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Man cited for urinating on probation office

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    JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer     Police said a man relieved himself on the side of a public building Wednesday in broad daylight. Brandon Lee Roseberry, 28, of 1676 Acorn Ridge Trail in Lincolnton, was cited for defacing a public building by urinating on it. Officer Chad Lail…

Pair charged with stealing trucks

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    JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer     Deputies placed two men behind bars Monday for stealing two trucks and a trailer earlier this month from an eastern Lincoln County residence, the Sheriff’s Office said. Thomas Adam Vandiver, 23, of 840 Alexis High Shoals Road in Dallas, and Terry Eugene…

Highway Patrol begins ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign

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    JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   “Take that extra second or two, and put that seat belt on,” Trooper C. Casey said. He and other local officers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol are focusing this Memorial Day season on increasing seatbelt use as part of the agency’s…

Hollywood comes to Lincoln County

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      ‘Careful What You Wish For’ films scenes at the LTN offices     MICHAEL GEBELEIN News Editor     Production vans and films crews have been spotted in Lincoln County recently, and the offices of the Lincoln Times-News were no exception. Cast and crew for the film…

Theft report leads to fraud charges

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   A western Lincoln County man is accused of trying to defraud an insurance company by claiming his trailer and motorcycle were stolen in October, the Sheriff’s Office said. Shelby police told local deputies they found the items inside a Cleveland County storage facility on…

NLMS students create anti-bullying video

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Students and teachers at one Lincoln County middle school united earlier this spring to take a stand against bullying. For the second year in a row, North Lincoln Middle School has participated in Rachel’s Challenge, a nationwide effort to spread compassion and end bullying.…

Animal Services seeks foster homes, volunteers

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Lincoln County Animal Services is looking to increase the county’s number of foster homes. With only a handful of foster homes at the moment, Lincoln County is low on the totem pole when compared to neighboring counties’ average number of animal foster care facilities,…

Man charged for store robbery

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A Lincolnton store clerk told police a man threatened him and robbed the convenience store he was working in Tuesday before fleeing the property. Miles Robert Williams, 26, of 889 Acre Heights in Lincolnton, has been charged with one felony count of robbery with a dangerous…

Fire department receives state grant

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A recent state grant will allow at least one Lincoln County fire department to replace fire gear that is more than a decade old, fire officials said. The North Carolina Department of Insurance Office of the State Fire Marshal matched $30,000 in funds from South Fork…

Remembering the battle

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