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Deputies: Man fled on stolen motorcycle

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ANNIE BLACKBURN
Staff Writer
 A Cherryville man was placed under arrest early Thursday morning after attempting elude a Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputy on a stolen motorcycle.
Coley Phillip Craft, 43, of 207 Bell Street in Cherryville, was charged with one felony count each of operating a motor vehicle while attempting to elude…

Calendar — 8/11/14

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High school football scrimmage schedule Today W. Lincoln at Avery Co., 5 p.m. (JVs begin at 4 p.m.) E. Gaston at N. Lincoln, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12 Lincolnton at Cherryville, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14 Rutherford Co. Jamboree: W. Lincoln at Chase, 8:30 p.m. (JVs begin at 8 p.m.)…

Obituaries 8-8-14

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Emily Bumgardner Kiser Emily Bumgardner Kiser, age 79, of 643 Lynch Road in Lincolnton died on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Bethel Lutheran Church with Pastor Steven P. King officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will…

Group asks city to oppose county office move

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer The Citizens for Smart Spending, along with several downtown merchants and residents urged City Council members Thursday night to endorse their efforts to keep county offices within city limits. Citizens for Smart Spending representative Johnny Lineberger was the first to address council members. “When we learned…

Concerns voiced about Denver development at public meeting

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Several East Lincoln residents shared their concerns regarding plans for a new residential and retail development at a community meeting on Wednesday. Simonini Group’s land acquisitions representative, Sonny Crater, led the community involvement meeting at Unity Presbyterian Church in Denver. Crater began the evening with a…

Man arrested for selling drugs, fleeing from officers in 2013

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer Jonathan Christopher Wise, 28, of 5806 Woody Grove Road in Indian Trail, was arrested on Thursday by the Union County Sheriff’s Office for outstanding warrants from the Lincolnton Police Department stemming from an undercover narcotics operation in 2013. During a controlled buy initiated by undercover narcotics…

Ballard: Going from a pollywog to a shellback

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PAULETTE BALLARD Guest Columnist On one of my Saturday morning trips to Hardees, I met Mike Manning and his wife. I asked him if he recalled anything he’d remember forever and without hesitation he told me it was when he was in the Navy. In 1972 he was aboard the…

Mize 50th Anniversary

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Teen charged after one-pot meth lab found

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer The Lincolnton Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a “one-pot” meth lab that was found on South Poplar Street on July 24. Detectives Dwayne McAllister and Dennis Harris conducted the investigation that led to the arrest of Joseph Scott Cirillo, 19, on July…

Sheriff’s Office investigating theft of batteries

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in investigating battery thefts that recently occurred in western Lincoln County. During dates ranging from July 25-Aug. 3, a total of 14 batteries were stolen from several trucks, farm tractors and church busses. Between July…