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Criminal Charges — 8-10-15

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Criminal charges for August 10, 2015. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Sheena Michele Anthony, 31, of 1759 Mathis Chapel Church Rd. in Catawba was charged August 5 with three counts of surrender of surety. Marico, Anderson, 30, of 235 Mauney Dr in Lincolnton was charged August…

Fran Senters, retired from Cooperative Extension, receives Blair Goodson Award

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ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer A former Cooperative Extension employee was recognized for her conservation efforts with the Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District’s top honor at an awards banquet held Thursday night. Fran Senters received the Blair Goodson Award at the James W. Warren Citizens ceremony in recognition for her…

Disbarred lawyer could face jail time

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ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer After failing to deliver account records in connection to a trust fund he admits he mishandled, disbarred Denver attorney Peter Capece could be held in contempt of court and imprisoned later this week. Capece is scheduled to appear in front of Assistant Clerk of Superior Court…

Pilot makes local stop on global trip

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English couple travel in homemade experimental airplane ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer Though he retired as a British Airways pilot six years ago, Patrick Elliott hasn’t stopped flying. Elliott, who worked for the airline for 31 years, touched down in his homemade, experimental aircraft at the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Regional Airport on…

Cloninger: Status quo is a good thing

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PHIL PERRY Staff Writer When Lincolnton’s Ward 2 city councilman Dr. John “Les” Cloninger decided to run for re-election, his reasons were simple. “You know, I just wanted to see all of these wonderful things we have been working on come to pass and to help ensure that they do,”…

Deputies arrest Gaston women on drug charges

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Staff report Two Gaston County women were arrested on charges of selling cocaine and methamphetamine in Lincoln County in separate undercover investigations by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday. During the operations, undercover detectives allegedly purchased cocaine and methamphetamine from the street level dealers. Arrested were Lakesha Marjorie Doll,…

Back in the Saddle: Lincolnton native refocuses music career

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PHIL PERRY Staff Writer His voice is warm and inviting to even the most critical ear. He has a true southern gentleman’s demeanor that shines through his strong, raspy speaking voice. His songs speak of love lost and the desire to keep moving forward. Lincolnton native Saddle Brown writes about…

State Senate, House continue budget talks

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ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger announced Wednesday a compromise aimed at speeding up budget negotiations. Facing an Aug. 14 deadline to either approve the budget or pass another continuing resolution maintaining current government spending levels, Berger pledged to place economic development and Medicaid policies in…

Criminal Charges — 8-7-15

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests and criminal charges   Mandy Kay Costner, 6610 Kidville Rd. in Denver was charged August 8 with one count of failure to appear. A $1,500 bond was set. Larry Steve Snipes, 61, of 2722 Hudson Poultry Rd. in Lexington was charged…

NC Works Job Listings

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You must currently be registered with NC Works to be referred on any of our jobs. Go to www.ncworks.gov to register or update an existing registration. Job listings for all of North Carolina may also be accessed. Call NC Works Career Center, Lincolnton, 704.735.8035, or come to NC Works Career…