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Potter prepares for annual open house

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Bobbie Black of Denver prepares for her seventh annual pottery sale this Saturday. She will sell everything from bowls and plates to jewelry. There will also be food available. Amy Wadsworth / LTN Photo DENVER — Bobbie Black’s hands mold the clay as it spins on the wheel. Before long,…

Families find their history at festival

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Kilt-wearing competitors participated in the Loch Norman Highland Games Saturday and Sunday. (Above) Dick Hastings and Curtis Costa play in the Loch Norman Pipe Band. (Below) Kearney Smith throws a 56 lb. weight for the best height during one of seven competitions to demonstrate strength. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo…

Commissioners put bus plan into motion

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A CATS express bus makes its way through Huntersville Tuesday. A similar system will be implemented in Lincoln County in June. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Lincoln County residents will now have an alternate way to get to and from Charlotte. An express bus route from Denver to Charlotte was…

Debutantes Brunch

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Lincolnton Debutante Ashely Sigmon was honored at a mother-daughter brunch at Deer Brook Golf Club in Shelby. The event was hosted by her grandmothers, Mrs. Guynell Holliday of Westminster, S.C. and Mrs. Jean Sigmon of Lincolnton. Guests included Sigmon’s mother, Jan Sigmon, Lincolnton Debutantes and their mothers: Haley and Cindy…

Sunrise Center has a new coordinator

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Shanda Parker, the new Sunrise Family Resource Center coordinator, watches as Caitlin Hart stacks blocks. Beside her, Tyler Hoare plays a game of his own. Parker began her new job working at the center nearly a month ago. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo After a month on the job, the…

Business luncheon marks appreciation week

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Luncheon guest speaker Lin Mitchell, management communication consultant and instructor at the Duke University School of Medicine, stresses the importance of a positive attitude in solving problems. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Local businesses learned how to achieve a positive attitude at Wednesday’s annual Staff Appreciation Day Luncheon at the…

Available Services

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The Lincoln County Health Department offers the following services: Clinical Services. Clinics provide various services to senior citizens, children and adults from maternity care to preventative immunizations and communicable disease treatment. WIC (Women, Infants and Children supplemental food and nutrition program). The program provides nutritional education, food and formula for…

More than an apple a day

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Donna Norwood, RN, reviews labs and clinical findings with patient Jessie George Tuesday morning at the Lincoln County Health Department. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo War, disease and a growing population have increased the need for public health and upped the responsibilities of the Lincoln County Health Department. “Our role…

Space still an issue at Lincoln County Health Department

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Materials and paperwork fill the corners of her office, but she is happy for every square foot. Lena Jones, child care health consultant at the Lincoln County Health Department, remembers when she first started her job more than a year ago. The cramped quarters required her to share a desk…

Ground Breaking

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Officials with the Keith Corporation of Charlotte join with Lincoln County officials Thursday for the official groundbreaking of a speculative shell building at the Industrial Park. It’s the second for the Keith Coporataion, which sold its first spec building to tortilla maker R. W. Garcia Corp. The new building will…