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Wednesday | The Charlotte Observer

‘Crying girl’ phone scam costs one Lincoln County resident

Lincoln County authorities are warning the public about a telephone-based scam that cost one county resident money in recent days.

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Related Topix: Denver, NC

Wednesday | Lincoln Times-News

County native named dean of CUNY business school

The City University of New York has named a Lincoln County native as the Willem Kookyer Dean of the Zicklin School of Business.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, Gaston County, NC, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Wednesday | Lincoln Times-News

Meet the Candidate: David Carpenter

With that goal in mind, Carpenter worked diligently in his studies at West Lincoln High School, which would pay off his senior year when he landed a job working as a part-time dispatcher for the county.

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Wednesday | Lincoln Times-News

Elections director makes case for precinct consolidation

Lincoln County's Board of Elections held a public hearing Tuesday night to discuss the proposed Precinct Consolidation Plan with the public.

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Related Topix: Crouse, NC, Lowesville, NC

Wednesday | Lincoln Times-News

Around Town - 4-16-14

Registration forms for Lincoln County Parks and Recreation's Spring Break Camp are due Wednesday, April 16. The camp will be held April 21-25, and the total cost is $95.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Events, Bollywood, Lincolnton, NC

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Trooper shortage hurting NCHP response times

In Catawba County, Sgt. Everette Reid gets into his car and hits the road, but the ranks around him are thin.

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Related Topix: Catawba County, NC

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Around Town

The Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas, will host a senior bingo event for ages 55 and up at 6 p.m. For more information, call 922-2170.

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Related Topix: Dallas, NC, Gaston County, NC, Lincolnton, NC, Medicine, Palliative Care, Belmont, NC

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Man in truck exposes himself in Arby's drive-thru

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. Authorities are searching for a man they say flashed a cashier in the Arby's drive-thru.

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Related Topix: Denver, NC

WSOCTV

Lincoln Co. man charged with sexual assault of child

Lincoln County Sheriff's detectives have charged a western Lincoln County man with child sexual assault charges.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Lincolnton man faces child sexual assault charges

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man on child sexual assault charges.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Denver felon charged with crack possession

A Denver woman found herself behind bars Thursday night after county narcotics officers said they uncovered a stash of cocaine and marijuana inside her residence.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Denver, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Fighting The Good Fight

Following more than a year of struggle, including a frequently depleted food pantry, Christian Ministry of Lincoln County is finally seeing improvements in its food supply and daily operations, experiencing one blessing after the next and feeding more residents than nonprofit officials ever thought possible.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Hildebran, NC, Burke County, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Soil and Water District celebrates Earth Day

The Lincoln County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Lincoln Natural Resources Committee partnered with Emmanuel Lutheran Church to host an Earth Day Celebration and Spring Fling Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Around Town - 4-11-14

TODAY Senior program Lincoln County Senior Services will host its 21st Annual Healthy Living Series program "Caring for Ourselves and Others" 9-11:30 a.m. at the Senior Center, 514 S. Academy St. on the Gaston College-Lincoln campus in Lincolnton.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Denver, NC, Gaston County, NC, Dallas, NC, Maiden, NC

Lincoln Times-News

County unemployment rate drops almost 4 points since February '13

Lincoln County saw a substantial drop in its unemployment rate for February 2014, according to the latest figures released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Graham County, NC, Orange County, NC, Rocky Mount, NC, Chapel Hill, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Sheriff's Office: Denver felon charged with possessing crack, marijuana

A Denver woman found herself behind bars Thursday night after county narcotics officers said they uncovered a stash of cocaine and marijuana inside her residence.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Denver, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Suspected bank robber caught in Massachusetts

A Cherryville man accused of robbing a Lincoln County bank earlier this month was apprehended in Massachusetts on Wednesday by the United States Marshal Service, police said.

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Related Topix: Cherryville, NC, Lincolnton, NC, Gaston County, NC

The Charlotte Observer

Rash of vehicle break-ins reported near Lincolnton

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says a number of residents just east of Lincolnton apparently were victims of vehicle break-ins overnight.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Man who sucked woman's toes at Lincolnton store given 60 days in jail

A Cabarrus County man admitted in a Lincoln County courtroom Thursday morning to sucking a woman's toes inside a local Wal-Mart store before a judge sentenced him to two months behind bars.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Cabarrus County, NC, Concord, NC

The Charlotte Observer

Vigil in Charlotte today for woman killed last week

A march is planned Thursday afternoon in Charlotte's uptown in memory of a Lincoln County woman who police say was killed by her husband last week.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Pineville, NC, Lincolnton, NC

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