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Snow scares creatures big, small

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I’ve decided my fear of snow and ice is natural. I’ve decided this based upon observing my small, black dog try to walk in eight inches of the stuff. At first she jumped around. It wasn’t really frolicking. It was more like “Get it off me! Get it off me!”…

Vale man crashes into flagpole on square

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Authorities say a West Lincoln man suffered a medical condition prior to crashing into a flagpole on Monday. Lincolnton Police responded to the Courthouse Square just after 11 a.m., when a man crashed his truck into a flagpole within the Courthouse grounds. Barry Alan Houser, 49, of Vale, was traveling…

Police give description of man wanted in holdup

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Authorities are on the lookout for a man who robbed a Lincolnton convenience store at gunpoint. Around 10:30 p.m. Jan. 27, a man entered the Kingsway #18, located at 1316 N. Aspen St., and demanded money from the register, Police Detective C.M. McGinley said. After seeing a semi-automatic handgun, the…

Cherryville man charged with touching young girl

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A Cherryville man was arrested last week after police said he inappropriately touched a young girl in a grocery store parking lot. Jason Michael Wells, 32, was arrested Friday in connection with a Jan. 12 incident at the Food Lion, Cherryville Police Lt. Mike Allred said. Police say that Wells…

Around Town 2/1/2010

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SCHOLARSHIP The Lincoln County Farmer Terracing Scholarship is available to all high school seniors in Lincoln County. Applications are available from high school guidance counselors and at the Extension Office. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. March 1. For more information, call the Cooperative Extension at (704) 736-8450. LHS…

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Engagement: Duren, Beard

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Dr. and Mrs. Jerry Duren of Stanley announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Nicole Duren to Adam McCall Beard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Todd Beard of Lincolnton. Kristen, a graduate of East Gaston High School, is currently attending Gaston College. She is employed by Touched By An Angel…

Detectives seek tips on trailer theft

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Detectives are asking for information on a person who took a utility trailer from an East Lincoln business last month. Around 7 a.m. Jan. 23, a 12-foot, black utility trailer was taken from Superior Power Products, located at 3840 N.C. 16 in Denver, Detective Matt Burgess said in a news…

Police seeking tips on hold-up

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Lincolnton Police are asking for information leading to the arrest of a man who robbed a convenience store Wednesday night. Around 11:23 p.m., a man entered the Kingsway #18, located at 1316 N. Aspen St., and demanded money from the register, Officer R. Harrington reported. A witness told police the…