The county’s Board of Commissioners Chairman, Carrol Mitchem, owns Mitchem’s Kitchen in Vale. On Monday, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office cited him for allowing customers to dine inside the restaurant.
The wreck happened around 5:55 p.m. on Buffalo Shoals Road at Poarch Road. Officials say a 1994 Chevrolet Geo Prizm failed to yield right of way during a turn and collided with a Ford F-150 pickup truck.
A 16-year-old boy who was violently assaulted by hospital security guards and then punched in the face by a sheriff’s deputy with his hands cuffed behind his back took a plea deal in juvenile court Monday afternoon.
Jessica Long took her 16-year-old son to the emergency room at Atrium Health – Lincolnton because she was worried he was having a mental health emergency. Instead of getting treatment, he was violently assaulted by hospital security guards and a Lincoln County sheriff’s deputy.
A concerned parent called police about interactions between his son and the principal at his son’s school more than a decade before the principal was arrested on charges related to having sex with students, records obtained by WBTV show.