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County weighs spending $1.8M to lure more jobs

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  Commissioners to consider spec building proposal Mon. SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer Whether to move forward with a proposal to build a $1.8 million, publicly funded speculative building in one of the county’s industrial parks will be a matter of discussion by the Board of Commissioners during its meeting Monday…

Deputies: Traffic stop turns up $40K in meth

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Deputies located $40,000 worth of methamphetamine inside a Catawba County man’s vehicle Wednesday morning during a traffic stop in the parking lot of an area shopping center, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said. Eloy Hernandez Hernandez, 26, of 650 East First Street, Apt. 7,…

Severe storm system leaves Lincoln mostly unscathed

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  County reports few incidents after preparing for worst JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer While Lincoln County emergency crews received multiple reports of fallen tree branches and one downed tree Thursday evening after heavy winds and rain tore through the region, county officials said the area narrowly escaped an encounter with…

Schools seek to control access

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  FRANK TAYLOR Managing Editor   Magnetically coded entry cards and vestibule-type holding areas for visitors appear to be in the works at most Lincoln County elementary and middle schools. Board members discussed the new security measures and other options during a special called committee session Thursday evening. The schools…

Essay contest winners

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Cool John Ferguson set to bring his Southern roots guitar back to Lincolnton

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Carolina native Cool John Ferguson, a seasoned “Southern roots” musician whom legendary blues artist Taj Mahal once considered to be among the top five guitar players in the world, will make his second appearance Saturday evening at the Lincoln Cultural Center. “He is just awesome…

Around Town — 2/1/13

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FRIDAY Broom sale The Lincolnton Lions Club will be selling children’s mops and household and industrial brooms throughout the year at the following locations: Mosteller’s Barber Shop, People’s Bank in Lincolnton and Denver, all three locations of The Drug Store and City Lunch. For a complete list of locations, email…

Lincoln Charter boys take PCAC title

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Staff report The Lincoln Charter boys varsity basketball team took its first Piedmont Charter Athletic Conference championship in school history with a 70-41 win over Queens Grant on Wednesday. Andrew Howard scored 23 points with 10 rebounds for Lincoln Charter in the win. Miles Boone added 19 points with five…

PG Easter, North Lincoln girls aim for strong finish

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MICHAEL GEBELEIN Sports Editor A basketball team that graduates seven seniors is usually due for a tough rebuilding year. But the North Lincoln Lady Knights girls varsity team, which did just that, is sitting in second place in the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference standings with five regular season games to…

Huss, Stroup take racquetball tournament title

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Shane Huss and Joe Stroup took Lincoln County Parks & Rec’s first racquetball tournament championship of the year with four straight wins on Jan. 28. The tournament was composed of 12 players on six teams in double-elimination play. Stan Goodson and Ned Wolf finished at runner-up. Pictured are (front, from…