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State uneployment rate dipped in October

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  ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer   North Carolina’s unemployment rate is on a downward slope. According to the North Carolina Department of Commerce, the state’s seasonally adjusted October unemployment rate was 8%, a 0.3% decline from September’s revised rate of 8.3%. October’s state unemployment rate is 1.4% lower than it…

Guerilla Poets mix medium with message

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer For the Guerilla Poets, the power of the word has become a way to inspire others and change lives. Each of the 10 members who comprise the pack, which branched off from local poetry group Poetry Lincolnton just last year, possesses multiple artistic talents, working on…

Christian Ministry fund starts fast

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Christian Ministry of Lincolnton collected nearly 10 percent of its targeted Christmas Fund total during the first week of donations, organization officials said. The nonprofit, located at 207 Poplar Street, hopes to gather at least $100,000 in financial donations during the six-week fundraiser. Funds not only…

Movin’ on

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’Stangs rout Maiden again By RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor DENVER –– As Damarius Valentine turned the corner and hit the gas, Cory Smith saw the only thing standing between his teammate and the end zone was a white jersey. Smith made the hit of his life, and from that point…

Wolves knock off Carver

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Lincolnton rides Roseboro to Round 3 BY DAN KIBLER Special to the LTN WINSTON-SALEM –– When things were really going poorly for Lincolnton’s football team on Friday night in a second-round game against Winston-Salem Carver in the NCHSAA state 2A playoffs, coach Scott Cloninger sicced his big, bad wolf on the…

NL boys stop Rebels

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By MICHAEL HUGHES LTN Correspondent VALE –– Friday’s early-season contests at West Lincoln showed that more work on the hardwood is needed before area basketball teams reach peak performance. In Friday’s varsity action among boys, visiting North Lincoln gave as much as it took in thumping the Rebels, 72-58. Knights…

Calendar — 11/25/13

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Upcoming games Basketball games begin with junior varsity, who start at 4 p.m., unless otherwise noted. North Lincoln does not have a JV girls team, so its games begin at 5 p.m. with the JV boys: Today No games scheduled Tuesday, Nov. 26 Basketball Maiden at N. Lincoln Draughn at…

Drug suspects still at-large in ‘Operation Top 40’

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is looking for nearly 20 suspects still at-large in the agency’s sixth drug operation since 2011. “Operation Top 40” commenced Wednesday after a 6 a.m. briefing, headed by Narcotics Lieutenant Jason Reid. He and fellow drug officers carried out a six-month-long…

New kid on the block, sort of

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Eaddy looking forward to serving as elected official ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer It has been almost three weeks since Lincolnton voters elected Martin Eaddy to serve on the City Council. New to the realm of politics, he knows his term will be challenging, and mistakes may be made. But he…

Local students named to All-American Marching Band

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      JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Two Lincoln County students were among only eight high schoolers across the state picked to play in this year’s United States Army All-American Marching Band. Students throughout the country will unite Jan. 4 on the Alamodome field in San Antonio, Texas, to play…