Lincoln Charter track teams run for glory

by Aaron BurnsLincoln Charter’s track teams didn’t get their hopes up when they made their debut on March 8.The Eagles’ cross country teams had enjoyed success, but until 2011 – when co-coaches Josh Williams and Logan Spake created a running club for the Eagles – few figured the school’s cross country athletes could switch into track and field easily, let […]

Everest Grill offers charm, home-cooked meals

by Cathy SwineyDining OutDENVER – A certain charm exudes from small, family-owned and operated restaurants that keeps you coming back.Maybe it’s because you get to know the owners, who are generally there from open to close. Maybe it’s because you are treated like family. Maybe it’s that one place to go because nobody does that one particular dish better.Around Denver, […]

Officers seize marijuana during search

IRON STATION – Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigators arrested an Iron Station man April 5 while serving a search warrant at his home.Investigators entered the residence at 644 Low Bridge Road around 7 a.m. and found 44 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside, as well as $241 in cash.Officers arrested Robin Gale Rowe, 54, and charged him with […]

Carney’s ‘actions speak louder than words’

Editor,The May 8 Republican primary is just around the corner.Chris Carney is a candidate for Senate District 44, which includes Iredell, Lincoln and Gaston counties. It is important that the voters know what Chris Carney did to Mooresville while serving on the town board.Mr. Carney is calling himself a conservative Republican. Don’t be misled. Chris Carney’s actions speak louder than […]

Making the grade

Sixth-grade A honor roll: Zachary Allen, Katherine Baich, Reah Barger, Grace Burgin, Grace Cary, Jakob Clarke, Matthew Gribbins, Jacob Houser, Allison Jones, Abigail Knight, Grace Lasarsky, Jackson Law, Susannah Lester, Kevin McDonald, Kenneth Schild, Riley Scoggins, Ty Spanbauer, James Stoner IV, Grant Swicegood, Lorna Walker, Carson Wessel and Ashton Willis.Sixth-grade A/B honor roll: Sarah Allen, Kameron Atwell, Annina Barbagli, Christian […]

Don’t go overboard paying gas prices

Fishing with GusDon’t let the rising price of a gallon of gas stop you from using your boat this year. Savvy boaters have learned a lot over the years about reducing fuel costs.Hopefully, the suggestions below will help save you a few dollars.Try fishing with a friend. The reasoning is simple. One angler pays all fuel costs. Two share it […]

Board of Education to discuss school budget Monday

by Courtney PriceLINCOLNTON – School leaders will give a first glance at the coming year’s budget at a Board of Education meeting Monday at 6 p.m., April 16.The Budget and Finance Committee will hear from Steve Zickefoose, assistant superintendent for business, about the state budget’s effect on schools next year.Superintendents from across the state met with the state board on […]

Woman arrested for drugs, child abuse

MAIDEN – Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Maiden woman Sunday, April 8, on drug and child abuse charges.Deputies went looking for 26-year-old Shannon Marie Matthies, of 4312 Getaway Lane, Maiden, after receiving a tip from a citizen.When they arrived at a residence in the 2500 block of Southland Trail, officers found Matthies fleeing into a mobile home. They found […]

Obituary for April 13

Bulow W. BowmanDENVER – Bulow Wilson Bowman, 82, of Denver, died April 8.Born Aug. 19, 1929, in Fort Mill, S.C., Bowman was a former resident of Charlotte, graduated from UNC Greensboro and held a master’s degree in education from UNC-Chapel Hill.She joined Unity Presbyterian Church in 1992, after moving to Denver and enjoyed traveling and living on the lake.A memorial […]

Expansion could take Klassic Rides around the world

by Courtney PriceDENVER – When most local businesses want to increase their customer base, they buy an ad.But Floyd West sets his sights much higher.West, owner of Klassic Rides in Denver, will leave Sunday, April 15 for Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.“Embassies are getting people together who are interested in cars and parts,” West said. “We are the […]