Services “Trivia Time” meets every Thursday at 11 a.m. in Room 321. Bring a snack, and they will have coffee. Also at 2 p.m. local legal experts on elder law will be on hand at the senior center to answer your questions.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Heath House Residents Celebrate National Assisted Living Week
From a fabulous photo shoot to special entertainers and Heath House’s very own Amazing Race, the celebration included fun-filled week activities aimed at helping residents live life to its fullest!
Monday, October 15, 2018

This Week At The Lincoln County Library October 15-20
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, October 14, 2018

Cool Weekend
With cooler weather and lots of sunshine, it's a great weekend to get out and do things.  Here are some of this weekend's events in our area.
Saturday, October 13, 2018

Sheriff Issues Appeal To Citizens In Fight Against Crime
Responding to the increasing number of people wanting to assist law enforcement officials and build a stronger partnership in the fight against crime, Sheriff David Carpenter announced that Lincoln County citizens are being invited to become Honorary Members of the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association.
Friday, October 12, 2018

Tri-County Animal Rescue Pet Of The Week
We have a house full of little Chihuahuas that need a forever home. If you are looking for an addition to your family, please come meet our adoptable pets this weekend at the Gastonia PetSmart.
Thursday, October 11, 2018

Western Piedmont Symphony At Citizens Center Friday
The Western Piedmont Symphony Chamber Orchestra will present a program at the James W. Warren Citizens Center Friday evening at 6:30.  Co-sponsored by the Arts Council of Lincoln County and Lincoln Cultural Center, admission to the event is $20 for adults, $15 for students and senior citizens.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Weekend Events
The move of the Apple Festival from September to October 27th has made for a month packed with weekend festivals in our area.  Stanley had its annual Country Fest last weekend; this weekend Dallas has its Cotton Ginning Days.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Historical Society To Hold Unique Harvest Celebration
Have you ever seen a cotton plant or played horseshoes? This Saturday, October 13 you will have your chance as the Eastern Lincoln Historical Society will hold a different kind of Harvest Celebration that will show young and old alike how celebrations were held many years ago.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Lots Of Fun At The Stanley Country Fest
Main Street in Stanley, N.C. was alive with vendors, live music, carnival rides, lots of food, and more October 5-6.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

4-H WHEP Club Accepting Members
Do you camp, fish, hunt or hike?  Would you like to know more about the outdoor environment you love? Club meetings will held from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the 2nd Friday of each month for ages 9-18.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Superintendent Guest Speaker At Meeting Of Women Educators
Dr. Lory Morrow, Superintendent of Lincoln County Schools, presented a program entitled “State of the State.” Dr. Morrow’s comments were focused on state educational issues that impact Lincoln County Schools.
Monday, October 8, 2018

This Week At The Lincoln County Library October 8-13
All Branches Will Be Closed on Monday, October 8 for Staff Development. Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, October 7, 2018

Public Meetings For Proposed Road Improvements
The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold two public meeting regarding the proposed improvements to N.C. 73 from N.C. 16 to Northcross Drive (S.R. 2316). The same information will be presented at both public meetings.
Saturday, October 6, 2018

Annual "Spook-Tacular" Is Oct. 27
Parks and Rec reminds us to plan now for the yearly Spook-Tacular and don’t forget on Tuesday, Oct. 9 will be the Lincoln County Senior Health Fair in Denver. 
Saturday, October 6, 2018

Happy Birthday Freda
Happy Birthday Freda
Saturday, October 6, 2018

Working Together For Safer Traffic Stops: What You Should Know
Lincoln County Sheriff David Carpenter wrote this article for the Fall 2018 North Carolina Sheriff's Association newsletter.
Saturday, October 6, 2018

This Weekend
Stanley holds its annual Country Fest this weekend.  An open house at the Denver Fire Department, a band event at NLHS, and a concert at the James W. Warren Citizens Center are among the other activities in our area.
Friday, October 5, 2018

Denver Fire Department Open House
The Denver Fire Department will celebrate 60 years with an Open House this Saturday 10 AM - 2 PM.
Friday, October 5, 2018

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs. 
Friday, October 5, 2018

October 9th, Meet Michelle Bernard
Crouse Community History and Photo Project will welcome Michelle Bernard, Coordinator Lincoln County Community Cat Project for their next meeting on October 9th.
Friday, October 5, 2018

Got Old Pesticides? Read This!
If you are hanging on to unwanted garden, household, or farm pest control chemicals, you are creating risks for yourself and family for no reason.  Stashing those old bottles and bags and boxes of pest killers just because you don’t know what else to do with them, is definitely a bad plan.
Thursday, October 4, 2018

Roundtable Tournament of Bands Oct. 6
North Lincoln High School and the North Lincoln High School "Band of Knights" will host the 15th annual Roundtable Tournament of Bands on Saturday, October 6 from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Thursday, October 4, 2018

BBQ Bologna Sandwich Fundraiser At Crouse FD
The Ladies Auxiliary for the Crouse Fire Department will host their most popular community fundraiser on Saturday, October 6 from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Wednesday, October 3, 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, October 3, 2018

Free Annual Health Fair, Oct. 5 And 9
“Kick Off for Health,” is a free event for seniors age 60 and over. It will be held at the Lincoln County Senior Center Oct. 5 and at the East Lincoln Community Center on Oct. 9. The health fair will be held 9-11:30 a.m. both days.
Monday, October 1, 2018

Call For Entries In Annual Rhyne Art Competition
It’s time once again for the annual Paul Rhyne Juried Fine Art Competition. The competition was named in memory of Rhyne back in 2007. Artists 18 years of age and older from Lincoln and the nearby counties of Gaston, Catawba, Cleveland, Mecklenburg, Iredell and Burke can enter.
Sunday, September 30, 2018

This Week At The Lincoln County Library October 1-6
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Relay For Life Announces 2019 Plans
The Lincolnton Relay for Life held its 2018 wrapup meeting Tuesday night (September 25th) at Holy Cross Lutheran Church and plans were announced for the 2019 Relay for Lincolnton and East Lincoln.
Friday, September 28, 2018

Lincoln County Senior Center Offers Tax Help
Most folks probably think of April 15 as Tax Day. But quite often, other folks get extensions and think of Tax Day as coming Oct. 15. Whether you’re getting your financial ducks in a row right now, or you want to get a jump on next year.
Friday, September 28, 2018

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Friday, September 28, 2018

GCLMPO Local Public Meetings Scheduled
The Gaston-Cleveland-Lincoln Metropolitan Planning Organization (GCLMPO) is requesting public input on the next stage of developing future Division Needs transportation projects for Gaston, Cleveland, and Lincoln Counties.
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Traffic Shift On I-85 South In Gaston County This Weekend
Department of Transportation contract crews will be placing travel lanes on I-85 South in a new alignment this weekend, starting at the Mecklenburg County line and progressing to the Belmont – Mt. Holly/Belmont Abbey College interchange (Exit 26).
Thursday, September 27, 2018

LCAS Pet Of The Week
This brown eyed girl is ready for her “furever” home. Zelda is looking for a family that would love to throw ball with her.
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Weekend Events
It may still feel like summer, but it's now officially Fall.  One sign of the changing season will be the arrival of the pumpkins at Boger City United Methodist Church this Saturday.  What else is happening this weekend?  Here's a list of some of the events.
Thursday, September 27, 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, September 26, 2018

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 a.m. and 12 p.m. Monday through Thursday at five convenient locations. A hot, balanced lunch is served each day.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Upcoming Community Meetings In Denver
The Lincoln County Planning and Inspections Department has scheduled Community Meetings for October 4 and October 8 at the East Lincoln Community Center to provide information about proposals in the Denver area.
Monday, September 24, 2018

Holiday Events Being Planned
The arrival of Fall means, of course, that we are only three months away from Christmas. There's still Halloween, the election, Thanksgiving and much more yet to happen before the Holiday season, but we hope we're not rushing things to tell you about some Holiday events that are being planned.
Sunday, September 23, 2018

This Week At The Lincoln County Library September 24-29
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, September 23, 2018

Crouse-Themed Exhibit At Local Medical Facility
Folks in Crouse are mighty proud of their history. And if you’re from Crouse, or you simply have a passion for Lincoln County history, you won’t want to miss the new photographic exhibit on display now at Atrium Health-Lincoln through the end of October
Sunday, September 23, 2018

LCCA Concert Season Begins October 7th
The Lincoln County Concert Association is conducting its annual membership drive.  Four great concerts are on the schedule for 2018-2019, and members can also enjoy concerts in Gaston, Iredell and Stanly counties.
Saturday, September 22, 2018

Lifeline Screenings Are Sept. 26
Need a health screening? Then you’ll want to be at the Lincoln County Senior Center on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., for Lifeline screenings that could improve your health.
Saturday, September 22, 2018

Toys for Tots Seeks Pageant Contestants
The pageant is open to young ladies ages birth to 22. There are twelve titles up for grabs as well as the $750 scholarship for the 17-22 year old Miss Division winner. Contestants do not have to live in Lincoln County. Deadline to enter is Monday, October 1 at midnight.
Saturday, September 22, 2018

Weekend Events
Denver Days, a concert featuring the Lake Norman Orchestra, and a play with a cast of 44 children are all part of area activities for this weekend.
Friday, September 21, 2018

Gaston County Schools To Host 'Big 50 Parade' This Saturday
Procession through downtown Gastonia celebrates the school district’s 50th anniversary.
Friday, September 21, 2018

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Evan is lounging around waiting patiently for his family to come along.
Friday, September 21, 2018

Red Cross: Blood, Platelet Donations Needed In Wake Of Hurricane Florence
Thousands of lifesaving blood donations have gone uncollected due to drive cancellations forced by the hurricane, but patients still need critical medical care. Here are some local blood drives Sept. 20 - Oct. 15. 
Thursday, September 20, 2018

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Thursday, September 20, 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.
Thursday, September 20, 2018

16th Annual Krewe Thursday At YMCA
The gospel quintest Imperfect But Forgiven will sing at the YMCA's Pavilion across the road from the Y Building (just off E. Gaston St.) this Thursday evening for the annual Krewe celebration.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

LC Senior Services End Of Summer Beach Blast
Come see how Lincoln County Seniors (age 60 and over) have fun at the End of Summer Beach Blast on Friday, September 28 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. in the Lincoln County Senior Services Parking Lot. You must register by September 21. 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Library Book Sale Extended
The Lincoln County Public Library's annual book sale at the James W. Warren Citizens Center has been extended through Tuesday evening.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

GCLMPO Will Hold Public Sessions Next Week
The Gaston-Cleveland-Lincoln Metropolitan Planning Organization, the three-county organization that serves as a go-between for local governments and the NC DOT, will hold public sessions next week about planned changes to highway projects in Gaston and Cleveland counties.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

LKNO Performs Saturday At NLHS
The Lake Norman Orchestra will perform a free concert this Saturday evening (September 22nd) in the auditorium of North Lincoln High School, 2737 Lee Lawing Road.  The event is sponsored by the East Lincoln Betterment Association. While admission is free, donations will be accepted.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Catawba County Library To Share Status Of Opioid Epidemic
The Catawba County Library is hosting Lt. Chad Killian of the Catawba County Sherriff’s Office Narcotics Division for an update on the epidemic from a law enforcement perspective. He will speak at the Maiden Branch Library (11 South A Avenue) at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 22.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

GFD Celebrates Breast Cancer Month With Commemorative T-Shirt
Throughout the month of October, firefighters from the Gastonia Fire Department will wear the shirts while serving the public, to let those who have fought, fighting, or lost love one’s to this disease know that we support them! 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Lantern Lit Ghost Tour Reservations
Reserve your spot now for the Dallas Ghost Tours through the historic Dallas Square as costumed storytellers invoke spirits of gruesome murders and midnight callers. Spots are filling up fast!
Monday, September 17, 2018

LHS Class Of 1963 Reunion Sept. 28
If you were a member of the Lincolnton High School Class of 1963 and have not received any information regarding the reunion they would like to hear from you.
Monday, September 17, 2018

Lincoln County Senior Services Offers Much To Help You
Senior citizens deserve a lot of benefits. And Lincoln County Senior Services wants you to know about them. The Lincoln County Senior Center, co-located with the Lincoln County campus of Gaston College, has a lot to offer in the way of valuable information.
Monday, September 17, 2018

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.
Monday, September 17, 2018

This Week At The Lincoln County Library September 17-22
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. Please Call for any last minute changes due to the inclement weather.
Sunday, September 16, 2018

Maiden Police Open House Postponed
The Maiden Police Department has postponed its Open House in its new location at 400 East Main Street one week until Monday (September 24th) from 3:30 - 6:30 PM.
Saturday, September 15, 2018

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Churro is available for adoption and will be at one of our PetSmart locations later this week.
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Weekend Events
The Lincoln County Apple Festival has been postponed until the last Saturday in October, but unless we have a serious problem with the storm, some events in our area will go on as scheduled this weekend. The Lincoln Theatre Guild play "Into the Woods, Jr." at the Cultural Center is among them.

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, September 12, 2018

Gabby Johnson's Second Book Published
It’s axiomatic that writers must suffer for their art. And if that’s true, Gabby Johnson of Lincolnton has done her share of suffering.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Ninth Case Of Rabies Confirmed In Catawba County
Catawba County Animal Services has confirmed the ninth case of rabies in the county this year. Previous cases reported this year by Catawba County occurred in Maiden, Vale, Newton, Hickory, Sherrills Ford and Claremont.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Lincoln County Prepares For Hurricane Florence
Lincoln County Emergency Management is working with all Emergency Services within Lincoln County to be able to respond to emergencies during this weather event.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Rose Exhibition During Apple Festival Has Been Cancelled
A Rose Exhibition to be held during the Apple Festival on Saturday, September 15 in the First Wesleyan Church Fellowship Hall has been cancelled.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Lincoln County Marching Band Preview Cancelled
The free preview would have been a chance for each of the four county high school marching bands to perform their field show for the community and each other before the start of their competition season. No plans to reschedule at present.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

It's Apple Festival Week
This is it!  Apple Festival Week has finally arrived.  The big quesion now is whether Hurricane Florence will dampen the festivities.
Monday, September 10, 2018

Lincoln County Youth Win State Honors In Poultry Judging
Lincoln County 4-H Poultry Judging Team members won honors at the NC 4-H State Poultry Judging Contest on July 20. The junior team placed  first in the state.
Monday, September 10, 2018

Lincoln County Schools Requests Input & Feedback In School Calendar Survey
Lincoln County Schools is currently seeking input from parents regarding the school calendar. Input will be used to evaluate the potential opportunities for local flexibility with the school calendar.
Monday, September 10, 2018

This Week At The Lincoln County Library September 10-15
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. Apple Festival Book Sale at Citizens Center September 13-15.
Sunday, September 9, 2018

West Lincoln Interact Club Organized
Interact is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young people. It gives young people, mainly high school students, an opportunity to participate in fun and meaningful service projects.
Sunday, September 9, 2018

American Flag Program Sept. 11
David Vanderwerken will present a program on the Stars and Stripes at the Lincoln County Senior Center on Sept. 11, 1-2 p.m. Vanderwerken is a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War era.
Sunday, September 9, 2018

Big Plans Ahead For Senior Center
The Lincoln County Senior Center has some big building plans coming soon and coming up September 20 is a program on elder law with local attorney Jesse Bone and his associates about important legal issues and topics seniors need to know.
Sunday, September 9, 2018

Alive After Five Concert Series Ends Another Season
The Alive After Five Concerts of 2018 in Downtown Lincolnton have drawn to a close for another year.
Saturday, September 8, 2018

Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District Banquet Held
The Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District recently held their annual awards banquet at the James W, Warren Citizens Center. Stephen and Leslie Secrest, owners and operators of S&L Chickens, were honored as the 2018 Conservation Farm Family of the Year.
Saturday, September 8, 2018

Weekend Events
It's hard to believe, but we're only a week away from the Lincoln County Apple Festival NEXT Saturday (Sep. 15th) in downtown Lincolnton.  There are still plenty of weekend activities this weekend.  Here's some information about some of them.
Friday, September 7, 2018

Library Scan & Share Day At Citizens Center Saturday
The Lincoln County Public Library will sponsor a Scan & Share Day this Saturday (Sep. 8th) at the Citizens Center, 115 W. Main St. in Lincolnton.
Friday, September 7, 2018

LCAS Pet Of The Week
Tasha is just hanging around waiting for her new family to come and adopt her!
Friday, September 7, 2018

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

New 4-H Club Forming For Wildlife Science & Management
WHEP Club (Wildlife Habitat Education Program) for youth ages 9-18 begins this fall. WHEP is designed to teach the fundamentals of wildlife science and management. The first meeting is Friday, September 14.
Friday, September 7, 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.  Here are the ones we've selected as our Pets of the Week.
Thursday, September 6, 2018

School Report Cards Released
The NC Department of Public Instruction has released the preliminary report on school report cards for 2017-2018.  Most area schools saw improvement from a year ago.
Thursday, September 6, 2018

ECA Whole Apple Pie Sales Begin Sept. 10
On Monday, Sept. 10, at 1 p.m., members of the ECA will start selling whole apple pies in the Extension’s demonstration kitchen at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton at 115 W. Main St. Pies will also be sold Sept. 11-13, starting at 10 a.m.
Thursday, September 6, 2018

Camp Greene, Hot Springs, N.C. & The War To End All Wars
Dr. Heather Perry from UNC-Charlotte will speak about why America went to war in 1917 at the Eastern Lincoln Historical Society (ELHS) meeting on Monday, September 10 at 6 p.m.
Thursday, September 6, 2018

Notice Of Start Of Public Comment Period For Road Projects
The GCLMPO’s 2018-2027 MTIP and 2045 MTP are being modified to reflect changes to three projects in Gaston County, and the acceleration of the resurfacing of I-85 in Cleveland County.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Piecemakers Quilt Guild To Meet Wednesday
Blessed are the Piecemakers. And you’ll be blessed indeed when you attend the regular monthly meeting of the Piecemakers Quilt Guild on this Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 10 a.m. at the Lincoln County Senior Center. This month they will present 24 quilts to the Child Advocacy Center.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Walk To End Alzheimer's Saturday In Gastonia
It's the sixth leading cause of death by disease in America; yet the money for research to find treatments and a cure for Alzheimer's lags far behind what is being spent on other diseases.  The Alzheimer's Association hopes to raise money and awareness as it holds a Walk to End Alzheimer's this Saturday.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Free Prostate Cancer Screening Next Tuesday
Levine Cancer Institute and Atrium Health will be offering a FREE prostate cancer screening next Thursday (Sep. 11th) 6 - 8 PM at the Wellness Center, 311 E. McBee St. in Lincolnton.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Labor Day
Monday is Labor Day.  While Summer doesn't officially end until later in the month, for many, it marks the end of the Summer season.  Government offices, banks, and schools will take the day off.  Most stores will be open their regular hours.
Sunday, September 2, 2018

This Week At The Lincoln County Library September 3-9
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library. All branches will be closed Monday, September 3 for the Labor Day holiday.
Sunday, September 2, 2018

NCDOT Releases Key Regional Projects
Twenty regional projects will be programmed for construction in Division 12 (Alexander, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell and Lincoln counties).
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Bluegrass Concert Saturday At Cultural Center
This concert is indoors--where it's cool and comfortable. It's the 4th annual FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, FAMILY & BLUEGRASS MUSIC concert with Deeper Shade of Blue--happening Saturday evening at the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Friday, August 31, 2018

NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs. 
Friday, August 31, 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.  Here are the ones we've selected as our Pets of the Week.
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Jump-Start Your Career With Gaston College Program
The “Jump-Start Your Career” program is free to qualifying unemployed or underemployed people. It is designed to help them prepare for interviews and opportunities for employment in local advanced-manufacturing, retail, clerical, customer service and service industries.
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Lincoln County 4-H Youth Receive State Presentation Honors
Lincoln County 4-H members recently competed in the NC 4-H Presentation Finals at North Carolina State University. Members competed with over 300 other youth from across the state.
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Jim Quick & Coastline Play Thursday Night
The final Alive After Five concert of 2018 is scheduled for this Thursday evening in downtown Lincolnton.

McClain & Carey Win 2018 Dancing With Our Stars
Dancing With Our Stars returned for a third year on August 25 with eight teams competing for the title. The Lincoln Cultural Center (LCC) once again hosted the event at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Tickets continued to sell up until the night of the event with over 1,100 people in attendance.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Lincoln Herald Celebrates Sixth Birthday
The Lincoln Herald celebrates its sixth birthday today, Aug. 29. Much of the work that has gone into making the Lincoln Herald a success has been by volunteers who shared the dream of Larry Dellinger and his recognition that the world was different than it had been.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Bridge Reopens
After being closed to traffic for a little over two years, the bridge over Hoyle Creek on the Alexis-High Shoals Road is open again.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For September
Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in September, 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 Monday through Thursday at five convenient locations.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

NC MedAssist's Free Mobile Pharmacy Wednesday
NC MedAssist will hold a Mobile Free Pharmacy Event on Wednesday, August 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the old Battleground Elementary School, 201 Jeb Seagle Drive in Lincolnton. Identification is not required to participate. Individuals will receive up to 10 medicine cabinet items for their family/home and information on NC MedAssist’s Free Pharmacy Program.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

School Is Open
School opened quietly in most area counties Monday (Aug. 27th).
Monday, August 27, 2018

Crouse FD CruzIn/Hot Dog Sale Date Change
The Crouse Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host a “CruzIn” and Hot Dog Sale on Saturday, September 8 from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Crouse Community Building. Find out how you can join in the fun! (Date changed from September 1)
Monday, August 27, 2018

Lincoln County Schools Opening Day Monday
As the school year begins for students in the Lincoln County Schools, Dr. Lory Morrow, Superintendent, says that increased safety, digital learning, and preparing students for their lives after graduation will be three primary focus areas for 2018-2019.
Sunday, August 26, 2018

This Week At The Lincoln County Library August 27 - September 1
Check out the events happening this week at your local branch of the Lincoln County Public Library.
Sunday, August 26, 2018

This Weekend
Dancing With Our Stars at the James W. Warren Citizens Center is just one of the events that are happening this weekend in our area.
Saturday, August 25, 2018

A 1934 Courthouse Drama August 25-26 In Newton
The event will take place August 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and August 26, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. “on the Square in Newton and throughout the original 1924 County Courthouse, now Museum. It is free and open to the public. Families are encouraged to attend.
Friday, August 24, 2018

LCAS Pet Of The Week: Lucana
Lucana is a special girl who had a very rough start. When she found her way to LCAS she had a large wound on the side of her body. After some TLC (and a half-shaved body) she is back to her normal self!
Friday, August 24, 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.  Here are the ones we've selected as our Pets of the Week.
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Oh, Honey!
It’s locally-made honey, and now is the time of year for it at the Rotary Community Garden in downtown Gastonia, according to local writer and Rotary Club member Janice Holly Booth who told the Lincoln Herald last week about a local Girl Scout and an idea of hers that was, well––buzz-worthy.
Thursday, August 23, 2018

ARC Open House Helps 185 Students
The Asbury Resource Center held an Open House Tuesday (August 21st) handing out supplies to help 185 students get ready for back-to-school.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

BCUMC Boy Scout Troop 73 Hot Dog Sale Aug. 25
On Saturday, August 25 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Troop 73 will be selling hot dogs, chips, and a dessert for $6.00 on the front lawn at Boger City United Methodist Church to raise money for a trip to Sea Base Adventure in the Florida Keys.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Rose Society To Meet Aug. 26
Visitors are welcome to come hear our latest program for the Rose Society on Sunday, August 26 in Lincolnton. Plans will also be finalized for the Rose Exhibition during the Apple Festival. 
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Submit Your Recipes For The Apple Dish Contest
Think you have an apple dish good enough to bring in some cash?!?! If so we would love for you to take part in the 2018 Cooperative Extension Apple Dish Contest! The contest is part of the Lincoln County Apple Festival but judging will take place the Saturday BEFORE: Saturday, September 8.
Monday, August 20, 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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