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Giant black widow sculpture being built

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Metal sculpture artist Dave Simpson will unveil his largest project ever at Innovative Pest Management in exactly one month. Simpson, owner of Simpson Dockworks and ArtbySimpson.com, has been working on “The Widow Project” since August. The black widow spider sculpture will be displayed in front of Innovative Pest Management, which…

Lee, Pate Engagment

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Abbey Lejeanne Lee and Eddie Brian Pate announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Abbey is the daughter of Peter and Countace Lee of Edmond, Okla. She graduated from Dayton Christian Academy in Dayton, Ohio and from the University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education. Eddie…

Financial workshop offered

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In October, the North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Lincoln County will be offering the series Money Talk — A Financial Guide for Women. Designed for women of all ages and financial stages, the five-class series will be offered on Wednesday nights in Lincolnton and repeated on Thursday mornings in Denver.…

Musicians play at Denver Market

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Green Room presents musical

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Tickets for the Green Room’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I will go on sale Wednesday. The King and I is the first main-stage production for The Green Room’s 2010-2011 season and the first show in the new facility, the Old Post Office Playhouse. The King and…

Around Town 9/27/2010

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DEMOCRAT WOMEN The Lincoln County Democrat Women will not meet during the month of September. Meetings will resume in October. REVIVAL SERVICES Second Baptist Church, 201 Houser St., Cherryville, will hold revival services 7 p.m. tonight-Wednesday. The Rev. Jerome Cash of Mull’s Memorial Baptist Church will be the guest speaker.…

Church Activities

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BREAKFAST Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Road, Lincolnton, will hold a breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall. For more information, call the Rev. Ted Bost at (704) 735-8034 or e-mail trbostjr@charter.net. HOMECOMING Friendly Chapel Baptist Church, on N.C. 150 East, will celebrate its homecoming on Sunday. Sunday…

Around Town 9/24/2010

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CRIME SURVEY Juvenile Justice and Law Enforcement agencies in Cleveland and Lincoln Counties are implementing strategies aimed at proactively dealing with potential gang problems in local schools and communities. The publics input is needed and would contribute to the overall assessment and program initiatives. To take the survey, visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/MKGSWLB…

Alpacas in Iron Station

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In 2004, the Walsh family left life in Huntersville to move to a 12-acre piece of land in Iron Station. “I was just looking for more space, a different pace,” said Mike Walsh, who is originally from Long Island, N.Y. Walsh, his wife and their now 4-year-old son found they…

Local writer creates ‘poetic autobiography’

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Fans of Devona Wyant usually listen to the Lincolnton poet read her work aloud. Now, they read it for themselves. “It’s something tangible for someone who says ‘I want to take your work home and read it at my leisure and think about it,’” Wyant said of her new chapbook…