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Love Memorial line-dancer retiring

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Love Memorial Elementary School’s physical education teacher loves to dance, and he’s passed on that love to his students. Johnny Colvard has been a P.E. teacher in Lincoln County schools since 1976. He’s been at Love Memorial since 1985 and has organized annual dance performances for 10 of the past…

Iron Station organizes own Olympics

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Iron Station Elementary School students have immersed themselves in the Olympics for the past two weeks. They’ve learned about the event’s history and the athletes competing in it today. They’ve kept tally of what countries have won what medals and tried to pick their favorite event. “I like skiing, snowboarding,…

Raised beds an easy way to garden

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The Lincoln County Cooperative Extension has held two workshops on raised bed gardening with maximum attendance. For those who couldn’t get a spot in either workshop, a third is planned for 6:30 p.m. March 4 at the Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton. The event is free. “I think partly it’s…

Puddingstone to perform at Lincoln Cultural Center

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Puddingstone will bring its unique mixture of music to the Lincoln Cultural March 6. “We have all the way from Renaissance music to Americana, Celtic, folk, classical – it’s a mixed bag,” said Denise Yoder, a member of Puddingstone who lives in Lincolnton. “That’s really kind of why we think…

Apple Festival T-shirt competition

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The Lincoln County Apple Festival is holding a contest to select the design for the official 2010 Apple Festival T-shirt. The top designer will receive a $200 prize and their design will be featured on the shirt. The second place artist will receive a $100 prize and the third place…

NC Chamber president offers upbeat message

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N.C. Chamber of Commerce President Lew Ebert brought a positive message to Lincoln County residents and business owners this week. “I am optimistic about North Carolina’s resilience, about our potential to emerge from this economic storm stronger and better than we even were before,” he said. “Make no mistake about…

Wallet stolen from probation officer

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Lincolnton Police are on the lookout for a person who took a probation officer’s wallet and used her debit card. The victim told police that she had left her wallet under her desk Tuesday at the Probation and Parole Office on East Sycamore Street before heading to court, Sgt. Richard…

Monthly lunches come to an end

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A 15-year tradition that provided senior citizens with a meal for very little money has come to an end. Senior citizens would meet at Captain Pete’s the second Friday of every month for lunch. The seniors would pay $5 for the meal, plus tip. The lunch gatherings, “Wayne’s 2nd Friday…

Club News

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4-H Lincoln County 4-H Council members met recently to plan for the year’s citizenship and community service projects and share upcoming 4-H events offered locally as well as statewide. While creating pink bunnies to encourage women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, they planned their next project. These 4-H…

Around Town 2/24/2010

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4-H WORKSHOP Today is the last day to register for the Lincoln County 4-H presentation workshop, scheduled for 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Thursday. For more information, call the Cooperative Extension Office at (604) 736-8558. HORTICULTURE Youth ages 13-18 are invited to participate in a horticulture judging workshop held 5 p.m. on…