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Hop! Hop! Hop!

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(Top photo) No, he’s not the March Hare, he’s the Easter Bunny and he was in downtown Lincolnton Saturday for the annual Bunny Hop contest around Courtsquare, which was won by Holly Burkey (below). Contributed…

Grand Openings

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(Above) Melamoose Scoops and Java, 119 E. Main St. celebrated its return to downtown Lincolnton with an April 4 grand opening. Joining to the left of Chamber of Commerce board president Jack Funk (wielding ceremonial scissors) are owners Nikki and Drew Ledbetter and Ledbetter’s grandmother, Sarah. (Below) Lincolnton mayor Bobby…

`Alice` takes the stage

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All the necessary elements are there – a stressed white rabbit, an angry queen, a mad hatter and a blond girl not sure what to make of it all – but the Lincoln Theatre Guild’s latest production isn’t your typical “Alice in Wonderland.” “What I really wanted to do with…

Dancer combines her art with film

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Award-winning Chinese dancer Yu Wei forms her solo dances around nature. Her program includes “Bird,” “Moon,” “Snow” and “Smoke” as well as “Lotus,” a dance in which Wei shapes her body like a flower blooming. “She’s like a contortionist,” said Rick Ramseur, president of the Lincoln County Concert Association. “We…

Lincoln County awarded federal funds under FEMA

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Lincoln County has been chosen to receive $20,711 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and consists of representatives from The Salvation Army; American Red Cross; United Jewish Communities;…

Family of Eagles

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Sheriff gives tips on safety, security in business

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(Above) Lincoln County Sheriff Tim Daugherty addresses business owners and others in attendance at a community meeting April 3 in Denver regarding two recent armed robberies. (Below) Chief Deputy Barry Taylor (left) and Sheriff Daugherty prepare to answer a business owner’s question. Jon Mayhew / LTN Photo More than 50…

Future east Lincoln land growth topic of meetings

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County officials want residents’ input on the future of eastern Lincoln County land growth. Residents may attend several meetings with officials from county staff and Centralina Council of Government concerning prospective growth. “Since plans have been identified by the steering committee, it’s a chance for the residents in those areas…

Connections bring dentist to Denver

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Connections are something that have literally moved Dr. Dan Carson. It was a connection to friends in Memphis, Tenn., that moved the dentist and his family to the South. And it was an Internet connection that hooked the dentist up with a practice in Denver sight unseen. Sitting in his…

Around Town 4/11/2007

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McHENRY IN DENVER Congressman Patrick McHenry will be at the Denver Volunteer Fire Department, 3956 N.C. 16 North 11:30 a.m. Thursday. COMPUTER/USERS MEETING The April meeting of the Computer Users Group will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lincoln County Library, 306 W. Main St. The program will be “Connecting…