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Around Town 9/24/2010

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CRIME SURVEY Juvenile Justice and Law Enforcement agencies in Cleveland and Lincoln Counties are implementing strategies aimed at proactively dealing with potential gang problems in local schools and communities. The publics input is needed and would contribute to the overall assessment and program initiatives. To take the survey, visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/MKGSWLB…

Alpacas in Iron Station

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In 2004, the Walsh family left life in Huntersville to move to a 12-acre piece of land in Iron Station. “I was just looking for more space, a different pace,” said Mike Walsh, who is originally from Long Island, N.Y. Walsh, his wife and their now 4-year-old son found they…

Local writer creates ‘poetic autobiography’

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Fans of Devona Wyant usually listen to the Lincolnton poet read her work aloud. Now, they read it for themselves. “It’s something tangible for someone who says ‘I want to take your work home and read it at my leisure and think about it,’” Wyant said of her new chapbook…

Constitution Week celebrated

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Lakeshore Marina moves closer to lake’s shore

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Lakeshore Marina has moved from Iron Station to Denver, which has allowed the business to offer more services. Owner Grady Gibson can store up to 60 boats at the new facility. He said the area needed more storage options for boat owners in the fall and winter. Lakeshore Marina offers…

Around Town 9/22/2010

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CRIME SURVEY Juvenile Justice and Law Enforcement agencies in Cleveland and Lincoln Counties are implementing strategies aimed at proactively dealing with potential gang problems in local schools and communities. The publics input is needed and would contribute to the overall assessment and program initiatives. To take the survey, visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/MKGSWLB…

Family Reunion

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50th anniversary

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Maryann and Richard Harczuk of Guy Heavner Road in Lincolnton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 24. They were married in Middlesex County, New Jersey in 1960 and lived there for 39 years until they retired and moved to North Carolina to be closer to family. They were given…

Engagement: Barnard, Farson

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Heather May Barnard and Jonathan Neil Farson announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Heather is the daughter of Alex and Peggy Barnard of Iron Station. She graduated from East Lincoln High School and from Western Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and a Masters of Physical…

Ex-deputy guilty in bar assault

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A former Lincoln County sheriff’s deputy has been found guilty in the June assault of a man at a local bar. Bradley Warren Morrow, 25, of Lincolnton, was given a 30-day suspended sentence and 12 months of unsupervised probation, court officials said. In addition to probation, Morrow must complete 24…