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Cancer center set to open Mon.

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer Gastonia-based CaroMont Health’s new Lincoln Cancer Center will officially open to patients on Monday. As the Times-News previously reported, the 5,500-square-foot facility, located at 440 McAlister Road in Lincolnton, will provide radiation oncology treatment and services to Lincoln County residents, thereby reducing the amount of travel…

Armed robbers remain at large

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Domino’s employee injured, hospitalized after hold-up JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Police are on the lookout for two men who robbed the Domino’s Pizza in Lincolnton at gunpoint Sunday, injuring a store employee and sending him to the hospital, investigators said. The incident is the third armed robbery at a city…

Strike up the band

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Schools hire additional teachers for new year

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AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer Though Lincoln County said goodbye to 25 teachers last school year, the retirees made way for an even larger number of new local educators to try their hands at educating local children this year. Seventy additional teachers were hired on for the 2012-2013 school year, according…

Klassic Rides expands Denver facility, staff

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer Car-restoration shop Klassic Rides recently broke ground on an expansion to its Denver facility, a move necessitated by the bumper-to-bumper line of classic vehicles taking up its current space. “We were completely out of room,” owner Floyd West told the Times-News on Monday. West started the…

Week’s events focus on farming

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AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer “We want to get people involved, show them what agriculture is and what it adds to the county,” Lincoln County Cooperative Extension Agent for Agriculture Libby Yarber said. The county Cooperative Extension group is orchestrating Farm City Week this week, with a pancake breakfast on Tuesday,…

Making apple pies

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Vickie Schrum, Frances Hopkins and Joyce Peeler roll dough for apple pies on Tuesday at the Citizen’s Center in Lincolnton. Image courtesy of…

Leadership Lincoln accepting applications

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer Applications are now being accepted for those interested in taking part in the 2012-2013 Leadership Lincoln Class, a program designed by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce. The initiative was started locally in 1999 and has been modeled after similar programs in surrounding areas, Chamber President…

Street wins Apple Queen crown

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LHS senior wins scholarship pageant, plans to attend Duke JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Among a cheering crowd, low lights and dazzlingly designed evening gowns, pageant judges crowned Shanice Amber Street the  34th annual Miss Lincoln County Apple Queen Saturday night at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Just 16 years old,…

Police: Woman broke into, stole from murder site

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  JENNA-LEY HRRISON Staff Writer   Police have arrested a Lincolnton woman for stealing multiple items from the home of recently-murdered couple Mike and Bonnie Vincent, officers reported. Officers responded around late Tuesday to 1622 Broome Street in reference to a larceny, a police report said. Upon arriving on scene,…