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Police Seeking Information On Two Homicides
Gastonia Police are asking for help from the public in their investigation of two homicides in that city.  

Monday, April 12, 2021
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Vaccination Update
Need to get vaccinated against COVID?  Here's info on clinics this week.

Monday, April 12, 2021
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Two Missing
Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating two unrelated missing person cases.

Saturday, April 10, 2021
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Arrested For 2019 Break=ins
A Catawba County man has been charged with breaking into mini-storage units in Lincoln County in 2019.

Saturday, April 10, 2021
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Commissioners Talk Budget
Lincoln County Commissioners held another budget workshop Friday (April 9th) and laid the groundwork for a budget presentation at their first Monday in May meeting.

Friday, April 9, 2021
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Police Seek Help With Missing Person Case
Gaston County Police are asking the public for help in locating a woman missing since March 27th.

Friday, April 9, 2021
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Lincolnton Man Drowns In Pool
An older Lincolnton man known to have balance issues apparently drowned in the pool at his residence Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, April 8, 2021
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Vaccinate Your Horse Now For EEE
While humans are getting their COVID shots, it's a good time to make sure your animals are also vaccinated against diseases that affect them.

Saturday, April 3, 2021
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Sen. Thom Tillis Has Cancer
North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis announced Monday that he has prostate cancer. Tillis said his cancer was detected early during his annual physical. He will have surgery next week and is expected to fully recover.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
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Survey Scam Is Back With A COVID-19 Twist
Did you receive a text with a survey about your vaccine? It’s one of those scams that just keeps reappearing ... each time with a new twist. This time, the phony survey claims to be from pharmaceutical company Pfizer, with questions about their COVID-19 vaccine.

Sunday, March 28, 2021
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"Resilient" Coming To The High Country
The Alleghany Arts Council has commissioned muralist Doreyl Ammons Cain to design and paint "Resilient," a new outdoor mural based on the agricultural heritage of Alleghany County. The 32-foot mural will be located in Downtown Sparta, North Carolina.

Sunday, March 14, 2021
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Think Before Burning Yard Debris During Spring Wildfire Season
In North Carolina, March through May is historically recognized as spring wildfire season, a period when conditions are more favorable for wildfire. As residents begin working in their yards, the N.C. Forest Service urges them to think before burning yard debris.

Saturday, March 13, 2021
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BBB Scam Alert: Watch Out For SAT Prep Scams
For parents of high school students, SAT scores are a huge deal. With college admissions and scholarships on the line, paying for tutors and test prep materials may be worth the price. But watch out for con artists eager to take advantage of this. 

Friday, March 12, 2021
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Getting Back To Normal
Another good sign as more people are getting vaccinated and the number of new cases and hospitalizations continues to decline:  Gov. Roy Cooper & the NC General Assembly have agreed--it's time to reopen schools to in-person classes.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
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Religion
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News From Christian Ministry of Lincoln County
The Lincoln County Health Dept. vaccinated clients, volunteers and staffers at Christian Ministry of Lincoln County against the COVID virus Thursday.

Saturday, April 10, 2021
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Pathfinders & Detty Sisters Sing At Living Word Saturday
Gospel concerts are back at Living Word Ministries on NC 16-business south at Lowesville.  This Saturday evening at 6, the Detty Sisters and the Pathfinders will sing.

Friday, April 9, 2021
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Upcoming Church Events
Hot Dog And Yard Sale, Old Time Gospel Concert and more upcoming events. Email us your events to include in our weekly Upcoming Church Events column.

Thursday, April 8, 2021
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Matthew 5:14
You are the light of the world...

Thursday, April 8, 2021
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Romans 1:16
For I am not ashamed of the gospel...

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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Proverbs 16:3
Commit to the Lord whatever you do...

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
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John 11:25
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life... 

Monday, April 5, 2021
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Opinion
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Long Overdue Library Book Grabs National Attention

Have you heard about the woman who kept a library book for 63 years?



Monday, April 12, 2021
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Unintended Consequences
The Biden administration is getting a quick lesson in unintended consequences.

Sunday, April 11, 2021
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Commentary
Perhaps the beginning of changing things that need to be changed is the recognition of them as true.  In truth, we live in a very segregated society, and while some progress has been made, we are far from achieving the goals of opportunity for all for which so many of us aspire.  

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
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Retirement Seen Through Your Eyes
How do you picture your future? If you are like many contemplating retirement, your view is likely pragmatic compared to that of your parents. That doesn’t mean you must have a “plain vanilla” tomorrow. 

Monday, April 5, 2021
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Legislative Report From Rep. Jason Saine
In an effort to keep the people informed, the Lincoln Herald posts Legislative Updates from NC Senator Ted Alexander and NC Representative Jason Saine.  We welcome readers' comments on the issues they discuss.


Sunday, April 4, 2021
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Music to a Mother's Ear
Knowing calories jump on my hips as I walk through a room where food is cooking, I decided I didn’t want to become “fluffier” as the days go by now that I’m retired. Therefore, I bit the bullet and decided to join a gym. 

Sunday, April 4, 2021
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Afterthoughts
Our editorial "Let's Move On--Together" has apparently had the exact opposite effect of what we wanted.

Friday, March 26, 2021
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Sports
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Playoff Brackets Announced
Maiden will open the NCHSAA football playoffs at home on Friday, while West Lincoln will play at Mt. Pleasant.

Saturday, April 10, 2021
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This Week's Games
Here are the scores from games played Thursday and Friday.

Friday, April 9, 2021
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Maiden Remains Undefeated
Maiden downed Lincolnton 32-7 Thursday night to finish the long-delayed and shortened high school football season unbeaten in six games.  The Blue Devils and West Lincoln will represent the South Fork Conference in the NCHSAA playoffs.

Thursday, April 8, 2021
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High School Football Preview
UPDATE: the Lincolnton at Maiden game has been moved up to THURSDAY night.  We'll update our article if we have any other changes.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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Recap & Preview
Last week's high school football schedule got tossed as one game was played Wednesday, and all the other Gaston & Cleveland County games were played Thursday.  There was still plenty of excitement Friday in Lincoln & Catawba counties.  Here's a recap.

Sunday, April 4, 2021
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Thursday/Friday Scores
Here are the scores from  this week's games.

Friday, April 2, 2021
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Soccer, Tennis, Softball Scores
Here are the scores from Tuesday (March 30th).

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
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Extras
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Today In History - April 12
Today in History in 1776 the Halifax Resolution for Independence was adopted by North Carolina; in 1811 the first U.S. colonists on Pacific coast arrived at Cape Disappointment, Washington; and in 1861  Fort Sumter, S.C. is shelled by Confederacy, starting the Civil War.

Monday, April 12, 2021
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Today In History - April 11
Today in History in 1814 Napoleon abdicates unconditionally and is exiled to Elba; in 1912 the RMS Titanic leaves Queenstown, Ireland for New York; and in 2012 fossilized dinosaur eggs with embryos are discovered in China.

Sunday, April 11, 2021
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Today In History - April 10
Today in History in 1825 the first hotel in Hawaii opened; in 1955 Dr. Jonas Salk successfully tested the Polio Vaccine; and in 1970 Paul McCartney officially announced the split of The Beatles.

Saturday, April 10, 2021
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Today In History - April 9
Today in History in 1865 Confederate General Robert E. Lee and 26,765 troops surrendered at Appomattox Court House to U.S. Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant.

Friday, April 9, 2021
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Today In History - April 8
Today in History in 1861 the U.S. Mint at Dahlonega, Georgia was seized by the Confederacy; in 1974 Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s home run record hitting his 715th in Atlanta, Georgia; and in 1986 Clint Eastwood was elected mayor of Carmel, California.

Thursday, April 8, 2021
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Today In History - April 7
Today in History in 1798 the Mississippi Territory was organized; in 1827 English chemist John Walker invented wooden matches; and in  1906 Mount Vesuvius erupted and devastated Naples, Italy.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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Today In History - April 6
Today in History in 1722 Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia, ends tax on men with beards; in 1889 George Eastman puts Kodak Camera on sale for the first time; and in 1947 the first Tony Awards were held with Arthur Miller, David Wayne and Patricia Neal winning for theatrical achievements.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
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Community
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Farm Fun Crossword
Solve this crossword puzzle about Lincoln County agriculture and you could win a prize!

Saturday, April 10, 2021
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Gaston College Celebrates Music of Zenobia Perry
A Gaston College duo will present a performance of Zenobia Powell Perry's "Sonatine for Clarinet & Piano" on Monday (April 12th).  

Saturday, April 10, 2021
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Vaccine Appointments Available This Weekend
If you haven't yet been vaccinated against the coronavirus, you may be able to get your vaccination this weekend at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.  

Friday, April 9, 2021
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NC WORKS Current Job Listings
You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs.

Thursday, April 8, 2021
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National Library Week
Unlike most years, this year's National Library Week (April 4-10) isn't being celebrated with quite the usual fanfare.  Having survived the pandemic, libraries are welcoming back those who use and enjoy their services.

Thursday, April 8, 2021
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WSGE Kicks Off Spring Fundraising Drive

It’s the “music that matters.” That’s the theme for this year’s spring fundraising drive, running through May 11, for Gaston College radio station WSGE 91.7-FM. 



Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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Girl Scout Cookies For A Year!
Donna Tharp of Lincolnton was one of four winners in a Girl Scouts Peaks to Piedmont promotion.

Monday, April 5, 2021
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