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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…

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.…

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…

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…

Students’ faces make up mural

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The faces of Union Elementary School’s staff and fifth-grade students smile out from the school’s newest mural. “I like the walls being so colorful and seeing everybody’s face up there and seeing how each drew their face in a unique way,” said Peyton Stamey, a fifth-grade student. Each staff member…