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Entering Lent With St. Jude’s Arm

It’s not every day you get a chance to view bones of an Apostle. Such was the case Feb. 15, when a fellow church member and I had a rare chance to see the bones of St. Jude Thaddeus—one of Jesus’ Apostles.

Colonel John Louis Cook

The American Revolution fight for independence was not won by a single, united army of patriots. Among those who helped America succeed and become a nation were people of multiple ethnicities. One of those was a man who could rightfully claim both African and Native American descent. In this, another …

82 Years Of Change

What did she see... 1942 to 2024... She remembers cars without bumpers... WWII war effort needed the metal... Seeing many cars with flat tires... That seemed normal back then...

Here’s Lincoln Lore You Can’t Make Up

With Presidents Day fast approaching, what better time to delve into some amazing Lincoln lore.

Black Patriots of the American Revolution

African Americans were also important to the cause of American independence although their contributions have largely been overlooked. In this, another in the series of articles from the SAR & DAR leading up to America's 250th birthday in 2026, Jennifer Baker recalls some of the efforts of the black patriots …
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Register & Vote!

Today (Friday Feb. 9th) is the last day to register to vote on Primary Election Day March 5th.

Kindness Is Powerful

Well when did the problem start... It actually took years... Years of good health... Years of little thought about body parts...

On The Right Track

For more than 175 years, trains have played a crucial role in North Carolina’s transportation system. And locally, in Gaston County, Amtrak operates a station at 350 Hancock St. in Gastonia.

The Captain John Malcolm Incidents

Article from the SAR & DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday. John Malcolm was a British sea captain and army officer who was the 'victim' of the most publicized tarring and feathering during the American Revolutionary period.

Social District Coming?

The Lincolnton City Council will talk at its meeting this Thursday (Feb. 1st) about establishing a social district in downtown Lincolnton.
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US Attorney’s Office, IRS Criminal Investigation Targets Tax Fraudsters

US Attorney’s Office, IRS Criminal Investigation targets tax fraudsters, urges taxpayers to protect themselves during tax season.

Piano Reprise A Trip Down Memory Lane

Other than shots, few things gave me more dread than music lessons. I dreaded the practice. I could always find something more fun to do, but my mother put the hammer down whenever I made noise about quitting.

Thank You For Bringing Joy To Children Around The World

Generosity throughout Lincolnton contributed to a successful shoebox gift collection season at drop-off locations for the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child.

Bonhomme Richard

In this, another in the series of articles from the SAR & DAR leading up to the celebration of America's 250th birthday in 2026, Jennifer Baker tells about the ship on which John Paul Jones uttered the phrase, "Sir, I have not yet begun to fight!" A phrase indicative of …

Room in the Inn

By the time you read this, I will be getting ready to deliver dinner to the cold-weather emergency shelter in Newton.
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