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Lake Calendar

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PROBUS CLUB OF LAKE NORMAN The ProBus club of Lake Norman announces its summer social on Tuesday, Aug. 24 at the Charles Mack Citizen’s Center in Mooresville. Members, guests and prospective members are welcome. The evening will begin with a social hour at 5 p.m. followed by a catered dinner…

Children experience Summer Ventures with 4-H

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The month of June was a time of true Summer Ventures for the children attending Lincoln County Cooperative Extension’s 4-H’s day camp programs. Educational activities included, absorbing the need for milk by making “kick the can ice cream,” delving into international foods and cultures of France, Japan, Kenya and Mexico,…

50th Anniversary

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Lincoln students win medals

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Lincoln County School of Technology Students brought home four gold medals after participating in a national competition. Brandi Rinck, Nicole Presnell, Elizabeth Hotchkiss and Tabatha Duncan, all students at Lincolnton High School, presented a project centered around fighting child abuse at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCLA)…

Schools create new position to monitor building projects

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The Board of Education has a position to fill before construction on two new schools and three high school additions can begin. “We don’t need anyone to build it. We don’t need anyone to design it,” said Superintendent Jim Watson. “We need someone to monitor and supervise it.” This position…

Westport`s wish — Golf course purchase may soon be announced

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Westport Golf Course may soon be coming back to life with green courses and golfers galore after being closed since February of 2003. Although plans are not finalized, an announcement is expected to be made in the next three weeks about new ownership. “Nothing is signed yet. It’s just good…

Picturesque Pageant

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The 2004 Miss Lincoln County Apple Queen Pageant was held Saturday at 7 p.m. at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Entertainment for the evening included dancing from performers with Dancer’s Edge (right) and Star Struck Dance Studio. (Right) The newly crowned queen Kristen Leigh Kinney got a big hug…

History project focuses on Tucker`s Grove

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Members of the Lincoln County Historical Association will be roaming Tucker’s Grove camp meeting this week in search of subjects for a new project. They’re hoping to find people who will let them interview them as part of the Lincoln County Voices Oral History Project, which aims to document and…

Chamber backs address change

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The up-hill battle to get the post office to update Denver area addresses got a boost this week from the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce. The Board of Directors of that organization, made up of more than 500 members, adopted a resolution calling for postal officials to clarify mailing addresses…

What`s in a name?

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Mom’s absence doesn’t slow down business at sub shop David and Darla Melton joke about the identity of “Mom” of Mom’s Sub Shop on Dave Warlick Drive. “Depending on what mood I’m in, sometimes I’ll tell people it’s me,” David says. “They’ll freak out.” Other times Darla accepts the name…