Lake Norman & Mooresville

Lake Norman news briefs


Ironkids national triathlon: Several Lake Norman area kids recently competed in the Ironkids National Triathlon in Iowa.

Those who attended the national event were: Brandon Ellington, Hannah Ellington, Riley Gallagher, Ryan Hughes, Taylor Hughes, Karly Owen, Antonio Parades-Brown, Caleb Parades-Brown, Sean Powers and Hannah Wilder.

To see how each participant placed, visit

Habitat contest: Our Towns Habitat for Humanity recently announced The Biggest Cheese in Town for 2011. Wylie Cossar, owner of Aaragon Investigation Agency in Mooresville, raised the most money, $8,400, during the annual contest. Runners-up were Bill Kinney of Kilwins, Huntersville, in first and Julia Austin of FiFi's Fine Resale, Cornelius, in second.

For information or to donate to Our Towns, visit or contact Tammy Cox at or 704-728-9544.


Poetry slam: Davidson College will host the inaugural Carolina Collegiate Slam with Duke University, UNC Charlotte, UNC Chapel Hill, UNC Greensboro, Johnson C. Smith University, and North Carolina A&T at 8 p.m. Nov. 5 in the Duke Family Performance Hall in the Alvarez Union on Davidson's campus. Admission for students is free with identification, and the cost for nonstudents is $3. The event will help support the local arts community. For information, e-mail or call 501-993-8532.

Elisabeth Arriero