September 28, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Family Connection Youth host drive for food pantry

Lincoln County Family Connection Youth will be sponsoring "Hands on Lincolnton Week" Monday, October 2, through Saturday, October 7. More...

Children to be photographed for supplement

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will once again be featured in "Christmas Kids and Greetings," an annual supplement to More...

Mother of the Year nominees wanted

Lincoln County Family Connection is currently seeking nominations for the "2006 Mother of the Year." More...

PTO's fall carnival is hugh success!

A good time was had by all at the LCES Fall Carnival, sponsored by the school's PTO (Parent-Teacher Organization). According to Tabitha Partridge, PTO president, the group raised approximately $5,000 for new playground equipment for LCES. More...

Rock Swap and Dig set for Oct. 6-8

Graves Mountain will be open to prospectors and interested onlookers at the biannual "Rock Swap and Dig" set for October 6-8. More...

News

Celebrity Waiters Dinner to be held at W-WCHS cafeteria Oct. 10

The Celebrity Waiters' Dinner sponsored by the Wills Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to benefit Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, will be held on Tuesday, October 10 at 7:00 p.m. at the Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School Cafeteria. More...

Deadline for Miss LC Pageant is Oct. 6

Applications are now available at the Welcome Center for the 2006 Junior Miss and Miss Lincoln County Pageant. The pageant is open to young ladies in the Lincolnton-Lincoln County area who are currently in the sixth grade to 20 years of age. More...

GFC makes it easier to get burn permit with toll free line

The Georgia Forestry Commission has made it easier to get permission for outdoor burning activities with its toll free line, 1-877-OK2-BURN. More...

Obituaries

Juanita Bowen Ballew

Mrs. Juanita Bowen Ballew, 89, widow of H. Austin Ballew, of Greenwood, S.C., entered into rest Friday, September 22, 2006 at Morningside of Greenwood. More...

Carol Lunceford

Miss Carol Lunceford, 63, formerly of Lincolnton, entered into rest on Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta, Ga. More...

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...

ACS offers RtoR prog.

The American Cancer Society now offers its Road to Recovery program to cancer patients in Lincoln County who need transportation to and from their treatments, free of charge. More...

Classic Re-Runs

Classic Re-Runs is a non profit clothes shop specializing in good quality, lightly worn clothes for all sizes. They also have household items, dishes, and what-knots. More...

Tesa Gunby joins Peace Corps to help the destitute in Malawi

to help the Tesa Gunby is a rare individual. She has put her love for family, friends, and the comforts of home on the back burner to go and work with the poor in Malawi, Africa. More...

Town hall meeting slated for Monday at Lincoln Center

A new state program to help rural communities gain the tools and resources they need to prosper will be introduced at a town hall meeting held Monday, October 9, from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. at The Lincoln Center. More...

Chief Justice issues report on departmental activities

An activity report was recently released by the Lincolnton Police Department. More...

Breast Cancer Prevention and Awareness Day to be held at health department Oct. 10

In observance of October as "National Breast Cancer Awareness Month," the Lincoln County Health Department is hosting "Breast Cancer Prevention and Awareness Day" Tuesday, October 10. More...

Crazy head gear at LCMS

Decked out in their wildest hats for "Crazy Hat Day" at LCMS are: (front row, l-r) Billy McWhorter, Tyler Howard, Lee Anne Boddie, (back row) Kevin Sutherland, Kaitlyn Helton, Burshaunda Wade, and Rusty Scott. More...

Loads of fun for everyone!

Approximately 400 people attended the LCES Fall Carnival held Friday, September 22, at the school. More...

Sweet music

The Suzuki Strings of Augusta performed at the "Arts in the Heart" festival held Sunday, September 17, in Augusta. One of the group's violinists is Emma Collins (second from right) of Lincolnton. More...

Editorial Page

When one of my sons was three years old he and I were shopping for groceries when he glanced around and announced in a loud voice, "Mama, everybody is my friend!" More...

People

Leathersville News

Mr. and Mrs. Marion Cliatt visited Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley Thursday afternoon. More...

Clary celebrates birthday with outing in Athens

Mr. and Mrs. William Clary celebrated her birthday on Saturday, September 23, along with Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Clary, Kaylee and Colby in Athens, Ga. More...

Judy Jordan exhibits work at competition held in Columbus, Ga.

Judy Jordan, owner of Koehler Galleries in Lincolnton, recently exhibited her work at the 2006 Print Competition of the Georgia Professional Photographers Association, which convened at the Marriott Hotel September 16 - 20 in Columbus, Ga. More...

Worship

Family and friends gather to witness baptism of Garrett O'Hara Brennan

Garrett O'Hara Brennan, thirteen week old son of Dana and Brian Brennan, received the Sacrament of Holy Baptism at Lincolnton United Methodist Church on September 10, 2006. Garrett was baptized by Rev. More...

Women's retreat

Solomon Pool Deliverance Ministries will have a women's retreat Oct. 14 beginning at 10 a.m., lunch service will be at noon. On Sun., Oct. 15 it will begin again at 3 p.m. More...

Freeman to preach

Evangelist Steve Freeman will preach at Lincolnton Baptist Church on Sun., Oct. 8 at the morning worship service. He will be in concert during the evening service. More...