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LINCOLNTON – According to city records, there was specific request for a Chick-fil-A to be built within Lincolnton city limits during a public input meeting in 2015. Residents in the area are finally getting their wish – Lincoln County’s second Chick-fil-A will be opening in mid-August at 19…

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DENVER – Earlier this month Lincoln County Schools announced a number of personnel changes for the 2018-19 school year, including one at Rock Springs Elementary. Brian Palmer, who had spent the last 12 years as a first-grade teacher in Mecklenburg County, is now the assistant principal at Ro…

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LINCOLNTON – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following charges, including location and date of arrest, July 3-10: 

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 700 will be participating in the 2018 National Law Enforcement Explorer Conference July 16-21 at Purdue University. The group will be competing and training “on every aspect of law enforcement,” according to a press rel…

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LINCOLNTON – Highland Drive Free Will Baptist Church was built nearly 20 years ago and is now led by Luke Johnson, the father of Landen Johnson – a spirited 8-year-old boy with a rare form of primordial dwarfism.

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LINCOLNTON – There are three seats up for election on the Lincoln County Schools Board of Education, including the member at-large and the representatives for District 2 and District 5. Filing for those positions started June 4 and closed at noon Monday, July 2.

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The neighbors on Killian Farm Road gathered again this year to place 360 American flags and 100 solar lights along the silver-maple tree-lined .75-mile stretch starting at Martha’s Chapel and ending at Sifford Road in time for the Fourth of July.  It has come to be known as the Patriotic Mil…

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LINCOLNTON – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following charges, including location and date of arrest, June 27 to July 2:

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LINCOLNTON  – Lincoln County Animal Services announced Monday, July 2 that the shelter had finally achieved no-kill status after five years of working toward the designation.

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LINCOLNTON – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following charges, including location and date of arrest, June 20-26:

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VALE – Earlier this month Lincoln County Animal Services responded to a call about a raccoon that had attacked two dogs in the Vale area. The raccoon was tested for rabies and the official results came back Wednesday, June 20 – it tested positive, according to a press release from LCAS.

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People have been curious about the property surrounding the CVS off Webbs Road since promises of a Harris Teeter were made in 2010. A neighborhood will be built here, but there are no signs of a Harris Teeter popping up soon. 

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LINCOLNTON – When Duke Energy proposed expanding the Lincoln County plant earlier this month, it was met with resistance from Trilogy Lake Norman residents. But Monday, June 18 the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners gave its stamp of approval – commissioners unanimously voted to approve e…

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DENVER – Pumpkin Center resident Samuel Goodson is requesting the rezoning of 20 acres from Transitional Residential (R-T) to Conditional Zoning General Industrial (CZ I-G ) “to permit a land-clearing and inert debris landfill with a disposal area under 2 acres in size,” according to a press…

DALLAS – “For the second year in a row, Senior Service America awarded Gaston College a grant for $155,399. The grant is intended to help train and employ unemployed and underemployed older ad…