Home » Archives by category » Local News (Page 1180)

Local bands advance to finals in Trojan Classic

Share This Post

Three local high school Marching Band made it into the finals at the 25 Annual Olympic Trojan Classic in Mecklenburg County this past weekend. Out of 22 competitors, the Lincolnton High School, East Lincoln High School and North Lincoln High School Marching Bands (West Lincoln High School was on their…

Accused former minister collapses

Share This Post

A former Lincoln County minister accused of sexually abusing three of his daughters did not appear for trial Monday in Yadkin County Superior Court due to health reasons. Ted Hendrix, 65, collapsed Friday after his daughters appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show Thursday to talk openly about the abuse they…

Fishing

Share This Post

The Mt. Mourne Scout Troop No. 173 went fishing in Lake Norman on Oct. 16. Here they are seen holding their catch. Left to right are Jay Lemond, Cole Brossoit, Garret Barber, Scout Leader Ken Anson, Kyle Anson, Ryan Picard, Josh Roseman, Steven Dixon and Caleb Presson. Contributed Photo…

Former chemical engineer finds life on film

Share This Post

Edgar Smith didn’t have anything else better to do on a Tuesday and Thursday. When his friend asked him to share the driving and attend an “Acting for the Camera Advanced,” class at Central Piedmont Community College, Smith could not turn him down. He thought it would be interesting to…

The Point recognized for landscape upkeep

Share This Post

The Point on Lake Norman has won the Environmental Improvement Grand Award from the Associated Landscape Contractors of America (ALCA) for outstanding landscape maintenance. HighGrove Partners will accept the award at the ALCA Green Industry Conference Nov. 2-6 in Charlotte. ALCA is a trade association that promotes business management skills…

School group moves with first year grace

Share This Post

Hannah Hoover has been dancing since she was three-years-old. Never interested in sports, Hoover has always wished for her school to have a dance team. Hoover, a senior at North Lincoln High School, is now the captain of the school’s dance team, which is now in its first year. “I…

50th Anniversary

Share This Post

Harold “Bill” and Jamsie “Sis” Shull celebrated 50 years of marriage on Oct.2 with a 1950s themed reception at the home of Ronald and Martha Fulbright, sister and brother-in-law of Sis. Garry and Annette Richard chauffeured the Shulls to the reception of 150 people in a 1957 Bel Air Chevrolet.…

Commisioner candidates respond to questions

Share This Post

Voters will choose three new members of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners this year. Five candidates — three Republicans, one Democrat and one Libertarian — are vying for the seats. Terms are for four years. No matter who wins, Republicans will maintain control of the board. Candidates were asked…

Growing Lincoln County — Matherly explains LEDA operations

Share This Post

A day in the life of Barry Matherly, executive director of the Lincoln Economic Development Association (LEDA), involves many decisions. He went over some of those decisions at the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Networking Luncheon on Wednesday. Matherly’s main goals include increasing the tax base in Lincoln County and…

Proud to be a businesswoman

Share This Post

Dr. Pat Higbie speaks to fellow businesswomen Thursday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Parrish House. Higbie was the keynote speaker at the event put on to observe National Business Women’s Week. The event was sponsored by the Lincolnton Business and Professional Women’s Organization of Lincolnton. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo…