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More million dollar homes to rise on east Lincoln horizon?

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Look to additional million-dollar homes possibly coming to eastern Lincoln County. According to county zoning administrator Randy Hawkins, developer Danny Fisher, of Fisher Properties in Salisbury, wants to turn slightly more than 187 acres in Denver into a proposed gated community, which will be located on Pine Ridge Drive and…

Lake Calendar

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BOOK SALE The Friends of the East Lincoln Library are holding a book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Shanklin Memorial Library at Fairfield Forest Road of N.C. 16. The rain date for the event is the next Saturday, Nov. 12. For more information, call…

Around Town 11/2/2005

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BENEFIT St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church is holding a benefit from 7 a.m. – until on Saturday. For more information, call the church office at (704) 735-5575 or Lori Ann Fortkort at (704) 748-9448. The benefit is to raise money for the youth mission trip in 2006. BARBECUE SUPPER A barbecue…

Around Town 10/31/2005

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ASSISTANCE PROGRAM The Lincoln County Department of Social Services will offer a low income energy assistance program. Applications will be taken at the DSS on Nov. 7 – 18 each day except for Nov. 11, which is a holiday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. FALL FESTIVAL Cornerstone Church, Maiden, will have…

Farm Couple

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Go Team!

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West Lincoln teen ready for pageant this weekend

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Take a look at Noelle Jenkins and you’ll see the makings of a typical pageant queen – looks, poise, alarmingly perfect teeth. Scratch below the surface, however, and you’ll find a girl who isn’t afraid to muck out a horse stable. “I’m the kid that gets out there and gets…

Entries sought for November’s County-wide Art Show

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The Lincoln Arts Council will hold its annual “County-wide Arts Show” awards presentation and reception on Sunday, Nov. 6. There will be prize money totaling $675. The reception for the opening show will be held from 2 – 4 p.m. and prizes will be awarded at 3 p.m. The Arts…

Around Town 10/28/2005

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FRUIT SALE The West Lincoln High School band boosters has started taking orders for the band program’s annual fruit sale. Available are oranges, grapefruit and tangelos, as well as a mixed citrus bag. Please call (704) 732-9520, or email: wlhsband@yahoo.com for more information or to place an order. Proceeds benefit…

It`s “Sew Exciting” making quilts and other garments

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Not long after Anita McDonald and her husband, Ralph, moved from Wisconsin to be with family in Lincoln County in 1997, she came to work at Sew Exciting. The business, started by Emma House in 1994 on the courtsquare in downtown Lincolnton, was perfect for Anita when she arrived. “I…