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Around Town 3/11/2005

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BFI GRANT APPLICATIONS The Lincoln County BFI Grant Board is accepting applications for grants to non-profit groups and other eligible agencies. Available March 14, deadline for the applications is in June. For more information, call Sherri Barber at 704-736-8471 or go online to www.lincolncounty.org. SURVIVAL CLASS A free women’s street…

Dance All Stars

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Bundle of fur fun

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Recording visions from God

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When Nancy Grigg first started experiencing Biblical visions, she wrote them down and hid the writings under her pillow. Now, 14 years after her initial vision, Grigg is publishing a book. “I kept it secret for a long time, and I just feel like God didn’t want me to keep…

Student-made electric car heads toward the finish line

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Students from the Lincoln County School of Technology will join hundreds representing four southern states in Wake County for the annual Electric Vehicle Challenge Final One of the most exciting components of the high school program is the student design and construction of a street-legal electric vehicle, which will be…

Child advocacy center promoted by local leaders

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Nurses, teachers and agency leaders met Tuesday morning with one goal in mind – to create an accredited Children’s Advocacy Center in Lincoln County. “It can be done,” said Cathy Purvis, executive director of CAC of North Carolina. “That’s the nice thing – it’s been done all kinds of places.…

Drug Bust

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Webmaster keeps a region informed

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Dave Rohr is the face behind DenverNC.com, the popular Web site residents go to in order to find information about Lincoln County. What started as a hobby for Rohr has now become almost a full-time job for the Denver resident. When he created the Web site in December 1999, it…

A Taste of History

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The white two-story house sits off N.C. 150 on two acres with a red roof, black shutters and rocking chairs on the porch. The country home has a welcoming, cozy feel. Upon walking in the door, an aroma of home cooking tickles the nose. Tim Schafer’s at Lake Norman has…

ELHS student wins full ride

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Michael Griswold, a senior from East Lincoln High School, has received a four year undergraduate, two year graduate, paid scholarship to Clemson University. Included in the $100,000 scholarship are at least two summer trips abroad, a laptop computer and $3,000 a year for spending money. Griswold was picked out of…