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  1. Gaston County police seek counterfeiting suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Charlotte Observer

    ... jacket and was driving a silver Chevrolet Malibu. Counterfeit bills have been passed in Gaston County, Lincoln County, the town of Dallas and city of Cherryville, police said. Anyone with information about the woman is asked to call the Gaston ...

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  2. Max HullRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Shelby Shopper And Info

    Max Hull, 82, of 6137 W. Hwy 27, Vale, passed away Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Carolinas HealthCare System Lincoln in Lincolnton. He was born in Lincoln County on August 22, 1932, to the late Tom Hull and Bonnie Hudson Hull.

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  3. Man wanted in multiple states arrested in Gaston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WBTV

    ... and the four children in the van were not harmed. "He's wanted for charges in Gastonia, my understanding, and Lincoln County, in North Carolina. He's wanted on charges in Tennessee and he's jumped bond in the state of Texas. We definitely have a ...

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  4. Cold weather precautions and management tips for livestock ownersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... tained at your local Cooperative Extension office. Jeff Carpenter is an agricultural extension agent with the Lincoln County Center of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. He can be reached at (704) 736-8452.

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  5. Commissioners approve quarry expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Lincoln Times-News

    Lincoln County's Board of Commissioners on Monday approved an amendment to a rezoning permit to allow the Lake Norman Quarry to expand mining operations into a portion of the property that had previously been off limits because of an agreement with a nearby development, which was proposed but never constructed. Hedrick Gravel and Sand Co.

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  6. Huntersville man charged for indecent libertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Lincoln Times-News

    Staff report A Huntersville man is being held in the Lincoln County Detention Center for the alleged inappropriate touching of a 14-year-old female. Lincoln County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested Phillip James Rucker, 37, of 12714 Asbury Chapel Road in Huntersville, on Friday and charged him with two felony counts of taking indecent liberties with a child.

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  7. Deputies: Lincolnton woman stole nearly $200k from employerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... at 3044 Highway 16 in Denver, filed a report regarding funds that were allegedly stolen from the company. Lincoln County Sheriff's Office detectives were provided with copies of 179 checks written on the S and L Sawmill account to the suspect. ...

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  8. 'Canvassing Grant' puts free smoke alarms in county homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... show that most home fires begin in the kitchen. While these are rather chilling statistics, many residents of Lincoln County do not have adequate coverage within their home. "Since we have been installing the new alarms in the community, I have been ...

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  9. Our View - Progress will come slowlyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... first glance, though the majority of the funding is coming through grants, with an $86,000 contribution from Lincoln County. But we'd wager that much more could be done, particularly given the state of disrepair of the building. County officials ...

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  10. Trio busted by probation officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Lincoln Times-News

    Three people were arrested on drug charges in Lincolnton after Lincoln County Sheriff's Office narcotics investigators assisted state probation and parole officers during a search of a home on Monday. Officers seized 13 bags containing a total of 60 grams of marijuana, two grams of cocaine, two tablets of prescription drugs, drug paraphernalia and cash.

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  11. Oaklawn renovation more than groundbreakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... a reality." The groundbreaking comes via a $500,000 state community block grant, an $86,000 contribution from Lincoln County and a $20,000 grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Rosenwald School Centennial Fund. The school was ...

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  12. Commissioners OK $15 million move of officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Lincoln Times-News

    Lincoln County Director of Public Works Don Chamblee presents an estimated cost analysis of the hospital project to the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday. PHIL PERRY Staff Writer The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted in favor of moving ahead with a project six years in the making on Tuesday, as plans for relocating county departments to the old Lincoln County Hospital facility will move past planning stages and into the first phase of renovations.

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  13. Lincolnton woman charged with embezzlement from Denver, N.C., companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... She is free on a $25,000 bail. On Jan. 20, an official with S and L Saw Mill filed a report with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office regarding money stolen from the company. Sheriff's investigators said they were given copies of 179 checks written ...

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  14. Search by probation officers leads to drug arrests for trioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Lincoln Times-News

    Staff report Three people were arrested on drug charges in Lincolnton after Lincoln County Sheriff's Office narcotics investigators assisted state probation and parole officers during a search of a home on Monday. Officers seized 13 bags containing a total of 60 grams of marijuana, two grams of cocaine, two tablets of prescription drugs, drug paraphernalia and cash.

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  15. Three Lincoln County residents charged with drug offensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Charlotte Observer

    Three Lincoln County residents were arrested on drug charges Monday night during a check of a home on Bynum Road in Lincolnton by state Probation and Parole officers. Investigators seized 13 bags containing a total of 60 grams of marijuana, 2 grams of cocaine and 2 tablets of prescription drugs, plus drug paraphernalia and cash.

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  16. Commissioners approve plan to move offices to old hospitalRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Lincoln Times-News

    PHIL PERRY Staff Writer The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted in favor of moving ahead with a project six years in the making on Tuesday, as plans for relocating county departments to the old Lincoln County Hospital facility will move past planning stages and into the first phase of renovations. The board met at the facility on the morning of Jan. 27 to discuss the project in depth and to study the financial restructuring options that would facilitate an estimated $15 million overhaul that would include changes to the Citizens Center in Lincolnton - the current home of many county offices - to facilitate its usage as a satellite of the courthouse.

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  17. Huntersville man arrested for taking indecent liberties with a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Lincoln Times-News

    Staff report A Huntersville man is being held in the Lincoln County Detention Center for the alleged inappropriate touching of a 14-year-old female. Lincoln County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested Phillip James Rucker, 37, of 12714 Asbury Chapel Road in Huntersville, on Friday, Jan. 23 and charged him with two felony counts of taking indecent liberties with a child.

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  18. Around Town - 1-26-15Read the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Lincoln Times-News

    TODAY Lincoln Charter board meeting Lincoln Charter School will hold its monthly school board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at 133 Eagle Nest Road in Lincolnton. Coffee with a Cop The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office will host Coffee with a Cop at Dunkin Donuts at 647 North Highway 16 in Denver from 7-9:30 a.m. Contact Lt.

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  19. Commissioners to consider $371k upgrade to Crouse landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Lincoln Times-News

    Staff report Lincoln County's Board of Commissioners will consider a contract for a $371,000 expansion of the county landfill in Crouse at a meeting tonight. According to public documents, the landfill will reach its capacity in the next 3-4 years and a new lined cell is required to allow the facility to continue accepting solid waste.

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  20. Marshals catch fugitive murder suspect in cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Lincoln Times-News

    Staff report A man wanted in a 2003 Norfolk, Virginia murder was apprehended by U.S. Marshals with the assistance of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office on Friday. Adam District deputies assisted Marshal's Service agents in apprehending Shawn Terrell Greer, 38, at his residence at 116 Lakewood Avenue in Lincolnton in the early morning hours, according to a press release from the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.

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