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Tuesday, July 5, 2022

There were many Independence Day celebrations.  Some began over a week earlier.  Cherryville celebrated on Friday; Maiden had its Independence Day parade Monday morning; so did the Westport community on Lake Norman.  Lincolnton had a parade and fireworks Monday night.  


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Independence Day
There were many Independence Day celebrations.  Some began over a week earlier.  Cherryville celebrated on Friday; Maiden had its Independence Day parade Monday morning; so did the Westport community on Lake Norman.  Lincolnton had a parade and fireworks Monday night.  

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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Two Men Charged With Passing Forged Checks At Same Business
Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives have charged two men with passing forged checks at the same business.

Monday, July 4, 2022
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Thieves Walk Away With Thousands Of Dollars Of Copper Wire
Lincoln County Sheriff Office detectives are investigating the theft from the Lowe’s Hardware in Denver of more than $7,000 worth of copper wire.

Monday, July 4, 2022
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LC School Nutrition Employees Celebrate Serving Children
The School Nutrition Association of North Carolina (SNA-NC) held its Annual Conference June 20-23, 2022 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. This is the 15th year that the Lincoln County Chapter has received this award for documenting the specified accomplishments and activities of the chapter for school year 2021-2022.

Saturday, July 2, 2022
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Much Economic Growth In Cherryville
The city of Cherryville is getting a facelift. That’s the word Wednesday from  the City of Cherryville’s downtown economic development director, David Day who discussed the city’s full-scale downtown revitalization efforts, including new water, sewer and gas lines, as well as a major streetscape improvement.

Friday, July 1, 2022
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Lincolnton at the Crossroads
The Lincolnton City Council approved one controversial rezoning request and denied another at their meeting Thursday night (June 30th).

Friday, July 1, 2022
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Happy Birthday, USA!
Monday July 4th is America's 246th birthday.  Celebrations have already begun and many are scheduled for this weekend.

Thursday, June 30, 2022
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State News
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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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Safety Tips to Follow When Extreme Heat Occurs
Millions of people will experience triple-digit temperatures this week, including people across North Carolina. Because extreme heat and humidity can be deadly, the American Red Cross offers steps you can take to help stay safe when the temperatures soar.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
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Alzheimer's Association Marks June As Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month
Six Things People Living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementia Want You to Know.

Thursday, June 2, 2022
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CDA&CS Lifts Poultry Show And Sale Suspension
The suspension of North Carolina poultry shows and public sales will be lifted as of Wednesday, June 1. All exhibitions, farm tours, shows, sales, flea markets, auction markets, swaps and meets pertaining to poultry and feathered fowl in North Carolina can resume.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
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Red Cross Issues Ways To Enjoy Your Summer Safely
How do you plan to enjoy this summer? Whether your plans include fun in the water, camping or grilling your favorites, the American Red Cross Greater Carolinas Region has some resources you can use to help you have a safe summer. 

Sunday, May 29, 2022
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NC MedAssist Celebrates 25 Years Of Dispensing Hope To NC Residents
NC MedAssist, the only statewide non-profit pharmacy in North Carolina, celebrates our 25th Anniversary of Dispensing Hope to the residents of North Carolina. We provide prescription and over-the-counter medications to our neighbors in need at no cost. We believe that no one should ever have to choose between purchasing food or buying their medicine.

Friday, May 27, 2022
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Got to Be NC Announces Contest for Young Singers
If you are (or know of) a talented young person who can sing, you may be interested in a contest being sponsored by the Got to Be NC agricultural program.

Friday, May 27, 2022
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Religion
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Proverbs 13:6
Righteousness guards the person of integrity...

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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Phillips & Banks To Perform July 9
Phillips and Banks, a Southern Gospel quartet, of Bristol, Tenn. will perform July 9 at 6 p.m. at The Vineyard Church of Lowesville. Also on the bill are the Dunns of Portsmouth, Va.

Monday, July 4, 2022
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Matthew 7:12
So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you...

Monday, July 4, 2022
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Being Christian Is More Than Just Saying So
This was not his regular "Refiner's Fire" but a message Rev. Dr. Spence sent to members of his church.  It needed to be said (for all our churches).

Sunday, July 3, 2022
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Psalms 90:12
Teach us to number our days...

Sunday, July 3, 2022
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Genesis 9:11
I establish my covenant with you...

Saturday, July 2, 2022
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Upcoming Church Events
July 4th Celebration on July 3, plus more upcoming events! Email your events to include in our weekly Upcoming Church Events column LH@lincolnherald.net.

Friday, July 1, 2022
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Opinion
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Friends And Friends
The word “friends” covers many thoughts... She was 80 now... She was sitting on her porch... Thinking about 80 years of friends... Now that was an interesting subject...

Sunday, July 3, 2022
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Congratulations on Your Retirement
Today (Friday July 1st) for the first time since November 2014, Kelly Atkins is not Lincoln County's County Manager. His retirement, after 32 years of service in a variety of positions, including the last eight as County Manager, became effective yesterday.

Friday, July 1, 2022
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Kelly Atkins: Letter to the Citizens
Kelly Atkins has served Lincoln County in various roles for over 31 years, the last eight of those as County Manager.  He is retiring from County employment effective this Thursday (June 30th).  When he announced his pending retirement in February, we suggested that rather than us talk about his time with the County, he express himself in a letter to the citizens.

Thursday, June 30, 2022
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Stars Aligned To Birth Two Music Legends 80 Years Ago
Apparently the stars were aligned in June 1942. As World War II blazed, two of the most legendary composers of our lifetime were born: Paul McCartney and Brian Wilson.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
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Couples Retiring On The Same Page
The Social Security Administration currently projects an average retirement of 18 years for a man and 21 years for a woman (assuming retirement at age 65). So, sharing the same vision of retirement (or at least respecting the difference in each other’s visions) seems crucial to retirement happiness.

Monday, June 27, 2022
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After-Thoughts on Roe v Wade
The US Supreme Court reversed a previous decision dating back to 1973 this past week, overturning a precedent set by the  Roe v Wade decision.

Sunday, June 26, 2022
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Air Travel Best Suited For The Birds
Recently, while I was checking in to a flight at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the security line stretched the length of the Departures lobby. After two years of COVID restrictions, folks are eager to get out of Dodge while the getting’s good.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
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Sports
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Christian Ministry Gears Up For Golf Tourney
Christian Ministry of Lincoln County is preparing now for its 27th annual benefit golf tournament to be held Aug. 13.  A letter about the tournament will be mailed out to ministry supporters on June 13, but anyone can help. Call or email the Ministry for more details. 

Saturday, June 11, 2022
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Sports Update
Cherryville came close.  They lost the first game of the NCHSAA 1A state championship series, but came back Saturday afternoon to win game two; and on Saturday night, they lost, but pushed Perquimmans, scoring two runs in the sixth inning and loading the bases in the seventh before falling 6-3.

Sunday, June 5, 2022
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CVCC Anglers Do Well at Alabama Tourney
Lane Bailey and Justin Eggers of Catawba Valley Community College placed 13th out of nearly 200 college teams at the 2022 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing championship in Florence, Alabama, last week.

Monday, May 30, 2022
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WFAC All-Conference Baseball
The Western Foothills Conference has announced its All-Conference selections for baseball.  North Lincoln, the regular season champions, got seven players chosen; while East Lincoln, who tied for second but made it further in the playoffs, got six.

Sunday, May 29, 2022
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Baseball
The baseball season came to an end for East Lincoln Saturday night as the Mustangs lost at China Grove to South Rowan by an 11-1 score.  Cherryville won its game with Union Academy to claim the Western Region 1A champiohship.

Sunday, May 29, 2022
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East Lincoln & Cherryville Play for Regional Championships
East Lincoln and Cherryville have Saturday night games that could put both teams in a state championshiip series next week.

Saturday, May 28, 2022
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Sports Update
Alive After Five wasn't the only washout from Thursday; the South Rowan at East Lincoln baseball game also got nixed by the weather.

Thursday, May 26, 2022
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Extras
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Today In History - July 5
Today in History in 1687 Isaac Newton’s work was published that outlines his laws of motion and universal gravitation; in 1919 Babe Ruth hits two homeruns in a game for his first of 72 times; and in 1927 Joe DiMaggio hit his first grand slammer.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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Today In History - July 4
Today in History in 1776 U.S. Congress proclaimed the Declaration of Independence and independence from Britain; in 1831 "America (My Country 'Tis of Thee)" was first sung in Boston; and in 1895 "America the Beautiful" was published by Katherine Lee Bates.

Monday, July 4, 2022
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Today In History - July 3
Today in History in 1567 explorer Samuel de Champlain was born and in 1608 Samuel de Champlain founded the city of Quebec on his birthday; in 1863 the largest battle ever fought on the American continent – Battle of Gettysburg, Pa. ended.

Sunday, July 3, 2022
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Today In History - July 2
Today in History in 1776  The Continental Congress resolved "these United Colonies are and of right ought to be Free and Independent States;” in 1843 an alligator fell from the sky in Charleston, S.C. during a thunderstorm; and in 1937 American NASCAR Driver  Richard Petty (Daytona 500 - 1979 & 81) was born in Level Cross, N.C.

Saturday, July 2, 2022
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Today In History - July 1
Today in History in 1836 U.S. President Andrew Jackson announced to Congress a bequest by James Smithson of 100,000 gold sovereigns to found an institution in Washington; and in 1898 Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders charge up San Juan Hill.

Friday, July 1, 2022
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Today In History - June 30
Today in History in 1936 Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone with the Wind" was published; in 1938 Superman first appears in DC Comics' Action Comics Series issue #1; and in 1977 Marvel Comics published the "Kiss Book" a tribute to the rock group Kiss.

Thursday, June 30, 2022
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Today In History - June 29
Today in History in 1534 Jacques Cartier discovered the Prince Edward Islands in Canada; in 1613 Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre burned down; and in 1861 Elizabeth Barrett Browning, British poet and writer died at age 55.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
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Independence Day
There were many Independence Day celebrations.  Some began over a week earlier.  Cherryville celebrated on Friday; Maiden had its Independence Day parade Monday morning; Lincolnton had a parade and fireworks Monday night.  In the Westport community on Lake Norman, the Monday morning parade honored veterans.  

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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Celebrate July 4th In Crouse!
Come celebrate the 4th of July in Crouse as the Crouse Fire Department hosts a variety of activities during the day. The events will be from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. with games, music, food and refreshments.

Friday, July 1, 2022
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Teaching Kids Household Responsibility
How do you raise responsible kids? According to childcare expert Kimberly Blaker, you gotta believe.

Friday, July 1, 2022
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Residential Wiring Class Amps Up Skills
You might say the buzz about this Gaston College program is positively electric. Taking a class to learn a skill became an opportunity for Deon Lewis to give his fellow Gaston College students a chance to see first-hand how that skill is applied on a large scale.

Friday, July 1, 2022
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Lanternflies Have Arrived In NC! Not Good News!!
My mother told me that if you don’t have anything good to say, don’t say anything. Therefore, I’m just going to write this article, and you will have to read it on your own. There is nothing good to say at this point.

Friday, July 1, 2022
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Statue of Liberty
This is the 52nd in  our continuing series of articles from the SAR and DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday in 2026.  As we celebrate America's 246th birthday this Monday, it seems an appropriate time to reflect on this particular piece of American history: the Statue of Liberty.

Friday, July 1, 2022
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National Night Out August 2 In Denver
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office along with other Lincoln County Public Safety agencies are gearing up for this year’s National Night Out to be held on August 2, 2022 from 5-9 p.m. at the Walmart in Denver.

Thursday, June 30, 2022
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