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Alert sounded for aquatic weed possibly invading Lake Norman

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The lake might have a new monster worse than Normie, Lake Norman’s legendary creature. Salvinia Molesta, or Giant Salvinia as it is commonly known, may be creeping its way into Lake Norman. If it’s not there yet, it may be just a matter of time. The floating, rootless aquatic fern…

Walking trail under pair of watchful eyes

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A looming white sheet, seven feet tall, stood at the side of the walking trail at the Florence Soule Shanklin Memorial Library. Children, members of the Westport Garden Club and residents of east Lincoln gathered to celebrate Arbor Day. Many people waited on the trail with baited breath in order…

Area women over 50 have people seeing red

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The Red Hat Kiddies of Denver proved that one does not have to fear getting older. Dressed in their red hats and purple outfits, the women laughed, told jokes and even played the kazoo, the official instrument of the Red Hat Society. It was hard not to notice them at…

Lake Calendar

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QUILTING CLASS One six hour class will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 to make a New York beauty wallhanging. Cost is $45. For more information contact the Quilter’s Haven at (704) 483-5999. EAST LINCOLN COMMUNITY GARDEN CLUB The East Lincoln Community Garden Club…

Around Town 5/4/2005

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GOSPEL SINGING A gospel singing will be held featuring Real Faith at Horseshoe Lake Road in Lincolnton at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Everyone is welcome. NARFE MEETING The Lincoln County Chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10 at Ryan’s…

Taking Christ to the open road

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Strapping on a pair of boots, putting on a leather jacket and taking to the road on a motorcycle can be a spiritual experience. “To me, I see the beauty of what God has created everywhere, from the wind to the smell of the flowers,” said Shirley Morris, a Christian…

Around Town 5/2/2005

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DAV VAN The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Van will be at the Lincolnton County DAV hut, 2130 Laboratory Road, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. today. National Service representatives will be on hand to answer any questions concerning DAV benefits, to assist in appealing claims and to brief anyone…

Within the Week

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Friday is one of the biggest days of the year for the town of Lincolnton. “Relay for Life,” the signature fund-raising event for the American Cancer Society, will take place at the Lincolnton High School football stadium. Fundraisers have been hard at work since January, collecting money for the cause.…

West JROTC students recognized

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West Lincoln High School JROTC students who went above and beyond regular duties were honored Saturday at the Blue and Gold Ceremony. “Every program is the same way – you have some that just take the class, then you have others where it almost becomes their whole life,” said Lt.…

Look Familiar?

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