August 10, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Dennis Sanders is named Dist. Attorney of the Year

Dennis Sanders, district attorney for the Toombs Judicial Circuit, was named Georgia's "District Attorney of the Year" for 2006 by his fellow district attorneys at their annual summer seminar held recently on Jekyll Island. More...

Marion Aycock retires as chief of Lincolnton VFD after 31 years

A retirement dinner was held Tuesday, August 1, at Soap Creek Restaurant in honor of Marion Aycock, who has served as chief of the Lincolnton Volunteer Fire Department for the past 31-and-a-half years. More...

First day of school goes 'all right'

Approximately 1,400 Lincoln County students started a new school year on Monday, August 7. Pictured More...

News

Leathersville News

The Barry Chastain family spent the past week at Myrtle Beach and report a very enjoyable week. More...

Free legal help

Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) will be at The Lincoln County Senior Center, 160 May Ave., from 11:15 a.m. 1:15 p.m. on Wed., Aug. 16 on a first-come, first-serve basis for seniors 60 years of age or older who have a non-criminal legal issue. More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Dept. of Agriculture

Prepared by the Georgia Department of Agriculture, Office of Public Affairs Tommy Irvin, Commissioner. Call Consumer Q's hotline at 1-80282-5852. More...

People

Staying cool

Matthew Morrison (back) of Gibson, Ga., recently visited his little cousin, More...

Billy Norman honored on 75th birthday July 17

Billy Norman was honored on his 75th birthday, July 17, 2006, with a surprise poolside celebration at the homes of Gary Ward and Emmye and Larry Collins. More...

Gay, Lee-Hall receive specialist degrees from Piedmont College

Among the 328 students receiving degrees from Piedmont College at the recent summer commencement ceremonies were two Lincoln County residents. More...

Worship

A Different Perspective

We are all familiar with the old saying, "You can't see the forest for the trees." It is quite true that we often become so concerned with the details and daily functions of living that we may lose our perspective. More...

City will develop proposal to treat sewage at Village

The Lincolnton City Council adopted a resolution stating its desire to provide sewage treatment services for the "Village at Soap Creek," a proposed subdivision that will be located outside the city limits on the McCormick Highway. More...

Arthur appointed by BOE to fill District 2 vacancy

Connie Arthur was selected to fill the District 2 seat, vacated by Marcy Remsen, on the Lincoln County Board of Education. More...

Qualifying for Dist. 2 seat is being held at The Lincoln Center

Qualifying is set to take place for a special election to be held in conjunction with the 2006 General Election on Tuesday, November 7. More...

The heat is on!

Although it's hotter than it's been in the past few years, it is not any More...

Grand jury hands down indictments in numerous cases

The Lincoln County Grand Jury met Monday, July 31, at the Lincoln County Courthouse with Judge Harold A. Hinesley presiding. More...

Editorial Page

Food recall

Classic Salads of Salinas, Calif. is voluntarily recalling 4lb., 2lb. and 10 oz. Baby Spinach and 4lb., 3lb., 1.5lb., Spring Mix, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. More...

Parade slated for Dec. 2

The 9th Annual Holidays In Olde Lincoln Towne Festival and Holiday Parade is scheduled for Sat., Dec. 2, 2006 12 noon 6 p.m., with the Holiday Parade at 3 p.m. More...

Artifacts wanted

Indian artifacts are needed for me to photograph and document from Lincoln and surrounding counties. Will preserve the history of your collection at no charge. Some collections will be published in the Central States Archaeological Journal. More...

Sports

McCormick tops Lincoln in softball game July 11

The Annual Thunder Over Thurmond game scheduled on July 6th was canceled due to weather conditions and was rescheduled to play on Tuesday, July 11th at 7:00 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Mildred Dean Brown

Ms. Mildred Dean Brown, 47, of Metasville Road entered into rest Tuesday, August 1, 2006 at her residence. More...

Steven H. Estes

Mr. Steven Harper Estes, 52, of Metasville Road, entered into rest Friday, August 4, 2006 at University Hospital. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

TIA Helping Hand The original Clothes Closet, located on Firetower Rd., has reopened, now as T.I.A. Community Helping Hand. All proceeds will go toward the Lincoln County Food Pantry and emergency needs of the community, 50/50. More...

Chamber calendar of events

August 7 Lincoln County Planning & Zoning Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Commissioner's Conference Room. More...