Home » Archives by category » Local News (Page 1026)

Students shine at Special Olympics

Share This Post

Students from 17 Lincoln County Schools, A Place to Grow and adult group homes were named winners after bowling in the Lincoln County Special Olympics Thursday. “If we can make this day special for them, that’s the ultimate goal for us,” said Jeff Leonhardt, local games coordinator with the Special…

Parks and Rec, Arts Council plan spring camp

Share This Post

Lincoln County Parks and Recreation and the Arts Council of Lincoln County are teaming up to entertain kids over spring break. Shelly Johnston, director of the arts council, is excited about the upcoming camp. “We’re hoping by partnering with the recreation department this will help provide the people of Lincoln…

Heafner-Williams winner now a finalist in NYC opera competition

Share This Post

A former winner of Lincoln County’s Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition is a finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Audition. “He’s very young to be doing what he’s doing, but I’m not surprised,” said Carolyn Heafner, a founder and director of the Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition, of Erich Rene’s success. “When you…

Community worship night set for March 1

Share This Post

There’s an event coming to downtown Lincolnton that may be the first of its kind in the community, and it’s all about bringing people together. “I think there’s a need in this community among churches to promote more unity,” said Eric Taylor, organizer of Community Wide Night of Worship 2008,…

Potter sells wares at WoodMill Winery

Share This Post

Libby Baxter blames her son for her pottery predicament. While he was studying at Appalachian State University, she and her husband bought him a wheel and a kiln for a pottery class. Once he graduated, started a career and got married, that wheel and kiln weren’t put to much use.…

Coming Up

Share This Post

Art is Life: A vase by Raine Middleton is one of the items to be offered at the Denver-Lake Norman Rotary Club’s 6th annual art auction this Saturday will bring style to local living rooms, and perhaps, help save a life. The wide variety of pieces will help bring defibrillators…

Jarrett retires as volunteer firefighter

Share This Post

Community Calendar

Share This Post

CLUBS, GROUPS Rotary meeting The Denver/Lake Norman Rotary Club holds its weekly meeting at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at Westport Community Club on Golf Course Drive. All members are welcome. For more information, call Andrew Johnson at (704) 682-1213. Credit seminar The N.C. Cooperative is holding a free “Credit Cents” seminar…

Planning Board makes changes for new bank

Share This Post

t appears some changes are coming to the eastern end of Lincolnton, as the Planning Board approved staff recommendations that will bring a new bank and new commercial entities to the area. At its Tuesday afternoon meeting, the board unanimously passed a motion to recommend rezoning three parcels of land…

Flu shots

Share This Post