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Job Listings — 5-29-13

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Commercial Refrigeration Service Tech (Job #010205274) Food-service equipment distributor needs a full-time commercial-refrigeration technician for the Hickory and Charlotte area. Must have a good driving record and at least five years of experience in commercial refrigeration. Will service commercial walk-in coolers and freezers, reach-in coolers and freezers, commercial ice makers,…

Reader’s Forum — 5-29-13

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A Tax By Any Other Name     As our City Councilmen finalize their budget for the next fiscal year, they have publicly announced raises in both our water rates (approximately 2%) and electric rates (approximately 8%). If they truly believe the raises are justified, then they should be able to…

Around Town — 5-29-13

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TODAY Cooking Club The Junior Gourmet Cooking Club, sponsored by the Lincoln County 4-H Club, will continue through September for youth ages 9-12. Cost is $35. Individuals interested in participating the nine-month experience can contact the 4-H office at (704) 736-8458. Store celebration Belk of Lincolnton, 415 N. Generals Blvd.…

Criminal Charges — 5-29-13

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Terry Lee Petty, 23, of 1401 Old Hickory Grove Rd. in Gastonia was charged May 24 with one count of failure to appear. No bond was set. Jesse Lee Mungro, 30, of 4690 Sierra View Ln. in Denver was charged May…

Obituaries 5-29-13

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    Mareda D. Waters Mareda Colleen Drum Waters, 80, of Newton died May 26, 2013. A funeral service will be held on May 30, 2013 at 3 p.m. at Burke Mortuary Chapel, Newton. Burial will follow in Catawba Memorial Park, Hickory. The family will receive friends May 30, 2013…

Man accused of wife’s murder appears at first court date

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        JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer     A Lincoln County murder suspect stood before a judge Tuesday in district court for the man’s first appearance since allegedly shooting his wife to death over the weekend. Terry Lee White, 54, of 1243 Rose Hill Drive in Lincolnton, has…

NL softball sweeps individual honors

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MICHAEL GEBELEIN News Editor North Lincoln swept the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference’s individual softball awards with a Player of the Year honor for sophomore Courtney Trickle and a Coach of the Year award for second-year coach Kristen Bryson. North Lincoln (13-1 SPC) took regular-season and conference tournament championships and exited…

Pastor battles rare form of cancer, medical bills

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    JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   It’s been nearly four years since local pastor and volunteer firefighter Robert Mitschke received news he had an incurable disease, but it wasn’t until this spring he started the treatment necessary to prolong his life. Bethphage Lutheran Church’s head pastor since 2007 and…

Alive After Five concert series kicks off Thursday

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    LTN Staff Reports   There’s only one day left until Lincoln County’s most popular summer concert series kicks off in the heart of downtown Lincolnton. The 2013 Alive After Five series will commence 6 p.m. Thursday in front of the courthouse on West Main Street. The Downtown Development…

CMC-Lincoln honored for environmental practices

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  LTN Staff Reports   Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln recently earned a national award recognizing the hospital for its commitment to environmental excellence. Specifically, the Practice Greenhealth’s Partner for Change Award was granted to CMC-Lincoln, along with the hospital system’s Charlotte location, for a demonstrated commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability.…