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Five generations, two times

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Sunrise Family Resource Ctr. offering free testing for HIV

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Free testing for HIV will be offered 3 to 6 p.m. Friday at the Sunrise Family Resource Center in Lincolnton. “We know that one in four people that are HIV positive in the state of North Carolina don’t know that they are positive,” said David Zealy, director of education and…

Boating law crackdown planned for weekend

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Boaters better think twice before picking up that cold beer this weekend. North Carolina law enforcement agencies will participate in Operation Dry Water Friday through Sunday, a national weekend of boating sobriety detection and enforcement aimed at reducing alcohol-related accidents and fatalities. “Operating a recreational vessel while under the influence…

Dramatic response to teen’s fund drive for Humane Society

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Christina Famulari’s donation drive for The Humane Society of Lincoln County brought in more donations that she expected. Famulari, of Denver, organized the donation drive as part of her efforts to earn the Girl Scouts’ Silver Award. She also volunteered at PetSmart’s adoption events. The North Lincoln High School freshman…

Cruise-in lets friends enjoy vintage cars

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Every Thursday evening, you will find a group of people sitting in front of Lakeshore Barbecue, sipping sweet iced tea and admiring dozens of shiny, vintage cars. “We’re all friends and we have one thing in common — old cars,” Jack Martin said. The Alexis resident is one of the…

Reep brings training and experience to Bakers Apron

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Tammy Reep has been baking ever since she could reach the kitchen counter. She was always in the kitchen helping her mother and grandmother bake up cookies, cakes and desserts. Now, the Lincolnton resident is bringing those family recipes to her own bakery, The Bakers Apron, which opened last month.…

50th Anniversary

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ROTC cadets celebrate seventh annual Blue/Gold Award Ceremony

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The seventh annual Blue/Gold Award Ceremony was a family and community affair with many cadets recognized for their efforts during the year. Award recipients were as follows: 82 Airborne Association, Fayetteville Chapter – Ashley Avery Air Force Sergeants Association – Robert Aldous American Legion Post 30, Lincolnton, Military Excellence –…

Around Town 6/21/2010

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OFFICE MOVES The North Carolina Division of Forestry Office in Lincolnton will be moving to 1305 Receiving Home Court in Dallas. The office can be reached by calling (704) 922-0719 or by mailing Post Office Box 35 in Dallas. ROCKY HORROR SHOW The Lincoln Theatre Guild will present “The Rocky…

Putnam, Cornwell Engagement

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Mr. And Mrs. Tracy Lyles of Cherryville, N.C. along with Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Putnam of Kings Mountain, N.C. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Stacy Lee Putnam, to Mr. Kasey Lewis Cornwell, son of Mr. Randy L. Cornwell and the late Mrs. Diane A. Cornwell…