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Schools may reimburse teachers with National Board Certification

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Lincoln County Schools officials are looking into reimbursing teachers who have received National Board Certification. In previous years, teachers who achieved this honor were given a $1,150 reimbursement. Because of budget constraints, that money was cut this year. Tommy Houser, a member of the Lincoln County Board of Education, would…

Donors support Christian Ministry

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Christian Ministry of Lincoln County served 590 families with food and 953 children with toys this Christmas season. The organization also includes a soup kitchen, a meal-delivery service, a nursing home ministry and financial assistance during emergencies. Donations this year included: n Freedom Church – $1,500 n Joseph M. Rhyne…

Cherryville suspect charged in purse theft

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A Gaston County man is in jail after he allegedly duped a 78-year-old woman into opening her car door to steal her purse. Cherryville Police say Jerry Wayne Phillips, 38, of 233 Hastings Road in Bessemer City, is accused of taking the woman’s pocketbook from her grasp last week in…

50th Anniversary

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Volunteer of the Year named

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First Federal named winner

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Around Town 12/28/2009

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SENIOR SOCIALS The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department will restart their senior social and dance program in January. The program will be from 10 a.m. until Noon each Wednesday in the Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park. There is no cost to participate. For more information,…

Bradshaw, Davis Engagement

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Jessica Lauren Bradshaw and Michael Bradley Davis announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride is the daughter of Ken and Melody Bradshaw of Charlotte. She is a 2005 graduate of Charlotte Christian School. She attended Meredith College and graduated from Southeastern School of Neuromuscular Massage in 2009. The groom…

Dentist opens office for uninsured

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Medicaid patients or patients with no insurance needing dental work will soon have some relief. Dr. Adam Naylor, owner of Comfort & Caring Dentistry, will open a second office, Caring Dentistry, across from the former Fox’s Fish Camp building in the Boger City area, next week. Comfort & Caring will…

Dollar General planned for Cat Square Road

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Piedmont Companies has announced plans to develop a Dollar General in western Lincoln County. The store will be at the intersection of N.C. 27 and Cat Square Road, with construction possibly starting in March or April, said Piedmont Companies President William Heafner. The 9,100-square-foot store would open in August on…