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Holiday foods and presents can be dangerous to pets

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Karen Miller, DVM Guest Columnist Overindulgence is unhealthy for us humans, but can even be deadly for our pets. Fatty and bony table scraps can lead to severe gastrointestinal upset, pancreatitis, gastrointestinal blockage and even death. Make sure that trash is properly secured and put out of the reach of…

Christian Ministry feeds the hungry for Thanksgiving

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer “They treat you good here,” Lincolnton resident Jimmy Welch said of the Christian Ministry soup kitchen. Known by all as “Gramps,” Welch and Robert Burton, also of Lincolnton, sat together and chatted Monday afternoon while enjoying a home-cooked soup kitchen meal. While Welch attends the facility…

Aqua NC to raise rates without hearing

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  ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer   Aqua North Carolina is looking to switch to a new method of raising customer rates without public hearings. Presently, the company is seeking a 19 percent rate hike, its third increase in North Carolina in the past five years. If approved, the method would…

New pastor takes helm at First Presbyterian

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer When Interim Pastor Rev. Veronica Cannon isn’t preaching from the pulpit on Sundays at First Presbyterian Church in Lincolnton, she may have her nose in a book, be strapped to her roller skates or hiking the side of a mountain. On her bucket list of daredevil…

Bank teller foils fraud

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer The Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Charlotte man accused of trying to pass a counterfeit check at an eastern Lincoln County bank on Monday. Deputies said Kyle David Flood, of 945 N. College Street, tried to cash a more than $850 check at People’s Bank…

Relay for Life headed downtown

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  Staff report   Lincolnton’s Relay for Life has announced the location for their 2014 event. According to a statement released Tuesday, the 20th Relay for Life Celebration will take place on May 2 in Downtown Lincolnton.  The event is designed to support the American Cancer Society and honor those…

CMC-Lincoln awarded for care

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln is now among the top 33 percent of all Joint Commission accredited hospitals. Last week, the hospital was named a “top performer on key quality measures” by the Joint Commission for its clinical performance in multiple specialties. According to the hospital’s press release,…

Officials offer tips for safe Thanksgiving

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  Staff Report   Both the Lincolnton Fire Department (LFD) and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO), in order to prevent potential area emergencies, have issued citizens a number of safety tips for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday and Black Friday. The following LFD list is also based on information acquired from…

Taking advantage of a good day to stay in

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Rebels take 2 of 3 in 4-team duals

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By RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor VALE –– West Lincoln learned one thing in its four-team wrestling match Tuesday: Don’t get pinned. The Rebels were on their way to winning their eighth straight dual-team match to start the season, but five consecutive pin falls against Morganton Freedom ended that streak as…