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Sewer plant upgraded

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Lincoln County can now pump nearly a million gallons of water more per day than a week ago, while permits for a new sewer plant may soon be in the pipeline. Public Utilities Director Steve Gilbert said Tuesday the county last week completed an upgrade to the county’s water plant,…

Passion revs up to award-winning career

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Growing up on the east side of Detroit, Matt Agosta developed a love for cars. Now a resident of Denver, Agosta has parlayed his childhood passion into a thriving – and award-winning career. As CEO of Steele Rubber Products, Agosta was one of seven men in the aftermarket auto parts…

Byrum quits lake marine commission

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Mac Byrum, who represented Lincoln County on the Lake Norman Marine Commission, announced his resignation last week. According to Byrum, his resignation came on the heels of the Lincoln County and Catawba County Commissioners’ recent decision to reduce funding to the group. Each county reduced the LNMC’s funding by $4,150.…

Amy’s House fund raiser brings in $8,000 at gala

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Supporters of Amy’s House dressed up in formal attire to eat, drink and make merry at a fund raiser gala on Saturday night. The $50-a-ticket, invite-only event took place at the Crow House in Pumpkin Center. Approximately 100 people attended and $8,000 was raised. “We get no tax dollars. We…

Lincoln students receive titles, represent schools at pageant

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For four young ladies in Lincoln County, the common little girls’ dream of being a princess is, nominally at least, a reality. McKenzie Canaday, Anna Jackson, Lori Mauney and Neely Reid were named Carrousel Princesses of Lincolnton, North Lincoln, West Lincoln and East Lincoln High Schools, respectively. The girls responsibilities…

Cookbook autthor’s advice: Don’t let it scare you

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Brenda Roberts wasn’t born a cook. But that didn’t stop her from becoming one – and trying to help others do the same. The Fallston native, who has lived in Lincoln County since 1965, wrote and published a cookbook entitled “From My House to Yours” after her husband died in…

Around Town 12/3/2007

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BAND CONCERT The Lincoln County Home School Educators will present a band concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at Covenant Bible Church. The concert will be directed by David Parsons and will be presented free of charge. NAACP MEETING The Lincoln County Branch of the NAACP will have its final meeting…

Fire department gets grant

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Leaders to collect money for children

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Accidents leave 2 injured

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Two people were sent to the hospital in separate accidents this weekend. According to police, one accident occurred Saturday in front of the James W. Warren Citizen’s Center on West Main Street. Around 11 a.m., Evelyn Alderholt, Crouse, crashed into the left side of Betty Byrd’s vehicle. Alderholt drove off…