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Student art on display

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Naval Academy accepts local teen

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It’s hard enough to get into one military academy, but North Lincoln High School student Garret McCrary got into two – and counting. “I tell you in all honesty, I wasn’t expecting him to get into any of them,” said Jean McCrary, Garrett’s mother. “It’s so hard.” One month ago,…

100th Birthday

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City manager explains water rate increase

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Editor’s note: At the request of city officials and as a public service to our readers, the Lincoln Times-News is publishing the following open letter from Lincolnton City Manager Jeff Emory. The accompanying graph is designed to illustrate the points made in the letter. The City of Lincolnton has been…

Lakeside economy all in the same boat

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As warmer weather approaches, businesses moored to activity on Lake Norman are hoping for a robust boating season — even as they set a course through tough economic waters. Several marinas and marine supply stores, boat dealers and service outfits in and around east Lincoln County are optimistic lower gas…

East Lincoln dramatists play ‘Spirit’ for laughs

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In the world of stage, comedic plays can often drive actors to tears because of their difficulty. But that isn’t stopping East Lincoln High School students from giving one a stab. On March 19-20, the spotlight will shine on a group of East Lincoln students performing Blithe Spirit. “It’s a…

California dreamer brings spa to Denver

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California native, Nicole Elmore had always dreamed of opening her own day spa. Little did she know that her dream would become reality sooner then she thought. “When I was 13, I did some reception work for an esthetician in California,” Elmore said. “I had a lot of fun and…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS Gaston College meeting Gaston College will host a meet and greet session 4–6 p.m. Thursday at Lincoln Charter School, 7834 Galway Lane in Denver, to discuss upcoming classes being offered through the college in east Lincoln County. Call (704) 748-1054. Waterfront homeowners meetings Two Denver residents are organizing…

Around Town 3/11/2009

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REVIVAL Howard’s Creek Baptist Church will have a revival 7 p.m. tonight and Thursday. The guest preacher is the Rev. Macon Ballard. All are welcome to attend. LENTEN SERVICES Daniels Lutheran Church will continue its midweek Lenten services 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the church sanctuary. ART SHOW The Arts Council…

Around Town 3/9/2009

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SCHOOL BOARD MTG. The Lincoln Charter School Board will meet 6 p.m. this evening at the Lincolnton campus. COMMISSIONERS MTG. The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will meet 6:30 p.m. this evening. All agenda items previously scheduled from the canceled March 2 meeting will be acted upon. MEN IN MISSION…