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Deputies: Drugs seized during response to Denver domestic dispute

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Deputies responded to an East Lincoln residence Tuesday morning regarding a domestic dispute, seizing marijuana and handcuffing multiple people, the Sheriff’s Office said. The incident occurred just before 5 a.m. at a home on the 6500 block of Todd Lane in Denver, according to a department…

State to resurface more than 24 miles of Lincoln Co. roads

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer More than 24 miles of roadways in Lincoln County are being resurfaced starting this month, thanks to a $2.9 million contract recently awarded for the repairs by the North Carolina Department of Transportation. In total, 24.2 miles of roads, including a stretch of N.C. 27 and…

The marvelous, wonderful world we live in

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CHARLES EUREY Guest columnist Some long while ago I wrote of my experiences in the Airforce during WWII. One of these was about my passage from the US to England, where I was stationed a while, before moving on to France. Fortunately, as airmen, we were able to fly to…

Criminal Charges — 10-24-12

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Dustin Allen Bowen, 26, of 1653 Shoal Rd. in Lincolnton was charged Oct. 19 with one count of driving while license revoked or disqualification non-support. An unknown cash bond was set. Kevin Lee Randall, 23, of 1399 Roseland Dr. in Lincolnton…

Lunch VIPs designed to encourage healthier school eating habits

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AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer In hopes of drawing awareness to healthier lunch options that schools across the county provide, Lincolnton Middle hosted an event last week to encourage eating cafeteria food. School Lunch Week ran Monday through Friday, various speakers passed through the LMS cafeteria, giving some students the opportunity…

Cooperative Extension seeks to boost test scores for ag students

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AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer The Poultry Science Department staff at N.C. State University (NCSU) wanted to know why some high school students in rural communities pursuing degrees in agriculture or life sciences were having a difficult time getting into four-year universities. The answer turned out to be ACT and SAT…

Boy Scout Jamboree

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Around Town — 10-24-12

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THURSDAY Diabetes meeting CMC-Lincoln will host a free guided grocery store tour 9 a.m. at Harris Teeter in Denver. The tour will be led by a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator. Call (980) 212-6006 for more information. Dementia meeting The Lincoln County Senior Center in Lincolnton will hold programs…

Obits 10-24-12

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Sidney William Mauney STANLEY — Sidney William Mauney, 72, died October 22, 2012 at the NC Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem. He was born in Richmond County; son of the late Roy W. and Ethel Snead Mauney, and was preceded in death by 2 brothers Ralph and Kenneth Mauney and 2…

Sheriff’s roundup targets 66 indicted drug suspects

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office unveiled its fourth and largest drug roundup in county history this morning following an indictment of more than 60 suspected drug dealers earlier this month. Arrests are expected to be continuing as the Times-News goes to press. While the…