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ELHS hosts Relay for Life

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Hundreds gather for all-night event JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Hundreds of area residents gathered together at East Lincoln High School’s Relay for Life event Friday evening to remember both the lives lost and lives saved from cancer in connection with the American Cancer Society’s 100th Birthday. “We pray for an…

Local pols attend Senior Center event

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer Lincoln County’s delegation to the North Carolina General Assembly was in town Friday for the Aging at Home Advocacy Day event at the Senior Center. N.C. Rep. Jason Saine and Sen. David Curtis were invited to attend the event, which is recognized statewide and designed, said…

Students to Adopt-a-Cop

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer The 24th Anniversary of the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Adopt-A-Cop picnic will take place Wednesday at Betty G. Ross Park in Lincolnton as the county’s 1,000-plus second-graders come together to spend time interacting and learning from local law enforcement officers, military personnel, firefighters and other first responders. The…

Rock Springs students raise $55,000

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Soldier’s homecoming surprises niece

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      JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Kaitlyn Parker, a second grader at Union Elementary School in Vale, thought her favorite uncle would be returning home from Kuwait on Saturday. But much to her surprise, he popped out of a school closet Wednesday in front of her entire class.…

School Board to interview four attorney candidates

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  SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer     The Lincoln County Board of Education will meet in a special-called session Monday evening to conduct interviews as part of its search for a new attorney. As the Times-News previously reported, School Board members said at their April 9 regular meeting that a…

Volunteer rescue squad faces unexpected closure

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON SARAH LOWERY Staff Writers   After serving Lincoln County for more than half a century, one volunteer technical-rescue service and backup ambulatory group has been ordered to cease operations by Sunday. Workers with Lincoln County Life-Saving Crew (LCLSC), stationed on North Academy Street in Lincolnton, were outraged…

Two men charged with separate sex offenses

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Deputies have charged two Iron Station men in connection with separate sex-related incidents involving teen girls last year, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said. Donnie Ray Carroll, 30, of 4776 East N.C. 27, faces one felony count of indecent liberties with a child after…

Two Lincoln County bridges to be repaired

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  SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   Two Lincoln County bridges are due to receive some upgrades following an announcement by the North Carolina Department of Transportation last week that a contract had been awarded for the work. The $4.4 million contract to Astron General Contracting Company of Jacksonville will allow…

Singer gets new liver

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   After waiting 11 years for a liver transplant, Don Herbert’s dream came true this spring. The Kannapolis resident and member of Conover-based Gospel group, Parable of Christ, who often plays venues throughout Lincoln and its surrounding counties along with several states up and down…