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State report reveals kickbacks in Denver

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Yet still another issue with former Denver Volunteer Fire Department Chief Richard Marley has “crept up” again, according to current chief Jay Flynn. This time, it involves $11,000 worth of cleaning supply purchases from a telemarketing company called Stone Cold Chemicals. “The problem is that Marley received kickbacks or premiums…

Lake Calendar

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SPEEDWAY PREVIEW East Lincoln Speedway is giving a preview of the track’s nineteenth season by hosting a race car show from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Triangle Plaza, five miles south of Denver. For more information, call promoter Terry Brotherton at (704) 483-2099. BENEFIT Boy Scout…

Clay Pot Decorations

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Around Town 3/6/2006

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SCHOOL PERSONNEL Retired school personnel will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Senior Center. CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP Christian Women’s Fellowship will meet at Westport Baptist Church’s fellowship hall, Denver at 10 a.m. Thursday. The speaker will be Judy Smith with Tri-City Baptist Church. There will be a spring fashion…

Students Visit

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(Above photo) Preschool 4- and 5-year-olds from First Presbyterian Church, along with their teacher, Glorianne Gatza (back row, right) recently toured Blue Ridge Radiology. While there, they learned as Chesanie Beam (right photo), an MRI technician explained how some of the equipment is used. The children were there as part…

Around Town 3/3/2006

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TRAINING SESSIONS Pathways will provide additional training on the continuum of the new Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse services. The new service definitions, effective March 20, will affect consumers, providers and community partners. The sessions will take place 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Monday at the Lincoln County…

A Taste of Judaism

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Relay for Life events

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RELAY FOR LIFE FUND RAISER First Wesleyan Church at 115 Bonview Avenue in Lincolnton is sponsoring a spaghetti supper and gospel singing tonight, March 3, to raise funds for Relay For Life. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall and the singing will begin at 7…

Apple Queen visits elementary school subjects

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With those long golden locks and a silver crown perched atop her head, it’s no wonder elementary school students are in awe of the Apple Queen. “I liked her story that she read to us, and I liked her crown, and I liked what she talked about to us, and…

Ashes to ashes and dust to dust

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For many Lincoln County residents, Ash Wednesday was a day of public repentance. Attending church services, they were reminded “You are dust and to dust you shall return.” Participants took time to think about their relationship to God, divine forgiveness and eternal life. “We do not have very much control,”…