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Doors by Nalley breaks ground for new building

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Friends, family and colleagues gathered outside in the cold Thursday morning to honor Buford Nalley of Doors by Nalley of Mooresville and Denver. The gathering surprised Nalley, who discovered that Denver Construction will build a new facility for the business that will merge his Mooresville office with his Denver warehouse.…

Sign ordinance much-discussed topic at planning board meeting

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Proposed changes to the county’s sign ordinance were tackled during the Nov. 16 meeting of the Lincoln County Planning Board. According to East Lincoln Area Council Chairman Todd Wulfhorst, the meeting with the planning board was the culmination of ELAC’s work with the county. “We’ve been discussing the sign issue…

Denver business owners reacting to news of possible Lowes Home Improvement

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Business owners in eastern Lincoln County are reacting to recent word of another “big box” store coming to N.C. 73 near the N.C. 16 interchange. Initially, some, like Marta Carlson with Paradise Gardens Garden Center, are concerned about Lowe’s Home Improvement locating a 139,000-square-foot store and retail complex. “Lowe’s will…

Around Town 11/23/2005

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PARADE SEATING A seating section in front of First Methodist Church, at the corner of East Main Street and North Academy Street, will be available for senior citizens and those with special needs at the Lincolnton Christmas Parade this Sunday, which begins at 4 p.m.. There is no cost. For…

Second competition brings home national barbecue title

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Patience, timing and a good piece of meat – that’s what it takes to make award-winning barbecue. Jerry Burgin of Alexis learned this over 15 years of cooking and that knowledge recently earned him first place at the National BBQ Festival in Douglas, Ga. Although he has a history of…

Around Town 11/21/2005

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USED TOYS NEEDED Christian Ministry of Lincoln County, 207S. Poplar St., is in need of used toys for its Christmas Fund. Toys can be donated Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more information call (704) 732-0383. MEMORIAL TREE AND OPEN HOUSE E.F. Drum Funeral Home will…

PeeWee Panthers

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50th Aniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Sain celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception given by family at the Lincoln Country Club. They have two sons, Mark Sain of Lincolnton and Chad Sain of Kernersville and six grandchildren.…

Do the twist

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Holiday weight gain on the brain? Proper action can keep pounds away

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Although it’s a time honored tradition, few people look forward to gaining weight during the holiday season. Huge family meals, holiday parties and buffet tables covered in chocolate prove quite tempting throughout November and December. In order to promote a healthier holiday, the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension organized a night…