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Robbery suspect arrested

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A 35-year-old man is facing criminal charges after authorities say he robbed two East Lincoln businesses nearly three months ago. Harold Lee McCoy Jr., has been charged with the March 31 robberies of the Aldi and Rite-Aid stores near Lowesville, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. McCoy is accused…

ELHS cheerleaders lead three-day camp

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ABOVE: East Lincoln Mustangs cheerleader Brooklyn Elms and camper Hannah practice their cheer routine together Wednesday. BELOW: Emily (left) and MaKayla are hoisted in the air by their cheerleading counselors. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo “Clap, clap! Jump, jump! Stomp, stomp!” an East Lincoln High School cheerleader shouted to little…

Hardware store closing its doors

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At age 76, Joe Turbyfill, owner of Turbyfill TrueValue, has finally decided to retire. But the decision to close the longtime business he has shared with his wife, Jean, did not come easy. “If we wanted, we could still stay in business, but it’s simple,” Turbyfill said. “At our age,…

DABA plans fireworks and festivities for July 4

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The Denver Area Business Association is gearing up for its 10th Annual Community Fireworks Show. The Fourth of July event will feature food and merchandise vendors and activities for children on Saturday. Some of the food choices include pizza, ice cream, barbecue, chocolate covered frozen bananas and funnel cake. A…

Around Town 6/30/2010

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85th ANNIVERSARY Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church, 318 W. Ballard St., in Cherryville, will celebrate its 85th anniversary at 7 p.m. Thursday. Gospel singing group, The Kingsmen, will perform. For more information, call the church office at (704) 435-6934 or visit www.cherryville.mmc.com. HEALTH MEETING The Way and Truth Restoration Center, 208…

Around Town 6/28/2010

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85th ANNIVERSARY Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church, 318 W. Ballard St., in Cherryville, will celebrate its 85th anniversary at 7 p.m. Thursday. Gospel singing group, The Kingsmen, will perform. For more information, call the church office at (704) 435-6934 or visit www.cherryville.mmc.com. GASTON FIREWORKS The City of Cherryville will hold a…

Lincolnton man celebrates his 103rd birthday

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50th anniversary

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Larry Mac and Linda Hovis of Lincolnton celebrated their 50th anniversary June 25. They are the parents of Kynlon H. Sherrill and Allison H. Allran. Grandchildren are Alex Allran, Gabe Allran, Ginny Sherrill and Parker Sherrill.…

Young graduates

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Engagement: Yoder, Dunston

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Laura Elizabeth Yoder and Ellis Waller Dunston announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Laura is the daughter of Alfred and Linda Yoder of Lincolnton. Ellis is the son of Tom and Kirk Dunston of Conover. The wedding is planned for Saturday, August 28, 2010 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lincolnton.…