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Burke Co. traffic nets Lincoln suspect

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A Lincoln County man wanted on several felony charges was arrested Monday following a traffic stop in Burke County. William “Mutt” James Morrison III, 49, of 1065 Horseshoe Lake Road, Lincolnton, was arrested in connection with an Aug. 31 break-in, Sheriff’s Detective Sally Dellinger said in a news release. Morrison…

Pilot missing after crash

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Authorities responded to an unusual crash over the weekend and its driver was no where to be found. Deputies were called the Lincoln County Airport on Sunday after an airport employee found a crashed plane at the end of runway #23, Sheriff’s Sgt. Jordan Cody said in a news release.…

Detectives: Footage on stolen video camera led to suspect

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A Lincolnton man accused of two thefts was arrested earlier this month after detectives say he failed to erase evidence from a stolen video camera. Joshua Jezreel Duncan, 20, of 1485 Drexall Lane, was arrested Oct. 8 on charges of obtaining property by false pretense, breaking and entering, larceny and…

Killian Farm Show offers history lesson on farming

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ABOVE: Delton Adams, 4-years-old, of Salisbury takes a shot at shelling corn the old-fashioned way at the 2009 Antique Tractor Show at Killian Farms in Denver. BELOW: Gary Grahl of Iron Station on an H-model Farmall tractor. He pulls a distance of 149.7 feet in the Super Modified Pull event.…

Ken Baker’s wine hobby leads to his new business

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Ken Baker has turned his hobby into a tasty business. The Iron Station resident opened Sweet Vine Winery in Denver two months ago. For now, Baker is selling commercially branded wines, such as Mondavi, ChocoVine, Greg Norman and Blackstone. But by the end of November, Baker plans to start selling…

Denver music store begins offering ‘green’ products

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Notable Music is going green. The Denver-based music store is one of the first of hundreds of music stores nationwide introducing Wheatware, which sells products manufactured from renewable crops grown in America. Wheatware products available at Notable Music range from drumsticks and guitar picks to picnic items and clothes hangers.…

Around Town 10/21/2009

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PUMPKIN PATCH The Boger City United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch will be open through Oct. 31. The pumpkin patch will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from Noon until 9 p.m. on Sundays. All proceeds will benefit the church’s mission ministry. COAT DRIVE The United Way…

Ken Rudisill honored

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Classes of 1927-1953

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United Way wants you to chow down

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The United Way of Lincoln County wants supporters to live united, eat united and give united. Today through Friday local restaurants will be participating in the United Way campaign. Customers will be given the option to donate to the United Way’s campaign at the six participating restaurants. Representatives from the…