33 min ago
Campers learn about harm of bullying
Monday saw the summer campers at the YMCA celebrating Christmas in July, but with a very special message.
2 hrs ago
Criminal Charges - 7-30-14
The Lincolnton Police Department reported the following arrests: James Deane Turner II, 42, of 2461 Otis Dellinger Road in Lincolnton was charged July 25 with fifteen felony counts uttering forged instrument and one count misdemeanor failure to appear.
9 hrs ago
Deputies arrest two on separate drug offenses
ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer Lincoln County Sheriff's Office narcotics investigators recently made two drug busts, and utilized surveillance and a national database that tracks methamphetamine precursors to take cocaine and methamphetamine off of Lincoln County streets.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
The Gaston Gazette
Drowning victim found yards away from where she went missing
The body of a drowning victim at Lake Norman was located Tuesday just several feet away from where she was last seen earlier in the day.
The Gaston Gazette
Gastonia woman arrested after drug transaction near business
Lincoln County police arrested a Gastonia woman after conducting surveillance near a High Shoals business.
Rescue crews on Lake Norman after possible drowning
Rescue crews were called to a cove on Lake Norman after a possible drowning on Tuesday, according to officials in Lincoln County.
The Charlotte Observer
Woman charged with embezzlement in Lincoln County
Meghan Black Cook, 33, of Maiden, was arrested on embezzlement charges, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Lincolnton police find meth lab
The Lincolnton Police Department discovered a meth lab at 807 South Poplar Street on Thursday.
Study says constructing new county offices could cost $38M
More information was recently released from the county regarding a 2009 study to construct a new facility for county offices.
County welcomes new Cooperative Extension director
Lincoln County's branch of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension will soon be welcoming a new director.
Apple Queen crowned
Lincoln County is celebrating the reign of a new Apple Queen. Abby Jane Hord, a rising senior at North Lincoln High School, was crowned Lincoln County Apple Queen, a title which holds a $3,000 scholarship to further her education.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Neighbors complain about gunfire to commissioners
Firearms and noise ordinances were hot topics during the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting Monday night.
Around Town - 7-28-14
TODAY Singing Convention Meeting The Lincoln County Singing Convention will meet from 7p.m. - 9 p.m. at Reeps Grove Methodist Church on 7401 Reeps Grove Church Road in Vale.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Division of Workforce Solutions Job Listings - 7-28-14
You must currently be registered with DWS to be referred on any of our jobs. Go to www.ncworks.gov to register or update an existing registration.
State approves voting precinct consolidation
Lincoln County residents may be voting at a new precinct location this election season.
Housing, retail development proposed for Denver
Residents of Lincoln County will have the opportunity to voice their opinions regarding a planned development in Denver at an upcoming community involvement meeting.
Criminal Charges - 7-25-14
The Lincolnton Police Department reported the following arrests: Craig Allen Deaton, 25, of 410 Madison Street in Lincolnton was charged July 21 with one misdemeanor count each removing, altering or defaming land, larceny and second degree trespass.
Miller to give up Apple Queen title
Erica Miller isn't your average pageant queen. Prior to competing for one of Lincoln County's title, Miller, 17, had only previously participated in pageants from the ages of 8-10.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Narcotics officers bust meth lab in Lincolnton
Narcotics officers bust meth lab in Lincolnton An anonymous tip led narcotics officers to a meth lab in Lincolnton.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Gaston Gazette
Inmate dies from injuries suffered in prison fight
An inmate from Lincoln County who was serving only a four-month prison sentence on a minor charge has died after being involved in a fight with another inmate.