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Rep. Saine says new committee assignments reflect areas of interest

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer N.C. Rep. Jason Saine, R-Lincoln, announced this week that he has been appointed to two committees by House Speaker Thom Tillis. These are in addition to the almost 10 on which he is already serving. The two new committees of which he will now be a…

Rebel homecoming parade

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County delays action on 500-acre plan

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Board divided over granting requests for sweepstakes centers SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners decided to delay taking action on the proposed Woodcock Farms small-area plan Monday night after nearby residents spoke out angrily against it at last week’s meeting. As the Times-News previously reported, the…

Deputies: Woman steals from patient, turns self in

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A Cherryville health care worker, accused of stealing and pawning items from one of her Lincoln County patients at two area pawn shops earlier this month, recently turned herself into the Magistrate’s Office, the Sheriff’s Office said. Laurie Ann Bowers, 33, of 2086 Highway 274, cared…

Track repairs ready for bidding

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AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer One-inch-deep cracks that present safety issues to runners, event areas that need work and less-than-safe bleachers will all be addressed over the next few weeks as the next phase in the renovation process at West Lincoln and Lincolnton High tracks gets under way. At Monday night’s…

Class to help women manage their own finances

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AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer A course designed to help women understand how to get more for their dollars will be offered through Lincoln County Cooperative Extension in October. Women of all ages and bank accounts are invited to sign up, no matter how much or little is known about finances,…

2 week ‘Litter Sweep’ an opportunity to spruce up

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is encouraging residents to focus the next two weeks on cleaning up their community as part of their biannual Litter Sweep effort. Every spring and fall, Parks and Recreation officials reach out to residents about picking up trash and making an…

Sheriff’s auction

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Rainy days in Lincolnton

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Judge candidate says he’s staying in race

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  Radeker says wife’s plea deal on federal fraud charges won’t stop him JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Retired Lincoln County assistant district attorney and District 27B judge candidate Gwynn Radeker told the Times-News on Friday he has no plans to cancel his current campaign and still stands in full support…