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WEDNESDAY The Saint Luke’s Lutheran Church choir will host a Community Sing Along from 7-8 p.m. All community area choirs are invited to attend. This event is open to the community.…

Lincoln Theatre Guild set for ‘Christmas in the Land of Oz’

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PHIL PERRY Staff Writer With Thanksgiving in the rear view of Lincoln County residents, the Lincoln Theatre Guild and the Ironton Animal Hospital will help locals bridge the gap to the Christmas season with a production of “Christmas in the Land of Oz,” adapted by Ruth Perry from the book…

Criminal Charges — 12-1-14

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Leah Elizabeth McGuirt, 25, of 1497 Quail Woods Rd. in Gastonia was charged Nov. 26 with one count of possession of a controlled substance schedule III. An unknown bond amount was set. Dana Wilson Johnson, 42, of 3199 Loomis St. in…

Deputies: Man tried to pass counterfeit bill

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Staff report As the holiday season gets into full swing, counterfeiting season also begins across the country. Often, producers of fake currency look to take advantage of busy cashiers who may change their routine of marking bills for authenticity during the holiday rush. On Thursday, a man allegedly entered the…

BALLARD: The year Santa Claus couldn’t find us

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PAULETTE BALLARD Guest Columnist In the early 70’s, Perry and Suzanne Ballard’s parents decided to go visit their great aunt and uncle in Jackson, Mississippi for the Christmas holiday. Perry and his sister, Suzanne, had not been told they were going on a trip, especially when Santa Claus was due…

Man arrested for 2007 break-in

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Staff report A former Lincolnton man was arrested in Newport News, Virginia on Tuesday on burglary charges stemming from a December, 2007 incident in Lincoln County. Thomas Black, 46, of 79 Regency Square in Newport News, was picked up by detectives and returned to Lincoln County to face charges. He…

Criminal Charges — 11-28-14

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Garrett Michael Miller, 42, of 5476 Mt. Holly Huntersville Rd. in Charlotte was charged Nov. 25 with one count each of maintain dwelling/vehicle for controlled substance and possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance schedule II and…

Small Business Saturday: Small firms make a big difference in Lincoln County

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Staff report For many households, the conclusion of the Thanksgiving meal sparks the start of the holiday shopping season, beginning with Black Friday. Since the birth of Small Business Saturday in 2010 by American Express, however, more communities across the nation have begun encouraging residents to patronize independent, locally owned…

Lincolnton woman charged for break-in

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Staff report A Lincolnton woman was arrested on Wednesday by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office detectives on charges that she removed electrical wiring from a vacant home on Loomis Street and allegedly caused thousands of dollars in damage to the residence. Deputies were dispatched to the house, located at 3121 Loomis…

Duo nabbed for meth in buy-bust op

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Staff report A buy/bust operation that was executed Monday by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators led to the arrests of two men the following morning. According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office, an undercover officer infiltrated an organization where Timothy Teen Gaddy was allegedly selling methamphetamine near…