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Committee envisions plans to improve east Lincoln

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More dedicated turn lanes along N.C. 16. Additional sidewalks and bike routes. Run utility lines underground and encourage some type of downtown development near the South Triangle area. These are a but a few of the two-pages of draft recommendations that a group charged with envisioning the future of east…

Auto restoration shop expands

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Following a recent expansion, Klassic Rides co-owner Floyd West says he hopes to add more in-house services. In August 2008, Klassic Rides, an automotive restoration business, formerly located on Burnwood Trail, moved to a much larger location at 4016 N.C. 16, Denver. “We went from a building with about 5,000…

Eagle freshman aces hurl a mean softball

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Hidden along Galway Lane in Denver sits Lincoln Charter School and the Lady Eagles softball team, which is off to a 6-1 start thanks to the pitching prowess of two freshmen. Olivia Eudy and Katie Cronin are Lincoln Charter head softball coach Mark Schild’s aces for his pitching staff. As…

Ribbon cut

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New GOP officers

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Around Town 4/6/2009

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KIDS WALK The East Lincoln County American Cancer Society Relay for Life will host a walk for kids 15 and younger 10 a.m. May 2 at East Lincoln High School. The cost is $5 per child. Today is the last day to register. To register, visit www.relayforlife.org/eastlincoln or e-mail Carrie…

Church Briefs

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ST. DOROTHY FISH FRY St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church will have a shrimp dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. Fridays during Lent. Plates are $7. INDOOR YARD SALE Long Shoals Wesleyan Church will host an indoor yard sale 6 a.m. until noon Saturday. Ham biscuits and coffee will be available for purchase. All…

Around Town 4/3/2009

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INDOOR YARD SALE The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #30 will host an indoor yard sale to benefit homeless veterans 8 a.m. until noon today and Saturday at 1120 N. Aspen St., Lincolnton. RELAY FOR LIFE Century 21 Hecht Realty, 885 N.C. 16 N., Denver, will conduct a yard and bake…

Passion drama draws thousands

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An estimated 4,000 people come to see Anthony Grove Baptist Church’s passion drama every year during the weeks before Easter. “It started out we did it just in the church, and then we had so many people come, we just had to keep expanding it,” said Dennis Bean, pastor of…

WMU celebrates100 years

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The South Fork Baptist Association Women’s Missionary Union will be celebrating its 100th anniversary at its annual meeting 6 p.m. Pearl Baptist Church in Iron Station. The event is free and open to the public. For a century, the organization has been encouraging women to teach, study, pray and give.…