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Library summer reading program kicks off soon

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer The Lincoln County Public Library will kick off its 2013 summer-reading program Tuesday night. The event, to be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton, will allow participants to sign up for the program while also featuring free food, music, games and…

Locals and visitors enjoy Hog Happenin’

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Head Q-Master Bobby Gwiazdzinski of Mount Holly’s Flame Master G’s Competition BBQ prepares his ribs on Saturday during the 2013 Hog Happenin’ in downtown Lincolnton.…

Hydac cuts ribbon at facility in Airlie Business Park

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    SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   Airlie Business Park’s first occupant is officially up and running. The Lincoln Economic Development Association hosted a ribbon-cutting celebration for Hydac Technology Corporation Wednesday morning to mark the official opening of its now-completed 54,000-square-foot facility in the Denver industrial park. The company has…

Boger City McDonald’s aiming for July opening

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  SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   The new McDonald’s restaurant currently under construction in Boger City has plans to be open by late July. Christine Laney, who handles marketing for the company regionally, said a grand-opening celebration is currently scheduled for Aug. 10 and that hiring is already underway. Ultimately,…

School’s out

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Berry blend pulled from store shelves

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  LTN Staff Report   A contaminated food product that was sold at Harris Teeter stores in North Carolina is prompting a recall after being linked to an outbreak of hepatitis A (HAV). While there are no reported cases in the state, public health officials are warning of the link…

City gearing up for Hog Happenin’

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    SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   The 13th annual Lincolnton Hog Happenin’ kicks off tonight, attracting bikers and barbecue lovers alike. An event that has brought crowds of up to 10,000 to the area, it functions as both a regional bike fest and a cook-off competition sanctioned by the…

New farmer’s market opens at DSS building

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    Staff report   A new farmer’s market has opened at the Lincoln County Department of Social Services building in Lincolnton, and it accepts SNAP and EBT benefits. The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service partnered with the DSS, the Lincoln County Health Department and the Community Transformation Grant Project to…

City budget approved amid controversy

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer Residents of Lincolnton can expect a new monthly charge of $10 for their garbage collection. The move was made in a split decision Monday night by the City Council, which approved the fiscal year 2013-2014 budget with a vote of 2-1. Council member Devin Rhyne, who…

Security cameras coming to Main Street

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MICHAEL GEBELEIN News Editor If you’re walking down Lincolnton’s Main Street in the near future, be sure to smile, because you might be on camera. The City Council unanimously approved a 10-year contract with the Lincolnton Police Department for the installation of security cameras on Main Street from Cedar Street…