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More mobility for law enforcement officers on the lake

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You’re on the lake boating when all of a sudden, a member of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office pulls up next to you. The reason that’s happening is because the Sheriff’s Office has been loaned the use of personal watercraft to assist on Lake Norman, courtesy of Westport Marina, N.C.…

Lake Calendar

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WAYNE’S FEAST E.C. Beatty will provide music for July’s Wayne’s Second Friday Feast, 10 a.m. July 14. Cost is $6 per person and includes the tip. Reservations must be made by Sunday, July 9. For more information, call Celia and Paul Deese at (704) 483-4355. If your church group, school…

Summer no time to relax for LCS transportation maintenance crew

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(Editor’s Note: This is the first of a series of articles on Lincoln County Schools departments and the work they do during the summer) Their job is to make sure buses keep going, which is exactly what the Lincoln County Schools Department of Transportation does all summer: Getting ready for…

Herndon retires from First Federal

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In 1965, Lyndon Johnson was president of the United States; America was four years away from its first moon walk; and Evalina Herndon started in the banking industry in Lincoln County at First Federal Savings Bank. On Friday, friends, colleagues and customers gathered to wish Herndon well on her retirement…

Shorn for summer

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Now on to grade school!

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Pageant contestants

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Karena Elizabeth-Grace was crowned Wee Miss Fourth of July in the 4- to 5-year-old category in the Miss Gastonia Scholarship fund. Her sister, Kinsely Aliza-Greer Freeman was a runner-up in the Bitsy Miss Fourth of July in the 0 – 18-months-old category. Both are the daughters of Greg and Dawn…

Students come home champions in Dance Machine competition

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Trophies were the order of the day as students with the Dancers Edge Dance Studio Competition team garnered a number of them June 21 – 24 in Wilkesboro, where they participated in the Dance Machine National Performing Arts Championship. Showing off their awards were (above photo, from left) DeAndra Easter,…

New pastor

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The Rev. Paula Judy became pastor of Messiah United Methodist Church June 27. She earned her bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University and her master’s of divinity from Duke Divinity School. She is an ordained minister of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. The Rev.…

67th Anniversary

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