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Around Town 2/18/2005

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GOSPEL SINGING Spirit Life Praise and Worship Center will hold a bluegrass and gospel singing featuring The Griggs on Sun. Feb. 20 at 11 a.m. The center is located on 1424 Wilma Sigman Rd. For more information contact Pastor Gary Smith 704-735-1027. CUP OF GRACE The following events will be…

Cleanwell taking steps to improve service

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Cleanwell Sanitation may be cleaning up its act. Numerous complaints against the Stanley trash company have been filed with the Better Business Bureau of the Southern Piedmont in the last year, making them a company with an unsatisfactory rating. Some of the issues have included creditor billing issues, delivery problems…

Around Town 2/16/2005

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PARENT NIGHT East Lincoln High School will host Parent Night, 7 p.m. Feb. 24 in the gym. Parents will be informed about the new changes and the registration process for the 2005-2006 school year. Students are parents interested in advanced placement and honors courses should plan on attending. TAX HELP…

Stray cat strut

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Stray cats are a common sight. They can be found rummaging in dumpsters, prowling in parking lots and even in your own back yard. These feral cats have a life span of five years, but because they keep having kittens, the number of feral cats in the county continually increases.…

Supporting tsunami victims

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Dream Date Winners

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Local agencies assess community needs

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Local agencies are working together to assess the needs of Lincoln County citizens, and they’re going straight to the source. “Instead of trying to guess what the needs of the community are, they can tell us, and we can address it,” said Cristina Arlow, director of the Literary Council and…

ESPN to air bass tourney

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Lake Norman is heating up for a major fishing tournament which will be televised by ESPN. The 2005 CITGO Bassmaster Tour will take place March 17-20 at Blythe Landing in Cornelius. “This is a big deal for people that keep up with bass fishing-it is the biggest event of the…

Organizers envision fall festival

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The Denver Days Committee has been busy planning for the third annual fall festival coming up Sept. 30 to Oct. 1. This year promises to be bigger and better and have the same type of entertainment as last year. There is even a Web site which has complete schedules, maps…

Jones watches over the lake

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Cynthia Jones sits on her dock and gazes out at the water. Her love for Lake Norman shows itself in her resume of extensive volunteer work. As the lakekeeper for Lincoln County, Jones cannot count the ways in which she would like to work to keep Lake Norman a better…