Mount Holly Police

‘You’ve been called home to rest’: Mount Holly mourns loss of officer

The blue lights will remain on porches and in windows after the Christmas decorations are taken down and we finally, mercifully, will move on from a year that didn’t seem like it could possibly get worse. But it did get worse. A somber radio dispatch on Dec. 11 interrupted an already off-kilter holiday season and confirmed Mount Holly’s entry into […]

Service for fallen Mount Holly officer in Kings Mountain

MOUNT HOLLY – Services for fallen Mount Holly Police Officer Tyler Herndon will be held Tuesday, Dec. 15, at Kings Mountain Baptist Church in his hometown of Kings Mountain. Herndon’s body will lie in honor from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., when only ten people at a time will be permitted to enter the church, 605 W. Kings St., due […]

Salary increases on the way for Mount Holly Police

MOUNT HOLLY – The city council approved salary increases for the Mount Holly Police Department Nov. 9. The fully-funded strategy features an increase of base pay and percentage salary increases for police officers, based upon their years of experience. As part of a unanimously passed Recruitment and Retention Plan, the increases will be distributed over the next few years. The […]