9 hrs ago
The Charlotte Observer
Newton man sentenced in convenience store robbery
Cameron Dwayne Rhinehardt, 26, of Newton, was sentenced last week to more than three years in prison, after he was convicted of robbery with a dangerous weapon, authorities said. A Newton man has been ordered to spend more than three years in prison after being convicted last week in connection with an August 2013 convenience store robbery, authorities said.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
New technology drives job growth, expansion at GKN Driveline in Newton
A new "disconnect technology" coming to four-wheel drive vehicles is behind a plan to add 228 jobs at GKN Driveline in Newton.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Odom will face death for the murder of Maggie Daniels
In Newton, the mother of Maggie Daniels sat in a courtroom, face-to-face with the man charged with murdering the young school counselor. Odom will face death for the murder of Maggie Daniels In Newton, the mother of Maggie Daniels sat in a courtroom, face-to-face with the man charged with murdering the young school counselor.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Criminal Charges - 9-5-14
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests: Christopher Andre Kilgore, 24, of 4767 Stratford Lane in Denver was charged August 30 with one count weapon possession by felon. A $2500 secured bond was set.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Criminal Charges - 9-3-14
The Lincolnton Police Department reported the following arrests: Bobby Joe Childs, 60, of 452 E Rhodes Street in Lincolnton was charged August 28 with one misdemeanor count indecent exposure.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
3 more unsealed search warrants sharpen focus on apartment where Maggie Daniels killed
Search warrants unsealed on Friday sharpened the focus on the apartment where popular Newton-Conover high school counselor Margaret "Maggie" Daniels was killed on June 28. The mother of Daniels' boyfriend and others found Daniels lying face down on her bedroom floor in front of the door and to the left of her bed, the warrants said.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Warrants reveal more details in murder of Newton school counselor
Affidavits supporting the warrants say she was found on her stomach, dressed only in a pair of pink running shorts that were on inside out.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
DA seeks death penalty in school counselor's death
The Catawba County district attorney has filed a motion seeking the death penalty in the case of a man accused in the death of a high school counselor.
Judge to unseal warrants in Maggie Daniels' murder
Judge to unseal warrants in Maggie Daniels' murder Judge to unseal warrants in Maggie Daniels' murder Check out this story on WCNC.com: http://www.wcnc.com/story/news/crime/2014/08/28/judge-to-unseal-warrants-in-maggie-daniels-murder/14726841/ The man accused of killing popular Newton school guidance counselor was formally indicted last Monday by a ... (more)
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Criminal Charges - 8-25-14
Kevin Gennaro Dunston, 26, of 2567 Lincoln Park Street in Lincolnton was charged August 21 with one count injury to real property.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Today in Rock: August 22
On this day in 1963 future singer-songwriter/musician Tori Amos is born in Newton, North Carolina.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Criminal Charges - 8-20-14
The Lincolnton Police Department reported the following arrests: Terry Allen Tucker, 47, of 1021 Gaston Street in Lincolnton was charged August 13 with one misdemeanor count possession of stolen goods.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Suspect in Maggie Daniels' death indicted for murder, sexual assault
Sharman Odom, 34, has been indicted by a grand jury in Catawba County on murder, first-degree sexual assault and first-degree kidnapping charges, prosecutors say.