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Campers starting out new year with resolve

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ABOVE: 7-year-old Bret McMichael attempts to strike 8-year-old Diamond Tedder during a game of dodgeball Thursday during the Lincoln County Parks and Recreation Winter Camp at the East Lincoln Community Center. BELOW: 9-year-old Ameah Gaddy takes aim at McMichael. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo Lincoln County Parks and Recreation wrapped…

The Kidz Rock to bring youth drama to East Lincoln

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Cindy Cannon’s son, Nicholas, inspired her newest venture, The Kidz Rock, a Denver-based theater company for youth. Nicholas, a third-grader at Rock Springs Elementary School, took drama classes this past summer and performed in a play. He wanted to continue acting, but local options were limited. Cannon, in conjunction with…

Lady Knights dominate Cherryville; other hoops scores

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Jill Baxter of North Lincoln (above) and Garrett Young (below) of East Lincoln were among the top performers in this week’s high school games. Both appear here in games from earlier this season. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo The North Lincoln Lady Knights basketball team put up big numbers Tuesday…

Around Town 1/3/2011

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COMMUNITY WATCH The High Shoals Community Watch organization will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday at the High Shoals Church of God. The church is located at 601 N. Lincoln Street. Contact Information: Amypadgett2010@gmail.com LC COMMISSIONERS The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday on the…

Volunteer of the Year

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Two teens facing drug possession charges

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Two Lincoln County teens have been charged with possession of a controlled substance. Deputies arrested 17-year-olds Luis Javier Rivera, of 1009 Georgetown Road, and Marc Ernesto Granados, of 1330 Highland Bluff Court, on Dec. 26 on misdemeanor charges of one-count each of possession with intent to manufacture, sell or distribute…

A Winter Wonderland in Lincoln County!

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Snow covers Main Street in Lincolnton. Kinsley and Kaley Gilmore of Crouse with their snowman. Hope Rhodes snapped this shot of her neighborhood in Pumpkin Center. Jayden Drewery and her uncle Justin Gantt sledding in Lincolnton. Jayden Drewery concentrates as she attempts to stand while sledding down a hill in…

Around Town 12/31/2010

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COMMUNITY WATCH The High Shoals Community Watch organization will meet at 7 p.m. on Jan. 3, 2011 at the High Shoals Church of God. The church is located at 601 N. Lincoln Street. Contact Information: Amypadgett2010@gmail.com. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will meet at 6:30…

Church Activities

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WATCH NIGHT SERVICE Watchnight Services will be held at 10:30 p.m. on Dec. 31 at Herndon Chapel AME Zion Church, 1121 Georgetown Road. This will be a joint service with Links Chapel, Moores Chapel, and Greater Work Ministries. The public is invited! WATCH NIGHT SERVICE New Providence Full Gospel Church…

New owner sees great potential in Red Rooster

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Red Rooster Furniture Consignment’s new owner Mike Cooney wants to utilize his new space with as much merchandise as possible. The Denver store is full of furniture, home dйcor, framed art and glassware that takes up every corner. Customized framing is also available inside the shop. “The store has a…