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Judge’s ability to seek new term questioned

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  FRANK TAYLOR and SARAH LOWERY Times-News staff   A Lawndale man has challenged the right of District Court Judge Anna (Dina) Foster to seek re-election, claiming he has evidence that she no longer resides within District 27B, which includes Cleveland and Lincoln counties. Robert Alexander Williams cites Foster’s listed…

Deputies: Employees stole from food mart

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Two Lincoln County residents are accused of stealing money on more than 60 occasions from a Denver convenience store where they worked. Deputies said the incidents happened between Dec. 22 and early February at Triangle Food Mart on N.C. 16. Former employees, James Michael…

Game show to help fight child abuse

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Come on down — being a contestant at Lincoln County’s version of the Price is Right could earn you prices and raise funds to help protect children against abuse. “Strong families are our best defense against child abuse,” said Sherry Reinhardt, executive director for…

Not just playing with blocks

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Project has local 4-H’er headed to state science fair     AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer   After winning local and regional science competitions, 11-year-old 4-H member Devon Speckman is making a strong impression with his favorite building blocks being used as insulating material. He and his Legos are off to…

Info session on earning college credits in high school

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  AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer Gaston College will host a free information session for high school sophomores and juniors, 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday in room 127 at the Cochrane Building on the Lincolnton campus. Those attending will learn how to get an early start on college credits while still…

County likely to nix repairs to Oaklawn

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer Tonight’s meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners should see a final decision regarding what to do with the old Oaklawn facility in Lincolnton after many months of discussion. As the Times-News previously reported, commissioners met for a special work session March 12 to talk…

Hollywood shopped Vale for props

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Fence among many pieces purchased for ‘Hunger Games’ Breanne Church places an antique barrel on display at Splinters and Rags store in Vale, which provided numerous props for “The Hunger Games”. SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer If the fence on the movie screen this weekend looks familiar, there could be a…

Soup kitchen continues record-setting pace

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer The Lincolnton soup kitchen set a new record last year, keeping its doors open a straight 365 days. “We didn’t even miss a day for weather or ice storms,” Christian Ministry director Susan Brymer said. She even noted how a volunteer walked on foot in the…

Vocal champ

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Walk like a leprechaun

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