January 4, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Arrowood story airs tonight

Tonya Burt and her father, the late Nolan Arrowood, who suffered from polycystic kidney disease, will be featured on the Discovery Channel tonight (Thursday) at 9 p.m. More...

News

Tree of Remembrance to shine throughout holidays

The Lincoln County Historical Society extends a heartfelt "thank you" to everyone who participated in placing names "In Honor" or "In Memory" on the Tree of Remembrance for 2006. More...

Upper Savannah River Basin designated as Georgia IBA

The Important Bird Areas (IBA) Program of Georgia recently designated the Upper Savannah River Basin, which is owned and managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah Districe, as an IBA. More...

Leathersville News

Mr. and Mrs. Lindy Chalker visited Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley Saturday afternoon, December 23. More...

People

Service to our country

Marcus Mason spoke to Mark Hill's civics class as part of the classroom's recognition of Veteran's Day. He spoke on his service to our country as well as his current position with military intelligence. Mason also spoke to students at LCES. More...

Ribbon cutting ceremony

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Lincoln Welding and Machine. Lincoln Welding and Machine is owned by Chris and Susan Heitmann of Lincolnton and Cameron and Jackie Harrington of Athens. More...

S. Truett Cathy will be guest speaker at chamber banquet

half of 2006 The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual banquet on Thursday, January 11, at 7 p.m. in the LCHS Cafeteria. The guest speaker for the occasion is S. More...

Norman, Smith profiled for winning TOTY honors

The 2007 "Teachers of the Year" for Lincoln County were recently announced by School Superintendent Randall Edmunds. More...

Highlights of second half of 2006 recapped

JULY 6 - The EPD declares a level one drought across the state; Georgians are required to follow a more stringent outdoor watering schedule... More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I read somewhere that what you do on New Years Eve sets the tone for the way things will turn out for the rest of the year. This has certainly proven to be true in my case. More...

Fad diets or starving yourself are not healthy strategies

Many holiday overindulgers rush into fad diets, intent on shedding the pounds they've gained. Other newyear penitents simply starve themselves. Either approach is wrong, says a University of Georgia expert. More...

Early detection is key to preventing vision loss

More than 2 million Americans over the age of 40 have it and there are 65 million suspected cases of it across the globe. But, despite the staggering numbers, many of those who do have it don't even know it. More...

Obituaries

Dewitt Franklin Rachels Sr.

Dewitt Franklin Rachels, Sr., 61, of Coxville Road, Thomson, Georgia entered into rest Tuesday, December 26, 2006 in Augusta, Georgia. Memorial services were held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 29 at Beggs Funeral Home in Lincolnton with the Rev. More...

Worship

Worship

ABUNDANT LIFE CHURCH OF GOD: Chamberlain Ferry Rd.; 359-2922 Pastor: Philip Kinney; ; Services: Sunday School: 10:00 a.m.; Sunday morning worship: 11:00 a.m.; Tuesday Bible Study: 7:30 p.m. 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...