Home » Entries posted by KaAnSuli (Page 656)

Crouse Republican files for county commissioner

Share This Post

Staff report Crouse resident Mike Davis filed on Friday for one of the two County Commissioner seats available in this year’s election. A native of Lincoln County, Davis is the third Republican candidate to run for a commissioner seat. Other candidates include Martin Oakes and Bill Beam. While Davis does…

Deputies after check fraud suspect

Share This Post

JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is on the hunt for an Ohio woman accused of cashing a fake check at an area bank last week. The suspect tried to pass the more than $500 check around 3 p.m. Tuesday at People’s Bank, located on N.C. 16…

Judge’s order halts voucher suit

Share This Post

ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer A Superior Court judge has issued a temporary injunction blocking a North Carolina law that allows low-income parents to send their children to private or religious schools with taxpayer money. Judge Robert Hobgood’s ruling last Friday prevents the state from holding a lottery this March that…

WL’s George wins state title

Share This Post

By RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor Charles Mack George attended his first wrestling match before he could crawl. On Saturday, he walked off the mat a state champion. George capped the first perfect season in West Lincoln history by defeating Anthony Brownridge of Edenton Holmes, 8-3, to win the NCHSAA state…

SD-7 champs

Share This Post

EL boys win tournament By RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor HICKORY –– Before Christmas East Lincoln was known as a team that could only excel in the open court. Not anymore. Chazz Surratt recorded his seventh double-double of the season with 22 points and 13 rebounds, and East Lincoln used its…

BC drops Eagles in SP1A title game

Share This Post

By MICHAEL HUGHES LTN Correspondent CHERRYVILLE –– Second-seeded Bessemer City downed top-seed Lincoln Charter, 45-41, in the finals of the Southern Piedmont 1A Conference tournament, handing the Eagles (21-2) their first league loss of the season. The win marked the Yellow Jackets’ first conference basketball crown for varsity girls in…

LCS girls, EL boys open playoffs at home

Share This Post

LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS The NCHSAA released its pairings for the state basketball playoffs on Saturday, and three Lincoln County teams qualified. Both the boys and girls teams played their way to their inaugural trip to the state postseason, and East Lincoln’s boys will join them when the state playoffs begin today.…

LMS takes unbeaten record into tourney

Share This Post

By KEN BRADLEY LTN Correspondent With just minutes to play in a game earlier this season, a Lincolnton Middle School boys basketball player was whistled for a blocking foul along the sideline. Wildcats head coach Matt Hovis jumped off the bench, signaled for his player’s attention and urged him to…

Calendar — 2/24/14

Share This Post

Upcoming games Not all schools have responded to a request for spring sports schedules. Spring sports may officially begin on Wednesday: Today Basketball NCHSAA 1A girls playoffs, first round: Highland Tech at Lincoln Charter, 6 p.m. NCHSAA 1A boys playoffs, first round: Lincoln Charter at Highlands, 7 p.m. NCHSAA 2A…

Shrum named North 321 Volunteer Fireman of the Year

Share This Post