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Carolina Ridge project debated

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A week after developers threatened the future of the largest proposed housing project in county history, Commission Chairman Tom Anderson and a Pulte Homes vice-president debated Carolina Ridge’s past. A Pulte Homes official last week said the building giant could scrap the 1,200-unit upscale retirement community across from East Lincoln…

Lincoln Charter School opens kindergarten applications

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Both campuses of the Lincoln Charter School are accepting applications and will hold lotteries for spaces in their kindergarten programs. Both lotteries will be held at 10 a.m. March 1 at the respective schools. Neither parents nor children need to be present at the drawing to secure their space; if…

Price Is Right

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Around Town 2/11/2008

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FLUTE CONCERT The flutist Galen will perform and lecture at 12 noon and perform with his band at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Myers Center Cafeteria, Dallas Campus. The evening concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call (704) 922-6200. AARP MEETING Lincoln County AARP Chapter…

For author, writing is a release

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Daemeon Night wasn’t always a writer. In fact, he wasn’t always Daemeon Night. The 25-year-old Lincoln County native was born Brian Riley. He adopted Daemeon Night as a pen name when he wrote “And So it Begins,” a fantasy fiction novel he recently had published. And Night says he’s just…

Daugherty looks back after one year as Lincoln sheriff

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A month after Tim Daugherty became sheriff, Deputy Lawana Morton was fatally shot in her Iron Station home. “It’s a huge burden to ask your people to go out and put their lives on the line,” he said. As he sat behind a wooden desk, Daugherty pondered his biggest accomplishment…

Rotary recognizes essay winners

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Three Lincoln County sixth-graders were recognized at last week’s Lincolnton Rotary meeting for their award-winning essays. Ben Sprinkle, Olivia Sain and Tanner Reynolds were recognized for their entries in the Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation Essay Contest, which Rotary has sponsored for 30 years. “The main purpose,” Rick McSwain, director…

DDA hands out recognition awards

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The Downtown Development Association presented its annual Main Street Gala and Better Downtown Awards Friday night at the Lincoln Cultural Center. A number of local residents and businesses were honored at the event, which is designed to recognize individuals and companies that have made positive contributions to the life of…

Homeowner thwarts break-in by teens

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A homeowner took matters into his own hands Monday when he found his home broken into. Wayne Brocuglio walked in on several teenagers that had broken into his home, said Det. Charles McGinley of the Lincolnton Police Department. George Michael Castro, 18, Douglas David Solis, 17, and a 15-year-old juvenile…

Boger City honors firefighters

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