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Aspiring Eagle Scout

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Junior leads N. Lincoln volleyball

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North Lincoln junior Sydney Wilkinson excelled at volleyball last year as a sophomore and there’s no reason Lady Knights head coach Lynn Rhyne doesn’t think she can’t do it again. “She’s just a leader and I see her leading this team the whole year and next year,” Rhyne said. “She…

Two nabbed in sheriff’s raid

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A convicted felon and a fugitive from Michigan were arrested Friday after a raid by the Tactical Response Team of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department on an east Lincoln County home that resulted in the recovery of guns, drugs and money. Charles Earnest Walker, 35, of 5664 Old Plank Road…

R.E.A.D.Y. Services helps kin of deceased

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After losing a loved one, Denver resident Ginger Zaremski started a business dedicated to removing and donating items owned by a person who has deceased or moved away. R.E.A.D.Y Services, is a contracting and consulting company who helps with the “overwhelming” task of itemizing a person’s possessions for recycling or…

Elvis impersonator in show to benefit Crime Stoppers

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A renowned Elvis impersonator will soon make headlines in the Carolinas. Ryan Pelton, along with Grammy award-winning gospel group The Imperials, is scheduled to perform at the “Elvis” Holiday Tribute Show 6:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. “This is going to be a…

All he has to do is sing naturally

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For 19-year-old Adam Rose of Maiden, being a musician just comes naturally. “My whole family does music, literally everyone,” he said. According to Rose, the members of his father’s side of the family are known to be musically inclined. He says his dad is a keyboard player and his grandmother,…

Trip to Prague impacts YMCA teen leaders

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Going to Prague was a life-changing experience for those representing the Lincoln County Family YMCA at a YMCA teen leadership conference held in the eastern European city. “I think what surprised me the most was how much the teens grew,” said Julie Foreman, program director. “They came back with a…

‘The Producers’ ready to take the stage

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West Lincoln JROTC cadets go to sea on U.S. Navy ship

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West Lincoln High School’s Naval JROTC program took 15 cadets to sea this summer. Along with spending five days “under way,” or 50 to 100 miles offshore, they also earned certification in sailing small crafts. Those certifications, senior Ryan Helton said, are lifelong and can be used on bases “as…

Principal will have many hats

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Christy Hutchinson, the new principal at Lincoln Charter School’s east campus, always knew she wanted to work in education. She cites that realization as occurring around second grade, but she says her mother tells people Hutchinson knew her future career path before that. “I was telling my brothers what to…