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Lincolnton YMCA celebrates 15 years

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  PHIL PERRY Senior Writer For 15 years, the Lincolnton branch of the YMCA of Greater Charlotte has served the community.  A birthday party at the facility on Monday served as a reminder of what the Lincoln County Family YMCA has meant to Lincolnton and what looks to be continued…

Lincolnton man gets 8 years for woman’s death

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Staff report A Lincolnton man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for running over a Denver woman. Derek Williams pleaded guilty to the 2013 killing of Sherry Tobeler on Tuesday. Williams killed Tobeler with her own truck and left her in the road near the intersection of Highway…

Cherryville man arrested for shooting

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Staff report A Cherryville man has been charged with shooting a Lincolnton man. James Todd Small, 53, of Eaker Road, was charged with one felony count of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury for allegedly shooting David Scott Greene, 44, of Lincoln View Road, with a .22-caliber pistol.…

Councilman Les Cloninger to resign

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PHIL PERRY Senior Writer Lincolnton Councilman John “Les” Cloninger will resign from his seat on the City Council on Thursday, according to a public meeting notice sent out by the city. Cloninger was beginning his 17th year in the elected seat, which he secured again in the November election. “His…

Cherryville man charged with assaulting girlfriend

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Staff report A western Lincoln County man has been charged with assaulting and kidnapping his girlfriend on Sunday. Franklin Luther Beam IV, 35, of Hills-Gates Trail in Cherryville, is accused of assaulting his girlfriend with a metal broomstick and his fists and choking her into unconsciousness. Deputies said the victim…

Former Yankees pitcher shares knowledge, experience with local youth

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PHIL PERRY Senior Writer A former pitcher for the New York Yankees is sharing his wealth of knowledge and experience with area youth through instruction offered at Lincolnton’s “Hitting Academy.” “I’m realistic with kids and their parents about what it takes to get to the next level for them,” Ryan…

Deputies: Kannapolis woman stole $10k in jewelry

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Staff report A Kannapolis woman has been charged with stealing from a Denver home. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office arrested Anna Marie Yates, 31, of 437 Village Park Road, and charged her with stealing two rings worth approximately $10,000. Deputies said Yates was working with a cleaning company and was…

Carolinas HealthCare System opens new Lincolnton urgent care

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ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer Carolinas HealthCare System opened its second Lincoln County urgent care clinic on Friday, a day after a crowded public ceremony celebrated its arrival. The 5,000-square foot building near the intersection of Highway 321 and Highway 27, joins CVS’s Minute Clinic as the only walk-in, immediate-care, non-emergency…

Dave Machado leaving Lincoln Charter, taking position in Raleigh

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ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer The man who has led Lincoln Charter School for most of the past decade will be moving on in the coming months to accept an opportunity with the state in Raleigh. Dave Machado will step away from his post as chief administrator to become director of…

Attention to Detail: Iron Station man helps preserve historic train car

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PHIL PERRY Senior Writer David Strum has a keen interest in American history. That passion, coupled with a love and reputation for bringing back the luster of vintage automobiles, presented a unique opportunity for the entrepreneur, who participated in restoring the exterior of the Ferdinand Magellan rail car. The car,…