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A time for giving

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Children involved in the Abreadcrumb & Fish Club, a youth ministries program of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, collected fifty bags of food for the less fortunate for Thanksgiving. When hearing of the Christian Ministry of Lincoln County’s great need this holiday season, the club donated the bags to the organization.…

65th Anniversary

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Two Little Indians

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Holiday Eating

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Have a plan to control flurry of party feasts Thanksgiving marks the beginning of a flurry of holiday gatherings, parties and celebrations. And with those get-togethers come loads of food. That can seem discouraging to partygoers who are trying to watch their weight. But experts say the health-conscious eater is…

Born to run free

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A home away from home is right around the corner for man’s best friend in Denver. Barkin’ Buddies Resort & Daycare offers cageless facilities for dogs and allows plenty of time to play outdoors. Dogs can come for the day or spend the night. The facility which has been open…

Lake level drawdown set to freeze out weed

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The seasonal drawdown of Lake Norman has begun. This year’s drawdown will be slightly different due to the presence of the Brazilian Elodea weed, which surfaced after Hurricane Francis floodwaters. The weed, which can clog boat motors and water intakes, can be killed by exposure to freezing temperatures. Duke Power…

Ad business invites new area residents

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Many residents new to the Denver area may experience a welcoming face at their door and a basket full of gifts. “The Welcome Basket” is a way to welcome people to the community while benefiting surrounding businesses at the same time. Welcomers Dana Dehart and Connie Whitmore, both Denver residents,…

Units drill on school crisis

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Regional officers, EMS participate at NLHS Officers train for school shooting Local law enforcement officers took over North Lincoln High School Thursday to train for a situation they hope they never have to respond to. Officers from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Lincolnton Police Department, Mount Holly Police Department, Cramerton…

Flu shots offered next week

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The Lincoln County Health Department will offer flu vaccines to adults next week. Appointments are now being made for next week’s vaccinations, set for Dec. 2, 3 and 4. Recipients of the shots must be 65 years old and older; pregnant women; healthcare workers involved in patient care; or persons…

Piedmont Natural Gas to leave Lincolnton

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Piedmont Natural Gas is pulling out of Lincolnton after 39 years of serving the area. An exact date has not been set for the closing of the Sycamore Street location, but it is expected to occur in the middle of 2005. The decision to close was made as part of…