Home » Archives by category » Local News (Page 8)

Division of Workforce Solutions Job Listings

Share This Post

You must currently be registered in NCWorks to be referred on any of our jobs. Go to www.ncworks.gov to register/update your information. Job listings for all of North Carolina may be accessed. Come to the NC Works Career Center-Lincoln County, 529 N Aspen St., Lincolnton or call, 704-735-8035. VARIOUS FAST…

Criminal Charges — 1-9-15

Share This Post

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:           Hannah Christine Lanning, 22, of 6932 Rolling Hills Ln. in Stanley was charged Jan. 6 with one count of failure to appear. A $500 secured bond was set. David Allen Page, 32, of 1606 Conover Blvd. E in Conover was…

County partners with Charter on immunization initiative

Share This Post

ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer County commissioners unanimously approved a $5,799 contract with Charter Media to promote a series of public service announcements regarding state changes to the childhood immunization program at a meeting on Monday. Lena Allen, who works with the Lincoln County Health Department, presented the request to the…

North Brook Volunteer FD overcoming challenges

Share This Post

PHIL PERRY Staff Writer Perseverance can often help overcome unlikely odds, and the North Brook Volunteer Fire Department has managed to overcome many challenges that face rural firefighters. “I think that one of our biggest challenges is overcoming the lack of hydrants in our coverage area,” said fire chief Donald…

Around Town — 1-9-15

Share This Post

SATURDAY Breakfast Marvin United Methodist Church on Startown Rd. in Lincolnton will have a breakfast buffet from 7-10 a.m. A donation of $6 will benefit the parsonage fund. Fundraiser Garnet Crush Baseball will hold a fundraiser for a trip to Cooperstown, New York at Fatz in Lincolnton from 7:30-10 a.m.…

Law enforcement passes on Pentagon program, purchases own weapons

Share This Post

Carpenter: Independent expenditures more efficient PHIL PERRY Staff Writer As criminals have militarized their tactics, primarily in the drug trade, law enforcement has acted accordingly over the last two decades. Nationally, many police departments have loaded up on military-style gear like automatic weapons, night vision goggles and armored vehicles, through…

Burgin: ‘The hardest decision of my life’

Share This Post

PHIL PERRY Staff Writer The age-old saying, “If you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life,” certainly rings true for Lincolnton fire chief David “Mitch” Burgin. Burgin will hang up his uniform for the last time and stroll into the next phase of his…

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office searches for safe cracker, car thief

Share This Post

Staff report A stolen vehicle and missing tools have Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office detectives searching for a Lincoln County man wanted in connection with a break-in at a western Lincoln County business. On Monday, while doing a check on the property at 2361 Ben Yount Lane in Vale, Deputy Barry…

Retirees to be honored by city

Share This Post

PHIL PERRY Staff Writer When Lincolnton’s City Council holds its monthly meeting tonight, two retiring employees who have served the city for a combined 59 years will be honored. Myrldene Peeler will retire after 29 years of service in the finance and utility billing department. In 2010, she was promoted…

Criminal Charges — 1-7-15

Share This Post

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:           Patrick Edward Andrade, 39, of 3495 Airport Rd. in Maiden was charged Jan. 2 with one count each of possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of marijuana up to ½ oz., possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while…