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Dancing enthusiasts walk the line

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Merle Potuzak said when she line dances she can’t think about anything else. “You forget about the little problems,” Potuzak said. Wearing her jeans and red cowboy boots, Potuzak has been line dancing since the early 90s. Once she got started, she couldn’t stop. Now the Cornelius resident teaches line…

Landlocked

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Post office takes steps for growth

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DENVER – In response to continued growth in Denver, the post office is bringing in some new faces. Four temporary rural carriers have been hired in the last six months and Postmaster Charles McDaniel does not see it stopping there. “Denver has got a 12 percent growth rate. It’s controlled,…

50th Wedding Anniversary

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Police officer, teacher honored

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Awards given at FOP banquet He is a police officer with an unwavering dedication and passion for the job. She is a teacher who goes the extra mile for her students. Both were honored Thursday by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 85. Dennis Harris, who has been…

Around Town 2/7/2005

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CURRICULUM FAIR Lincolnton High School will hold a curriculum fair for parents and students Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the commons area for rising 9th to 12th graders. The fair will provide more information about upcoming courses. For more information call the school at 704-735-3089. PANCAKE SUPPER…

Within The Week

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The Lincoln Cultural Center is hopping this week with two exhibits celebrating Black History Month. The first, which opened this weekend, is the oil paintings and pastels of noted black artist Nathan Parker. Parker’s images of historical buildings and their modern day counterparts are on show in the Cochrane and…

Business rate up slightly in December

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Lincoln County’s unemployment rate for the month of December went up from a 5.6 in November to a 5.8. Judi Morton, manager at Lincoln County’s Employment Security Commission said she is relieved that the rate did not go up more than it did. “I think that because there was a…

55th Wedding Anniversary

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Slim down with fiber

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Fiber is essential to a healthy body, but more and more Americans are eating less and less of it. An average person needs 25 grams of fiber each day, but the average American only eats 15 grams. The high protein, low carbohydrate craze isn’t helping matters, and what’s more, many…