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Sports Roundup

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Wolves down Lincolnton Lincolnton (1-11, 1-4) picked up its first win of the tennis season over Cherryville 5-4 Monday. Adil Huselja, Fernando Sunsing and Colby Rash scored singles wins for the Wolves, while Montgomery Fortenberry, Logan Stewart and Matt McFee notched victories for the Ironmen. The doubles tandem of Huselja…

Gusler resigns as Rebels head coach

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It came down to pictures. Yes, first-year West Lincoln head football coach Randall Gusler just didn’t want to see his three children grow up in pictures; instead, he wanted to be an active part of their lives, unlikely many coaches. Statesville Principal Larry Rogers offered Gusler the position of Freshman…

Knights’ tale ends with title?

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High expectations haven’t affected the North Lincoln Lady Knights at all. In fact, they’ve played up to them. Tuesday, they defeated Highland Tech in a Southern Piedmont contest, 10-0 in five innings, in another dominant performance, allowing them to remain undefeated (11-0) in the conference. After Friday’s 5-1 loss to…

Lake Calendar

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MEETING The Friends of the Florence Shanklin Memorial Library’s monthly meeting will be 7 p.m. Monday, May 8. A presentation will be made by Kevin Starr, Lincoln County extension service director. GUEST SPEAKER Ashley Smith, who was held hostage by Atlanta courthouse shooter Brian Nichols, tells her story 6 p.m.…

Denver businesswoman named SBA champion

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Denver businesswoman Sherrй DeMao, owner and president of SLD Unlimited Marketing/PR, has been named the Small Business Administration (SBA) 2006 North Carolina Women in Business Champion of the Year. According to a press release from the SBA, the award recognizes DeMao for her active support for legislative or regulatory action…

Getting “Mugged”

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Obituaries 4/26/2006

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Charles Brady Charles James Brady, 62, of Hickory, died April 25, 2006. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Burke Mortuary, Newton. Myrtice Hester Myrtice Herdon Hester, 68, 9f 7463 Timber Ridge Trail, Denver, died April 25, 2006. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton. Jason Jensen Jason Dean Jensen,…

Expressions Dance Studio competition team wins big

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The Expressions Dance Company from Denver attended Kids Artistic Revue Regional Competition under the direction of owners/directors Joanna Innocenti, Mandy Robinson, and Tracy Frazier in High Point, on March 17 – 19. The dancers brought home numerous first and top first placements, the highest honor in each division, as well…

Trail ride set for Saturday

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Blake-Cliff Stables opened in 1995 on 425 acres of scenic land in Maiden. The private business focused on buying and selling Paso Fino horses, an expensive Venezuelan breed known for its level gait. “They’re the smoothest horses in the world,” said owner George McKee. Since its inception, the stables have…

Answers on traffic not forthcoming by McHenry

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Denver Area Business Association (DABA) member Bo Moore was on his way from Cornelius to hear 10th District Rep. Patrick McHenry speak last Thursday afternoon at the Verdict Ridge Country Club. For awhile, it was touch and go whether he would arrive on time. That’s because Moore got caught in…