UPDATE: 3 new Lincoln County COVID-19 cases bring total to 9

Three new cases of COVID-19 bring Lincoln County’s total to nine, health officials reported Wednesday. A total of 240 people have been tested in the county, with 218 negative results, according to the Lincoln County Health Department. Thirteen people are self-isolating while awaiting test results. One of the nine positive cases has been classified as recovered. Statewide, there were 1,584 […]

Denver tract has highest lake-area Census response

A census tract that includes Hagers Ferry Road in Denver has the highest 2020 Census response rate in the Lake Norman area as of March 29. Though Wednesday is known as Census Day, households can still respond – by internet, mail or phone – through July. Residents of tract No. 712.01 have self-responded at a 44 percent rate, almost three […]

Mooresville obituaries – Week of April 3

Nancy Evelyn St. Clair Baker MOORESVILLE – Nancy Evelyn St. Clair Baker, 85, died March 30, 2020, at The Citadel at Mooresville. She was born July 28, 1934, in Taylorsville to the late Ed and Bertie Milam St. Clair. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul N. Baker. Survivors include her sons, Paul N. Baker Jr. and wife, […]

Denver-Lincoln County obituaries – Week of April 3

Doyle Leonard Payne ALEXIS – Doyle Leonard Payne, 71, died March 26, 2020. He was born May 28, 1948, in Mecklenburg County to the late Smith Leonard Payne and Catherine Sue Moss Payne.  He was a U.S. Army veteran and worked for Freightliner as a mechanic. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Ricky Payne, and sister, Carolyn […]

North Mecklenburg obituaries – Week of April 3

James Albert Corvino CHARLOTTE – James Albert Corvino, 61, died March 29, 2020, in Charlotte. He was born March 27, 1959, Milford, Conn. He worked for Wells Fargo Bank. Survivors include his wife, Michaeleen Kelley Corvino; and brother, Paul Corvino Jr. and wife, Joanne. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Alvina and Albert Caruso, and paternal grandparents, […]

Flatbed truck left running at Denver store is stolen

DENVER – A man who left his flatbed truck running while he went into a Denver convenience store Tuesday came back outside to find the vehicle gone, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were called at about 2 p.m. to the Quick Trip on N.C. 73, according to a press release. The truck’s owner, Mark Allen Hayes, told […]

Davidson faces challenges following NCAA spring sports ruling

A season lost to the COVID-19 outbreak has been restored in a way, as the NCAA voted March 30 to award all spring student-athletes an extra year of eligibility. The NCAA shut down college sports the second week of March, just a few weeks into the spring schedule. Though men’s and women’s basketball did not conclude their postseason tournaments, winter […]

North Mecklenburg crime reports – Week of April 3

HUNTERSVILLE – The Huntersville Police Department reported the following charges, including places and dates of arrest or citation, March 24-30: • Freddie Wayne Dellinger, 56, larceny of property or goods valued more than $1,000, 12801 Jamesburg Drive, March 24 • Cassel Darnae Lemons, 34, carrying a concealed gun, possession of marijuana less than 1/2 ounce and possession of a stolen […]

Denver-Lincoln County crime reports – Week of April 3

LINCOLNTON – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following charges, including location and date of arrest, March 24-30: • Michael Andrew Baker, 51, felony failure to appear, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, March 24 • Medeith Joy Sladden, 38, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, 6200 block of Sherwood Lane, March 25 • Shamyiah Lashay, 19, […]

Mooresville Police crime reports – Week of April 3

MOORESVILLE – The Mooresville Police Department reported the following charges, including places and dates of arrest or citation, March 23-29: • Elizabeth Pardon Gonzalez, 21, misdemeanor drug possession, West Iredell Avenue, March 23 • Alvin Delbert Hall, 46, failure to appear, Laporte Lane, March 23 • Lawrence Schmidt, 68, assault-communicating threats, Badin Lane, March 24 • Joshua Emmanuel Torrence, 20, […]