Home » Archives by category » Local News (Page 1047)

Sticker error discovered

Share This Post

Due to a processing error, an incorrect number of solid waste stickers were included in the tax bill residents recently received. Each property owner who paid a Solid Waste Fee should have received two stickers per fee paid, but only one sticker per fee was inserted into the bill. The…

Jennifer Dellinger in Munich studying children`s literature

Share This Post

BOONE — Eight students in the master of library science degree program at Appalachian State University are in Munich, Germany, studying at the International Youth Library. This is the second year that Appalachian has offered the study abroad course “International Youth Library Research,” which is hosted by the International Youth…

Readying for the footlights

Share This Post

Lights, camera, action! It’s time once again for the 14th annual Footlights Drama Camp, sponsored by the Lincoln Theatre Guild. This year’s theme for the camp is Fantasy, Folly and SciFi. The camp is 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. through July 14 and again from July 17-21. According to a…

Chamber of Commerce to hold east Lincoln meeting

Share This Post

The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is reaching out to the east Lincoln community to gain input on how the Chamber can better serve the growing Denver area. A community meeting will be held at the East Lincoln Community Center, located on Optimist Club Road 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July…

Lincoln racer tears up track

Share This Post

For Mark Woody and his relatives, Saturday evenings at East Lincoln Motor Speedway have become a family affair. The Dallas resident and owner of Under Water World in Lincolnton took up dirt racing this year after watching his brother-in-law and friend tear up the track. “I figured if they could…

Around Town 7/12/2006

Share This Post

MEETING The Fresh Start Widowed Group of Greater Gaston Area invites all single, divorced or widowed men and women to their meetings Thursday and Saturday at 6 p.m. Thursday’s topic is “Unraveling the Mystery of Healthcare” with Jamie Christopher, RN, BSN. Saturday’s topic is “The Art of Magic and Special…

Reunion

Share This Post

(Top photo, from left) Nancy Guilliams, Bobby Joe Weems, Susimaye Inmane, Rubilee Craig and Nell Schur, all of Texas and all descendents of Revolutionary War soldier Adam Reep, were on hand for the 16th national Reep family reunion, which took place besides Daniels Reformed Church on Reepsville Road. (Above) Other…

Beekeeping is a “honey” of a hobby

Share This Post

Ten years ago, high school teacher Michael Townsley searched for a hobby to supplement his income in the summertime. With the help of his brother-in-law, an Arkansas bee inspector, Townsley found a perfect match in beekeeping. He now works with bees on his property and numerous farms in west Lincoln.…

Bowling league right up these seniors’ alley

Share This Post

For two hours twice per week, Striker’s Lanes and Lounge becomes a gathering place for active senior citizens who visit with each other, eat and bowl. Helen Shaw, one of the organizers of the league, said the Thursday league has about 40 bowlers which split into 10 teams of four…

Around Town 7/7/2006

Share This Post

NARFE MEETING The Lincoln County Chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ryan’s Steakhouse. The guest speaker will be Darrell Harkey. FUNDRAISER The West Lincoln Rockets U.S.S.A baseball team will host a fundraiser beginning 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Wal-Mart shopping center.…