Kuthan beats the buzzer to give East Lincoln conference title

HICKORY – The East Lincoln Mustangs entered the season as the defending South Fork 2A champions, but the balance of power in the league was upset from day one, when the Lake Norman Charter Knights left Denver with a 60-55 victory in the conference-opener Dec. 20. The race was on from there, and while the Mustangs returned the favor with […]

Lincolnton man arrested for kidnapping, assault

LINCOLNTON – A Lincolnton man was arrested for kidnapping and assault after he allegedly punched, kicked, choked and bit his girlfriend while under the influence of alcohol. When officers arrived at Benny Ray Garrett’s house on North Aspen Street Feb. 16, a woman at the home told them Garrett picked her up around 5 p.m. and brought her there, according […]

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