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Contact intensive surveillance officers Ted Overcash at (704) 732-2229 or David Carpenter at (704) 732-4784 or the Crime Stoppers hotline at (704) 736-8909 if you have information on the following criminal suspects. n James M. Wilson Wanted by the North Carolina Department of Correction on charges of assault on a…

Consignment shop offers bargains

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Sean Reinhardt, operator/manager of Consignment Savings, located at 2689 E. Main St., says he wants to breathe new life into the Boger City area. “I want to jazz this side of town up,” he said. And that’s exactly what he’s trying to do with the consignment shop he’s run for…

Volunteers restore log cabin

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Volunteers resorted to ancient building techniques in an effort to restore an old log cabin at Ramsour’s Mill in Lincolnton. The Lincoln County Historical Association sponsored the event, a joint effort with the Lincoln County Property Commission. Twelve volunteers came out this week to learn how to do chinking and…

University honors Godbold

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Gardner-Webb University has named its School of Business after a former Lincolnton resident, John Godbold. Local residents may remember Godbold as the first president of Lincoln Bank, which later became First Charter Bank and more recently, Fifth Third Bank. “I came to Lincolnton in 1983 to help start Lincoln Bank,”…

Art About Town supports local artists

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County is showcasing local artists’ work in venues around town. The showcase, Art About Town, gives the public a chance to view artwork from local artists. Peoples Bank, 1910 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, is presently displaying work by Gary Lee and Richard J. Stevenson.…

Grand Champion

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National Winners

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HAPPY TRAILS

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Coming Up

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n Foreclosure seminars: As foreclosures continue to rise locally and across the state, Lincoln County is scheduling seminars to help concerned homeowners. A seminar with financial experts is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. on Aug. 2 in Denver at the Shanklin Library branch. Another seminar will be held…

Lions Club Vision Van at Wal-Mart July 24

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The Lincolnton Lions Club and the Wal-Mart Vision Center in Lincolnton will co-sponsor the North Carolina Lions’ “See the 21st Century” Vision Van from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 24 in the Wal-Mart parking lot. There is no charge for individuals participating in the Vision Van eye screenings. The…