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Around Town 1/24/2005

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BLOOD MOBILES The Red Cross will have two blood mobiles on Tuesday, Jan 25. One will be located at Robert Bosch Tool Company from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the second one will be at Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church on S. Grove Street, from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.…

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Cold prompts health and safety concerns

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Dropping temperatures can raise health concerns for many. Keeping warm should be a priority, said Maggie Dollar, director of the Lincoln County Health Department. “Exposure to cold temperatures can cause your body to lose heat faster than it can be produced,” she said. “If prolonged, exposure to cold will eventually…

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,…