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Criminal Charges — 8-8-16

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Victoria Jade Gardner, 20, of 19 Dunn St. in Belmont was charged on August 4 with one count of failure to appear. Jeremy Dale Morgan, 29, of 1822 Grover St. in Gastonia was charged on August 4 with one count each…

Around Town — 8-8-16

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TODAY Meeting The Lincoln County Home Educators will host a meeting at the Charles R. Jonas Library, located at 306 W. Main St. in Lincolnton from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. to share information about home schooling and encourage those interested to meet our members and get involved. Meeting The…

Pointing fingers gets us nowhere

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PATRICK GANNON Syndicated Columnist “You started it.” “No, you started it.” “No, you did.” Sound like a fourth-grade playground quarrel? Certainly. Unfortunately, it also sounds like our state’s elected leaders over House Bill 2 and the recent federal appeals court ruling on the state’s voter ID legislation. In recent weeks,…

Don’t super-size the minimum wage

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ED FEULNER Guest Columnist Well, this isn’t a typical election year. Why should the perennial fight over the minimum wage be any different? We usually hear calls to raise it by a dollar or two. The current federal minimum wage is $7.25, so you’d expect advocates of a higher starting…

Hometown debates will inform voters

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JOHN HOOD Syndicated Columnist North Carolina is urbanizing — that much is certain. You can chart it in the economic data about population, income, and job creation. You can see it in the cranes that rise into the skylines of our largest cities. You can hear it as you travel…

GUEST VIEW — Shooting probe should be public

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Harnett Sheriff Wayne Coats says he wants “to build trust with the community and try to get back on track.” That’s why Coats gathered about 300 people on the lawn outside his office and the Harnett County Courthouse last week to pray for healing, peace, unity and support for law…

Criminal Charges — 8-5-16

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Eric Zachary Mason, 23, of 144 Lantern Ridge Dr. in Lincolnton was charged on July 31 with one count each of driving while impaired and displaying expired registration plate. A $1,000 secured bond was set. Christopher Michael Vicars, 31, of 1769…

Around Town — 8-5-16

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SATURDAY VBS St. Matthews Reformed Church, located at 4575 Maiden Hwy. in Maiden will host VBS Surf Shack from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Lunch is included and all ages are welcome. Please RSVP at (828) 428-9651. Country breakfast Shady Grove Baptist Church, located at 3240 Tryon Courthouse Rd. in…

Obituaries — 8-5-16

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Evelyn Irene Scott MAIDEN — Evelyn ‘Irene’ Helms Scott, age 91, of Maiden passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Carolinas Health Care System Lincoln. Born November 17, 1924 in Lincoln County she was the daughter of the late Charles Franklin Helms and the late Lelay Flowers Helms. In addition…

Chang and Eng: chapter two

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D.G. MARTIN Syndicated Columnist Sometimes a simple newspaper column can take its writer to surprising places. For instance, after my column on the Siamese Twins was published last month, I got a call from Henry Bunker who lives in Mebane. His brother, Fred, read the column and passed it to…