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Sally’s Y gets final approval from regional YMCA board

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Last week, the YMCA Greater Charlotte Metropolitan Board of Directors and the Sally’s YMCA Board of Managers gave final approval for the construction of Sally’s Y in Denver. Comprehensive site work for the 22,000-square-foot facility will begin early this month. The facility is expected to open next January. Sally’s Y…

Cyclist released from hospital after being struck by truck

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A bicyclist is out of the hospital after police say he was struck by a vehicle traveling on North Generals Boulevard Sunday night. Witnesses told police that Gary Bruce Jenkins, 63, of Lincolnton, was riding on the shoulder in front of the Wal-Mart just after 8:30 p.m. Jeffrey James Baker,…

Cell phone porn lands teen back in jail

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A Lincolnton teen is back in jail after detectives say he violated his probation when pornographic material was allegedly found on his cell phone. Rusty Ryan Anderson, 19, of 869 Car Farm Road, was arrested March 16 on a misdemeanor charge of violating probation, according to the Sheriff’s Office. He…

Deputies: Suspect stole checks cashed them

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A local man is facing felony charges after detectives say he took and cashed checks belonging on a West Lincoln resident. Todd Stephen Carter, 44, of 1577 Arden Drive in Lincolnton, was arrested Thursday on five felony counts each of obtaining property by false pretense and uttering forged endorsements, Sheriff’s…

Vale man drowns in lawnmower accident

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A West Lincoln man drowned last week in a tragic accident involving a riding lawnmower. On Wednesday, Billy Franklin Sain, 76, of 8194 N.C. 27 W., in Vale, was cutting grass close to edge of his property when the lawnmower slid down an embankment and into a creek, Sheriff’s Detective…

Suspect description released in Lowesville drug store robbery

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Authorities are on the lookout for man accused of robbing an East Lincoln drug store Wednesday evening. The man entered the Rite-Aid Pharmacy, located at 108 N.C. 16 S., near Lowesville, around 5:30 p.m. and took about $280 from the cash register, Sheriff’s Detective Mark Stamey said. “The suspect may…

Crouse boy cast in movie

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A pint-sized, blue-eyed boy from Crouse will be starring in the Farrelly Brothers next movie. Landon Riddle, 5, traveled with his family to Atlanta on March 24 to film scenes of Hall Pass, which stars Owen Wilson, Christina Applegate, Alyssa Milano, Jenna Fisher of The Office and Rob Moran of…

Church Activities

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THEOLOGY CLASSES The Dr. Charles Cranford School of Theology is taking registrations for fall semester classes. For more information, call (704) 732-1131. HOLY WEEK SERVICES St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, located 321 N. Cedar St., in Lincolnton, will hold a service with Solemn Collects at 7 p.m. this evening. The historic…

Around Town 4/2/2010

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OBSERVATORY The Lucile Miller Observatory, located at the Maiden Middle School campus on North C. Avenue, will observe the sky beginning 8 p.m. tonight. Visitors are encouraged to bring their telescopes. For more information, call Jeff Whisenant at (828) 850-6433. PANCAKE BENEFIT A pancake breakfast will be held from 7:30-10:30…

Play has strong message for audience

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Johnsie Shores Sexton has directed her play Sorry I Never Knew You more times than she can count. She wrote the play 30 years ago. Since then, it has been performed regularly all over North Carolina. It’s been performed in the Andy Griffith Theater and on local television stations. For…