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Around Town 3/16/2011

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OAK GROVE MEETING Oak Grove will have a regular community and Community Watch meeting 7 p.m. Thursday at the Community Center on Startown Road. For information, call (704) 622-3520. HEART PROGRAM Fresh Start Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the Senior Citizens Center,…

Scholarship winners

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Firefighter nominated for national honor

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A Cherryville volunteer firefighter, who was severely injured in a wreck last year, was recently named a nominee in the nationwide 2011 America’s Most Wanted All-Star Contest. 18-year-old Clay Thornburg with Hugh’s Pond Volunteer Fire Department said a Cherryville police officer nominated him after he heard about the wreck. Thornburg…

Habitat raffling off new playhouse

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Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County is raffling off a playhouse, which was built by Lincoln County School of Technology students. The playhouse is on display at First National Bank in Lincolnton. Tickets are $5 each and will be sold until April 4. The winner does not need to be…

Former NFL player now a Denver trainer

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Dovonte Edwards played with legendary football professionals during his time on three National Football League teams. He went up against Randy Moss, Terrell Owens, Chad Johnson and Steve Smith. Edwards even had a chance to play against his idol, Peter Warrick, and tackle him in a preseason game. Edwards is…

Major renovations for EL Speedway

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East Lincoln Speedway is undergoing major renovations before opening April 2. Speedway owners Bob Mack and Ray Evernham want to improve the safety of the track as well as enhance the experience for competitors and fans. “We’ve improved the track surface, the inspection area and process, the garage area and…

Brazilian intern learning from LEDA

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Rafael Altmayer is using his Brazilian ties to help the Lincoln Economic Development Association strengthen international relationships. Altmayer, who hails from Porto Alegre, Brazil, started an academic internship with LEDA March 1. His internship will run until June, but could possibly be extended until December. The 23-year-old came to the…

Health Dept. to use churches to warn about breast cancer

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Lincoln County Health Department officials plan to educate women about breast cancer by distributing information in local churches. “Next to skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women,” said Gladys Hollis, case manager for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation at the Lincoln County Health Department.…

Around Town 3/14/2011

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BLOOD DRIVE Denver Baptist Church is hosting a community blood drive 2:30 – 7 p.m. Monday. For more information, call (704) 483-1124 or (704) 483-3030. LIONS MEETING The Lincolnton Lions Club will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at Ryan’s Steakhouse. Susan King, director of Camp Dogwood, is the guest speaker. Camp…

Fowler, Wise Wedding

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Charlee Kay Fowler and David Wessen Wise were married on October 9, 2010. Rev. Ted Bost, Jr. officiated at the 4:30 p.m. service at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lincolnton. Charlee is the daughter of Tonda K. Fowler and Timothy L. Carter of Lincolnton. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and…