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Homecoming ‘prank’ results in standing ovation

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AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer Stories on students across the country being bullied at school have filled the headlines of newspapers, magazines and TV news stations recently, namely after the story broke about 16-year-old Whitney Kropp of Michigan who mentioned suicide after being embarrassed by classmates who jokingly nominated her for…

Public hearings: ‘Not in my back yard’

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer Public hearings for a storage facility and an Internet sweepstakes center drew some complaints from neighboring residents at Monday’s meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners. The first, a request from LandMark Self Storage to rezone property, located roughly 250 feet west of N.C. 150…

Obituaries — 10-3-12

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Charlotte Odene Wilson Hardison MAIDEN — Charlotte Odene Wilson Hardison, age 54, of Lincolnton passed away September 30, 2012 at Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville. Born October 5, 1957 in Catawba County, she was the daughter of Marie Willis Wilson and the late Lee Gordon “L.G.” Wilson Jr.…

Criminal charges — 10-3-12

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Tyler Lewis Howe, 25, of 504 Revenur Ridge Ln. A in Hiddenite, N.C., was charged Sept. 27 with one count of conspiracy. No bond was set. Glenn Wayne Helms, 50, of 1047 Spring Valley Ln. in Lincolnton was charged Sept. 27…

Around Town — 10-3-12

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WEDNESDAY Quilt Guild Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet 10 a.m. to noon at the Lincoln County Senior Center on the Gaston College Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. For more information, contact Linda at (704) 483-2778 or Tony Darr at (704) 992-2871 or ldarrnc@aol.com Last Man’s Club The…

Reader’s Forum — 10-3-12

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Thanks for Apple Festival teamwork According to Knute Rockne, legendary football coach at Notre Dame, “ the secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team. As a coach, I play not my 11 best, but my best 11.” Teamwork highlighted in this quote took on special…

Funny things that we used to say

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CHARLES EUREY Guest columnist I recently wrote about some of the “old timey” words that were once a part of our everyday conversations, and I would like to continue in that train of thought a bit further. Gobbledegook: “Everything he told us about the used car we were looking at…

Student arrested for disarmed grenade

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Deputies arrested a local high school student for having a disarmed grenade on campus last week. Adam Riley Tadlock, 16, of the 4000 block of Summit Ridge Lane in Denver, was jailed under a $5,000 secured bond Friday and charged with one count of perpetrating a…

Cherryville teen charged in rape of Lincoln teen

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A Cherryville teen raped a young western Lincoln County girl he met on Facebook this past summer, the Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies charged Robert William Carl Weaver, 19, of 6613 Highway 182, Tuesday morning with one felony count of statutory rape of a person 13-, 14-…

City to consider funding for re-enactment, happenin’

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer The Lincolnton City Council will consider funding requests for two annual events during its meeting Thursday night. Jason Harpe of the Lincoln County Historical Association will ask council members to allot $2,000 for next year’s Battle of Ramsour’s Mill Re-enactment, which takes place each spring. An…