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Around Town - 12-4-13
WEDNESDAY Quilt Guild Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Senior Center, located at the Gaston College-Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton.
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Vote delayed after marathon meeting on solar farm
Tensions were high at the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting Monday night as county residents fought against the construction of a solar farm near their neighborhood.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Lincoln makes 21st meth lab arrests
Carl Ray Davenport, 39, of Vale, was arrested Monday on meth-related charges, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.
Our View: The good news
We occasionally hear complaints about our publishing "bad" news too frequently. The reality is that, as news gatherers, we have a solemn responsibility for publishing both the bad and the good with impartiality.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Lincoln Co. residents speak out against solar farm at hearing
Lincoln County residents tried to fight off a controversial plan to build a huge solar farm Monday night.
Problems with food stamps vastly improve
Four months after the Lincoln County Department of Social Services experienced an unexpected shutdown in computer operations, delaying monthly food stamps for a number of citizens, DSS officials have seen ample improvements while simultaneously bracing themselves for future healthcare changes.
Confederate prison staffed by Lincoln County guards
History fans of all ages will be able to catch a glimpse of North Carolina's past, thanks to the Salisbury Confederate Prison Association.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Neighbors oppose planned solar farm in NC
The Charlotte Observer reports that North Carolina's largest solar developer wants to build a solar power generation facility on 36 acres in eastern Lincoln County.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Public hearing planned on Lake Norman solar farm
The public hearing on Strata Solar's request for a permit to operate a 36-acre solar farm in eastern Lincoln County at Lake Norman is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday in the James W. Warren Citizens Center auditorium, 115 W. Main St., Lincolnton.
No plans yet to raise dropout age in Lincoln
Two school districts in Catawba County are raising their compulsory attendance age from 16 to 18, a first for North Carolina.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Aqua NC to raise rates without hearing
Aqua North Carolina is looking to switch to a new method of raising customer rates without public hearings.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Deputies: Charlotte man wanted for trying to cash fake check at Denver bank
The Sheriff's Office is looking for a Charlotte man accused of trying to pass a counterfeit check at an eastern Lincoln County bank on Monday.
Our View - Don't let your neighbors go hungry
Poverty and hunger should always be on our minds, but the holiday season, now personified by consumerism, commercialism, gluttony and excess for the masses - rather than the spirit of community and gratefulness for the blessings we've been given, with Thanksgiving, and the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ at Christmas - is a particularly ... (more)
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Stoudemire and Terracing Scholarship applications available
Applications are now available for the George A. Stoudemire Memorial Scholarship.
Division Workforce Solutions Job Listings - 11-25-13
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Around Town - 11-25-13
MONDAY Library meeting The Lincoln County Public Library Board of Trustees will meet 6 p.m. at the Charles R. Jonas Library, 306 W. Main St. in Lincolnton.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
The Gaston Gazette
Church feeds 325 families in community
A Lincoln County congregation got into the holiday spirit with an event that fed hundreds Saturday and will mean a Thanksgiving meal for hundreds more this week.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
New kid on the block, sort of
It has been almost three weeks since Lincolnton voters elected Martin Eaddy to serve on the City Council.
Around Town - 11-22-13
FRIDAY Stew fundraiser Eastwind United Pentecostal Church, 3617 E. N.C. 27 in Iron Station, will host its 1st Annual Brunswick Stew fundraiser 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $7 per quart.
Fire claims Vale house
Firefighters from three counties battled a residential blaze for more than three hours Wednesday night near the Lincoln-Catawba line, Catawba County fire officials said.