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Around Town 6/4/2007

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REVIVAL Howards Creek Baptist Church, N.C. 27 West, will hold revival 7 p.m. Wednesday – Friday with a guest speaker each day. Visitors welcome. DEMOCRATIC EXEC. COMMITTEE MEETING The Lincoln County Democratic executive committee meets 7 p.m. Tuesday at headquarters. Call (704) 483-3908. HOSPICE CAREGIVERS SUPPORT MEETING Hospice of Lincoln…

Around Town 6/1/2007

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FUNDRAISER A fundraiser for Clay Truesdale, who is in need of a kidney transplant, will be held starting 8 a.m. Saturday at the old Iron Station schoolhouse, N.C. 27. A little bit of everything will be on sale. BARBECUE A benefit barbecue for Debbie Ewing will be held June 8…

More than 40 years of riding

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Larry Leonhardt, 60, has always loved to ride. When he was 5-years-old, his parents propped him up on a motorcycle and took his picture at Chimney Rock. “Ever since then, I wanted one,” he said. At the age of 19, he made his wish come true. Back in the 60s,…

Pint-sized graduates

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Art Camp expanded

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This summer, students in all parts of Lincoln County can explore the world of art in a convenient location. The Arts Council of Lincoln County will have camps at Rock Springs Elementary School in Denver, the Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton and Northbrook Elementary School in west Lincoln. “Lincoln County…

Crime topic of ELBA meeting

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Crime in Lincoln County – and what to do about it – was the main topic of conversation at last Thursday’s meeting of the East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA). Sheriff Tim Daugherty, District Attorney Rick Shaffer and Lieutenant Jeff Warlick were guest speakers at the meeting and discussed rising crime…

Amico`s forte: Put clients at top

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Lou Amico. Keep that name in mind. Every person who owns or heads up a business knows the one imperative: Customers. Thing is, easier said than done. Doesn’t matter if you’ve got the only or (more commonly) the better product on the market. In fact, it could be the best…

New York-style pizza at Mama Dee`s

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Most people think that finding authentic New York pizza outside of the Big Apple is about as hard as finding a decent glass of sweet tea outside of the South. Brian and Deanna Smith are doing their best to change that. The proprietors of Mama Dee’s Pizzeria, located on N.C.…

59th Reunion

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Around Town 5/30/2007

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AWARDS CEREMONY West Lincoln High School holds its 2007 Academic Awards ceremony 7 p.m. Thursday in the new gymnasium. OPEN HOUSE Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will host an open house 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday, beginning with a brief ceremony in the lobby of the Law Enforcement Center, including…