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Students join quest to break record

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A local business is asking for the community’s help in its quest to help underprivileged children by teaching them discipline and self-respect through martial arts. Students at the Samurai Arts Institute in Lincolnton will be taking part in a nationwide attempt on May 14 to break the current world record…

Lake Calendar

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PROBUS CLUB MTG John Wendel, meteorologist at WCNC-TV, will speak to the Probus Club of Lake Norman on February 15 at Lake Norman Lutheran Church located on N.C. 16. Social hour will begin at 10 a.m., the program will start at 10:30 a.m. He will discuss predicting the weather, weather…

Around Town 1/31/2005

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LIONS CLUB The Lincolnton Branch Club will meet Monday, Feb. 7 at the Lincoln House at 12 p.m. The Lincolnton Lions will meet Tuesday at 6:30 at Ryan’s Steak House. DEMOCRATIC MEN’S CLUB Democratic Men’s Club of Lincoln County will meet at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 at the Lincoln…

Icy Berries

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Learning a love of reading

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For many kids living in west Lincoln, Thursday morning is a time of crafts, songs and storytelling. For their mothers, it’s a time to get some peace and quiet. During the three years the West Lincoln Branch Library has been open, Thursday morning at 10:30 p.m. is story time for…

County may add more bus trips to Charlotte

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The county has applied for funding from the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program to possibly expand the bus route from Denver to Charlotte. The motion to go forward with the process was made by Commissioner Marie Moore at Monday night’s meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners.…

Alpharma Fund Raiser

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Alpharma’s corporate office agreed to match dollar for dollar funds raised by a hot dog lunch at the local plant for victims of the tsunamis. Employees are shown at the serving line in top photo. Deanna Hardey, shown at left serving a hot dog, John Allou and Elaine Childs headed…

Around Town 1/28/2005

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CONCERT The Road to Calvary from South Mountain will be in concert at Leonard’s Fork Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Sunday. Everyone is welcome. LIONS CLUB The Lincolnton Branch Club will meet Monday, Jan. 31 at the Lincoln House at 12 p.m. The Lincolnton Lions will meet at 6:30 at…

Love Memorial Elementary aids tsunami victims

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Children at Love Memorial Elementary School are lending a hand to victims of the South East Asia tsunamis. Staff and students recently started a service project, “Give a Heart, Lend a Hand.” Each day money is collected in buckets and added to the fund to help those affected by the…

Fire destroys home

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VALE — Officials are still trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a house in western Lincoln County Monday evening. The fire broke out at 6454 Sain Milling Road at about 5:15 p.m. Monday, said Kelly Yount, captain of the Union Volunteer Fire Department. Three other departments…