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Denver hosting adult women’s volleyball league

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Amber Philbeck doesn’t get much time to herself as a working mother of a 2-year-old boy. But she does manage to squeeze in some time for volleyball twice a week. “It’s a way to get exercise, but at the same time, it’s ‘good for me time,’ ” Phibeck said. “I…

‘Hemicat’ being put together at Klassic Rides

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Klassic Rides, a Denver-based automobile restoration shop, is building a classic car unlike any other. The shop, owned by Floyd West, and his son, Billy, are creating The Hemicat, a blending of a 1949 Jaguar Mark IV and a 2008 Chrysler 300, for Humpy Wheeler. Wheeler is a legendary National…

Around Town 2/7/2011

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COUNTY MEETING The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will meet 5 p.m. Monday at the demonstration kitchen of the Cooperative Extension Service, located on the first floor of the Citizens Center in Lincolnton, for that agency’s annual report to the commissioners. Commissioners will reconvene at 6:30 p.m. on the third…

Sheriff’s Office, others back Special Olympics Polar Plunge

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Lincoln County Sheriff David Carpenter and other local public officials are gearing up for the Special Olympics’ first Lincoln County polar plunge to take place later this month. However, anyone from Lincoln County and Mecklenburg County can participate in the event. But according to Susan Doggett, the Southern Piedmont’s area…

Building dedication

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91st birthday

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Frank Love Orchestra set to perform at Citizens Center

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Frank Love of the Frank Love Orchestra may be pushing 90, but he’s still able to get people up and dancing to timeless tunes. “I told him he’s an inspiration to me — keep doing something you love, and you’ll keep putting on foot in front of the other,” said…

2011-12 kindergarten registration begins

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Registration for children entering kindergarten will begin Feb. 14 and will continue through March 14. Children who will turn five years old on or before Aug. 31 will need to be registered between those dates. Parents must register their child or children at the school they will attend. Registration for…

Around Town 2/4/2011

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SOCCER SIGN-UPS Registration is under way for the 2011 Youth Spring Soccer League, sponsored by the City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation. Registration will be at the William Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park. Players can register 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturdays and 8:30 a.m. to…

Church Activities

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BETHEL BREAKFAST Bethel Baptist Church of 200 Bethel Church Road in Lincolnton will host a breakfast 7-11 a.m. Saturday. The event is dine in or carry out. POOR MAN’S SUPPER Ivey Memorial Church, 1360 Ivey Church Road in Maiden, is hosting a supper 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, with proceeds going to…