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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)…

FORE! Former golf course gets new life

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A golf course in Denver that closed in February 2003 is getting a new life, thanks to a Charlotte-area developer. Westport Lakeside Development LLC wants to reopen the Westport Golf Course this September on 200 acres that are mostly vacant. According to Lincoln County zoning administrator Randy Hawkins, the company…

Denver resident questions process

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New warehouses next to Harris-Teeter at Waterside Crossing. A new Wal-Mart and Lowe’s. A new Birkdale-style housing development. These projects are in the works for Denver, a place that Connie Zmijewski has called home for two years. “I’m passionate about this area,” said Zmijewski. “I’m concerned about the growth in…

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…

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…