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Man charged with killing brother appears in court

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  Anders   JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer     A Lincolnton man accused of shooting and killing his younger brother this month appeared before a Lincoln County district court judge on Friday morning. Jeffery Dwayne Anders, 44, of 3381 Windy Hill Road, stood shackled in his orange jail suit as…

UPDATED-Sheriff: Man killed after argument with brother

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Staff report A Lincoln County man was charged with second-degree murder on Thursday after deputies said he killed his brother after an argument. Jeffery Dwayne Anders, 44, of 3381 Windy Hill Road in Lincolnton, is being held in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $750,000 secured bond and…

Sheriff’s Office: Stanley man whose daughter, nephew died in trench collapse, busted again for drugs

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A Stanley man, who had manslaughter charges dropped against him last year in the death of his daughter and nephew, was arrested on drug charges on Wednesday. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said deputies approached Jordan Keeley Arwood’s vehicle around 2:30 a.m. while he was…

Early voting begins today

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STAFF REPORT   One-Stop Early Voting locations are now open for Lincoln County. This year, there will be four one-stop voting locations: Multipurpose Room of the Senior Center at Gaston College, located at 514 South Academy St. in Lincolnton. Training Room of the Boger City Fire Department, located at 410…

Police: Denver man admitted to reporting fake robbery, trying to buy drugs

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  Froneberger   JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   An eastern Lincoln County man, who told police he was robbed at gunpoint on Monday, later admitted the incident to be a planned drug deal. Timothy Paul Froneberger, of 8794 Hagars Ferry Road in Denver, called police just before 5 p.m. stating…

Deputies looking for suspect who exposed himself at Denver Arby’s

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Staff report Lincoln County deputies are asking for the public’s help to identify an individual they said exposed himself at the Arby’s drive-thru on Highway 73 in Denver on Feb. 18. They said the suspect placed an order shortly before 6 p.m., drove to the window to pay and, after…

Lincolnton man charged with child sexual assault

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    Ricardo Magallanes   Staff report   A Lincolnton man was charged with child sexual assault by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office on Friday. Ricardo Miguel Magallanes, 32, of 2014 Shoal Road, was arrested by detectives for two felony counts of first-degree sexual offense. Officials with the Lincoln County…

Lincolnton fast-food eatery closed following morning fire

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A Lincolnton business is closed following a blaze at the site early Friday morning, fire officials said. Preparing for the day’s operations, employees at the Sonic Drive-In on East Main Street spotted smoke and flames stemming from the business’s deep fryers around 8:15 a.m., Lincolnton Fire…

Sheriff’s Office: Denver felon charged with possessing crack, marijuana

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  Summer Jones   JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer A Denver woman found herself behind bars Thursday night after county narcotics officers said they uncovered a stash of cocaine and marijuana inside her residence. Deputies arrested Summer Demetrius Jones, 32, of 7046 Campground Road, around 9 p.m. They said they learned…

Detectives: Thieves again target unlocked vehicles, break-ins reach near 50

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Thieves removed electronics, cash and credit cards this month from vehicles located along N.C. 150 East and a neighborhood northeast of Lincolnton, county detectives said. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incidents which reportedly took place in the Arden Oaks subdivision, particularly along Arden…