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4 nabbed for vehicle break-ins

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer Three Cornelius men and one teen have been charged for a string of vehicle break-ins that recently took place in the eastern part of Lincoln County. According to a press release from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Dyante Siobhan Henley, 23, of 9728 Psalms Street, Andre…

Lincoln Theatre Guild to bring Broadway to Main Street

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer Residents of Lincoln County will soon get a taste of Broadway, as the Lincoln Theatre Guild presents Old and New – A Music Revue. Set to show Oct. 30, Nov. 1 and Nov. 2, local singers will bring the iconic New York theatre scene to life…

Local nurse named among top 100 in state

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer Kevin Johnson, an emergency room nurse at Carolinas Healthcare System–Lincoln, was recently selected as one of the Great 100 Nurses in North Carolina. Johnson was nominated for the honor with The Great 100, Inc. by the emergency department’s nurse manager, Cathy Mason. “I think it was…

Federal court delays part of NC voting law

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Staff report North Carolina voters will be able to participate in same-day registration and out-of-precinct provisional voting during this year’s election after a federal appeals court ruled that several sections of the state’s new voting regulations could not be implemented for the midterm election. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals…

Local folk artists ready for Sherrill’s Ford festival

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer The Lake Norman Folk Art Festival kicks off in Sherrill’s Ford on Saturday. For six years running, the festival has drawn artists from around the state and has showcased all sorts of artwork, including woodturning, pottery, sculpture, painting, furniture making and everything in between. Lincoln County…

Business Spotlight: Habibi Frozen Yogurt

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Frozen yogurt shop coming to Lincolnton’s Court Square ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Downtown Lincolnton visitors will soon be able to enjoy a sweet treat at Habibi Frozen Yogurt, an up-and-coming frozen yogurt parlor located on the city’s Court Square. The owner, Radwan Yousef, is the younger brother of Osama Yousef,…

Around Town — 10-3-14

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SATURDAY Indoor yard sale An indoor yard sale and bake sale will be at Messiah United Methodist Church from 8 a.m.–2 p.m. For more information, please call (704) 736 – 1988. LHS Class Reunion The Lincolnton High School Class of 1984 Reunion will be at Court Street Grille from 7-11…

Criminal Charges 10-3-14

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Gina Marie Trinidad, 34, of 1419 Branton Dive in Iron Station was charged September 30 with one count of failure to appear. A $500 secured bond was set. Tony McGale Henderson, 48, of 242 Hilltop Road in Lincolnton was charged September…

Division of Workforce Solutions Job Listings

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You must currently be registered with DWS to be referred on any of our jobs. Go to www.ncworks.gov to register or update an existing registration. Job listings for all of North Carolina may also be accessed. Call DWS, Lincolnton, (704) 735-8035, or come to the Lincoln County JobLink Career Center/DWS,…

Hesed House hosts cycling fundraiser

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer Organizers of the Assault on Hog Hill benefit ride are hoping that cyclists from around the region will come out in droves. The ride is the main fundraiser for Hesed House of Hope, the county’s only homeless shelter. Hesed House began in 2008 and was mostly…