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Comeback kids

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Frady’s late 3 completes rally as Rebels knock off rival Cherryville RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor VALE — Good shooters fight through slumps. They also come up big when needed most. Dylan Frady had four points in the first three quarters, but exploded for 10 in the fourth, including the game-winning 3-pointer…

LHS girls rally late, stun Forestview

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS Lincolnton’s girls basketball team hosted Gastonia Forestview on Wednesday with the goal of getting some pep back into its step. It did way more than that. Saylor Whitesides scored 18 points, Mikayla Dyson had the game-saving block, and for the first time in head coach Jimmy Carr’s eight…

UPCOMING GAMES — 1/23/15

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Today Basketball E. Lincoln at Bandys Lincoln Charter at Cherryville Lincolnton at W. Lincoln S. Iredell at N. Lincoln Wrestling Bandys at E. Lincoln, 7 p.m. Lincolnton, N. Lincoln at W. Lincoln, 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 Basketball N. Lincoln at E. Lincoln, 3 p.m. Wrestling Lincolnton at Cherryville Invitational…

Around Town — 1-23-15

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SATURDAY Church yard sale Westside House of Prayer, at 4260 Flay Road in Lincolnton, will host a yard sale and hotdog sale beginning at 7 a.m. For more information, call (704) 732-4493. Church breakfast Daniels Lutheran Church, at 3170 Reepsville Road in Lincolnton, will host a country breakfast, open to…

January good for naps, collards and hot soup

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KATHRYN YARBRO Guest Columnist There are some good things about January. The days are getting longer, shirts are on sale, collards are at their best and big bowls of hot soup on cold days. Then in the middle of the month the sunshine warms up several days to remind us…

Business Spotlight: Premier Air

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JACLYN ANTHONY Chief Photographer It isn’t often that a customer comes to own a business they once patronized. After a couple of flights, Mike Bachofner caught the aviation bug and went to Premier Air, a flight school and aviation maintenance facility operating at the Lincoln County Regional Airport (LCRA). In…

Second liquor store planned

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Staff report Lincolnton may soon have a second ABC store. According to ABC Board chairman Mike Owen, documents have been submitted to the North Carolina ABC Commission seeking approval for a location at 627 Riverside Drive, on the western side of the city. A state investigator visited the site on…

Criminal Charges 1-23-15

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:           George Ronald Lovell, 58, of 4827 Maralane Tr. in Denver was charged Jan. 20 with one count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. A $75,000 secured bond was set. Rebecca Henderson Black, 54, of 3542 Navajo…

Man charged with 161 felonies for child rape

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Staff report A Vale man who was arrested in December by Lincolnton Police on charges that he raped a child received a total of 162 additional charges on Tuesday, according to a press release. Danny Lee Hensley, 40, of 7873 Matthew Miller Road, was charged by police with 80 felony…

More suspects nabbed for robbery

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Staff report An 18-year-old Lincolnton man has been arrested in connection with an assault and robbery that allegedly took place during a drug deal on Jan. 17. A 16-year-old has already been arrested in the case and warrants have been secured against another 18-year-old suspect. A 15-year-old suspect was also…