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Two nabbed for probation violations

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Staff report Two people have been arrested for probation violations following a joint effort of Lincoln County and Catawba County deputies and state probation and parole officers on Wednesday. Probation and parole had received information about the whereabouts of Thomas Harrison Andrew Ford and Megan Ann Cooke, according to a…

Deputies warn against scam

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Staff report The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to continue to be alert for ongoing telephone scams. On Wednesday, a resident of the 4200 block of John Ritchie Road in Lincolnton reported to the Sheriff’s Office that she got a phone call from a female stating she was…

Obituaries — 2-6-15

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Wanda Lee ‘Granny’ Fulks Burcham CROUSE — Wanda Lee “Granny” Fulks Burcham, age 89, of 1206 Pleasant Grove Church Road in Crouse, died on Thursday, February 5, 2015. Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 9, 2015 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Stanley…

Around Town — 2-6-15

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SATURDAY Spaghetti dinner West Lincoln High School band will have a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at Daniel’s Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton. Dine in or carry out. Dinner Springs East Church of God, at 687 Springs East Rd. in Lincolnton will host a chili or…

Students shine in essay contest

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Pedestrian hit by van

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Staff report An 18-year-old Lincolnton man was struck and injured by a minivan just outside of Lincolnton on Highway 27 West on Thursday. His injuries were not life threatening, troopers said. Trooper C. Locklear with the North Carolina Highway Patrol said Jordon Queen, of Lincolnton, was walking to a grocery…

Business Spotlight: Lail Electric Services

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JACLYN ANTHONY Chief Photographer For more than 75 years, Lail Electric Services (LES) has been turning on the lights in Lincoln County and across the Southeast. LES is commercial and industrial electrical contractor licensed in seven states, from West Virginia to Alabama. The company is currently contracted to wire the…

Criminal Charges — 2-6-15

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Jordan Issac Lyons, 21, of 1660 Sugarfarm Rd. in Catawba was charged Feb. 3 with five counts of failure to appear. A $500 secured bond was set. Brian Keith Mustard, 45, of 12045 Cimmaron Rd. in Huntersville was charged Feb. 3…

Editor’s Note — The ‘burbs keep growing

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MICHAEL GEBELEIN Managing Editor Charlotte is expanding. Mecklenburg County’s tentacles are reaching out into the parts of the Piedmont that were once farmland dotted with a grocery store and gas station every few miles. The suburbs are growing and more of that growth — some would call it progress —…

We all want to hear that spring is close

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KATHRYN YARBRO Guest Columnist The lowly groundhog has made quite a reputation for himself in his ability to predict the weather. I always wondered how that happened, because all I’ve ever seen him good at was eating rosebushes in the backyard. We’ve had several of those furry creatures around here…