Home » Entries posted by KaAnSuli (Page 550)

Program to teach Braille to blind children

Share This Post

JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer “It’s not an embarrassment to be blind,” Yvonne Franz said. The Lincolnton resident has been teaching visually-impaired students for more than three decades and could not be more excited to teach Braille and other life skills to eight local five to 12-year-olds this week. Franz helped…

School Board to consider vendors

Share This Post

SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer The Lincoln County Board of Education is expected to take action on a variety of items during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening, as well as hear various reports. First on the agenda is the consideration of several Policy Committee recommendations, including one regarding attendance, another…

Poetry Lincolnton releases anthology

Share This Post

MICHAEL GEBELEIN News Editor Poetry Lincolnton has been hosting readings at the Lincoln Cultural Center every month since 2011 and now the fruit of those meetings is something tangible. The group released its first anthology in June, “The Best of Poetry Lincolnton 2013 Reading Series,” through a co-sponsorship with Charlotte-based…

Local funeral director named state ‘Professional of the Year’

Share This Post

JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A Lincoln County funeral director was recently named “Professional of the Year” for 2013. The Funeral Directors and Morticians Association of North Carolina, Inc., handed out the annual award in a special ceremony last month in Wilmington. Mary Frances White, owner of Ebony and White’s Funeral…

Cherryville finishes Huntersville, Cardinals top Henderson County 8-1

Share This Post

Post 100 to face No. 1 Mint Hill in second round Staff report Cherryville Post 100 finished a three-game sweep of Huntersville and the Lincoln County Cardinals moved one game closer to a sweep of Henderson County after Sunday’s American Legion baseball playoff action. Post 100 wrapped up its first-round…

Around Town — 6-5-13

Share This Post

SATURDAY Church buffet Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a breakfast buffet 7-10 a.m. Cost is $6. Yard sale Daystar Family Worship Center, 115 Industrial Park Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a yard sale (rain or shine) starting 8 a.m. Car Wash Without Walls Freedom…

Outdoor projects for children

Share This Post

AMY WADSWORTH Guest columnist Summer is here! This is the time to explore nature, animals, habitats and all of the outdoor magic to help teach your children about the world. Kim Ward, Technical Assistant with the Partnership for Children has some suggestions for creative art projects to do with your…

Director steps into new role with a big goal

Share This Post

Kathy Jetton, Senior Director of Greater Charlotte Heart Walk, has the lofty goal of $1.75 million; a realistic figure based on the generous support of the corporate community at past events and individual donors and survivors from this region who embrace the organization’s mission of building healthier lives, free of…

Exchange some memories on the Fourth of July

Share This Post

KATHRYN YARBRO Guest columnist I received a telephone call the other night from a long ago classmate and it was so unexpected that I kept thinking about it for several days. When I say long ago classmate, I mean many and elementary school years ago. We settled the reason for…

Cardinals, Cherryville take playoff wins

Share This Post

A win today sends Cherryville to second round Staff report Cherryville Post 100 took a 2-0 lead in its first-round playoff series against Huntersville with an 11-8 win on Wednesday and a 7-2 win on Thursday and the Lincoln County Cardinals opened their series against Henderson County with a 2-1…