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Business Spotlight: Habibi Frozen Yogurt

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Frozen yogurt shop coming to Lincolnton’s Court Square ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Downtown Lincolnton visitors will soon be able to enjoy a sweet treat at Habibi Frozen Yogurt, an up-and-coming frozen yogurt parlor located on the city’s Court Square. The owner, Radwan Yousef, is the younger brother of Osama Yousef,…

Around Town — 10-3-14

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SATURDAY Indoor yard sale An indoor yard sale and bake sale will be at Messiah United Methodist Church from 8 a.m.–2 p.m. For more information, please call (704) 736 – 1988. LHS Class Reunion The Lincolnton High School Class of 1984 Reunion will be at Court Street Grille from 7-11…

Obituaries —10-3-14

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Abbie Chester Bearden Abbie Chester Bearden, 89, of Alexis, passed away peacefully at Meadowood Nursing Center on Thursday October 2, following a long battle with Alzheimers disease. Abbie was born on January 16, 1925 in New Albany, Indiana and was raised in Birmingham, Ala., the daughter of the late George…

Back to basics

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Knights regroup to drop Cougars RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor PUMPKIN CENTER — North Lincoln got back to the basics, and it paid off. J-Mo Thompson ran for 148 yards and two touchdowns, and the Knights made sure to hold onto the football this week as they defeated Alexander Central 21-9…

LHS, EL set to go

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor Science has wondered for ages what would happen if an unstoppable force met an immovable object. Based on statistics, it’ll happen tonight. East Lincoln, the top offense in the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A Conference, hosts Lincolnton and its league-leading defense at 7:30 with far more…

Valentine becoming an offensive force for EL

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor DENVER — Damarius Valentine made his mark last season as a shutdown defensive back for East Lincoln. This season, he’s making defensive backs pay. Valentine, a senior who rarely comes off the field, is having an explosive season at wide receiver this year for the undefeated…

BOYS SOCCER — EL comes up short against N-C

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor DENVER — Bad luck cost East Lincoln in its upset bid of second-ranked Newton-Conover. The Red Devils capitalized on their chances while the Mustangs didn’t, and Newton-Conover held on for a 2-0 win on Wednesday to stay unbeaten in league play. Newton-Conover (14-1, 8-0 Southern District…

LOCAL ROUNDUP — Rebels clinch girls tennis playoff berth

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS West Lincoln’s girls tennis team is going to the state playoffs. The Rebels defeated Bandys 7-2 on Thursday and Lincolnton 6-3 on Wednesday, and clinched the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A Conference’s No. 2 dual-team state playoff seed, which begins Oct. 14. The Rebels (11-2, 6-1) wrapped up…

Sports Calendar — 10/3/14

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Upcoming games This list of event may not include changes or postponements not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. All volleyball doubleheaders begin with junior varsity at 4:30 p.m., and varsity to follow, unless otherwise noted. All other times listed are varsity start times: Today Varsity football Lincolnton at E. Lincoln,…

Criminal Charges 10-3-14

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Gina Marie Trinidad, 34, of 1419 Branton Dive in Iron Station was charged September 30 with one count of failure to appear. A $500 secured bond was set. Tony McGale Henderson, 48, of 242 Hilltop Road in Lincolnton was charged September…