December 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Register now for Leadership Lincoln classes in January

The Lincoln County Development Authority will once again host “Leadership Lincoln” for those interested in learning more about the community and making it a better place to live and work. More...

Writing scores are a mixed bag for LCHS

The results of the 2014 Georgia High School Writing Test were a “mixed bag” for Lincoln County, according to Benton Cunningham, director of teaching and learning for the system. Juniors at LCHS took the test last fall. More...

News

Corps project offices will accept Christmas trees for recycling

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell and Thurmond Lake Project Offices will accept natural Christmas trees for recycling Dec. 26 through Feb. 15, 2015 at Hartwell and Dec. 20 through Jan. 8, 2015 at Thurmond. More...

Operation Zero Tolerance will increase patrols over holidays

Operation Zero Tolerance began on December 12 and that means increased patrols and high visibility enforcement in Georgia. During this DUI enforcement campaign and every day, if you’re over the limit, you’ll be under arrest. No warnings. More...

Protect landscape plants from winter temperatures

Landscape plants get plenty of attention during the summer, but they need protection during Georgia’s winter months. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Random Notes from The Weekend

Some of you might recall that the Atlanta Journal & Constitution used to run “street scene” descriptions on its cover. These vignettes provided an honest view of life itself and were not news or opinions. More...

Obituaries

Trudy Knoop Corriveau

Ms. Trudy Knoop Corriveau, 74, of Metasville Road, entered into rest on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. Funeral service were held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 11, at Rees Funeral Home with Rev. More...

Stephen E. Penton

Mr. Stephen E. (Steve) Penton, 59, of Overlook Road, entered into rest on December 8, 2014 at his residence. A family memorial service will be held at a later date. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting The Lincolnton Lions Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at The Lincoln County Library. Call Randall Edmunds at 706-359-1506 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359-1258for more information. AA meeting More...

The spirit of giving

Lincolnton Outdoors partnered with Husqvarna to donate 35 toy leaf blowers, weed eaters, chainsaws, and hedge clippers to the Secret Santa program. Pictured with the toys are Richard Brown, program director, and Jeff Bolton, store manager. More...

BOE recognizes board members; approves new school calendar

Two members of the Lincoln County Board of Education said farewell at the group’s regular meeting held Tuesday, December 9. Dr. Robert Williams, board chairman, and Wayne Williford both joined the board in 2003. More...

Chamber announces winners of Lincolnton Christmas Parade

The wet, dismal weather did nothing to dampen the spirits of those in attendance at the 2014 Lincolnton Christmas Parade held Saturday, December 6. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Merry Christmas and Get Well Soon!

Busy last week getting ready for one of my many doctor’s appointments, I was hot curling my hair and tattooed myself again in the middle of the forehead which left me looking like a Hindu princess. More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agriculture, Gary W. Black, Commissioner, 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334, www.agr.georgia. gov. Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter. More...

People

Turkeys distributed

The Lincoln County Food Pantry located on 1066 Firetower Road gave away approximately two hundreds turkeys between November 20 and 24. More...

Loved ones honored with light on the Tree of Remembrance

Loved ones honored with a light on the Tree of Remembrance The Lincoln County Historical Society is honored to sponsor the Tree of Remembrance for 2014. More...

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright came Monday and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch. She also carried me for my eye appointment that afternoon. l Pat Leech visited Tuesday morning. Elaine and Raymond were lunch guests with us. More...