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Denver residents voice concerns about proposed Wal-Mart shadow project

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Denver residents Connie Zmijewski and Liz Craig don’t like the prospect of having “lowball” tenants occupying the flurry of shopping centers proposed for N.C. 73 near N.C. 16. Specifically, both are concerned that a mix of dollar stores, shoe stores and discount clothiers will make the new center home. “We’re…

Hundreds attend AlleyCat Biker Junction grand opening

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People driving down N.C. 16 over the weekend probably noticed a lot of motorcycles, smelled a lof of food cooking outside and heard a lot of music from both a DJ and a band. While the event was the official grand opening for AlleyCat Biker Junction, the three-day event looked…

Around Town 6/19/2006

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BIBLE SCHOOL Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church, Iron Station, will be having Vacation Bible School starting today. It will last until Friday. Hours are 6:30 – 8 p.m. The public is invited. BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP The breast cancer support group will be meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Oak Grove…

Leadership Lincoln graduation

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Adopt-a-Cop Golf Tournament

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Around Town 6/16/2006

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FRESH START The Fresh Start Widow’s Group Annual Picnic will be at 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at Rankin Lake Picnic Area, 1750 Rankin Lake Road. There is no charge. Bring your choice of a picnic item. Drinks are provided. The event is open to all single, divorced or…

Coffee on the fly: Gotta whole latte love!

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With apologies to seminal heavy metal band Led Zeppelin, you’ll be singing strands of “Whole Lotta Love” after you sample the piping hot, delicious beverages of “Coffee Break..” Only, you’ll be modifying the lyrics just a bit. That’s because if you’re walking down the streets of downtown Lincolnton and see…

Gardening, a state of mind

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Bob and Helen Norman never have to worry about eating their vegetables. Outside their rural west Lincoln home is a garden overflowing with produce. You name it (tomatoes, beets, corn, okra, squash, peas, green beans, cucumbers, watermelon, potatoes and seven different kinds of peppers), they have it. This year, the…

Newly opened inn offers guests beds and breakfast

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While driving to her job in Denver, Patti Fea would always pass a stately three-story house off N.C. 150. At the time, she was owner of Cornucopia Caterers in Denver, but she would always take a moment to daydream about a different sort of life. With the opening of White…

Garden lunch for mothers and daughters

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