Home » Archives by category » Local News (Page 1105)

Keep The Beat

Share This Post

Grant will fund new fire truck

Share This Post

The South Fork Volunteer Fire Department has received a grant of $97,191 from the 2004 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. With funds from fiscal year 2004, $745 million will be awarded to several thousand fire departments. South Fork VFD will use funds…

Around Town 2/25/2005

Share This Post

CUP OF GRACE The following performances will take place at Cup of Grace Coffeehouse, 115 W. Court Square, this weekend: 7:30 p.m. today, Phatt Chance (oldies); 7:30 p.m. Saturday, the Sigmon Family (bluegrass). For information cal l704-732-8000 or go to www.cupofgrace.com GYMNASTICS EXHIBITION Lake Norman Gymnastics Academy will host a…

Grand Opening

Share This Post

Meyers makes scenic art masterpiece

Share This Post

More than 40 paintings fill one of the rooms in Louise Meyers’ house. Seagulls taking flight off a Florida coastline. A layer of white snow and a calming setting. A large overflowing waterfall. Meyers said it’s hereditary. Her grandfather was an artist and built two churches in Ukraine. She got…

60th Anniversary

Share This Post

West park to ask for fund grant

Share This Post

County commissioners have agreed to match a $250,000 grant to West Lincoln Park from the Land and Water Conservation Fund should the grant be approved. The Land and Water Conservation Fund provides money to projects under conditions in order to promote preservation of natural resources. The grant is in addition…

Students gearing up for book battle

Share This Post

West Lincoln Middle School students have their noses in books. The goal – promote reading and have fun at the same time. The Battle of the Books competition for Lincoln County is heating up. The battle will be held at 9 a.m. March 18 at North Lincoln High School between…

The future will stop for those who drop

Share This Post

ASHLEY CUNNINGHAM, JENNY BOYLE, HANNAH HOOVER and JESSICA LESTER North Lincoln High School ———————————— A Chinese Proverb says, “Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back.” Dropout rates across the board seem to be lowering. For example, in Lincoln County last year, 167 people dropped out.…

Duke to address outages

Share This Post

A representative of Duke Power will be the guest speaker at the next East Lincoln Betterment Association meeting starting at 7 p.m. on March 10. ELBA has now moved its meetings to Thursdays instead of Tuesdays and will begin meeting at Unity Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 8210 Unity Church Road.…