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Deputies: Maiden man sexually assaulted teen girl

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Barry George Fredell JENNA-LEY HARRISON
Staff Writer A 26-year-old felon is in court today on an accusation he inapropriately touched a teen girl last month, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies arrested Barry George Fredell, of 4132 Biggerstaff Road, on Friday. According to the arrest warrant, the Sheriff’s Office said,…

Board of Ed. to consider plans for Asbury, ELHS projects

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  ELIZABETH HEFFNER  Staff Writer   Lincoln County’s Board of Education members will discuss four Design-Build proposals for school renovations at their meeting Tuesday night. Last week, board members heard presentations from firms G.L. Wilson Building Company of Statesville, Matthews Construction of Conover, R.J. Leeper Construction of Charlotte and Hickory…

Walk like a champion

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    Local boxer aims at pro career, positive influence   MICHAEL GEBELEIN Managing Editor Kenneth Nixon, III was destined to be a boxer. His grandfather and great uncle were both Navy boxers and his brother, J.R. Young, fought professionally. Now Nixon, 23, is carrying on the family tradition. He…

County woman charged with dog theft

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   The same day the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release asking the public’s help in locating an alleged dog thief, the suspect turned herself in, deputies said. Dana Jacobs Hartness, 36, of 253 N. N.C. 16, Apt. 11, is accused of stealing…

Slave narratives come alive at Cultural Center

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    JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   The narratives of a number of North Carolina African-American slaves were brought to life on the Lincoln Cultural Center stage Friday night. As area citizens, including Lincoln County Coalition of Churches Director Ola Mae Foster and Lincolnton playwright Earline Smith, read excerpts from…

Tillis takes local GOP straw poll

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  Staff report   Nearly 300 GOP supporters, candidates and elected officials met Saturday night at the historic Laboratory Mill for the annual GOP Lincoln Reagan Day Dinner. A straw poll was conducted at the beginning of the event, with the results tallied and announced prior to Tillis’ speech. The…

Ministry seeks to empower, assist through agriculture

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Two western Lincoln County couples hope to use their 25 acres of farm land to carry out their vision of sustainable agriculture, growing and sharing food with both area nonprofits and local neighborhood communities. The idea came from ministry work husband and wife missionaries…

In Their Own Words — City has challenges, successes

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  JEFF EMORY Guest Columnist Editor’s Note: The Times-News recently invited Lincoln County’s elected officials and civic leaders to periodically submit guest columns to appear on our opinion page. We’ve offered them the opportunity to share, with our readers, their thoughts on a topic of their choosing.   The City…

Editor’s Note — Let Boh’s story be a lesson

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MICHAEL GEBELEIN Managing Editor I’m glad Boh the German Shepherd was found unharmed, but his story should be a lesson to pet owners everywhere. Boh hangs around the Forest Lawn cemetery. He was allegedly stolen by someone in late February but was found in Birkdale in Huntersville on Thursday. Boh’s…

Top Dawg Challenge

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The Top Dawg Challenge wrestling tournament will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at West Lincoln High. The tournament is for schoolboy and younger and cadets and older divisions. Entry fee is $10 and you must have a valid USA Wrestling card to participate. For more information, contact coach…