Home » Archives by category » Local News » Top Stories (Page 212)

Man shot after dispute at party

Share This Post

  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Police have charged a Lincolnton man with shooting a neighbor in the abdomen during an altercation at a child’s birthday party over the weekend. Det. Sgt. Jason Munday told the Times-News on Monday afternoon that Lance Scott Tuno, 26, of 1496 Tin Lane in…

New drug charges for Iron Station suspect

Share This Post

  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   For the second time in three months, an Iron Station man found himself behind bars for alleged drug activity at his residence, according to Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigators. Deputies said they seized three guns and eight ounces of marijuana from Robin Gail…

City to consider extension of water deal with county

Share This Post

  SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   An extension of the current water agreement between the city of Lincolnton and Lincoln County will be weighed by members of the City Council during their meeting Thursday night. The contract, which includes an addition stipulating that the agreement be extended on a month-to-month…

Celebrating Independence Day

Share This Post

   …

Historic home in Vale destroyed by fire

Share This Post

      JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Following a line of weekend storms that terrorized the area, fire officials blamed a lightning strike for a blaze that destroyed an unoccupied residence earlier this week on the county’s western end. According to Lincoln County Deputy Fire Marshal & Deputy Emergency Management…

Remembering a friend

Share This Post

     …

Library now flying solo

Share This Post

  SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   As of Sunday, Lincoln County libraries officially form their own independent system, following a months-long process of splitting from the regional system with Gaston County. Library Director Jennifer Sackett told the Times-News last week that the transition has been quite successful, with the biggest…

Trying to cool off

Share This Post

     …

New diploma program an option for some students

Share This Post

  AMANDA SEBASTIANO Staff Writer   Among a number of changes the Lincoln County Board of Education made last month is the addition of a Differential Diploma option for high school students. The alternative program is designed to help students with extenuating circumstances graduate and meet the 28-credit hours needed…

Interlogix Lincolnton gets ‘Carolina Star’ for safety

Share This Post

  SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   The Interlogix Lincolnton facility, located in the Lincoln County Industrial Park, became the first site in the county to receive Carolina Star designation during a ceremony Friday afternoon. As the state’s top safety honor, the award is designed to recognize and promote effective safety…