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How to turn wood into art

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Hand-turned wood shaped into beautiful, sometimes delicate, forms will be featured at the Lincoln Cultural Center throughout this month. The wood sculptures are the work of Lincolnton artist Don Olsen and are featured in “Holiday in the Woods,” which will be on exhibit in the Cochrane and Carolina Mills galleries…

Food service certified

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Around Town 12/9/2005

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CANDLELIGHT SERVICE Gold Hill Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual candlelight service at 6 p.m. Sunday. CANTATA A Christmas cantata with drama will be held at First Baptist Church in High Shoals at 7 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday. NARFE The Lincoln County Chapter of the National Association…

An early celebration

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Area design firm on TV

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CORNELIUS — A local home designer will be featured on a TV show airing on Charlotte’s WJZY-TV 46 Saturday. The show, “Desperate Design,” will feature Jennifer Pippin with Pippin Home Designs. Pippin met the show’s host, Margi Kyle, 10 years ago. “She emailed me the idea for the TV show…

Introducing Miss Lincoln

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Five young women from the greater Gaston region won titles during the 2006 Miss Gastonia’s Outstanding Teen Pageant held on Nov. 19 in Cherryville. Kristen Marie Butler, 16, was crowned Miss Lincoln County Outstanding Teen. Butler is the daughter of Steven and Teresa Butler of Dallas. She is a junior…

Seasonal cuteness

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During the holiday season, downtown Lincolnton seems to turn into the setting of a Christmas movie. There are carriage rides, beautiful lights, a huge Christmas tree and holiday music playing amongst church bells. I mean, it really is ridiculously cute. It all starts with the parade – that long line…

Lincoln County Commission Foundation presents grants

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The Lincoln County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Foundation for the Carolinas, presented several challenge grants Monday at the weekly Monday luncheon of the Rotary Club. The presentation was made there because many members of the community foundation are also members of Rotary. (Above photo) Harry Huss, at the…

Casting his vote

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Grand openings

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Grand openings were the orders of the day this past week as (top photo) county commissioner Tom Anderson (holding oversized scissors) and Drs. Todd Hamilton (standing next to Anderson) and Stephen Austin cut the ribbon at their Denver practice. Shortly afterwards, at the same location (middle photo) commissioner Anderson and…