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BPW taking applications for award

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The Business and Professional Women Organization of Lincoln County is accepting nominations from the public for the 2007 Woman of the Year Award. The deadline to make a nomination is Nov. 1. The criteria to be a Woman of the Year includes residence, past recognition, civic and community activity, family…

Development enhanced

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Open and ready for business

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Visiting at Tucker`s Grove

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Chamber job a challenge

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The Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is an organization that may prove helpful to people who move to the area from other cities. Crystal Gettys, who works in membership services at the chamber, knows exactly what it’s like to be the new kid in town. The Siler City native moved…

Hair stylist one of handful providing microdermabrasion

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When she was a little girl, Megan Schrum used to fold towels at her mother’s beauty shop. Now, she works there and has added a new dimension to A Cut Above, the salon owned by her mother, Robin, and Kay Houser. Schrum is one of the only people in town…

Prescription for success

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(Above photo) George Brookins (third from left) was award the 2007 Samuel B. Burrus Award for Community Service. With Brookins are (from left) Burrus family members Stephen Burrus and Blanche Burrus Clark and Brookins’ daughter, Lauren and wife Sally. (Bottom photo) Also recognized at the same April ceremony for community…

BPW 2007 – 2008 officers installed

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Starting over at age 44 in new career not for the timid

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It takes a lot of guts to go back to school when you haven’t been in a classroom in over two decades. It’s just as big of a risk to start your own business at the age of 44. Billy Wilson of Lincolnton has done both. Wilson used to work…

Top prizes awarded local contractor

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It’s quite an accomplishment — actually, a series of accomplishments that build upon one another, such as being recognized by peers as 2006 Builder of the Year by the Lincoln County Home Builders Association; currently serving as president of the association; coming in first place in the $500-$600k home range…