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Ribbon cutting

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Reunion

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The North Brook High School Class of 1959 celebrated its 50th reunion with dinner and dancing at the WoodMill Winery in Vale. There were 29 classmates in attendance out of 42 original graduates. D.J. Darin Harke played music from the ‘50s. The event closed with door prizes and special guest,…

LHS student serves as page

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50th anniversary

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Larry and Myra Little of Maiden celebrate their 50th anniversary today, June 17. They are the parents of Bobby and Gail Little of Newton, Randale and Jackie Little of Sherrills Ford, Mike and Angie Harris of Maiden and Regina and Mitchell Turner of Newton. Grandchildren are Rodney and Clay Little,…

50th anniversary

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C.C. and Donna Hunt of Iron Station will celebrate their 50th anniversary June 21. They are the parents of Ginny and Gary Pyne of Iron Station and Tim Hunt of Iron Station. Grandchildren are Aaron Pyne of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Amanda Pyne of Iron Station and Sirkka Hunt of Iron…

County opts not to buy old bank right away

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Lincoln County commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to renew the county’s lease of the old Bank of America building in the Courthouse Square for office space, rather than exercising an option to purchase the property. The county will seek a two-year extension to the lease, but will accept a three-year…

Around Town 6/15/2009

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READING PROGRAMS The Be Creative at Your Library 2009 Summer Reading Program for rising first through fifth graders and the Express Yourself 2009 Summer Reading Program for students rising sixth through 12th grade will begin today at all Gaston-Lincoln Regional Library locations. Participants receive a reading record, weekly library visit…

101st birthday

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Barefoot honored by Historical Association

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The Lincoln County Historical Association has named an avid lover of history, ghosts and Lincoln County as its 2009 Heritage Award recipient. Dan Barefoot, a local lawyer and author of 12 history books, will be presented with the award at a ceremony 3 p.m. Sunday a the Lincoln Cultural Center.…

Ramsour’s Mill comes alive during celebration

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The Battle of Ramsour’s Mill Celebration will take place Saturday and Sunday at the battle site in Lincolnton. This is the first year the event is being organized by the Lincoln County Historic Properties Commission. In March, the county-paid position of the event’s former organizer was cut. Jason Harpe with…