Quinn McCabe cuts one of Chesterbrook Academy Principal Jaclynn Johnson’s pigtails to donate to Locks of Love.

Crime Roundup – Week of 12/23

LINCOLNTON – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following charges, including location and date of arrest or citation, Dec. 9-15:• Jiovany Isaac Laguna, 22, driving while impaired, contributing to delinquency and neglect by parents, possession of a schedule VI controlled substance, possession of an open container, fleeing or eluding arrest and resisting and delaying or obstructing an officer, 994 […]

Arts & Entertainment Briefs — Week of 12/23

Theater guild to hold January auditions for two productionsLINCOLNTON – The Lincoln Theatre Guild has upcoming auditions for the plays “Rock of Ages” and “Robin Hood.”Auditions for “Rock of Ages” will be 7-9 p.m. on Jan. 15 or Jan. 16. Those wishing to audition should prepare a dramatic monologue and 16 bars of song. Participants should dress comfortable, as they […]



Parker Otey cuts one of Chesterbrook Academy Principal Jaclynn Johnson’s pigtails to donate to Locks of Love. She and Quinn McCabe were the students who donated the most money to the Make a Wish Foundation.

Obituaries – Week of 12/25

Barbara Saylor MassonMOORESVILLE – Barbara Saylor Masson, 83, died Dec. 11, 2016.She was born July 27, 1933, in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, to the late Harvey and Ruth Saylor.Survivors include her husband, James Masson; daughters, Michelle Masson and Karen Masson; sons, Mark Masson and Marvin Masson; brother, Harvey Lee Saylor; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.A celebration of life will be held […]

Citizens honored for work

MOORESVILLE – The Town of Mooresville gave several hearty recognitions to multiple departments and individual citizens during the board meeting on Monday, Dec. 19.In November, the Mooresville Fire Squad went to parts of eastern North Carolina to help citizens affected by Hurricane Matthew. Within the same month, the fire squad tended to the wild fires in parts of western North […]


Business Briefs – Week of 12/23

Bosch awards STEM grants LINCOLNTON – The Bosch Community Fund has awarded $50,000 in grants to schools and organizations in Lincolnton. The grants support education and activities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Lincoln County Schools received $15,000 for the second phase of a Lincoln County Schools science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) initiative, an interactive program designed to integrate multimedia […]