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WLMS teacher, coach arrested on drug paraphernalia charge

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Staff report A West Lincoln Middle School teacher has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Tyler Ben Sain, 38, of 6881 Highway 27 West in Vale, was arrested by the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday following a traffic stop in July during which drug paraphernalia was allegedly found.…

Deputies make arrests in home break-ins

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Staff report Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office detectives have charged two people in connection with a string of home break-ins in eastern Lincoln County. The break-ins occurred at homes on Lowe’s Lane and Old Plank Road in Iron Station. The break-in at the home in the 1000 block of Lowe’s Lane…

Commissioners to vote on substantial EMS, public works purchases

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MATT CHAPMAN Staff Writer The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will convene this evening for its regular monthly meeting. The commissioners will deliver the deciding votes on three zoning hearings that took place two weeks ago to open the meeting. The planning board voted unanimously to recommend approval of all…

Vigil at Tucker’s Grove spreads message of love, unity

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MICHELLE T. BERNARD Staff Writer A community vigil was held Sunday evening under the arbor at Tucker’s Grove Campground to remember the deadly confrontations that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia last week between white supremacists and counter-protestors. Organized by the Coalition of Churches, the vigil was well attended by those who…

Harvest Moon Grille keeping ‘farm to table’ local

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MICHELLE T. BERNARD Staff Writer It’s been three years since Harvest Moon Grille opened in Lincolnton. Prior to opening the restaurant in Lincolnton, owner and head chef Cassie Parsons operated first a food truck and then a restaurant in the Dunhill Hotel in Charlotte. Parsons admits that it was a…

New principal joins Asbury Academy

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MICHELLE T. BERNARD Staff Writer A new principal will be greeting students at Asbury Academy in Lincolnton when the school year begins. Dr. Beth Penley is coming to Lincoln County Schools from the Iredell County school system. She started out her career as a school counselor. Most recently, she was…

Tucker’s Grove Camp Meeting begins

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MICHELLE T. BERNARD Staff Writer Tucker’s Grove Camp Meeting opened Friday with a newly restored arbor. Beams were replaced, if necessary, with beams that are from a similar period of time and the roof was raised several feet higher so people will no longer have to duck when entering the…

United Way prepares for annual ‘Day of Action’

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MATT CHAPMAN Staff Writer The United Way of Lincoln County will hold its annual “Day of Action” on Aug. 24 at the Asbury Resource Center in Lincolnton. “This is a national day of caring,” United Way of Lincoln County Executive Director Kathy Vinzant said. “The United Way slogan is ‘live…

Criminal Charges— 8-21-17

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Donna Zelma Cornelius, 72, of 4738 Webbs Chapel Church Rd. in Denver was charged August 17 with one count each of misdemeanor larceny and possessing stolen goods. A $2,000 secured bond was set. Shane Hocsak, 36, of 4192 Old Shelby Rd.…

Around Town— 8-21-17

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TUESDAY Support Group Carolina HealthCare System – Lincoln located on McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton will host a diabetes support group at 6 p.m. in the Dogwood Room of Lincoln Medical Plaza I. For more information call (980) 212-6046.…