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Sunday, August 14, 2022

This is the week for the 133rd annual Soldiers Reunion in downtown Newton. It begins with a cruise-in this Sunday evening (Aug. 14th).


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Body Worn Camera Video Released Regarding May 28th Incident
On Friday, August 12, 2022, a Superior Court Judge ruled that the body worn camera footage be released. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office welcomes both the release of the body worn camera footage and the SBI investigation.

Friday, August 12, 2022
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First Case Of Monkey Pox In Lincoln County
The first case of monkey pox has been reported in Lincoln County. That’s the word Thursday from community health manager Stephen Kegley of the Lincoln County Health Department.

Friday, August 12, 2022
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GBA Receives $200,000 State Appropriation
It’s some good news on the local economic scene, the Gaston Business Association recently received a $200,000 appropriation from the State of North Carolina to support high-impact education program enhancements in Gaston County’s education networks.

Friday, August 12, 2022
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Union School Student & Mother Killed in Wreck
A Monday afternoon wreck on Highway 27 near Asbury Church Road left a mother and son dead and the husband and father seriously injured.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
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Planning Board Gives O-K to Larger Lot Requirement
The Lincoln County Planning Board gave its approval, by a 7-1 vote, to a change in the UDO that will mean new homes  can only be built on lots of an acre or larger.  The change still needs approval from County Commissioners, and that's expected next Monday.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
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Two People Missing In Separate Incidents Located
Two people who went missing last week have been located, one in Charlotte and the other in Georgia.

Monday, August 8, 2022
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Three Hispanic Women Arrested On Fraud Charges
Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies have charged three Hispanic females with stealing a woman’s purse and using her credit cards to purchase gift cards.

Monday, August 8, 2022
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State News
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North Carolina is HPAI Free
North Carolina has been designated High Path Avian Influenza-free by the World Organization for Animal Health.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
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Gastonia Man Sentenced To Prison For Robbing A Convenience Store At Gunpoint
Davonte Everett, 24, of Gastonia, N.C. was sentenced today, Aug. 9, 2022, to 121 months in prison and five years of supervised release for the armed robbery of a convenience store in Charlotte.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
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Joint Public Awareness Campaign Focusing On Illegal Firearms
U.S. Attorney Dena J. King announced today, July 18, 2022, the launching of Think Again, an informational campaign aimed at educating the public on how to prevent illegal firearms from getting into the wrong hands.

Monday, July 18, 2022
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Former Catawba County Director Of Utilities Sentenced For Accepting Bribes
Barry Bryan Edwards, 66, of Hickory was sentenced Wednesday, July 15, 2022 to a year and a day in prison and one year of supervised release for accepting kickbacks and bribes from a private contractor.

Friday, July 15, 2022
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NC Budget Signed Into Law By Governor Cooper
North Carolina's state budget is now law.  The $28 billion budget approved by the General Assembly last week was signed by Governor Roy Cooper on Monday (July 11th).

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
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State Budget Approved
North Carolina's General Assembly approved a $28 billion state budget last week.  It now goes to Governor Roy Cooper, and whether he approves it or vetoes it, it appears likely to become law.

Sunday, July 10, 2022
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Hickory Man Is Sentenced To Nearly 20 Years In Prison On Drug & Gun Charges
Today, U.S. District Judge Kenneth D. Bell sentenced Koby Dale Tevepaugh, 32, of Hickory, N.C., to 235 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for drug trafficking and firearm offenses.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
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Religion
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1 Kings 18:37
Answer me, LORD, answer me, so these people will know that you...

Sunday, August 14, 2022
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1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or anything in the world...

Saturday, August 13, 2022
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Upcoming Church Events
Rock Springs Campmeeting, Balls Creek Campmeeting, Pet Vaccine Clinic, Gospel Concert, plus more upcoming events! Email your events to include them in our weekly Upcoming Church Events column.

Friday, August 12, 2022
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Campmeeting Time
It's Campmeeting time--with Rock Springs continuing this week and Ball's Creek and Tuckers still to come.

Friday, August 12, 2022
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1 John 5:13
I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God...

Friday, August 12, 2022
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John 1:1
In the beginning was the Word...

Thursday, August 11, 2022
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Lore Family Concert Is Aug. 13
The Lore Family and the Pine Ridge Boys will perform a free concert at the Vineyard Church in Lowesville on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
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Opinion
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Rookie
Today Judge tells a touching love story about finding a lost dog down a long country road and helping to return him to his owner.

Sunday, August 14, 2022
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About That Teacher Shortage
With school about to start for 2022-2023, there are teacher shortages all over.  Lincoln County Schools need 22 more certified teachers, Gaston County needs 80.  Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools were still 377 short as of Tuesday.  Dr. Mary Ann Wolf,  President and Executive Director of the Public School Forum of North Carolina says the biggest reason is pay.  While state legislators were patting themselves on the back for giving teachers a raise, Dr.Wolf says, it's just not enough.  

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
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Nothing Says VBS Like Popsicle Sticks, Cherry Kool-Aid
Recently, Southern Living Magazine ran an article about Vacation Bible School being a mark of growing up Southern. I disagree. Bible school was very much a part of my Midwestern upbringing, and I sense the same for other parts of the country.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
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Is Loosening Standards a Step in the Wrong Direction?
Most readers are by now familiar with Florida's decision to allow veterans and members of their families t become teachers in that state's schools with little or no education training.  In North Carolina, a debate has also surfaced on requirements for those involved in early childhood education.

Monday, August 8, 2022
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The Retirement Reality Check
Decades ago, there was a book entitled What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School. Perhaps someday, another book will appear to discuss certain aspects of the retirement experience that go unrecognized - the “fine print”, if you will.

Monday, August 8, 2022
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Many Questions---No Answers
When did America get so dysfunctional... She used to think the word dysfunctional... Dysfunctional was over used... Maybe misunderstood... But now she thinks it is underused...

Sunday, August 7, 2022
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Officers Shouldn't Have to Handle Some Situations
The bodycam video of two incidents involving Gastonia Police and a homeless man last October were released this week.  The incidents point up the need for a backup system for law enforcement officers, too often called upon to deal with situations they aren't prepared to handle.

Friday, July 29, 2022
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Sports
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Memorial Service Planned for Former Burns Coach Ron Greene
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Sunday (Aug. 14th) at 7:30 pm at Burns High School for former coach Ronald "Ron" Edwin Greene, of Old Stagecoach Road, Lawndale, who passed away Thursday at Atrium Health-Cleveland in Shelby.

Saturday, August 13, 2022
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Football & More
It's football season!

Thursday, August 11, 2022
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Post 100 Season Ends
They did all they could; they won their Thurday game handing Randolph Couinty their first loss in the state tournament, but the season came to an end Thursday night for Cherryville American Legion Post 100 baseball.

Friday, July 29, 2022
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Post 100 Wins Thursday
The Cherryville Post 100 American Legion baseball team did what they had to do--beat Randolph County Post 45 7-3; now they have to wait to see if it was enough.

Thursday, July 28, 2022
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Not a Good Night for Post 100
Defending state champs Fuquay-Varina blasted multiple Post 100 pitchers Wednesday night as the team from Cherryville fell 10-3 in their second game of the North Caroina American Legion baseball state tournament at Campbell University.  

Thursday, July 28, 2022
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WL Optimist 12U Team Headed to World Series
The West Lincoln Optimist 12u baseball team will play in the 2022 Dixie Youth Baseball  World Series at the Anderson Sports and Entertainment Center, located at 3027 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Anderson, SC, July 28th thru August 3rd.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
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post 100 Wins First Game in State AL Tournament
Cherryville Post 100 won its first game in pool play in the American Legion baseball state tournament Tuesday nigh.  They'll play Fuquay-Varina Post 116 Wednesday night at 7:30.  The final score Tuesday was 6-4.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
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Extras
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Today In History - August 14
Today in History in 1281 during Kublai Khan’s second invasion of Japan his invading Chinese fleet of 3,500 vessels disappeared in a typhoon near Japan; and in 1945 Victory over Japan Day, the Japanese surrendered and the end of World War II was announced.

Sunday, August 14, 2022
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Today In History - August 13
Today in History some notables born on this day: 1860, sharp shooter Annie Oakley; 1895 actor Bert Lahr (Cowardly Lion in Wizard of Oz); English director Alfred Hitchcock; and 1926 Fidel Castro, Cuban dictator/president.

Saturday, August 13, 2022
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Today In History - August 12
Today in History in 1851 Isaac Singer patented the sewing machine; in 1955 President Eisenhower raised the minimum wage from 75 cents to $1 an hour; and in 1964 Ian L. Fleming, British journalist/writer (James Bond), died at age 56.

Friday, August 12, 2022
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Today In History - August 11
Today in History in 1885 a $100,000 was raised in the United States for the pedestal for the Statue of Liberty; in 1919 the Green Bay Packers football club was founded by George Calhoun and Curly Lambeau - named after sponsor Indian Packing Company and in 1956 “Don’t Be Cruel” was released by Elvis Presley.

Thursday, August 11, 2022
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Today In History - August 10
Today in History in 1776 word of the United States Declaration of Independence reached England; in 1874  future 31st U.S. President Herbert Hoover was born in West Branch, Iowa; and in 1948 ABC entered network TV in New York with the debut of Candid Camera.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
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Today In History - August 9
Today in History in 1803 Robert Fulton tested his steam paddle-boat on the River Seine in France; in 1945 the U.S. dropped the second atomic bomb on Japan destroying part of Nagasaki; and in 1974 Richard Nixon resigned the U.S. presidency and V.P. Gerald Ford swears oath of office to become the 38th U.S. President.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
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Today In History - August 8
Today in History in 1786 the U.S. Congress adopts silver dollar and decimal system of money; and in 1974 U.S. President Richard Nixon announced he will resign his office on August 9 at 12 p.m.

Monday, August 8, 2022
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Community
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Current NCWORKS Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.

Sunday, August 14, 2022
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Old Soldiers Reunion
This is the week for the 133rd annual Soldiers Reunion in downtown Newton. It begins with a cruise-in this Sunday evening (Aug. 14th).

Saturday, August 13, 2022
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The Tryon Resolves
The Catawba Valley Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) held a commemoration Saturday near Bessemer City of the Tryon Resolves, adopted in August 1775, a prelude to the Declaration of Independence the following July.

Saturday, August 13, 2022
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Peeler Honored by ElectriCities
Steve Peeler, Lincolnton's long-time Public Works & Electrical Utilities Director, was honored this week by ElectriCities with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Saturday, August 13, 2022
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Anaia Mayner Is 2022 Apple Queen
Although this reporter attended the BPW's Miss Lincoln County Apple Queen pageant Saturday night (Aug. 8th) at the Citizens Center, I was unable to get many photos of our new Queen; so pageant director Erica Miller made it possible for me to meet with Anaia Mayner on Wednesday.

Friday, August 12, 2022
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Gaston County's 8th Confirmed Rabies Case Of 2022
On Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 12:50 p.m., Gaston County Police Animal Care and Enforcement was notified of a positive rabies specimen that was sent to the North Carolina State Lab on Saturday, August 6, 2022.

Thursday, August 11, 2022
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Discover The World Of Trucking!
Want to learn more about the early days of trucking? Now you can experience that for yourself, thanks to the educational exhibits that bring trucking alive at the C. Grier Beam Truck Museum in downtown Cherryville.

Thursday, August 11, 2022
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Free Admission Veterans, Active Military May 21 through September 5

Kandace Helms Memorial Five-K Registration

The Eastern Catawba County Hunger Walk Registration

Free Admission Veterans, Active Military May 21 through September 5

ECA Fried Apple Pies Available:

Kandace Helms Memorial Five-K Registration

The Eastern Catawba County Hunger Walk Registration

Free Admission Veterans, Active Military May 21 through September 5

ECA Fried Apple Pies Available:

Kandace Helms Memorial Five-K Registration

The Eastern Catawba County Hunger Walk Registration

Free Admission Veterans, Active Military May 21 through September 5

ECA Fried Apple Pies Available:

Kandace Helms Memorial Five-K Registration

The Eastern Catawba County Hunger Walk Registration

Free Admission Veterans, Active Military May 21 through September 5

ECA Fried Apple Pies Available:

Kandace Helms Memorial Five-K Registration

The Eastern Catawba County Hunger Walk Registration

Shelby Alive Summer Concert Series

Tucker's Grover Camp Meeting

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