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Man charged with sex crimes

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   A Gaston County man is accused of engaging in sexual activity with a teen girl last year in Lincoln County, deputies said. Jeffrey Scott Callahan, 47, of the 200 block of Creekside Court in Bessemer City, is behind Gaston County bars under a $900,000…

Apple Fest t-shirt design winner picked

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  SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer The Lincoln County Apple Festival may be months away, but preparations are already beginning, with a winner for the annual event’s T-shirt design contest announced this week. Halee Good, a 23-year-old graphic designer, has been selected by the Apple Festival Board for her entry into…

Obituaries 5-3-13

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  John L. Setzer Jr. John Louie Setzer Jr., 88, of Newton died May 1, 2013. A funeral service will be held today at 3 p.m. at Burke Mortuary Chapel, Newton. Burial will follow at Eastview Cemetery, Newton. The family will receive friends today from 1 p.m. until 2:45 p.m.…

Locals gather for Day of Prayer

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Locals gathered at the Lincoln County courthouse Thursday morning to pray for their community and country as part of National Day of Prayer. “I’m not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ,” Lincolnton resident Paula McSwain said after gathering for several minutes with the group in a…

Ugandan youth choir makes local stop

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   A youth choir of Ugandan orphans called Ugandan Thunder will be performing a special concert Sunday at Salem Baptist Church in Lincoln County as part of the group’s nearly year-long, nationwide tour. According to Lincolnton native and 2004 East Lincoln High School graduate Michelle…

Around Town — 5-3-13

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TODAY Hot dog sale South River Baptist Church, 2036 Southside Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a hot dog sale 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the church’s parking lot expansion project. Dine in and carry out options will be available. BBQ sandwich sale Crouse VFD, 2764 W. N.C.…

Sheriff’s Office: Gaston County man, teen involved in sexual activity

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A Gaston County man is accused of engaging in sexual activity with a teen girl last year in Lincoln County, deputies said. Jeffrey Scott Callahan, 47, of the 200 block of Creekside Court in Bessemer City, is behind Gaston County bars under a $900,000 secured bond…

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School Board selects attorney, votes on budget request

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  SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   Members of the Lincoln County Board of Education came to a decision on two long-discussed issues during a special-called meeting Monday night. After interviewing four potential candidates to become the group’s new attorney, a majority of the board voted to stick with Campbell Shatley,…

City to vote on permit for downtown bar

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  SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   A proposed bar in downtown Lincolnton will be up for discussion during Thursday’s City Council meeting, with a public hearing scheduled before a vote on the matter. As the Times-News previously reported, Bryan McClure, who owns motorcycle repair shop Iron Station Thunder, is seeking…