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Five generations

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Five generations

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95th birthday

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Mrs. Bubbles expands business into Lincolnton

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Mike and Megan Shalvoy are bringing their car wash business to Lincolnton. The couple will open Mrs. Bubbles, a state-of-the-art car wash, at 124 General’s Boulevard on Saturday. Their other car wash is in Concord, but the couple plan on opening more car washes in Mooresville, and possibly, Denver. Ultimately,…

Celebrating the dawning of democracy

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The gymnasium at Lincoln Charter School’s Denver campus turned into Philadelphia’s Independence Hall as pint-sized delegates of the Constitutional Convention entered. “I imagine this is exactly what the Constitutional Convention was like,” said Melissa Lasarsky, organizer. The assembly, which took place Thursday, divided students up by the original 13 states…

ELHS alumni returns to play festival

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The founding member of the bluegrass band Conservation Theory is combining a gig at the Apple Festival with an unofficial high school reunion. “I’m extremely excited about it,” said band member Eddie Martin of his visit to Lincoln County. “It’s going to be great.” Martin attended East Lincoln High School…

West Lincoln student named state’s middle school poet laureate

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North Carolina’s new middle school poet laureate didn’t think much of poetry until he picked up a pen and tried it for himself. “I thought the way you write poems was all love and stuff,” said C.J. Murphy of Crouse, now a freshman at West Lincoln High School. While in…

Around Town 9/18/2009

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CAROLINA FREIGHT Today is the last day to register for the Carolina Freight reunion that is scheduled for Noon Oct. 2 at the Cherryville Country Club. Those cost is $10 for the luncheon. The deadline to register is Friday. For more information or to register, contact the Carolina Federal Credit…

Church Briefs

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RETRO SUNDAY Macedonia Baptist Church have a two Sunday celebration to commemorate the church’s 175th anniversary. The video collection “Macedonia Remembers” will be shown Sunday followed by homecoming on Sept. 27. Everyone is welcome to attend. CROUSE UMC Crouse United Methodist Church, located on N.C. 150, will celebrate their homecoming…

Around Town 9/16/2009

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GOSPEL WAY REVIVAL Gospel Way Baptist Church, located at 3904 Tryon Courthouse Road in Cherryville, will hold their revival services at 7 p.m. this evening and Thursday. The Rev. Bro. Alan Lindsay will preach each evening. Singers include The Chosen Few (tonight) and Darin and Brooke Aldridge (Thursday). For more…