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Westport Marina docks rebuilt

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Nearly a year after a tragic explosion destroyed the docks of Westport Marina, work crews have put the finishing touches on rebuilding. After receiving certification from state and local inspectors, the business will again be able to refuel boats at the popular marina. Above: Dock supervisor Nick Harmon points to…

Lady Mustang is head and shoulders above the rest

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DENVER — Standing taller than most of her opponents, East Lincoln Lady Mustang junior soccer forward Kasi Benskin can be intimidating. “She’s very big and very strong for us up top,” East Lincoln head soccer coach Jason Dragoon said. “She’s got a great shot and continues to improve as a…

Community Calendar

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Energy Explorium Duke Energy will host a “Newcomers Day” at the Energy Explorium in Huntersville from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. Call (704) 875-5600. Wayne’s Friday Feast Wayne’s Second Friday Feast will host their monthly luncheon at 9:45 a.m. on May 8 at Capt. Pete’s Restaurant of N.C. 150.…

Around Town 4/29/2009

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TENT MEETING The Rev. Don Curtis and the Rev. Shane Blair will speak 7 p.m. tonight through Monday at Reepsville Road near June Bug Road in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 263-1589 or (980) 429-6885. REVIVAL Webbs Chapel Baptist Church, 3051 Gaston Webbs Chapel Road, Lincolnton, will have a…

Child-safety seat check

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Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services and the Lincolnton Fire Department will conduct a free child-safety seat check Friday. “It’s important for parents to make sure that their child-safety seats are installed properly,” Ted Mankowski, deputy director for Lincoln County EMS said. “80 to 90 percent of all car seats are…

Special Olympics

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The Special Olympics of Lincoln County Spring Games were held Friday at Lincolnton High School’s stadium. A total of 270 athletes from across the county competed in track and field events. Pictured above, 10-year-old Jeb Bumgarner takes a shot at the bean bag toss with help from Brenda Lockridge. Below,…

Around Town 4/27/2009

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CITY COUNCIL MTG. The Lincolnton Mayor and City Council will host a budget work session 4 p.m. this evening in the council chambers of City Hall, 114 W. Sycamore St., Lincolnton. A closed session will follow in accordance with NCGS 143-318.11 (a)(5) to discuss property. Citizens and parties of interest…

Kids’ Orchard seeks vendors

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The Lincoln County Apple Festival has begun taking applications for the Kids Orchard for the 2009 festival. The Kids’ Apple Orchard is open to any Lincoln County nonprofit organization that has an activity or an item for sale that is of interest to children 5 to 12 years of age.…

Rotary auction

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The Lincoln County Rotary Education Auction wound up Saturday at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Volunteers staffed display boards to keep track of bidding. Among the many items auctioned off, beagle puppies. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo…

Seniors take home top prizes

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Lincoln County participants received many awards in SilverArts at the 2009 Senior Games in Cleveland County. In 1983, North Carolina Senior Games began with a vision to create a year-round health promotion and education program for North Carolinians ages 55 or older. SilverArts is a division of the North Carolina…