September 29, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Fall Southern Gospel Night to be held at pavilion Oct. 5

Fall Southern Gospel Night will take place Wednesday, October 5, from 7 until 9 p.m. at the Lewis Family Pavilion in the Lincoln County Historical Park, located at 147 Lumber Street. More...

Miss LCHS Pageant winners

The winners of the Miss LCHS Pageant held Monday, September 19, in the school auditorium were: (l-r) Allie Clark, Miss Freshman and Miss Congeniality; Kelli McWhorter, Miss Senior; Asonta Johnson, Miss LCHS; Cheryl Gracey, first runner-up; Megan Sagg More...

We’re #1!

Spirit Day is held every Friday at LCES. More...

News

Georgia continues to provide aide to hurricane Katrina victims

As the number of Hurricane Katrina victims in Georgia shelters continues to decrease, long term recovery efforts continue in full force for many local governments and state agencies. The state More...

Silent auction will be held to raise funds for W-WHAS Nov. 18

The Washington-Wilkes Humane Shelter Association will hold a silent auction fund-raiser to raise money for its building fund on Fri., Nov. 18 from 7 9:30 p.m. at the Pope Community Center on Lexington Road in Washington. More...

Parks selcted for promotion to Chief Petty Officer

Navy Chief Petty Officer Kelcey E. Parks, son of Emma J. Parks of Lincolnton, Ga., was recently selected for promotion to chief petty officer in the U.S. More...

People

Carlie Bolton celebrates seventh birthday with make-over party

Miss Carlie Bolton celebrated her seventh birthday on Saturday, September 17 at Classic Cuts with a make-over party. More...

Smith, Spratlin honored with linen shower

Karyn Smith and John Spratlin were honored with a linen shower at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Smith on September 24. More...

sixth birthday with Spider-Man paraty Davis honored on

Betravious Willie Davis celebrated his sixth birthday with a party at Papa More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

Probate Court of Lincoln County Re: Petition of Ola Belle Poole Thomas to probate in solemn form the will of Troy Vernon Thomas, deceased, upon which an order for service was granted by this court on September 8, 2005. More...

NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

The Lincoln County Board of Education has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will increase property taxes by 33.4%. More...

NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will increase property taxes by 17.64 percent. This amount includes both M&O and Court tax as they are being combined. More...

System wants to amend budget to incorporate extra $210,857

The first of three public hearings was held Monday, September 26, to discuss a tax increase for the Lincoln County Board of Education. More...

County gives go ahead to develop new E-911 center

In order to comply with state law, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners gave the nod to local OES (Office of Emergency Services) officials to proceed with plans to establish an E-911 center here. More...

Broom resigns as OES director to take job with Air Med

Casey Broom has resigned as director of the Lincoln County Office of Emergency Services (OES), effective Friday, September 30, to take a job with AirMed of Columbia County. More...

Family Connection to collect food at Bell’s Market Sat.

The Lincoln County Family Connection Youth are sponsoring a food drive for the Lincoln County Food Pantry in observance of More...

Lincoln County Fair in full swing at legion fairgrounds

Local residents are reminded that the 53rd Annual Lincoln County Fair began yesterday (Wednesday) and runs through Saturday, October 1. More...

Powell selected as NATP instructor; will be teaching in New England

Accountant Marcene Powell attended the National Association of Tax Professionals More...

Editorial Page

Borrowing trouble

Georgia residents hear and see a lot of advertising targeted to consumers with credit problems. These companies offer to provide a range of goods and services, from copies of your credit report to relief from creditors. More...

Stamping out Headstart corruption

This week, the House passed longoverdue reform of one of the most corrupt federal programs of all Headstart. H.R. 2123, the School Readiness Act of 2005, passed the House 231-184, with the support of 208 Republicans and 23 Democrats. More...

September 29, 1913: The Sad Death

Of An Inventor Rudolf Diesel is best known for the engine that bears his name, but few know that he was also a respected engineer, a linguist, a social theorist, and a connoisseur of the arts. More...

Sports

Wild Turkey Center to host World Still Target Competition

The Outdoor Connection, Inc. World Wild Turkey Still Target Championship will be hosted October 7-9 at the Wild Turkey Center in Edgefield, S.C.. Still target competitors shoot at three inch circles from 40 yards in a seated position. More...

Soccer team travels to Abbeville

The Lincoln County Recreation Department More...

Devils beat Athens Academy despite late rally

With time running out on the clock last Friday night in Lincolnton, the ghost of Buddy Bufford may have paid another of his frequent visits to the hallowed halls named in his honor. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

The Lincoln County American Legion Post 194 will host its annual fair Sept. 27 Oct. 1 at the American Legion Fairgrounds. More details will follow in the More...