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12 hrs ago | Lincoln Times-News

Officers, advocates attend conference on crimes against kids

Local child advocates and law enforcement are now better armed for the fight in online crimes against children after spending Aug. 11-14 in Dallas, Texas at the annual Crimes Against Children conference.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

17 hrs ago | Lincoln Times-News

Commissioners drop gunfire discussion

Lincoln County's Board of Commissioners has opted to cease discussions regarding the recent controversy over gunfire restrictions related to the county's noise ordinance.

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Related Topix: Denver, NC

21 hrs ago | Lincoln Times-News

Around Town 8-20-14

TODAY Community Blood Drive Antioch Baptist Church at 3413 E Hwy 150 will hold a blood drive in partnership with the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Gaston County, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Thieves hit 2 Denver tobacco stores

ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is investigating break-ins at two separate tobacco outlets in Denver that occurred within 30 minutes of each other on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Denver, NC

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Plant expansion plans on agenda for commissioners

Lincoln County's Board of Commissioners will meet Monday to discuss several proposals from the Lincoln County Public Works and Utilities department.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Division of Workforce Solutions Job Listings

You must currently be registered with DWS to be referred on any of our jobs. Go to www.ncworks.gov to register or update an existing registration.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Sheriff's Office to host community for coffee

When the public needs them, they are there. But oftentimes, the sight of law enforcement causes members of the general public to become nervous.

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Lincoln Times-News

Denver man drowns in Lake Norman

The body of a Denver man who drowned in Lake Norman was recovered on Thursday, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said.

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Related Topix: Denver, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Teachers protest education policy

Local teachers and their supporters joined forces Wednesday at the county's courthouse as part of a statewide silent protest against facets of North Carolina's public education policy.

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Related Topix: North Carolina

Lincoln Times-News

Criminal Charges - 8-15-14

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests: Robert Daniel Scott, 38, of 1962 Buffalo Shoals Road in Lincolnton was charged August 12 with one count each assault on a female, interfering with emergency communication and misdemeanor larceny.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Maiden, NC, Gastonia, NC, Denver, NC, Greensboro, NC

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Conviction thrown out, man runs for sheriff

Huss was convicted of sexual assault and kidnapping in 2011. The N.C. Court of Appeals overturned that decision in 2013, freeing him from prison.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Man sentenced to nearly 3 years for arson attempt

A Lincoln County man will spend more than two years in federal prison for trying to hire someone to burn down a rival's house.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, Vale, NC

The Charlotte Observer

Shea Homes to hold community input sessions on planned Lake Norman development

DENVER, N.C. As it prepares to build one of the largest housing communities in the Carolinas geared to adults 55 and older, Shea Homes announced Wednesday that it will hold a series of community involvement sessions beginning in September.

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Related Topix: Denver, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Arts Council announces grants

The Arts Council of Lincoln County is reaching out to all local artists in a big way, as it recently announced a major grant and a call for artists to participate in one of Lincolnton's most anticipated events.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Suspect charged with battery thefts

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is crediting good leads and police work in the apprehension of a suspected battery thief in western Lincoln County.

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Related Topix: Lawndale, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Criminal Charges 8-13-14

The Lincolnton Police Department reported the following arrests: Jerome Baxter, 47, of 2521 Country Club Road in Lincolnton was charged August 7 with one misdemeanor count assault on a female.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Drugs, Shelby, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Piece of folk art comes home

"Christ Lives Again" was once an obscure piece of folk art. A commission from the Samaracand Manor in Eagle Springs for a local artist in 1957, the large painting that was once a focal point in the chapel of the now closed reform school has finally come home to Lincoln County.

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Related Topix: Eagle Springs, NC, Crouse, NC

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Board of Ed. to hear policy requests, committee meetings

Lincoln County's Board of Education plans to discuss several policies and committee requests at a meeting on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Lincoln Times-News

Gaston College marks 50 years

For the past 50 years, Gaston College has served Gaston and Lincoln counties as an outlet for community members to pursue higher education opportunities.

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Related Topix: Gaston County, NC, Lincolnton, NC, Gastonia, NC, Dallas, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Write-in candidate certified for sheriff race

This fall, Lincoln County residents will choose between two contenders running for the office of Lincoln County sheriff.

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