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Photography contest accepting submissions

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County is once again sponsoring its annual Amateur Photography Competition. Entries will be accepted 1 to 4 p.m. Dec 27 and 29 at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. Lincolnton. All entrants must be 18 years or older and must engage in photography…

4-Hers attend national competition

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Around Town 11/26/2010

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BACKPACKS FOR KIDS The “Backpacks for Kids” Ministry is in need of food items that will fit in backpacks. Nonperishable food items may be brought to East Lincoln Middle School. SINGING CONVENTION Hull’s Grove Baptist Church (West Campus) will hold a singing convention from 7-9 p.m. Saturday. Dinner will begin…

Yummy Stop caters to childhood tastes

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Marge Crunkleton may be in her 70s, but she has the heart of a child. She recently opened The Yummy Stop, a candy and ice cream shop in Denver. The goodies cater to everyone, but seem to be more popular with children. “The Yummy Stop is a place where kids…

CMC moves rehabilitation services to separate office

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Carolinas Medical Center (CMC)-Lincoln Rehabilitation has moved its adult outpatient services to a stand-alone building in Lincolnton. The hospital still offers inpatient rehabilitation services at its McAlister Road location, but decided outpatient services needed more space. Outpatient services are now being offered at 1460 E. Gaston St. in Lincolnton. “We…

Santa’s Forest offers more than just Christmas trees

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Traveling to Santa’s Forest in Lincolnton to cut down a Christmas tree has become a tradition for many families over the past eight years. For the owners of the Christmas tree farm, however, their holiday tradition has become long days of hard work. “Everyone has their own job they have…

Female WWII veteran honored

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Katherine Fletcher joined the Navy at the age of 20 (pictured below). On Monday, she had her hand bronzecast (pictured above) by an artist with the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo The bronze-cast hand of Lincoln County’s last living female World War II veteran will…

Around Town 11/24/2010

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BLANKET DRIVE WLON Radio and Christian Ministries are collecting blankets this winter. Please drop of new or clean used blankets to the Christian Ministries office or to the WLON office on Startown Road. BACKPACKS FOR KIDS The “Backpacks for Kids” Ministry is in need of food items that will fit…

Science award winner

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Stoudemire, Terracing scholarships available

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Applications are now available for the George A. Stoudemire Memorial Scholarship. Mr. Stoudemire was a former Lincoln County Agricultural Extension Chairman and a highly regarded member of the community for almost 30 years. Although I never had the chance to meet him, I have had the opportunity to talk with…