The following Lincoln County elementary and intermediate schools will host open houses on Aug. 21:
Battleground Elementary, 201 Jeb Seagle Drive, Lincolnton: 5-7 p.m.
Catawba Springs Elementary, 206 N. Little Egypt Road, Denver: 4–6 p.m.
Norris S. Childers Elementary, 2595 Rock Dam Road, Lincolnton: 6-7:30 p.m.; Kindergarten at 5:30 p.m.
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Iron Station Elementary, 4207 N.C. 27 E, Iron Station: 5:30-7 p.m.
F.D. Jack Kiser Intermediate, 301 Jeb Seagle Road, Lincolnton: 5-7 p.m.
Love Memorial Elementary, 1463 Love Memorial School Road, Lincolnton: 4-6 p.m., Kindergarten at 5 p.m.
North Brook Elementary, 642 N.C. 274, Vale: 4-6 p.m.
Pumpkin Center Intermediate, 3970 King Wilkinson Road, Lincolnton: 5-6:30 p.m.; Grade 3 at 5 p.m.; Grade 4 at 5:30 p.m.; Grade 5 at 6 p.m.
Pumpkin Center Primary, 3980 King Wilkinson Road, Lincolnton: 5-6:30 p.m.
Rock Springs Elementary, 3633 N.C. 16 N., Denver: 5-6:30 p.m.
S. Ray Lowder Elementary, 350 Kennedy Drive, Lincolnton: 5 p.m.
Union Elementary, 4857 Reepsville Road, Vale: 5-6 p.m.
The following schools will host open houses on Aug. 22:
G.E. Massey Elementary, 130 Newbold St., Lincolnton: 3-6 p.m.
St. James Elementary, 1774 St. James Church Road, Denver: 4-6 p.m.
Catawba and Lincoln County Sheriff's Road Patrol and Lake Patrol and N.C. Wildlife Resources officers combined their efforts on July 26, while the BAT mobile visited Lincoln County.
The joint operation led to a number of citations and warnings being issued, including eight boating while impaired and three driving while impaired charges being filed. Lake patrol officers issued 22 nighttime violations, such as improper navigation lights, and gave 76 verbal warnings.
The road patrols issued 33 citations during traffic checkpoints on St. James Church Road, Water Oaks Drive and old Plank Road. The checkpoints resulted in three driving while impaired charges and several nonmoving violations.
A number of written warnings were issued for minor infractions.