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Campaign may have broken state law with mailing

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  Special session of Board of Education set for Thursday FRANK TAYLOR Managing Editor A local political campaign may have violated state law by mailing a letter to the home addresses of Lincoln County Schools employees. A special session of the Lincoln County Board of Education has been set for…

Cancer survivors walk together against disease

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        JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   “I wear pink ribbons on my shirt so my granddaughter can wear pink ribbons in her hair,” Cindy Behler, breast cancer survivor and outpatient and registration employee with Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln, told the Times-News Monday afternoon. In honor of breast cancer…

Cherryville names new interim police chief

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  Four of six charged in FBI sting remain locked up without bond JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer The embattled Cherryville Police Department named a new acting chief on Monday, according to Interim City Manager Jeff Cash. Sgt. Det. Cam Jenks, who’s been with the department for more than a decade,…

At-large Board of Education candidates discuss issues

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  LTN Staff reports   Lincoln County voters will be deciding this fall on which candidates for a range of federal, state and local offices they want to represent them. The Lincoln Times-News is surveying those office-seekers with questions related to issues they are likely to face if elected. Today’s…

Davila, West Lincoln Rebels top Bessemer City Yellow Jackets 54-34

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JONATHAN SCRONCE Special to LTN BESSEMER CITY — The West Lincoln Rebels rebounded from a loss last week with a 54-34 win over the Bessemer City Yellow Jackets in Southern Piedmont Conference action. The Jackets got the ball first, but had their drive stopped when the Rebels’ Robert Ware recovered…

Wolves escape Knights 17-7

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MICHAEL GEBELEIN Sports Editor PUMPKIN CENTER — The Lincoln Wolves scored 10 points in the first quarter on Friday’s contest with the North Lincoln Knights on their way to a 17-7 win in Southern Piedmont Conference play. The Wolves took their third-straight win with a balanced ground attack by freshman…

Lady Knights beat Pisgah in five sets

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MICHAEL GEBELEIN Sports Editor PUMPKIN CENTER — The North Lincoln Lady Knights volleyball team survived a five-set match against the Pisgah Lady Bears to escape the first round of the NCHSAA 2A playoffs. Pisgah took the first set 25-19. The Lady Knights took control of the second set for a…

Mustangs blow out Rams 61-0

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AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer DENVER — Two football teams with two very different standings met Friday night — both that have maintained the zeros in their overall performance this season. The East Lincoln High Mustangs (10-0, 6-0 SPC) remain undefeated as they shut out the Highland Tech Rams (0-9, 0-6)…

Lady Mustangs fall 3-0

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AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer DENVER — The East Lincoln Mustangs volleyball team was unable to serve up a win against the visiting Mountain Heritage Lady Cougars over the weekend during the N.C. High School Athletic Association state volleyball playoffs on Saturday. The Lady Mustangs fell to the Lady Cougars after…

Harrison advances to state meet in tennis

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Staff report North Lincoln senior tennis player Madeline Harrison earned a berth to the state championships in Cary on Friday with two wins at the 2A West Regional at Gardner-Webb University on Friday. Harrison won her opening match against Shelby’s Macey Wilkins 6-0, 6-1 and took her second-round match against…