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The Battle of McIntyre's Farm
The Battle of Ramsour's Mill in June, the Skirmish at Cane Creek in September, and the Battle of McIntyre's Farm on October 3rd were all preludes to the much more decisive Battle at Kings Mountain on Octber 7th, 1780.  All are part of the history of America's battle for independence.  In this, the 63rd in our series of articles from the DAR & SAR, Jennifer Baker tells about the Battle of McIntyre's Farm.
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Denim & Diamonds Celebration Saturday Evening at Cultural Center
The Lincoln Cultural Center will celebrate its 30th anniversary this Saturday evening (Oct. 1st) with a Denim & Diamonds event.
Friday, September 30, 2022

Our Community, Our Heritage Festival Oct. 8
The Lincoln County Public Library will be hosting the “Our Community, Our Heritage” Festival on Saturday, October 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center. This event is free and open to the public. 
Friday, September 30, 2022

GCLMPO Public Comment Period Oct. 1-31
The Gaston-Cleveland-Lincoln Metropolitan Planning Organization (GCLMPO) Has Established A Public Comment Period To Amend The 2020-2029 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) And The 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP).
Friday, September 30, 2022

Commissioners Approve Grant Resolution
It took all of seven minutes--and about half of that was for an opening statement by chairman Carrol Mitchem.  Lincoln County Commissioners held a special meeting Tuesday afternoon (Sept.27th) and approved a resolution to seek a grant from the NC Dept. of Environmental Quality to extend County water service to homes on Laboratory Road.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out Activities For October
Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held Monday through Thursday mornings at five convenient locations. 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Accelerated Program For Local High School Students Offered At Lenoir-Rhyne
Local high school juniors and seniors may soon apply to earn credits toward their college degrees through the Lenoir-Rhyne University High School Scholars Academy (HSSA).
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Skirmish at Cane Creek
Each year in Lincoln County, we celebrate the Battle of Ramsour's Mill.  It was a prelude to a bigger battle that would occur later that same year (1780) at Kings Mountain.  This week, as part of our series of articles from the DAR and SAR leading up to America's 250th birthday in 2026, Jennifer Baker tells of another battle--one the Patriots lost, that led up to the win at Kings Mountain.
Monday, September 26, 2022

Submit Your Recipes For The Apple Dish Contest By Oct. 7th
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 2022 Cooperative Extension Apple Dish Contest!
Monday, September 26, 2022

ECA Fried Apple Pies For Sale During October
Price for a fried pie is $3.50. Place your order by calling the Cooperative Extension office at 704-736-8461 on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday of the week, beginning October 3rd, and pick-up your order on Thursday or Friday.
Sunday, September 25, 2022

Current NCWORKS Job Listings
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Sunday, September 25, 2022

Cherryville Little Theatre Presents Misery
Cherryville Little Theatre will present William Goldman’s play, directed by CLT veteran Robert Owens and based upon Stephen King’s novel, Oct. 28 and 29 and Nov. 4 and 5 at 7 p.m. all four nights.
Saturday, September 24, 2022

LC Commissioners Special Called Meeting
The purpose of the special meeting is to consider the application to be submitted to NCDEQ Division of Water Infrastructure for potential grant funding.
Saturday, September 24, 2022

NOTICE OF NOVEMBER 8TH, 2022 GENERAL ELECTION, LINCOLN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to G.S. 163-33(8) that a General Election will be held in Lincoln County on Tuesday, November 8TH, 2022 for U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, N.C. General Assembly, State and Local Judges, District Attorney, City and County Offices. All qualified registered voters are eligible to vote in this election. For more information CLICK HERE.
Friday, September 23, 2022

Gaston College Open House Is Oct. 1
According to its information and marketing department, this event will showcase all the college’s programs, opportunities and benefits it offers. High school students and their families, adult learners and the general public are invited to this free event.
Thursday, September 22, 2022

Public Hearing Oct. 6 On Conditional Zoning Request
Notice is hereby given that the following Public Hearings will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall located at 114 West Sycamore Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Thursday, September 22, 2022

SECU Foundation Presents CVCC $18,000 for Scholarships
Catawba Valley Community College has been awarded a grant through the member-funded State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Foundation to provide scholarships for up to 30 local students.
Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Pumpkin Patch Back At Schiele Museum!
The pumpkin patch has many events, programs and exciting offers through the fall season. They are also introducing their first-ever indoor pumpkin display: Rex’s Indoor Pumpkin Patch, as well as other events, such as an autumn festival.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

It's Constitution Week
The week of Sept. 17-23 is set aside each year as Constitution Week, commemorative of the signing of the US Constitution on Sept. 17th, 1787.  As a part of our series of articles from the DAR & SAR leading up to America's 250th birthday in 2026, as Jennifer Baker tells of another Revolutionary War hero, we take time to acknowledge the importance of this week and that date.
Monday, September 19, 2022

LC Commissioners/Planning Board Joint Meeting Oct. 3
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Planning Board will hold a joint meeting and public hearings on Monday, October 3, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. 
Monday, September 19, 2022

Current NCWORKS Job Listings
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Sunday, September 18, 2022

LC Community Foundation Grants $36,000 To Support Housing, Education & More
The Lincoln County Community Foundation recently awarded $36,000 in grants to 17 local projects. The grants will support programs that address a wide range of community needs across Lincoln County.
Friday, September 16, 2022

Annual Paul Rhyne Art Exhibition Now Ongoing
The annual Paul Rhyne Art Exhibition is now ongoing. It will run through Oct. 25 in the galleries of the Lincoln Cultural Center in downtown Lincolnton. Also in the galleries, the exhibition’s awards night and reception will be held on Monday, Oct. 3, 6-7:30 p.m.
Friday, September 16, 2022

Catawba Riversweep Oct. 1st
The 2022 Catawba Riversweep will be held on Saturday October 1st.  Volunteers will clean up the river, its lakes and tributaries from locations in Lincoln, Catawba, Gaston & other counties.  Keep Lincoln County Beautiful will sponsor the Lincoln County effort from the landing at Beatty's Ford Park.
Friday, September 16, 2022

Groundbreaking for New Maiden Elementary School
A groundbreaking was held Thursday for a new Maiden Elementary School.  The new building is expected to cost about $29.3 million and should be completed in time for the 2024-2025 schol year.
Friday, September 16, 2022

It's Happening Downtown!
This is a big weekend in downtown Lincolnton.  It starts with the final Alive After Five of 2022 this Thursday evening.  On Saturday, there are multiple things happening.

Lincolnton, Lincoln County Water Systems Honored by DEQ
Our Lincolnton and Lincoln County water systems were among 66 statewide to receive AWOP awards for water quality for 2021.  Lincolnton was among 16 water systems in the state to receive the "Gold Star" award for having achieved the AWOP status for more than ten consecutive years.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Christian Ministry Give-Out Day Sept. 17
Christian Ministry of Lincoln County is gearing up for its “Super-Big, Gigantic Give-Out Day” on this coming Saturday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at the ministry offices’ parking lot with toys, clothing and more for families who need them. No paperwork and no registration are needed! All are welcome to this free one-day give-out.
Sunday, September 11, 2022

Last Five Years Opens CLT Season, Sept. 23
The Cherryville Little Theatre is kicking off its new season on Sept. 23, with The Last Five Years. According to CLT President Sarah Sandoval, the show runs again Sept. 24 and Oct. 1 and 2.
Saturday, September 10, 2022

Saturday Events Come Rain or Shine
Events scheduled for Saturday will be held--even if it's raining.  The Kandace Helms 5K and Fun Run beginning at Betty Ross Park will start early Saturday morning; the Hesed House Day of Hope happens 10-2; and the Synergy Twins concert Saturday night at the  Cultural Center will move inside if it's raining.
Friday, September 9, 2022

Gary's Postcard Surprise
Amy Norris, a social worker at Carolina Caring, is passionate about helping those in need, and that often means going above and beyond to help her patients make the most of each day.
Thursday, September 8, 2022

Join Girl Scouts Today To Become Resilient, Ready & Strong Tomorrow
Turning off the pressure to be perfect and tuning into what makes each of us shine in our own way? That’s what being a Girl Scout is all about!
Thursday, September 8, 2022

Kandace Helms 5K is Saturday
The 6th annual Kandace Helms Memorial 5K happens this Saturday (Sept. 10th).
Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Synergy Twins Return
The violin duo Synergy Twins will perform a free concert this Saturday evening at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton.
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Day of Hope at Hesed House Saturday
This event at Hesed House is not just for the homeless. Hesed House of Hope on Ann Gaither Court off E. Lincoln St. will host a Day of Hope this Saturday from 10 AM - 2 PM.
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Counties & Districts in North Carolina
This is the 60th in our series of articles from members of the SAR and DAR leading up to America's 250th birthday in 2026. 
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Visit The Homestead September 10
The Hoyle Historic Homestead, 1214 Dallas Stanley Highway, Dallas, NC 28034 will be open to the public on Saturday, September 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for their annual open house event.
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

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Sunday, September 4, 2022

Patriotic Mural Dedication Is Sept. 12
A dedication ceremony and official unveiling of the mural is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 12, at 10 a.m. at the lodge, located at the corner of the Court Square and North Aspen Street.
Friday, September 2, 2022

Register For Free Event On The Opioid Crisis
Journalist Beth Macy will speak Sept. 22 at the Gaston College Dallas Campus about America’s opioid crisis. Space is limited, so event organizers encourage you to register now via the Website.
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Sept. 17th Will Be Big Day Downtown
Saturday September 17th will be a big day in downtown Lincolnton.  The annual Cruisin' for a Cause will be held that day, and the 2022 Dancing With Our Stars happens that evening at the Citizens Center.
Thursday, September 1, 2022

2022 Property Taxes Due Sept. 1st
Your 2022 property taxes are due Thursday (Sept. 1st); but you have until January 5th, 2023 to pay without penalty.  Tax Administrator Susan Sain has answers to the question: What can I do to pay my taxes?
Monday, August 29, 2022

Carolina Caring Celebrates Three Years Of Cardinal Kids
Carolina Caring’s Cardinal Kids Program recently held a special event to celebrate how much progress the pediatric program has made in just three years. Staff, board members and other supporters gathered for the happy occasion, where it was announced that the program has delivered expert palliative and hospice care to more than 100 seriously ill children and their families.
Monday, August 29, 2022

Author Talk With Tammy Wilson Sept. 8
Meet local author and columnist Tammy Wilson on Thursday, September 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Patrick Beaver Memorial Library as she discusses her new book, Going Plaid in the Solid Grey World, Collected Columns. Readers across the area and beyond have anticipated her writing every other Tuesday in The Hickory Daily Record, Observer-News-Enterprise and Lincoln Herald as well as her blog on www.tamrawilson.com.
Monday, August 29, 2022

Gardner-Webb Offers Early Admission Advantage For Fall 2023
College-bound students, who are ready to join the Runnin’ Bulldog family at Gardner-Webb University, now have the Early Admission Advantage option for Fall 2023. Students who choose this option and meet all the qualifications and deadlines will be accepted for the fall and be notified of an estimated financial aid package by Jan. 16, 2023.
Monday, August 29, 2022

Fort Watauga
This is the 59th in our series of articles from members of the SAR and DAR leading up to America's 250th birthday in 2026. 
Monday, August 29, 2022

Public Notice: Surplus Fire Equipment Donation
The Lincolnton City Council will consider the adoption of a resolution to approve the conveyance of this property at the City Council meeting on Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
Sunday, August 28, 2022

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Sunday, August 28, 2022

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out Activities For September
Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held between 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday at five convenient locations. A hot, balanced lunch is served each day.
Sunday, August 28, 2022

Alive After Five
Bo Schronce made a special guest appearance at Lincolnton's August Alive After Five Thursday night (Aug. 25th).  There's still one more Alive After Five this year--Sept. 15th, but with school starting Monday, this one was a great 'farewell to Summer' party.
Friday, August 26, 2022

Arts Council Now Taking Sub-Grant Apps
The ACLC is now accepting applications for the North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program sub-grants. The deadline is 5 p.m., Sept. 14.
Thursday, August 25, 2022

A Brief History Of The Cherryville Little Theatre
The upcoming season’s opening show is a musical, The Last Five Years, running Sept. 23 and 24 and Oct. 1 and 2. Directed by Erika Barnes, it follows a husband and wife as they recount their marriage.
Thursday, August 25, 2022

LC Commissioners & Planning Board Joint Meetings/Public Hearings Sept. 12
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Planning Board will hold a joint meeting and public hearings on Monday, September 12, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. 
Tuesday, August 23, 2022

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Sunday, August 21, 2022

Gaston County's 9th Confirmed Rabies Case Of 2022
On Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 11:05 a.m., Gaston County Police Animal Care and Enforcement was notified of a positive rabies specimen that was sent to the North Carolina State Lab on Wednesday, August 17, 2022.
Saturday, August 20, 2022

September Is Library Card Sign-Up Month
What’s the most essential school supply of all? “A library card,” says the American Library Association. And according to child care expert Kimberly Blaker, September is Library Card Sign-up Month.
Saturday, August 20, 2022

Lt. Col. John Walker III
Lt. Col. John Walker III once lived in what is now Lincoln County.  He was important in the split of Tryon County that produced both Lincoln and Rutherford counties, and helped with the establishment of Burke County.  Six of his sons fought for the Patriots in the American Revolution.  
Saturday, August 20, 2022

Free Farm Jam Concert Friday, Aug. 19
The whole evening is an opportunity to show appreciation to our local farmers, and all they do for our local economy, environment, and beautiful rural views that will soon vanish if we don’t support agriculture. 
Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Simply Woven Quilt Demonstration Aug. 18 At Cultural Center
Karen Keyes and Tracy Galmon will present a “Simply Woven” quilt demonstration on Thursday, August 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton.
Monday, August 15, 2022

OTC Medicine & Pain
Could the OTC medicine you're taking for pain actually increase your pain long-term?
Sunday, August 14, 2022

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Sunday, August 14, 2022

Old Soldiers Reunion
This is the week for the 133rd annual Soldiers Reunion in downtown Newton. It begins with a cruise-in this Sunday evening (Aug. 14th).
Saturday, August 13, 2022

The Tryon Resolves
The Catawba Valley Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) held a commemoration Saturday near Bessemer City of the Tryon Resolves, adopted in August 1775, a prelude to the Declaration of Independence the following July.
Saturday, August 13, 2022

Peeler Honored by ElectriCities
Steve Peeler, Lincolnton's long-time Public Works & Electrical Utilities Director, was honored this week by ElectriCities with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Saturday, August 13, 2022

This Weekend
You might call this Bluegrass Weekend in Lincoln County.  Four bluegrass bands will perform at the Citizens Center and Saturday is Bluegrass Night at the Rock Springs Campmeeting.
Friday, August 12, 2022

Anaia Mayner Is 2022 Apple Queen
Although this reporter attended the BPW's Miss Lincoln County Apple Queen pageant Saturday night (Aug. 8th) at the Citizens Center, I was unable to get many photos of our new Queen; so pageant director Erica Miller made it possible for me to meet with Anaia Mayner on Wednesday.
Friday, August 12, 2022

Gaston County's 8th Confirmed Rabies Case Of 2022
On Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 12:50 p.m., Gaston County Police Animal Care and Enforcement was notified of a positive rabies specimen that was sent to the North Carolina State Lab on Saturday, August 6, 2022.
Thursday, August 11, 2022

Discover The World Of Trucking!
Want to learn more about the early days of trucking? Now you can experience that for yourself, thanks to the educational exhibits that bring trucking alive at the C. Grier Beam Truck Museum in downtown Cherryville.
Thursday, August 11, 2022

Gentrification?
The Lincolnton City Council, at its August meeting, turned down a rezoning request for a lot on East Pine Street.  The decision may have been an effort to avoid 'gentrification.'
Thursday, August 11, 2022

GoFundMe Account Established for Baker Family
Michael Paul Baker was a 10-year-old student at Union Elementary School.  On Monday afternoon (Aug. 8th), he and his mother, Belinda Shrewsbury Baker, were killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer on Highway 27 east of Lincolnton.  A GoFundME account has been established for the Baker family.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022

College's Practical Nursing Program Best In State
It’s the best in North Carolina. It’s Gaston College’s licensed practical nursing program (or LPN), and according to college spokeswoman Linda Vespa, it has once more been ranked as the number-one such program in North Carolina, having achieved a score of 98.19 percent.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Community Involvement Meeting Aug. 24
A community involvement meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at the East Lincoln Community Center at 8160 Optimist Club Rd., Denver, NC 28137 to provide information about the proposal and to receive comments prior to a public hearing.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Stuff the Bus
The United Way of Lincoln County's annual "Stuff the Bus" collection of school supplies and other items needed for back-to-school is underway.  
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Anaia Mayner is Apple Queen
Anaia Mayner, a North Lincoln graduate currently attending NC State University, was crowned Miss Lincoln County Apple Queen 2022 at the annual pageant Saturday night (Aug. 6th) at the Citizens Center.  
Sunday, August 7, 2022

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Sunday, August 7, 2022

Take Steps To Fight Hunger On Oct. 16
Walkers of all ages and athletic abilities are invited to participate in the walk as individuals or together as families, groups or teams on Sunday, October 16 at 3 p.m. in Downtown Newton.
Friday, August 5, 2022

Kandace Helms Memorial Five-K Is Sept. 10
This sixth annual event starts with a kids’ fun run at 8 a.m. Registration for this ends Sept. 7. The timed five-kilometer (just more than three miles) race starts at 8:30 a.m. Registration for this is $30 per participant, and the fee increases after Aug. 31. Same-day registration will also be available.
Friday, August 5, 2022

Apple Time
The ECA has begun their annual fried apple pie sales.  The winner of the Apple Festival t-shirt design contest has been announced.  This Saturday, the Business & Professional Women's Club will present the 44th Miss Lincoln County Apple Queen Pageant.  The Apple Festival doesn't happen until October 15th, but the related activities are underway.
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Veterans Coffee Group Meets August 9
Veterans Coffee Connection, a coffee group for veterans of all ages and branches of military service will meet Tuesday, August 9 at 8:30 a.m. at BBQ King in Lincolnton.
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

ECA Fried Apple Pies Available During August
The Lincoln County Extension and Community Association (ECA) will be selling fried apple pies the whole month of August!  Price for a fried pie is $3.50.
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Public Comment Period For Revised TIP And MTP
The Gaston-Cleveland-Lincoln Metropolitan Planning Organization (GCLMPO) has established a Public Comment Period to amend the 2020-2029 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP).
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Apple Queen Pageant Is Saturday
The Lincolnton BPW will present the 44th Miss Lincoln County Apple Queen Pageant Saturday evening (Aug. 6th) at the James Warren Citizens Center.
Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Dancing With Our Stars, Jr.
The first ever Dancing With Our Stars, Jr., sponsored by Stroup's Jewelers, was held Saturday night (July 30th) at the James Warren Citizens Center.
Monday, August 1, 2022

Bluegrass Bash '22 Tickets Now Available
The event will be held on Saturday, August 13 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Cost is $20 for an armband to admit you to all activities and concerts. Concerts during the Bash include Ages Past (4 p.m.); Colin Ray and the Burnette Sisters (5 p.m.); Wood Family Traditions (6:30 p.m.); and Deeper Shade of Blue (7:30 p.m.).
Monday, August 1, 2022

The Cherokees and Catawbas in the Revolutionary War
 This is the 56th in our series of articles from members of the SAR and DAR leading up to America's 250th birthday in 2026.
Sunday, July 31, 2022

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Sunday, July 31, 2022

Stanley Ends Curbside Recycling Collection
Earlier in July, the Town of Stanley opted to discontinue its curbside recycling collection program. But as Stanley Mayor Steven Denton explained Thursday, other options do exist for those who want to continue recycling.
Saturday, July 30, 2022

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out Activities For August
Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held between 8:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. Monday through Thursday at five convenient locations. A hot, balanced lunch is served each day.
Saturday, July 30, 2022

Fun Day Saturday at Maiden Splash Pad
On a hot summer day, a visit to the Splash Pad is always fun; but it will be even more fun this Saturday at the Maiden Splash Pad.
Friday, July 29, 2022

What's Happening This Weekend in Lincolnton
The answer to those who complain "there's nothing to do in Lincolnton!" is weekends like this.  A dance competition, a country music show, and more activities are part of Saturday's events.
Friday, July 29, 2022

Notice Of Public Hearing For Proposed Incentive Grant
A public hearing on a proposed Industrial Incentive Grant for Active Concepts will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2022, at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 114 W. Sycamore Street, Lincolnton.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Happening This Week
Lincolnton will have its July Alive After Five on Thursday evening; then the Dancing With Our Stars, Jr. happens Saturday night at the Citizens Center.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022

FBC Children's Ministry Recognized for Pyramid Model Fidelity
The First Baptist Church Children's Ministry was recognized for its achievements in the Pyramid Model of early childhood education.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Soldiers' Reunion Is Aug. 14-18
Planning is under way for Catawba County’s historic patriotic festival, the Soldiers’ Reunion, when, for a week in mid-August, its war veterans are honored.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Back-To-School Drive In Stanley
It’s about a month now before local kids return to school. But in Stanley, a group of folks is already gearing up to help ensure that schoolkids go back with advantages.
Monday, July 25, 2022

Community Involvement Meetings
The following Community Involvement Meetings have been scheduled. Both meetings will be held at the Lincoln County Administration Building, 353 N. Generals Blvd., Lincolnton, N.C. 28092.
Monday, July 25, 2022

The Mayflower, Jamestown, and the American Revolution
Who got it started--the idea of America?  Some trace our history to Columbus' arrival in the New World in 1492.  It's popular to reminisce about the Pilgrims who settled in New England.  But the first English colony was in Virginia several years before the Mayflower arrived.  This is the 55th in our series of articles from members of the SAR and DAR leading up to America's 250th birthday in 2026.
Sunday, July 24, 2022

How Healthy Are We?
The Lincoln County Health Department is seeking public input in an annual Community Health Survey.
Sunday, July 24, 2022

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Sunday, July 24, 2022

CAC Gets $25,000 from State Farm
State Farm agents from Lincoln County visited the Child Advocacy Center in Lincolnton Thursday (July 21st) to present a check for $25,000 from the State Farm Neighborhood Assist program.
Saturday, July 23, 2022

LC Commissioners & Planning Board Joint Meetings August 1
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 1, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. followed by a joint meeting and public hearings with the Planning Board.
Saturday, July 23, 2022

Gaston County's 7th Confirmed Rabies Case Of 2022 Reported
On Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 7:30 a.m., a raccoon, appearing to be sick, was located by a resident in the 1000 block of Brookwood Drive, Stanley, NC.
Friday, July 22, 2022

Comic Con Saturday at LHS
A "Be a Hero" Comic Con will be held Saturday (July 23rd) 10 AM - 4 PM at Lincolnton High School.
Friday, July 22, 2022

The New Frontier For Manufacturing Jobs
It’s at the forefront of the future of manufacturing jobs. It’s the Gaston College Center for Advanced Manufacturing (or CAM). According to college representatives, the recently-constructed, 21,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art CAM is up and humming and a hub of much activity these days.
Friday, July 22, 2022

Atrium Health Earns National Recognition For High-Quality Stroke Treatment
Atrium Health has received the American Heart Association’s “Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke” Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award at 12 facilities across North Carolina and Georgia including Atrium Health in Lincolnton.
Friday, July 22, 2022

The End of the Revolution
Wars eventually end.  The US involvement in Afghanistan was America's longest.  The Vietnam War lasted a decade; World War II (for the US) began in December 1941 and ended in 1945.  The American Revolution began in 1775--the year before the Declaration of Independence.  It came to an end with the Paris treaty in 1783.  
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Powells' Yard Honored By Beautification Committee
Holding congratulatory balloons is Jenny Powell, winner of the recent July 4th Yard and Décor Award, presented by the Town of Stanley Beautification Committee.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Outdoor Pirate Ship Escape Room July 23
Try to escape from this real outdoor pirate ship on Saturday, July 23 at the West Lincoln Branch Library.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Carrie Munday Will Use Scholarship to Buy Books
Carrie Munday, a teacher at Catawba Springs Elementary School and a member of the Vesuvius Furnace Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, recently won a scholarship from the DAR's Helen Pouch Memorial Fund.
Monday, July 18, 2022

Crouse VFD Annual Meeting, Monday, July 25
NOTE: The Annual Community Meeting of the Crouse Volunteer Fire Department will take place at 7 p.m. on July 25, 2022 at the Crouse Community Center instead of the Fire Department.
Monday, July 18, 2022

Quilters Trunk Show July 21
Exciting news for Lincoln Quilters! Coming July 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Lincoln Cultural Center will be "The Pizza Girls" from the Quilter's Gallery with a wonderful trunk show with lots of great ideas for all.
Monday, July 18, 2022

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Sunday, July 17, 2022

Much Activity In Bessemer City
It’s been around for more than three decades now. It’s the Bessemer City Area Chamber of Commerce, and it’s open to businesses, civic organizations and just-plain folks from the Bessemer City area.
Saturday, July 16, 2022

LCSO Taking Applications For Citizen's Police Academy Course
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office will be taking applications for the upcoming Citizen's Police Academy for the next two weeks.  The course is for citizens interested in how the Sheriff's Office serves the community.
Saturday, July 16, 2022

Mahl Named Homeless Coordinator
The Gastonia Police Dept. has named a Homeless Coordinator to work with the police in their relations with Gastonia's homeless population.
Saturday, July 16, 2022

Gaston County Gives Homelessness Grant to Local VFW
Gaston County government announced Thursday (July 14th) a $100,000 grant to VFW Post 9337 for its work on the issue of homelessness.
Thursday, July 14, 2022

What's Happening
A pirate, a wizard, music and more--you must be talking about what's happening this weekend in Lincolnton!
Thursday, July 14, 2022

Volunteer Now for "Stuff the Bus"
It may be mid-July, but the beginning of school for 2022-2023 isn't that far away.  The United Way of Lincoln County will again this year conduct its "Stuff the Bus" drive for school supplies.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022

"The Wizard of Oz" Opens Thursday
The Lincoln Theatre Guild's production of "The Wizard of Oz" opens Thursday (July 14th) at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton.
Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Calling All Denver Communities For National Night Out
Interested In Participating?  Registration Is Open Until July 22 for National Night Out on August 2 in the field beside Walmart from 5-9 p.m. Where Is Your Neighborhood Representative? This Is For You, Free Of Charge.
Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Smith Earns State-Level New Artists' Grant
Local artist Stacey Pilkington Smith has been busy as a bee lately. She recently earned an $1,800 state-level grant for artists’ new projects which she’s using the money in connection with creating a book for kids, all about her new journey into the world of beekeeping.
Sunday, July 10, 2022

Pirate Week
Saturday (July 9th) kicks off what is being called 'Pirate Week' in Lincolnton.
Friday, July 8, 2022

Sunflowers Bloom In Carolina Caring Community
Carolina Caring has been working on a special project for staff to make them smile. Ben Dungan, Carolina Caring Foundation’s Director of Grants and Database Administration, is a talented horticulturist. With his help, the nonprofit recently planted sunflower seeds at its Newton campus and are now seeing these beautiful flowers bloom.
Friday, July 8, 2022

Liberty Point Resolves
We just celebrated America's birthday based on the Declaration of Independence in 1776.  That, of course, wasn't the first such declaration.  North Carolina's state flag bears two dates of other supposed declarations.  Yet another similar resolution (but not a declaration of independence) was the Liberty Point Resolves of 1775.
Friday, July 8, 2022

Saine: State Funding Will Help Get Artificial Turf Fields
State Representative Jason Saine said he is pleased to announce key funding for area high school athletic programs was included in the budget passed last week by the North Carolina General Assembly.
Friday, July 8, 2022

All About Good Mental Health
The significance of mental health is often underrated and misunderstood.
Thursday, July 7, 2022

Independence Day
There were many Independence Day celebrations.  Some began over a week earlier.  Cherryville celebrated on Friday; Maiden had its Independence Day parade Monday morning; Lincolnton had a parade and fireworks Monday night.  In the Westport community on Lake Norman, the Monday morning parade honored veterans.  
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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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