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Guns, laptop, power tools taken in recent break-ins

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking for information following two reported break-ins in Lincolnton last week. On Aug. 4, a large amount of firearms, jewelry and a Hewlett Packard laptop computer were taken from a home in the 1600 block of Maple Lane, authorities said. A possible suspect vehicle…

Pool store expands with new pool park

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Lake Norman Pool and Spa has added a pool park to showcase its different varieties of in-ground and above-ground pools. Bob and Dedie Dooley own the Denver store, along with locations in Statesville and Cornelius. The Denver store is the only one with a pool park since it is the…

DABA hosts after hours block party

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The Denver Area Business Association (DABA) will hold a Business After Hours Block Park Thursday. The social event will take place at the Denver Professional Building from 5:30 till 8:30. The shopping center is at 3738 Hwy. 16 N. Kym & Co. Salon, The Bakers Apron, Pack & Ship, Giovanni’s…

Denver band plays ‘outlaw rock ’n’ roll’

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The James Younger Gang, a Denver-based band, describe their music as “outlaw rock ’n’ roll.” Musicians are Nathan Walker, 24, drums; Dustin Newcombe, 22, acoustic guitar and lead vocals; Jory Whitmore, 21, bass and back-up vocals; and Chase Gorowski, 20, lead guitar. Although each musician has his own influences, the…

Around Town 8/11/2010

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DIABETES EDUCATION A free Diabetes education program will be held 3 p.m. Thursday in the Dogwood Room of Carolinas Medical Center – Lincoln. Diabetes educator Gwen McBee will speak on exercise alternatives. For more information or to register, call (980) 212-6037. CROP WALK MEETING A volunteer meeting to help organize…

Around Town 8/9/2010

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REEPSVILLE VBS Reepsville Baptist Church will hold a Vacation Bible School for ages birth-18 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight-Wednesday. HOWARDS CREEK FD The Ladies Auxiliary will meet 7 p.m. tonight at the Howards Creek Volunteer Fire Department. NARFE MEETING The National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday…

Renovated barn becomes a business

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Glenda Miller’s four-year-long project to renovate her barn is finally wrapping up. Miller is the owner of Red Bone Willy’s Trading Co. and De Starte Bed and Breakfast Inn, both near the intersection of N.C. 18 and N.C. 27 on the western edge of Lincoln County. She has been renovating…

Children helping children

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102nd birthday

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Wedding: Michael, Kester

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Alicia Cristine Michael and Jason Lee Kester were united in marriage August 7, 2010 at 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Maiden. Rev. Joe Canipe officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Trina Michael and the late Sidney Michael of Maiden. She is the granddaughter of Albert…