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Quadruplet brothers reach Eagle Scout

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer Josh and Jake Massey stand out for many reasons. The 14-year-old quadruplet brothers and members of the East Lincoln High School band recently achieved one of the highest honors in the Boy Scouts of America, earning their Eagle Scout awards. Recognized on Aug. 2 at Unity…

Plant expansion plans on agenda for commissioners

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Lincoln County’s Board of Commissioners will meet Monday to discuss several proposals from the Lincoln County Public Works and Utilities department. Public Works director Don Chamblee will speak to commissioners regarding a motion to approve an engineering study regarding a water treatment plant expansion. Based upon…

94th birthday and 5 generations

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Denver man drowns in Lake Norman

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Staff report The body of a Denver man who drowned in Lake Norman was recovered on Thursday, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said. Neighbors found the body of Richard Terry Locklin, 53, in the lake near Dick Wilson Road, shortly before 1 p.m. on Thursday. Locklin maintained a residence on…

Sheriff’s Office to host community for coffee

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer When the public needs them, they are there. But oftentimes, the sight of law enforcement causes members of the general public to become nervous. One of the reasons the average citizen may become nervous around a sheriff’s deputy could be that there are few times interaction…

DOT to repair Iron Station bridge

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Staff report The North Carolina Department of Transportation has scheduled to close a portion of Will Schronce Road in Iron Station to replace a bridge over Hoyle Creek. Construction is expected to begin Aug. 19, and a detour will be in place, directing motorists to take Keever Dairy Farm Road…

Criminal Charges — 8-15-14

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Robert Daniel Scott, 38, of 1962 Buffalo Shoals Road in Lincolnton was charged August 12 with one count each assault on a female, interfering with emergency communication and misdemeanor larceny. A $1,000 bond was set. Randy Lee Rinck Jr, 37, of…

Boogie with Books

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Division of Workforce Solutions Job Listings

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You must currently be registered with DWS 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 DWS, Lincolnton, 704.735.8035, or come to the Lincoln County JobLink Career Center/DWS, 529…

Around Town — 8-15-14

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SATURDAY Dinner and Dancing The Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will sponsor a dinner-dance at the Gaston County Resource Center at 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Highway in Dallas. The doors open at 6 p.m., and admission is $8. The dinner is not included in the price of the admission, but…