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Two men arrested for break-in, theft

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Staff report Two Lincoln County men have been arrested in connection with a vehicle break-in and the theft of a credit card. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies said Jordan Alexander Steele, 23, of 6913 Rolling Hills Lane, Stanley, and Nicholas Ryan Callahan, 24, of 6865 Rolling Hills Lane,. Stanley, were…

Some things get better with time

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KATHRYN YARBRO Guest Columnist Sometimes it’s not a good idea to be in a hurry to do things because time will take care of it. Take the dirty shower doors that I couldn’t find time to scrub. Well, last week they refused to slide, and now I have shiny new…

Business Spotlight: Funkey Monkey

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer For Jennifer Fichter, co-owner of Funkey Monkey Grill, her passion for cooking is simple. “I just like cooking for people,” she said. “I just like the interaction and making food for others.” The Long Island transplant recalls her love for all things culinary began while watching…

Downtown to hold ‘Small Business Saturday’ after Thanksgiving

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Lincolnton’s Business and Community Development Office is making strides to promote local independent businesses this holiday season. While the mass holiday shopping spree typically kicks off with “Black Friday,” followed by the country’s “Cyber Monday,” Small Business Saturday, a day encouraging communities to patronize locally owned…

Plan to move Health Department stalls

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer After a lengthy discussion between commissioners and county staff, Lincoln County’s Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 to deny a $91,000 contract with Stewart-Cooper-Newell Architects, PA to begin renovations at the former hospital facility on Gamble Drive in Lincolnton at a Monday meeting. According to Director of…

Our View — Stupid voters?

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A Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist has found himself on the receiving end of the sort of righteous indignation usually reserved by the media and members of Congress for people like Vladimir Putin after remarks came to light where he referred to the “stupidity of the American voter” regarding the…

Reader’s Forum — 11-19-14

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Thanks for saving animals This is to thank the Lincoln County community, all the volunteers, the rescue groups, no-kill group HATS, fosters, shelter workers and management and inmates for the outstanding response to the over-capacity situation at the shelter. Because of all of the above, a tremendous amount of animals…

Local shop helps the handicapped bowl

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer Bradley Duke’s business, Double D Fabrication, may be small, but the company is making a big name for itself, making bowling ball ramps for handicapped children in countries around the world. The small welding and fabrication business started in 1999 and is located at Duke’s home…

Criminal Charges — 11-19-14

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The Lincolnton Police Department reported the following arrests: Michael Fair, 28, of 3029 Chestnut Road in Lincolnton was charged Nov. 14 with one misdemeanor count of assault on a female. A $500 unsecured bond was set. Dejuan Marquette Banks, 36, of 120 Davis Street in Lincolnton was charged Nov. 14…

Animal adoptions spike after release of kill list

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer The effectiveness of the steps being taken to make the Lincoln County Animal Shelter a no-kill shelter is unclear in the wake of the recent release of a list of 130 animals that were scheduled to be euthanized. On Nov. 3, Ryan Curry, assistant supervisor of…