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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…

Scaglione, Blevins Engagement

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Carly Shay Scaglione of Lincolnton, N.C. and Clint Matthew Blevins of Elkin, N.C. announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Carly is the daughter of Michael and Shay Campbell of Denver, N.C. and Paul Scaglione of Mooresville, N.C. She is a 2001 graduate from East Lincoln High School and is currently…

Notable News

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Amelia Navarro of Lincolnton is one of six undergraduate art history students presenting resarch papers at the Mint Museum’s 21st Annual Regional Collegiate Art History Symposium 1 p.m. March 27 at Mint Museum Randolph. Navarro is a student at Queens University in Charlotte. Her paper is titled Sniffing Through a…

Workshop focuses on living with chronic disease

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Individuals living with chronic conditions may never know life without their disease. But with the help of a new program, they can experience living by managing their symptoms. The North Carolina Cooperative Extension — Lincoln County and Extension and Community Association will be hosting The Living Healthy Program (also known…

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.…

Cherryville Fire Dept. receives grants

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One local fire department was recently awarded two separate grants to be used for updating department technology and furthering fire safety. Factory Mutual Global, a worldwide commercial property insurer, awarded Cherryville Fire Department a $2,400 grant to aid firefighters in “pre-fire planning” according to a department release. The grant was…

JobConnector helps employers, employees

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Searching for a job or a qualified candidate through the North Carolina Employment Security Commission (ESC) has now become easier. ESC launched JobConnector, an online job matching system for employers and potential employees, in January. The program is available at all ESC offices in the state. Judi Morton, manager of…

Cultural Center to host singing competition

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For two days, the Lincoln Cultural Center will fill with competitive young voices at the Heafner/Williams Vocal Competition. “It’s a live performance — anything can happen,” said Robert Williams, who founded the competition nine years ago with his wife, Carolyn Heafner. A total of 15 vocalists will perform at 1:30…

Pet of the Week

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