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Three Arrested in Murder
Gastonia Police have announced the arrest of three suspects in an alleged home invastion and murder.

Saturday, July 24, 2021
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Lincoln County COVID Update
Earlier Friday (July 23rd) the Gaston County Health Dept. provided a news release with which we noted that the Lincoln County Health Dept. had discontinued its biweekly reports on COVID-19 effective at the end of June.  A new report was issued later in the day on Friday.

Saturday, July 24, 2021
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COVID Cases, Hospitalizations Rise as Delta Variant Spreads
While no numbers have been reported for Lincoln County since the end of June, Gaston County issued a news release Friday (July 23rd):  cases of COVID-19 are increasing, and if more people don't get vaccinated now, there is a likelihood that new variants will develop--some of them perhaps more deadly.

Friday, July 23, 2021
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New Patrol Boat Launched Tuesday
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office held the Official Launching of its new Metal Shark 23 Relentless patrol boat Tuesday afternoon (July 20th) at the Beatty's Ford Access on Lake Norman.  




Wednesday, July 21, 2021
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To Mine or Not To Mine? That Remains the Question
Piedmont Lithium, a company headquartered in Belmont and originally founded in Australia, made a presentation to Gaston County Commissioners Tuesday evening about plans to mine spodumene, from which it would extract lithium, at a location near Cherryville.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
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Three Arrested for Burglary, Theft of Guns
Three people have been charged in the theft of firearms from a residence on Fran Avenue off Highway 150 just east of Lincolnton.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
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Drug Arrests
Sheriff's offices in Lincoln & Catawba counties reported drug arrests last week.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
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Vaccination Lottery Winners Announced
A Winston-Salem woman and a Wilmington student were announced as the first winners in North Carolina's Vaccination Lottery.

Monday, June 28, 2021
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$300 Extra Unemployment Money Will Continue
North Carolina will continue to give the unemployed an extra $300 in federal money after a House bill to eliminate the program was unanimously rejected in the NC Senate this week.  

Saturday, June 19, 2021
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DEQ Approves Duke Plan to Handle Coal Ash
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Waste Management issued a permit this week to allow Duke Energy to construct and operate the first of three new, lined onsite landfills at the Allen Steam Station near Belmont for the disposal of excavated coal ash.

Saturday, June 12, 2021
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Putting NC Back to Work Act
The NC General Assembly will likely finalize its approval of what is now called the Putting North Carolina Back to Work Act.  But will it?  Unemployment in our area is already very low--about the same as pre-pandemic.  

Sunday, June 6, 2021
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Unemployed Will Face More Requirements
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper didn't do what some other states have done--withdraw from federal unemployment assistance--but he did issue an Executive Order this week requiring those getting benefits to spend more time looking for work.

Saturday, May 22, 2021
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Religion
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Luke 6:35
But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back...

Sunday, July 25, 2021
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Golfing, Ice Cream Events for Christian Ministry
The time is drawing ever nearer for two big annual events for Christian Ministry of Lincoln County. 

Saturday, July 24, 2021
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Matthew 5:16
In the same way, let your light shine before others...

Saturday, July 24, 2021
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Proverbs 27:17
As iron sharpens iron...

Friday, July 23, 2021
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God's Love
The mission of Christ runs above all structures of government. It is preparing a new Kingdom of Heaven Family where God rules and God is love. God's love transcends our world.

Thursday, July 22, 2021
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Psalms 16:8
I keep my eyes always on the LORD...

Thursday, July 22, 2021
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Proverbs 18:10
The name of the Lord is a fortified tower...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
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Opinion
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Rules Are Unusable
WHAT CAN WE DO TO BRING BACK...
Bring back OUR old rules..


Saturday, July 24, 2021
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Governor Says Schools Should Require Masks
Maybe you haven't heard--but the pandemic is over!  Never mind those new cases of the delta variant.  Never mind that new cases of COVID-19 are increasing all across the country. Never mnd the 1,434 new cases reported for the day on Wednesday (July 21st) in North Carolina.

Thursday, July 22, 2021
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Surplus Supply of COVID Vaccine
You cannot force Americans to take the vaccine. It is a choice. But the illegals who cross our borders, do not  have a choice. Why not require all to be vaccinated at the border? 

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
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It's Veggie Drop Season

It’s that time of year when zucchinis and crooknecks and patty pans crowd the garden space.



Monday, July 19, 2021
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Legislative Report from Rep. Jason Saine
Here is the weekly update from NC State Representative Jason Saine.

Monday, July 19, 2021
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A Youthful Adventure
Butch said  he could have had it repaired the first day.  But then again, he wouldn’t have this funny story to tell.

Sunday, July 18, 2021
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Inflation Can Be a Scary Word
Inflation can be a scary word for people who are retired. It’s code for “prices are going up, but my income may stay the same.”

Monday, July 12, 2021
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Sports
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American Legion Baseball
UPDATE FRIDAY NIGHT: Cherryville Post 100 beat Rutherford County team 10-0 (5 innings) Friday night to win the Area IV championship.  Juniors won their game Friday afternoon over Morehead City 18-8.  Jrs. play Sat. 1 PM in state tournament at High Point.  State championship series begins Tues. at Fraley Field.

Friday, July 23, 2021
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Post 100 Wins Again
Cherryville Post 100 made it a clean sweep beating Mint Hill 9-0 Friday night.

Saturday, July 17, 2021
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Cherryville Leads Series 2-0
After winning the first game in a best of five series 10-2, Cherryville Post 100 added a win Thursday night at Fraley Field 8-5 and can advance in the playoffs with a win Friday evening.

Friday, July 16, 2021
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Legion Baseball
Cherryville Post 100 completed a sweep of the American Legion baseball playoff series with the Lincoln County Cardinals with a 12-2 win Sunday night (July 11th).

Monday, July 12, 2021
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Legion Baseball
Cherryville Post 100 took a two-game lead over the Lincoln County Cardinals in their best of five playoff series after a 3-0 at East Lincoln High School Saturday evening.

Sunday, July 11, 2021
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New Conference Names Announced
The days of the four Lincoln County Schools high school teams being in the same conference for athletics is over. It lasted all of four years.

Saturday, July 10, 2021
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Post 100 6, Cardinals 2
Cherryville Post 100 won the first game of a best of five playoff series against the Post 455 Lincoln County Cardinals Friday night (July 9th).  Game two of the series will be played Saturday at 7 PM at ELHS.

Saturday, July 10, 2021
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Today In History - July 24
Today in History in 1567 Mary Queen of Scots was forced to abdicate – her 1-year-old son became King James VI of Scots; in 1847 Brigham Young and his Mormon followers arrive at Salt Lake City, Utah; and in 1965 “Like a Rolling Stone” was released by Bob Dylan.

Saturday, July 24, 2021
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Today In History - July 23
Today in History in 1885 Ulysses S. Grant, 18th US President (1869-77) and Union general, dies in Mount McGregor, N.Y. at age 63; in 1925 N.Y. Yankee Lou Gehrig hits his first of 23 career grand slammers; and in 1973 President Richard M. Nixon refuses to release Watergate tapes.

Friday, July 23, 2021
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Today In History - July 22
Today in History in 1775 George Washington took command of the U.S. troops; in 1918 lightning killed 504 sheep in Utah’s Wasatch National Park; and in 1975 the U.S. House of Representatives voted to restore citizenship to General Robert E. Lee.

Thursday, July 22, 2021
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Today In History - July 21
Today in History in 365 Crete Earthquake followed by a tsunami allegedly destroyed Alexandria; in 1873 the Jesse James and James Younger gang held up their first train; and in 1969 Neil Armstrong stepped on the Moon.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
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Today In History - July 20
Today in History in 1881 Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull surrendered to US federal troops; in 1917 WW I draft lottery was held with #258 being drawn first; and in 1969 Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin from Apollo11 become first men on the Moon.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
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Today In History - July 19
Today in History in 1553 15-year-old Lady Jane Grey deposed as England's Queen after 9 days; in 1848 the first U.S. women’s rights convention was held in Seneca Falls, New York; and in 1984 Geraldine A. Ferraro won the Democratic Vice Presidential nomination.

Monday, July 19, 2021
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Today In History - July 18
Today in History in 1768 “Liberty Song” was America’s first patriotic song published; in 1864 President Lincoln asked for 500,000 volunteers for military service; and in 1938 Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan arrived in Ireland – he left New York for California.

Sunday, July 18, 2021
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Be Safe While Enjoying the Lake or River
Summertime means fun on the lake or at the river, but it can also mean tragedy due to drownings.

Saturday, July 24, 2021
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Things To See in Gaston County
Murals, the Thread Trail, a river island, a botanical garden..they're all a part of the scenery in Gaston County.

Saturday, July 24, 2021
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Lexi Underwood Is About to be Everywhere
Lexi Underwood is set to be a superstar.

Saturday, July 24, 2021
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Nicholas Heviner
In four years, we'll be celebrating America's 250th birthday.  Plans for that observance are well underway, and the Sons & Daughters of the American Revolution (SAR and DAR) are actively involved.  This week, the Lincoln Herald presents the twelfth in a series of articles about local patriots and events.

Saturday, July 24, 2021
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Christmas Play, Relay for Life Among Weekend Events
A 'Christmas in July' play ("Sanders Family Christmas") and the Relay for Life for Lincoln & Gaston counties top this weekend's list of area events.

Friday, July 23, 2021
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For Sale: One Courthouse
Lincoln County Commissioners and the Lincolnton City Council held a joint session Thursday afternoon (July 22nd) to hear from the UNC School of Govt. about the possibility of selling the old Lincoln County courthouse when the new one is occupied next year.

Thursday, July 22, 2021
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Current NCWORKS Jobs Available
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs. Go to www.ncworks.gov to register or update an existing registration. Job listings for all of North Carolina may also be accessed. Call NC Works Career Center, Lincolnton, 704.735.8035, or come to NC Works Career Center-Lincoln County, 529 N Aspen St., Lincolnton.

Thursday, July 22, 2021
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