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Sheriff Says Election Win Wasn't About Him
Lincoln County Sheriff Bill Beam got a resounding victory in the Republican Primary on Tuesday (May 17th) but he says the election wasn't about him: "It was about my people."
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Lentz Recreation Center Open Again
Now that the election is over, the Wm. Lentz Recreation Center (gym) at Betty Ross Park will be reopening for regular recreation activities.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

LCSO Assists Boy Scouts With SAR Merit Badge
This past weekend members of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Land Search team were at Camp Bud Schiele in Rutherfordton teaching Search and Rescue (SAR) Merit Badge to some 216 Scouts.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Corvettes To Benefit Senior Living Community
The public is invited to come out and see automotive history as the Carolina Classics Corvettes car club teams up with Wexford House Assisted Living for a classic car show on Friday, May 20 from 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Art Crawl Set Happens Friday
The Spring Art Crawl happens this Friday evening (May 20th) in downtown Lincolnton.
Monday, May 16, 2022

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Sunday, May 15, 2022

Toliy Givens 5k June 11th @ Lincoln Charter
Surely everyone is aware of what's been happening in Ukraine.  One way you can help is by participating in (or donating to) the Toliy Givens Memorial 5k at Lincoln Charter School in Denver, happening Saturday June 11th.
Friday, May 13, 2022

The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence
This Friday (May 20th) is an important date in North Carolina and US history--or is it?  In this  44th in our series of articles from the SAR and DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday in 2026; we learn more about the alleged Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence.
Friday, May 13, 2022

Catawba County Schools 'Of the Year' Awards
On Tuesday (May 10th) Catawba County Schools honored their 'Of the Year' award winners for 2022.
Friday, May 13, 2022

Linda Pineda-Sabas Earns Academic Award
Linda is the school’s recipient of the North Carolina Community College System Academic Excellence Award. She has overcome many setbacks to get where she is, including family tragedies, emigration and more. 
Thursday, May 12, 2022

Summer Concerts 2022
Maiden had hoped to begin its Jive After Five concert series this Friday (May 13th), but the weatherman had a different idea.  Here's the latest on summer music (and other) events in our area.
Thursday, May 12, 2022

NBC "The Voice" Winner Coming To Maiden
Todd Tilghman, season 18 winner of NBC’s The Voice, will be performing in Maiden on Saturday, May 28 at 6 p.m. along with the host group “The Littles” and America’s First Family of Gospel Music “The Hoppers.”
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Gourmet Hot Dog Fundraiser This Saturday At The Corner Table
This Saturday, May 14, make plans to stop by The Corner Table for their Gourmet Hot Dog Fundraiser from 11 a.m. till 2 p.m. during the annual Foothills Folk Art Festival. The festival and fundraiser will take place rain or shine. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit The Corner Table’s Community Kitchen.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Apprenticeship Helps Kings Mountain Man
Ernest Meeks has new job, debt-free education.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Chafin Earns Honors As Public Safety Student
Michael Chafin is right where he wants to be. The Dallas man will be among Gaston College’s May 13 graduates earning an associate in applied science degree. At the recent student awards celebration ceremony, he was named the Outstanding Public Safety Student for his excellence in the school’s fire protection technology program.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Health Dept. Honors Essay Contest Winners
Lincoln County Board of Health recently awarded scholarships to Jaelyn Freeston, Seraphina Shutt and Lance Beam as a result of the inaugural Public Health Leadership Essay Contest. 
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Empty the Shelters
The Gaston County Animal Shelter is participating in a nationwide "Empty the Shelters" event sponsored by Bissell Pet Foundation.  Lower adoption fees are being offered this week.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

LC Health & Wellness Fair Coming May 21
The event will be open to the public for people of all ages. The goal is to promote knowledge of health and wellness resources available in Lincoln County from many different organizations, companies, etc. Free admission and parking. Food, Prizes, Giveaways, and More!
Monday, May 9, 2022

LCSO Taking Applications For Citizen's Police Academy Course
The academy is open to all individuals aged 18 and over who work or reside in Lincoln County. This year’s academy class will be held every Monday from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. from August 15, 2022, to November 21, 2022.
Monday, May 9, 2022

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Sunday, May 8, 2022

Second Annual Memorial Day Celebration
Memorial Day is about much more than hotdogs, cook-outs and beach trips. It’s a day for honoring the fallen of America’s military. And in Stanley, this Memorial Day––Monday, May 30, at 11:30 a.m.––will bring the second annual Stanley Cemetery Ancestry Fund Memorial Day Celebration.
Sunday, May 8, 2022

CVCC Students Recognized for County Park System Artwork
Stephanie Huitron, Gideon Hart and Maddie Barrymore, students in the Advertising + Graphic Design Program at Catawba Valley Community College, were honored during the May 2nd Catawba County Board of Commissioners meeting for their creation of a four-piece artwork series representing the Catawba County Park System.
Sunday, May 8, 2022

United Way Day of Action Friday
The United Way of Lincoln County's annual Day of Action will be held this Friday (May 13th).  Volunteers are needed to work two hour shifts at Oaklawn Community Center or at A Place to Grow.  
Sunday, May 8, 2022

George Washington Becomes Our First President
This is an election year, but not one for a Presidential election.  The next one of those will be in 2024.  As we prepare for America's 250th birthday in 2026, we're offering a series of articles from the DAR & SAR, and this is the 44th in that series.
Saturday, May 7, 2022

KLCB Sponsors Cleanup This Saturday
Keep Lincoln County Beautiful is sponsoring a community cleanup day at Unity Church Road Peninsula this Saturday.
Friday, May 6, 2022

Gaston College Helps With Cyber Defense
NSA designates college national center of excellence.
Thursday, May 5, 2022

Veterans Coffee Group Meets May 10
Veterans Coffee Connection, a coffee group for veterans of all ages and branches of military service will meet Tuesday, May 10 at 8:30 a.m. at BBQ King in Lincolnton.
Thursday, May 5, 2022

Delta Sigma Honors Scholarship & Award Winners
The Delta Sigma Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (DKG) met to honor scholarship and award winners, recognize membership milestones, and induct nine new members on April 28.
Thursday, May 5, 2022

Carolina Caring Salutes All Nurses During Nurses Week
For Nurses Week, Carolina Caring put together some heartwarming stories of how their nurses go above and beyond for their patients and families. Brittany Gettys, RN, works in Gastonia, Lincolnton and Cherryville, while their other wonderful nurses work mostly in the Newton and Hickory area.
Thursday, May 5, 2022

Help LCCAC Win A $25,000 Grant By Voting Now
Lincoln County Child Advocacy Center was selected to be one of 200 finalists out of 4,000 entries for a $25,000 grant offered through the State Farm Neighborhood Assist program. They now need the help of the community by voting for their cause to put them in the top 100 to receive $25,000. Voting is easy but please do so through May 6.
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Getting Back to Normal
We survived 'the lost year' (2020) and 2021--now it's time to have some fun!  Many of the events that got canceled because of the pandemic return this year.  
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

State Farm Poker Run Helps Folds of Honor
Area State Farm Insurance agents sponsored a Motorcycle Poker Run Saturday (April 30th) and raised over six thousand dollars for Folds of Honor, an organization providing scholarships to military families.
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

And so, it begins...the Revolutionary War
Most consider July 4, 1776 as the start.  That was the date of the Declaration of Independence, and in just over three years, we'll observe America's 250th birthday based on that date.  But the war for America's independence actually began much earlier.
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Mother's Day Drive Thru Friday @ Senior Center
Mother's Day is Sunday (May 8th) and the Lincoln County Senior Center has a special event to honor mothers scheduled for this Friday (May 6th). It's a Mother's Day Drive-Thru.
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Bobby Lutz Tells Us How It Happened
At the May 9 Eastern Lincoln Historical Society meeting college basketball coach Bobby Lutz will tell how the Howard’s Furniture champion softball team put this area on the map! The meeting is at 6 p.m. at the Mundy House Annex in Denver and is open to the public.
Sunday, May 1, 2022

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Sunday, May 1, 2022

WSGE Spring Fundraiser, May 1-14
Gaston College’s radio station, located at 91.7 on the left of your FM dial, this year has the theme of “Play It Forward” for its fund drive.
Saturday, April 30, 2022

Senior London England Created Community At Lees-McRae
From participating in Student Government Association to playing on the men’s basketball team, senior London England has not wasted a minute of his four years at Lees-McRae. The Biology major with a minor in Marketing has tackled his college education head-on.
Saturday, April 30, 2022

"Harvey"
The Lincoln Theatre Guild will present the comedy "Harvey" this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton.
Friday, April 29, 2022

Relay for Life Friday Night
The Lincoln-Gaston Relay for Life will be held this Friday evening at Gaston College in Dallas.
Friday, April 29, 2022

Mcintyre Pursues Academic & Campus Opportunities At Gardner-Webb
In her first year at Gardner-Webb University, Lauren McIntyre, of Lincolnton, N.C., engaged in campus life by joining several groups and making many friends. “GWU is a small community of believers who want to help you reach your goals and beyond,” described the youth discipleship studies major, who expects to graduate in 2025.
Friday, April 29, 2022

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out Activities For May
Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday at five convenient locations. A hot, balanced lunch is served each day.
Friday, April 29, 2022

Gaston County's 4th Confirmed Rabies Case Of 2022
On Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 6:25 p.m., Gaston County Police Animal Care and Enforcement responded to a call for service in the area of Monticello Drive off Redbud Drive in Gastonia, NC where a bat was found in a resident’s yard.
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Author Tamra Wilson To Discuss New Book At CC Library
The Catawba County Library will be hosting Tamra Wilson, local author and columnist at The Hickory Daily Record, Observer-News-Enterprise and Lincoln Herald, to discuss her new book and how it benefits the community. The program will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3 at the Main Library in Newton.
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

The Buzz About Beekeeping
Join the Catawba Valley Beekeepers Association for a program on May 2 to learn about all things bees. Free program for all ages but space is limited so call or register on line as soon as possible.
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

LCST Carpentry Class Constructs Dog Park Play Structures
Students in the Carpentry I class at the Lincoln County School of Technology have recently been busy constructing and installing dog play structures at the Motz Avenue Dog Park in Lincolnton.
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Thomas Jefferson
Some of those who were the most important figures in the American Revolution were both heroes and villians.  Thomas Jefferson, who became the third US President, is one.
Monday, April 25, 2022

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Sunday, April 24, 2022

Sandi Patty Concert Friday @ Citizens Center
One of America's best known gospel music artists, Sandi Patty, will be presented in concert this Friday evening (April 22nd) at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton.  Many tickets are still available in all sections (as of Friday morning).
Friday, April 22, 2022

Register to Vote Today
If you aren't already registered to vote, this Friday (April 22nd) is the deadline to register to vote in the Primary Election on May 17th or to vote absentee by mail.  [You can, however, register and vote at the same time during Early Voting April 28th-May 14th.]
Friday, April 22, 2022

Mock Trials Precede Opening Of New Courthouse
The impending opening of Lincoln County’s new courthouse is a thing of much anticipation. But before the new facility opens to the public, court officials and staffers will conduct a series of mock trials, May 2-5.
Thursday, April 21, 2022

North Brook Celebrates 100 Years
Last Wednesday (April 13th) North Brook Elementary School held its 100th Year Celebration.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Growing Pains
Lincoln County is feeling growing pains.  The influx of new residents and others who would like to live here is creating traffic problems: it will likely mean the County will have to build another school in East Lincoln in the next few years; and for some, it's destroying what they found desirable about rural or small town life.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Tax Revaluation Q & A
Lincoln and most other area counties are in the process of revaluation of properties for tax purposes. The new values--to be released in February 2023--will be used in determining the county tax rate next year. Tax Administrator Susan Sain is doing a series of articles about revaluation. This is the second in that series.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Lincoln County Public Library Wants To Hear From You!
The Lincoln County Public Library is in the process updating its Strategic Plan to help guide the development of services, programming and resources over the next three to five years. They are requesting input from you, the public about how the Library will serve the community in the future.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Pollock Turned Pesos Into Dollars
Chances are you see it every day and use it often--the symbol for the US dollar ($).  This is the 41st in our series of articles  from the SAR and DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday in 2026 and it tells the story of how the dollar sign came to be.  
Monday, April 18, 2022

Upcoming Virtual & In-Person Community Involvement Meetings
There are five upcoming Community Involvement Meetings for zoning requests that will be heard at the June 6th joint meeting of the Board of Commissioners and Planning Board. A summary of each request is with dates and times are included.
Monday, April 18, 2022

LC Commissioners & Planning Board Joint Meeting May 2
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Planning Board will hold a joint meeting on Monday, May 2, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. Following the joint meeting, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will hold public hearings. 
Monday, April 18, 2022

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Sunday, April 17, 2022

Lincoln County High Schools Offer AP Capstone Diploma Program
Diploma program focuses on college-level research, collaboration, and presentation skills crucial for college and career success.
Saturday, April 16, 2022

A Hospice Volunteer's Story Of Love & Compassion
Barbara Moyer has served as a Carolina Caring hospice volunteer for more than 40 years. She sees herself as a vessel of the Lord and considers the experiences she’s had while serving patients to be a blessing.
Saturday, April 16, 2022

'Catawba Counts'
Catawba County Schools held a 'Catawba Counts' math competition Tuesday for fourth through sixth graders from Catawba County elementary schools.
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Author of Book About Ridgeview to Visit Library
Lincolnton had Newbold.  Bessemer City had Lincoln High.  Gastonia had Highland.  They were the black high schools in the days of segregation.  Integration closed them and a cultural history was largely lost.  Hickory had perhaps the most revered of those schools--Ridgeview.  A descendant of one of Ridgeview's unbeaten 1964 football team will be at the Ridgeview Branch Libary on Saturday April 23rd, to talk about the school, the team and her new book.  
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

County EMS Congratulates PhD Candidate
Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services is congratulating a future PhD candidate. Felicitations are going out to Andrew Brotherton of Newton, a graduate of Bandys High School and a U.S. Army veteran (2014-18).
Tuesday, April 12, 2022

It's Strawberry Season--Almost
The weekend cold spell didn't do much to spoil what may be a great year for strawberries.  That's what Ethan Lineberger at Lineberger's Maple Springs Farm on the Stanley-Dallas Highway told us Monday mornnig.  "This year's may be the best in nearly a decade," he said, "larger and more plentiful."  The first strawberries of the season were to become available Monday afternoon (April 11th).
Monday, April 11, 2022

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Sunday, April 10, 2022

Blackberry Winter
This morning's dip into the upper 20s may or may not have equaled the record low for the day. The record low for April 10th in Lincoln County was 27° in 2016; this morning, it got down to 27 in some places, 28 or 29 in others.
Sunday, April 10, 2022

National Night Out Returns August 2
Registration for this year’s event is now open. We want to encourage our community members and local businesses to come out and join us.
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Veterans Coffee Group Meets April 12
This month’s guest speaker is Jack McCabe, Vietnam veteran and author of the books "Those Left Behind" and “When We Came Home.” 
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Standup To Hunger
The Corner Table, the Newton charity that provides a soup kitchen and a Backpack Program for hungry kids will hold it annual comedy night April 26th, inviting supporters to laugh for a cause.  
Tuesday, April 5, 2022

LHS Drama Club Presents "The Addams Family"
The Lincolnton High School Drama Club will present "The Addams Family" this weekend at the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Tuesday, April 5, 2022

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Sunday, April 3, 2022

Double Feature Gardening Talk On Tomatoes & Fire Ants
On Monday, April 4 explore the world of tomatoes and growing them in your garden. Then find out about all you need to know about fire ant control.
Friday, April 1, 2022

Notice Of May 17, 2022 Primary Election For Lincoln County, NC
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to G.S. 163-33(8) that a Primary Election will be held in Lincoln County on Tuesday, May 17th, 2022 for Federal, State, Judicial and County. All qualified registered voters are eligible to vote in this election. Click of this article for more information on offices to be elected, who can vote, one-stop voting places and more.
Friday, April 1, 2022

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For April
Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday at five convenient locations. A hot, balanced lunch is served each day.
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Growing
While the Charlotte metro area is growing, the rate of growth in Lincoln County is outpacing that of all but one other county in the Charlotte metro according to the US Census Bureau.
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Cherryville Radio Station Switching FM Frequency
Cherryville radio station WCSL will be switching its FM frequency beginning this Friday (April 1st).  The station will continue to broadcast on 1590 AM, but will now be heard at 92.9 FM.  A new FM tower location will also mean increased coverage for the FM signal.  
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Celebrating Week Of The Young Child - April 2-8
The Partnership for Children of Lincoln/Gaston Counties, Inc. invites you to join us in celebrating the 50th Annual Week of the Young Child (WOYC). This fun-filled week is sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Applications Now Being Accepted For Bulow Bowman Scholarship
Applications for the Bulow Bowman Scholarship Fund are now being accepted through April 18, 2022. The scholarship fund was created by Bulow W. Bowman in honor of her mother, the late Bulow M. Bowman.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

CC Senior Nutrition Services Joins In Month-Long March For Meals Celebration
Catawba County Senior Nutrition Services is participating in the 20th annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meals on Wheels and our senior neighbors who rely on the vital service to remain healthy and independent at home.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

CAPC Pinwheels For Prevention April 6
The Children’s Advocacy & Protection Center of Catawba County will be holding an event in observation of National Child Abuse Prevention Month on April 6, 2022 beginning at noon. This year’s event will be held at Zahra Baker All Children Playground at Kiwanis Park.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Landen's Story Family Fun Fest Saturday
The Landen's Story Foundation will hold a Family Fun Fest this Saturday (April 2nd) at New Vision Ministries on Clark Creek Road.
Monday, March 28, 2022

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Saturday, March 26, 2022

Revaluations Are Underway
NC law requires that counties do revaluations of real property at least every eight years.  Lincoln and most surrouding counties are on a four-year schedule and their revaluations due next year are now underway.  Tax Administrator Susan Sain will be discussing revaluation in a series of articles, of which this is the first.
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Cherryville Y Has New Home
The Cherryville YMCA has moved to its new location on N. Mountain St.  The Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening are scheduled for 4 PM Thursday (March 24th).
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Cindy Williams & Sandi Patty Coming Soon
Two performances you may want to put on your calendar: Cindy Williams of Laverne & Shirley fame and gospel great Sandi Patty are coming to our area.  Tickets are now available.
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Mamba Wins Heafner-Williams Competition
Thando Mamba is the winner of this year’s Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition.
Monday, March 21, 2022

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Sunday, March 20, 2022

Unified Basketball Game at LHS
While most of the attention this week has been on college basketball and the NCAA playoffs known as March Madness, a very special basketball game was played Thursday night (March 17th) at Lincolnton High School.
Saturday, March 19, 2022

Career Fair At Gaston College, March 23
Gaston College is holding a career fair, March 23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Meyers Center on the college’s Dallas Campus. The event is open to both all past and present Gaston College students and community members.
Friday, March 18, 2022

Public Hearing For Childers Boundary Line Changes April 5
The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for public comments regarding school boundary line changes at Norris Childers Elementary School.  This recommended change is due to the projected population growth on the Startown Road corridor that is currently in the Norris Childers school district.
Thursday, March 17, 2022

Westside Cruisers Cruisin' For A Cause
They’re cruising for some very worthy causes indeed. They’re the members of the Westside Cruisers of Lincolnton. And according to group spokesman Jason Ingle, the Cruisers will hold a benefit swap meet and cruise-in on Saturday, April 16, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Heafner-Williams Event This Sunday, March 20
This year’s event––the finals for which are coming up this Sunday, March 20, at 3 p.m.––is an Internet-based affair. It will be broadcast live from the Lincoln Cultural Center.
Wednesday, March 16, 2022

LC Commissioners & Planning Board Joint Meeting & Public Hearings, April 4
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Planning Board will hold a joint meeting and public hearings on Monday, April 4, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Administration Building,
Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Lincoln County Rezoning Requests Community Meetings March 22 & 24
These will be virtual meetingson the Zoom platform, joinable via computer, tablet or smartphone, or simply by phone. Instructions on how to log in or call in will be posted the day of the meeting on the Planning and Inspections Department’s Community Involvement Meetings webpage.
Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Special Concert Event To Benefit Two Non-Profit Organizations
The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge # 85 in conjunction with the Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse is hosting a joint fundraising concert on March 19, 2022, at Red Wolf Farms.
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

PACTS Day at Betty Ross Park
This Wednesday (March 16th) is PACTS Day at Betty Ross Park.
Monday, March 14, 2022

The Widow of Indian King Tavern
March is Women's History Month.  Related to that observance, our series of articles from the DAR & SAR are focusing this month on women in our history.  This is the 40th in that series of articles  from the SAR and DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday in 2026.
Sunday, March 13, 2022

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Sunday, March 13, 2022

Don't Forget To Change Your Clocks & Batteries This Weekend
Daylight Savings Time starts this Sunday, March 13 at 2 a.m. Move your clocks ahead one hour before you go to bed Saturday night.
Friday, March 11, 2022

Arts Council Announces Literary Contest
Trustees of the Robinson and Lineberger estates created the contest in memory of their shared love of poetry and prose and in order to ensure that this tradition continues to give a voice to so many members of the Lincoln County community.
Wednesday, March 9, 2022

School Board Keeps Masks Optional
This time it was unanimous: with the number of new cases of COVID-19 continuing to decline, the Lincoln County Board of Education voted Tuesday night (March 8th) to continue its 'masks optional' policy.
Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Sesler, Struckmeyer Among Competition Singers
Among the performers taking to the stage at the Lincoln Cultural Center are Amanda Sesler of Mooresville and Gretchen Struckmeyer of Raleigh.
Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Choosing A Summer Camp For Your Kids
Before you know it, in another couple of months, summer will be here, too. And according to children’s health expert Kimberly Blaker, it’s not too soon to be planning now for summer camp. 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition March 20th
The Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition, which happens later this month, will be an internet-based affair this year.
Tuesday, March 8, 2022

"Price Is Right" Returns This Saturday
Two things that will be happening next weekend are the change to Daylight Time (starting Sunday March 13th) and "The Price Is Right for Fighting Child Abuse," the annual fundraiser for the  Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse & Child Advocacy Center Saturday night (March 12th).
Sunday, March 6, 2022

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Sunday, March 6, 2022

Phyllis Wheatley
This is the 39th in our series of articles  from the SAR and DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday in 2026.  
Friday, March 4, 2022

Carolina Caring Offers Free Grief Workshop March 13
Grief is unpredictable and the jumbled emotions can often be overwhelming and confusing. If you have suffered a loss, you are invited to join Carolina Caring for Grief 101 – a free, in-person workshop on Sunday, March 13, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Artisan Church, located at 235 E. Main Street in Lincolnton, N.C. 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

LCBC Planning Board Joint Meeting/Public Hearing, March 7
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Planning Board will hold a joint meeting and public hearings on Monday, March 7, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Administration Building, 353 N. Generals Blvd., Lincolnton, NC.
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

ECA High School Scholarships Available; Deadline April 8
Once again the Extension and Community Association is offering their $1,000 scholarship to 4-high school students (1 from each of the public high schools). Please encourage your students to apply! Deadline is April 8, 2022.
Sunday, February 27, 2022

Gaston College Student Has NASA Link
Trenton Laws and his team selected for NASA experience
Sunday, February 27, 2022

Public Notice: Lincolnton City Council Meeting March 3rd
The Lincolnton City Council will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Thursday, March 3 at 7p.m. in the Council Chambers of Lincolnton City Hall located at 114 West Sycamore Street, Lincolnton, NC. The meeting will be live-streamed for citizen viewing.
Sunday, February 27, 2022

Catawba County Seniors Morning Out For March
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. 
Sunday, February 27, 2022

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Sunday, February 27, 2022

The Legacy of John Chavis
With all that has been happening in the world, we've fallen behind a bit in presenting these articles in our series  from the SAR and DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday in 2026.  This is the 38th in the series.
Sunday, February 27, 2022

"Beauty & the Beast" at ELHS
The East Lincoln Theatre Arts Program will present "Beauty and the Beast" this Thursday, Friday & Saturday night at 7, Sunday at 2, and next weekend as well--at the East Lincoln Black Box Theatre.  There's also a special Saturday event for kids.
Thursday, February 24, 2022

Black History Programs Start Wednesday
The  Mount Vernon Rosenwald School Project Committee will present the first of three programs on black history this Wednesday (Feb. 23rd) at 3 PM at the former school on Mt. Vernon Church Road near Iron Station.  
Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Girl Scout Camps for Summer 2022
Registration has opened for iGirl Scout Camps summer sessions for 2022 and early bird pricing on programs runs through February 28th.
Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Lincoln County Middle Schools All-County Chorus
The Lincoln County Schools Middle School All-County Chorus was held last Tuesday (February 15th) at the North Lincoln High School Auditorium.
Monday, February 21, 2022

Gaston County Celebrates 175 Years
Gaston County is celebrating 175 years; but what do you know about its namesake?
Sunday, February 20, 2022

Road Closure
Hudson Poultry Road, between Iron Station and Alexis, will be closed for railroad work this Thursday (Feb. 24th).
Sunday, February 20, 2022

Happy Birthday, Mr. President!
This is the 37th in our series of articles from the SAR and DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday in 2026. 


Saturday, February 19, 2022

What's Happening
After a cold start, this weekend's weather will be sunny but cool--great for getting out and about.
Saturday, February 19, 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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