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Fire burns three acres

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Planners approve measure requiring community input

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A new technique for rezoning which adds community input to the process will be presented to the Lincoln County Commissioners for approval. The Lincoln County Planning Board voted unanimously Monday night to approve Zoning Text Amendment 555. The amendment requires a community involvement meeting before the public hearing and would…

Golf tourney wages battle against cancer

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For the seventh year in a row, a group of people gathered at Verdict Ridge Country Club to join in the fight against breast cancer by playing the game they love. The Susan G. Komen Golf Tournament Aug. 27 was coordinated by Frances Knox, an attorney who owns Verdict Ridge…

Company plan focuses on what customer needs

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Karen Simpson always had the idea of being a business owner in the back of her mind. “I was a human resources executive in financial services and the company had a change of leadership,” she said. “I found myself looking for other opportunities.” The one that appealed to her most…

Around Town 9/12/2007

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HOMECOMING Crouse United Methodist Church will have its annual homecoming Sunday. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. and worship service will begin at 11. The church is located at the corner of N.C. 150 West and Pleasant Grove Church Road. All members, past members and friends are invited to attend.…

Calendar, cards showcase historic sites

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The Lincoln County Historical Association’s 16-month calendar full of unexpected images comes out Friday, just in time for the Apple Festival. The calendar, which was made in a 1920s style, consists of modern-day black-and-white photographs of historic Lincoln County sites. “People are connected to their home, to their community and…

Around Town 9/10/2007

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FRESH START The Fresh Start Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will present a program entitled “Legal Issues of Interest to Singles Over 60” at 6 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Chruch Family Life Center, 190 E. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia. There is no charge for attending the event.…

Tiny Tinkerbell is a big heartwarmer

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Each year, the most popular event at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif. is the Ugliest Dog Contest. If there were a Smallest Dog Contest, the winner would surely be from right here in Lincoln County. Her name is Shirley’s Tiny Tinkerbell, aka “Tink,” and she’s a teacup Yorkshire terrier…

Nontraditional church shows outreach effort

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Just because a church is small doesn’t mean it can’t have a big heart. The folks from Conquering Lion Ministries in Lincolnton are proof of that. “Even as a small church, we want to fulfill our obligations to the community,” said church member Delphine Moore. The church, which was founded…

50th Anniversary

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