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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

It took all of seven minutes--and about half of that was for an opening statement by chairman Carrol Mitchem.  Lincoln County Commissioners held a special meeting Tuesday afternoon (Sept.27th) and approved a resolution to seek a grant from the NC Dept. of Environmental Quality to extend County water service to homes on Laboratory Road.


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Chief Ramey Announces Plans to Work in School Safety
Gaston County Police Chief Joseph Ramey announced Tuesday (Sept. 27th) his plan to transition to a specialized role focused on school safety due to his impending retirement.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Riversweep Canceled Because of Ian
Hurricane Ian has forced one cancellation of an event scheduled for this Saturday.  The Catawba Riversweep won't be held.  

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Cox Directs College Textile Tech Center
Jasmine Cox is the new executive director of the Gaston College Textile Technology and Fiber Innovation Center.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Public's Help Needed To Help Locate A Missing Woman
Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives asking for public’s help in locating missing woman.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Employee Charged With Stealing Student's Medication
An employee of the West Lake Preparatory Academy in Denver has been charged with stealing medication belonging to two students.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Missing
Lincolnton Police are asking for help from the public in locating a man reported missing.

Monday, September 26, 2022
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Lincoln County Solid Waste Stickers Expire Oct. 15
Lincoln County Solid Waste resident stickers are about to expire! Make sure you have your updated sticker before the old ones expire. Stickers were sent out in July with tax bills. Stickers will expire on October 15, 2022.

Saturday, September 24, 2022
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State News
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LRU Recognized As Among Best In The South, 7th For Teaching
“U.S. News & World Report” continues to recognize Lenoir-Rhyne University as a top university in the South. 

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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2022 Footcandle Film Festival September 21-25
The 2022 festival will offer both in-person film screenings at the Hickory Community Theatre in Downtown Hickory along with virtual, online opportunities to view many of the selections.

Thursday, September 1, 2022
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Leandro Case Back Before State Supreme Court
Oral arguments on the long-running Leandro case were scheduled for Wednesday (Aug. 31st).  The case about education funding in North Carolina has been in and out of the courts since 1994.  At issue is state funding of education and whether the courts have the power to overrule the General Assembly's actions.

Wednesday, August 31, 2022
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Lenoir-Rhyne Offers Five New Degree Programs In High-Demand Career Fields
Beginning this fall, Lenoir-Rhyne University will offer new undergraduate majors in five high-growth career fields. The offerings include computer science with cybersecurity concentration, human resource management, professional sales, project management and supply chain management.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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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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Religion
E-Religion | Inspirational Reflections | Worship Directory
Luke 11:28
Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God...

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
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Galatians 6:9
And let us not grow weary of doing good...

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Matthew 28:19
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations...

Monday, September 26, 2022
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John 16:33
I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace...

Sunday, September 25, 2022
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Ephesians 4:31-32
Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice...

Saturday, September 24, 2022
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Christian Ministry Needs LINC Meals Drivers
Many routes are available to bring food to local elderly, shut-ins.

Friday, September 23, 2022
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Psalms 42:11
Why, my soul, are you downcast?

Friday, September 23, 2022
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Opinion
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Recession?
There has been much debate recently about whether we are or are not in the early stages of a recession.  Let us clarify the situation with an answer, 'yes, we are.'  Inflation is at its highest level in years, gas prices may be down a bit but are still much higher than they were a year or two ago, and interest rates are going up; but it isn't all bad news.

Sunday, September 25, 2022
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REALLY: 2022
It was December 2021... She headed to the post office... It was chilly... Rain was very near...

Sunday, September 25, 2022
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Reflections On Being A Royal Watcher
I was watching the TV monitor at the nail salon when a special bulletin broke into regular programming: Queen Elizabeth II had died.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
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What Happens When There Are No Beneficiaries
Where do those accounts and policies end up?

Monday, September 19, 2022
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Parks Should Be Enjoyed Year Round
Calob is a Boy Scout in the Vale, N.C. area who is working on his Communication Merit Badge. He is expressing his opinion in this Letter to the Editor about the West Lincoln Park being closed on snow days.

Thursday, September 8, 2022
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When Murphy's Law Worked Overtime
A couple of weeks ago, I went to Sam’s Club with my son to do some shopping. Everything went swimmingly until we returned to the parking lot. I reached for my key in my purse, then my pockets. No key.

Tuesday, September 6, 2022
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Getting Disability Income
The facts about applying for SSDI and SSDI benefits.

Monday, September 5, 2022
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Sports
Local Sports | E-Sports
Soccer Scores/Schedule
Here are the scores from Monday and Tuesday games and the soccer schedule for the rest of this week and next.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
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Ian Prompts Schedule Changes
For the first time this season, high school football games are having to be rescheduled as we prepare for the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, now expected to send rain and possible thunderstorms to our area as a tropical storm over the weekend.

Monday, September 26, 2022
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Football Scoreboard Sept. 23rd
East Lincoln is now 5-0.  West Lincoln led but Maiden won their Homecoming.  North had a great first half but got outscored in the second, losing to Hickory.  Here are the scores from high school football.

Friday, September 23, 2022
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Football Schedule
The game of the week this week in high school football is West Lincoln at Maiden.  It's the Blue Devils' Homecoming.  Here's the schedule plus JV scores from Thursday and scores from soccer, tennis & volleyball.

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
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Saying Goodbye to Greensboro After 59 Years
We don't normally cover college sports (except for occasional articles about Gaston College & CVCC) but we believe the ACC's announcement that league headquarters are moving to Charlotte is something in which most local sports fans will be interested.

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
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Sports Scores/Schedule
Here are scores from soccer, volleyball and girls tennis (updated with previously missing scores and schedule for the rest of this week).

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
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High School Football Preview (Games of Sept. 23rd)
The game of the week this week in high school football is West Lincoln at Maiden.  It's Maiden's Homecoming game.  

Monday, September 19, 2022
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Extras
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Today In History - September 28
Today in History in 1787 Congress sends the Constitution to state legislatures for their approval; in 1901 Ed Sullivan, TV variety show host, was born in New York N.Y.; and in 1938 Ben E. King (Benjamin Earl Nelson), American soul singer (Stand by Me), was born in Henderson, N.C.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
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Today In History - September 27
Today in History in 1590 Pope Urban VII died 13 days after being chosen as the Pope, making his reign the shortest in papal history; in 1909 U.S. President Taft set aside some three million acres of land in Wyoming for conservation purposes; and in 1985 Hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hit the Atlantic coast.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Today In History - September 26
Today in History in 1181 Saint Francis of Assisi, Italian founder of the Franciscan Order was born; in 1997  an earthquake strikes the Italian regions of Umbria and the Marche, causing part of the Basilica of St. Francis at Assisi to collapse.

Monday, September 26, 2022
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Today In History - September 25
Today in History in 1878 Dr. Charles Drysdale, a British physician, warned against the use of tobacco and the dangers of smoking; in 1926 Henry Ford announced an 8-hour, 5-day work week; and in 1973 the 3-man crew of Skylab 3 made a safe splashdown in the Pacific after 59 days.

Sunday, September 25, 2022
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Today In History - September 24
Today in History in 1493 Columbus’ second expedition to the New World; in 1924 Boston, Massachusetts opened its airport; and in 1934 fans numbering 2,500 came out to see Babe Ruth’s farewell Yankee appearance at Yankee Stadium.

Saturday, September 24, 2022
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Today In History - September 23
Today in History in 63 BC Augustus Caesar, Roman Emperor, was born; in 1845  the first baseball team, the New York Knickerbockers were organized; and in 1942 the 'Manhattan Project' commenced, under the direction of U.S. General Leslie Groves: its aim - to deliver an atomic bomb.

Friday, September 23, 2022
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Today In History - September 22
Today in History in 1817 John Quincy Adams became U.S. Secretary of State; in 1973 Henry Kissinger was sworn in as U.S. Secretary of State; and in 1989  composer Irving Berlin (God Bless America), died at age 101.

Thursday, September 22, 2022
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Community
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Commissioners Approve Grant Resolution
It took all of seven minutes--and about half of that was for an opening statement by chairman Carrol Mitchem.  Lincoln County Commissioners held a special meeting Tuesday afternoon (Sept.27th) and approved a resolution to seek a grant from the NC Dept. of Environmental Quality to extend County water service to homes on Laboratory Road.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Catawba County Seniors Morning Out Activities For October
Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or older is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held Monday through Thursday mornings at five convenient locations. 

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Accelerated Program For Local High School Students Offered At Lenoir-Rhyne
Local high school juniors and seniors may soon apply to earn credits toward their college degrees through the Lenoir-Rhyne University High School Scholars Academy (HSSA).

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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Skirmish at Cane Creek
Each year in Lincoln County, we celebrate the Battle of Ramsour's Mill.  It was a prelude to a bigger battle that would occur later that same year (1780) at Kings Mountain.  This week, as part of our series of articles from the DAR and SAR leading up to America's 250th birthday in 2026, Jennifer Baker tells of another battle--one the Patriots lost, that led up to the win at Kings Mountain.

Monday, September 26, 2022
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Submit Your Recipes For The Apple Dish Contest By Oct. 7th
Think you have an apple dish good enough to bring in some cash?!?! If so we would love for you to take part in the 2022 Cooperative Extension Apple Dish Contest!

Monday, September 26, 2022
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ECA Fried Apple Pies For Sale During October
Price for a fried pie is $3.50. Place your order by calling the Cooperative Extension office at 704-736-8461 on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday of the week, beginning October 3rd, and pick-up your order on Thursday or Friday.

Sunday, September 25, 2022
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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, September 25, 2022
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