Jim Estep

Twelve Bridges library now closed Fridays

Library patrons will now have one less weekday to peruse bookshelves and check out DVDs for the weekend. Starting this week, the Twelve Bridges Library will be closed on Fridays. ...

Department heads recommend huge cuts

The message to close the General Fund’s structural deficit without the use of reserves was heard loud and clear by city staff during Wednesday night’s budget workshop. The thr ...

No action taken on petition

No action was taken Tuesday by Lincoln City Council on resident Bob Birdseye’s request for the dismissal of the city manager and assistant city manager. During the Jan. 25 counc ...

Council responsible for reviewing city manager’s and city attorney’s performance

Two city employees have performance reviews currently being handled by the Lincoln City Council, according to Mayor Paul Joiner. Those employees are City Manager Jim Estep and City ...

Resident presents possible recall petition

Bob Birdseye sent a serious message to City Council Tuesday night: remove the city manager and assistant city manager or face a recall. Birdseye, a Lincoln resident, distributed a ...

Petition demanding Estep removal being circulated

Lincoln resident Bob Birdseye plans to present the City Council Tuesday with a petition requesting the removal of City Manager Jim Estep and Assistant Manager/Chief Financial Offic ...

Walmart buys former Rainbow Market site

Lincoln shoppers may not have to soon travel to Roseville to visit Walmart. Steve Art, Lincoln’s economic and redevelopment manager, said Walmart bought the property on Dec. 31. ...

Lincoln places in Top 10 growth area

Lincoln ranked nine out of 10 on a list of the most notable high-growth areas in the United States. That’s according to a recent study performed by the Gadberry Group, which is b ...

How Jim Estep answered Terrie Robinson’s concerns

Team Lincoln member/Lincoln resident Terrie Robinson recently sent City Manager Jim Estep eight questions about his city of Lincoln website response to a News Messenger editorial ( ...

Union files grievance with city

Questions over Lincoln’s reserves have led the city’s professional/administrative and classified labor groups’ representative to file a grievance. James Britton, business re ...