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An education, experience no classroom can duplicate

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While most college students traditionally choose to study abroad in European countries, one local student chose Asia. For the past four months Katie Rozycki studied tucked away between skyscrapers in Hong Kong. “By living in a foreign country, your education experience reaches far beyond the classroom walls,” said Rozycki. A…

Around Town 1/5/2007

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FIRST SUNDAY LUNCH Crouse United Methodist Church will have their First Sunday Lunch on January 7, 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Chicken pot pie, slaw, green beans, corn, rolls, dessert and tea. Plates are by donation, eat-in or take-out. Directions, from Lincolnton turn left off of the new Hwy 150…

Mortgage brokerage all about `Family`

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Traci Dellinger is in the business of helping families make their dreams come true. So it is not surprising to learn that her own family plays such a large role in the business she calls her own. Together with sister Shelli Jenkins, Dellinger owns American Family Mortgage, located beside the…

S. Ray Lowder PTA announces fall raffle winners

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The PTA at S. Ray Lowder Elementary School has announced the winners of its fall fund-raising raffle and the school’s top student sellers. Raffle winners and the prizes they were awarded are: Stacy Fisher, home computer system; Cindy Sherrill, large-screen television; Michelle Clark, I-pod; Rebecca Rudisill, $100 Wal-Mart gift card;…

Blue ribbon winner

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2006: a very good year for Denver

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From the advent of three major development projects and the election of two new county commissioners to two major campground meetings and the overwhelming success of Denver Days, 2006 proved to be a pivotal year for the eastern end of Lincoln County. Highlights of 2006 included major moves regarding growth,…

It`s hands-on for the Bishops at Mighty Dollar

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It was one of the first store of it’s kind in Denver – if not the very first – a place where everything cost a dollar. When Mighty Dollar first opened on N.C. 16 in Denver on May 15, 2004, the response was clear to franchisees David and Sally Bishop:…

Lake Calendar

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WAYNE’S FEAST Wayne’s Feast will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 12, at Capt’n Pete’s restaurant on N.C. 150 in Denver. Donnie Davis with Caremor Pharmacy will present the program. Cost is $6. For more information, call Celia or Paul Deese at (704) 483-5778. KIDZ KLUB Hills Chapel…

Around Town 1/3/2007

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GOSPEL SINGING The Songsters will have a gospel singing starting 7 p.m. Saturday at Grace Baptist Church, Horseshoe Lake Road, Lincolnton. For more information call (704) 735-1390. DEBT WORKSHOPS The NC Cooperative Extension is offering a free workshops to answer these questions and help anyone striving to reduce the debt…

Lincolnton native oldest state auctioneer

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Lincolnton-native Josie Graves is the state’s oldest licensed auctioneer. “My license number is 89, and I’m 89 years old,” she said. She began her career in her 50s and is still active in the profession. As a professor at Lenoir Community College, the Kinston resident has taught thousands of aspiring…