Home » Archives by category » Local News » Life (Page 268)

‘Steel Magnolias’ a story of friendship and family

Share This Post

The great thing about Belmont Abbey College’s production of “Steel Magnolias” is the witty script and touching story. The not so great thing? It can never be as good as the movie. Sure the actresses do their best — especially Sandi Weaver as Truvy – but it’s hard to compete…

Remembering life during war

Share This Post

The life of Bill Carter is one steeped in war, love and history. The 85-year-old World War II veteran spent several years stationed in Alaska and the Aleutian Islands as a mess sergeant. Back surgery kept him out of the battle zone. A Lincolnton native, Carter entered the guard in…

World War I soldier’s letters of love kept safe by daughter

Share This Post

It’s only sheets of paper — old, folded, crinkled with age, the ink fading. But to Mary Hoffman Heavner, those sheets of paper are more valuable than all the gold in Fort Knox. They are the 30 to 40 letters her father wrote her mother when he was a sailor…

Cotton candy cutie

Share This Post

’Tis the season to tour homes

Share This Post

The Lincoln Arts Council is proud to announce its fourth Star Light Tour of Homes, which will be held Sunday, Dec. 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. The tour includes seven locations — four private homes, a church, a business and the Lincoln Cultural Center. The them for this year’s…

Woman wins Amy Grant tickets after years of volunteer service

Share This Post

While stopped at a red light, Gail Lineberger learned her years of volunteer work had won her free tickets to an Amy Grant concert. “I happened to have the radio on, so I heard Kathy talking about me,” Lineberger said. Kathy Vinzant, director of the Lincoln County Coalition Against Child…

’Tis almost the season

Share This Post

Senior education

Share This Post

Pianist combines music and humor

Share This Post

Blame the “Emile-appeal.” Wherever comedic pianist Emile Pandolfi goes, there are bound to be groupies. “He does have a diehard group of followers, kind of like the Grateful Dead,” said Rick Ramseur, president of the Lincoln County Concert Association, which is organizing the event. These fans have been ordering tickets…

Lincolnton native learns medical ropes

Share This Post

After a middle school field day mishap, Matthew Cline hurt his knee and discovered the medical process. The young boy was fascinated by his surgery and rehabilitation process – so much so that he is now a student at Wake Forest University’s School of Medicine. To gain first hand experience,…