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Around Town 12/15/2010

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DIABETES EDUCATION CMC-Lincoln Diabetes Education is sponsoring a grocery shopping tour at 10 a.m. Dec. 16. Space is limited and registration is required. Call (980) 212-6037 to register. RELAY FOR LIFE Lincolnton Animal Hospital is hosting pet pictures with Santa. The event will be held from 11:30 – 1:30 p.m.…

Fire drives family from home in Vale

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A family of three escaped a house fire late Saturday night off NC 27 West, in Vale. North Brook firefighters responded to the incident shortly after receiving a call around midnight. According to Lincoln County’s Interim Emergency Management Director Bill Summers, the house sustained significant damage. “They can’t move back…

Lincolnton man wins $750K in NC lottery

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A Lincolnton man has won $750,000 in the North Carolina Education Lottery’s Jumbo Bucks game. John W. Bowlin, a welder, plans to use the money to purchase a new home and help send his children to college. “I could barely walk,” Bowlin said in a press release of finding out…

Around Town 12/13/2010

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LIBRARY EVENTS “The Spirit of Christmas & Other Stories,” a storytelling event for adults, will be held at the Shanklin Branch Library, 7837 Fairfield Forest Road in Denver, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday. For more information, call (704) 483-3589. L&L DONATIONS Every Monday in December, 10 percent of all purchases…

Donating to Christian Ministry

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DOT completes upgrades of two local RR crossings

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The N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) has made crossing safety improvements at two Lincoln County intersections in recent months. DOT revised signals and installed gates at the intersection of Academy Street and CSX railroad tracks in Lincolnton on July 28 for $175,086. The Academy Street project was paid with 90…

DARE graduation

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Talon Challenge

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Musical group to perform

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The Hickory group Puddingstone will perform a mix of folk, new age and Celtic, music at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. “It’s a whimsical sound, and, of course, it’s Christmas, so you’re going to hear Christmas music,” said Cathy Davis, director of the center. Tickets are $15…

Around Town 12/10/2010

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LIBRARY EVENTS “The Spirit of Christmas & Other Stories,” a storytelling event for adults, will be held at the Shanklin Branch Library, 7837 Fairfield Forest Road in Denver, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday. For more information, call (704) 483-3589. AUCTION AT CHURCH Springs Rd. Church of God will hold an…