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Little Caesars Pizza robbed

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Police are on the hunt for a masked thief who used a gun to rob an employee Monday morning in the parking lot of a city business. The robber, who was wearing a ski mask at the time of incident, is accused of robbing a female…

Warning: Calls about missed jury duty a scam

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FRANK TAYLOR Managing Editor If someone calls you about fees related to missing jury duty and wants money to help you, get as much information as you can from them, then call the Sheriff’s Office to report them. According to Lincoln County Clerk of Courts Fred Hatley, at least 11…

Bridal Tab 2012

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Home and Garden 2012

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If you are having problems viewing this document please make sure you are using the latest version of your web browser. 2012 Home And Garden Section…

Body found in burned car near Sherrills Ford

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Catawba County deputies located a body inside a burned car in a wooded area northwest of Sherrills Ford Thursday morning. Sheriff Coy Reid would not release details about the victim or vehicle but said that deputies are currently treating the case as a “suspicious death.”…

Deputy hospitalized after crashing during response to break-in

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   While on his way to a break-in call Wednesday morning on the county’s northwestern end, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy James Owens hydroplaned and struck a utility pole near the city water plant, totaling his patrol vehicle and sending him the hospital. Shortly after midnight,…

Police say man drowned while searching for safe in river

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Gaston County authorities have determined that a Lincolnton man, whose body was found in a local river’s water shoot near the Lincoln/Gaston County line earlier this month, died while searching for what he thought was a safe in the water. “This appears to be a very…

Motorist charged in hit-and-run

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   State troopers said late Monday they’ve made an arrest in connection with a hit-and-run incident early Saturday northeast of Lincolnton. Troopers charged Dalton Keith Marlow, 20, of Lincolnton, for allegedly driving through two residential properties and colliding with two vehicles parked in a driveway on Shuford Lane. Authorities said…

Maiden man faces federal cocaine indictment

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Jenna-Ley Harrison Staff Writer   A federal grand jury indicted a Maiden man Thursday on charges of cocaine possession with intent to distribute, according to the U.S. District Attorney’s Office in the state’s western district. Kelly McClain, 30, allegedly possessed crack cocaine during a vehicle stop in the county in…

Elections boards reject challenge to judge’s candidacy

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   A two-county Boards of Elections panel voted Friday morning not to accept a challenge to District Court Judge Anna (Dina) Foster’s residency and right to seek re-election. Lincoln County Board of Elections Director Bill C. Beam, who was an observer at the hearing, confirmed the ruling to…