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Employee work policies revised by school board

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Some school district employees holding officer positions in their school’s fund-raising organization will soon have to step down from their positions. “This was to avoid conflict,” said Tony Jenkins, a member of the Board of Education’s policy committee. “It wasn’t to keep any parent or teacher from becoming involved in…

Look at Lincoln

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Audrey Brunt, a fifth-grader at Pumpkin Center Elementary, shares a box of goodies that her mother, Mildred Brunt, sent her from Iraq. Mildred, who works as an assistant chaplain with the army, put together the box for Audrey’s class. It included a rug for the classroom, key chains and American…

Area dentists provide screening services

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Prissy Helms, a dental hygienist for the Lincoln County Health Department, checks four-year-old Makayla’s teeth during a screening for rising kindergartners. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Over the past week, many rising kindergartners have had their teeth poked and prodded by the “tooth fairy.” Prissy Helms, a Health Department dental…

Look at Lincoln

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A golf tournament was held Friday to raise money for the Adopt-a-Cop program. Participating form left to right are Ron Matthews, Lonnie Reep and Tim Johnson. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo…

Charlotte bus route on agenda

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Residents have another chance tonight to tell county commissioners if they would use a bus service from east Lincoln to Charlotte. The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Room on the third floor of the James W. Warren Citizens Center. An express bus…

`Free choce` areas eliminated

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“Freedom of choice” boundaries have been eliminated between Lincolnton and North Lincoln High Schools. The above map show the new boundaries for the two schools. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo With the beginning of the 2004 to 2005 school year, “freedom of choice” boundary areas will be eliminated between North…

Community vigil highlights child abuse survival

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Kathy Vinzant, director of the Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse, spoke out at a vigil held in front of the court house on Sunday evening. The coalition hopes to make the vigil an annual event. Josh Davis / LTN Photo Shirts with the names and ages of North Carolina…

Face-lifting, preservation sought for post office mural

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Conservator Craig Crawford examines damage to the mural inside Lincolnton’s post office Saturday. Local officials are hoping to preserve the mural, which was painted in 1938. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo The mural hanging in Lincolnton’s post office often goes unnoticed every day by residents dropping off packages or purchasing…

Celebrating Lincolnton

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Among the celebrants for Lincoln County’s 225th Birthday Wednesday were Davie’s Rangers, decked out in Colonial attire. From left to right are Mark Ewing, Randy Whitworth and Todd Carpenter. The celebration featured birthday cake and hot dogs at the County Historian’s office on West Water Street. Jenny Walling / LTN…

Spec building an investment of faith

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Alan Lewis, center, of the Keith Corporation shows maps pinpointing the location of the company’s new shell building at the Lincoln County Industrial Park. At left are Barry Matherly, executive director of the Lincoln Economic Development Association, and LEADA Chairman Darrell Gettys. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Ron Leach with…