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UPDATED–Police: Man at-large after stealing vehicle in Gaston Co., robbing Lincolnton bank

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Police have identified a man accused of robbing a bank in Lincolnton Thursday morning before fleeing the scene in a stolen vehicle. Officers have secured a felony warrant against Jean Pierre Gendron, 49, for robbery with a dangerous weapon, consider him “dangerous,” according to a Lincolnton…

Event celebrates bill placing limits on commercial breeders

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    ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer   Lincoln and Gaston County animal advocates are invited to attend Humane Lobby Day on Friday. The event, held at Lincoln County Animal Services, will allow those attending to thank members of the state House of Representatives for passing the Commercial Breeder Bill, known…

Dirt bike stolen from murder scene

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Police were called to the scene of a recent murder in Lincolnton on Monday after neighbors said they spotted someone suspicious on the property. Officers responded to the home on Salem Church Road around 9 p.m. after neighbors contacted 911. Police said they canvassed…

Lincoln County Hospice settling in at new location

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    JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Hospice & Palliative Care Lincoln County will observe its recent move to a larger facility with a special celebration for the community Thursday at the new location. Following nearly three decades of being stationed on North Cedar Street in Lincolnton, with little parking…

Meet the Candidate: Bill Beam

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    ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer   Lincoln County resident Bill Beam has spent his entire life enjoying the opportunities the county has to offer. His home, located in North Brook, sits on the acres of land his grandfather once owned. “It’s home for me,” he said. “I like history…

Meth, needles, fake IDs seized during traffic stop

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Deputies said they arrested two Catawba County residents and one Caldwell County man Sunday morning after locating a knife, hypodermic needles, counterfeit identification documents and methamphetamine inside the suspects’ vehicle during a traffic stop on N.C. 27 West in Lincolnton. Officers initiated a stop on the…

Criminal Charges 4-2-14

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  The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:   Tonya Lorene Harris, 44, of 10 Chapman St. in Lincolnton was charged March 28 with four counts of failure to appear and one count of surrender of surety. A $45,000 secured bond was set. Danny Edward Patterson, 56, of…

Artificial reefs added to bottom of Lake Norman

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Staff report North Carolina Wildlife Federation staff and volunteers are making strides to improve Lake Norman’s fish habitats. The organization recently deployed multiple artificial rock reefs to the bottom of the lake through a track and hoe system. According to North Carolina Wildlife Federation Conservation Coordinator Christopher North, the addition…

Program helps future childcare professionals

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AMY WADSWORTH Guest Columnist Sandra Gunn’s goal is to be director at a childcare center and she is not going to stop until she gets there. Her story is one that is inspiring because in addition to working full time at Toddler Time Child Care Center in Gastonia, she has…

Selecting best social security benefit option

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MARTY REID Guest columnist Evidence suggests that many individuals may not be receiving adequate advice in selecting their social security retirement benefit. This is mainly due to the confusing spousal benefit options. While beginning the benefit at age 62, before full retirement age, is a popular option, it may not…