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‘High School Musical’ live in Cherryville

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Cherryville Little Theater’s production of High School Musical started with a casual conversation in the cold waiting for a Christmas parade. “It was sort of a joke,” said Debbie Hopper, director. Hopper had been heavily involved in the theater 15 years earlier. “I’ve had children and marriage and all that…

Genealogy the focus of 75th reunion

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The Andreas Killian Association will celebrate its diamond anniversary with a reunion this weekend. Some of those attending will be coming from as far away as Germany and California. More will be coming from the Lincoln County area, which Andreas Killian once called home. “We cordially invite anyone who would…

CIS serves children

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Job Connection, perseverance help land job

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Sharon Sigmon had worked at Mohican Mills for 32 years when she was laid off in September of 2003. “You think you’ll be able to retire from there and the bottom falls out,” Sigmon, 59, said. Since then, she has earned an associate degree in medical office administration, worked a…

Miss Lake Norman Wee

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60th anniversary

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Schools compete to fight cancer

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Two coaches from rival schools came together for a fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society. Last Friday, Lincoln and Lake Norman Charter schools participated in the first Fall Sports Day by competing against each other in ladies tennis, soccer and volleyball at Lincoln Charter’s Denver campus. In the spring,…

Young talent gives a boost to Eagles

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Lincoln Charter High School is benefiting from its middle school programs — just ask Lady Eagles head volleyball coach Rick Rose. “The middle school program is such a strong program and they only lost one game last year,” he said. “They have such a talented pool of volleyball players to…

WestPointe to host first After Hours Block Party

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The Denver Area Business Association is gearing up for two big social events this month. All eight WestPointe Shoppes tenants will be participating in DABA’s first After Hours Block Party Sept. 10. The free social event is designed to give exposure to Steak Norman Specialty Meats, Hair Advantage, Albertine Florals,…

‘Clash of Clergy’ rescheduled

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East Lincoln Speedway has rescheduled the 5th Annual Clash of the Clergy for Sept. 19. The event was rained out Aug. 22. Gates open at 5 p.m. with races starting at 7:30 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit East Lincoln Christian Ministry of Denver. Rain checks will be…