17 hrs ago
Theft report leads to fraud charges
A western Lincoln County man is accused of trying to defraud an insurance company by claiming his trailer and motorcycle were stolen in October, the Sheriff's Office said.
22 hrs ago
Criminal Charges - 5-22-13
Amani Tyrell Bates, 20, of 812 5th St. in Spencer, N.C., was charged May 17 with one count of non-support/abandonment . A $500 bond was set.
Thu May 16, 2013
On This Day in the Lincoln Times-News
Horse show Saturday at Long Shoals - The Long Shoals community was busy preparing for its charity horse show, with competition in Walking and Gaited, Western classes.
Wed May 15, 2013
Criminal Charges 5-15-13
Dustin Thomas Rhodes, 28, of 1638 Roseland Dr. in Lincolnton was charged May 10 with one count of driving while impaired.
Mon May 13, 2013
Criminal Charges 5-13-13
Malcolm Rashad Thompson, 21, of 163 Hillcrest Dr. in Lincolnton was charged May 9 with one felony count of statutory rape/sex offense of a 13-, 14- or 15-year-old by a defendant six years older.
Fri May 10, 2013
Houser appointed to conservation board
Tommy Houser has been reappointed by Gov. Pat McCrory to serve as a member of the North Carolina Soil and Water Conservation Commission.
Criminal Charges 5-10-13
Daniel Scott Moore, 30, of 2031 Alexis Lucia Rd. in Stanley was charged May 7 with one count of failure to appear.
Fri May 03, 2013
Second-graders enjoy Adopt-a-Cop
Hundreds of eager second graders bounced from one educational booth to another at Wednesday's 22nd Annual Adopt-A-Cop picnic at Betty Ross Park in Lincolnton, learning about safety topics from police, firefighters and additional first-responders throughout the region.
Kimberly Spring Brittain, 21, of 409 Tot Dellinger Rd. in Cherryville was charged April 27 with one count each of trafficking heroin, possession of a schedule III controlled substance, sell or deliver a schedule III controlled substance, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and distribute a schedule IV controlled substance and sell or ... (more)
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Jacksonville Daily News
Man accused of dragging donkey behind van
The Lincoln Times-News reported that 68-year-old Richard Hudson of Vale is charged with moving animals in a cruel manner.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Around Town - 4-29-13
TODAY Board of Education The Lincoln County Board of Education will meet 6 p.m. in the administrative offices on North Generals Blvd.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Man drags donkey
Richard Ricky Hudson of Vale, NC was charged with misdemeanor Conveying Animals in a Cruel Manner when he was found dragging a donkey down a paved road in northwestern Lincoln County.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Criminal Charges 4-26-13
Derek Harris, 25, of 2126 Underwood Ln. in Lincolnton was charged April 21 with one count each of communicating threats and second-degree trespassing.
Soldier's homecoming surprises niece
Ray Gora / Lincoln Times-News Kaitlyn Parker, 7, greets her uncle, Captain Kevin Sigmon of the U.S. Army National Guard 505th Engineer Battalion out of Gastionia, on Wednesday at Union Elementary School in Vale.
Deputies: Man used van to drag donkey down paved road
Deputies in Lincoln County have charged a Vale man for using his vehicle to drag a donkey nearly a half-mile down a paved road in northwestern Lincoln County.
Deputies: Man used van to drag donkey
A western Lincoln County man attached a donkey to his vehicle and dragged the animal down an area roadway Thursday, the Sheriff's Office said.