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Criminal Charges — 3/9/15

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office made the following arrests: Justin David Goulet, 27, of 2896 Sweeping Pine Dr. in Denver was charged Mar. 5 with one count each of financial identity fraud, obtaining property by false pretenses and uttering a forged instrument. Melissa Sue Napier, 29, of Lincolnton was charged…

Living with a Maine Coon cat

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PAULETTE BALLARD Guest Columnist “A cat makes a wonderful pet…of its master.” I read this in a magazine and the only thing missing was our pet’s name. It is a perfect description of Toby, who manipulates us on daily basis and gets away with it. Our daughter, Liz, lived in…

LFD: Burning down the house

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Around Town — 3-6-15

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SATURDAY Yard Sale Boger City United Methodist Church at 2320 East Main St. in Lincolnton will hold its annual yard sale from 8-11 a.m. Spring marketplace Crouse United Methodist Church, at 3311 Crouse School Road in Crouse, will host a Spring Marketplace for Missions 8 a.m.-2 p.m. The Marketplace will…

Criminal Charges — 3-6-15

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Travis Lee Herron, 33, of 7747 Clover Ln. in Denver was charged Mar. 3 with one count of driving while license revoked. A $500 secured bond was set. Grady Franklin Williams, 20, of 170 Lilly Tr. in Maiden was charged Mar.…

County crunches numbers on new hospital plan

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ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer Lincoln County Public Works Director Don Chamblee will present a cost analysis to the Board of Commissioners in a March 16 meeting that will outline how much a new plan for the renovation of the old Lincoln County Hospital could cost the county. The analysis will…

Stanley man arrested for 2014 sexual assault

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Staff report Lincoln County deputies have arrested a Stanley man for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in 2014. Robert Anthony Douglas Waldrup, 23, of 1992 Cardinal Loop, was arrested on Wednesday by Detective Dan Renn on one felony count of statutory rape/sex offense of a 13-, 14- or 15-year-old…

Troopers chase suspect through city

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Staff report A Charlotte man has been charged with fleeing from highway patrolmen after a car chase in downtown Lincolnton on Wednesday evening. Trooper Brian Black with the State Highway Patrol arrested Jonathan Leonard McCorkle, 40, of 7409 Icon Way, and charged him with felony fleeing to elude and several…

County, city will meet again on hospital move

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Commissioners update councilmen on new plans for renovations PHIL PERRY Staff Writer County commissioners and Lincolnton’s City Council have agreed to meet and discuss potential options for moving select county offices out of downtown. The decision to come together was made official during City Council’s regular session on Thursday. Mayor…

New directors have close ties to county

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MICHAEL GEBELEIN Managing Editor ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer Lincoln County named replacements for two retiring department leaders at a Board of Commissioners meeting on Monday. County manager Kelly Atkins told the board that he hired John Davis to replace Erma Deen Hoyle as director of Lincoln County Parks and Recreation,…