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Charges after child pornography found on Lincolnton man's computer

IRON STATION, N.C. - A Lincolnton man has turned himself in to police Thursday after an investigation by local and federal authorities found child pornography on computers at his home. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, in coordination with the FBI Task Force, executed a warrant at the home of Rob

WCNC - 2017-09-21 18:55:41

Lincolnton Police Dept. gets bombarded with 1-star ratings from 'pro-cannabis' crowd

LINCOLNTON, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The Lincolnton Police Department has had a steady stream of one-star ratings coming in to their Facebook page from a number of people expressing their anger towards the department's "war on drugs". The Lincolnton Police Department went from a five-star rated departmen

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-20 19:22:00

Navy 'sub hunter' makes stop in Hickory

A U.S. Navy P-3C Orion anti-submarine aircraft landed at the Hickory Regional Airport on Thursday afternoon. The plane was in the area to pick up the crew from another P-3 that is being decommissioned and will be housed at the Hickory Aviation Museum in the future. The Times-News was granted exclusi

LINCOLNTIMESNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:58:59

Library board requests new Lincolnton, East Lincoln libraries

The Lincoln County Library Board of Trustees presented a list of facility priorities during Monday night's regular monthly meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners. Earlier this year, Kimberly Bolan and Associates, a library consulting firm, completed an in-depth study of the county's li

LINCOLNTIMESNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 15:41:24


Brianna Marie Lundy, 20, of Hartness Road, Statesville, maintaining a dwelling or vehicle for a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance, $100,000 bond, Statesville Police Department. John Earl Hooker, 38, of Tolbert Lane, Union Grove, conspiracy to commit a felony, assault by s

MOORESVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-21 15:15:00

Lincoln County man charged with child pornography

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. - A Lincoln County man was arrested after authorities said child pornography was found on his home computer. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office and FBI Task force executed a search warrant at 3518 NC 73 Highway in Iron Station. Investigators said that after searching the home o

WSOC-TV - 2017-09-21 18:30:20

Two arrested, two on run in theft of church trailer in Lincoln County

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. - Two people were arrested and warrants have been obtained for two others in connection with the theft of an enclosed trailer from Real Life Community Church on East Highway 27 in Iron Station. A larceny report was filed on Sept. 12 by church officials regarding the theft of the

WSOC-TV - 2017-09-21 16:39:15

2 workers die in separate building construction site falls

Two construction workers, one of them a father of five children, fell to their deaths at separate building sites on Thursday. The first death occurred in the morning at a residential high-rise construction site in the financial district. Juan Chohillo fell from the 29th floor of the Manhattan tower

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-22 00:01:00

2 workers die in separate construction site falls, 1 injured

NEW YORK (AP) - Two construction workers have died in falls at separate building sites in New York City. The first death occurred Thursday morning at a residential high-rise construction site in the financial district. Authorities say Juan Chohillo fell from the 29th floor of the Manhattan tower to

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-21 20:40:13

77-year-old ballerina proves age is just a number

Madame Suzelle Poole started dancing at age 7 in London, and has danced all over the world. At 77, this ballerina is still dancing. When she's not teaching dancing at the Royale Ballet Dance Academy in Dallas, she brings joy into her community by dancing for free -- Like at Friends Place, an adult d

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-22 02:29:00

Home values higher than ever in almost half of national markets

Home values are setting new records in about half of the country's largest metros, and the national median home value is now $4,100 more than it was in April 2007, just before the market crashed, according to the July Zillow Real Estate Market Report. Home values in Denver, Dallas and San Jose have

MECKTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 18:11:43

Around Town: Seniors invited to share talents at Open Mic Night

An Open Mic Night starts at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at the Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Highway, Dallas. Performers are invited to sing, recite poetry, and tell jokes. Those attending are asked to bring a dish to share for the potluck meal. You can get more information by ca

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 14:18:06

Man who set home on fire lights car ablaze in chase, police say

Cops dispatched to arrest a man accused of setting his family's house on fire were greeted with more flames at the conclusion of a wild police chase. Christopher Brannon Watkins, 26, lit his 110 Landau Circle mobile home near Dallas on fire following a domestic dispute Wednesday, Gaston County Polic

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 13:12:21

Appeals court sidesteps decision on US fracking regulations

DENVER (AP) - A federal appeals court on Thursday sidestepped a decision on whether oil and gas regulations enacted by the Obama administration are legal, noting that the current administration plans to rescind them. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver said it would be a waste of time t

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-21 23:49:09

Panthers football camp roars into Dallas school

A W.C. Friday Middle School club helped Special Olympians hit the gridiron with help from the Carolina Panthers. On Thursday morning, students from the Dallas school's Unify Club partnered with about 40 Special Olympians to participate in the Carolina Panthers Play 60 Camp. The camp - which the Pant

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 19:44:41

Archeologist to speak at Stanley museum

Archeologist January Costa will be the speak at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 at the Brevard Station Museum, 112 S. Main St., Stanley, next to Stanley Town Hall. Costa will present an overview of her experiences and findings in digging up history in the Lincoln and Gaston County region over the past

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 14:13:19

Bryan Nichols named Bessemer City High School athletic director

BESSEMER CITY - Bryan Nichols has spent his whole life involved in Bessemer City High School athletics. He graduated from BCHS in 2000, and went to work two years later, at the age of 20, as an assistant football, basketball and track coach at the school. Now, Nichols will take over as Bessemer City

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 04:25:43

Olivia Newton-John refuses to be a cancer 'statistic'

Olivia Newton-John refuses to be another cancer "statistic". The 'Grease' legend was diagnosed with breast cancer in May - 25 years after recovering from the life-threatening illness - but she refuses to research the numbers who have died from cancer after being diagnosed a second time around becaus

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 15:00:00

Fundraiser to help homeless women get Off the Streets

"She's your problem now." That's what the person who dropped Christina Mayberry off at the Off the Streets program told CEO and founder Shaaron Funderburk before leaving her. Mayberry believes people in her life had given up hope of her ever getting herself free from drugs and functioning in society

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 19:11:10

PHOTO: Iredell native featured on Huffington Post

Iredell native Amanda Magee and husband Sean Magee recently had their elopement featured on "Listen to America: A Huffpost Road Trip," the Huffington Post's online coverage of its 25-city bus tour that highlights people of all ages and backgrounds across the nation. The couple, who met at Belk in Mo

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2017-09-21 12:03:00