Home » Archives by category » Local News (Page 1193)

Symphony to play favorites

Share This Post

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

Share This Post

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.…

Around Town 12/5/2005

Share This Post

REVIVAL Howard’s Creek Baptist Church will hold revival Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting at 7 p.m. with special singing by “The Gospelaires.” CAMP RETREAT A Senior Citizens Retreat will be held at Camp Dogwood at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13. Cooperative Extension’s Senior Council members have planned a great…

Historical Society recognized for mural

Share This Post

Each year the Federation of North Carolina Historical Societies presents The Albert Ray Newsome Award to organizations that have completed outstanding programs of historical activity. Honorable mention went to the Lincoln County Historical Association for the restoration of “Threshing Grain,” the Lincolnton post office mural painted in 1938 as part…

Scene of the season – II

Share This Post

Local children to sing with state symphony

Share This Post

The North Carolina Symphony will be presenting its annual Lincoln County Holiday Pops concert Thursday, which features young, local talent. “There’s just something about children’s voices at Christmas time — they’re just so clear, and you just see the excitement in their faces,” said Adair Cantwell, co-chairwoman of the Lincoln…

Foster parents complete family

Share This Post

Although they already had two sons, Rem and Ginger Rogers always knew they wanted to adopt. They considered international adoption but decided they wanted provide a home for a local child in need. “You’re so naпve at the beginning,” said Ginger. “You think ‘Hey, I need a kid. There’s lots…

Christmas music to fill Emmanuel Lutheran

Share This Post

Friends of Music at Emmanuel Lutheran Church will be hosting a Puddingstone Christmas on Monday. Puddingstone, an ensemble based out of Lenoir, has performed regularly in Old Salem and the Biltmore House in Asheville. “They’re known for using many different instruments of Renaissance and Celtic nature and they make their…

30 Year reunion

Share This Post

The Lincoln High School class of 1975 held their 30 year reunion Oct. 29 at the Lincoln Country Club. Fifty-three classmates plus spouses and guests atteneded. A particular highlight of the evening was when Cain Leonard had one-time students of T. Smith’s British literature class stand and recite Chaucer`s “Canterbury…

Around Town 12/2/2005

Share This Post

COMMUNITY MEETING The Pumpkin Center Volunteer Fire Department community meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Dec. 12 COMPUTER GROUP The December meeting of the Computer Users Group of Lincolnton will start at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Lincoln County Library, 306 W. Main Street. There will be…