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Around Town 6/20/2007

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BURNING PERMITS Iron Station Country Store will no longer issue permits for burning brush and vegetation. Contact the County Ranger’s office at (704) 736-8490 for other locations. Permits can also be obtained online at: www.dfr.state.nc.us. NEW BEGINNINGS SINGLES CLUB New Beginnings Singles Club of Lake Norman holds its monthly dinner…

Art award winner

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Top prizes awarded local contractor

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It’s quite an accomplishment — actually, a series of accomplishments that build upon one another, such as being recognized by peers as 2006 Builder of the Year by the Lincoln County Home Builders Association; currently serving as president of the association; coming in first place in the $500-$600k home range…

Spa’s mission helping people take time for themselves

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The owner of the AnaChris Wellness Spa in Denver just wants people to relax. “With today’s hectic schedule, people don’t take enough time for themselves,” said Linda Meuhlen, who opened the spa this fall. AnaChris Wellness Spa has a variety of ways to help people take time for themselves. Clients…

Canning workshop teaches proper way to preserve and seal fruits and veggies

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Done right, canning can provide delicious and nutritious food for the family. Done wrong, it could cause serious medical problems. “I want to be sure everyone is doing it safely,” said Melinda Houser with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension. To ensure safety, Houser has presented a series of canning workshops,…

Even if lacking resources, homeowners can go ‘green’

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(Editor’s note: The past two weeks, the LTN has written about Jenny Pippin’s Sherrills Ford home remodeling project) From solar panels to a thermal break, the house is turning into the model of how to build for beauty while keeping the planet in mind. There is plenty more that makes…

Around Town 6/18/2007

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ENERGY CONSERVATION CLASSES Lincoln County Cooperative Extension will hold classes Thursday to educate the public on low and no cost ways to save energy and make homes more efficient. Participants can also learn about the professional energy audits available to homeowners in Lincoln County. There will be one class at…

50th Anniversary

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Grandson in unfamiliar role: Hero

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Saturday, March 5 was supposed to be just another day for Rick and Fae Jones and their 9-year-old grandson Tyler Thomas. Tyler decided to ride with his grandmother to her appointment with the chiropractor at 9:30 that morning. They never made it there. “We went out and got in the…

REALTORS award five $1,000 scholarships

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The Lincoln County Board of REALTORS awarded scholarships for the 2007 graduating seniors in Lincoln County at its monthly meeting, June 5. All four high schools received one scholarship, as well as one for the two charter school campuses and home schooled combined. The source of the funding was developed…