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Register of Deeds puts records on the web

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   Lincoln County residents may now access all Register of Deeds books online, the office announced this week. The project has been ongoing for several years and has involved the scanning of all deed-book images, now available on the Lincoln County website (under the Register of…

Camp meeting caters to youth

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Organizers plan activities, games to keep kids engaged JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Denver residents Sunny Reeves and Julie Smith have been attending the Rock Springs Methodist Camp Meeting since birth. Now they both frequent the annual two-week spiritual revival with their husbands and children, hoping to make the experience as…

County gets update on impact from floods

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners was briefed Monday evening by Interim County Manager Martha Lide on the impact of the recent flooding disaster in the area. An estimated 9 to 12 inches of rain fell the weekend of July 27 and 28, resulting in multiple…

Plans for new Dunkin’ Donuts, shooting range moving ahead

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer Both a proposed indoor shooting range and a new Dunkin’ Donuts in eastern Lincoln County received unanimous support Monday night from the Planning Board, which will now bring its recommendation on the zoning cases before the Board of Commissioners at its next meeting. While there were…

East Lincoln Christian Ministry celebrates 30 years

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer East Lincoln Christian Ministry recently celebrated three decades of service to Lincoln County. President Laura Moore said the nonprofit organization, always bustling with activity throughout the year and currently assisting 300 families a month, celebrated its 30th anniversary with a special community Family Fun Day in…

McHenry meets with friendly crowd

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MICHAEL GEBELEIN News Editor “Elections have consequences.” Rep. Patrick McHenry made that statement at both the beginning and end of a town hall meeting in Lincolnton on Monday, during which he fielded questions from citizens from North Carolina’s 10th District about issues ranging from jobs and the economy to the…

Miller crowned 2013 Apple Queen

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Government officials, neighborhoods team up for National Night Out

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   The 30th Annual National Night Out event will take place Tuesday in Lincolnton. Neighborhoods throughout the city will unite and participate in block parties as various city and county officials and first responders travel from one location to the next to eat food, fellowship with…

Lincolnton a stop on state agricultural tour

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    SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer Lincolnton will be among the stops of a statewide tour designed to showcase North Carolina’s agricultural products. Hosted by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, the 2013 “Got to be NC” RV tour will be at the Wal-Mart in Lincolnton, on…

Rock Springs Camp Meeting

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