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OUR VIEW — Rise of Islamic State must end now

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As if the indiscriminant wholesale slaughter of innocent human beings wasn’t enough, now the fanatics of Islamic State have begun attacks against cultural institutions and antiquities, in an effort to rewrite history to fit with their own vision of a fascist theocracy. In recent weeks, the group has claimed responsibility…

Search for missing Lincolnton woman continues

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  Staff Report The Lincolnton Police Department is seeking public assistance in locating a missing Lincolnton woman. Patricia Lynn Loveless, 62 has been missing since March 13. Loveless is a white female and is 5-foot-2 and weighs 98 pounds with brown eyes and gray hair. She was last seen wearing…

SWAT team arrests man after threats made to law enforcement

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Staff report A Lincolnton man was taken into custody by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team on Wednesday after threatening narcotics officers and the probation department on his personal Facebook account. Timothy Cornwell, of 1753 Lutz Dairy Farm Road, was removed from his home without incident. According to the…

Oh so close

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Eagles’ rally falls short vs. Ironmen     RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor   DENVER — Nick Roser stopped the bleeding with his arm and helped Lincoln Charter catch up with his bat, but the damage done by Cherryville in the first two innings was too much. Roser went 2-for-4 with a…

Surratt has surgery for torn meniscus

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor   Chazz Surratt played hurt while leading two different teams to a state title game. While those in the stands may not have noticed, Surratt knew, and had to have something done about it. The East Lincoln quarterback and point guard underwent arthroscopic surgery in Charlotte…

WL athletes win awards at winter sports banquet

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        LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS   The following athletes received awards at West Lincoln’s winter sports banquet:   Boys basketball Most Improved: Noah Marsh Offensive Player of Year: Dylan Frady Defensive Player of Year: Kabian McClendon JV MVP: Dallas Bridges All-conference: Dylan Frady   Girls basketball MVP: Madison Ferguson Rebel…

Upcoming Events

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              This list of events may not include schedule changes or postponements not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. All times are varsity start times, unless otherwise noted: Today Baseball W. Lincoln at N. Lincoln, 7 p.m. Boys golf NP3A/4A match at Twin Oaks C.C.…

LOCAL ROUNDUP — Wolves top Bandys for first SD-7 baseball win

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    LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS   Lincolnton’s baseball team has put together its first win streak of the season. T.J. Queen went 3-for-5 and Hunter White went 2-for-3 with a double and a two-run home run as the Wolves defeated host Bandys 8-6 on Tuesday for their second straight win. Lincolnton,…

Deputies: Man, 71, was drug supplier

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    Staff report   A 71-year-old Gaston County man has been accused of being a supplier of illegal prescription drugs in Lincoln County by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said they executed a buy-bust operation targeting Alvis Clatis Coon, of 101 Helen Avenue in Bessemer City, around 6…

Here’s to the volunteers

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