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Foster parent pursues showbiz career

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In real life, Lincolnton resident Ronnie Paulley is a foster parent who works with mentally handicapped adults and loves to sing. In his life on screen, however, he has a tendency to attract serial killers. “For some reason, I seem to nail horror films,” Paulley said. Paulley, 25, has several…

Students show officials their Smart Board skills

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Superintendent David Martin hopes one day soon, despite the economy, Lincoln County classrooms are equipped with advanced technology. Students from Rock Springs Elementary School, North Lincoln Middle School and Lincolnton High School recently showed county officials what they could do with Smart Boards and Promethean Boards. “I believe it’s going…

Gray, Rosenbury Engagement

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Mr. and Mrs. John Gray of Whiting, N.J. and Mrs. Cheryl Gray of Lincolnton, N.C. announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Beth Gray to Christopher Allen Rosenbury son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Marjory) Rosenbury of Charlotte, N.C. Grandparent of the bride-elect is Cassie Rockey and the groom-elect grandparents…

Third suspect in murder investigation arrested

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A third person wanted in connection with the shooting death of 24-year-old Zachary David Young was arrested Tuesday and remains in jail without bond. Andree Dontae Nixon, 25, of 1109 Catawba St., in Lincolnton, was charged with first-degree murder, a seat belt law violation, driving with a revoked license and…

DABA offers Taste of Denver

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The Denver Area Business Association (DABA) gave more than 20 local businesses some exposure at its Second Annual Taste of Denver, a networking event. Last Thursday, vendors lined the East Lincoln Community Center, offering food, crafts and other services to the public. Kim & Co. Salon and The Havana Social…

Health Fair to feature free cancer screenings

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Waterside Dermatology and Laser Center is hosting a special event in honor of Melanoma Awareness Month (May). On Saturday, the Denver-based business will hold its first Health Fair, featuring free skin cancer screenings and blood pressure and blood sugar checks. Those attending the event can also watch Glo Mineral makeup…

Teen entrepreneur has biz in the bag

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At age 15, Tiffine Pedrick has already learned the value of a dollar. Two years ago, Pedrick needed to find a summer job. She didn’t want the typical teenage summer jobs of babysitting or working at fast food restaurants. Pedrick’s parents, Kathy and Brian Pedrick, wondered if their daughter was…

Around Town 5/5/2010

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ROSELAND REVIVAL Roseland Baptist Church, located at 1172 Rosehill Drive, at 6 p.m. this evening. The Rev. Jerry Phillips of Conway, S.C., will be the guest speaker. BOOK CLUB MEETING The East Lincoln Book Club will meet 10 a.m. Thursday at the East Lincoln Library in Denver. For more information…

Dunn, Hester Engagement

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Tiffany Leigh Dunn and Matthew Edward Hester announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Tiffany is the daughter of Scott and Sherry Dunn of Gastonia. She is a graduate of Victory Christian Academy and CVCC Dental Hygienist Program. She is currently employed at Comfort and Care Dentistry in Lincolnton. Matt is…

Around Town 5/3/2010

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REVIVAL Roseland Baptist Church, located at 1172 Rosehill Drive, at 6 p.m. tonight through Wednesday. The Rev. Jerry Phillips of Conway, S.C., will be the guest speaker. NAACP MEETING The NAACP will meet 6:30 p.m. this evening at the Oak Lawn School. HEALTH MEETING The Lincoln County Board of Health…