Friday Apr 18
DOT yet to begin work on Vale bridge
Almost a year has passed since Lincoln County's flooding disaster last summer, which resulted in multiple road closures and infrastructure damage.
Shelby Shopper And Info
Rena Mae Sellers Wallace
Rena Mae Sellers Wallace, age 90, of Sellerstown Rd., died Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
The Gaston Gazette
Three charged in Lincolnton meth lab
Lincoln County Sheriff's investigators busted the fourth meth lab of the year in a public housing unit in Lincolnton Tuesday.
Around Town 4-9-14
Individuals may now purchase advanced tickets for a grilled chicken lunch plate to assist Jeff Leonhardt and family.
Around Town - 4-7-14
TODAY Blood drive Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 4-7 p.m. at Denver Fire Department, 3956 N.C. 16 in Denver.
NC-grown WoodMill Winery goes global with first shipment to China
A shipment of North Carolina-grown muscadine wine from WoodMill Winery in Vale is on its way to China, according to a report from the Gaston Gazette.
Criminal Charges 4-2-14
Tonya Lorene Harris, 44, of 10 Chapman St. in Lincolnton was charged March 28 with four counts of failure to appear and one count of surrender of surety.
The Star Online
Healing the Hurt: Program offers Christ-centered support
Second Baptist, 1114 S. Lafayette St., Shelby, begins Celebrate Recovery meetings April 7. The meetings will be held on Monday nights, beginning with supper and fellowship at 6 p.m. Worship starts at 7, and small group sharing is at 8. The program ends with fellowship and coffee at 9. Child care for children younger than 5 is provided, and programs ... (more)
Criminal Charges 3-31-14
Amber Elizabeth Self, 23, of 5142 Flay Rd. in Lincolnton was charged March 26 with one count of misdemeanor larceny.
The Charlotte Observer
Washed-out bridge still causing headaches for west Lincoln residents eight months later
VALE Carl Beam and his wife, Glennie, got a last look at the 57-year-old bridge over Indian Creek just before a flash flood swept it away on July 27. Eight months later, the bridge on Beam Lumber Road still hasn’t been replaced, upsetting the routine of this Western Lincoln County farm community.
Travis Wayne Baxter, 26, of 3073 Sorrells Baxter Rd. in Cherryville was charged March 25 with one count each of communicating threats and assault on a female by a male over 18 yrs.