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Wreck cuts power lines

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A tractor-trailer driver had to be airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center Saturday following a wreck in Boger City. Randy Dean Green of 287 Hamby Mountain Road in Puryear was driving a tractor trailer west on East Main Street near Lithia Inn Road, according to police reports. A car driven by…

Masked-man wanted for armed robbery in Crouse

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the armed robbery of a Crouse convenience store that occurred Friday night. The robbery happened at Crouse Mini Mart, 2863 W. N.C. 150, according to a report from Lt. Ronnie Matthews, Detective Lester White and Detective Tim Johnson. A clerk there told authorities…

Arrest made in multiple car thefts

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A Cherryville man was arrested last week on charges stemming from motor vehicle thefts here and in other jurisdictions. Jonathan Stephen Price, 22, of 1409 E. Church St. in Cherryville was charged with larceny of a motor vehicle by Lincolnton Police. Police say Price allegedly test drove 1998 Jeep Grand…

Look at Lincoln

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The family of Brenda and Harvey Auton of Lincolnton were winners in WBTV’s “Weather in your Neighborhood” contest. Meteorologist Al Conklin broadcast the weather from a party in the Auton’s backyard on June 24. The event was catered by Sagebrush Steakhouse and Bruster’s Ice Cream. Contributed Photo…

Around Town 7/12/2004

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GOSPEL EXPLOSION The Greater Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church will present a gospel explosion at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Jim Warren Citizens Center. The cost is $10 and doors open at 3:30. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Tickets can be obtained from church members. A special gift will…

Boger City firefighters test skills in practice burn

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Volunteer firefighters from Boger City battled a blaze in an abandoned house on Friday night. After putting out the fire, the firefighters put hay in the building and started a new one as part of a training exercise. “This is not something they get to do everyday,” said Kevin Newell,…

Look at Lincoln

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Seven-year-old Kate Beckman enjoys a scoop of ice cream from Leslie Killian at the Peach Stand in Denver. Cindy Kale / LTN Photo…

Around Town 7/9/2004

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CHARTER SCHOOL BOARD MEETING The Lincoln Charter School Board will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at the Lincolnton campus. NL STUDENT PARKING PERMITS Student drivers who are attending North Lincoln High may purchase parking permits for the 2004-2005 school year according to the following schedule: July 14-15, Knight Pride members…

Creative juices flow at camp

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Stars are being born at the Lincoln County Cultural Theater. Drama camp students are learning the art of acting, improvisation and hitting someone in the face without hurting them. “When they come in they’re pretty hesitant and shy, but at the end of even the first day they come out…

Arrest made in theft ring

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Authorities have arrested a Stanley man in connection with a theft ring that goes back years and spans the state. Tim W. Dellinger, 43, of 7624 Oakview Lane is charged with 11 counts of felony possession of stolen property for his involvement in the case, which came to light July…