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Legislators talk issues at luncheon

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer State and national legislators gathered Tuesday at the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Legislative Luncheon,” offering local business and community leaders the opportunity to discuss current issues affecting the region. Those in attendance included Rep. Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) and state Rep. Jason Saine (R,…

Communities take a stand at National Night Out

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer The Lincolnton Police Department was out in full force again Tuesday night, but its members’ goal was to protest crime rather than fight it. Participating in the 31st annual National Night Out, members of the police department, City Council members, the mayor and district attorneys and…

McHenry holds town hall meeting

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer A group of Lincoln County citizens shared their frustrations Tuesday afternoon during a town hall meeting with Rep. Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), held at the Lincolnton Campus of Lincoln Charter School. He began with a brief speech, stressing reforms he felt the federal government needed to…

Kenlin Academy Preschool

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Criminal Charges — 8-6-14

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The Lincolnton Police Department reported the following arrests: Dwayne Bercell Sledge, 31, of 144 Ross Street in Lincolnton was charged August 1 with one misdemeanor count each indecent liberties with a child and second degree trespass. A secured $20,500 bond was set. Jontavius Javez Littlejohn, 16, of 412 Flint Street…

Around Town — 8-6-14

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TODAY Spay/Neuter Clinic The Humane Society of Lincoln County will hold registration for the spay/neuter clinic from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Cost for dogs and cats are $30 plus $8 for rabies vaccine for this month only. Register in person at 2422 Country Club Road in Lincolnton. For more…

Rock Springs Camp Meeting

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Around Town

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TODAY Revival Charity Baptist Church at 113 Charity Church Road in Lawndale will host a revival, beginning at 7 p.m. nightly and running until August 8. For more information, call (704) 466-8774 or visit www.charitybaptistchurch.info Basketball Camp East Lincoln High School will host Back to School basketball camp beginning 8:30…

City, county near water sales agreement

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Lincolnton City Council members are expected to receive an update from City Manager Jeff Emory regarding water sales negotiations with Lincoln County at a meeting on Thursday. The water negotiations had previously been packaged with contracts for 911 communications and animal control services at the county’s…

Montana couple explores Revolutionary roots

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Battle of Ramsour’s Mill has family ties for Donna Scott ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer Donna Scott came to Lincolnton to chase history — more specifically, her own personal history. Though she has no current connections to the county, she has a genealogy that not only shaped the fabric of Lincoln…