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Food biz takes off for Grateful Growers

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Five years ago, Cassie Parsons and Natalie Veres envisioned owning a business dedicated to growing organic food for their community. Today, the Grateful Growers Farm not only serves Lincoln County but has also expanded services to other areas in the state. Parsons, a culinary chef turned organic landscaping owner teamed…

Childcare workers honored

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ELCM completes expansion

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With demand for their services skyrocketing, East Lincoln Christian Ministry just completed a $240,000 expansion to better serve area individuals and families who each month depend on the non-profit group for a helping hand. Nearly 3,600 square feet of space has been added to the ELCM center, 4278 Catawba Burris…

‘Super street’ critics try to get word out

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With time running out, local critics of so-called “super street” intersections may step of their efforts before sections of a new highway open this year in east Lincoln County. “As the old saying goes, time is of the essence now,” said Bo Moore, chairman of the transportation committee for the…

DABA serves up ‘Taste of Denver’

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Perhaps best known for their annual fireworks display, the more-than-160-member Denver Area Business Association last week expanded their recipe to raise the exposure of the lakeside business group by holding their first-ever exposition. “A Taste of Denver,” combined local culinary cuisine with more than 30 DABA members who set up…

Around Town 4/20/2009

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DIABETES EXPO Carolina’s Medical Center – Lincoln will host the second annual Denver Diabetes Expo from 5-7 p.m. Monday at Denver United Methodist Church, 3910 N.C. 16 N. Come learn about services available and new products. There will also be food sampling, educational materials and door prizes. Registration is required…

Ribbon cutting

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Around Town 4/17/2009

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FUNDRAISER Antiques Photography, a photography group that takes pictures of children, will hold a fundraiser to benefit the Relay for Life Friday and Saturday at Carolina’s Medical Center – Lincoln. For more information, call Pam Null at (704) 732-5510. THE CRUCIBLE The Lincoln Theatre Guild will perform The Crucible 8…

Around Town – Church Briefs

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GOSPEL CONCERT The Maiden Church of God will have a gospel concert featuring Three Bridges and Jonathan Cox 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets are available at the door and at Lighthouse Christian Bookstore in Lincolnton. The cost is $5 for adults and admission is free for children age 12 and younger.…

Lincoln Theatre Guild presents American classic

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Arthur Miller’s classic tale of accusations and hysteria in a Puritan community takes the stage this weekend at the Lincoln Cultural Center. “It’s very intense,” said Kirby Rice, who plays Elizabeth Proctor. “It deals with a lot of really touchy subjects – adultery, religion and how far people will go…