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Teen accused of breaking into vehicles, homes in Lincoln Co neighborhood

An 18-year-old was arrested in connection with multiple break-ins that occurred in Lincoln County Monday. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, several homes and vehicles were broken into on Kings Grant Road and Queen's Road in the Lincoln Forest subdivision near Highway 150 in Lincolnt

WBTV - 2017-11-22 17:30:57

Commissioners approve charter school location, library funding

West Lake Preparatory Academy, a new Lincoln County charter school that was approved by the North Carolina Board of Education over the summer, will be built on Triangle Circle in Denver following a unanimous vote from the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners on Monday evening. Rufus Road Partners f

LINCOLNTIMESNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 22:03:00

Locally raised turkeys face uncertain future

Most of the turkeys that will grace tables during Thanksgiving will come from large, commercial farms where the animals are raised entirely in climate-controlled buildings away from the public eye. Forty-six million turkeys are eaten each Thanksgiving, according to the National Turkey Federation. A

LINCOLNTIMESNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 22:06:00

The Donut Hut rolls into Lincoln County

A box of doughnuts is usually a welcome gift, especially for someone with a sweet tooth. Lincolnton resident Hailey Smith Cornwell received the ultimate sweet treat - a food truck completely outfitted to sell fresh doughnuts. Before they got married, Cornwell and her then fiance, Jeffrey, were discu

LINCOLNTIMESNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 21:59:00

Lady Eagles win swim meet

The Lincoln Charter girl's swim team won last week's 12-team swim meet at the Valdese Aquatic Center in Valdese hosted by East Burke High School. The Lady Eagles were winners in six of the events at the meet, and finished with 344 points, 56 points ahead of second-place Patton. St. Stephens took f

LINCOLNTIMESNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 05:05:00

Catawba County Crime Watch: Nov. 10-17

Samantha Lynn Rose, 30, of Newton, was charged with one felony count of possession of a controlled substance. She was issued a $4,000 secured bond. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave Brandy Nicole Earp, 35, of Hickory, was charged with one felony count of larceny of motor vehicle, one misdemeanor count o

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-22 15:30:00

Mayor, council members sworn in during Maiden Town Council meeting

MAIDEN - The Maiden Town Council met Monday, and the mayor and council members were sworn-in, according to a press release. Mayor Bob Smyre and council members Trina Michael, Danny Hipps and Marcus Midgett accepted their new responsibility, and the council elected Max Bumgarner Jr. as mayor pro-temp

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-23 06:00:00

NC youth football team raffles AR-15 to raise money for upcoming trip

A youth football league in Gaston County found a way to finance a team's upcoming playoff trip, and not everyone approved of the way the funds were raised. League leaders raffled off an AR-15 live on Facebook to support the Optimist Pee Wee team from Stanley, WSOC-TV reported. Players were encourag

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-11-22 15:04:00

Jacksonville State junior handles job and family

Cindy Wilson has fond memories of watching her mother, Phyllis Mitchell, and her grandmother, Margaret Mallows, cook. She learned a lot from both women as they prepared meals. Her grandmother has just turned 90, and her grandfather, George Mallows, is 92. After Cindy graduated from Piedmont High, sh

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-21 19:10:00

Three local men indicted in separate rape cases

Two Anniston men charged with rape in separate cases remained in the Calhoun County Jail on Tuesday while a third in another case was released on bond, according to court records. A Calhoun County grand jury last month indicted the three men on the various charges after prosecutors presented the cas

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-21 23:01:00

Anniston man indicted on multiple sex crimes

A grand jury in Calhoun County indicted an Anniston man on multiple sex crime charges. The five-count indictment against 65-year-old James Lynn Roper is for rape, sodomy and incest. The indictment alleges the sex crimes involved a child younger than 12 and happened over a five-year period from 2010

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-11-22 11:46:58

Drug, alcohol and suicide deaths projected to jump in state over next decade

After years battling drug abuse and addiction in Calhoun County, the 33-year-old had a son, which helped him put his priorities in order. Ezell moved to Randolph County where he could more easily get a ride to work. He was clean for 18 months. In May Ezell had a momentary relapse. He took a dose of

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-22 20:55:00

Sheriff's Office sees record turnout for turkey fry

Calhoun County Sheriff's Office deputies and volunteers work to inject and bathe turkeys in Cajun spices during the office's annual turkey fry. (Kirsten Fiscus / The Anniston Star)Kirsten Fiscus Thirty minutes before the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office opened its office at 8 a.m. Wednesday, 200 peop

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-22 19:25:00

Roma's, now Nick's Place, has old and new

Jacksonville residents driving around the Square in recent days probably did a double take when passing by the former Roma's. The 45-year-old restaurant changed names. Nick's Place is the new name that honors its original founder, the late Nick Limberis. His widow, Tina, has worked for decades at th

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-21 19:06:00

People of Etowah: Shane Ellison

Gadsden has always been home for me. What is your occupation? City administration. For those that don't know what that entails, come spend a day at city hall working in the mayor's office with me. You'll either love it or hate it, but you won't be bored! What made you decide to work in your field?

GADSDENMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Moore trains much of his fire on McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took a verbal beating from Roy Moore's supporters again Tuesday - another sign of Moore's unusual battle against a leader in his own party. "What we're seeing, on a national and a worldwide effort, is to stop Judge Moore at any cost," Moore campaign adviser Dea

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-21 23:33:00

Man arrested, charged in sex crime involving child

A Tuskegee man has been arrested and charged in a sexual assault investigation stemming from October, according to the Auburn Police Division. Auburn police arrested Orlando Marquis Sims, 19, Monday, and charged him with two counts of first-degree sodomy. Police say the arrest stems from an Oct. 20

WSFA - 2017-11-21 22:37:35

Tuskegee man charged with two counts of sodomy of Auburn victim under 12

A 19-year-old Tuskegee man is facing two counts of first-degree sodomy charges after Auburn police arrested him Monday on a felony warrant. The arrest of Orlando M. Sims, 19, stems from an investigation conducted after police received an Oct. 20 report of an alleged sodomy having occurred at a Gentr

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-11-21 22:27:00

'Our hearts are absolutely broken': Mother grieving son's murder after 2 bodies found in Macon County

The grieving mother of one of two men found dead in rural Macon County over the weekend said she is devastated by the murder of her firstborn child. The bodies of Atlanta-based rapper Edward Reeves, also known as Bambino Gold, and promoter Kendrick Stokes, also known as Skooly, were discovered Frida

AL.COM - 2017-11-22 13:30:24

$10,000 Reward Offered for Arrest in Murder of Clanton Woman

On November 2, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of possible human remains found in the area of Egg and Butter Road and Oak Drive near Columbiana. With the help of the Alabama Department of Forensic Science, the deceased was identified as Melissa Ann Cleckler, 27, from Clanton

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2017-11-22 22:42:41