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Around Town 11/19/2010

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SHOEBOXES Volunteers across Lincoln County are collecting shoe boxes, filled with gifts that will be sent to children in more than 90 countries. Local collection sites include Boger City Baptist Church, 2201 E. Main St., Lincolnton; Anthony Grove Baptist Church, 100 Anthony Grove Road, Crouse and Denver United Methodist Church,…

Church Activities

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PANCAKE BREAKFAST Bess Chapel United Methodist Church will hold a pancake breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday. Proceeds will benefit the UMAR and other church projects. For more information, call the Rev. Byers at (704) 435-6040. FAMILY AND FRIENDS Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 8510 Unity Church Road, Denver, will hold a…

Couple moves hardware business from Florida

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A Florida couple has packed up their 6-year-old hardware business, and moved to Denver to open Lake Norman Hardware and Home. Owners Yvonne and Ken Gurney, originally from the United Kingdom, opened the store Nov. 1. They liked the climate and friendly community Denver offered. “We’ve had a lot of…

Agency owner brings modeling search to home town

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Jaffa Models International is coming to Lincolnton to look for its next big star. The Chicago-based modeling agency, will hold an open call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 till 4 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center Saturday. There is no fee or cost to attend the open…

Southern Saddles

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Denver’s Fowler writes about being a Tar Heel

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Being a Tar Heel is about more than just attending the University of North Carolina (UNC), according to its former and current basketball players and a legendary coach. Denver resident Scott Fowler explores the significance of the Tar Heel identity in a new book. Forty-two players and coach Roy Williams…

Care Fair includes blood drive, diabetes screening

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Cason Chiropractic Center is hosting its first “Cason Care Fair” from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Cason Chiropractic’s patients will be setting up booths in the parking lot. Vendors include Cindi’s Sacred Garden, Dog & Suds Mobile Grooming, Cornerstone Church and JuicePlus. “It is a way to give back to…

Around Town 11/17/2010

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SHOEBOXES Volunteers across Lincoln County are collecting shoe boxes, filled with gifts that will be sent to children in more than 90 countries. Local collection sites include Boger City Baptist Church, 2201 E. Main St., Lincolnton; Anthony Grove Baptist Church, 100 Anthony Grove Road, Crouse and Denver United Methodist Church,…

Celebrating courage

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How to have a healthy, delicious Thanksgiving holiday

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Here’s how to cut the calories and include fruits and vegetables in your holiday celebrations while keeping the flavor! Take fat and calories out of your Thanksgiving dinner Turkey: Remove the skin from the turkey before serving. Add a little olive oil, lemon and herbs to provide an even more…