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Monday, February 19, 2018

The decision by the Lincoln County Board of Education to move the Schools Administrative Offices to what is now Battleground School may provide the final decision on the proposed Government Center.


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Lincoln County High Schools First Semester Honor Roll
Lincoln County Schools proudly recognizes the A and A-B honor roll students for the first semester in the high schools for the 2017-18 school year.

Sunday, February 18, 2018
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Pizzeria Open, Butcher Shop Coming
We told you months ago about two new businesses coming to downtown Lincolnton.  One of them, the GoodWood Pizzeria, opened this past week.  The other, The Meating Place, is expecting to open in mid-April.

Saturday, February 17, 2018
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Election Filing Update
As expected, Jason Munday filed Friday afternoon to become the fourth GOP candidate for Sheriff of Lincoln County in the March 8th primary election.  Earlier in the day, Rep. Jason Saine filed for re-election to the NC House.

Saturday, February 17, 2018
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Cleveland County Sheriff's Office Weekly Round-Up
The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office takes complaints of drug sales very seriously and requests that anyone with information on drug dealers in their neighborhood contact the Vice/Narcotics Division at 704-484-4987.

Friday, February 16, 2018
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More Candidates File For 2018 Election
More candidates filed Tuesday through Thursday of this week for the May 8th Primary Election.  Both Democrats and Republicans will have primary races to decide in Lincoln County, and all voters will be able to vote on a quarter-cent local sales tax increase.

Friday, February 16, 2018
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State News
E-State News
Forty-Four Arrested On Federal & State Charges In Coordinated Law Enforcement Takedown
Multiple teams of federal, state and local law enforcement agents and officers arrested 44 individuals over the course of the past two days, in a coordinated takedown that began early Monday morning with home addresses of Charlotte, Cherryville and Rock Hill.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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Three Men Sentenced To Prison On Various Drug Trafficking & Firearms Offenses
Joseph Howard Davis of Charlotte, Shea David Byrd of Lenoir  and Patrick Neal Bates of Hickory were sentenced to prison on various offenses.

Sunday, February 11, 2018
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Buncombe County Man Pleads Guilty To First Degree Murder
Seth Willis Pickering, 38, of Leicester, N.C. pleaded guilty Friday, February 9, 2018, to first-degree murder for killing his daughter, Lila Pickering, within the boundaries of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Saturday, February 10, 2018
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State May Delay K-3 Class Size Mandate
NC legislative leaders announced a compromise bill Thursday afternoon that will delay the implementation of the K-3 class size reductions and provide continuing state funding for programs including art, music, foreign language instruction and phys. ed.

Friday, February 09, 2018
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Carolinas HealthCare System Becomes Atrium Health
New name sets in motion the latest progression of a healthcare system committed to serving more patients and communities with world-class care.

Thursday, February 08, 2018
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Religion
Worship Directory | E-Religion | Inspirational Reflections
Matthew 25:26
Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink...

Monday, February 19, 2018
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Senior Citizen?
Last Wednesday was the first Community Lent Service at noon at First Methodist Church in downtown Lincolnton. We had a great turn out, and a holy time with the imposition of ashes on Ash Wednesday. It reminded us that we are dust and to dust we shall return. 

Sunday, February 18, 2018
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Matthew 20:28
Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served...

Sunday, February 18, 2018
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Truth About Commercials
Now that the Super Bowl is over, I am surprised how people were just as interested in watching the commercials as they were in actually watching the game.

Saturday, February 17, 2018
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2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come...

Saturday, February 17, 2018
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Opinion
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Tax Deductions Gone In 2018
Are the days of itemizing over? Not quite, but now that H.R. 1 (popularly called the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act) is the law, all kinds of itemized federal tax deductions have vanished.

Monday, February 19, 2018
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Single On Paper
She looked out the window... She sat and watched the snow... Slowly it fell... The snow was slower than her thoughts... Her brain raced... Flashback is often speedy...

Sunday, February 18, 2018
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It Is Time To Talk
As funerals are being held for those who died in this week's school shooting in Florida, some have said "let the families grieve, now is not the time to talk about gun control."  We think now is the time to talk about gun control--and more.
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Saturday, February 17, 2018
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If You Could Know...?
Occasionally, throughout history, people have stated that they suddenly had a sense that they needed to get their affairs in order.  They couldn’t explain how they knew, or why they knew – but they knew.

Friday, February 16, 2018
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Seasons Come & Seasons Go
Well folks this is not news... We have heard it many times... Once again I offer this thought... If you are unhappy... If you are happy... This too will pass... It has its season...

Sunday, February 11, 2018
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Sports
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Wolves Are Back-To-Back Conference Tournament Champs
For the 2A NCHSAA State Playoffs both Lincolnton teams have earned a home game for Tuesday, February 20.  The Mustangs are listed as the #3 overall seed and will play at home. Lincoln Charter has earned a bye for the first round in the 1A playoffs. 

Sunday, February 18, 2018
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Rebels Place Five At State 2A Individual Tournament
Nathan Hull (145) of West Lincoln won a 13-0 decision over David Veltri of Carrboro for his State Championship. Xander Pendergrass (132), Keaton Norman (138) and Canon Bridges (152) all finished in third-place in their respective weight classes during the consolation finals with Ricky Reynolds (120) finishing in fifth-place.

Sunday, February 18, 2018
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South Fork 2A Basketball All-Conference Players Named
East Lincoln’s Destiny Johnson and Sidney Dollar were named Players of the Year, girls Coach of the Year is Lincolnton’s Jimmy Carr with East Lincoln’s Jon Hancock named as the boys.

Saturday, February 17, 2018
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High School Basketball Tournament Scoreboard
In the South Fork 2A Lincolnton won in the championship game over East Lincoln, the Newton-Conover girls won over Lake Norman Charter. Lincoln Charter took home victories for both the boys and girls in the Southern Piedmont 1A.

Saturday, February 17, 2018
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1A & 2A Individual Wrestling Championship Semifinals Update
Latest update on area wrestlers in the 2018 NCHSAA 1A & 2A Individual Wrestling Championships taking place in Greensboro as of 8:15 p.m. Friday, February 16.

Saturday, February 17, 2018
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Extras
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Today In History - February 19
Today in History in 1878 Thomas Edison patented his gramophone; in 1924 actor Lee Marvin was born in New York City; and in 1945  the US 5th Fleet launched an invasion of Iwo Jima against the Japanese with 30,000 US Marines.

Monday, February 19, 2018
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Today In History - February 18
Today in History in 1503 Henry Tudor created the Prince of Wales; in 1885 “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” was published by Mark Twain; and in 1929 the first Academy Awards were announced.

Sunday, February 18, 2018
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Today In History - February 17
Today in History in 1621 Miles Standish was elected as the first commander of the Plymouth Colony; in 1865 Columbia, S.C. burned down during the Civil War; and in 1969 Golda Meir was sworn in as the first female prime minister of Israel.

Saturday, February 17, 2018
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Today In History - February 16
Today in History in 1741 Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine begins publishing; in 1923 Howard Carter opens the inner burial chamber of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen's tomb and finds the sarcophagus; and in 1968 Elvis Presley received a gold record for "How Great Thou Art."

Friday, February 16, 2018
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Today In History - February 15
Today in History in 1764 a French trading post was founded in what is now St. Louis, Missouri by Pierre Laclade Ligue; in 1898 the USS Maine sank in Havana Harbor; and in 1910 the Boy Scouts of America were founded.

Thursday, February 15, 2018
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Community
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Adult Spelling Bee Buzzing In March 27; Enter By March 9
Participation in the Adult Spelling Bee is a fine way to support both the Chamber and education in Lincoln County, while promoting your business and enjoying an exciting evening of competition.

Monday, February 19, 2018
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Changing Plans
The decision by the Lincoln County Board of Education to move the Schools Administrative Offices to what is now Battleground School may provide the final decision on the proposed Government Center.

Sunday, February 18, 2018
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Bridges Over Hoyle Creek Will Reopen This Year
Two bridges in Gaston County that have been closed for over two years will be reopening in 2018--one in just over a month and the other by the end of summer.

Sunday, February 18, 2018
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Free Firearms Safety Kits Available For Local Residents
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Denver Defense have formed a collaborative effort with Project ChildSafe, the nationwide firearms safety education program, to distribute free firearms safety kits to local residents.

Sunday, February 18, 2018
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This Weekend
The Special Olympics Polar Plunge Saturday morning at 10:30 at Betty Ross Park in Lincolnton is just one of many activities scheduled for this weekend in our area.  Here's a list of some.

Saturday, February 17, 2018
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Build, Bargain and Banquet Spaghetti Dinner Tickets

5K Royal Run Registration

Lincoln-Reagan Dinner Tickets

ACLC Lock-Up For The Arts

Enter Adult Spelling Bee

MerleFest On The Road Reservations

PBML Open Door Book Club

Unity Presbyterian Church Blood Drive

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Build, Bargain and Banquet Spaghetti Dinner Tickets

5K Royal Run Registration

Caregiver Workshops

Lincoln-Reagan Dinner Tickets

ACLC Lock-Up For The Arts

Enter Adult Spelling Bee

MerleFest On The Road Reservations

PBML Open Door Book Club

PQG Beginner Quilt Classes

LC Schools Kindergarten Registration/Entry Screening

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Build, Bargain and Banquet Spaghetti Dinner Tickets

5K Royal Run Registration

Lincoln-Reagan Dinner Tickets

ACLC Lock-Up For The Arts

Enter Adult Spelling Bee

MerleFest On The Road Reservations

PBML Open Door Book Club

Maiden Lions Club Meeting

LC Schools Kindergarten Registration/Entry Screening

2018 Polar Plunge-Hickory Registratio n

Build, Bargain and Banquet Spaghetti Dinner Tickets

5K Royal Run Registration

Lincoln-Reagan Dinner Tickets

ACLC Lock-Up For The Arts

Enter Adult Spelling Bee

MerleFest On The Road Reservations

PBML Open Door Book Club

Pulse Centers Grand Opening

LC Schools Kindergarten Registration/Entry Screening

2018 Polar Plunge-Hickory Registratio n

Build, Bargain and Banquet Spaghetti Dinner Tickets

5K Royal Run Registration

Lincoln-Reagan Dinner Tickets

ACLC Lock-Up For The Arts

Enter Adult Spelling Bee

MerleFest On The Road Reservations

PBML Open Door Book Club

Celebrate Recovery

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