The O-N-E Morning Read: Wednesday, Jan. 4

Charlie Sybrant’s family and friends continue life without her after an underage drunk driver hit and killed the young woman more than two years ago.

The man responsible for her death begged her family for forgiveness on the day he was sentenced to 55 months in prison.

Complete details in the Wednesday edition of The O-N-E.

The O-N-E was first to report Newton’s decision to keep open its pool another summer on Twitter @TheONENews. Complete details from Tuesday night's pool discussion featured in The O-N-E’s print and online editions.

A plea deal is also in the works for Zahra Baker’s father. He faces felony charges of identity theft and obtaining property by false pretenses:

Other news featured Wednesday:

• St. Stephens scored a swimming sweep at the Catawba County Championships:

• The Red Hat Sophisticates collected 113 pounds of food for area Christian ministries. See their photo in Your News.

• The Hickory DAR chapter announces the 2011-12 Good Citizen Award winners.

• VESCO ToyoLift delivers $5,000 to Sipe’s Orchard Home.

• Someone’s in the kitchen with O-N-E Reporter Nash Dunn, but the way he cooks that won’t last long. He chronicles his culinary misadventures on the Perspectives page. Have a recipe idea for Nash? Send it to

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