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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…

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…

60th anniversary

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Billy W. and Gertrude Milburn recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at Fat Boy’s in Mooresville and on Christmas day at their son Randy’s home in Sherrills Ford along with their daughter, Patricia, and her husband Don and family. The couple was married on Dec. 15, 1945 in Gaffney, S.C.…

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…