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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Approximately 250 Special Olympians participated in many events including the softball and tennis ball throw, the long jump, wheelchair races, walks, runs and many others.


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Renowned Vocalist Diane Thornton To Appear At Gaston College
Contralto Diane Thornton will perform a program of American art songs on the Dallas Campus of Gaston College on Tuesday, May 2. The program, entitled “A Sampling of American Art Songs with a Little ‘Twist,’” begins at 12:30 p.m. and is open to the public.

Sunday, April 30, 2017
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Two Injured In Saturday Wreck
Two men were seriously injured in a single vehicle wreck on Highway 73 Saturday morning.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Indivisible Group Holds Demonstration
A group called Indivisible of Lincoln County, best-known to most by its Facebook page, held a demonstration on the Courtsquare in Lincolnton Friday afternoon.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Catawba County Honors Employees With 25 Or More Years Of Service
Catawba County Government honored employees with 25 or more years of service at the annual Quarter Century Club lunch at Catawba Country Club on Thursday, April 27.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Local Response Teams Stage Mock Crash Scene For SLCA Students
SouthLake Christian Academy High School students received a lesson in traffic safety from the Huntersville Police Department on Wednesday, April 19.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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State News
E-State News
Court Orders Forfeiture Of Henderson County Residence
Since 2012, Owners of Property Used it to Illegally Distribute Oxycodone.

Friday, April 28, 2017
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N.C. Officials Urge Caution For Recreational Water Users From Sewer Overflows
The state Division of Water Resources urges caution for people recreating in rivers, lakes and other natural water bodies after statewide storm events resulted in localized flooding and contributed to sewer collection system overflows in several communities from the mountains to the coast.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Public Input Sought On Medicaid Reform; Sessions Scheduled Across The State
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeking additional public input on the transformation of the Medicaid and NC Health Choice programs (also known as “Medicaid Reform”). Ideas and comments can be submitted from April 25 to 11:59 p.m. on May 25, 2017.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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Curtis Hails Compromise On HB13
The North Carolina Senate Education Committee has reached a compromise on House Bill 13 that some, including Dr. David Curtis, Lincoln County state senator, say will preserve art, music and physical education teaching jobs while reducing class size.

Monday, April 24, 2017
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Governor Cooper To Help Launch State Environmental Initiatives For Earth Month
Governor Roy Cooper and the head of his environmental agency will celebrate Earth Month with the launch of a new high school curriculum aimed at teaching North Carolina school children about air quality.

Friday, April 21, 2017
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Religion
Worship Directory | E-Religion | Inspirational Reflections
Words That Worry Me
We all have them in our lives, certain words that worry us and make our lives miserable. It makes no difference how old you are, once you learn any language, you are going to hear some things that trouble your soul and rob your life of joy.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Church Events April 29 - May 5
Relay For Life Talent Show, Youth Group Luncheon, Concert, Revival and More!

Friday, April 28, 2017
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Changes
This week Dr. Spence talks about the changes we encounter in life and how God uses them to help us develop in our walk with Him.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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My Case For Christ
I just cried all the way through the movie “The Case for Christ” about a woman who becomes a Christian, and loses her life to find it. It was so close to my story, and I’m sure I’m not the only one. I share it now to encourage others in similar struggles.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Soup For The Selfish Soul
“Some people create their own storms, then get upset when it rains.” I recently saw this quote on Instagram, and with so little words, it spoke greatly to me. At first I thought, man, good thing I’m not a selfish person.

Monday, April 24, 2017
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Opinion
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In Support Of Relay For Life
Gastonia held its Relay for Life Friday night.  Lincolnton's event is next Friday (May 5th); East Lincoln on May 12th; Cleveland County, May 19th; and Catawba County, June 2nd. We urge your support of these events--raising money for the American Cancer Society.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Helping Others Become Better
As a leader, you’re expected to help other people around you become better: better at who they are, better at what they do, and better at how they do it.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Presidential Retirement Funding
Recent news articles again highlight the ridiculous Federal funding for former Presidents. Former President Obama will receive approximately $400,000 for delivering a single speech. This type of payment is not unique, as similar opportunities exist for all former Presidents, from Mr. Carter, through Mr. Obama.

Friday, April 28, 2017
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I Know A Guy
When you live in a small rural town, you tend to know a lot of people. Growing up, my cousin’s late husband, “Big Bill”, used to tell me, “yeah, I know a guy…” and I thought that he only had one friend.  I know a guy who hauls logs, one who will deliver mulch, one who will trim donkey hooves, and one owns a wrecker service.

Thursday, April 27, 2017
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Have You Seen 13 Reasons Why?
If you have not seen this story “13 Reason Why” on Netflix, I urge you to watch it, especially if you have children in school.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Sports
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Lincoln County Special Olympics A Great Success
Approximately 250 Special Olympians participated in many events including the softball and tennis ball throw, the long jump, wheelchair races, walks, runs and many others.

Sunday, April 30, 2017
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Lady Rebels Softball Conference Champs
The win yesterday moved their record to 14-6 overall and 11-3 in the conference.  This is their fourth straight SD-7 Conference Championship.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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10th Annual Heart Of A Champion Day May 20
LINCOLNTON, N.C. – Join with Carolinas HealthCare System for Heart of a Champion Day on Saturday, May 20. This event will be offering free sports physicals to student athletes. Online registration continues through May 14 for student athletes entering grades 9-12 for five Lincoln County Schools

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Hickory Police To Hold Special Olympics Benefit Events
“Run With The Law” is May 6 and the 20th Annual Golf Tournament is May 15. Pre-registration is underway for both events that will support Special Olympics of North Carolina.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Local Boys Win Basketball Tournament
A big proud shout out to the 7th Grade Hickory Elite AAU Basketball team who went undefeated at the Denver Nuggets Hoop Classic April 21-23 to become the 2017 champions.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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Extras
E-Extras | Today In History | Photo Gallery
Today In History - April 30
Today in History in 1789 George Washington was inaugurated as first President of the United States of America; in 1900 USA annexed Hawaii; and in 1904 the ice cream cone made its debut.

Sunday, April 30, 2017
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Today In History - April 29
Today in History in 1862 New Orleans fell to Union forces during the U.S. Civil War; in 1975 U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War comes to an end; and in 1990 Wrecking cranes began tearing down the Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Today In History - April 28
Today in History in 1770 Captain James Cook, aboard Endeavour, landed at Botany Bay in Australia; and in 1789 Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny on the HMS Bounty against its captain William Bligh.

Friday, April 28, 2017
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Today In History - April 27
Today in History in 1822  Union General and 18th U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant was born in Ohio; and in 1897 Grant’s Tomb was dedicated in New York City.

Thursday, April 27, 2017
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Today In History - April 26
Today in History in 1865 John Wilkes Booth, assassin, is shot dead near Bowling Green, Virginia; in 1931 Lou Gehrig hits a HR but is called out for passing a runner, mistake costs him AL home run crown; he and Babe Ruth tie for season; and in 1954 Nationwide test of Salk anti-polio vaccine began.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Community
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Workshops With Gaston County Cooperative Extension Office
The Gaston County NC State Cooperative Extension office has several May workshops coming up that may interest you.

Sunday, April 30, 2017
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April Terrific Kids Visited By Aladdin Cast
Iron Station Elementary School presented the April Terrific Kids with their certificates with members of the upcoming school production of Aladdin posing with them for photos. See Aladdin Tuesday, May 2 at 7 p.m. at the James. W. Warren Citizens Center.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Red Cross Urges Blood & Platelet Donation During Trauma Awareness Month
During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets in Burke, Catawba, Cleveland, Gastson and Lincoln Counties.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Tesla Quartet Wraps Up 2016-17 Concert Association Season
Praised for their “superb capacity to find the inner heart of everything they play, regardless of era, style or technical demand” the Tesla Quartet wrapped up the 2016-17 season for the Lincoln County Concert Association on Sunday, April 23 at the Lincoln Cultural Center.

Friday, April 28, 2017
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UMAR Reception Honors Artists
The walls in Fausto were lined with many of the paintings from the Arts on Main artists.

Friday, April 28, 2017
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