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Dog program helps inmates make new start

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Chris Dennis didn’t learn his lesson the first time he ended up in prison. But thanks to the help of two dogs, Payton and Oliver, now Dennis, 38, is ready to change his ways. He will be released from Gaston Correctional Center next March. “Last time, I went out of…

Miss East Lincoln Speedway

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Restaurant hosts benefit to support anti-cancer effort

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Eating at Westlake Restaurant Monday will benefit the American Cancer Society. The Denver-based restaurant and East Lincoln Relay for Life’s Team Fishing for a Cure are hosting Cookin’ for the Cure from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Restaurant owners Gus and Sienna Beligrinis will donate all proceeds from that day…

Seniors’ creative work honored

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Lincoln County participants received a total of 35 medals at the Cleveland County SilverArts 2010 Awards Presentation March 26 at the Neal Senior Center in Shelby. In 1983, North Carolina Senior Games began with a vision to create a year-round health promotion and education program for North Carolinians 55 years…

Collecting items for Haiti

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Poet honored

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Brown, Lancaster Engagement

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Lyn and Steve Lancaster announce the engagement and up coming marriage of their son Joshua to Abigail Brown. The couple will be married on Saturday, April 3, 2010 at the 1812 Hitching Post in Turnersburg, N.C.…

Around Town 3/31/2010

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REVIVAL Massapoag Baptist Church, located at 2139 Laboratory Road in Lincolnton, will have a revival 7 p.m. this evening. The Rev. Jeff Hull of Reepsville Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. CHILD NUTRITION Lincoln County Schools will hold the first Lincoln County Child Nutrition Food Show 6 to 8…

Ministry helps out with Easter baskets

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Lorraine Garcia normally makes Easter baskets for her three children. But this year, East Lincoln Christian Ministry has made baskets for her two youngest children, ages two and three. Garcia will only worry about making a basket for her oldest child, a 12-year-old girl. “We have been going through some…

Around Town 3/29/2010

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ART CRAWL SURVEY The organizers of the Art Crawl Downtown Lincolnton are interested in receiving feedback from the March 19 event. The survey can be found at www.surveymonkey.com/s/ylz3bpx. REVIVAL Massapoag Baptist Church, located at 2139 Laboratory Road in Lincolnton, will have a revival 7 p.m. tonight through Wednesday. The Rev.…