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Bingo!

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To celebrate Older Americans month, the Lincoln County Senior Center held its May bingo at Betty G. Ross Park May 18. (Top photo) John Leatherman (left) talks andlaughs with friends (Middle photo) Christine Barker (left) and Raynell Rumfelt examine their cards during a round. (Bottom photo) Evelyn Leatherman intently checks…

DABA guest speaker: ‘Growth is a good thing’

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Members of the Denver Area Business Association (DABA) met Thursday at Sagebrush Steakhouse in Denver. The guest speaker was Mike Holder, divisional engineer with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (DOT). Holder makes decisions on transportation matters for the six county division that includes Lincoln County. He spoke to the…

Talks move away from consolidation to cooperation

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On Tuesday, May 15, members of the East Lincoln Area Chamber (ELAC), a branch of the Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, met to continue discussion of a proposed consolidation of the county and city sewer and water systems. According to chairwoman Kimberly Poe, the discussion had moved away from consolidation…

Around Town 5/23/2007

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ELBA MEETING The East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA) meets at 7 p.m. Thursday in the main fellowship hall of Unity Presbyterian Church, 8210 Unity Church Road, Denver. Sheriff Tim Daugherty and District Attorney Rick Schaffer will be the featured speakers and will discuss the impact of growth on law enforcement…

Fifth Generation

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Scholarship recipient

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Purchase poppies to remember veterans

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Receiving poppies from Libby Reel, president of the David Milo Wright American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 0030 are (top photo) Chief Deputy Barry Taylor of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, (middle photo) Amy Grant and Jeff Thomas of Community Cafй and (above photo) Terry Saine of Saine’s Ace Hardware. Other…

New lake patrol officer ready to ride the waves

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Lake Norman boaters may have noticed a new officer patrolling the Lincoln County waters. Jason Hutchinson took over Jeff Warlick’s lake patrol position six weeks ago after Warlick was promoted to lieutenant. “I just decided I wanted something different,” said Hutchinson, who had worked for the Lincolnton Police Department since…

Shooters Bar & Grill ready to answer growing need

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As hammers banged away at the rear of the building, Angela Owen spoke. “Our goal is to have a place in Denver that people will feel good to bring their family,” said Angela Owen. She was speaking of Shooters Bar & Grill, 3608 N.C. 16 North in the Rock Springs…

Around Town 5/21/2007

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BABYSITTING CLASS The American Red Cross is sponsoring a babysitting class for girls age 11 and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday. Call (704) 735-3500. BLOOD DRIVE The next American Red Cross blood drive is 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Activis (formerly Alpharma), 1877 Kawai Road. DEM WOMEN Lincoln County Democrat…