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Criminal Charges — 11-25-16

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Robby Lee Brooks, 56, of 2118 Sigmon Dairy Rd. in Newton was charged on Nov. 21 with one count each of littering and injury to personal property. Brandon Stewart Shronce, 32, of 5211 Dallas Cherryvill Hwy. in Cherryville was charged on…

Dairy Diaries: Lincoln County milk production through the years

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MICHELLE T. BERNARD Staff Writer There are fragments of former dairy farms, like the silos standing next to low barns that may be falling in, scattered throughout Lincoln County. At one time, Lincoln County was home to hundreds of working dairy farms, but many are now gone. Just 50 years…

Lincolnton firefighters give coats to local students

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MICHELLE T. BERNARD Staff Writer The Lincolnton Professional Fire Fighters Association (LPFFA) brought some warmth to 72 Lincoln County Schools children on Tuesday. For the second year, members of the LPFFA took part in “Operation Warm,” a national campaign that the International Association of Firefighters has partnered with, to get…

Commissioners approve two new subdivisions in East Lincoln

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MATT CHAPMAN Staff Writer The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners on Monday approved two residential developments in East Lincoln that will bring 250 new homes to the area. The first subdivision, to be known as Wildbrook, will be developed by Hawthorne Development Group. The neighborhood will sit on 73 acres…

Criminal Charges —11-23-16

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Alesha Michelle Werner, 28, of 220 Lilly Tr. in Lincolnton was charged on Nov. 18 with one count each of larceny and possession of stolen goods. A $1,000 secured bond was set. Brandilyn Leann Canipe, 37, of 220 Lilly Tr. in…

Around Town — 11-23-16

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Thursday Thanksgiving Breakfast Augustana Lutheran Church, located off of Hwy. 70 SE, 1523 16th St. SE Hickory will co-sponsor with Thrivent Financial invites one and all to a FREE community Thanksgiving Day home-style breakfast, from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. No reservation needed. For more information please call (828) 328-6706.…

Pair arrested on child abuse charges

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Staff report A Newton man and a Lincolnton woman have been arrested on child abuse charges. Lincolnton Police Department officers arrested Keith Lee Clontz, 32, of 1548 Highway 16 in Newton, and Hayley Danielle Hoyle, 31, of 207 Little Street in Lincolnton, on Friday in connection with the abuse of…

Criminal Charges — 11-21-16

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Grady Adam Allen, 33, of 1391 Goldrock Tr. in Maiden was charged on Nov. 15 with one count each of speeding to elude arrest, seat belt law violation, speeding, and careless or reckless driving. A $5,000 secured bond was set. Scot…

Around Town — 11-21-16

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Monday Blood Drive Denver Fire Department, located at 3956 N. Hwy. 16 in Denver will host Community Blood Center of the Carolinas November 2016 Blood Drives – Lincoln County from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.…

Saine discusses General Assembly, governor’s race

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MATT CHAPMAN Staff Writer All eyes are on the North Carolina governor’s race between incumbent Republican Pat McCrory and Attorney General Roy Cooper, a Democrat. The contest, in which Cooper leads by 6,600 votes as of Friday, has come to a standstill, with McCrory reporting complaints of fraud in 52…