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Jessica Leigh Phillips has published a novel Testimony of a Rock Star: Fame, which is based on her battle with bone cancer. Phillips was diagnosed with the disease at the age of 27. She has also founded a nonprofit. To learn more, visit www.Bad-2-The-Bone.org…

Around Town 3/7/2011

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COUNTY MEETINGS The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Lincoln County Planning Board meet 6:30 p.m. tonight on the third floor of the James W. Warren Citizens Center, West Main Street. These meetings are open to the public. LIBRARY PROGRAM The Charles R. Jonas Library, 306 W. Main Street, is…

Beal, Alley Engagement

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Elizabeth Ann Beal of Lincolnton, N.C. and Rusty Lee Alley of Caser, N.C. announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Elizabeth is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Beal of Lincolnton. She is a 2005 graduate of Lincolnton High School and is employed by Dr. Robert T. Cloninger. Rusty is…

Bridal show offers ‘Dream’ theme

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The Lincoln Cultural Center encourages brides-to-be to “Dream a Little Dream” at its bridal event 2:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the center on Main Street. Dream a Little Dream will feature a fashion show and 32 vendors including florists, photographers, bakers and more. Tickets are $3. “This pulls a…

Library hosts N.C. archaeology lecture

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The Charles R. Jonas Library will host a free lecture, The Berry Site: Exploring Joara, 6-8 p.m. Monday. David Moore, an archaeology and anthropology professor at Warren Wilson College, will discuss the Berry Site, which is located in Morganton and was once home to the Native American town Joara. “Dr.…

Anti-abuse coalition closer to new facility

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Whether the Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse raises the needed $20,700 or not, it will move into its new Child Advocacy Center this spring. “It will not slow us down in getting in there,” said Sherry Reinhardt, director of the LCCACA. “With the need so great, we definitely do…

Around Town 3/4/2011

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COUNTY MEETINGS The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Lincoln County Planning Board meet 6:30 p.m. Monday on the third floor of the James W. Warren Citizens Center, West Main Street. These meetings are open to the public. TRICKY TRAY Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 537 N. Hwy. 16 in Denver,…

Church Activities

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ZUMBA Daniels Lutheran Church is hosting Zumba exercise routine classes 7 p.m. each Monday in the Daniels Fellowship Hall. The class is free and open to all ladies (no age limit). For more information, call (704) 735-1280. BETHEL BREAKFAST Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Church Road, will host a breakfast…

Rock Fitness bulks up with 2nd site

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The Rock Fitness opened a second location in Lincolnton this week. Chip Stewart and his wife Angie, along with other business partners, opened the first location on N.C. 27 last year. Membership has soared and a second facility was needed. “We’ve outgrown our facility and we know a lot of…

Therapy office expands into new facility

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Phoenix Physical and Occupational Therapy has moved into a new facility and expanded its services. Tatum Robinson and Lisa Ciaravella moved their business to its new location in December. The old facility was in the same Denver shopping center, but did not have enough space to accommodate the clients’ needs.…