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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…

Lake Calendar

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GOSPEL SINGING Bethel United Methodist Church will host a gospel singing on March 19 at 8 p.m. featuring, “A Little South of Heaven,” from Hickory. A spaghetti and lasagna supper will be served at 6 p.m. in the church fellowship hall and a drawing for two round-trip airline tickets may…

Around Town 3/9/2005

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DEMOCRATIC MEETING The Lithia Precinct Democratic Party will meet Monday, March 14 at 7 p.m. at the home of Dr. John Gamble, 2101 Country Club Road. BFI GRANT APPLICATIONS The Lincoln County BFI Grant Board is accepting applications for grants to non-profit groups and other eligible agencies. Deadline for the…

Around Town 3/7/2005

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MEETING POSTPONED The Lincoln County Democratic Party meeting scheduled for Tuesday will be postponed due to precinct meetings. UDC MEETING The UDC will meet at Memorial Hall Tuesday, March 8 at 7:00 p.m. SENIOR CITIZENS MEETING The Iron Station Senior Citizens will meet Wednesday at 12 p.m. at Ironton Presbyterian…

Relay for Life

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Horse owners to vote

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Horse and other equine animal owners will vote across the state on March 9 to determine whether to continue to voluntarily assess themselves $2 per ton of commercial horse feed in order to provide funds to promote the interests of the horse industry. Jeff Carpenter, Area Extension Livestock Agent, says…