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Making no bones about it

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Larry Clanton of Denver knows something about osteoporosis. The disease, characterized by low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone tissue that increases risk of fractures, affects his mother. “We put her in the hospital around Christmas because she had six vertebrae collapse,” he said. “Now, she’s in a nursing…

Giving gardening a green thumbs up

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Over a year ago, Laura Kitchen and her husband, Ron, relocated to Denver from Chicago upon retirement. They purchased a house with a backyard a half an acre large. “Our yard needed to be landscaped,” said Kitchen. “We really wanted to do the work ourselves.” Kitchen can now share that…

Lake Calendar

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FISHING SEMINAR A discussion on fishing for pre-spawning stripers, largemouth and spotted bass will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Bass Pro Shop in Concord Mills Mall. Professional bass angler Mary Hencken, along with striper fishing guides Craig Price and Gus Gustafson. For more information, call…

Around Town 1/18/2006

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MEDICARE PRESENTATION The North Carolina Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), a division of the North Carolina Department of Insurance, will offer a presentation for Medicare beneficiaries and their families from 10:30 a.m. – noon on Thursday at the Citizens Center. Special guest speaker will be Josiah S. Bova, western…

Meeting in King’s honor

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During a breakfast held in Martin Luther King Jr.’s honor Monday, Lincoln County citizens took time to remember the past and look towards the future. “We’ve come a long way,” said the Rev. Robert Hamilton, president of the Lincoln County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored…

Continuing the dream

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The 77th birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. was celebrated all day long Monday. In the morning, a youth program (below) featured songs and dancing including (from left to right) Miracle Angel and Destiney James. The dance group “All for One” performed at the evening program as did members of…

Always something going on…

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There’s always something to do and see in downtown Lincolnton. (from top left, clockwise). For example, Amber Scharett (left), discusses with Judy and Nick Komas, owners of Classic Art and Framing, details of framing a shadowbox of Scharett’s husband’s college degree and tassel. (At top right photo) Peggy Wylie (left)…

Around Town 1/16/2006

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FLU VACCINES The practice of Dr. John E. Marshall, 104 Lincoln Medical Park, Lincolnton, has a limited amount of flu vaccine available. Cost is $13 for administration fee. Hours will be 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Call (704) 735-4445 to make an appointment. MEETING CHANGE The Democratic Men’s Group of…

Managing Medicare

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Pie recipes sought

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