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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL — Won’t be denied

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EL boys hold on at WC RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor LENOIR — East Lincoln’s boys have learned that no lead is safe this season. But the Mustangs have survived each team’s best punch. All four who scored reached double figures for East Lincoln, which was led by Sage Surratt’s 17 points,…

LOCAL ROUNDUP — Red Devils hand LHS boys first loss

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS Lincolnton’s boys basketball team is unbeaten no more. Jalen Connor scored 24 points and Tyoun Shuford added 20 as Newton-Conover defeated the visiting Wolves 69-55 on Tuesday to hand them their first loss of the season. The Red Devils (8-5, 3-2) led 22-15 after the first quarter, and…

UPCOMING GAMES — 1/7/15

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Today Basketball S. Iredell at Lincoln Charter North Gaston at Lincolnton Thursday, Jan. 8 No games scheduled Friday, Jan. 9 Basketball E. Lincoln at Maiden Bessemer City at Lincoln Charter W. Caldwell at Lincolnton N. Lincoln at Lake Norman W. Lincoln at Bandys Wrestling E. Lincoln at N. Lincoln, 6…

Law enforcement passes on Pentagon program, purchases own weapons

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Carpenter: Independent expenditures more efficient PHIL PERRY Staff Writer As criminals have militarized their tactics, primarily in the drug trade, law enforcement has acted accordingly over the last two decades. Nationally, many police departments have loaded up on military-style gear like automatic weapons, night vision goggles and armored vehicles, through…

Burgin: ‘The hardest decision of my life’

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PHIL PERRY Staff Writer The age-old saying, “If you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life,” certainly rings true for Lincolnton fire chief David “Mitch” Burgin. Burgin will hang up his uniform for the last time and stroll into the next phase of his…

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office searches for safe cracker, car thief

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Staff report A stolen vehicle and missing tools have Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office detectives searching for a Lincoln County man wanted in connection with a break-in at a western Lincoln County business. On Monday, while doing a check on the property at 2361 Ben Yount Lane in Vale, Deputy Barry…

Retirees to be honored by city

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PHIL PERRY Staff Writer When Lincolnton’s City Council holds its monthly meeting tonight, two retiring employees who have served the city for a combined 59 years will be honored. Myrldene Peeler will retire after 29 years of service in the finance and utility billing department. In 2010, she was promoted…

Criminal Charges — 1-7-15

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:           Patrick Edward Andrade, 39, of 3495 Airport Rd. in Maiden was charged Jan. 2 with one count each of possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of marijuana up to ½ oz., possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while…

Obituaries — 1-7-15

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Ada Belle Moretz Camp Reynolds Ada Belle Moretz Camp Reynolds, age 85, of 144 Balsam Drive in Lincolnton, died on Thursday, December 18, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at Emanuel Lutheran Church with Rev. Michael Collins officiating. The family will…

LKN Quarry pushes to move closer to neighborhood

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer County Commissioners heard lengthy testimonies from a series of field experts regarding a request to expand the Lake Norman Quarry toward a residential neighborhood currently under construction at their meeting Monday night. The applicant, Hedrick Gravel and Sand Company, is requesting a conditional use district and…