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Criminal Charges — 5-17-13

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Paul Anthony McGuigan Jr., 27, of 3553 Seminole Dr. in Maiden was charged May 13 with one count each of second-degree trespassing and worthless check. No bond was set. Renaldo Tyrod Williams, 43, of 559 Belfast Dr. in Gastonia was charged…

Sheriff Carpenter endorses N.C. House bill

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Lincoln and Gaston County Sheriff’s officials have teamed up to support a state bill calling for better mobile communications coverage in each of the counties’ rural districts. The North Carolina Senate passed its first reading of House Bill 664, also known as the The Cell Tower…

Hosting yard sales is a lot of work

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KATHRYN YARBRO Guest columnist The signs are out all over town and up and down country roads. Some have been nailed to utility poles and some just stuck in dirt. Folks who have been storing junk are now cleaning closets and ready to get rid of some stuff. And now…

Division of Workforce Solutions Job Listings — 5-17-13

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Certified Nursing Assistant Second Shift (Job #010201100) Must have high school diploma, CNA certification and six months of experience in long-term care. Need ability to think under pressure and communicate effectively. Must be able to handle the pressures and responsibilities that come with this position. Work well with others. MIG…

NL golf closes 2A run with second-place finish

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Knights take runner-up for third year in a row at states MICHAEL GEBELEIN News Editor North Lincoln’s move from the 2A to 3A classification probably has many 2A golf programs breathing a collective sigh of relief. The Knights have been ever-present in the top two spots in the state championship…

Wolves hold spring practices

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The Lincolnton Wolves are back on the football field. The team is currently holding spring practices — running plays and working on defensive drills. Football teams across the state can hold their first official practices on August 1, with the first game of the season on August 23.…

Lincoln Charter drops Swain in baseball playoffs

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Staff report The Lincoln Charter Eagles defeated the Swain County Maroon Devils in the second round of the 1A state baseball tournament 19-2 on Tuesday. David Scoggins started on the mound and struck out seven Swain County batters with six hits and one earned run. Christian Hilty came in to…

Fishin’ with Capt. Gus!: Fish Tales

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GUS GUSTAFSON Guest Columnist The best thing about a fish tale is that no proof or documentation is required. Sometimes the very best tales occurred years ago on a far off body of water with few, if any, witnesses and no pictures. It’s funny, but most fish stories are about…

Schedules — 5-17-13

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Baseball playoffs West Lincoln hosts East Rutherford at 8 p.m. today. Admission is $4.…

Hull wins wrestling championship

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