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Around Town 4-9-14

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  TODAY Chicken fundraiser Individuals may now purchase advanced tickets for a grilled chicken lunch plate to assist Jeff Leonhardt and family. Plates may be picked up 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3 at the West Lincoln Rescue Squad building, 1329 Wright Rd. in Vale. Cost is $8. For…

Around Town — 4-7-14

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TODAY Blood drive     Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 4-7 p.m. at Denver Fire Department, 3956 N.C. 16 in Denver. To schedule an appointment, call (704) 972-4700 or visit carolinadonor.org. Game night                                                                                                                                           The West Lincoln Library, 5545 W. N.C. 27 in Vale, will host…

Around Town — 4-4-14

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FRIDAY SciVisit for students Gaston College will host a SciVisit for select Lincoln and Gaston middle school students 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Dallas campus. The event will promote STEMM awareness of science, technology, engineering, math and medical through hands-on, interactive activities. For more information, call Heather Woodson…

Around Town — 4-2-14

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WEDNESDAY Quilt Guild Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lincoln County Senior Center on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus, 514 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call Tony Darr at (704) 992-2871 or email him at ldarrnc@aol.com. Last Man’s Club The Last Man’s…

Around Town 3-31-14

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  TODAY GED / Adult High School  Gaston College will offer a free scholarship to pay for the GED test. To apply, students must attend a Basic Skills Orientation class 5:30-8:30 p.m. starting today (March 31) through April 3. The class is for new and returning students wishing to enter…

Around Town — 3-28-14

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TODAY Lions Club scholarships      Seniors at each of the county’s four public high schools may now apply for a $500 Lincolnton Lions Club college scholarship. Applicants must be Lincoln County residents and submit an application, high school transcript, two reference letters and an essay on volunteerism. Scholarships will be awarded…

Around Town — 3-26-14

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TODAY Pageant registration Registration is now open to girls ages 0-19 from Cleveland, Lincoln, Gaston and surrounding counties for Miss Easter on Parade Pageant, set for 3 p.m. April 5 at the Cherryville Community Building, 106 S. Jacob St. The Miss Gastonia Scholarship Association is sponsoring the event. the Contestants…

Around Town — 3-24-14

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MONDAY Diabetes discussion  CMC-Lincoln will host the free discussion “Complimentary and Alternative Medicine and Diabetes” 6 p.m. at the Lincoln Medical Plaza, 441 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton. Dr. Wissom Nadra will speak; refreshments will be provided. Registration is not required. For more information, call Valerie at (980) 212-6006(980) 212-6006. Relay…

Around Town — 3-21-14

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TODAY Scholarship application High school seniors at WLHS, ELHS, NLHS and Lincolnton are may apply now through April 8 for the Trey Whiteside Memorial Scholarship. One student from each public high school will receive $1,000. Applications are available with each school’s guidance counselor. For more information, call (704) 477-6967(704) 477-6967.…

Around Town — 3-19-14

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TODAY Line dancing The Lincoln County Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus in Lincolnton, will host line dance lessons 10-11 a.m. for ages 60 and up. Lessons will be every Wednesday in March. Cost is $2. For more information, call (704) 732-9053(704) 732-9053. Pink Sunday…