12 hrs ago
Officers, advocates attend conference on crimes against kids
Local child advocates and law enforcement are now better armed for the fight in online crimes against children after spending Aug. 11-14 in Dallas, Texas at the annual Crimes Against Children conference.
17 hrs ago
Commissioners drop gunfire discussion
Lincoln County's Board of Commissioners has opted to cease discussions regarding the recent controversy over gunfire restrictions related to the county's noise ordinance.
21 hrs ago
Around Town 8-20-14
TODAY Community Blood Drive Antioch Baptist Church at 3413 E Hwy 150 will hold a blood drive in partnership with the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Thieves hit 2 Denver tobacco stores
ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is investigating break-ins at two separate tobacco outlets in Denver that occurred within 30 minutes of each other on Tuesday.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Plant expansion plans on agenda for commissioners
Lincoln County's Board of Commissioners will meet Monday to discuss several proposals from the Lincoln County Public Works and Utilities department.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Division of Workforce Solutions Job Listings
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.
Sheriff's Office to host community for coffee
When the public needs them, they are there. But oftentimes, the sight of law enforcement causes members of the general public to become nervous.
Denver man drowns in Lake Norman
The body of a Denver man who drowned in Lake Norman was recovered on Thursday, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said.
Teachers protest education policy
Local teachers and their supporters joined forces Wednesday at the county's courthouse as part of a statewide silent protest against facets of North Carolina's public education policy.
Criminal Charges - 8-15-14
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests: Robert Daniel Scott, 38, of 1962 Buffalo Shoals Road in Lincolnton was charged August 12 with one count each assault on a female, interfering with emergency communication and misdemeanor larceny.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Gaston Gazette
Conviction thrown out, man runs for sheriff
Huss was convicted of sexual assault and kidnapping in 2011. The N.C. Court of Appeals overturned that decision in 2013, freeing him from prison.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Gaston Gazette
Man sentenced to nearly 3 years for arson attempt
A Lincoln County man will spend more than two years in federal prison for trying to hire someone to burn down a rival's house.
The Charlotte Observer
Shea Homes to hold community input sessions on planned Lake Norman development
DENVER, N.C. As it prepares to build one of the largest housing communities in the Carolinas geared to adults 55 and older, Shea Homes announced Wednesday that it will hold a series of community involvement sessions beginning in September.
Arts Council announces grants
The Arts Council of Lincoln County is reaching out to all local artists in a big way, as it recently announced a major grant and a call for artists to participate in one of Lincolnton's most anticipated events.
Suspect charged with battery thefts
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is crediting good leads and police work in the apprehension of a suspected battery thief in western Lincoln County.
Criminal Charges 8-13-14
The Lincolnton Police Department reported the following arrests: Jerome Baxter, 47, of 2521 Country Club Road in Lincolnton was charged August 7 with one misdemeanor count assault on a female.
Piece of folk art comes home
"Christ Lives Again" was once an obscure piece of folk art. A commission from the Samaracand Manor in Eagle Springs for a local artist in 1957, the large painting that was once a focal point in the chapel of the now closed reform school has finally come home to Lincoln County.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Board of Ed. to hear policy requests, committee meetings
Lincoln County's Board of Education plans to discuss several policies and committee requests at a meeting on Tuesday.
Gaston College marks 50 years
For the past 50 years, Gaston College has served Gaston and Lincoln counties as an outlet for community members to pursue higher education opportunities.
Write-in candidate certified for sheriff race
This fall, Lincoln County residents will choose between two contenders running for the office of Lincoln County sheriff.