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Grant rocks 1st-grade science

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Getting kids interested in science at an early age can always be a challenge. However, first-grade teachers at St. James Elementary School in east Lincoln County think they may have found an inroad. “It’s a fact that first-graders love rocks,” said Jennifer Carroll, a teacher at the school. With the…

Wayne’s Feasts still bring folks together

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Its namesake passed away 12 years ago this March, however Wayne’s Second Friday Feast lives on each month like clockwork. “It just brings me a sense of happiness in seeing people who are older out being active and enjoying themselves,” Celia Deese said. Deese, along with her husband, Paul, have…

College brings classes closer to east Lincoln

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Until this month, Gary Caldwell would have had to spend an hour commuting outside east Lincoln County to become a certified notary. Now classes are just a five-minute drive north on N.C. 16 from his business, thanks to a highly anticipated expansion by Gaston College. :I just think a notary…

KB getting the point

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Two seasons ago, Kendall Bethea was polishing off his Mustangs junior varsity MVP plaque. Nearly a week ago he was hoping to be holding up the 2A basketball state championship trophy, but the East Lincoln fell a game short. The junior, who has come a long way in two seasons,…

Taste event to feature eateries of east Lincoln

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The Denver Area Business Association will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a “tasteful” event to support area businesses and eateries. The Taste of Denver and Business to Business Expo, which will showcase Lake Norman area businesses and restaurants is scheduled for April 16 at the East Lincoln Community Center. DABA,…

Community Calendar

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Rock Spring Park hike The Catawba Lands Conservancy from 10 a.m. until noon this Saturday is hosting a hike through the newly created 116-acre Rock Springs Park off Campground Road in Denver. Conservancy volunteer Ron Bost will lead the moderate hike. Space is limited and registration is required a day…

Around Town 3/18/2009

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REVIVAL Southside Baptist Church will host a revival 7 p.m. this evening. The evening will include speaker, Dr. Dixon Free, special music and fellowship following the service. For more information, call (704) 735-2418. PRAYER BOOK CLASS St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 315 N. Cedar St., Lincolnton, will have a class on…

Cub Master 2008 named

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Around Town 3/16/2009

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HOWARDS CREEK Howards Creek Community Center supporters will meet 6:30 p.m. tonight at the center. All community members are urged to attend. For more information, call (704) 732-7331 or (704) 735-6333. REVIVAL Southside Baptist Church will host a revival tonight through Wednesday. Services will be 7 p.m. each evening. The…

WLMS wins county

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