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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…

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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Quiznos Subs

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Jake Lackey (above), one of the co-owners of the recently-opened Quiznos Sub on N.C. 27 in Lincolnton, prepares a to-go sandwich order. For Lackey and partner Andy Sain, this is their first foray as food service owners, although each have either owned or managed separate businesses. Jon Mayhew / LTN…

Around Town 1/13/2006

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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. SINGING Real Faith will be singing at…

Quiznos now in Lincolnton

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Jake Lackey and Andy Sain have been friends since their middle school days in Lincoln County. Since graduating from West Lincoln High School in 1996, they maintained their friendship but took separate paths through life: Lackey became a nursery production manager, while Sain became an Internet marketer and owner of…

Greater Tuna

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“Greater Tuna,” a comedy about Texas’ third smallest town where the Lion’s Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies, will open Jan. 19 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. The play is currently in rehearsal and stars Tony Wentz (above, as Leonard Childers) and Michael Helms (below, as Petey…

Candid shot earns amateur photographer ‘Best in Show’

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Since discovering photography at the age of 67, Gerald Johnson always has a digital camera handy. “I go out and in a day’s time I’ll take about 100 shots, and if I’ve got one good sot, I feel lucky,” said the High Shoals resident. “And I erase them, and the…