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Deputies: Sting nets suspected heroin trafficker

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Lincoln County deputies placed a Gaston County woman behind bars after narcotics investigators said they seized heroin from her during a weekend sting operation in Iron Station. A Sheriff’s Office press release said that for at least a week, deputies had been investigating Audree Henderson Gilbert,…

County OKs restored mill for events

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Historic site was home to Confederate laboratory SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer The Laboratory Mill on Southfork Road in Lincolnton could soon be host to weddings, reunions and other social events, in addition to film crews. During Monday night’s meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, a public hearing was…

City nears decision on ‘tough’ budget

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Morning, evening meetings Thursday SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer After receiving public comment on the proposed 2012-2013 budget during its meeting Thursday evening, the Lincolnton City Council is expected to take a vote on the city’s financing for next year. Earlier in the day, council members will meet to discuss last-minute…

Thieves take electronics in Denver biz break-in

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Deputies are investigating a break-in at a Denver business over the weekend, which resulted in stolen electronics and other items. The incident took place Sunday at Red Rooster Consignment, located at 7912 Unity Church Road in Denver. Deputies responded to the site in reference to an…

Distance-learning proposal wins grant for Rock Springs

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AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer A unique proposal of technology use in classrooms and a highly effective staff put a local elementary school on the map to becoming a partner with a national organization, said Drew Polly, co-director of the UNC-Charlotte Professional Development Schools (PDS) network. Chosen as one of 15…

Little black spot on the sun

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The clouds parted and the sun shone so participants could watch the “transit of Venus” with special viewers handed out at the office of Lincolnton dentist Robert T. Cloninger on Tuesday. During the rare event, the planet Venus crossed directly between the Earth and the Sun. Although dangerous to observe…

Winners in 2012 Lincoln County School Student Art Show named

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County has selected the 2012 winners of the Lincoln County Schools Student Art Show. Middle and high school students submitted artwork that ranged from black and white to 3-D images. This year’s winners, in order by place: MIDDLE SCHOOL Best of Show — Maria Cruz…

Around Town — 6/6/12

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Revival services Buffalo Shoals Baptist Church, 1744 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton, will hold revival services 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday with Rev. Howard Estep and special singing. For more information, contact Rev. Roy Lanier at (704) 530-9860 or Pat White at (704) 736-0403. City Council City Council and Mayor…

Criminal Charges — 6/6/12

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Audree Henderson Gilbert, 48, of 102 Sipe Rd. in Dallas was charged June 2 with three counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell and distribute a schedule I controlled substance, two counts each of trafficking heroin and maintaining a dwelling/vehicle…

Obits — 6/6/12

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Shirley Ann Brittain Farris Shirley Ann Brittain Farris, 62, of Lincolnton died June 2, 2012. Services will be held June 7, 2012 at 11 a.m. at E. F. Drum Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at the House of…