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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Lincolnton Fire Department Wins $244k SAFER Grant


LINCOLNTON, NC – Lincolnton Fire Department has been recognized as one of 384 fire departments nationwide to receive the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA).

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Florence Update, Fri 5pm 9/14/18


The City of Lincolnton and Lincoln County have been working hard to prepare our community in advance of Hurricane Florence and any impact to our area. According to the National Weather Service, Lincoln County may experience anywhere from 8 to 13 inches of...

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Lincolnton News Updates
Posted on: September 14, 2018

City Parks closing in advance of Florence


The Lincolnton Parks & Recreation Department is preparing our facilities for winds and rain in the coming days. The Lentz Recreation Center & gym will close at 3pm today and all city parks will be closed at 7pm tonight. This includes Betty Ross Pa...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Lincoln County & Lincolnton prepare for Hurricane Florence


Lincolnton, NC, September 12, 2018 – 

With the latest forecast showing Florence likely to grow in strength and threaten the eastern coast of North Carolina, Lincoln County Emergency Management is urging all residents, businesses and visitors to pr...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

New Recycling Pilot Program


The curbside recycling program may be suspended, but the City will continue to collect and dispose of residential recycling. Residents are encouraged to drop-off single stream, one-bin recycling materials at City Park every Saturday between 8am-4pm.&n...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Downtown Public Art Continues to Expand

FFP quilt, Tom Owen

Downtown Lincolnton public art expanding


Artist Tom Owen with the barn quilt he painted of a Carolina and North Western Railroad caboose, which is located near the splash pad in downtown Lincolnton.

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

East Water Street Has New Water Lines


East Water Street between Court Square & S Academy will be closed thru Friday, 8/3

Long planned water main line replacement work on East Water Street is set to begin on Thursday, July 26, 2018. East Water Street from Court Square to South Academy will ...

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Lincolnton News Updates
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Open Heart, Open Wings - New Public Art in Lincolnton

Open Wings

New public art installation takes wing on Rail Trail

Michelle T. Bernard

Jul 4, 2018

Artist Heather Tompkins poses on Monday with the wings that she painted in the tunnel under East Main Street on the Marcia Cloninger Rail Trail. Photo by Michelle T. Bernard...

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Lincolnton News Updates
Posted on: June 29, 2018

City Recycling Program Update


Since the City of Lincolnton suspended its curbside recycling pick-up effective June 15, staff has been working diligently on alternatives. The Public Works department is researching multiple options to continue providing cost-effective and efficient recy...

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Lincolnton News Updates
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Business is booming in downtown Lincolnton

city street (denver citizen, 6.14.18)

Business is booming in downtown Lincolnton

In with the old, enhanced by the new



The Meating Place, Good Wood Pizzeria and Guita...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Recycling Program Suspended


Due to circumstances beyond its control, the City of Lincolnton is suspending its curbside recycling program effective Friday, June 15, 2018.

The city will pick up recycling next week, June 11-15, and recycling bin pick-up will discontinue at that time. So...

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Lincolnton News Updates
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Trail Expansion Grants Announced

rail trail at tunnel

5/30/2018 7:53:00 AM

Lincoln Herald Staff

The Carolina Thread Trail Governing Board has announced awards totaling $450,300 in implementation grants for projects along the Thread Trail to the City of Lincolnton, City of Shelby, Catawba La...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

New Stop Signs in Downtown Lincolnton

4 way stop

Downtown drivers need to pay attention to new traffic stop signs unveiled in downtown Lincolnton on Wednesday.

You’ve probably seen them hiding, covered in plastic. As of Wednesday morning May 16, motorists will need to actually STOP at several i...

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Lincolnton News Updates
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Lincolnton Departments Earn Top Safety Awards


The Lincolnton Street & Solid Waste and Distribution & Collection Departments have achieved recognition as OSHA Public Sector SHARP employers by the NC Department of Labor.  The SHARP (Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program) de...

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Lincolnton News Updates
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Lincolnton awarded EPA grants to stimulate development


EPA Awards Grant Funds to Evaluate “Brownfields” in Lincolnton, NC

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it is awarding a $300,000 grant to the City of Lincolnton to be used to help restore deserted properties to u...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Blueway plans approved by city council

Canoe and Kayak Launch  Rendering-rotated (3)

Lincolnton is another step closer to building a water access point on the South Fork River with a new kayak/canoe launch and fishing pier. The Lincolnton City Council approved bids to build the blueway water access point at Betty Ross Park on Thursday, Ma...

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Lincolnton News Updates
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Lincolnton on the Appalachian Mural Trail

Threshing Grain

Three of Lincolnton's beautiful murals are now part of the Appalachian Mural Trail.

Threshing Grain, The Rail Trail Train and the Madison-Derr Iron Furnace murals beautifully depict Lincolnton's history and our community's heritage.

"We are thrilled th...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

CBJ highlights Lincolnton growth


By   – Senior Staff Writer, Charlotte Business Journal


Lincolnton Mayor Ed Hatley at first likes the word “renaissance” when describing all the development and renovation going on downto...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

NEW Garbage & Recycling Routes!


We are updating our garbage collection routes to better serve you!

More efficient scheduling of our trucks will speed up our collection process and improve route services. Some residents may have a NEW pick-up day based on new zones.

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Posted on: January 16, 2017

Garbage Pickup Regulations

The city does not pickup or dispose the following items:

Electronics: Small appliances, computers, printers,monitors, stereos, TV's, microwaves, VCR and DVD players, etc.

Construction & Demolition Debris: Barrels, bricks, carpet, concrete, contaminated ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Now You Can Pay Parking Tickets Online


You may also still pay your parking tickets Monday through Friday (except during holidays) between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at City Hall located at 114 West Sycamore Street.

**The Police Department does not accept any payments for citations.**...Click For More Details

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