Lincoln County Newswire

Lincoln County Newswire

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

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  1. Chocolate bars, brownies: Traffic stop leads to drug bust in LincolntonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | WSOCTV

    A traffic stop for a minor violation led to a drug bust and an arrest for the possession of illegal drugs on Saturday, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office charged 34-year-old Sean Ryder Kenna with one felony count of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver a controlled substance.

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  2. Chocolate bars, brownies: Traffic stop leads to drug bust in Lincolnton Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | WSOCTV

    ... for a minor violation led to a drug bust and an arrest for the possession of illegal drugs on Saturday, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office charged 34-year-old Sean Ryder Kenna with one felony count of ...

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  3. Marijuana-laced chocolate bars, brownies seized in Lincoln County traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | WBTV

    The deputy searched the vehicle and located a cooler in the trunk containing 81 clear plastic packages containing opaque waxy mass and 60 packages of edible baked goods. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, 34-year-old Sean Ryder Kenna, of Swannanoa, NC, was charged with one felony count of possession with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance and failing to maintain lane control.

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  4. Obituaries - 7/4/2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Lincoln Journal

    ... WV, passed from this life Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center. She was a former Lincoln County resident. She was born March 14, 1926 in Osh Kosh, Wisconsin and was the daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth Phillips ...

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  5. Grand jury indicts sheriff candidate on multiple charges Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | WSOCTV

    ... whose former girlfriend accused him of putting a tracking device on her car. The Hickory Record reports a Lincoln County grand jury returned the indictment against former Catawba County Sheriff's Capt. Jason Coy Reid on charges that include larceny, ... 2 comments

  6. Man facing burglary, attempted armed robbery charges arrested in Lincoln CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | WBTV

    A man who was wanted in connection with an attempted armed robbery in Winston-Salem was arrested in Lincoln County Wednesday night. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, 27-year-old Roberto Javier Polanco Osorio, of Charlotte, was wanted for an attempted armed robbery that happened at a home in Winston-Salem on Friday.

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  7. Minor traffic violation leads to multiple drug charges for Lincoln County duoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 25 | WBTV

    A traffic stop for what deputies say was a minor traffic violation led two men being arrested on drug charges. Deputies pulled over a vehicle for the violation in the 300 block of North Generals Boulevard in Lincolnton around 2 p.m. Saturday. 1 comment

  8. Authorities still looking for man who vanished from rest home 5 months ago Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | WSOCTV

    Police are looking for information nearly five months after a Lincoln County rest home resident walked away from the facility and disappeared. Richard Perdue, 53, was last seen leaving through a side door at the Boger City Rest Home on Little Valley Trail in Lincolnton around 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 22. He was reported missing two hours later by the rest home staff. 1 comment

  9. Search continues for austistic man who walked out of home 5 months agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Deputies in Lincoln County are asking for the public's help finding a man who went missing from a rest home five months ago. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, 53-year-old Richard Keith Perdue walked away from the Boger City Rest Home on January 22 through a side door.

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  10. Viral video: School receptionist sings and social media goes wild Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... Facebook post that racked up almost 15,000 shares and 900,000 views by Monday morning. Ballard, who lives in Lincoln County and studied at Gaston College, said hat she's "blown away" by all the attention.

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  11. Buncombe County singles out candidate for interim manager roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Mountain Xpress

    ... for municipalities in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia. He served as county manager for Lincoln County for about five years, beginning in March 2008 and leaving in June 2013. Wayne County hired him in February 2014 to be its ...

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  12. Gravel pit in river near Maxwell heightens flood concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | North Platte Bulletin

    One man was ejected from a long Lincoln County Planning Commission hearing Thursday about a proposed privately owned gravel pit in a flood-prone area near Old Military Road in the Platte River south of Maxwell. Landowner Bob Keller and his neighbor Chris Jackson want to expand an existing small pond along the river bottom to two acres, 15 feet deep.

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

    Jun 14, 2018 | WSOCTV

    NCC071-109-150430- BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC 1143 PM EDT THU JUN 14 2018 The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Central Lincoln County in the Piedmont of North Carolina... Northern Gaston County in the Piedmont of North Carolina... * Until 1230 AM EDT. * At 1143 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles east of Lincolnton to 12 miles northeast of Shelby, moving south at 10 mph.

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  14. Former Cougar Nick Bazzle named North Lincoln HS Head Football CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | The Taylorsville Times

    ... seasons at ACHS before stepping away in January of 2016, was approved as the new Knights' Head Coach at the Lincoln County School Board Meeting on June 12. Bazzle replaces Steven Pack at North Lincoln after he was hired at Newton-Conover High School ...

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  15. Abduction charge dropped against grandmother who took 8-month-oldRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    An abduction charge was dropped Tuesday afternoon against a Lincoln County grandmother who refused to return her granddaughter to her mother. A Lincoln County District Court judge also granted Shelley Lovin Heafner, 62, emergency custody of the eight-month-old so she could keep the child.

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  16. Grandmother accused of abducting babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | The Star Online

    Shelley Lovin Heafner, 62, of Buffalo Shoals Road near Lincolnton, didn't want to surrender the child after Stanley told her she was bringing the girl's father, who had recently been released from jail, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.

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  17. Lincolnton grandmother accused of abducting 8-month-old grandchildRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    A warrant has been issued for a Lincoln County grandmother who refused to return an eight-month-old child to its mother. A warrant has been issued for a Lincoln County grandmother who refused to return an eight-month-old child to its mother. 2 comments

  18. Women accused of mailing drugs to inmate Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | The Gaston Gazette

    Employees at the Lincoln County jail found drugs while processing mail, and they alerted detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office. The drugs were determined to be Suboxone.

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  19. Report: Suspicious person call leads to drug seizure, arrestRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies responded to a suspicious person call on Cedar Grove Church Road on June 9, 2018 where a man was allegedly standing in the roadway waving a pistol in the air. Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies responded to a suspicious person call on Cedar Grove Church Road on June 9, 2018 where a man was allegedly standing in the roadway waving a pistol in the air.

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  20. Women face charges for mailing drugs hidden in letters to inmate in Lincoln CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | WBTV

    According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Annette Craft, 46, and Stacey Butler, 44 are charged with multiple felony counts of felony conspiracy and one felony count of providing contraband to an inmate. The inmate, 29-year-old Brandon Lineberger, is currently serving a prison sentence, is charged with four counts of felony conspiracy and will be served at a later date.

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