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National Winners

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92nd Birthday

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Arrest made in kidnapping

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A third person suspected of kidnapping and assaulting a homeless man was arrested Monday evening by Newton Police. Jarvis Ledon McCullough, 27, Newton was charged with first-degree kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and two counts of sexual offense, authorities said. He is held at the Catawba…

Most Wanted arrest made

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One person was arrested after his picture was displayed in the Lincoln Times-News Most Wanted section. Justin E. Blalock, 23, was wanted on charges of possession with the intent to sell and deliver counterfeit controlled substances and misdemeanor larceny, authorities said. Blalock was also charged with misdemeanor resist, obstruct and…

Around Town – Church Briefs

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MEN’S BASKETBALL Men’s basketball is from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays in the gym at New Life Baptist Church, 270 Car Farm Road, Lincolnton. There is also prayer and a devotion. There is no cost, and all men are welcome. REVIVAL Apostle Brooks and New Providence Full Gospel Church…

STOPPING TRAFFIC

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Around Town 7/18/2008

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VISION VAN The Lincolnton Lions Club and the Wal-Mart Vision Center in Lincolnton are co-sponsoring the North Carolina Lions’ “See the 21st Century” Vision Van from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 24 in the Wal-Mart parking lot. Eye screenings will be given free of charge. All individuals who wish…

Most Wanted

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Contact intensive surveillance officers Ted Overcash at (704) 732-2229 or David Carpenter at (704) 732-4784 or the Crime Stoppers hotline at (704) 736-8909 if you have information on the following criminal suspects. n James M. Wilson Wanted by the North Carolina Department of Correction on charges of assault on a…

Consignment shop offers bargains

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Sean Reinhardt, operator/manager of Consignment Savings, located at 2689 E. Main St., says he wants to breathe new life into the Boger City area. “I want to jazz this side of town up,” he said. And that’s exactly what he’s trying to do with the consignment shop he’s run for…

Volunteers restore log cabin

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Volunteers resorted to ancient building techniques in an effort to restore an old log cabin at Ramsour’s Mill in Lincolnton. The Lincoln County Historical Association sponsored the event, a joint effort with the Lincoln County Property Commission. Twelve volunteers came out this week to learn how to do chinking and…