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Joey Briggs Is New Veterans Services Director

West Lincoln man is U.S. Army veteran

West Lincoln’s own Joey Briggs is Lincoln County’s new veterans services director. He will replace outgoing director Alex Patton, who is retiring.

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Today In History – December 1

December 1 is the 335th day of the year

Today in 1865 Shaw University, the first historically black university in the southern United States, is founded in Raleigh, North Carolina; and in 1878 President Rutherford B. Hayes gets the first telephone installed in the White House.

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Today In History – November 30

November 30 is the 334th day of the year

Today in 2018 George H. W. Bush, American politician, and 41st President of the United States passed away.

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State Budget Allocates Funds To Lincoln County

More than $53 million for local purposes

The list includes allocations to Lincoln County, the City of Lincolnton, the Lincoln County Schools, multiple fire departments (including Alexis in Gaston County) and other private entities operating within Lincoln County.

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Auditions For Bright Star, Sunday & Monday

Also: a Dickens of a time at Cherryville Little Theatre

Come out and audition for Bright Star, the bluegrass-themed musical by famed comic actor and banjoist Steve Martin and singer-songwriter Edie Brickell. You must be at least 14 years of age to audition.

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Today In History – November 29

November 29 is the 333rd day of the year

Today in 1877 Thomas Edison demonstrates his phonograph; In 1929 U.S. Admiral Richard E. Byrd leads the first expedition to fly over the South Pole; and in 1963 U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson establishes the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of JFK.

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Upcoming Church Events

Email your events to us at [email protected]

Lighting the Tree Project, Rabies Clinic, Drive Through Nativity, Christmas Concert, and more; PLUS more dates to save for upcoming events! Email your events to us.

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Three Family Yard Sale December 2

2835 Landers Church Road, Lincolnton, NC 28092

December 2 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 2835 Landers Church Road, Lincolnton, NC 28092 (Off of Boy Scout Road in Crouse). Rine or Shine!

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Sherrill’s Ford Woman Charged With Embezzlement

On October 9, 2023, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began an embezzlement investigation after the owner of the business located in the 4300 block of North Hwy 16 Business filed a report stating money was missing from the business account.

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Today In History – November 28

November 28 is the 332nd day of the year

Today in 1925 the Grand Ole Opry begins broadcasting in Nashville, Tennessee, as the WSM Barn Dance; and in 1929 Berry Gordy, American songwriter and producer, who founded Motown Records was born.

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