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Racecar engines are now being made by Herbert

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Herbert Performance Parts, owned by racecar driver Doug Herbert, is now making engines for racecars. The shop has been rebuilding engines for streetcars, hotrods and other vehicles for years. But when employee Ron Neal brought up the idea of building engines for professional racing teams, Herbert knew he was onto…

Around Town 10/15/2010

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FALL FESTIVAL The Independent Baptist Tabernacle, 2128 Dallas-Cherryville Highway, Dallas, will hold a fall festival from 6-9 p.m. tonight. Darin and Brooke Aldridge will perform in concert. For more information, call (704) 922-9143. YARD SALE The Spirit Life P.W.C. Church of God, 1424 Wilma Sigmon Road, Lincolnton, will hold a…

Family Video opens at old Movie Gallery site

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Lincoln County residents now have more options when it comes to renting video games and movies with the opening of Family Video. Family Video opened in the former Movie Gallery space on Sept. 24. Movie Gallery shut its doors earlier this year after the national chain filed for bankruptcy. Family…

Celebrating their rights

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Students hypnotized

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Long way down

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Free Halloween festival for kids

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On Saturday, Oct. 30, the Partnership for Children will hold the second annual Family Spooktacular at the WoodMill Festival Grounds in Vale. This free family event with a free hot dog lunch is geared toward families with young children and will help raise awareness of the Partnership for Children’s funded…

New store helps fulfill co-owner’s ambition

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Carrie Wadlinger has finally fulfilled her “bucket list” with the opening of LKN Back in the Day, an old-fashioned country store. Wadlinger, had already accomplished everything else she wanted before she dies, which is typically referred to as a “bucket list,” except open her own business. “At 65, I can…

Denver writer pens book on holy days

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Denver resident Thomas Thorne has written his first book, The Wonder and Majesty of God’s Festivals and Holy Days. The book, published by Authorhouse, outlines the importance of the Holy Days. A few highlights from the book are: n The past, present and future of the Holy Days. n The…

Census: Big income drop followed population boom

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Call it the migration bust: Many of the fast-growing U.S. areas during the housing boom are now yielding some of the biggest income drops in the economic downturn. Lincoln County, which saw rapid growth in its eastern areas over the last few years, was no exception to the steep economic…