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Two People Charged With Denver Convenience Store Robbery
Two people have been charged in connection with the September 18, 2020 robbery at the Murphy Express Convenience Store at 7120 Highway 73.

Monday, October 26, 2020
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Election Update
Be the end of the day this Monday (Oct. 26th) over half of all the registered voters in Lincoln County will have voted.  As of the beginning of Early Voting's final week, 23,210 people had voted during Early Voting, and 5,055 had filed absentee ballots either by mail or by returning them to the Elections Office.

Monday, October 26, 2020
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Lincoln County Middle Schools First Quarter Honor Roll
Lincoln County Schools proudly recognizes the A and A-B honor roll students for the first quarter in the middle schools for the 2020-2021 school year.

Sunday, October 25, 2020
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Burgin Develops Research Skills To Succeed In Medical School
Grace Burgin, 22, enrolled in Gardner-Webb University as a nursing student, but after studying fetal development and receiving encouragement from her professors and friends, she changed her major. The junior from Iron Station decided to pursue a degree in biology with a concentration in biomedical sciences. Her goal is to become an obstetrician/gynecologist.

Saturday, October 24, 2020
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Break-In Suspects Arrested Attempting To Leave The Scene
Deputies responding to a break-in alarm at O-Reilly’s Auto Parts at 367 N NC 16 Business around 3 a.m. today (October 23, 2020) discovered the front door glass had been shattered.

Friday, October 23, 2020
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School Board Election Update
The back-of-the-ballot races in this Fall's election include choosing four of seven seats on the Lincoln County Board of Education.  Voters have clear choices between the status quo (three incumbents are seeking re-election) or making changes.

Friday, October 23, 2020
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Hickory Suspect Arrested in Lincoln County
A Lincolnton man wanted in a Hickory shooting Thursday morning was apprehended by Lincoln County officers Thursday afternoon.

Friday, October 23, 2020
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State News
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For Those Behind On Their Bills, There Is HOPE
The COVID-19 pandemic has created financial hardships for many.  If you're behind on your rent or utility bills and meet the qualifications, you may be able to get help from the NC HOPE program.

Saturday, October 17, 2020
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No Health Insurance
With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing, 2020 is a year you don’t want to be without health insurance; but that's exactly where many North Carolinians find themselves.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
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Fire Prevention Week: Test Smoke Alarms, Practice Escape Plan
National Fire Prevention Week is October 4-10, and the American Red Cross of the Greater Carolinas Region urges residents to test their smoke alarms and practice their escape plan as home fires continue during COVID-19.

Monday, October 5, 2020
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LRU Offers Early, Affordable College Opportunities
To provide information about this program, Lenoir-Rhyne University will host a virtual information session at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, for high school juniors, high school seniors and their parents. Advance registration is required.

Saturday, October 3, 2020
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ELECTION UPDATE: Civitas Poll
The latest poll from Civitas puts the Presidential race in a dead heat in North Carolina, but Democrats lead in the race for Governor and US Senate, while Republican Mark Robinson appears ready to become NC's first black Lt. Governor.

Friday, October 2, 2020
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Random Acts Of Kindness
Lenoir-Rhyne University alumnus travels the nation helping strangers in memory of grandma.

Thursday, October 1, 2020
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Brevard Publics Works Director Charged With Illegal Disposal Of Hazardous Waster
The Criminal Indictment Charges Stem from the Alleged Improper Handling, Transportation and Storage of Lead-Contaminated Soil from the City’s Firing Range.

Friday, September 18, 2020
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Religion
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Carolina Caring Encourages Ringing Of Church Bells Nov. 1
Churches around the country will be ringing their bells following Sunday services on the first Sunday in November to recognize National Hospice Month. Please join in this national tradition by ringing bells, handbells, or chimes on Sunday, November 1.

Thursday, October 29, 2020
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Upcoming Church Events
Upcoming events to put on your calendar include church Trunk-or-Treats, festivals and more events in the weeks to come! Email your events to LH@lincolnherald.com.

Thursday, October 29, 2020
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2 Peter 3:8
But do not forget this one thing, dear friends...

Thursday, October 29, 2020
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Ecclesiastes 4:12
Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves...

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Psalms 19:1-2
The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands...

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Hebrews 10:23
Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess...

Monday, October 26, 2020
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Seasons Pass
I have truly enjoyed writing this column for the Lincolnton community. L Town is quintessential small-town America with a personality and culture all its own. Your deep roots here and close-knit ties to each other are admirable in a world where many people do not know their neighbors. 

Sunday, October 25, 2020
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Opinion
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Who Was That Masked Man?
Judge Orr's piece is a timely one considering the uptick in new cases of COVID-19 over the past two weeks. He uses an anecdote about the Lone Ranger from his youth to encourage people to continue to honor requests to wear masks in public.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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COVID-19 Update
The third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow.  Local, state, national and world figures are increasing...and the worst is yet to come.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Name-Calling Of Political Opponents
One author writing about it called it "The Campaign of the Century." It happened in California in 1934; and if you believe today's name-calling is troublesome, it's nothing compared to that election.

Monday, October 26, 2020
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Fear
As we get older and learn... We hope that we will have less... Less to fear... But in 2020 there is so much talk... Talk about fear...

Sunday, October 25, 2020
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President Trump Has Massive Rally In Gastonia
More than 23,000 enthusiastic supporters showed up for yet another of the President’s rock concert-like rallies in Gastonia on Wednesday at the Municipal Airport.  Photographers Bill Ward and Kirk Herbertson shared with us some of their photos from the rally.

Friday, October 23, 2020
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Home Builders Confident In Economic Rebound
To some, this may hardly feel like an economy headed for a bright future. But don’t tell that to home builders.

Monday, October 19, 2020
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Thanks First Responders
On August 16th of this year I unfortunately suffered a major heart event while at work. Thanks to the quick response and professionalism of Lincoln County's First Responders I am blessed to be alive today to write this letter of gratitude.

Monday, October 19, 2020
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Sports
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Barrineau's First-Half Goal Helps Lift Lees-McRae To Scrimmage Win
Freshman Taylor Barrineau of Iron Station, N.C. (East Lincoln High School) opened the game’s scoring with a break-away goal in the second minute of the contest off a long pass from junior Lexi Todd.

Saturday, October 24, 2020
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LCC Club Championships Held
The Lincoln Country Club held their annual Men’s Senior Club Championship (age 50 +) and the Ladies Club Championship this past weekend.

Monday, October 5, 2020
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Sports Briefs
Register for upcoming golf tournaments and a charity ride.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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NCHSAA Recognizes 2019-2020 Wells Fargo State Cup Winners
The award recognizes the high schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications. The 2019-2020 season was cut short, due to COVID-19, and therefore, no spring sports points were awarded in this year’s competition.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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South Fork Conference Announces Schedules
South Fork Conference Administrator Butch Parker held a news briefing Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 15th) at Maiden High School and announced the conference's plans for the 2020-2021 school year athletics.  One part of the announcements was an agreement that will put many games on internet video.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
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Fourth Annual Kandace Helms Run, Oct. 10-24
State-mandated virus-related restrictions are scotching or severely altering many events this year. Among them is the fourth annual Kandace Helms Run. The event of five kilometers won’t be held on a single day at a given time and place instead it will be up to individual runners to run when they want at any time between Oct. 10 and 24.

Monday, September 14, 2020
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Reeves Wins 2020 Men's Club Championship At LCC
The Lincoln Country Club held the 2020 Men’s Club Championship September 5-6 with Keith Reeves winning the tournament championship.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
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Extras
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Today In History - October 29
Today in History in 1929 the Stock Market crashed triggering the Great Depression; and in 1945 the first ball point pen went on sale 57 years after it was patented.

Thursday, October 29, 2020
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Today In History - October 28
Today in History in 1492 Christopher Columbus discovers Cuba and claims it for Spain; and in 1886 the Statue of Liberty was dedicated by U.S. President Grover Cleveland and the event was celebrated by the first confetti (ticker tape) parade in New York City.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Today In History - October 27
Today in History in 1858 Theodore Roosevelt, future 26th President of the United States was born in New York City, also on this same day in 1880 he married Alice Hathaway Lee, on his 22nd birthday.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Today In History - October 26
Today in History in 1952 - American singer and actress Hattie McDaniel passed away. She was best known for her role as Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939) for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, making her the first African American to win an Academy Award.

Monday, October 26, 2020
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Today In History - October 25
Today in History in 1780 John Hancock becomes the first Governor of Massachusetts; in 1775 Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 was first performed in Boston; and in 1924 the comic strip “Little Orphan Annie” was first published.

Sunday, October 25, 2020
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Today In History - October 24
Today in History in 1929 "Black Thursday", start of stock market crash, Dow Jones down 12.8%; and in 1962 Cuban missile crisis: US blockade of Cuba begins.

Saturday, October 24, 2020
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Today In History - October 23
Today in History in 1813 the Pacific Fur Company trading post in Oregon was turned over to the rival British North West Company who would dominate the fur trade for the next three decades; and in 1869 John Heisman, American pioneering football coach and trophy namesake was born in Cleveland, Ohio.

Friday, October 23, 2020
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Community
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Daylight Saving Time 2020 Ends Nov. 1
If you have a Smartphone you won’t have to worry about setting your clock back one hour Saturday night when you go to bed. But, if you still have an analog clock or watch you will have to manually set your timepiece.

Thursday, October 29, 2020
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GCM Launches Virtual Día de Muertos Celebration
Spotlighting arts, history, and Latinx culture, the Gaston County Museum has worked with a dedicated panel to provide a free and accessible resource for Día de Muertos 2020 October 31 - November 2.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Tri-County Animal Rescue Pets Of The Week
Due to COVID-19, our adoption process has changed.  HOWEVER, we will be in PetSmart this Saturday with our pets from noon to 4 p.m.  Please come out and visit!

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Community Involvement Meeting, Nov. 5
A community involvement meeting will be held on Thursday, November 5 in the lobby of the James W. Warren Citizens Center to provide information about the proposal to rezone 27 acres to permit a land-clearing and inert debris landfill with a disposal area two acres in size east of Camp Creek Road.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Habitat Groundbreaking In Stanley
Gaston County Habitat for Humanity held a groundbreaking for another Habitat home two weeks ago on Farmington Drive.  The home will be built in the Springfield community, about  7/10ths of a mile past Springfield School, just off the Stanley-Dallas Highway.

Monday, October 26, 2020
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Medicare Beneficiaries Reminded To Compare Plans During Open Enrollment
Get one-on-one help from your local SHIIP office by calling Lincoln County Senior Services at 704-732-9053. The Open Enrollment Period began on Oct. 15, 2020. Changes must be made by Dec. 7, 2020 to guarantee your coverage will begin without interruption on Jan. 1, 2021.

Monday, October 26, 2020
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Honoring A Fallen Marine
A fallen soldier was honored by the naming of a bridge in his honor last week in Stanley.

Monday, October 26, 2020
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