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Volunteers sought for Hospice

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Do you have a few hours a week or month to spare? Do you have a giving heart? Would you be a friend to a family dealing with a terminal illness? It is not as difficult as it may seem. Hospice of Lincoln County volunteers serve in many ways, such…

Keep The Beat

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Grant will fund new fire truck

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The South Fork Volunteer Fire Department has received a grant of $97,191 from the 2004 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. With funds from fiscal year 2004, $745 million will be awarded to several thousand fire departments. South Fork VFD will use funds…

Around Town 2/25/2005

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CUP OF GRACE The following performances will take place at Cup of Grace Coffeehouse, 115 W. Court Square, this weekend: 7:30 p.m. today, Phatt Chance (oldies); 7:30 p.m. Saturday, the Sigmon Family (bluegrass). For information cal l704-732-8000 or go to www.cupofgrace.com GYMNASTICS EXHIBITION Lake Norman Gymnastics Academy will host a…

Grand Opening

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Meyers makes scenic art masterpiece

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More than 40 paintings fill one of the rooms in Louise Meyers’ house. Seagulls taking flight off a Florida coastline. A layer of white snow and a calming setting. A large overflowing waterfall. Meyers said it’s hereditary. Her grandfather was an artist and built two churches in Ukraine. She got…

60th Anniversary

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West park to ask for fund grant

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County commissioners have agreed to match a $250,000 grant to West Lincoln Park from the Land and Water Conservation Fund should the grant be approved. The Land and Water Conservation Fund provides money to projects under conditions in order to promote preservation of natural resources. The grant is in addition…

Students gearing up for book battle

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West Lincoln Middle School students have their noses in books. The goal – promote reading and have fun at the same time. The Battle of the Books competition for Lincoln County is heating up. The battle will be held at 9 a.m. March 18 at North Lincoln High School between…

Quilts and acquaintances

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The cry is simple: “Teachable moment!” As soon as the words are spoken, half a dozen women come running. At the weekly meetings of the Howard’s Creek QTX — Quilters to the eXtreme — education is a priority. Members come to the Howard’s Creek Community Building once a week between…