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Sally’s Y one step closer to reality

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Through a moment of tragedy comes triumph. Members of the east Lincoln community recently saw that saying manifest itself as they got a sneak peek at the future East Lincoln YMCA. Named after Sally Clark, a 19-year-old killed in an auto accident in 2004 in Huntersville, Sally’s Y is dedicated…

Cowan’s Ford remembered

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Feb. 1, 1781, was a cold, damp and rainy day. It was also the day that the area that would become eastern Lincoln County would be forever remembered in history books as the Battle of Cowan‘s Ford. More than 2,500 British soldiers under the leadership of Gen. Charles Cornwallis were…

Hot-diggety, dog-diggety, The Hottest Dog is here

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Manufacturer. Stock car driver. And now hot dog man. It seems whatever endeavor Brian Pannone undertakes, it’s always a success. Especially hot dog man. “Awesome,” said Pannone of his newly-opened restaurant, The Hottest Dog, located in the Harris-Teeter shopping plaza, Waterside Crossing, located at the junction of N.C. 16/73, Denver.…

Scholarship available

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The Lincoln County Farmer Terracing Scholarship is available to all high school seniors in Lincoln County. The applications are available from high school guidance counselors. They are also available from the Extension Office located on the first floor of the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Applications for this…

Rhyne named a Super Lawyers 2007 selection

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Johnathan L. Rhyne, Jr., of Lincolnton, has been included in this year’s North Carolina Super Lawyers selection; Super Lawyers 2007 is a publication of “Law & Politics” and is published annually. Rhyne, a 1977 graduate of Davidson College and 1981 graduate of the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at…

Heafner/Williams Vocal Competition seeks entrants

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The Heafner/Williams Vocal Competition will be held March 31 and April 1 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. The competition seeks to identify and offer assistance to highly talented vocalists,and to encourage the theatrical vocal arts. Towards that goal, $3,000 will be awarded in cash prizes. The competition is open to…

Around Town 1/29/2007

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ECA HISTORY The public is invited to attend an informative program 10 a.m. Wednesday in the demonstration kitchen of the James W. Warren Citizens Center about the Extension and Community Association Inc., which has been in existence since the 1920s. ECA is involved in planning and implementing many community projects…

Dancing with the stars` choreographers

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Three Lincoln County Rotary organizations gather for historic rendezvous past Monday

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For the first time ever, the three Lincoln County Rotary Clubs met together Monday in Lincolnton. The historic first happened at the First Baptist Church and was designed to give members of all three clubs – the Rotary Club of Lincolnton; the Rotary Club of Denver/Lake Norman; and the Rotary…

Beloved community figure remembered for humor, faith and love of education

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Since William Ryan “Pop” Shelton never met a stranger, most people in the west Lincoln community considered him a friend. “If he met you, and he didn’t know your name, he’d know all about you before he let you go,” said Lucille Shelton, his widow. Shelton, as he was most…