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5K run-walk to benefit Red Cross

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Supporters of Upwards Basketball and Cheerleading and the Lincoln County Red Cross are asked to take to the pavement for the Change a Life, Save a Life 5K. “We just decided to combine forces and make it easier and not have too many runs out there,” Chris Rhyne, who is…

City Council Notebook

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The following are some of the issues discussed during Thursday’s Lincolnton City Council meeting. n The City Council voted unanimously to approve a zoning map amendment to rezone three parcels of land totaling 2.1 acres from Residential-25 to Office and Institutional. The property on N.C. 150 in Boger City is…

Community Activities

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COAT DRIVE SAM Outreach and El Shaddai Full Gospel Church will have a coat and sweater drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Outreach Center, located at 114-B E. Main St., in Lincolnton. Coat and sweater donations may be dropped off at SAM’s until 5 p.m. today.…

Senior crafts

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Japanese marimbist performs

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102nd birthday

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East Lincoln Fire Dept. opens facility

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The East Lincoln Fire Department showed off its new facility this weekend. On Saturday, more than 200 people visited the $3.7 million building on South Pilot Knob Road, only a few miles from the old station at the intersection of N.C. 16 and N.C. 73. Visitors were treated to tours…

LEDA celebrates international business at Denver location

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Locals got a chance to taste exotic foods without hopping on a plane and traveling overseas. The Lincoln Economic Development Association (LEDA) hosted an International Appreciation Reception last Thursday at Vesuvius Vineyards. The reception wrapped up LEDA’s Industry Appreciation Month events. LEDA’s private members were treated to beverages, desserts and…

Around Town 11/4/2009

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COAT DRIVE SAM Outreach and El Shaddai Full Gospel Church will have a coat and sweater drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Outreach Center, located at 114-B E. Main St., in Lincolnton. Coat and sweater donations may be dropped off at SAM’s from 10 a.m. to…

Motorcycle event to aid family whose son died in Sept. crash

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After losing his son to a tragic motorcycle accident, Vernon Polson said he couldn’t be more thankful for the kindness of the community. “The people of this community have really stepped in when times have gotten hard,” he said. On Sept. 3, Vernon Polson received a call that forever changed…