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Commissioners approve $2 million grant for communications center

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MATT CHAPMAN Staff Writer The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with the North Carolina 911 Board for the acceptance of a $2 million grant that will fund a portion of the construction of a new emergency communications center. According to County Manager Kelly Atkins, the project comes…

Pine Ridge Boys performing with Lowesville Gospel Concerts series

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MICHELLE T. BERNARD Staff Writer The Pine Ridge Boys will be returning to Lowesville Gospel Concerts on Saturday at 6 p.m. in a concert featuring new tunes from their recently released CD, “We are the Pine Ridge Boys.” This is the third time the Pine Ridge Boys have played at…

Veteran’s Day parade scheduled for Friday

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MICHELLE T. BERNARD Staff Writer The annual Lincoln County Veteran’s Day Parade will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday. The parade, which lines up at 10 a.m. on Water Street, begins at Flint Street and ends at the courthouse. Participants will include the Marine Corps League color guard, the ROTC…

Criminal Charges — 11-9-16

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Tommy Christopher Bivens, 35, of 1221 Betterbrook Ln. in Lincolnton was charged on Nov. 4 with one count of failure to appear. A $60,000 secured bond was set. Joshua Dominque Parker, 24, of 2495 Long Cir. in Iron Station was charged…

Around Town — 11-9-16

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TODAY Meeting The Environmental Review Board will meet at 3 p.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton.  For more information call (704) 736-8501. THURSDAY Holiday Harvest James Warren Citizen Center, located at 115 W Main St. in Lincolnton will host Lincoln County Cooperative Extension’s Holiday Harvest Indoor Market at 5 p.m.…

Lincoln County election results

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Results for contested local races:   Board of Commissioners (3) Anita McCall (R): 24,798 Rich Permenter (R): 22,125 Carrol Mitchem (R): 21,696 Elaine Jenkins (D): 13,854 Neil Underwood (D): 13,032   District Court Judge (27B) (includes Cleveland County) Meredith Shuford: 36,376 Justin Brackett: 35,767   Board of Education (At-Large) Heather Rhyne: 17,176 Andrew Dellinger: 11,943…

Senate candidate Deborah Ross makes Lincoln County visit

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MATT CHAPMAN Staff Writer Deborah Ross made a visit to the Lincoln County Democratic Party headquarters Monday afternoon, on the eve of Election Day. Ross, a Democrat and a former member of the North Carolina General Assembly and former director of the state chapter of the ACLU, is currently seeking…

Criminal Charges — 11-7-16

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Thomas Joseph Beiger, 68, of 3905 Frontier Ln. in Lincolnton was charged on Nov. 2 with one count of failure to appear. Michael David Gibson, 30, of 12411 Beatties Ford Rd. in Huntersville was charged on Nov. 2 with one count…

Around Town — 11-7-16

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TODAY Blood drive Cardinal Healthcare located at 931 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton will host a blood drive from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. For more information call (704) 732-7055. Prayer service The West Lincoln Charge will host “Prayers for Election Day” at 6 p.m. at Laurel Hill UMC, located…

Downtown Development Association to hire full-time, paid position

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MATT CHAPMAN Staff Writer The Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton held a meeting last week to discuss a focus for the future following the City of Lincolnton’s reorganization of the Business and Community Development department earlier this year. When former Business and Community Development director Vicki Davis announced her resignation…