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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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LTDA aims to promote city, develop ideas

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    PHIL PERRY Staff Writer   The Lincolnton Tourism Development Authority held its second official meeting on Tuesday, and while the meeting focused on budgeting and planning, LTDA chair Carol King believes that the group that was sworn into action in late February has collective goals and no shortage…

Commissioners revisit solar farm fight

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  ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer   The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners attempted to justify its findings that a proposed solar farm near the Sailview neighborhood on Lake Norman would damage property values at its public meeting on Monday night. In 2013, the board ruled that Strata Solar couldn’t build…

McHenry pushes back against ammo ban

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      Staff report Rep. Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) introduced legislation on Monday to counter a recent move by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to restrict the manufacture and sale of popular rifle ammunition. The Ammunition and Firearms Protection Act “would prevent the ATF from proposing…