October 6, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Community blood drive to be held at Newberry MBC Oct. 15

Possibly the first-ever Double Branches Community Blood Drive will be held Saturday, October 15, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Newberry Missionary Baptist Church located at 5810 Double Branches Road. More...

Norman to host rock swap & dig at Graves Mtn.

The Graves Mountain Rock Swap & Dig will begin Friday, October 7, and continue through Sunday, October 9. More...

Fair continues through Sat.

Children of all ages will be happy to know that the Lincoln County Fair is being held over through Saturday, October 8. Pictured enjoying the merry-go-round at the fair last week are: (l-r) Savannah Barnett, Jenna Cliatt, and Katy Cliatt. More...

Plethora of plump pumpkins piled in pick-up

Nelson and Gloria Brooks More...

Wengrow home featured

The home of Andy and Teresa Wengrow of Lincolnton was prominently featured in the More...

PSAT test Oct. 12

The PSAT will be administered on Wed., Oct. 12 at Lincoln County High School. All tenth graders will take the PSAT free, as provided by the State of Georgia. More...

News

LC Health Department will begin administering flu shots

The Lincoln County Health Department will begin administering influenza vaccine on October 4, 2005, beginning with high-risk patients first. 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...

to respect school property and if we didn More...

Sports

Softball team defeats Warren Co. Blue Devils

After a slow start with only two returning starters, the Lincoln County Hhigh School Fast-Pitch Softball team More...

Hunters prepare for primitive weapons deer season Oct. 15

Primitive weapons deer season begins Saturday, Oct. 15. Last year, almost 43,000 muzzleloader hunters harvested approximately 11,201 deer, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). More...

Devils open region schedule with win at Aquinas

It looked like the year of the Irish. The once-mighty Notre Dame Fighting Irish have been resurrected from the trash heap of college football into the national football rankings for the first time in many years. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS State of Georgia Lincoln County More...

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS FOR CITY OF LINCOLNTON, GEORGIA

Sealed proposals will be received by the CITY OF LINCOLNTON, GEORGIA at City Hall, 125 North Peachtree Street, Lincolnton, Georgia 30817 until 10:00 a.m. local time October 20, 2005 at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read. More...

NOTICE

The proposed budget for the City of Lincolnton General Fund was delivered to the Council on October 3, 2005. More...

City’s proposed budget calls for millage rate to remain the same

Mayor Dwaine Biggerstaff presented a copy of the proposed budget for FY 2006 to the Lincolnton City Council at the group More...

Ashley Asbell brings new vision as editor of ‘LCES Newsletter’

Who knows what will happen when interests are nurtured at an early age? More...

Christmas Kids will be shot at clubhouse

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will once again be featured in More...

Emma Smith receives ACS’s 2005 Circle of Hope Award

Emma Smith of Lincolnton received the More...

Katrina victims to benefit from huge yard sale

A community yard sale will be held on Saturday, October 8, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the open air market on the McCormick Highway to raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. More...

Chamber of commerce issues guidelines for holiday parade

Although fall is barely in the air, it More...

Lewis Family Pavilion site of chamber’s Fall Southern Gospel Night

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...

County receives insurance dividend from ACCG-IRMA

Lincoln County has received a dividend in the amount of $12,662 from the Association County Commissioners of Georgia-Interlocal Risk Management Agency (ACCG-IRMA). More...

Legislature gives shoppers break on Energy Star items

Georgia shoppers will have the opportunity to purchase certain Energy Star merchandise free of the four-percent state sales tax beginning at 12:01 a.m. today (Thursday) and ending at midnight, Sunday, October 9. More...

Editorial Page

Georgia growers eyeing nation’s top pecan crop

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To the Editor

New found riches! board, why at a time when taxpayers are pressed with increases from all sides do you, the board, feel justified for this three mil increase? More...

October 6, 1961: Kennedy urges Americans to build bomb shelters

President John F. Kennedy, speaking on civil defense, advises American families to build bomb shelters to protect them from atomic fallout in the event of a nuclear exchange with the Soviet Union. Kennedy also assured the public that the U.S. More...

People

Kellie Elaine Copelan to wed William P. Webster

Bruce and Julie Copelan of Greensboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Kellie Elaine to William Peden Webster, son of Fred and Beth Webster of Sparta. More...

Karyn Smith honored with basket shower

Karyn Smith, bride-elect of John Spratlin, was honored with a basket shower on Saturday, October 1, by Mrs. Jim Mattison and Julianne, Mrs. Guil Mattison, Mrs. Mark McKinney, Katie Britt, and Mrs. Marcus Spratlin and Caroline. More...

Reed celebrates first birthday with party Sept. 24

Elizabeth Ann Reed, daughter of Haili Reed and Adam Aycock, celebrated her first birthday at the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Alva Aycock on September 24. More...

Obituaries

Mildred Hardy Collins

Mrs. Mildred Hardy Collins, 71, of Tignall, entered into rest September 27, 2005 at McDuffie Regional Medical Center. More...

J. Marvin Hawes

Mr. J. Marvin Hawes, 84, of Bartram Trace Road, entered into rest on Tuesday, September 27, 2005 at Wills Memorial Hospital. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

All of the United Methodist Churches are able to receive money donations to help the hurricane victims. One hundred percent of the money is used directly to help the victims through the United Methodist Committee on relief No administration cost. More...