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First Federal named winner

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50th anniversary

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Louis and Barbara McConnell of Lincolnton celebrated their 50th anniversary Oct. 18 at Boger City Baptist Church. They are the parents of Julie Spake of Lincolnton and the late Todd McConnell and wife Darlene. Grandchildren are Lauren Putnam and her husband Bradley, Brent McConnell and Andrea McConnell. Great-grandchild is Kirsten…

County Club hopes for donations

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Lincoln Country Club is seeking donations to help fund a beautification project that planted 61 new trees. Two weeks ago, ShaGreen Nursery & Arboretum, of Shelby, planted a mix of Flowering Cherry, River Birch, Pine, Maple, Oak and Ginko trees, along the back nine holes (holes 10-18), which have been…

Most wanted

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Contact intensive surveillance officers Ted Overcash at (704) 732-2229 or David Carpenter at (704) 732-4784 or the Crime Stoppers hotline at (704) 736-8909 if you have information on the following criminal suspects. n James Bogan Wanted by the North Carolina Department of Correction on charges of possession of cocaine. Male,…

Around Town 12/24/2009

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SENIOR SOCIALS The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department will restart their senior social and dance program in January. The program will be from 10 a.m. until Noon each Wednesday in the Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park. There is no cost to participate. For more information,…

Sweet Memories bakery offers U.S., Costa Rican flavors

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Gladys Jenkins is bringing her Costa Rican flavor to Lincolnton. She has opened Sweet Memories, a bakery specializing in treats from the United States and her home country of Costa Rica, located in Central America. Some of the items, hailing from Costa Rica include tres leches (Spanish for “three milk…

Dentist opens office for uninsured

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Medicaid patients or patients with no insurance needing dental work will soon have some relief. Dr. Adam Naylor, owner of Comfort & Caring Dentistry, will open a second office, Caring Dentistry, across from the former Fox’s Fish Camp building in the Boger City area, next week. Comfort & Caring will…

Dollar General planned for Cat Square Road

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Piedmont Companies has announced plans to develop a Dollar General in western Lincoln County. The store will be at the intersection of N.C. 27 and Cat Square Road, with construction possibly starting in March or April, said Piedmont Companies President William Heafner. The 9,100-square-foot store would open in August on…

Around Town 12/23/2009

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MEETING CANCELLED The Lake Norman Covekeepers, which meets the fourth Thursday of each month, will not meet this month because of the holiday season. For more information, call Ben Benoit at (704) 489-6249. CHRISTMAS PARTY The middle and senior high UMYF Christmas Party will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. this evening…

70th anniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Burgin W. Goodson of Maiden celebrated their 70th anniversary Nov. 25. They are the parents of Kermit and Diane Goodson of Maiden and Yvonne Cromer of Lincolnton. Grandchildren are John Comer III, Linda C. Goodson, Laura Cromer, Emily Walmsley and Amy Hauck. Great-grandchildren are Matthew Goodson, Daniel…