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Jazz-happy brass band makes stop in Lincolnton

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They may look formal in their tuxedos, but the St. Louis Brass Quintet promises to bring showmanship and good times to the James W. Warren Citizens Center Oct. 13. The quintet is made up of five accomplished musicians. Three of these men work as professors at nationally recognized universities. The…

Seniors dance to tunes of youth

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One day back in the early 1970s, then-Lincolnton Recreation director Betty G. Ross was asked to teach square dancing to the elderly. “We didn’t have enough men dancing back then, so some of the women had to wear painters hats and act like men,” said Ross. That was the birth…

Maiden reunion

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Couple “Design One Creative” campaign after another

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For years, Mike Sherman of Denver had been moving up a kind of corporate ladder. He started Design One Creative in the basement of a Charlotte radio station in 1996. “We had Magic 96 and 106.5 The End right above us,” said Mike. “When the company first started, it was…

Blackburn reunion

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Toddler teamwork

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Weaving a tapestry of beauty

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Quilters now have a store Delores Ellsworth has been doing crafts for most of her life. A voracious reader, Ellsworth came across a book one day that changed her life. “It was a book on quilts and the art of quilting,” she said. As a result of that book, Ellsworth…

This year’s Denver Days one for the record books

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Organizers of the 2005 Denver Days festival are calling the event “record breaking.” According to Denver Days chairman Jerry Earnest, in excess of 20,000 made the two-day festival. “It was the biggest and the best we ever had,” said Earnest. “We’re going to possibly expand to a three-day event. Last…

Enforce sign ordinance, east Lincoln business leaders demand

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East Lincoln business leaders gathered at the East Lincoln Community Center last Wednesday to talk about signs. Specifically, members of the East Lincoln Area Council are concerned that some businesses in the eastern part of Lincoln County are not complying with the sign ordinance. “For nearly a year, the council’s…

Lake Calendar

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FAMILY FUN EVENT The Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Family Fun & After Hours Networking Event at the Lake Norman Yacht Club on Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, contact the chamber at (704)-664-3898. MARINE COMMISSION MEETING The Mountain Island Lake…