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A KID’S COMPANY

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Left to right: Caleb, Christian and Colby play on the floor at Pumpkin Center Elementary school where their mother will return for a new school year. Christian was born 14 weeks premature, but is now healthy and strong. Amy Wadsworth / LTN Photo Christian sits on his mother’s lap and…

Residents opine on putting East Lincoln in play

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The topic of recreation in east Lincoln County has been an ongoing discussion for many years. Especially now that it is summer, area residents are searching for things to do. Many of those residents have requests for recreational improvements such as a park and more community activities. Others are fairly…

A check for charity

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East Lincoln Betterment Association President Greg Coffey presents a check for $350 to Al Lovin and Janet Howie of East Lincoln Christian Ministry. The check was from profits raised at ELBA’s Progressive Dinner on June 24. Greg Coffey / Contributed Photo…

50 years of Rotary

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Efird Burris, standing a left with his wife Judy, was recognized Monday by the Lincolnton Rotary Club for 50 years of service to the club. At the podium recalling his long service is the club’s only other half-century member, Wayne Finger. Burris, who joined the club in 1954, complimented the…

Salem Industries seeks new direction

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Salem Industries has unveiled a new logo and two new brochures, according to Leigh Guth, program director. The goal of the new products, funded by the United Way, is to expand Salem Industries’ business, and better reflect changes that have modernized the agency in recent years. “We have been looking…

Sunrise Rotary

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The Rotary Club of Lincolnton, Sunrise, inducts new member Erma Deen Hoyle, center, sponsored by Diane Brogden, left. Hoyle is welcomed by President Lyle Back. The club meets on Thursday mornings at 7:30 a.m. at Lincolnton Country Club. Contributed Photo…

Kids celebrate reading with annual Park Day

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Carefree kids darted through a spray of water shooting from an open fire hydrant, slurped ice cream and flipped through stacks of books Thursday during a program designed to reward them for reading. Park Day, put on by the Lincoln County Public Library and co-sponsored by Lincolnton-Lincoln County Parks and…

Clay Creations

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Joyce Kistler creates a bowl during a workshop hosted by the Lincoln County Senior Center and the Lincoln Arts Council. Gary Lee, owner of Rising Sun Pottery, instructed area seniors on how to make pottery. Their works will be on display in the galleries of the Lincoln Cultural Center in…

Plant celebrates with safety dance

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The basement at Delta Apparel in Maiden came alive Wednesday night with dancing, smiles and laughter. The textile plant held their annual safety celebration to recognize 17 years that there has not been a medical accident in which an employee left the facility for treatment. This year also marks three…

Harvest Presbyterian teaches the basics at Vacation Bible School

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