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Big Sweep gives Lake Norman a facelift

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City hopes to collect part of missing sewer revenue

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer The City of Lincolnton is preparing to take action against its delinquent utility customers. At the Oct. 2 City Council meeting, council members unanimously agreed to approve the use of a state debt collection program, which assists municipalities with collecting bad debts. According to City Finance…

Coke, heroin seized

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Staff report Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies seized nearly an ounce of heroin and a half-ounce of cocaine in two traffic stops on Saturday. Following a month-long investigation, members of the Sheriff’s Office narcotics division received information regarding individuals that were allegedly transporting narcotics from Charlotte to Lincoln County and…

Chamber embraces the Halloween spirit

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Union Fire Department marks 50 years of serving in West Lincoln

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer Though it was born out of necessity and tragedy, Union Fire Department has withstood the test of time and, on Saturday, it will celebrate 50 years of community service. Following the fire that destroyed Union High School in 1962, local residents of western Lincoln County got…

Curtis, Saine endorsed by NC Chamber

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Staff Report The North Carolina Chamber Political Action Committee (PAC) announced it has endorsed state Rep. Jason Saine and state Sen. David Curtis, and several other judicial and legislative candidates seeking election this fall, in a press release on Monday. Saine represents Lincoln County, referred to as District 97. Curtis’s…

Lide leaving county manager’s office

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer After five years of dedicated service to Lincoln County, Assistant County Manager Martha Lide is leaving her position. “Our move is totally related to my husband’s job,” she explained. “My husband’s employer has said ‘you need to come work at the headquarters,’ and so we have…

Candidate Survey: Clerk of Court

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Editor’s Note: The Lincoln Times-News, in an effort to inform our readership about the positions its potential elected officials take on different issues, submitted a series of questions to the two candidates for Clerk of Superior Court — Republican incumbent Fred Hatley and Democrat challenger Elaine Harmon. Their responses are…

Petition filed against voting hours

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer A group of Lincoln County residents filed a petition for judicial review with the Superior Court in Raleigh on Monday regarding the adoption of the county’s one-stop voting plan. Jane Morton, Richard Schou, Joanna Underwood, Neil Underwood and Evan Wise are listed as the petitioners, naming…

Iconic local artwork to be displayed at gallery

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Bud Ramseur’s work, seen on signs across Lincoln County, to be featured at Gallery 27 JACLYN ANTHONY LTN Staff Art and history lovers are in for a special treat on Friday. Retired sign-maker Bud Ramseur, whose work can still be found on buildings, in windows and along the roadsides of…