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County considers new animal rules

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      ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer   The discussion of a potential animal services ordinance will make its way to a public hearing on April 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the James Warren Citizens Center. The ordinance, presented by animal services director Ron Rombs at Monday’s Board of Commissioners…

Search for missing Lincolnton woman continues

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  Staff report   The Lincolnton Police Department is seeking public assistance in locating a missing Lincolnton woman. Patricia Lynn Loveless, 62, has been missing since March 13. Loveless is a white female and is 5-foot-2 and weighs 98 lbs. with brown eyes and gray hair. She was last seen…

Commissioners to discuss office move, hold budget session

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    Staff report   The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners has announced two special called meetings to take place next week. On Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m., the board will meet to further discuss the potential relocation of the county’s court system and county offices. A potential $15 million…

Business Spotlight: RedBone Willy’s

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    ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer   It was a destructive natural disaster that set Glenda Miller on the path to owning multiple successful businesses. May 5, 1989 was anything but a pleasant Cinco de Mayo for residents of Georgia, Virginia and the Carolinas. Sixteen tornadoes made their way through…

Piedmont Companies could be first to receive grant

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  PHIL PERRY Staff Writer   An initiative adopted by Lincolnton’s City Council in January 2013 as an incentive for development and renovation within the city may soon see the light of day. Piedmont Companies has applied for the grant and, according to city officials, appears to meet the requirements…

Singing Convention hearkens back to a bygone era in music

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  ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer   Kathy Caudle is invested in the success of the Lincoln County Singing Convention. Literally. The retired Lincoln County nutrition director buys the books of shape note music used to accompany the participants in their two-hour monthly sessions. It’s an expense that runs her a…

Search continues for missing woman

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    Staff report   The Lincolnton Police Department is seeking public assistance in locating a missing Lincolnton woman. Patricia Lynn Loveless, 62, has been missing since March 13. Loveless is a white female and is 5-foot-2 and weighs 98 lbs. with brown eyes and gray hair. She was last…

Around Town — 3-20-15

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  SATURDAY Relay For Life Breakfast Crowell Memorial UMC, at 4018 Killian Road in Lincolnton, was host a Relay For Life Breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children. Church ballgame Tucker’s Grove Church and Tribe of Judah and Issachar will host a ball game…

Deputies: Man, 71, was drug supplier

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    Staff report   A 71-year-old Gaston County man has been accused of being a supplier of illegal prescription drugs in Lincoln County by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said they executed a buy-bust operation targeting Alvis Clatis Coon, of 101 Helen Avenue in Bessemer City, around 6…

Here’s to the volunteers

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