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Restrictions lifted Monday on vaccines

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Restrictions for the flu vaccine will be lifted Monday. On this date anyone who wishes to get the flu vaccine will be able to do so. The Lincoln County Health Department will give the flu vaccine to adults ages 18 and older on the following days and times until further…

Former hobbyist makes racing his life

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Jim Long considers racing to be his work and hobby all entwined into one. Long has been involved in the racing industry for 21 years. He has been with Hendrix Motorsports in Harrisburg since 1995 and has been crew chief for four. He heads up a group of 31 people…

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Mark Twain comes to life

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Rumors of Mark Twain’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Find that hard to believe? Then just head to “Mark Twain! On Stage,” which comes to the James W. Warren Citizens Center on Jan. 27. “He is alive and well,” said Mary Whisonant, publicity chairwoman for the Lincoln County Concert Association.…

Play tells Confederate`s war stories

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The story of one nameless Confederate solider will be told this Saturday night in the musical play “Soldiers in Grey.” The play, which will be held at the American Legion Building on North Aspen Street in Lincolnton, touches on life before during and after the Civil War. The performance begins…

Odd Fellows welcomes first female member

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Although Pauline Roach is the first female member of the Lincoln County Odd Fellows, the group has never made her feel odd about not being a fellow. “I was a little apprehensive at first. I didn’t know what to expect,” she said. “I didn’t know how they would accept me,…

Workshop offers aid for college

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A bright future can hinge on filling out the right paperwork. High school seniors should be looking at college applications and financial aid now, said Carol Kiser, guidance counselor at East Lincoln High School. Submitting a FAFSA form (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is a must, she adds. A…

Disc jockey finds joy in spinning the blues

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Music has been a way of life for Jim Feldmeyer. From playing as a semi-professional musician in Los Angeles to getting involved in radio, it’s obvious it is what Feldmeyer loves to do. His radio career started in Davidson with classical music on WDAV, 89.9, Classical Public Radio. Most recently,…

Former school nurse urged student health

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DENVER – Ruth Hill may be famous. The 79-year-old was a nurse for 38 years and may have been the connection to getting breakfasts in North Carolina schools. The Denver resident worked in Statesville at three elementary and two junior high schools as the school nurse and worked with low…

Browne to lead East Lincoln group

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DENVER – The East Lincoln Betterment Association has established its new officers for the 2005-2006 year. Peter Browne, a Denver resident and past vice-president of ELBA, has taken the position of president for a two-year term. He takes over from Greg Coffey who was co-president for two years with Celeste…