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Members of the teen board honored for publoic service

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The United Way of Lincoln County honored members of its Teen Board for their hard work and dedication. A banquet was held at Lincoln Country Club, where Matt Rosskamp and Jessica Beasley were recognized for their time spent volunteering at the United Way. After being nominated by someone in the…

Dellinger honored

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A total of 760 cited during Lincoln Click It or Ticket

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Traffic and criminal violations totaled more than 700 in Lincoln County during the recent “Click It or Ticket” campaign. “More than 15,000 drivers and passengers were cited [statewide] for seat belt and child passenger safety violations during the [May 19 to June 1] campaign,” Sondra Artis, senior assistant press secretary…

North Lincoln band members earn awards

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The North Lincoln Band of Knights recently recognized students for exemplary performance and attitude during the 2007-08 school year. Flautist, head drum major and All-American Band participant Molly Underwood won the John Phillip Sousa Award, the highest honor given by the NLHS band. Max Gratzer, Zack Reedy and Lucy Thomas…

Lincoln Teacher of the Year has held many other honors

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North Lincoln High School math teacher Fara Dellinger was named teacher of the year for Lincoln County for the 2008-09 school year. Dellinger said she wanted to be a teacher because she “wanted to be someone who consciously made an impact and attempted to help others reach their full potential.”…

Around Town 6/13/2008

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FAMILY REUNION The 55th reunion of the L.W. “Lightfoot” Williams and Rebecca Bragge Hoyle family will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Bethlehem United Methodist Church’s fellowship hall in Cherryville. A business meeting will follow the picnic lunch. Everyone is asked to bring a well-filled picnic basket. LHS 45th…

Around Town – Church Briefs

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BIBLE SCHOOL Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 4136 Mount Pleasant Road, Sherrills Ford, will have vacation Bible school from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 16-20. The theme is “Power Lab: Discovering Jesus’ Miraculous Power.” To pre-register, go to mtpumc.org and click on the VBS icon. For more information, call…

36th Street adds a downtown location

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Anyone who’s driven around Lincolnton’s court square in the past couple months may have noticed some mysterious signs in the windows of what used to be Ramseur’s Sandwich Shop. One of the signs read, “Guess who’s coming to downtown?” The answer is 36th Street Bakery, Cafй and Catering. Owner Rick…

Crime cases crunch time for detectives

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Based out of a cramped office near Lake Norman, two Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are methodically fighting an uphill battle against crime in the eastern part of the county. Piles of paperwork and an increasing caseload spurred mostly by growth come across the neatly kept desks of detectives Darrell Hutchens,…

Coming Up

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n PGA meets NFL: The Verdict is in: The charity golf classic at Verdict Ridge Country Club June 21 and 22 should be a hit to help kids. Whether you pay $25 to sit in the gallery and see former football stars perfect their swings or $2,500 to tee off…