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Lincolnton Fire offers safety tips

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Staff report Halloween is a favorite holiday for children and adults alike. In order to help Lincoln County residents stay safe while they are out trick-or-treating, the Lincolnton Fire Department provided a few safety tips for those enjoying the festivities, courtesy of the National Fire Protection Association. When choosing a…

State Judo Championship

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Paul C. Rhyne award winners announced, Art Crawl canceled

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Staff Report The Arts Council of Lincoln County presented the 2014 Paul C. Rhyne Art Competition awards during a ceremony on Friday in the galleries of the Lincoln Cultural Center. First, second and third place winners were chosen, as well as three honorable mentions. The exhibit will be on display…

Class of ‘43

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Scout partners with Lowe’s Home Improvement

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Newspaper column helps man find his grandfather

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PAULETTE BALLARD Guest Columnist Several weeks ago, I wrote a column about Adolphus Travis, who wore a wooden leg made by one of his neighbors. I thought this was an interesting story, but I had no idea it would lead me to another column. Approximately a week after my column…

Church group’s dresses have a worldwide impact

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Denver UMC group sends dresses on mission trips ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer Several women that meet weekly at Denver United Methodist Church have made a global impact with their sewing machines. Church members Faye Helton, Jean Durham, Connie Berry, Wanda Reynolds, Judy Martin and Margaret Reep came together in May…

Lincolnton Class of ‘57 holds reunion

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Delivering the mail can be dangerous

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PAULETTE BALLARD Guest Columnist Doug Ballard works for the Post Office, delivering mail every day. Two years ago he was performing his work as usual when the driver of a Camaro hit him from behind. Ballard said he was attempting to make a left turn when the Camaro decided to…

Rock Springs Class of ‘51 holds reunion

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