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ELHS students to perform ‘Southern Hospitality’

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Child Advocacy Center faces budget cuts

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Lincoln County’s Child Advocacy Center and at least 20 other North Carolina nonprofit organizations focused on aiding abused and neglected children will be forced to close their doors this year if they can’t find additional financial assistance following the state’s more than $7 million…

Local Boys & Girls Club making progress

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   The Lincoln County chapter of the Boys & Girls Club could commence operations as soon as August, two years after organization officials said they started working on establishing a local unit. Lincoln County Unit Director Shaun Newton, currently an employee with the Department of…

Drug deal gone wrong leads to kidnapping charges

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Deputies have arrested three Catawba County teens and a fourth individual connected to a northern Lincoln County drug deal and kidnapping Thursday night, the Sheriff’s Office said. Taryn Suzzette Parrish, 18, and Bradley Ryan Good, 20, both of 2423 South N.C. 16 in Newton,…

Alpacas get a haircut at the ranch

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New downtown co-op caters to local artists

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  SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   A new co-op business aimed at helping local artists display and sell their work recently opened in downtown Lincolnton. East Main Street Artisans celebrated its official grand opening with the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce last week, though it first opened its doors in…

Local GOP gathers at Lincolnton High School

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Reality TV star visits Denver to raise funds for Texas explosion victims

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  LTN Staff Reports   Lincoln County residents will have the opportunity today to meet a reality show celebrity while simultaneously raising money for both injured first-responders and the families of victims who were killed in this month’s fatal fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. Tim Smith, star of the…

Empty NC plant turned into classic car showroom

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HICKORY (AP) — Revving up Hickory’s image as a travel destination could use some more horsepower, and Paramount Classic Cars and Trucks has that in abundance. The business is not brand new, but it now has a home in the former Clayton-Marcus furniture plant on Falling Creek Road. Inside the…

Deputies make 22 arrests in drug sweep

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Sheriff’s Office busts suspected dealers in ‘Operation 52 Pick Up’ JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies have added at least 22 more inmates to the detention center since Wednesday morning after knocking on county residences and handcuffing alleged drug offenders living inside. The effort was part of the…