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Back to school backpack distribution lifts community

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PHIL PERRY Staff Writer For many parents, back to school means planning. Not in relation to scheduling, but in relation to budgeting on what many stretch to extreme to make ends meet. “My husband and I both work full time but we don’t make much money,” said Angie, a mother…

Taxpayer Bill of Rights might not make it into law, yet

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ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer At a legislative luncheon held at Lincolnton’s Homesteads Grill and Taphouse last week, state senator David Curtis teased the audience with early details of a proposal that would constitutionally drop income tax rates across North Carolina. That proposal, referred to as a Taxpayer Bill of Rights…

Criminal Charges — 8-14-15

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Criminal charges for August 14, 2015. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Robert Anthony Ilaria, 26, 449 Doves Crest Ct. in Stanley was charged August 10 with one count each of possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of a schedule IV controlled substance, possession of…

Around Town — 8-14-15

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Around town for August 14, 2015. SATURDAY Breakfast/yard sale The Springs East Rd. Church of God will host a breakfast and yard sale starting at 8 a.m. Back to school event Freedom Church, located at 125 E. Main St. in Lincolnton will host an all free back to school event…

NC WORKS JOB LISTINGS — 8-14-15

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Job listings for August 14, 2015. You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs. Go to www.ncworks.gov to register or update an existing registration. Job listings for all of North Carolina may also be accessed. Call NC Works Career Center, Lincolnton, 704.735.8035,…

Lincolnton man gets prison for child pornography

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Staff report A Lincoln County man was sentenced on Monday to 180 months in prison in U.S. District Court in Statesville for producing child pornography. Alexander Gonzales Solorzano, 28, of Lincolnton, will also serve a lifetime of supervised release and must register as a sex offender. According to the criminal…

Disbarred attorney files for bankruptcy

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ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer A day before Peter Capece was due to appear in Superior Court, the disbarred Denver attorney filed a joint petition with his wife, Kellee, for Chapter 7 bankruptcy Wednesday at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of North Carolina. Capece’s case was continued…

Mayes to enter Charlotte Broadcast Hall of Fame

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PHIL PERRY Staff Writer When the Charlotte Broadcast Hall of Fame inducts its inaugural class on Aug. 21, one Lincoln County resident and inductee plans to be present for the ceremony, despite a recent health scare that left him hospitalized for weeks. “It is a speed bump in the road,…

Deputies: Teens broke into Denver home

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Staff report The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has charged two teens with breaking into a home in eastern Lincoln County on July 24. Deputies said Glenn Allen Garris Jr., 18, of 14901 North Green Drive in Huntersville, and Austin Cooper Horn, 17, of 9504 Autumn Fire Avenue NW in Concord,…

Apartment complex gets OK from Lincolnton City Council

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PHIL PERRY Staff Writer Lincolnton’s City Council approved a rezoning request at a meeting on Thursday that will lead to the construction of a 200-unit apartment complex on Buffalo Shoals Road. The request came from Triangle Real Estate, regarding rezoning for a proposed 200-unit development to be located on the…