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Man accused of wife’s murder appears at first court date

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        JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer     A Lincoln County murder suspect stood before a judge Tuesday in district court for the man’s first appearance since allegedly shooting his wife to death over the weekend. Terry Lee White, 54, of 1243 Rose Hill Drive in Lincolnton, has…

NL softball sweeps individual honors

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MICHAEL GEBELEIN News Editor North Lincoln swept the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference’s individual softball awards with a Player of the Year honor for sophomore Courtney Trickle and a Coach of the Year award for second-year coach Kristen Bryson. North Lincoln (13-1 SPC) took regular-season and conference tournament championships and exited…

Pastor battles rare form of cancer, medical bills

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    JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   It’s been nearly four years since local pastor and volunteer firefighter Robert Mitschke received news he had an incurable disease, but it wasn’t until this spring he started the treatment necessary to prolong his life. Bethphage Lutheran Church’s head pastor since 2007 and…

Alive After Five concert series kicks off Thursday

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    LTN Staff Reports   There’s only one day left until Lincoln County’s most popular summer concert series kicks off in the heart of downtown Lincolnton. The 2013 Alive After Five series will commence 6 p.m. Thursday in front of the courthouse on West Main Street. The Downtown Development…

CMC-Lincoln honored for environmental practices

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  LTN Staff Reports   Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln recently earned a national award recognizing the hospital for its commitment to environmental excellence. Specifically, the Practice Greenhealth’s Partner for Change Award was granted to CMC-Lincoln, along with the hospital system’s Charlotte location, for a demonstrated commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability.…

Sports Briefs — 5/29/13

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LHS Awards Lincolnton High School recently handed out its athletic awards for the 2012-2013 school year. Football Spark Plug: Tanner Cantrell Best Offensive Lineman: Aaron Brown Best Offensive Back: Jordon Easter Best Defensive Lineman: Tyron Roberts Best Defensive Back: Quinlyn Harris MVP: Darian Roseboro JV Football MVP: Nick Hatchett Spark…

Lincolnton accredited by Main Street program

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  SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   Lincolnton was among 27 communities statewide to have achieved accreditation from the National Main Street Program for 2013, the North Carolina Department of Commerce announced Tuesday afternoon. Those qualifying municipalities had to meet the commercial-district-revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center,…

Schedules — 5/29/13

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American Legion baseball Lincoln County travels to Caldwell County at 7 p.m. today. Cherryville travels to Gastonia at 7 p.m. today.…

S.C. teen is second suspect to plead guilty to attempted murder in multi-county chase

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A second teen involved in a high-speed chase through Lincoln and two other surrounding counties this past fall will head to state prison. Brandon Bridges, 19, of Little River, S.C., received five consecutive sentences Tuesday in a Gaston County Superior courtroom, the Clerk of Court’s Office said. He pleaded guilty…

Obituaries 5-27-13

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  John Lee Best SHERRILLS FORD — John Lee Best, age 82, of 4934 Moonlite Bay Drive in Sherrills Ford, died on Friday, May 24, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at St. Peter-by-the-Lake Episcopal Church with Father Ron Taylor officiating.…