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Sailor receives prestigious Navy award

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer From the streets of Lincoln County to the seas of the Mediterranean, Josh Umphress has encountered more countries and cultures through his United States military service over the last 12 years than most people do in a lifetime. Currently stationed in Naples, Italy, the West Lincoln…

Course teaches skills to visually impaired kids

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Another candidate files for city elections

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer Last week saw just one new candidate file for city office. Mary Frances White, a Democrat, on Wednesday officially threw her name in the race for the Ward I seat on the Lincolnton City Council. The owner of Ebony & White’s Funeral Service, White will challenge…

Instructional class offered for future caregivers

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LTN Staff Report The Cooperative Extension has teamed up with Lincoln County Senior Services to offer a class geared toward potential caregivers. The workshop, entitled “What Every Adult Child Should Know – Protecting Your Retirement and Other Financial Information for Family Caregivers,” is designed to provide information on how to…

Local agencies rescue dog from South Fork

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    ‘Harry’ euthanized as a result of injuries JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Lincolnton couple Jeff and Andie Gavin recently put their family dog to sleep after the 16-year-old animal suffered significant injuries this month after becoming trapped in a tree on the South Fork River, where heavy rains increased…

Heavy rains help some crops, hurt others

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Ray Gora / Lincoln Times-News In spite of the unusually wet season, Lineberger Berry Hill Farms has been productive overall, with very few problems due to the extensive rainfall. Here, Harold Lineberger holds some of the large, ripe Chickasaw blackberries his farm has been growing. JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Lincoln…

Man, teen stepson charged for nearly 5 pounds of pot

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A man and his teen stepson have been charged with possessing nearly five pounds of marijuana inside their northern Lincoln County home, deputies said. The bust occurred at a Benny Shrum Lane residence near the Lincoln-Catawba County line following a more than six-month long investigation, narcotics…

City Council to hear report on Hog Happenin’

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer A review of this year’s Hog Happenin’ is expected to be a topic of discussion during Thursday’s Lincolnton City Council meeting. The annual event, which took place more than a month ago on June 7 and 8, has proven to be a somewhat divisive subject in…

Dunkin’ Donuts eyeing eastern Lincoln County

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer Plans are currently in the works for a new Dunkin’ Donuts in eastern Lincoln County, with members of the public invited to share their input on the proposal during a community-involvement meeting Thursday. John Coughlin, who has the development rights for the Massachusetts-based chain in Lincoln…

Two teens, juvenile charged for Denver break-in

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Two Lincoln County teens including one juvenile broke into a Denver residence Sunday night, less than a year after the Sheriff’s Office said one of the suspects also targeted multiple tents at an area camp meeting facility. The 15-year-old juvenile, whom the Sheriff’s Office did not…