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CMC-Lincoln opens soon

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Carolinas HealthCare System CEO Michael Tarwater (above, right) praises the hard work and dedication that made the new Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln possible. Tarwater spoke during a public ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday. Pictured below are hospital staff and community leaders who attended. The new 183,000-square-foot facility sits on 64 acres and…

Two break-ins remain unsolved

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Authorities are asking for information two break-ins in which lawnmowers were taken from homes. On June 18, a red Gravley riding lawnmower with a 52 inch cut, was reported missing from a residence in the 1300 block of Startown Road in Lincolnton, the Sheriff’s Office reported. Just three days later,…

Thread Trail hires capital resources director

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The Carolina Thread Trail, also known as The Thread, has hired Lindsey Dunevant as its capital resources director. The trail will span 15 counties, including Lincoln, and reach more than 2.3 million people in 20 years. Dunevant will provide key support to the initiative by identifying local, state and federal…

Cub Scouts brave heat at day camp

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At the Piedmont Council Cub Scout Day Camp held this week in Betty G. Ross Park, boys braved the blistering heat, shot BB guns, went swimming and earned badges. “We learn some character skills,” said Debbie Heafner, director of the camp. “We learn about respect. We learn about cooperation. This…

Alive After Five

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Pirate party

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Around Town 6/25/2010

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PANCAKE BREAKFAST The Boger City 15-19 year old Dixie Majors baseball team will hold a pancake breakfast Saturday at Fatz Cafe to benefit the team’s trip to the state tournament in Burgaw. PORKER RUN The Fourth Annual Driven By Grace Porker Run to benefit Hospice and Palliative Care Lincoln County…

Church Activities

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CORAL PARK VBS Coral Park Baptist Church will have a Vacation Bible School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight. APPRECIATION Light House Ministry, 1816 N. Aspen St., Lincolnton, will have a pastor appreciation service 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Guest Speakers include the Rev. Jacuelyn Elliot of Mt.…

Tindall’s Professional Photography moves to owner’s home

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J.J. Tindall decided to open a photography studio in Lincolnton four years ago. But last month, he moved the business, Tindall’s Professional Photography, to his home in Iron Station. Tindall wanted to spend more time with his family. His wife and co-owner, Brandy, handles the administrative side of the business.…

Around Town 6/23/2010

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SOUTHSIDE VBS Southside Baptist Church, located at 1726 Southside Road in Lincolnton. will hold a Vacation Bible School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. tonight through Friday. For more information, call the church office at (704) 735-2410. CORAL PARK VBS Coral Park Baptist Church will have a Vacation Bible School…