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Famed Lincolnton physician retires

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Over the last three decades, one local doctor estimated that he has encountered more than 35,000 patients and delivered more than 7,500 babies. “I actually lost count,” Dr. John Chang said laughingly. Recently retired from the medical field, he sat down with the Lincoln Times-News on…

Couple charged with insurance fraud

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer An eastern Lincoln County couple attempted to illegally gain funds by hiding pricey possessions in a house closet and reporting the items as stolen with both the Sheriff’s Office and an insurance agency, deputies said. Scott and Rebecca Nazworth told officers on Nov. 30 that while…

Law enforcement sheds light on knife assault at Lincoln Charter Middle

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office recently released information about a teen accused of using a knife to assault a fellow student at an area school. The incident took place last month at Lincoln Charter School’s Lincolnton campus, located at 133 Eagle Nest Road, an agency report…

Commissioners hold zoning hearings

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Tensions were high at the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners’ meeting Monday night during a hearing regarding a zoning request for American Tower Corp. The company hopes to erect a 195-foot wireless telecommunications tower on Buffalo Shoals Road in the Ironton Township. American Tower attorney Pat…

Coming in from the cold

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Deputies bust first meth lab of 2014

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    JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives said they unearthed the first two meth labs of 2014 — one going up in flames — while investigating a case related to property crimes Friday on the county’s western end. Upon arriving on scene along N.C. 10 in Vale,…

Cemetary project unearths headstones, family’s history

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Ramsey family, LCHA preserving graveyard in Lincolnton JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer One South Carolina family with Lincoln County roots is on the hunt for long lost relatives’ graves at an abandoned county cemetery. With assistance from volunteers and employees with the Lincoln County Historical Association & Museum (LCHA), the Ramsey…

Commissioners to hear zoning requests

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Lincoln County’s Board of Commissioners expects to hear several public zoning requests tonight at their first meeting of the new year. American Tower Corporation is requesting a conditional use permit to erect a 195-foot wireless communications tower in the Ironton Township. The proposed site is on…

MinuteClinic opens at Lincolnton CVS

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Staff report A CVS pharmacy store in Lincolnton is now offering its customers health clinic services. The MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinic opened its doors last week at CVS pharmacy’s 1403 E Main Street location. According to a company press release, this is the 27th MinuteClinic established in the Charlotte area…

The artist at work at Gallery 27

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