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NC Job Listings — 6-10-16

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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, or come to NC Works Career…

Criminal Charges — 6-10-16

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Candace Lynn Johnson, 23, of 3493 Dave Heafner Rd. in Crouse was charged on June 7 with one count of non-physical assault. A $1,000 bond was set. Cortney Lea Wilkinson, 22, of 6537 White Oak Farm Rd. in Cherryville was charged…

Jenkins won’t seek re-election to Lincoln County Board of Education

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MATT CHAPMAN Staff Writer Lincoln County Board of Education member Tony Jenkins has announced that he won’t seek re-election, meaning his District 4 seat will be up for grabs during the November election. Current board chairman Mark Mullen is seeking another term, but will give up his at-large position in…

Nashville artist Logan Brill sees concert as ‘homecoming’

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PHIL PERRY Senior Writer When Logan Brill takes the stage on June 25 for the Denver Area Business Association’s 16th annual East Lincoln Fireworks Festival, the Knoxville, Tennessee native sees the show as a homecoming of sorts. “I really do,” she said. “I absolutely love North Carolina. I have always…

Fundraiser scheduled for Lincolnton clock restoration

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PHIL PERRY Senior Writer A fundraising event has been scheduled to help raise money to restore a historic clock that once hung on Court Square in downtown Lincolnton. City Councilman Roby Jetton has spearheaded the effort to bring the timekeeper back to its rightful home in Court Square. “We have…

Aspiring Boger City firefighters face abilities test

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MATT CHAPMAN Staff Writer The Boger City Volunteer Fire Department, like many other small-town departments across the nation, is currently facing a shortage of manpower. Fire Chief Mitch Burgin relies mostly on volunteers, but is in the process of hiring two new full-time employees to round out his staff. The…

County approves budget, Denver development on the table

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PHIL PERRY Senior Writer Lincoln County commissioners approved the budget presented by County Manager Kelly Adkins on Monday night and, along with the planning board, heard a request to rezone 16.7 acres in eastern Lincoln County for a shopping center near the Denver Wal-Mart. For the 2017 budget, which totals…

Around Town — 6-8-16

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THURSDAY Senior games meeting An informational meeting will be held from 10 a.m. until noon at the Howards Creek Community Center, located at 494 Howard’s Creek School Rd. in Lincolnton for the Lincoln County Senior Games to be held in 2017. Meeting The Sons of Confederate Veterans, Gen R F…

Criminal Charges — 6-8-16

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Chad Larrington Stroupe, 43, of 108 Vista Park in Dallas was charged on June 3 with one count of failure to appear. A $500 secured bond was set. James William Canipe III, 22, of 6537 White Oak Farm Rd. in Cherryville…

Let There Be Brew: Lincolnton votes in craft breweries

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PHIL PERRY Senior Writer Lincolnton voters have passed a referendum that will allow craft breweries in the city limits. The City of Lincolnton ABC Referendum passed 486-120 on Tuesday. In May, Lincoln County commissioners voted to allow craft breweries in general business districts. Those businesses were previously only permitted in…