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Shuford certified as juvenile court judge

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Cleveland and Lincoln County Judge Meredith Shuford, who now boasts her certification as a juvenile court judge for District 27B, plans to continue using her career field to protect the community’s “abused and neglected children,” she told the Times-News earlier this week. “Fighting for the most…

Soup bowls to aid Hospice

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United Way Kickoff speaker

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Autopsy: Blunt force to head killed victim

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  Release of documents makes some details in July 27 crime public for first time JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer At least one of the two victims in a July 27 double-homicide died from “blunt force trauma to the head” according to the North Carolina Chief Medical Examiner’s office in Chapel…

Soup event to benefit Hospice

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  AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer   Vegetable beef and potato soups will fill clay bowls Tuesday as a local pottery shop raises funds for the Hospice and Palliative Care of Lincoln County. Gary Lee, owner of Rising Sun Pottery in Lincolnton, hopes to sell all 357 hand-crafted bowls this year…

Studying science with everyday objects

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  Citizens Center hosts National 4-H Youth Science Day   AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer   Graham-cracker space machines, Lego bridges and remote-controlled night lights were being crafted last week at National 4-H Youth Science Day — an event that children across the nation were attending. More than 70 youth attended…

United Way campaign set to kick off Tuesday

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   United Way of Lincoln County will unveil its financial goal for the upcoming 2012-2013 fiscal year at its Annual Campaign Kick-Off Tuesday at the YMCA in Lincolnton. Last year, the organization sought to raise $345,000 for the area agencies it serves, according to Executive…

Events in October to focus on local industries

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  SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   The Lincoln Economic Development Association has kicked off its annual Industry Appreciation Month, with events planned throughout October to celebrate local businesses. The celebrations officially got under way with a signing of proclamations by both Lincolnton and Lincoln County officials on Oct. 1. Originally…

Teen charged with taking money from grocery store

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   A Lincolnton teen is accused of stealing money from the area grocery store where she worked, a police report said. Breanna Dameron, 17, of 1159 Buffalo Shoals Road, was charged Thursday with one felony count of larceny by employee and three felony counts of…

Magic of Krewe

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