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McCrory chooses Rhyne as counsel for transition

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer  Johnathan Rhyne, former state representative and partner at The Jonas Law Firm in downtown Lincolnton, will join Governor-elect Pat McCrory’s transition-leadership team, the former Charlotte mayor announced Thursday. McCrory defeated Democratic opponent Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton Tuesday night in his bid to be the first Republican…

Plea deal spells shorter prison time for killer

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Investigator says circumstantial case risked letting Gaddy walk JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer  A Denver man, who’s been behind bars since 2010 for killing a neighbor and burning down his residence, received a reduced sentence Tuesday following a plea agreement, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said. A judge consolidated John Paul…

City to wait on high court decision

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer  The Lincolnton City Council decided to delay taking any action regarding Internet sweepstakes operations Thursday night, opting instead to let the N.C. Supreme Court pass its judgment on such businesses first. In a unanimous vote, council members tabled imposing privilege license fees or zoning standards on…

Blackburn to return as Cherryville city manager

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Staff Writer  Former Cherryville City Manager Ben Thomas Blackburn Jr. will return to his old position after a decade, the city announced Wednesday. Currently the city manager in Lowell, Blackburn received the backing of the City Council after being chosen from a field of 21 applicants. The Cherryville native served…

2nd autopsy report: Husband also died of beating or head trauma

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer  Michael Paul Vincent died from a “homicidal beating” or blunt head trauma, autopsy reports obtained by the Times-News this week reveal for the first time. The 58-year-old Lincolnton man’s body was found in July alongside that of his wife Bonnie Sue Vincent, 53. A previously released…

Sex offender charged with not registering at right address

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer  An eastern Lincoln County sex offender failed to register his correct address with the Sheriff’s Office, according to a Sheriff’s Office report. Deputies said Raimund Karl Grimm Jr., 38, of 7782 Burbank Lane in Denver, falsely told them he lived at his father’s residence. Last month,…

Obits 11-9-12

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Carter Jennings MAIDEN — Jonathon Carter Jennings, age 2, of Maiden passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at Levines Children Hospital in Charlotte. Born February 25, 2010 in Catawba County, he was the son of Jonathon Jennings and Mandy Walker Jennings. Carter enjoyed attending church at Lawings Chapel Baptist Church…

OUR VIEW — Security comes at a price, with a debt

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 Originally published Nov. 11, 2011  “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” Because we believe these things, and have been blessed as…

Current events of little interest to my readers

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KATHRYN YARBRO Guest Columnist While talking with friends they often mention that I have gone back to work. This isn’t work. It’s a fun thing to do and I never tire of it, even though I keep writing about the same things over and over again. This week, the elections…

Criminal Charges 11-9-12

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: John Scott Miller, 25, of 392 Turner St. in Lincolnton was charged Nov. 3 with one count each of driving while impaired and failure to comply with license restrictions. A $3,000 bond was set. Carl Anthony Frazier, 48, of 1685 Hines…