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Lincoln County woman visits Australia

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Sarah Nixon of Lincoln County was one of four North Carolina voting delegates to the 25th Triennial Conference of the Associated Country Women of the World held March 23-30 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. The ACWW, headquartered in London, has 9 million members in 137 societies in 72 countries working together…

DJ gets a priceless offer

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Tim Biggerstaff, DJ at WLON, speaks into the mike as he’s done for more than 20 years at the local radio station. A longtime diabetic, he recently received an offer from a loyal listener who wants to give him a kidney. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo “Swap Shop” callers try…

Lincolnton woman celebrates 110 birthday

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Maggie Edwards walks to her birthday celebration with assistance from her grandson, Walter Edwards Jr., and son, Charles Edwards. Contributed Photo Maggie Bess Edwards of Lincolnton celebrated her 110th birthday Sunday, March 28 at Buffalo Shoals Community Center. Special guests included N.C. Secretary of State Elaine Marshall and Janet Pruitt…

Service with a smile

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Will Ellis shines shoes at Trim Barber Shop. He first learned the trade in the 1940s while serving in the Navy. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Certain things come naturally to William “Will” Ellis. Going to church at Second Baptist Church every Sunday. Riding his bike around town. And shining…

Debutantes Brunch

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Lincolnton Debutante Ashely Sigmon was honored at a mother-daughter brunch at Deer Brook Golf Club in Shelby. The event was hosted by her grandmothers, Mrs. Guynell Holliday of Westminster, S.C. and Mrs. Jean Sigmon of Lincolnton. Guests included Sigmon’s mother, Jan Sigmon, Lincolnton Debutantes and their mothers: Haley and Cindy…

Available Services

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The Lincoln County Health Department offers the following services: Clinical Services. Clinics provide various services to senior citizens, children and adults from maternity care to preventative immunizations and communicable disease treatment. WIC (Women, Infants and Children supplemental food and nutrition program). The program provides nutritional education, food and formula for…

More than an apple a day

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Donna Norwood, RN, reviews labs and clinical findings with patient Jessie George Tuesday morning at the Lincoln County Health Department. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo War, disease and a growing population have increased the need for public health and upped the responsibilities of the Lincoln County Health Department. “Our role…

Space still an issue at Lincoln County Health Department

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Materials and paperwork fill the corners of her office, but she is happy for every square foot. Lena Jones, child care health consultant at the Lincoln County Health Department, remembers when she first started her job more than a year ago. The cramped quarters required her to share a desk…

West Lincoln High hosts appreciation day

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Members of the community browsed the library at WLHS and enjoyed refreshments during a community appreciation day. Contributed / LTN Photo On Sunday, April 4, the West Lincoln High School Library Science classes and media coordinator Jackie Shaw held a Community Appreciation Day to thank the parents, community members and…

Teen Talent

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Broken Shackles, a contemporary gospel group from Lincolnton Church of God, won first place in a teen talent search held in Charlotte on April 2 and 3. They will compete in the national talent search in San Antonio, Texas in August. Band members from left are Daniel Adderholdt, drums; Mark…