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Hot Rod car show a success

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The roar of engines, the gleam of polished chrome, and a rainbow of colorful flames filled the lawn of the Hot Rod Express car part store on N.C. 150 in Denver Saturday as the business held its 10th annual customer appreciation day and open house. “This is just our way…

Fire safety topic of Wayne’s Feast

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Where there’s smoke, there won’t necessarily be fire, thanks to a recent presentation given at last week’s Wayne’s Second Friday Feast in Denver. Lyndon Smith, senior security consultant and program coordinator of North Carolina’s Senior Carolina Fire Advisory, dispelled widely-held fire safety myths and gave some helpful tips at the…

Bass tourney reels in $33,000

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Record setting performances marked the 20th annual American Cancer Society-Jim Ledbetter Memorial Team Bass Tournament last Saturday on Lake Norman. The popular “Casting Out Cancer” event drew 226 teams. A little over 970 pounds of fish were weighed in with a total of 489 bass brought to the scales; 12…

WNBA strength coach opens state-of-the-art facility in Denver

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As a strength trainer, Lisa Ciaravella has worked with many well-known professional athletes, such as basketball great Sandy Brondello and National Football League standouts Randy Moss and Cris Carter. For the seventh year in a row, Ciaravella is also the strength and conditioning coach for the two-time Women’s National Basketball…

Lake Calendar

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WOMEN’S MEETING A candidate’s forum, sponsored by the East Lincoln Republican Women, will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, at Fairfield United Methodist Church on Fairfield Forrest Road. For more information, contact Liz Harris at (704) 489-0437 or email: harrisde_24477@yahoo.com. BENEFIT Boy Scout Troop 83, chartered by…

Around Town 3/15/2006

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LINCOLN QUILTERS The Lincoln Quilters will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. The Police Department will present a program on safety features. Guests are welcome. FAMILY DINNER A C.O. Houser Family Dinner will be held at Bethphage Family Life Center 1 p.m. Sunday. FRESH…

Around Town 3/13/2006

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UDC MEETING The United Daughters of the Confederate Southern Stars will meet at Memorial Hall Tuesday at 7 p.m. DEMOCRAT CANDIDATE Candidate for U.S. Congress, Richard Carsner will address Lincoln County Democrats on Tuesday at a barbecue dinner that starts 6:30 p.m. with the general meeting starting 7 p.m. The…

Cheerleader dreams of Hawaii

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Cody Blanton may not consider herself athletic, but she sure is peppy and loves being the center of attention. “I like to be on stage,” said the Lincolnton High School junior. “I like to entertain.” It’s her showmanship and ability to do impressive jumps that earned Cody a spot at…

Children’s theater camps planned

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The Creative Arts Shoestring Theatre announces its 2006 summer day camp program. “Tony and Oscar” is a two-week camp of “Hollywood pizzazz” and “Broadway dazzle.” Campers will learn songs, scenes and dances from Broadway and Hollywood’s most memorable productions. They create costumes, pick their own props and “strut their stuff”…

Winners, all

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