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CMUD rep answers consolidation questions

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Charlotte/Mecklenburg has done it. So has Rowan County. Wake County is in the process of doing it. “It” is consolidation of city and county water and sewer. With all of the growth expected in east Lincoln, members of the East Lincoln Area Council (ELAC) wonder if consolidation is possible. It’s…

ELBA to get look at new east Lincoln YMCA

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A new YMCA for eastern Lincoln County will be one step closer to reality after Thursday’s 7 p.m. meeting at Unity Presbyterian Church. That’s when members of the East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA) and community members get a glance at the proposed East Lincoln YMCA, also known as “Sally’s Y.”…

“Hands on” Sheriff involved

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Around Town 1/22/2007

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CROUSE VFD The Crouse Volunteer Fire Department board meeting will be 7:30 p.m. today. Members of the community are urged to attend. DEMOCRATIC WOMEN Lincoln County Democratic Women will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Democratic headquarters. There will be homemade soups and desserts will be served. Jeff Lynn, manager of…

Essay Winners

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Recycled cartridges save money, environment

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Everyone knows you can recycle cans, bottles and newspapers. But how about helping the environment by recycling used ink cartridges? One local company is doing just that. Carolina Imaging Group, whose headquarters is located on Industrial Park Road in Lincolnton, is doing its part to save the earth, one ink…

Christmas gift to last lifetimes

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It has a mane from a mop and a leather bridle from an old chair, but it’s the body made from Mississippi debris that makes Katrina the rocking horse truly special. “It was a labor of love,” said Buck Watson, who made the rocking horse for his 9-month-old grandson, Zachary…

New chef brings change to Lincoln’s country club

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When Bryan O’Neal, who began his tenure as chef at Lincoln Country Club on Nov. 15, was in the Army, becoming a chef was not exactly on his list of things to do. “I was not a cook,” said O’Neal. “I was the farthest thing from it.” All that changed…

Free pie available Tuesday

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Free pie comes to Lincolnton Tuesday afternoon, but if you want to eat, you better line up early. “If you feed them, they will come,” said Lucille Johnson, president of the Northbrook Two Extension Community Association and an event organizer. The National Pie Day celebration takes place Tuesday at noon…

80th Birthday

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