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Missing teen found after answering her cell phone

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Nearly a week after a local teen’s family reported her missing from her Denver residence, Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives found her Friday morning in Gaston County, a Sheriff’s Office press release said. Deputies called Amanda Marie Atkins’ cell phone Friday morning and met up with her…

Lincoln girl playing lead role in Charlotte ‘Nutcracker’ ballet

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AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer After six years of playing a mouse, a Chinese dancer, a party girl and a variety of other roles, Denver resident Celeste Borman will star as the leading lady in the North Carolina Dance Theatre’s production of “Nutcracker,” opening this weekend. The 13-year-old will dance her…

Teen’s project to help area preemies

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer One Lincoln County teenager is fully embracing the spirit of giving this holiday season. Julianna Peres, who resides in Denver with her family, has taken to heart this notion and is using her own talents to help others. The ninth-grader at SouthLake Christian Academy in Huntersville…

On the way to the Cat Square parade

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A holiday parade that once started as a youth event for a local church more than three decades ago now attracts more than 8,000 people from various counties. The one-of-a-kind 38th annual Cat Square Parade, set for Dec. 8 this year in Vale, started in 1973…

Obituaries — 12-3-12

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Aubrey I. Brewer Aubrey I. Brewer 72, of Lincolnton passed away suddenly on November 27, 2012. He was born in Ripley, Tenn. on July 2, 1940, the son of Palmer and Margie Brewer. Aubrey lived most of his life in Machesney Park, Ill. He graduated from Harlem High School in 1958 and married…

Suspect now accused of touching young girls

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A Lincolnton man, accused in connection with a sex-related incident two months ago with two young girls, may face additional charges in the case, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies said Wesley Dean Cody, 46, of Hovis Road, inappropriately touched two girls, ages 10 and…

Around Town — 12-3-12

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MONDAY Energy assistance Starting today, the Lincoln County Department of Social Services will take applications for their low-income energy assistance program. Individuals must be 60 and up in households that have disabled adults receiving benefits through aging. Applications will be taken through Jan. 31. All other applications will be taken…

Criminal Charges — 12-3-12

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Thomas Lail, 51, of 1158 Park Cir. in Lincolnton was charged Nov. 29 with one count of communicating threats. No bond was set. Reyes Ann Trejo, 27, of 718 Edgegreen Dr. in Charlotte was charged Nov. 29 with one count each…

Police target suspected drug dealers as roundup continues

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Since Wednesday morning, police have apprehended more than 30 people accused of drug-related charges in connection with roundup “Operation Early Christmas,” the first initiative of its kind in 2012 and the department’s fifth one since December 2009, when they carried out “Operation Blue Christmas.” Lt. Brian…

Missing girl found

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Nearly a week after a local teen’s family reported her missing from her Denver residence, Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives found her this morning in Gaston County, a press release said. Deputies called Amanda Marie Atkins’ cell phone Friday morning and met up with her at the tennis…