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Ukulele camp instructs on stringed play

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Camp Uke, a ukulele day camp for 5- to 7-seven-year-old children, introduced campers to playing stringed instruments during the week of June 16. The camp, housed at Notable Music in Denver, completed its second year and had five campers. Notable Music co-owner Buffy Macsherry said the children began their morning…

Around Town 6/25/2008

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CLASS REUNION East Lincoln High School’s class of 1978 will have a reunion Oct. 25 at Days Inn in Cornelius. For more information, log onto Classmates.com or call Jay Sigmon at (704) 735-0425, Barbara Wilson at (704) 732-2859 or Tresa Norton at (704) 483-9613. THANK YOU Libby Reel would like…

Golf buddies team up at Verdict Ridge

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Verdict Ridge is known for its beauty and challenging play, but on Tuesdays and Thursdays it’s the place to be for a regular group of 10 to 15 golfing buddies. “The majority are retired and we see them four or five times a week. There’s usually about 12 to 15…

Carolina Eye Care grand opening

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QUESTION of the WEEK

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Should rules be changed on Lake Norman requiring large charter boats to unload all unnecessary passengers and personnel while refueling? Brian Harris, Denver: “I would think so. Just because when the yacht exploded, even though it was tragic, it was lucky it was only one person that was killed.” Morrie…

Ready for kindergarten

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Coming Up

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n Red, White, Blue bash: There will be the rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air at the Denver Area Business Association’s eighth annual Independence Day celebration on July 5. Gates open at 8:30 p.m. at East Lincoln High School. Parking is free. n Pigskin and pom-poms: Have a…

Around Town 6/23/2008

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PEELER REUNION The Peeler family reunion will be after church Sunday at Reeps Grove United Methodist Church, 7401 Reeps Grove Church Road, Vale. For more information, contact Michelle Peeler at (828) 327-3812. RED CROSS MEETING The Lincoln County Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold its annual meeting noon…

Business in bloom

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They were boys of summer, and a lot more

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Bob Buff has a black-and-white photograph of his old baseball team. “It was called midget baseball,” Buff said of the team he played on in the days before it was called Little League. The picture of the Glenn Mills team is from 1947 or 1948 and shows the boys, roughly…