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Advocates for Aqua: The Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation stands tall

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            PHIL PERRY Staff Writer   For the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, educating the community and serving as an advocate to protect the Catawba-Wateree River basin’s lakes, rivers and streams is an ongoing mission that takes a collective group of volunteers to execute. The Lake Norman…

Mohican Mills to close

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    PHIL PERRY Staff Writer A blow to the Lincolnton economy was sustained on Wednesday when Mohican Mills, Inc. and its parent company, Fab Industries, Corp., notified government agencies and employees via a press release that a decision has been made to close the doors. “Mohican Mills, once among…

Tips lead to drug arrests

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      Staff report   Three men were arrested on drug charges on Tuesday by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators following a call to the county’s Drug Tip Line. Deputies received tips about suspicious activity at a residence on Hawksnest Lane in Stanley, according to a press release.…

Lincoln Charter students present Holocaust museum

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  ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer   Eleven weeks of preparation by Lincoln Charter School seventh graders will culminate with a living museum for the public this weekend. The project, entitled “Remembering the Holocaust,” is part of the school’s World War II curriculum. While language arts classes have focused on The…

Hospital team wins Chamber’s adult spelling bee

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Numbers not adding up for county’s Home Health

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    ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer   A combination of factors presented at a Lincoln County Board of Commissioners budget workshop meeting on Wednesday morning may soon lead to the closure of the county’s Home Health department. Health Director Maggie Dollar summed up the meeting with a resonating sigh, before…

Pair found passed out at gas station, arrested for drugs

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      Staff report   A man and woman are facing drug charges after deputies allegedly found them passed out inside a vehicle at a gas station in western Lincoln County on Saturday. Whitney Doral Sain and Travis Shane Bivens were found in a vehicle parked in front of…

Downtown development inching closer to reality

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    PHIL PERRY Staff Writer   As the City of Lincolnton collectively anticipates a groundbreaking for three separate structures that would produce a total of 38 multi-family units in the downtown area, approval of the Smart Growth Incentive Grant offered by the city must be endorsed by county commissioners…

Search for missing woman comes up empty

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      Staff report   A Lincolnton woman is still missing after a search of several bodies of water and woods in and around Lincolnton by the Lincolnton Police Department and the Lincoln County Special Operations Team. The two groups searched the Clarks Creek water system and the South…

Denver doctor launches East Lincoln Wellness Foundation

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    PHIL PERRY Staff Writer   A Denver physician has launched a nonprofit to benefit those who struggle with the cost of medical attention and supplies within Lincoln County. The East Lincoln Wellness Foundation, a 501(c)3 charity, is aligning itself to make a difference in the lives of many…