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Man arrested for peeping at Wal-Mart

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Staff report A Forsyth County man has been accused of using his cellphone to take videos up an unsuspecting woman’s skirt at the Denver Wal-Mart. Trevor Chase Spaugh, 24, of 450 Lewisville Vienna Road in Lewisville, was charged on Monday with felony secret peeping by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.…

Criminal Charges — 5-13-15

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Criminal charges for May 13, 2015. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Angela Rene Martin, 28, of 659 Springs East Rd. in Lincolnton was charged May 8 with two counts of failure to comply and one count of failure to appear. A $320 secured bond was set.…

St. James basketball game to benefit PTA

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ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer For St. James Elementary principal Shanti Clancey, the matter is simple: learn to play basketball really well really quickly or face a pie in the, well, face. That’s what’s at stake when the school hosts a fifth grade versus faculty basketball game and auction at 6:30…

West Lincoln Area Council holds grand opening

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Lions Club to host ‘Adopt-a-Duck Derby’

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Staff report The first Lincolnton Lions Club “Adopt-A-Duck-Derby” fundraiser will be held on May 22 in the Betty Ross Park swimming pool, located at 800 South Madison Street in Lincolnton. Prior to the event, the Lions will give individuals, businesses and corporations the opportunity to adopt one or more of…

Around Town — 5-11-15

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Around Town Events MONDAY Coalition of Churches meeting The Coalition Of Churches will meet at Oaklawn School, located on Linden Street in Lincolnton, at 7 p.m.   TUESDAY LNRC meeting The Lincoln Natural Resources Committee (LNRC) will meet from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Senior Center, located at 514 South…

City Council approves naming rights for First Federal Park

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  PHIL PERRY Staff Writer Lincolnton’s City Council unanimously approved a motion to extend naming rights for the new city park that will be located at the “old depot” on North Poplar Street. First Federal Bank will make a $50,000 contribution up front and pay $5,000 annually for five years…

LTDA looks to put ideas into motion, beautify Exit 24

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PHIL PERRY Staff Writer For the board of the Lincolnton Tourism Development Authority, the inspiration for serving for the civic organization lies in the history of the city and the citizens that walk its streets. “Collectively, we are passionate about this city,” chairwoman Carol King said. “We want others to…

City Lunch patron remembered with free hot dogs from donor

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ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer Though he adored their hot dogs and fried chicken, Donald Goodson loved downtown Lincolnton’s City Lunch for the people more than anything. “Danny Hester, who is the register of deeds here in Lincolnton, told me ‘You know your daddy didn’t go there for the food. He…

Criminal Charges — 5-11-15

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and criminal charges: Cameron Jarell Friday, 22, of 1681 NC Hwy. 73 in Iron Station was charged May 6 with one count of failure to appear. Johnny Eugene Kearly, 45, of 230-2 Dirty Ankle Rd. in Lawndale was charged May 6…