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How to turn wood into art

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Hand-turned wood shaped into beautiful, sometimes delicate, forms will be featured at the Lincoln Cultural Center throughout this month. The wood sculptures are the work of Lincolnton artist Don Olsen and are featured in “Holiday in the Woods,” which will be on exhibit in the Cochrane and Carolina Mills galleries…

Food service certified

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Around Town 12/9/2005

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CANDLELIGHT SERVICE Gold Hill Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual candlelight service at 6 p.m. Sunday. CANTATA A Christmas cantata with drama will be held at First Baptist Church in High Shoals at 7 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday. NARFE The Lincoln County Chapter of the National Association…

Symphony to play favorites

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With a history dating back to the early 19 70s, the North Carolina Symphony’s Christmas visit to Lincolnton is a confirmed holiday tradition. The night includes many elements — classical music and popular carols, children singing in a choir and a sing-a-long for the entire audience, which is always a…

Introducing Helping Hands Health Clinic

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Helping Hands Health Clinic is a Christian clinic in Lincolnton that is free for those who qualify for services. We operate with approximately 120 volunteers and five part-time staff members. We serve adults between the ages of 19 and 64 who do not have Medicaid, Medicare or private health insurance.…

Biking for the season

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Afterwards, members sang Christmas carols at the Moose Lodge for children and their parents and children such as 4-year-old Donald Harkey received presents from Santa. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

Alternate Gifts Market sale Saturday at First Presbyterian “unique” opportunity

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More than 300 people were expected to attend an “Alternative Gifts Market” sale held at First Presbyterian Church of downtown Lincolnton Saturday. The main feature of the event were third-world crafts on display for sale from Unique World Gifts of Hickory. The store, located on N.C. 127 in the Viewmont…

Lincoln County Commission Foundation presents grants

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The Lincoln County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Foundation for the Carolinas, presented several challenge grants Monday at the weekly Monday luncheon of the Rotary Club. The presentation was made there because many members of the community foundation are also members of Rotary. (Above photo) Harry Huss, at the…

Casting his vote

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Grand openings

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Grand openings were the orders of the day this past week as (top photo) county commissioner Tom Anderson (holding oversized scissors) and Drs. Todd Hamilton (standing next to Anderson) and Stephen Austin cut the ribbon at their Denver practice. Shortly afterwards, at the same location (middle photo) commissioner Anderson and…