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Bystanders, stun gun help apprehend fraud suspects

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Local citizens assisted deputies Saturday in apprehending a New York man along with two Charlotte individuals accused of fraud at an eastern Lincoln County convenience store after two of the three suspects tried to flee the scene, prompting officers to use a stun gun on one…

City Council set to meet on Thursday

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer The Lincolnton City Council will conduct its regular monthly meeting 7 p.m. Thursday at City Hall. On the agenda for the meeting are: A public hearing on a proposed amendment to the city’s Unified Development Ordinance that would allow motorcycle sales as a permitted use in…

Around Town — 2-6-13

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THURSDAY Water outage Lincoln County Public Works will be repairing the Bethel Church Road Booster Pump Station starting 9 a.m. The water outage will be from the intersection of Bethel Church Road and U.S. Business 321 to the intersection of Noles Circle and U.S. Business 321. The repair will take…

Criminal charges — 2-6-13

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: David Eugene Walters, 47, of 109 Car Wash Dr. in Lincolnton was charged Feb. 1 with one count of failure to appear. A $2,000 secured bond was set. Jonathon Houser Leatherman, 32, of 249 Hilltop Rd. in Lincolnton was charged Feb.…

Lincoln County swimmers headed to state meet

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MICHAEL GEBELEIN Sports Editor A strong showing at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s 1A/2A/3A West Regional swim meet on Friday earned several local athletes a chance to compete for a state title on Saturday. Lincoln Charter (1A) finished as runner up to Lake Norman Charter at the regionals…

LHS girls beat Rams

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Staff report The Lincolnton Lady Wolves girls varsity basketball team extended its win streak to three games and held onto its first place tie with Lake Norman Charter with a 55-39 rout of the winless Highland Tech Rams (0-19, 0-11 Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference) on Tuesday. Tuesday’s win sets Lincolnton…

Ironmen upset Mustangs 93-88

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Staff report East Lincoln junior Charlie Hills and freshman Chazz Surratt combined for 43 points but the Mustangs’s boys varsity basketball team fell to the sixth-place Cherryville Ironmen 93-88 on Tuesday. The Ironmen led 21-17 at the end of the first quarter but the Mustangs outscored Cherryville 23-20 to go…

W. Lincoln girls fall to LNC 49-37

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Staff report The West Lincoln Lady Rebels girls varsity basketball team fell to first-place Lake Norman Charter 49-37 on Tuesday. Lake Norman Charter (15-4, 10-1 Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference) held an 8-6 lead at the end of the first quarter, and took advantage of a West Lincoln scoring drought near…

N. Lincoln baseball players sign with Wilkes CC

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North Lincoln seniors Owen Lilly (pictured above, second from left) and Jacob Osenbaugh (pictured below, second from left) recently signed letters of intent to play baseball for the Wilkes Community College Cougars.…

Sports Briefs — 2/6/13

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Valentine’s 5K East Lincoln High School’s cross-country team and Cowan’s Ford Country Club are hosting the Valentine’s 5K couples and fun run on Feb. 16 at 9:30 a.m. The race is the first of the Lincoln County Grand Prix circuit and runs alongside Lake Norman and the Cowan’s Ford golf…