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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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Missing Girl
Lincolnton Police are asking for help from the public in finding a 15-year-old girl who has been reported missing.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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Police Asking Help in Finding Stolen Trailer
The Gaston County Police Department is investigating the theft of a dump trailer stolen from a house under construction off Weaver Dairy Road in Bessemer City that occurred sometime between last Tuesday (Sept. 14th at 6:00 PM and 9 AM on Friday (Sept. 17th).

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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School Mask Update
Gaston County Schools will continue to require masks until Oct. 18th.  The School Bord voted Monday.

Monday, September 20, 2021
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Second Schools Staff Member Dies From COVID
Lincoln County Schools have now had two staff members--a teacher and a custodian/bus driver to die from the COVID-19 virus.

Monday, September 20, 2021
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Apple Festival Canceled
The Lincoln County Apple Festival is the latest victim to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The decision was announced late Monday morning (Sept. 20th) that the festival, which had been planned for Saturday October 16th, has been canceled.

Monday, September 20, 2021
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Victim of Monday Morning Wreck Identified
The victim of a single vehicle accident Monday morning (Sept. 13th) on Interstate 85 near McAdenville has been identified as a 64-year-old Arden, NC, man.

Friday, September 17, 2021
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Man Stabbed To Death, Domestic Partner Charged
Gaston County Police have made an arrest in a Tuesday evening stabbing.

Friday, September 17, 2021
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State News
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BBB Scam Alert: "Grandma, Help!"
Emergency scams, sometimes called "grandparent scams," prey on the willingness of an unsuspecting, worried individual to help friends and family in need. 

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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Denver Man Sentenced For Defrauding Former Employer Of More Than $4 Million
Michael Guzman, 43, of Denver, was sentenced today (August 26, 2021) to 54 months in prison and two years of supervised release for defrauding his former employer of more than $4 million.

Thursday, August 26, 2021
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Eleven Methamphetamine Traffickers Are Sentenced To Prison
According to filed court documents and court proceedings, from 2018 to April 2019, the co-defendants were involved in a drug conspiracy that trafficked and distributed methamphetamine in Catawba, Lincoln, Caldwell, and Alexander Counties and elsewhere in Western North Carolina.

Thursday, August 5, 2021
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Catawba County Man Sentenced To 13-1/2 Years
Lester Deontae Lackey, 30, of Newton, N.C. robbed two Hickory-area businesses at gunpoint in March 2020. He was apprehended following a vehicle pursuit through two counties.

Thursday, August 5, 2021
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Cooper, Biden Issue New Orders
North Carolina reported 3268 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, the largest number in a single day since February.  Hospitalizations with the virus, swelled to 1141.

Friday, July 30, 2021
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Former Car Dealership Owner Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud
Joseph E. Stasney, a/k/a Buddy Stasney, 59, of Denver, N.C., appeared before U.S. District Judge Kenneth D. Bell today and pleaded guilty to wire fraud, for executing a fraudulent auto loan scheme to obtain in excess of $250,000 from a financial institution.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
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Teachers Can Apply For Aquarium Scholars Grants For 2021-22 School Year
Aquarium Scholars offers funding for Title 1 schools to help remove barriers that may hinder educational opportunities with the aquariums. More than $120,000 in mini grants will be awarded to help with trip costs, transportation fees and other needs.

Monday, July 26, 2021
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Religion
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Childers Family To Perform Sept. 25
Lincolnton’s own Childers Family will perform a gospel concert on Saturday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m. at Living Word Ministries of Lowesville

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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Luke 11:13
If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children...

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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Acts 20:35
In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak...

Monday, September 20, 2021
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Hebrews 13:2
Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers...

Sunday, September 19, 2021
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Proverbs 16:7
When people’s lives please the Lord...

Saturday, September 18, 2021
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Christian Ministry Food Distributions Start Saturday

LINCOLNTON––Christian Ministry’s food distributions will begin this Saturday.
That’s the word Thursday from executive director Mitzi Williams. Saturday at 8 a.m., there will be a distribution of free food at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Lincolnton.



Friday, September 17, 2021
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Upcoming Church Events
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Friday, September 17, 2021
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Opinion
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A 6.1% Bump In Social Security?
The news keeps getting better for Social Security recipients.

Monday, September 20, 2021
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Statues--Symbols Of History Or Of Racism
A recent Lincoln Herald opinion column bemoaned the removal of the statue of Robt. E. Lee from its former location in Richmond, Virginia.  Another Confederate statue--one in Gaston County--will be discussed in court this week.

Sunday, September 19, 2021
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Readers Laud Lark For Confederate Monument Piece
The Lincoln Herald recently received some Letters to the Editor referencing the recent Conservative Point of View column of September 15th.

Sunday, September 19, 2021
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Confederate Monuments Go Down, Maoism Goes Up
This was a sad day for Virginia, for Dixie and for America. The work of famed French sculptor Antonin Mercié, in place on Monument Avenue for 130 years, was long considered one of the finest equine and military-themed statues in the world was taken down.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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House Names Enchant Me
What’s more enchanting than a house with a name? I’m talking an official one painted on a swinging shingle out front such as “Wind Knoll” or “Cedar Run” or “Boone Farm.”

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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Christian Ministry Appreciates Herald's Work
Thank you for doing such a great job on the food distribution article!

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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One More Remembrance
There were heroes and villains.  The villians were political and religious zealots determined to bring terrorism to the US.  The heroes included the passengers on United Airlines Flight 93, who kept one group of villains from accomplishing a fourth attack and gave their own lives to save others.  Saturday was the 20th anniversary of that day that changed lives forever.

Sunday, September 12, 2021
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Sports
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Scores/Schedule
Here are the scores and schedule for high school volleyball.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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Lincolnton & East Lincoln Tops in Conferences
The Lincolnton Wolves soccer team beat Bandys and East Lincoln whipped Statesville Monday afternoon as the Wolves and Mustangs held onto the top spots in their conferences.  East Lincoln is now 3-0 in the Western Foothills 3A Conference. Lincolnton is 3-0 in the Catawba Valley 2A Conference.

Monday, September 20, 2021
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Soccer Schedule for Monday (9/20)
The Lincolnton soccer team, ranked #1 in the western region among NC 2A schools, will host Bandys at 6 PM Monday (Sept. 20th) with the top spot in the Catawba Valley Conference on the line.  

Monday, September 20, 2021
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Games Of Friday Night Sept. 17th
West Lincoln is now 4-0 after an overtime win over Bandys.  East had to play without Tyler Mizzell, but a freshman QB played well, and they came close to pulling it out with a field goal before losing to Hickory.  North Lincoln lost at Statesville, and Lincolnton played well on defense but lost to unbeaten Bunker Hill.  Here are the scores.

Friday, September 17, 2021
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Football Schedule
Lincolnton's JV game with Bunker Hill was canceled Thursday, but other JV games were being played--Bandys JVs at West Lincoln, Hickory JVs at East Lincoln, Statesville JVs at North Lincoln, and East Burke JVs at Maiden.  Now here's the schedule for Friday night's varsity games.

Thursday, September 16, 2021
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LMS Wildcats Win Over ERMS
The Lincolnton Middle School Wildcats hosted East Rutherford Middle School on Thursday, Sept. 9 at Von Ray Harris Stadium.  The Wildcats took home the win with a final score of LMS 20 ERMS 8.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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High School Football
West Lincoln held on for a 21-19 win at Ashbrook to advance to 3-0.  Shelby lost, but after trailing 44-14, they cut the lead to 44-37 before falling to South Pointe 51-37. The Bunker Hill Bears are 3-0 after beating North Iredell 41-0.  Maiden had to go to overtime to beat Christ School 27-21 and are also 3-0.

Friday, September 10, 2021
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Today In History - September 22
Today in History in 1817 John Quincy Adams became U.S. Secretary of State; in 1973 Henry Kissinger was sworn in as U.S. Secretary of State; and in 1989  composer Irving Berlin (God Bless America), died at age 101.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
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Today In History - September 21
Today in History in 1780 Benedict Arnold gives British Major Andre plans to West Point; in 1937 J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' is published; and in 1957 "Perry Mason" with Raymond Burr premieres on CBS-TV.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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Today In History - September 20
Today in History in 1519 Ferdinand Magellan starts first successful circumnavigation of the world; in 1904 Orville and Wilbur Wright fly a circle in their Flyer II; and in 1973 vocalist Jim Croce (Time in a Bottle), dies in a plane crash at age 30.

Monday, September 20, 2021
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Today In History - September 19
Today in History in 1778 the Continental Congress passed the first budget of the United States; in 1881 - James A. Garfield, 20th President (1881), died of gunshot wound at age 49; and in 1960 the #1 record was “Twist” by Chubby Checker.

Sunday, September 19, 2021
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Today In History - September 18
Today in History in 1846 Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning exchanged last letters before eloping; and in 1965 "I Dream of Jeannie", starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, premiered on NBC.

Saturday, September 18, 2021
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Today In History - September 17
Today in History in 1789 William Herschel discovers Mimas, a satellite of Saturn; in 1862 the bloodiest day in the American Civil War as 23,110 die at the Battle of Antietam; and in 1989 Hurricane Hugo began its four day sweep through the Caribbean.

Friday, September 17, 2021
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Today In History - September 16
Today in History in 1782 the Great Seal of the U.S. was used for the first time; in 1908 Carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors in Flint, Michigan; and in 1997 Apple Computer named co-founder Steve Jobs temporary CEO.

Thursday, September 16, 2021
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Community
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Union Elementary Named Blue Ribbon School
Union Elemenary School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2021.  

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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Cruisin' for a Cause
The 10th annual Cruisin' for a Cause happened Saturday night (Sept. 18th) in downtown Lincolnton.

Sunday, September 19, 2021
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Sarah Grembecki Earns Girl Scouts' Highest Honor
Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont is pleased to announce that Sarah Grembecki of Denver has earned her Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting.

Friday, September 17, 2021
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Constitution Week
This is the 20th in our series of articles from the SAR & DAR about local patriots, events, and other historical information being presented as we prepare for America's 250th birthday, now less than five years away. This Friday (September 17th) is Constitution Day and the beginng of Constitution Week.

Friday, September 17, 2021
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What's Happening!
Here's information on some of the things happening this weekend in our area.

Friday, September 17, 2021
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Summer's Last Hurrah--Almost
It was the last Alive After Five concert of 2021, and after a gloomy day with lots of periods of light rain, it wasn't certain it would happen--but it did, and those who attended got a chance to say goodbye to Summer enjoying the music of the Cat5 Band.

Friday, September 17, 2021
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Lincoln County School Board Reverses Mandatory Mask Policy
This is the official Lincoln County Schools press release on the Tuesday night (Sept. 14th) decision.  One Lincoln Herald note:  the 4-3 vote was: voting 'yes'--Heather Rhyne, who made the motion, Mark Mullen, Christina Sutton, Tony Jenkins; voting 'no'--Joan Avery, Myra Heavner, Todd Wulfhorst.

Friday, September 17, 2021
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