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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…

Lake Calendar

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CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP The Christian Women’s fellowship will meet 10 a.m. March 10 at Westport Baptist Church. The speaker will be Tricia Scribner, author of “Preparing yourself to Mentor.” Donation is $6. For more information call Beverly Weston at 704-483-4837. To make a reservation call 1-877-629-6244. EAST LINCOLN REPUBLICAN WOMEN…

Five Generations

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Boy Scouts race to victory

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Two pinewood derby cars speed off from the starting line at the First United Methodist Church on Main Street Friday Night. On the right, Boy Scout Andrew Underwood hands his pinewood derby car over to be placed on the starting line. Chris Dean / LTN Photos…

Around Town 2/14/2005

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SYMPHONY BOARD The N.C. Symphony Board of Directors, Lincoln County chapter, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the community room of the Lincoln Cultural Center. LINCOLN QUILTERS The Lincoln Quilters will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday. The program will be by Jean Winchester on UFOs. Bring…

Within The Week

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For couples, Valentine’s Day is all about love, chocolate and smooching. For singe folks, it’s about embracing that singleness and being sassy. After all the good times to be had on Feb. 14, don’t you think Feb. 15 should be spent doing something a bit more serious? Something with weight…

Around Town 2/11/2005

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SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS MEETING Sons of the Confederate Veterans the General Robert F. Hoke/General Williams J. Hoke Camp 1616 will have its monthly meeting Wednesday Feb. 16 at Ryan’s Steakhouse in Lincolnton at 7 p.m. “KNIGHT OF LOVE” DINNER The North Lincoln High School Band Boosters are sponsoring a…