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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…

Striving to be top dog

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Chubby is 150 fluffy, furry pounds of pure energy and animal magnetism. “He loves to go to the dog shows. He’s a showman,” said his owner, Jack Kuster of Pumpkin Center. “He’s always been ‘Here I am! Look at me!” Chubby, a 4-year-old St. Bernard, has received 40 Best of…

DABA trees benefit Amy’s House

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Members of the Denver Area Business Association and Amy’s House gathered at Peoples Bank at the intersection of N.C. 16 and 73 for a very special cause. Representatives from Amy’s House, the domestic violence shelter in Lincoln County, were presented with a check for $959. “The money came from the…

Denver woman gets an unexpected visitor

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Dot Boback had assumed she would have a peaceful life at The Terraces, a 133-residence retirement community along N.C. 16 in Denver. After living there for approximately two months, she had made friends, decorated her home and settled into the peaceful life of her golden years. That tranquillity was shattered…

Historic store closes in Terrell

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TERRELL–Citing competition from big box retailers in the Denver area and the ease of online shopping, the owner of the Terrill Country Store has decided to close down. Phil Pouloit has operated the store for almost three years and will close the store down that’s served the area for over…

Denver business celebrates unusual milestone

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It’s the number of an infamous television quiz-show. It’s also the winning number for blackjack and the result of 7 times 3. Many people believe that 21, as an age, means freedoms to make important life decisions that couldn’t be made previously. For Sherrй DeMao, owner of SLD Marketing of…

Lake Calendar

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FISHING TOURNEY This year`s 13th Annual Lake Norman Striper Swipers Winter Invitational is scheduled for Saturday, January 14, 2006. The headquarters for this one day event will be at Galway Hooker Irish Pub in Cornelius. The First place cash award will be $2500.00. Details are available by calling Tommy Messick…