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Relay makes record

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After amassing a total of $188,000 for the 2005 Lincolnton Relay for Life, captains of the event’s 50 teams had reason to celebrate. “Do we know how to Relay or what?” said John Dancoff, co-chair of the event, at a celebration held Tuesday night at the Lincoln Senior Center. The…

A lady slipper’s paradise

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As a child, Ron Ballard’s mother took him out to the woods in search of pink lady slippers. He was always taught not to touch – except on mother’s day, when he was allowed to pick a single flower. “There were never more than a dozen,” said Ballard. Now an…

Five generations

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Smooth Sailing

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Rafting concerns to be aired

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CORNELIUS – The Lake Norman Marine Commission will hold a public hearing Monday night to hear concerns from residents on its current rafting ordinance. The meeting will take place at the Cornelius town hall at 7 p.m. The ordinance may be revised after the hearing. Revisions to the current rafting…

Transportation resolution receives endorsement

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The Lake Norman Rural Planning Organization approved a resolution endorsing the 2004-2010 transportation improvement program, which is the long range plan for Lincoln County, the northwest portion of Gaston County and the south portion of Iredell County. These areas were designated as part of the Metrolina Region non-attainment area by…

Boaters reminded to keep in mind what state law requires, permits

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With the boat traffic on the lake heating up, law enforcement advises to remember some important boating laws. No one under the age of 12 can operate a motorboat. However, a person at least 12-years old but less than 16-years old can operate a motorboat if the individual has satisfied…

Shoreline Briefs

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BOATING COURSE A safe boating class will held from 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. on June 14 and 16 at Queen’s Landing. For more information call (704) 587-0325 or email: uscgc17@bellsouth.net or visit www.lmservice.org. CHILDREN’S ART CLASSES Lincoln County Parks and Recreation will be holding children’s art classes at the…

Around Town 6/8/2005

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BIBLE SCHOOL Crowell Memorial United Methodist Church, 4018 Killian Road, will hold Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. The theme is “Construction Zone.” All ages welcome. For information call (704) 735-8889. CAMP STILL OPEN The Meadows at Lake Norman still has room. The Meadows offers…

Theatre Guild survives struggles

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Despite trials and tribulations, members of the Lincoln Theatre Guild know the show must go on. The non-profit organization lost its administrative director in April and found itself deeply in debt. Since then, anonymous donations have cleared up financial worries and new board members are being recruited. “The reorganization has…