Home » Archives by category » Local News (Page 998)

Message given on prom night decisions

Share This Post

Amid the final steaming of the dresses, remembering to refrigerate the corsage and counting seconds of class until the big night, West Lincoln High School prom-goers received a sobering experience. The school’s Students Against Drunk Driving group organized an assembly to discuss safety and good decisions with the students. The…

Around Town 5/12/2008

Share This Post

SENIOR MEETING The Iron Station Seniors will meet at noon on Wednesday at Ironton Presbyterian Church. LINCOLN QUILTERS The Lincoln Quilters will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Citizens Center. Debra Hissom will present her program entitled the Demonstration of Custom Designing Fabric – The Resist…

Education Briefs

Share This Post

CMC SCHOLARSHIPS Carolinas Medical Center at Lincoln has expanded scholarship offerings to include two new scholarships in programs for pharmacy, physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech language pathology. CMC-Lincoln has awarded several annual $1,000 scholarships to students enrolled in degreed clinical healthcare programs. For more information, contact human resources at…

Salem Baptist to be used as campus for theology

Share This Post

Beginning in the fall, Salem Baptist Church will serve as a satellite campus for the North Carolina College of Theology, an accredited institution entering its ninth year of operation. The campus at Salem Baptist will be called the Dr. Charles Cranford School of Theology. Cranford was the pastor at Salem…

Tackling homelessness

Share This Post

Slugging center opens on N. Aspen

Share This Post

Lincolnton native Brad Heavner has a long history with the sport of baseball. “I’ve always played baseball, and a lot of softball,” he said. Now, Heavner and his wife, Kristel, are giving area youth a place to hone their skills with a bat and ball. The couple opened Heavy’s Carolina…

Sweet opening

Share This Post

Golden Opportunity Day aimed at Lincoln County seniors

Share This Post

Lincoln County seniors took advantage of a golden opportunity Thursday morning at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. “I just came to have fun and see all what they’ve got, let them talk to me about all the things I should know,” said Georgia McLain, 70, who attended Golden Opportunity…

Local gardener shares his irises with visitors

Share This Post

They may not last long, but Kenneth Scronce’s irises provide a beautiful opening ceremony to his gardening season. Scronce estimates his field of irises produces more than 3,000 blooms. “Purple with yellow and red, peach, gold, red, maroon-red, light blue and dark blue – there are all kinds of colors,”…

Lincoln 4-H offers summer adventures

Share This Post

With only six more weeks of school left, have you decided what your child will be doing this summer? Lincoln County 4-H has a fun-filled Summer Ventures Program for youth ages 6 to 18. The following programs will be offered beginning June 9 and ending Aug. 13.: Sketching For Beginners…