April 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Schultz to speak at LCHS and Lincoln Center

Heather Schultz, a nationallyknown motivational speaker, will visit Lincolnton on Wednesday, April 25, to talk to students at LCHS as well as adults in the community about how the media and the Internet affect their daily lives. More...

Community invited to view prom decorations at LCHS

The annual LCHS Junior-Senior Prom will be held Saturday, April 22, from 8 until 11 p.m. in the school cafeteria. More...

Red Devils are trying to turn around so-so season

The LCHS Red Devils remain a work in progress, with an 11-10 record overall and a 4-2 record in region play. More...

Clerk announces potential jurors for civil trial week

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear civil cases beginning Tuesday, April 25, at the Lincoln County Courthouse. More...

News

Legislative Conference attendees

Attending the Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. were (l-r), American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Dept. President, Joann Meadows, Senator Johnny Isakson, American Legion Dept. More...

Extension given on sign-up for CRP enrollment and re-enrollment

Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns recently announced an extension of the sign-up deadlines for both the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and the special CRP reenrollment and extension opportunities until April 28, 2006. More...

Leathersville News

Brook Bailey visited Mrs. Irene Bailey one day the past week. More...

People

Emory Strother celebrates eighth birthday with party at home

Emory Strother, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Strother, celebrated his eighth birthday with a party at his home in Washington Sunday, March 26. More...

TARRANS D. HOGAN, JR.

Joyce and Tarrans Hogan are proud to announce the birth of their first born son, Tarrans Demetrice Hogan, Jr. on March 17, 2006 at University Hospital in Augusta. He weighed six pounds and six ounces and was eighteen and one-half inches long. More...

Blackburn honored on eleventh birhtday with several parties

Austin Blackburn of Charleston, S.C. recently celebrated his eleventh birthday with three parties. He had lots of fun with family and friends and received many nice and useful gifts. More...

Board refuses to change date of SPLOST/bond referendum

Following a lengthy discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education on Tuesday, April 11, the group agreed not to change the SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) and bond referendum for the construction of a new More...

County gives sheriff consent to house federal prisoners

Housing federal inmates at the Lincoln County Law Enforcement Center was on the agenda at the regular meeting of the county commission held Thursday, April 13. More...

Health Fest Lincoln takes place at rec complex Sat.

The Lincoln County Health Department and Dr. More...

Bob Pollard to be honored by legion for service to state

A homecoming celebration will be held for Bob Pollard of Lincolnton, who is scheduled to conclude his year as commander of the American Legion, Department of Georgia, in June. More...

Revisions move non-partisan elections to November

According to revisions to the Georgia Elections Code, all non-partisan officers will be removed from the General Primary ballot and placed on the ballot for the November General Election. More...

Remsen selected to take part in Governor's Honors

Sara Anne Remsen recently joined the elite group of LCHS students who have been selected to take part in the Governor's Honors Program throughout the years. More...

Editorial Page

Lily Turner was right when she said, "New York will never be the same" when she referred to a recent trip to the Big Apple taken by four of the biggest rednecks this side of the Mississippi River. More...

Chamber Chatter

The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Lincoln County will be held from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. on May 12 and May 13 at the Buddy Bufford Stadium. More...

To the Editor

Heartfelt thanks The Lincoln County Food Pantry would like to thank Curves of Lincolnton and the Ministerial Alliance for the recent food drive held on its behalf. More...

Obituaries

John W. Bennett

Mr. John W. Bennett, Sr., 79, of Ashmore-Barden Road, entered into rest on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. More...

John Blue Calhoun, III

John Blue Calhoun, III of Perry, Georgia entered into rest on Wednesday, March 22, 2006 in a Macon Hospital. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC A petition for a variance request has been filed with the city council requesting that property located on May Avenue, owned by Ellie Ruth Beggs. A public hearing will be held at City Hall on May 1, 2006. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Church choirs, musical groups, and soloists are needed for the 12th Annual Southern Gospel Night to be held Wed., May 3, 2006, 7 p.m. at Elijah Clark State Park. More...