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Former school nurse urged student health

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DENVER – Ruth Hill may be famous. The 79-year-old was a nurse for 38 years and may have been the connection to getting breakfasts in North Carolina schools. The Denver resident worked in Statesville at three elementary and two junior high schools as the school nurse and worked with low…

Browne to lead East Lincoln group

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DENVER – The East Lincoln Betterment Association has established its new officers for the 2005-2006 year. Peter Browne, a Denver resident and past vice-president of ELBA, has taken the position of president for a two-year term. He takes over from Greg Coffey who was co-president for two years with Celeste…

Lake Calendar

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LA LECHE LEAGUE MEETING La Leche League of West Norman will meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 7pm at Denver United Methodist Church. Mothers and their breast fed babies, and expectant mothers are welcome. For more information or questions please call Caroline at (704) 483-0758. 2ND FRIDAY…

Around Town 1/19/2005

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FORMAL PINK ICE BALL Zi Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., will have it’s seventh annual formal pink ice ball and dinner on Saturday, Feb. 12 from 7:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Park in the conference center, Hickory. Tickets are $40 a person. For more information call…

Honoring Martin Luther King

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At a breakfast honoring Martin Luther King, speaker O.T. Tomes chats with Michael Hill of Providence Baptist Church (above). Bill Walker (right) helps himself to some fruit. Walker was honored for his service during a program held in the evening. Sarah Grano / LTN Photos…

Steele Rubber Helps College

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Around Town 1/17/2005

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VOICE LESSONS AND OPEN HOUSE Free voice lessons will be given during the Carolina Style Chorus of the Sweet Adelines open house Thursday, Jan. 20 and Jan. 27 at Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ in Conover. For more information, contact Ruth at 828-328-1173, or Nancy at 704-735-9537. LINCOLN QUILTERS…

Breaking Ground

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Around Town 1/14/2005

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LIONS CLUB The Lincolnton Lions Club meets on Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. at Ryan’s Steakhouse. Members and guests planning to eat should arrive at 6:30 p.m. For more information call Dan Johnson at 736-0894. RETIRED SCHOOLPERSONNEL MEETING The Lincoln County Unit of Retired School Personnel will meet at 11:30…

Denver rotary club to host art auction

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The Denver/Lake Norman Rotary is sponsoring another art auction on Feb. 17. The “Fall in Love With Art and More Auction,” is promising to offer a variety of roughly 250 different types of art, including sports memorabilia, sculptures, artist jewelry and Disney pieces as well as the usual brand name…