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Calendar — 1/15/14

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Upcoming games Basketball games begin with junior varsity girls, who start at 4 p.m., unless otherwise noted. North Lincoln does not have a JV girls team, so its games begin with the JV boys at 5 p.m. Conference wrestling matches begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted: Today No games…

For the love of the team

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Cleaner who laundered LHS football’s jerseys for decades calling it quits JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer For at least the last five decades, one local dry cleaning business and its owner have remained dedicated to caring for the Lincolnton High School football team’s jerseys. However, in November, owner Fred Jarrett, Sr.…

Man’s rape trial gets under way

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer An Iron Station man accused of raping a teen in the county nearly four years ago is on trial this week. Defendant James Fred Reeves Jr., 39, has been charged with one felony count each of crimes against nature, first-degree burglary, indecent liberties with a child…

First Federal to celebrate grand opening of new branch in Vale

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Western Lincoln County residents will now have easy access to one of the county’s most well known banks. First Federal Savings Bank will hold their grand opening and ribbon-cutting celebration on Thursday at 5 p.m., followed by a Chamber of Commerce “Business After Hours” event from…

Commissioners approve Buffalo Shoals Road cell phone tower

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Lincoln County’s Board of Commissioners approved several rezoning requests during its meeting Monday night. Commissioners voted unanimously to approve American Tower Corp.’s request to erect a 195-foot wireless telecommunications tower on Buffalo Shoals Road in the Ironton Township with the Planning Board’s revision. Last Monday, the…

Spelling bee C-H-A-M-P-I-O-N

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Around Town — 1-15-14

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WEDNESDAY Scholarship applications Gaston College students may now apply for scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year. Awards range from $250 to more than $2,500. To apply by Feb. 16, visit gaston.edu. For more information, call (704) 922-6228 or (704) 922-6312. Mentoring Moms The group Mentoring Moms will hold an informational…

Criminal Charges 1-15-14

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Jerome Baxter, 46, of 2521 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton was charged Jan. 10 with one count of parole violation, for which no bond was set, and one count of assault inflicting serious injury or assault with a deadly weapon, for…

Shanklin Library reopens

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Staff report An eastern Lincoln County library reopened Monday morning after being closed due to significant damage triggered by the extreme cold weather last week. The Florence S. Shanklin Library in Denver was forced to close after officials learned below-average temperatures caused the facility’s boiler and several water pipes to…

Reading crucial to child’s development

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AMY WADSWORTH Guest Columnist Have you read to your child today? Fewer than half of young children in the United States are read to daily. In most states, minority and low-income children are less likely to be read to every day. As a result, many children from low-income families enter…