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Contact intensive surveillance officers Ted Overcash at (704) 732-2229 or David Carpenter at (704) 732-4784 or the Crime Stoppers hotline at (704) 736-8909 if you have information on the following criminal suspects. n James Bogan Wanted by the North Carolina Department of Correction on charges of possession of cocaine. Male,…

Around Town 7/10/2009

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CHRISTMAS IN JULY Habitat for Humanity Home Restore, 809 E. Sycamore St., Lincolnton, will feature “Christmas in July at Habitat” until July 31. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays. For more information, call (704) 736-9490. HESED HOUSE…

YMCA camp a ‘family unit’

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Lincoln County YMCA campers aren’t spending their summer plugged into iPods or in front of their televisions and computers. Instead, they’re swimming, creating arts and crafts, playing sports and praying. “Technology can be very positive, but I think some of the outdoor skills and some of the life skills are…

Lincoln habitat hosts Christmas in July sale

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Christmas has come early to the Habitat for Humanity Restore in Lincolnton. “I just think it’s a good time to start thinking about Christmas,” said Julie Baumgardner, store manager. The store started its Christmas in July sale Monday. The event will last through the end of the month. There are…

Emanuel Reformed Church presents program for Christians about Islam

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Christians interested in learning more about Islam will have an opportunity to do so July 18. “What Every Serious Christian Should Know About Islam” will be held 10 a.m. to noon July 18 at Emanuel Reformed Church, which is located on Main Street in Lincolnton. The program will be led…

Parade winners announced

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Winners have been announced for downtown Lincolnton’s storefront display contest and Fourth of July parade. Storefront First place – King’s Office Supply Second place – Miller, Sherril and Blake Third place – Estate Jeweler Fourth place – Ledford’s Upholstery Parade Best Family – Ella USA Most Creative – Statue of…

Independent Days coming to downtown

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It is not too late to participate in Lincolnton’s Independents Days. The American Independent Business Alliance started the national initiative as Independents Week. Last year, Lincolnton’s Downtown Development Association, or DDA, decided to put its own spin on the event by creating Independents Days, a two-week long celebration of downtown…

Visiting the founder of Girl Scouts

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Happy Tails offers pet grooming

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Dogs needing a little pampering in the Maiden area now have a new option with the opening of Happy Tails Pet Spa. Kim Collins, and her husband, Jim, opened Happy Tails in the former Glamour Pets building a few months ago. They also own All My Friends Pet Shop &…

Chamber offers early-bird discount for expo booths

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The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will conduct its sixth annual Business Expo Aug. 26 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Chamber office manager Lisa Wallace said vendors can sign up before this Friday to receive a discount. The early registration fees are $300 for Chamber members and $350…