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LCSO investigating generator theft from Tractor Supply

DENVER – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a May 15 theft of a generator from the Tractor Supply on Gilman Road.  According to the sheriff’s office, deputies were dispatched to the larceny shortly before 5 p.m. after an employee reported a white male loaded the generator in a shopping cart and left the store without paying. The generator […]

Lincoln County boards talk future, short-term growth


LINCOLNTON – Representatives of Kimley-Horn, a Charlotte-based planning and design consulting firm, have laid out initial steps for developing Blueprint 2043, a joint Land Use Plan and Capital Investment Plan for Lincoln County. “We’re setting growth priorities for Lincoln County over the next 20 years specifically as it relates to land development patterns and land usage patterns,” Lincoln County Development […]

Sheriff seeks public’s help searching for missing Lincoln County teen

LINCOLNTON – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager. Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Hudson White Trail in Lincolnton May 12 in reference to a runaway juvenile, according to the sheriff’s office. His grandmother told officers he was last seen around 2:30 p.m. According to the release, Isaiah Richardson, […]

Artwork showcases soon-to-open lakefront park

NEWTON – Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) students Stephanie Huitron, Gideon Hart and Maddie Barrymore were honored at the May 2 Catawba County Board of Commissioners meeting for their creation of a four-piece artwork series representing the Catawba County Park System. Among the parks featured was the future 606-acre Mountain Creek Park in Sherrills Ford. The artwork was created through […]

Lincoln County man arrested for sexual assault after missing persons report

A missing-person search led to the arrest of an east Lincoln man Wednesday night. At approximately 12:30 p.m. May 11, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a man sexually abusing a female juvenile. When he was confronted about the allegations by non-law enforcement personnel he fled into a heavily wooded area off Land’s End Trail near Mount […]

2022 Primary Roundup: Lincoln County Board of Education

DENVER – Seats on the Lincoln County Board of Education are partisan for the first time this election cycle, meaning Denver’s District 5 representation on the board will be decided among three Republican candidates May 17 without a Democrat in the running. Two Republicans square off in District 2 for the opportunity to oppose Democrat Linda Wolfe in November, while […]

2022 Primary Roundup: Lincoln County

There are several pivotal races in the May 17 primary for Lincoln County positions. Here is a rundown of those: U.S. House of Representatives, District 10 Five candidates are in the Republican primary field: Jeff Gregory, Michael Magnotta, Patrick McHenry, Gary Robinson and Richard Speer. Two Democrats, Michael Felder and Pam Genant, are also in a primary.   Sheriff The […]

Outdoor dance performance benefits Lincoln County homeless shelter


DENVER – The Danse Élan Dance Academy transformed the trails of Rock Spring Nature Preserve into Wonderland for an interactive performance to benefit the Hesed House of Hope.  “I’m always looking for creative performance opportunities,” Danse Élan owner Jamie Roumayah said. “During the pandemic that was a little challenging because festivals were getting canceled so there weren’t very many opportunities […]

Denver native puts esthetics skills on display


DENVER – Skin care is an art and Denver native Kiersten Thompson put her talents to the test recently, placing second overall in a statewide competition hosted by SkillsUSA featuring the top aspiring estheticians from across North Carolina.  “My whole life growing up I was always interested in makeup and all things beauty-related,” Thompson said. “I used to sit and […]

Primary to decide next Lincoln County Sheriff

DENVER – Without a Democrat in the running, the May 17 primary will determine the next Lincoln County Sheriff. Incumbent Bill Beam is seeking his second term as the county’s highest-ranking law enforcement official, while Erin Long and Ronnie Messer campaign to unseat him. Each candidate was asked to provide an introduction and a summary of their platforms: Bill Beam […]


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