Gaston & Catawba

Lincoln News

Lincoln County Family YMCA is accepting registration for its weight management class through Sept. 5. The class will be 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 8-Oct. 27. $70.

The eight-week program includes weekly weigh-ins, goals setting, information about healthy eating, plus more. Details: Donna Sassano, 704-716-4508.

Orders are being taken for fried pies sold by the Lincoln County Extension and Community Association Monday to Wednesday. Pies are $2. To order:704-736-8464.

The Lincoln County Extension and Community Association have been making fried pies since 1974. Proceeds benefit organization's community activities.

The official Apple Festival T-shirt is available for purchase at the following Lincolnton retailers:

Kate McCall, 317 E. Pine St.; Lincoln Cultural Center gift shop, 403 E. Main St.; Carolina Furniture Mart Inc., 644 N. Aspen St.; Melamoose, 119 E. Main St.; and Court Street Grill, 113 W. Court Square.

Shirts are $10-$12, depending on size. The 2008 T-shirt features a design created by local artist Karen Carnes and is available in the following colors: lime green, butternut yellow, light blue, pink and white. Apple festival totes are available for purchase and will also be available at the festival.

Tiffany R. Leonard