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Obituaries — 11-5-14

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Joseph Edward Stroud DULUTH, GA. — Joseph Edward Stroud, age 93, of Lawrenceville, Ga. and formerly of Heavner Road in Lincolnton died Sunday, November 2, 2014. Mr. Stroud was born on January 6, 1921 in Catawba County. He was the son of the late Charlie A. Stroud and Mamie Elliott…

Man arrested for stolen vehicle, woman for meth

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Staff report A Lincolnton man and woman are facing theft and drug charges following an early morning traffic stop on Tuesday. Officer Chad Lail with the Lincolnton Police Department noticed a vehicle being driven suspiciously on East Main Street near Highway 321, officers said. Lail initiated a traffic stop and…

Man charged for domestic assault, drug possession

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Staff report A Lincolnton man was taken into custody by the Lincolnton Police Department on Sunday in connection with two domestic assault incidents. Officer Richard Harrington took a statement from a female victim that reported she was assaulted in both Catawba County and Lincoln County. The suspect was identified as…

Criminal Charges — 11-5-14

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The Lincolnton Police Department reported the following arrests: Jackson Letterman, 68, of 332 Turner Street in Lincolnton was charged Oct. 30 with one misdemeanor count each of failure to secure passenger under 16, driving while license revoked and reckless driving to endanger. A $2,500 secured bond amount was set. Timothy…

City to consider contract for website update

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Staff report Lincolnton’s City Council will discuss a proposed contract with Civic Plus regarding the construction and deployment of the city’s website at its meeting Thursday. The contract, set at $20,027, includes the approval of an additional $3,837 per year for a total of three years for annual hosting, system…

FINAL LINCOLN COUNTY VOTING RESULTS (23 precincts and absentee reporting)

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All Lincoln County precincts reporting Senate Tillis 15,833 Hagan 6,683 Haugh 1,232 US House Dist 10 McHenry 17,211 MacQueen 6,463 NC Senate Dist. 44 Curtis 18,072 NC House Dist 97 Saine 16,579 Hubbard 6,889 District Attorney Dist 27B Miller 16,508 Bridges 6,491 Board of Commissioners Beam 16,050 Oakes 13,294 Long…

Man arrested for stolen vehicle, woman charged for meth after traffic stop

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Staff report A Lincolnton man and woman are facing theft and drug charges following an early morning traffic stop on Nov. 4. Officer Chad Lail with the Lincolnton Police Department noticed a vehicle being driven suspiciously on East Main Street near Highway 321, officers said. Lail initiated a traffic stop…

City man arrested for felony breaking and entering

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Staff report A Lincolnton man is facing felony breaking and entering charges after allegedly being found in possession of stolen goods by police officers on Sunday. Officers Jimmy Barlowe, Richard Harrington and Dylan Beard of the Lincolnton Police Department responded to a breaking and entering in progress call on Nov.…

Tillis makes local stop in final push to Election Day

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Senate candidate shares vision with voters at GOP rally ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Dozens of local Republicans gathered Saturday night to show their support for U.S. Senate candidate and current state Speaker of the House Thom Tillis, as well as several other local and state GOP candidates. The Lincoln County…

Man remembered for work on atomic bomb, space program

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ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer James Conrad Little was born in Lincoln County in 1912. By the end of his life, in 2002, Little left a legacy that included work on both the space program and the atomic bomb and, ultimately, a family that is proud to have called him its…