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Criminal Charges - 12-20-13
Shawntaina Dale Hoke, 42, of 3724 Waggoner Rd. in Vale was charged Dec. 14 with one count of possession and distribution of a meth precursor.
Around Town - 12-18-13
THURSDAY Maiden Christmas event The Town of Maiden will host its "Merry Maiden Downtown Christmas Celebration" 5:30-8 p.m. at the Gazebo, located at the intersection of Main St. and Main Ave. In the event of rain, the celebration will be 4-7 p.m. Dec. 22. Blue Christmas service Trinity Lutheran Church, 2700 Trinity Ch.
LCSO seizes meth lab No. 22
A dangerous methamphetamine operation was located inside a western Lincoln County mobile home Wednesday afternoon, resulting in one resident's arrest, the Sheriff's Office said.
Flay "Tip" Clifton Scronce and Jean Simmons Scronce of Vale were married December 1, 1963 at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Lincolnton.
Zackie Warlick is Cat Square Mayor
He even took five weeks out of school each year to carry out the labor with his parents and eight siblings.
Criminal Charges - 12-13-13
Keith Alan Blakely, 34, of 1543 Atlantic Ln. in Lincolnton was charged Dec. 9 with one count each of DWI, assault on a female, communicating threats, possessing stolen goods, harassing phone calls and misdemeanor larceny.
The Gaston Gazette
State steps in to stomp out fire ants
Fire ants are on the move and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture is trying to stop their march.
Investigators find 22nd meth lab of year in Lincoln Co.
Investigators located the meth lab inside a mobile home in 1600 block of Knoll Drive in Vale around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release from the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.
22nd meth lab busted in Lincoln County
The "one-pot" or "shake and bake" meth lab was found inside of a mobile home in the 1600 block of Knoll Drive in Vale around 2:15 Wednesday.
Criminal Charges - 12-6-13
David Alan Hopkins, 29, of 2852 Barrett Baxter Dr. in Newton was charged Dec. 2 with one count of probation violation.
The Charlotte Observer
Lincoln makes 21st meth lab arrests
Carl Ray Davenport, 39, of Vale, was arrested Monday on meth-related charges, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.
Around Town - 11-22-13
FRIDAY Stew fundraiser Eastwind United Pentecostal Church, 3617 E. N.C. 27 in Iron Station, will host its 1st Annual Brunswick Stew fundraiser 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $7 per quart.
Fire claims Vale house
Firefighters from three counties battled a residential blaze for more than three hours Wednesday night near the Lincoln-Catawba line, Catawba County fire officials said.
Deputies: Nearly half of suspects in drug operation remain at-large
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is looking for nearly 20 suspects still at-large in the agency's sixth drug operation since 2011.