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1 hr ago | Lincoln Times-News

Firefighters support MDA

The Fill the Boot campaign was originally started by firefighters in 1954 and the concept was simple - to use the boots they wore to give hope to sufferers of Muscular Dystrophy.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Boger City, NC, Fire, Family, Kids

6 hrs ago | Lincoln Times-News

Zaxby's holds grand opening in Denver

Pictured is Zaxby's owner, Neil Glezen, cutting the Grand Opening ribbon to open his second Zaxby's restaurant in Lincoln County, on July 31. The new Zaxby's is located at 7179 North Carolina Highway 73 in Denver.

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Related Topix: Denver, NC

7 hrs ago | Lincoln Times-News

Criminal Charges

The Lincolnton Police Department reported the following arrests: Larry Ray Avery, 66, of 716 E Sumner Street in Lincolnton was charged July 29 with two misdemeanor counts worthless check.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Vale, NC, Charlotte, NC

7 hrs ago | Lincoln Times-News

Police round up drug suspects

The Lincolnton Police Department took to the streets bright and early on Wednesday for Operation Summertime Sweep, a round up of alleged drug offenders.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lincolnton, NC, High Point, NC, Catawba County, NC

11 hrs ago | Lincoln Times-News

Around Town

TODAY BBQ Fundraiser A BBQ fundraiser will be held at The Tannery & Etc at 822 West Highway 27 in Lincolnton from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Plates are $8 and any order of 5 or more plates can be delivered.

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Related Topix: Events, Lincolnton, NC, Maiden, NC, Spencer Mountain, NC, Gastonia, NC

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WBTV

Silver Alert issued for 73-year-old Lincoln Co. man

A Silver Alert is underway after a 73-year-old man possibly suffering from dementia went missing in Lincoln County.

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Related Topix: Crouse, NC, Shelby, NC

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Around Town - 07-30-14

TODAY VBS Fairview Baptist Church in Lincolnton will host vacation bible school from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The theme is from Grumble to Humble and will run until August 2 will the Saturday session beginning at 10:30 a.m. For more information, please call 429-5630 VBS Saint James AME Zion Church at 501 South S Street in Maiden will host vacation ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Maiden, NC

WCNC-TV Charlotte

16 wanted, 23 arrested in Lincolnton's 'Summertime Sweep'

The Lincolnton Police Department conducted a drug roundup Wednesday, netting 152 felony narcotics charges and 23 arrests; police say 16 more remain wanted.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lincolnton, NC, Catawba County, NC, Gaston County, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Deputies: Domestic disturbance leads to drug arrests

ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer A Mooresville couple was placed under arrest on drug charges following a domestic disturbance at the Rock Springs Campground on Monday.

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Related Topix: Mooresville, NC, Iredell County, NC, Crouse, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Campers learn about harm of bullying

Monday saw the summer campers at the YMCA celebrating Christmas in July, but with a very special message.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Criminal Charges - 7-30-14

The Lincolnton Police Department reported the following arrests: James Deane Turner II, 42, of 2461 Otis Dellinger Road in Lincolnton was charged July 25 with fifteen felony counts uttering forged instrument and one count misdemeanor failure to appear.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Denver, NC, Maiden, NC, Cherryville, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Deputies arrest two on separate drug offenses

ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer Lincoln County Sheriff's Office narcotics investigators recently made two drug busts, and utilized surveillance and a national database that tracks methamphetamine precursors to take cocaine and methamphetamine off of Lincoln County streets.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Gastonia, NC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Drowning victim found yards away from where she went missing

The body of a drowning victim at Lake Norman was located Tuesday just several feet away from where she was last seen earlier in the day.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Denver, NC

The Gaston Gazette

Gastonia woman arrested after drug transaction near business

Lincoln County police arrested a Gastonia woman after conducting surveillance near a High Shoals business.

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Related Topix: Gastonia, NC, High Shoals, NC

WBTV

Rescue crews on Lake Norman after possible drowning

Rescue crews were called to a cove on Lake Norman after a possible drowning on Tuesday, according to officials in Lincoln County.

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Related Topix: Denver, NC

The Charlotte Observer

Woman charged with embezzlement in Lincoln County

Meghan Black Cook, 33, of Maiden, was arrested on embezzlement charges, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Maiden, NC, Denver, NC

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Lincolnton police find meth lab

The Lincolnton Police Department discovered a meth lab at 807 South Poplar Street on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Drugs

Lincoln Times-News

Study says constructing new county offices could cost $38M

More information was recently released from the county regarding a 2009 study to construct a new facility for county offices.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC

Lincoln Times-News

County welcomes new Cooperative Extension director

Lincoln County's branch of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension will soon be welcoming a new director.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Lincoln Times-News

Apple Queen crowned

Lincoln County is celebrating the reign of a new Apple Queen. Abby Jane Hord, a rising senior at North Lincoln High School, was crowned Lincoln County Apple Queen, a title which holds a $3,000 scholarship to further her education.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, Life, Food, Food Festival

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