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  1. Photo Gallery: 1,000-point career scorers in the Gazette areaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

    When Corey Stowe hit a floater in the lane during a home game against Huss on Friday, Jan. 5, he became the ninth player in the Gazette's coverage area to surpass the 1,000-point career mark. Both of the leading active scorers the Gazette area play in Lincoln County.

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  2. Police: Man arranged to meet minor for sex, had child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | The Gaston Gazette

    Another man has been arrested and charged with trying to solicit sex from a minor, and police say he also possessed child pornography. Jeffrey Alan Churchwell, a 51-year-old Charlotte man, is accused of using the internet to arrange a meeting with a child and engage in sexual activity.

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  3. 12 suspects face drug charges in Lincoln CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 24 | The Gaston Gazette

    The undercover operation targeted street-level drug dealers selling methamphetamine and prescription pills. The investigations took place over a six month period of time where suspects sold drugs to undercover detectives, according to detectives.

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  4. Arrest made in Lincolnton armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Police arrested Jessie Allen Adams, 30, of Carolina Mill Circle, on Tuesday. He is charged with one felony count each of robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession with intent to sell or distribute cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  5. Republicans keep Lincoln County commission spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Anita McCall and Richard Permenter were elected to first terms as county commissioners Tuesday. Carrol Mitchem, the county's longest-tenured commissioner, earned a fourth term in office.

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  6. Four elected to Lincoln County school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Voters selected Cathy Davis, David Herbertson, Heather Rhyne and Mark Mullen to fill four seats on the Lincoln County Board of Education. Voters elected incumbent Cathy Davis, of Vale, to serve her third term on the school board.

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  7. Child predator sting nets sixRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    A local police sting has netted six more men accused of using the internet to arrange a sexual encounter with a child. Each of the men, according to the Lincolnton Police Department, proposed sex to a minor with their computers, then appeared in person to meet who they thought was that child.

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  8. Men charged with child-related sex offenses Updated Sep 29, 2016 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Scott Allen Sherbert, 47, of Davis Road in Lincolnton is accused of taking indecent liberties with a child between 2005 and 2009, when the victim was a juvenile. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office was notified of the incident on Sept.

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  9. Raffle to benefit slain Shelby officer Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Brackeen was shot Saturday while attempting to serve a warrant and died two days later. Irving Fenner Jr., the man charged with his murder, was captured in Rhode Island and arrested Wednesday morning.

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  10. Suspected drug dealer held on $1 million bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Police arrested Paul Richard Walton Jr., 36, at his 1014 E. Catawba St. home and charged with with 15 charges, including five counts of possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, five counts of selling cocaine and five counts of delivering cocaine. Police have been investigating Walton for three months.

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  11. Former assistant fire chief sentenced for stealing nearly $35,000 from church, children's burn fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    A former assistant chief will serve six months in prison for embezzling from the Fire Fighter's Burned Children's Fund and a church. William "Bill" Fortenberry will serve his sentence in two three-month stints and participate in the work-release program while incarcerated.

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  12. Guilty of stealing from Burned Children's Fund Jul 13 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    A former assistant chief will serve six months in prison for embezzling from the Fire Fighter's Burned Children's Fund and a church. William "Bill" Fortenberry will serve his sentence in two three-month stints and participate in the work-release program while incarcerated.

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  13. Meds went missing from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    An inmate in Lincoln County faces more charges after investigators say he stole medication from the medical room at the jail. James William Jenkins IV, 29, of South Aspen Street, Lincolnton, has been charged with safecracking, breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and e The allegations came to light after a nurse at the jail reported medications missing from a locked medicine cabinet at the Lincoln County jail.

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  14. Lincoln County woman still missingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    Nearly two years after a 27-year-old Lincoln County woman went missing, police still have no answers to her whereabouts. Toasha Nicole Rice, also known by Nikki Green, was last seen entering a black sedan with a white woman on May 26, 2014.

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  15. Three events in one dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    The city will host the Lincolnton Food and WineFest and an Earth Day celebration. All activities are located in the blocks of East Main Street in front of the courthouse.

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