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Webmaster keeps a region informed

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Dave Rohr is the face behind DenverNC.com, the popular Web site residents go to in order to find information about Lincoln County. What started as a hobby for Rohr has now become almost a full-time job for the Denver resident. When he created the Web site in December 1999, it…

A Taste of History

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The white two-story house sits off N.C. 150 on two acres with a red roof, black shutters and rocking chairs on the porch. The country home has a welcoming, cozy feel. Upon walking in the door, an aroma of home cooking tickles the nose. Tim Schafer’s at Lake Norman has…

ELHS student wins full ride

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Michael Griswold, a senior from East Lincoln High School, has received a four year undergraduate, two year graduate, paid scholarship to Clemson University. Included in the $100,000 scholarship are at least two summer trips abroad, a laptop computer and $3,000 a year for spending money. Griswold was picked out of…

ELFD to hold golf fund raiser

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The East Lincoln Fire Department will hold its third annual Golf for Life on Monday, March 21 at Cowan’s Ford Country Club with all proceeds benefiting Relay for Life. The cost is $60 per person, four-person team. There are no handicaps and play is Captain`s Choice. Shotgun start at 11…

Around Town 3/7/2005

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MEETING POSTPONED The Lincoln County Democratic Party meeting scheduled for Tuesday will be postponed due to precinct meetings. UDC MEETING The UDC will meet at Memorial Hall Tuesday, March 8 at 7:00 p.m. SENIOR CITIZENS MEETING The Iron Station Senior Citizens will meet Wednesday at 12 p.m. at Ironton Presbyterian…

Relay for Life

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Horse owners to vote

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Horse and other equine animal owners will vote across the state on March 9 to determine whether to continue to voluntarily assess themselves $2 per ton of commercial horse feed in order to provide funds to promote the interests of the horse industry. Jeff Carpenter, Area Extension Livestock Agent, says…

Around Town 3/4/2005

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BUFFALO SHOALS PRECINCT MEETING A precinct meeting for the Buffalo Shoals democratic party will be held Monday, March 7 at 7 p.m. at the Buffalo Shoals Club House. OAKGROVE PRECINCT MEETING A precinct meeting for the Oakgrove democratic party will be held Tuesday, March 8 at 6 p.m. at the…

West Lincoln band raffles off Mustang

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A 2005 Mustang could be yours for only $10. You even get to pick its color. West Lincoln High School band students will be selling 3,500 $10 raffle tickets from now until April, and one lucky winner walks home with the new car, which is donated by Armstrong Ford in…

Growing through art

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The opening reception of A Place to Grow’s annual art show was full of noise, smiling children and colorful, wall to wall art Thursday morning. “We weren’t even able to get everything up,” said Denise Zock, director of the preschool. “We had to choose bits and pieces.” The art exhibit,…