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Around Town 6/13/2008

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FAMILY REUNION The 55th reunion of the L.W. “Lightfoot” Williams and Rebecca Bragge Hoyle family will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Bethlehem United Methodist Church’s fellowship hall in Cherryville. A business meeting will follow the picnic lunch. Everyone is asked to bring a well-filled picnic basket. LHS 45th…

Around Town – Church Briefs

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BIBLE SCHOOL Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 4136 Mount Pleasant Road, Sherrills Ford, will have vacation Bible school from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 16-20. The theme is “Power Lab: Discovering Jesus’ Miraculous Power.” To pre-register, go to mtpumc.org and click on the VBS icon. For more information, call…

36th Street adds a downtown location

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Anyone who’s driven around Lincolnton’s court square in the past couple months may have noticed some mysterious signs in the windows of what used to be Ramseur’s Sandwich Shop. One of the signs read, “Guess who’s coming to downtown?” The answer is 36th Street Bakery, Cafй and Catering. Owner Rick…

Crime cases crunch time for detectives

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Based out of a cramped office near Lake Norman, two Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are methodically fighting an uphill battle against crime in the eastern part of the county. Piles of paperwork and an increasing caseload spurred mostly by growth come across the neatly kept desks of detectives Darrell Hutchens,…

Coming Up

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n PGA meets NFL: The Verdict is in: The charity golf classic at Verdict Ridge Country Club June 21 and 22 should be a hit to help kids. Whether you pay $25 to sit in the gallery and see former football stars perfect their swings or $2,500 to tee off…

Question of the Week

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Should residents covered by the East Lincoln and Denver fire departments pay equal fire tax rates in next year’s fiscal budget? Mitzi Armstrong, Huntersville: “I think they should be equal because they are close to the same district. I used to live in the East Lincoln County fire district.” Don…

Around Town 6/11/2008

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FAMILY REUNION The 55th reunion of the L.W. “Lightfoot” Williams and Rebecca Bragge Hoyle family will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Bethlehem United Methodist Church’s fellowship hall in Cherryville. A business meeting will follow the picnic lunch. Everyone is asked to bring a well-filled picnic basket. LHS 45TH…

SHORELINE – SPORTS
Denver native working at Golf Channel

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This summer has already been rewarding and busy for Denver native John Higgins. The rising Lipscomb University junior has arrived in Orlando, Fla., to begin a two-month internship with the Golf Channel. Higgins plays on the Nashville, Tenn., school’s NCAA Division I golf team and is a communications major. “I…

Onin Staffing opens

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SHORLINE – BUSINESS
Management changes at fitness studio

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Denver’s only upscale fitness and aerobics studio is under new management. Jeff and Valarie Pettit of Florida recently bought Fit Dimension and soon will move to North Carolina, manager Frank Terzino said. “We have served the Denver community for 15 years and have a lot of great program ideas and…