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Wolves trample Rebels, Knights snap losing streak

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS VALE — Cordel Littlejohn threw for 138 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another, Tarus Dameron ran for 96 yards and a score, and Lincolnton held West Lincoln to 72 yards of total offense in a 34-0 shutout Friday night in the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A…

UPDATE: Lincolnton Fire Department assistant chief resigns

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PHIL PERRY Staff Writer Lincolnton Fire Department assistant chief Bill Fortenberry has resigned from his position with the city, according to city manager Jeff Emory. The resignation came on Friday, amidst a state inquiry into allegations that money was stolen from the Lincoln County chapter of the North Carolina Firefighters’ Burned…

SD-7 play opens with Wolves at Rebels

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor Lincolnton Wolves had what it felt was a season-defining victory last week after it rallied from 19 down to win by 10. West Lincoln, however, is looking for a season-defining victory this week. The county rivals kick off the 42nd installment of their long-running series at…

Finally healthy Knights host Bessemer City

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor North Lincoln needed a break bad. Now that it’s had one, its coach feels it’s a better football team because of it. The Knights host Bessemer City at 7:30 tonight after being off last week. They used the two-week stretch to heal up and sure up,…

This week’s football picks

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor The football games that really matter are finally here. Well, for two teams, at least. Lincolnton and West Lincoln open the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A Conference tonight a week earlier than everyone else. With East Lincoln off and North Lincoln hosting Bessemer City, folks at…

State investigating Lincolnton Fire Department assistant fire chief for missing money at local Burned Children Fund

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PHIL PERRY Staff Writer The State Bureau of Investigation has launched an inquiry into allegations that Lincolnton Fire Department assistant chief Bill Fortenberry committed “financial crimes” related to his duties as the treasurer of the Lincoln County Chapter of the North Carolina Firefighters’ Burned Children Fund. Bryan Lynch, a Boger…

Apple Festival gets back to its ag roots

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ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer For the first time since it started the event 33 years ago, the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension did not assist in coordinating this year’s Apple Festival. That doesn’t mean, however, that the organization won’t have a visual presence at tomorrow’s festivities. Cooperative Extension will utilize the…

School board land purchase may face county opposition

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ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer Lincoln County’s Board of Education agreed to ask the county for its blessing in combating a population problem earlier this month. Getting the money it’s seeking, though, isn’t a sure thing, according to county commissioners. At its meeting Sept. 8, the school board decided to move…

Livestock business reopens under new name, Vale ownership

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PHIL PERRY Staff Writer The 12-acre plot in Shelby, known to many in the community as “Shelby’s Livestock Yard” has seen change come in the form of an overhaul and a fresh, new look. Under new ownership and staff, the “Cleveland Livestock and Agriculture Exchange” officially opened its doors on…

Around Town

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Area events happening around town for the weekend of September 18, 2015: FRIDAY Consignment sale St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, located at 4051 King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a kid’s consignment sale from 7-9:30 p.m. in the family life center. For more information call (704) 735-2968. SATURDAY Consignment sale…

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