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Here comes the snow

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writers   With winter weather on the minds of both Lincoln County residents and a majority of individuals living within the Carolinas and surrounding Southeastern states this week, city and county agencies have prepared themselves for the worst, ready to handle any potential emergency…

SHP gives names of couple hurt in wreck

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Troopers have released the names of a Cherryville couple rushed to two different area hospitals Friday following a three-car collision near Lincolnton. Both Tyson Gidney, 40, and Holly Gidney, 35, were injured in the wreck, which occurred at the intersection of Laboratory Road and…

Don’t forget something for your sweetheart

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    Jaclyn Anthony / Lincoln Times-News       Joy Miller arranges a table of Valentine’s Day gifts on Monday in Cupid’s Corner, a Bi-Lo satellite located next to Court Street Grille on the square in Lincolnton. The location is open until 7 p.m. Friday.   Image courtesy of…

Man faces charges for sex with minor

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  Ambrosio-Gorgonio   JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   A western Lincoln County man appeared in district court Monday morning for raping a teen girl last year, deputies said. Jose Freddy Ambrosio-Gorgonio, 32, of 7500 Palm Tree Drive in Vale, was charged Friday with three felony counts of statutory rape/sexual offense…

Denver church to hold cook-off to benefit paralyzed man

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  Jaclyn Anthony / Lincoln Times-News       Dustin Leatherman in his home in Newton.   JENNA-LEY HARRISON  Staff Writer   Dustin Leatherman has been paralyzed from the chest down for more than a decade due to an ATV accident in 2002. At the time of the incident, the Newton man had…

Lawndale woman dies in wreck

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   A Lawndale woman died Friday morning after the vehicle carrying her and two children overturned on N.C. 182, troopers said. The incident took place around 11 a.m. Ashley Mull, 26, had been driving down the area roadway when she ran off the right side,…

Election filing begins today

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    ELIZABETH HEFFNER  Staff Writer     Candidates were able to begin filing to run in 2014 primary elections this afternoon. The list of offices on the ballot this year include US Senate, US House of Representatives, NC Senate District 44, NC House District 97, the District Attorney for…

Wreck sends two to hospital

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  Jaclyn Anthony / Lincoln Times-News       The site of accident on the Highway 150 bypass at Laboratory Road on Friday afternoon.   JENNA-LEY HARRISON  Staff Writer     Troopers said a man and woman were rushed to area hospitals Friday afternoon after their vehicle flipped multiple times during a three-car…

‘Price is Right’ event fights child abuse

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    Jaclyn Anthony / Lincoln Times-News     Contestants check out the item up for bid at the Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse & Child Advocacy Center’s Price is Right Fund Raiser on Saturday.   Image courtesy of…

Sheriff announces run for re-election

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  ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer   Lincoln County Sheriff David M Carpenter (R) is filing for re-election for a second term today. He announced his decision to seek the nomination Feb. 7. Carpenter was first elected Sheriff in 2010. “I feel my 31 years in law enforcement and the positive…