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96th Birthday

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Rotary auction successful

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Two injured in 3-vehicle accident

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A three-vehicle collision sent two people to the hospital Tuesday. Around 6:40 a.m., a Mazda traveling east on East Main Street collided with a Jeep before slamming into a tractor trailer, said Officer R. Harrington with the Lincolnton Police Department. Harrington says that the driver of the Mazda, Mario Castillo,…

Verizon challenges Lincoln order

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Owners and developers of a newly opened Verizon store in Stanley are challenging an order to make the store front more attractive. Rampart Developers LLC and owners of the Verizon store at the Catawba Springs Promenade say it is too costly and time consuming to change its front and side…

Newspaper photos aid in arrest of three

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Three people were recently arrested after their pictures were displayed in the Lincoln Times-News Most Wanted section. Donna Annette Smith, 47, is charged with possession with the intent to sell cocaine and two counts of driving while impaired. David Carpenter, intensive surveillance officer with the North Carolina Department of Corrections,…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS DABA after-hours The Denver Area Business Association will host an after-hours event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 13 at the Wexford House assisted living home at 3900 Wexford Lane in Denver. For more information, call (704) 489-2633. Rotary meeting The Denver/Lake Norman Rotary Club holds its…

County committee selections made

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Appointments to Lincoln County’s Board of Health and Natural Resources Committee recently were approved. Margaret Dollar, county health director, recommended two members be appointed to the Board of Health. Dr. Cordell Scott II, who serves in the children’s clinic of Lincoln Dental Health Services, was recommended to replace Dr. Jack…

Health educator’s mission is sex ed

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Public health educator Mercedes Murray has several priority areas at the Lincoln County Health Department, but one is clearly her passion. Murray, a graduate of Illinois University with a master’s degree in public health, is working in Lincoln County through a Healthy Carolinians grant. The priority areas in which she…

Home on the lake? You pay more

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Matt and Connie Zmijewski said building a home on the shores of Lake Norman was a dream come true. But reality smacked the couple in the pocketbook after they received notice that the county reassessed their property. Their 4,000 square-foot home near Unity Church Road nearly tripled in value to…

50th Anniversary

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