Home » Archives by category » Local News (Page 935)

60th anniversary

Share This Post

Harry Lee Robinson and Helen Ballard Robinson of Iron Station will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Dec. 20. They were married Dec. 20, 1947 at Amity Baptist Parsonage. He is retired from Burlington Industries after 40 years of service. He received five Battle Stars during his service on the USS…

Dentistry office opens

Share This Post

Five generations

Share This Post

Massey principal surprised at amount of book donation

Share This Post

Sandy Johnson, the principal at G.E. Massey Elementary School, was not expecting $10,000 when Steve Zickefoose, Lincoln County Schools associate superintendent for finance, came to her school Friday. Zickefoose presented Johnson with what she described as an “anonymous donation of $5,000, specified to buy books for the library.” Thrilled, Johnson…

Council seeks volunteers to visit prison

Share This Post

Making the transition from prison to the outside world isn’t easy, but members of the Community Resource Council hope to ease that struggle. “They may not go back to the same lifestyle they were living,” said Tim Scronce, correctional case manager at the Lincoln Correctional Center and volunteer coordinator for…

Firefighters of the year

Share This Post

Lincoln levies fines for violations of drought limits

Share This Post

Lincoln County officials assessed approximately $6,500 in fines to residents for using irrigation systems during drought restrictions, according to county officials. Lincoln County Public Utilities Director Steve Gilbert said Monday approximately 160 letters were sent out to customers with irrigation meters who registered more than a 1,000 gallons a month.…

Charges made in traffic stops

Share This Post

Numerous charges were filed during a Dec. 15 traffic stop conducted by the Lincolnton Police Department and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department. Authorities charged 65 people for various traffic and criminal offenses at Maiden Highway and the intersection of Clarks Creek Road and Bethel Church Road, said Deputy Larry Ingle of…

Fire Department gets grant

Share This Post

A volunteer fire department in northern Lincoln County was awarded a $77,000 grant last week, the latest in a series of awards by the Department of Homeland Security. North 321 Volunteer Fire Department serves residents and Lincoln County Industrial Park. It is the second consecutive year the department received money…

Search for new Lincoln County manager narrows

Share This Post

The search for the county’s first new manager in nearly a decade is narrowing, and front runners are beginning to emerge. Commission Chairman Tom Anderson said “less than five and more than two,” candidates officially remain as contenders for the position, vacated after the firing of Stan Kiser last summer.…