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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Spencer Stephens has earned the highest honor the Boy Scouts of America can bestow, the Eagle Scout. He’ll have his Eagle Scout investiture ceremony in the parish house of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Lincolnton, Jan. 28 at noon. Lunch will follow the ceremony. Please RSVP if you would like to attend.


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New Doctor's Office Proposal On Hold For Now
A proposed new medical building to replace an existing one near West Lincoln High School continues to be a hot topic.

Monday, January 23, 2017
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Concert Association Presents Masters Of Soul
February 5th is Super Bowl Sunday.  Lady Gaga will be featured in the halftime show; but perhaps many of our readers will find a concert in Lincolnton that afternoon more enjoyable.  The Lincoln Community Concert Association will present Masters of Soul, a Motown tribute.

Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Net OR Com?
The Lincoln Herald began reporting area news in 2012 as lincolnherald.net. We were .net for a very good reason: the web address lincolnherald.com was not available.

Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Guilty
A Gastonia man will spend life in prison after being convicted of first degree murder in the shooting death of his neighbor on New Year's Day of last year.

Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Possible Would-Be Jumper Closes Interstate
Gastonia Police shut down a portion of Interstate 85 in both directions briefly on Friday (Jan. 20th) to get a possible would-be jumper off the bridge over the interstate at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way.

Saturday, January 21, 2017
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State News
E-State News
BBB Releases 2016 Year-End Report
The Better Business Bureau released its annual report for 2016 for consumer activity related to businesses located in the BBB’s 20 county service area in the Southern Piedmont of N.C. and S.C.

Monday, January 23, 2017
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Timber Restoration Fund To Help Landowners Recover From Recent Disasters
Landowners in 93 North Carolina counties whose timber lands were damaged by Hurricane Matthew or wildfires last year may apply for state funds to help with tree planting costs.

Monday, January 23, 2017
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State Submits Report On Sulfur Dioxide Compliance In North Carolina
SO2 emissions from four major electric power plants are not causing violations of the air quality standard in surrounding areas. The plants include Duke Energy’s Mayo facility in Person County, Belews Creek in Stokes County, Marshall in Catawba County, and Allen in Gaston County.

Saturday, January 14, 2017
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Combating Human Trafficking; January Is National Prevention Month
In recognition of January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, United States Attorney Jill Westmoreland Rose highlighted the efforts of the U.S. Attorney’s Office to combat human trafficking and to raise awareness through community outreach, training and federal prosecutions.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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Flu On The Rise In North Carolina
Influenza activity and flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina as the peak of the 2016-17 flu season nears. Three influenza-associated deaths were reported during the week ending Dec. 31.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
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Religion
Worship Directory | E-Religion | Inspirational Reflections
Marksmen Gospel Bluegrass Group At Living Word, Jan. 28
Georgia-based gospel bluegrass group the Marksmen will perform Saturday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Waiting Spaces
Life is full of waiting…in traffic, offices, airports, grocery lines, phone lines. Then there are other kinds of waiting that are more than an annoying inconvenience…for medical reports, for "the one", for a baby's arrival, for so many answers to prayer.

Monday, January 23, 2017
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Learning From Victories Of The Past
Looking back as a way to learn from the past and to move forward into the future is not a bad thing. However, looking back and remaining in or reliving the past leaves us stuck and paralyzed.

Sunday, January 22, 2017
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No Crying In Baseball
I have been told that, "There is no crying in baseball," and I agree with that in principle. However, what do you do when baseball is over for the season? Can you at least whine and moan until the start of a new season?

Saturday, January 21, 2017
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True Friendship
If we were to look at the number of our “friends” on one of the social networking sites, it would appear that we have an abundance of them. However, if we are honest, most are not friends but acquaintances.

Friday, January 20, 2017
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Opinion
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Head Over Heels
Before she left for the trip, my daughter made a list of things she wanted to do while traveling.  I don’t seem to recall “ostrich riding” as one of the items on her rather lengthy list, but nonetheless, there she was…doing it.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Having A Baby: A Financial Checklist
The birth of your child will affect your taxes, insurance, budget, savings plan and everything else that comes with organizing your financial life. Here’s a handy checklist of financial items to take care of before and after your baby is born.

Monday, January 23, 2017
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Wear Fun Socks
For me, the holidays are filled with family gatherings, reunions, Christmas plays, year-end reports, month-end processes, goat deworming protocols and bonfires. There are speaking engagements, piñatas, compiling family calendars and knitting. And fun socks…did you expect any less?

Saturday, January 21, 2017
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A Nation Divided
This may make some people angry.  I've never let that stop me before, so why start now?

Friday, January 20, 2017
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A Youthful Adventure
In 1979 Butch was playing ball in the Carolina league for the Phillies. One night he and his two roommates were visiting another teammate. His roommates needed to borrow Butch’s car to run an errand and they didn’t return until about 1:30 in the morning.

Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Sports
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LMS New Year's Shootout Tournament Jan. 27-28
Don't forget the Second Annual New Year’s Shootout Basketball Tournament this Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28. Proceeds will benefit the school's soccer program.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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2016 CGAcers Hole-In-One Club Recap
One hundred and ninety one Carolinas Golf Association members submitted applications to the CGAcers club for holes-in-one in 2016 including Gerald Miller of Lincolnton, N.C., who made two holes-in-one on consecutive days at the Lincoln Country Club.

Monday, January 23, 2017
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Lincolnton Wins 88-75 Over North Gaston On Saturday
The Lincolnton Wolves basketball team won Saturday's home non-conference game against North Gaston by a score of 88-75.

Sunday, January 22, 2017
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High School Sports Roundup
Basketball scoreboard and wrestling results for area teams.

Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Mustangs Get Two Wins Over Trojans
The Lady Mustangs won by two points and the Mustangs exploded for a big win over the Bandys Trojans. Both Mustang teams are now 6-2 in the conference.

Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Extras
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Today In History - January 24
Today in History in 1679 King Charles II disbanded the English parliament; in 1899 the rubber heel was patented by Humphrey O’Sullivan; and in 1984 Apple Computer Inc. unveiled the Macintosh personal computer.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Today In History - January 23
Today in History in 1849 Mrs. Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman physician in the U.S.; in 1930 the George Washington Birthplace National Monument was established in Virginia; and in 1978 Sweden became the first nation in the world to ban aerosol sprays, believed to be damaging to earth's ozone layer.

Monday, January 23, 2017
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Now Showing At Carmike Cinemas
Here's the list of movies currently showing at Carmike Cinema 8, 2220 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton and some of the other movies now showing at Carmike Cinemas in Hickory & Shelby.

Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Today In History - January 22
Today in History in 1506  the first contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrived at the Vatican; in 1946 the U.S. President sets up the CIA, Central Intelligence Agency; and in 1968 Guy Fieri,  future television personality, author, game show host, and chef was born.

Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Today In History - January 21
Today in History in 1793 Louis XVI of France was executed by the guillotine in Paris; in 1903 the “Wizard of Oz” premiered in New York City; and in 1978 the Bee Gees’ “Saturday Night Fever” album went to #1 and stayed there for 24 weeks.

Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Community
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Fix It Free February Drawing Coming January 29
The Humane Society of Lincoln County along with Lincoln County Animal Services is announcing a special lottery to be held on Sunday, January 29, 2017. A total of 82 animals will be spayed or neutered for Lincoln County Residents free of charge through the Humane Society of Lincoln County.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Spencer Stephens Earns Eagle Scout Status
Spencer Stephens has earned the highest honor the Boy Scouts of America can bestow, the Eagle Scout. He’ll have his Eagle Scout investiture ceremony in the parish house of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Lincolnton, Jan. 28 at noon. Lunch will follow the ceremony. Please RSVP if you would like to attend.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Celebrating 100 Years Of Girl Scout Cookies
Girls from Scout Troop #02257 sponsored by Crouse United Methodist Church were busy selling cookies this weekend at the Walmart store in Cherryville.

Sunday, January 22, 2017
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This Week At The Lincoln County Library January 22-28
Check out the events happening this week: Story Times, Lego WeDo, Maker’s Club, Book Club, Fire Ant Prevention and Device Help Day.

Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Oscar Is Home
A dachshund who disappeared in the Iron Station area is back home.  It's a story with a happy ending.

Saturday, January 21, 2017
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CC Sheriffs Spring Citizens Academy Registration

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Susan Sharpe Memorial Camp Scholarship Applications

Fix It Free February

Walking Program At Lentz Gym

HCLC Relay For Life Talent Show Registration

Elite Miss Carolina Foothills Pageant Registration

REMC Basketball Scholarships Registration

CSC Field Trips And Program Guide Available

Free Diabetes Education Classes Registration

Asbury UMC Valentine Sweetheart Dinner Tickets

Lupus Walk Kickoff Rally

PBML Feng Shui Beginners Class

WWI Hometown Heroes Exhibit

CBCC Blood Drives January

11th Annual Lupus Mardi Gras Gala Tickets

CC Sheriffs Spring Citizens Academy Registration

Human Canvas: The Art of Tattoo Exhibit

Susan Sharpe Memorial Camp Scholarship Applications

Fix It Free February

Walking Program At Lentz Gym

HCLC Relay For Life Talent Show Registration

50 Shades: Black And White Photography Exhibit

Elite Miss Carolina Foothills Pageant Registration

REMC Basketball Scholarships Registration

CSC Field Trips And Program Guide Available

Free Diabetes Education Classes Registration

Asbury UMC Valentine Sweetheart Dinner Tickets

WWI Hometown Heroes Exhibit

CBCC Blood Drives January

11th Annual Lupus Mardi Gras Gala Tickets

CC Sheriffs Spring Citizens Academy Registration

Human Canvas: The Art of Tattoo Exhibit

Susan Sharpe Memorial Camp Scholarship Applications

Fix It Free February

Walking Program At Lentz Gym

HCLC Relay For Life Talent Show Registration

50 Shades: Black And White Photography Exhibit

Elite Miss Carolina Foothills Pageant Registration

REMC Basketball Scholarships Registration

CSC Field Trips And Program Guide Available

Free Diabetes Education Classes Registration

Asbury UMC Valentine Sweetheart Dinner Tickets

Lake Norman Covekeeper January Meeting

WWI Hometown Heroes Exhibit

CBCC Blood Drives January

11th Annual Lupus Mardi Gras Gala Tickets

CC Sheriffs Spring Citizens Academy Registration

Human Canvas: The Art of Tattoo Exhibit

Susan Sharpe Memorial Camp Scholarship Applications

Fix It Free February

LMS New Years Shootout Tournament

Walking Program At Lentz Gym

HCLC Relay For Life Talent Show Registration

50 Shades: Black And White Photography Exhibit

Elite Miss Carolina Foothills Pageant Registration

REMC Basketball Scholarships Registration

CSC Field Trips And Program Guide Available

Free Diabetes Education Classes Registration

Asbury UMC Valentine Sweetheart Dinner Tickets

Celebrate Recovery

WWI Hometown Heroes Exhibit

CBCC Blood Drives January

11th Annual Lupus Mardi Gras Gala Tickets

CC Sheriffs Spring Citizens Academy Registration

Human Canvas: The Art of Tattoo Exhibit

Susan Sharpe Memorial Camp Scholarship Applications

Fix It Free February

LMS New Years Shootout Tournament

HCLC Relay For Life Talent Show Registration

50 Shades: Black And White Photography Exhibit

Elite Miss Carolina Foothills Pageant Registration

REMC Basketball Scholarships Registration

CSC Field Trips And Program Guide Available

Free Diabetes Education Classes Registration

PBML Protect Your Identity Workshop And Shredding

Asbury UMC Valentine Sweetheart Dinner Tickets

Daniels Lutheran Country Breakfast

LCPR Running Group

Lowesville Gospel Concerts-Marksmen Bluegrass

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