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Driver airlifted to CMC

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Lincolnton man was airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center Thursday morning after a dump truck collided with his vehicle. The wreck happened at 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of Salem Church and Country Club roads. James Huss, 61, was driving a dump truck belonging to the city of Lincolnton. As he…

Mother demands justice for daughter

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Andrea Wilson found a way to have her case seen and heard. Wilson, whose daughter attends Lincoln County Schools exceptional children’s classroom, claims that she has gotten the run-around from the school system ever since she complained her child was coming home from school with bruises and fingernail marks on…

Shelter offers additional aid to victims of violence

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In the business world, the more customers who walk through the door, the better. But at Amy’s House, the county’s only shelter for victims of domestic abuse, an increase in the number of people served means one thing — an increase in violence. As of Wednesday, 232 women called 911…

Market kicks off Saturday

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A new season begins at the Farmers Market Saturday. Farmers and their fresh goods will be lined up at 250 W. Water St., behind the old jail. The market opens at 7 a.m. and lasts until the food runs out. “Which may be noon or it may be 10 o’clock,”…

Students` imaginations blast off into space

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Sixth-grade students at Lincolnton Middle School were spacing out Thursday on their last day of classes before spring vacation. The students received a visit from Warren Edwards, an aerospace education specialist with NASA, who goes around to schools educating children about the life and work of those in the space…

Six LCS preschool programs shine in state ratings

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Several of the school system’s preschool programs were seeing stars this week as a number of its employees and staff were recognized during Wednesday’s Board of Education meeting. Six schools’ programs received five stars from the Division of Child Development. The honored elementaries were North Brook, Catawba Springs, G.E. Massey,…

Quarry comes to the rescue

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Road construction can be a huge annoyance as it delays traffic and makes people late for work. To the residents of Trinity Farms, however, the roar of heavy machinery has been something they’ve been waiting for. The community, which sits on Amity Lane in Iron Station and consists of roughly…

Clock strikes 12 on the Ironmen

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DENVER–Jesse Cadenhead`s one-out single to left field in the bottom of the 12th inning lifted East Lincoln to an 8-7 win over Cherryville last night. The Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference game ran nearly four hours after going into extra innings tied at 7-7. The game was a must-win for East…

Schram, Lynch ink with Concord

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When Greyson Schram takes the diamond for the Concord University Mountain Lions, he’ll have a familiar face right beside him. Schram’s long-time teammate Mitchell Lynch turned down Wingate and numerous other junior colleges in favor of reuniting with his high school shortstop. Both of them made their intentions clear, as…

Making dreams come true

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With walking across the stage at Clinton Junior College’s graduation, Darren Wilson will be doing something that’s becoming a familiar theme for him—making dreams come true. After a standout career at Lincolnton, Wilson, with the help of tutor Tina McDowell, landed in Rock Hill. Once there, Wilson adjusted the college…

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