Lincoln County Newswire

Lincoln County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lincoln County, NC.

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  1. Off-duty officer spots kidnapping suspect walking down street in GastoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WSOCTV

    ... he kidnapped a Lincolnton woman and forced her to drive to a bank and attempt to withdraw $5,000. Off-duty Lincoln County Sheriff's deputy D. Hendrix said he saw Ballard walking Tuesday morning and contacted Gastonia police. He has been charged with ...

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  2. Man arrested in connection with Lincolnton kidnapping caseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WBTV

    Reginald Aaron Ballard, 42, has been charged with felony 1st degree kidnapping, felonious restraint, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault by pointing a gun and communicating threats. Ballard was arrested on Tuesday morning after an off-duty Lincoln County Sheriff's deputy spotted him walking along Franklin Boulevard in Gastonia. 1 comment

  3. School board round-up: September 4, 2018 sessionRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Lincoln Journal

    The five members of the Lincoln County Board of Education unanimously approved all items moved for a decision at the September 4, 2018 regular session in Hamlin. Open business lasted just 13 minutes.

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  4. Wanted: House cleaner accused of pawning resident's ring from late husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | WBTV

    ... n shop for $100. Anyone with information on Parker's whereabouts is asked to call detectives at 704-732-9050, Lincoln County Communications at 704-735-8202 or Lincoln County Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.

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  5. Deputies searching for woman accused of stealing ring from Denver widow's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | WSOCTV

    The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office charged a woman with larceny after she stole a valuable ring from a widow's home. The incident occurred on Aug. 10 at the victim's residence after she had hired Kimberly Nicole Parker, 27, to clean her home on Christopher Road in Denver. 1 comment

  6. Screaming Devils make history, defeat Lincoln County 28 - 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | The McDuffie Progress

    For the first time in 47 years, the Warren County Screaming Devils defeated the Lincoln County Red Devils 28-21. The Screaming Devils traveled to Lincolnton to face the Red Devils on LCHS' homecoming on Sept.

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  7. Man missing for weeks in Lincoln CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | WBTV

    Deputies say 29-year-old Edward Clifford Garrett never returned home after visiting a friend in western Lincoln County. He was last seen at a home in the 200 block of Highway 274 on Aug. 26. Officials say he was driving a car he borrowed from someone in Cherryville. 1 comment

  8. Job status in question, Rosenstein to meet with Trump on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | WDBO-AM Orlando

    ... Gaston County Emergency Management, Gaston County Police, Gastonia and Gaston County Fire Departments, Lincoln County Sheriff's Department, Lincolnton Fire, Charlotte Fire, Stanley Rescue, Lincoln County Land Search team, Spartanburg County Search ...

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  9. FBI joins search for missing North Carolina boy with special needs Source: WPXIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | WPXI

    ... Gaston County Emergency Management, Gaston County Police, Gastonia and Gaston County Fire Departments, Lincoln County Sheriff's Department, Lincolnton Fire, Charlotte Fire, Stanley Rescue, Lincoln County Land Search team, Spartanburg County Search ...

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  10. Florence likely to expose gaps in flood insuranceRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | WAOW

    ... ing. According the police, they got a call late Friday Eight people are hurt after four motorcycle crashes in Lincoln County. Officials said the first crash happened in the the

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  11. US hurricane, Asian typhoon: 1 brings water, the other, windRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    ... ing. According the police, they got a call late Friday Eight people are hurt after four motorcycle crashes in Lincoln County. Officials said the first crash happened in the the

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  12. Florencea s rains: Coal ash landfill collapses in CarolinasRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    ... ing. According the police, they got a call late Friday Eight people are hurt after four motorcycle crashes in Lincoln County. Officials said the first crash happened in the the

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  13. Fearsome new stage begins as Florence floods inland riversRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    ... ing. According the police, they got a call late Friday Eight people are hurt after four motorcycle crashes in Lincoln County. Officials said the first crash happened in the the

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  14. House candidate to hold town hall meetings Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | The Star Online

    ... this year he also wants more widespread and easier access to health care and a living wage. His town hall in Lincoln County will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Lincolnton Cultural Center on East Main Street, and his event in Cleveland County will be 6 ...

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  15. 2 arrested, drugs and gun found after car chase in Lincoln CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | WBTV

    Two Charlotte residents were arrested on drug-related and traffic charges following a car chase in Lincoln County early Saturday morning. Lincoln County deputies were parked near the intersection of Highway 150 East and Lee Lawing Road around 2:50 a.m. on Saturday when they saw a car pass by with blue lights visible from underneath the car. 1 comment

  16. Severe Thunderstorm Warning Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | WSOCTV

    NCC045-071-109-092130- BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC 438 PM EDT SUN SEP 9 2018 The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Western Lincoln County in the Piedmont of North Carolina... East central Cleveland County in the Piedmont of North Carolina... Northwestern Gaston County in the Piedmont of North Carolina... * Until 530 PM EDT. * At 437 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles southwest of Lincolnton, or over Cherryville, moving northeast at 10 mph.

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  17. Third suspect charged in Lincolnton murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... nformation regarding this case is asked to please contact the Lincolnton Police Department at 704-736-8900 or Lincoln County Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.

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  18. Deputies searching for missing Lincoln County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, 47-year-old Mitchell Merck was last seen at his home in Iron Station Wednesday. Merck's family told deputies the last time they were able to reach Merck was around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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  19. Street preachers making a comeback?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Preachers started showing up at downtown street festivals in the Lincoln County seat of nearly 11,000 souls between here and Charlotte. After city elders shored up a noise ordinance to ward off the heavenly heralds, one defiant preacher offered himself for arrest in an incident widely viewed as a prelude to a court challenge.

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  20. Husband, wife charged with man's murder in Lincolnton appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... he coming weeks. If you have any information about this case, call Lincolnton Police Dept. at 704-736-8900 or Lincoln County Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.

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