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Saturday, May 21, 2022

TRAFFIC ALERT. Bridge repairs are being done on the bridge (#50) over the Catawba River on NC73 and that will result in one lane being closed. The work should be completed by May 25th. The collector bridge from I-40 west to US 321 south in Hickory will be closed at night (9 pm - 5 am) Sunday-Wednesday, also for repairs.

Tony Carpenter, who has served as Director of the Lincoln County Dept. of Social Services for the last five years, will be retiring at the end of this month.  A reception in his honor was held Friday at DSS.


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One Man Charged With Theft From Tractor Supply In Denver
One man who stole a generator from Tractor Supply at 285 Gillman Road in Denver was arrested on May 17, 2022 for the same type crime in Mooresville, N.C.

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Hometown Heroes Banners for 2022
With Memorial Day about to happen, it seems an appropriate time to remind readers about another military-related observance and a project that was begun last year but is to be a continuing salute to those who served by the City of Lincolnton.  It's the Hometown Heroes Banners display.

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Maiden Elementary Holds "March for Success"
Maiden Elementary students and staff resumed their annual “March for Success” this morning (May 19, 2022) after a three-year hiatus due to COVID.

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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Citizen Complaints Lead To Drug Dealer Arrest
Citizen complaints about illegal drug activities launched a month long investigation by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division that led to the arrest of one man.

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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School Districts Statewide Looking for New Superintendents
At least 20 of our 115 school districts across North Carolina will have a new superintendent in the next school year. A national survey of superintendents in 2020 found that the work is hard and the challenges are unique, but superintendents still reported high levels of job satisfaction. A first-year superintendent offers five lessons learned to other superintendents.

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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Generator Theft From Tractor Supply In Denver
Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the theft of a generator from Tractor Supply at 285 Gilman Road on May 15, 2022. Deputies were dispatched to the larceny shortly before 5 p.m. after an employee reported that a white male had loaded the generator on a shopping cart and exited the store without paying.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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BUILD, BUILD, BUILD
With the current housing shortage and the prospect of making big profits, developers are pushing forward with proposed new projects all over the area.  Lincoln County Commissioners and the County Planning Board will hold a joint meeting on Monday June 6th (6:30 PM) at the Citizens Center, and it's likely to be a marathon session.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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State News
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Baby Formula Shortage Leads To Potential Scams
Shortages in the supply of baby formula are leading new parents to find other ways of finding the much-needed item - and risking themselves to potential online scams. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it is taking proactive measures to increase supply to help ease the shortage.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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Mountain Creek Park Grand Opening June 18
Mountain Creek Park, the Catawba County Park System’s newest outdoor destination, will open to the public with a grand opening celebration on Saturday, June 18. The park, which spans 606 acres on the northwestern tip of Lake Norman, is located at 6554 Little Mountain Rd. in Sherrills Ford. Gates will open at 8 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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Free Exhibit Admission For Veterans, Active Military This Summer!
Calling all military families, active and retired! For family vacation ideas this summer, visit The Schiele Museum for free exhibit admission from Armed Forces Day, May 21, to Labor Day, September 5, veterans, military personnel, and their families can spend summer at The Schiele for free!

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
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Wayne Farms Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Breast Fillet Products That May Be Undercooked
This release is being reissued to include an expansion of the recall to a new product that was distributed to retail locations. Additionally, the recall has been expanded from 30,285 pounds to 585,030 pounds.

Sunday, May 8, 2022
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Younger-Onset Alzheimer's Discussion Being Offered May 12
The Alzheimer’s Association chapters in North Carolina, along with the Duke Dementia Family Support Program, announce a special program, “Navigating Your Journey: Living Well with Younger-onset Alzheimer’s,” taking place statewide on Thursday, May 12.

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
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Home Improvement Scammers Take Money, Don't Complete Work
Contractor scams can happen any time, so be wary of high-pressure sales tactics, up-front fees, and fly-by-night businesses. Con artists will take homeowners’ money and deliver (or not deliver) less than quality work.

Saturday, April 16, 2022
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NCDA Shuts Down Live Poultry Sales Due To HPAI
Poultry prices are already higher, and prices for eggs are expected to be much higher just before Easter.  It's because of a virus that is infecting poultry nationwide.  It's called High Path Avian Influenza, HPAI.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
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Religion
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Philippians 2:7
Rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant...

Saturday, May 21, 2022
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Upcoming Church Events
Fundraisers and health and wellness fair and more! Email us your events to include in our weekly Upcoming Church Events column. 

Friday, May 20, 2022
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John 15:7
“If you remain in me and my words remain in you...

Friday, May 20, 2022
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1 Peter 5:7
Cast all your anxiety on him...

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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Proverbs 2:6
For the Lord gives wisdom...

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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Deuteronomy 31:8
The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you...

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
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Mark 12:30
Love the Lord your God with all your heart...

Monday, May 16, 2022
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Opinion
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Picking Strawberries A May Adventure
Nothing says May quite like fresh strawberries. And no, I’m not talking about packages of berries in the produce section. I mean the ones you pick yourself.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
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Are You Retiring Within The Next 5 Years?
What to focus on as the transition approaches.

Monday, May 16, 2022
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Rules --- Thank You
Rules made her life easier... Born into a family who had rules... She learned early that rules were good... She did not like to be in trouble... Learn the rules... Follow the rules... Stay out of trouble... Simple...

Sunday, May 15, 2022
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Paying Tribute To Fallen Law Enforcement Officers In Observance Of National Police Week
In observance of National Police Week, United States Attorney Dena J. King recognizes the service and sacrifice of federal, state, local, and Tribal law enforcement and pays tribute to the officers who have fallen in the line of duty.

Thursday, May 12, 2022
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Everyone Should Have An Opportunity To Become A Somebody, Not A Nobody!
Being an avid history buff, it is interesting to learn about great men and ladies who throughout their life and actions made our world a better place. How many of these 12 awesome people can you identify without googling them?

Thursday, May 12, 2022
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Is France Doomed Without Le Pen?
Or are there reasons to hope, even as Europe drowns in liberalism?

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
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Life Is Short. Use The Good Dishes.
Most young adults aren’t into the stuff Baby Boomers have collected. What one generation treasures, the next one rejects.

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
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Sports
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NCHSAA Track & Field Championships
North Lincoln's girls finished in 4th place at the NCHSAA 3A track & field championships at NC A&T University in Greensboro Friday. The Bandys boys finished in 3rd place in the 2A competition.

Saturday, May 21, 2022
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Baseball, Softball Scores
The season ended Friday night for the North Lincoln baseball and East Lincoln softball teams; but East Lincoln and Cherryville baseball teams advanced to the Western Region championship series with wins in the NCHSAA playoffs

Saturday, May 21, 2022
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Soccer Playoffs
Lincolnton's girls soccer season ended Thursday, but East Lincoln won and will play in the third round on Monday.

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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Golfing For A Greater Good
Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministry, Inc. 22nd Annual Benefit Golf Tournament took place on Thursday, May 12, at the Glen Oaks Golf Club in Maiden.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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Playoffs Continue
East Lincoln's softball team is now 24-0.  Both East and North won baseball playoff games Tuesday; and Cherryville advanced in the 1A playoffs. 

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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Soccer Playoffs Round One
Monday's girls soccer playoffs saw much more scoring than is customary. Lincolnton won 11-0, Lincoln Charter 9-0, and East Lincoln 7-0.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
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WFAC All-Conference/Boys Tennis
The Western Foothills Conference has announced its selections for All-Conference in track & boys tennis.

Sunday, May 15, 2022
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Extras
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Today In History - May 21
Today in History in 1832 the first Democratic National Convention was held in Baltimore, Maryland; and in 1927 Aviator Charles Lindbergh lands in Paris, France in the Spirit of St. Louis after his first solo air crossing of the Atlantic.

Saturday, May 21, 2022
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Today In History - May 20
Today in History in 1498 Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama became the first European to reach India by sea; and in 1506  explorer Christopher Columbus dies in poverty in Spain at age 55.

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Today In History - May 19
Today in History in 1536 Anne Boleyn, Queen of England and wife of Henry VIII was beheaded; and in 1994 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American 1st lady (1961-63), died of cancer at age 64.

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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Today In History - May 18
Today in History in 1804 Napoleon Bonaparte was proclaimed Emperor of France by the French Senate; in 1897 Dracula, a novel by Irish author Bram Stoker was published; and in 1952 country singer George Strait was born in Pearsall, Texas.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
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Today In History - May 17
Today in History in 1803 John Hawkins and Richard French patent the Reaping Machine; in 1886 John Deere, American blacksmith and manufacturer of agricultural equipment who founded Deere & Company, died at age 82; and in 1961 Castro offers to exchange Bay of Pigs prisoners for 500 bulldozers.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
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Today In History - May 16
Today in History in 1929 the first Academy Awards were presented with "Wings", Emil Jennings and Janet Gaynor winning; in 1953 actor Pierce Brosnan was born in County Meath, Ireland; and in 1985 actress Margaret Hamilton (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz), dies at age 82.

Monday, May 16, 2022
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Today In History - May 15
Today in History in 1869 National Woman Suffrage Association formed in New York, founded by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; and in 1940 McDonald’s opened its first restaurant in San Bernardino, California.

Sunday, May 15, 2022
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Community
Birth Announcement | Birthday Announcement | Wedding Announcement
Carpenter Retiring from DSS
Tony Carpenter, who has served as Director of the Lincoln County Dept. of Social Services for the last five years, will be retiring at the end of this month.  A reception in his honor was held Friday at DSS.

Saturday, May 21, 2022
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Samuel Oxford and the Oxford Dam
This is  the 46th in our continuing series of articles from the SAR and DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday in 2026.

Saturday, May 21, 2022
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Using Drugs or Alcohol and Driving
Officers from the Lincolnton Police Dept. and other law enforcement agencies held a seminar with students at Asbury Academy earlier this month to point out the dangers of using drugs and alcohol.

Saturday, May 21, 2022
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Block Party Is Back At The Schiele
The blue block bonanza is back June 4 at The Schiele Museum with Block Party 2.0! Sponsored by PNC Bank, this interactive playscape allows children to build, reach, create and bring their imaginations to life.

Saturday, May 21, 2022
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Camp Provides Safe Place For Grieving Children
Carolina Caring and Rising Hope Farms in Claremont have teamed up to offer Brighter Days Children’s Camp for youth ages 5 through 18 who have lost someone close to them on Thursday, June 23. Space is limited, register by June 15.

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Little Rascals Is "Movie Under The Stars"
The City of Lincolnton Student Advisory Council is hosting a free community movie night on Saturday, May 28  thanks to many gracious sponsors. The doors open at 7:30 p.m., and The Little Rascals will begin at 9 p.m.

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Congress Can't Raise Their Pay During Their Term
Most people know what the 1st Amendment to the US Constitution is about.  That's also true of the 2nd.  With the recent discussion of Roe vs Wade by the Supreme Court, #14 has been in the news.  But one important amendent is not well known.  It's the subject of this, the 45th in our continuing series of articles from the SAR and DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday in 2026.

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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