Home » Archives by category » Local News (Page 1015)

Participants face fear of falling

Share This Post

Many seniors are scared of falling, and with good reason. In one year, “One out of three seniors 65 and older will fall,” said Marti Hovis, director of Lincoln County Senior Services. This fact causes many seniors to become inactivity in hopes of avoiding falling. Inactivity, however, can actually lead…

Becoming computer literate

Share This Post

Extension offers opportunities

Share This Post

The Lincoln County Cooperative Extension serves seniors in a variety of ways. The Senior Health Insurance Information Program, for example, helps seniors understand Medicare. Volunteers explain the options, but don’t make strong suggestions. “They do not make choices, but they show the choices that are available for individuals – the…

Around Town 4/22/2009

Share This Post

SCHOOL MTG. The Lincoln Charter School will have a board meeting 6 p.m. this evening at the Denver campus. SPRING LITTER SWEEP Lincoln County Parks and Recreation in coordination with the North Carolina Litter Sweep 2009 will begin its spring litter sweep 7 p.m. Wednesday along Hull’s Grove Church Road.…

Food biz takes off for Grateful Growers

Share This Post

Five years ago, Cassie Parsons and Natalie Veres envisioned owning a business dedicated to growing organic food for their community. Today, the Grateful Growers Farm not only serves Lincoln County but has also expanded services to other areas in the state. Parsons, a culinary chef turned organic landscaping owner teamed…

Childcare workers honored

Share This Post

ELCM completes expansion

Share This Post

With demand for their services skyrocketing, East Lincoln Christian Ministry just completed a $240,000 expansion to better serve area individuals and families who each month depend on the non-profit group for a helping hand. Nearly 3,600 square feet of space has been added to the ELCM center, 4278 Catawba Burris…

‘Super street’ critics try to get word out

Share This Post

With time running out, local critics of so-called “super street” intersections may step of their efforts before sections of a new highway open this year in east Lincoln County. “As the old saying goes, time is of the essence now,” said Bo Moore, chairman of the transportation committee for the…

DABA serves up ‘Taste of Denver’

Share This Post

Perhaps best known for their annual fireworks display, the more-than-160-member Denver Area Business Association last week expanded their recipe to raise the exposure of the lakeside business group by holding their first-ever exposition. “A Taste of Denver,” combined local culinary cuisine with more than 30 DABA members who set up…

Around Town 4/20/2009

Share This Post

DIABETES EXPO Carolina’s Medical Center – Lincoln will host the second annual Denver Diabetes Expo from 5-7 p.m. Monday at Denver United Methodist Church, 3910 N.C. 16 N. Come learn about services available and new products. There will also be food sampling, educational materials and door prizes. Registration is required…