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Sweet Dreams opens second mattress store

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A comfortable mattress is essential to have a good night’s sleep. Sweet Dreams Mattress Inc., a company specializing in mattresses and bedroom furniture, recently opened its second store at 7260 N.C. 16 in Denver. A husband and wife team, Greg and Katy Law started their business in 2002. Now, with…

Coming Up

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n Calling all residents: Denver Fire Department officials are holding a special meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday to inform residents about possible changes in fire coverage coming up this year and the outcome of a dispute with Catawba County that could increase taxes locally. The meeting will be held…

Poster child

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Debutantes honored

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Proudly they served

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Ray Trevino, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, salutes the wreath that he placed in front of the Lincoln County War Memorial in honor of Marines Monday.…

School’s digital sign debated

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Administration and the PTA officers of Norris S. Childers Elementary are embroiled in a hot debate over a digital sign intended to project information for parents over the school’s parking lot. Interim principal Cindy Poe said the sign cost just under $10,000. Poe said the sign “will only benefit parents…

Separate accidents happen minutes apart on N.C. 16

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Two people were sent to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries after two separate accidents occurred minutes apart Tuesday on N.C. 16 in Denver, according to North Carolina State Highway Patrol officials. A dump truck smashed into the side of a minivan shortly after noon, causing traffic to slow and…

Food demand grows at ministries

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Penny Strain and Sheron Norkett wheeled a shopping cart with six grocery bags out of East Lincoln Christian Ministry in Denver last week. Packed with oil, cornmeal, bread, canned vegetables and other supplies, the staples will need to last until their next visit in July, according to the women. “We…

Industrial park is possibility

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Nearly 2,000 acres in southeast Lincoln County envisioned as a hub for business and industry has its first prospect: Lake Norman Industrial Park. Planned for one mile north of Old Plank Road on the west side of N.C. 16, the 23- lot project will come before the Lincoln County Planning…

Poppy power

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