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Obituaries — 11-14-14

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Tiffany Dawn Black Tiffany Dawn Black, along with her dog, Chance, died late November 4, 2014 due to carbon monoxide poisoning from a fire at her home. She was born on July 20, 1968, and grew up in Dallas. She is survived by daughter, Hailey LeAnn Black; mother, Patsy Denton…

No Art Crawl, no problem for group

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer The Revitalizing Art Walk in downtown Lincolnton kicks off today at 5:30 p.m. Several Lincolnton businesses will open their doors to showcase local artists. The event sprang up from downtown artists and business owners after two community arts related events were cancelled — first the Downtown…

Man charged for lottery scam

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Staff report A Kings Mountain man is being charged with 32 counts of embezzlement after a lottery scam that was investigated by the Lincolnton Police Department and the North Carolina Lottery Commission. Christopher Lee Rathbone, 40, of 418 Belvedere Circle in Kings Mountain, formerly worked at A-1 Express in Lincolnton,…

East meets West on UDO

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Area Councils will present proposed changes to Unified Development Ordinance to commissioners in January ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer A group of Lincoln County residents made history Thursday, holding the first joint Unified Development Ordinance discussion between East Lincoln and West Lincoln area councils. The joint meeting came after the formation…

Council approves recycling stations, car lot expansion

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Lincolnton’s City Council approved an amendment to the city’s Unified Development Ordinance that would permit a recycling station in the General Manufacturing and Commercial District (GMC) at its meeting Thursday night. In the memo correspondence from Planning Director Laura Simmons, the term “Recycling Station-Constructions and Demolition…

Lincoln County Senior Center marks National Family Caregiver Month

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer According to the Caregiver Action Network, there are over 90 million family caregivers in the United States. It is estimated that 39 percent of Americans are caregivers, up 9 percent from 2010. The day-to-day tasks that a caregiver performs for their loved ones are as vast…

BOYS BASKETBALL — Cruise control

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Eagles win big again RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor DENVER — Brad Gabriel had a feeling his team could be undefeated through its first three games, but the fashion in which Lincoln Charter has done it surprises even him. Amir Davis’ 17 points led four in doubles figures, and the Eagles…

Knights fall victim to league

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor Five weeks ago North Lincoln had its sights set on a guaranteed state playoff berth and a possible winning season. Then the gauntlet of the North Piedmont 3A/4A Conference happened. The Knights, who were 5-2 after beating North Iredell on Oct. 10, lost their final four…

Rebels come up short of goals

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor With West Lincoln missing the playoffs, Tom Sain doesn’t know what to do. For the first time in his tenure, the Rebels will not play a 12th game as they failed to make the state playoffs for the first time since 2009. West Lincoln had made…

LOCAL NOTES — Advance tickets for LHS playoff game on sale now

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS Lincolnton High is pre-selling tickets for its first round NCHSAA state 2AA playoff game against Newton-Conover on Friday. Tickets are $7, and can be purchased in advance at The Drug Store in Lincolnton. East Lincoln hosts Smoky Mountain in a first round game on Friday. Tickets for all…