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ELMS student spells victory

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Nine boys and six girls lined up Thursday morning in front of a standing room only crowd at the Lincoln County Schools District Spelling Bee. Three rounds and multiple words later, John Workman out spelled them all. Workman, a student at East Lincoln Middle School, spelled his way to success.…

Around Town 1/21/2005

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CANCER SUPPPORT A cancer support group sponsored by the Lincoln Medical Center and the American Cancer Society meets Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Senior Center. Dinner will be provided. Please register by calling 704-732-5133. DEMOCRAT WOMEN Lincoln County Democratic Women will meet Tuesday at…

Restrictions lifted Monday on vaccines

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Restrictions for the flu vaccine will be lifted Monday. On this date anyone who wishes to get the flu vaccine will be able to do so. The Lincoln County Health Department will give the flu vaccine to adults ages 18 and older on the following days and times until further…

Former hobbyist makes racing his life

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Jim Long considers racing to be his work and hobby all entwined into one. Long has been involved in the racing industry for 21 years. He has been with Hendrix Motorsports in Harrisburg since 1995 and has been crew chief for four. He heads up a group of 31 people…

Grand Opening

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Free smoke detectors offered

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Placing free smoke detectors in the homes of residents at high risk is the goal of a new project by local fire departments. The five-year statewide project is in its fourth year, but this is the first time local departments have participated, said Bill Fortenberry with the Lincolnton Fire Department.…

One Injured

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Workshop offers aid for college

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A bright future can hinge on filling out the right paperwork. High school seniors should be looking at college applications and financial aid now, said Carol Kiser, guidance counselor at East Lincoln High School. Submitting a FAFSA form (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is a must, she adds. A…

Disc jockey finds joy in spinning the blues

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Music has been a way of life for Jim Feldmeyer. From playing as a semi-professional musician in Los Angeles to getting involved in radio, it’s obvious it is what Feldmeyer loves to do. His radio career started in Davidson with classical music on WDAV, 89.9, Classical Public Radio. Most recently,…

Former school nurse urged student health

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DENVER – Ruth Hill may be famous. The 79-year-old was a nurse for 38 years and may have been the connection to getting breakfasts in North Carolina schools. The Denver resident worked in Statesville at three elementary and two junior high schools as the school nurse and worked with low…