February 22, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Citizenship award is given to Nobie Dean and Buddy Hawes

Nobie Dean and Alvin "Buddy" Hawes received the Lincoln County Historical Society's "2006 Citizenship Award" during the society's monthly fellowship meal held Wednesday, February 7, at the Groves-May House. More...

Whitehead announces candidacy

Republican State Senator Jim Whitehead has announced his candidacy for the 10th Congressional District seat vacated by the passing of his friend, Congressman Charlie Norwood. More...

Justin Norman family releases CD; hope it ministers to all who hear it

All honor, glory, and praise go to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for putting it in my heart to write and sing His praises. More...

News

Kindergarten registration to be held at LCES March 7-8

Registration for entering kindergartners will be held at Lincoln County Elementary School Wed., March 7 and Thurs., March 8. Please bring your rising kindergartner (must be five years old on or before Sept. More...

Pre-K registration begins March 9 at the board of education offices

Lincoln County Georgia Pre-K Registration for the 2007-08 school year will be held on Fri., March 9, beginning at 8 a.m., at the Board of Education Offices. The offices are located at 423 Metasville Road in Lincolnton. More...

Ga. Agriculture Dept. finds contaminated chicken strips

Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin announced today that Georgia Department of Agriculture food scientists have found Listeria monocytogenes in a store sample of packaged Oscar Mayer Ready to Eat Chicken Breast Strips With Rib Meat. More...

People

Jordan Brown celebrates first birthday Jan 23

Our precious baby boy, Jordan, entered this world January 23, 2006, weighing a little under two pounds, facing many challenges and medical difficulties. It is truly by the grace and mercy of our savior Jesus Christ that he overcame them all. More...

Three from here named to Dean's List at GC&SU

Brittany Barden, Brittany Burg and Shauna King have been named to the Dean's List at Georgia College & State University for the 2006 fall term. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Skills evaluation Sat. All players who have signed up for Little League will have a skills evaluation on Sat., Feb. 24 at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. More...

County files petition for declaratory judgment

Lincoln County filed a petition for declaratory judgment relief against Sheriff Gerald Lawson in Lincoln County Superior Court Friday, February 16. More...

Adams will be guest speaker at NAACP Banquet

The annual Lincoln County NAACP Banquet will be held Saturday, February 24, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Faith Tabernacle Family Life Center. The guest speaker for the occasion is Rev. Melvin Adams, Jr., pastor of New Holt Baptist Church in Harlem. More...

Sheriff revises bonding policy at county jail

The policy concerning the signing of bonds on weekends and holidays at the Lincoln County Law Enforcement Center has been revised, according to Sheriff Gerald Lawson. More...

Anthony Chapel to host annual wild game supper

The 31st Annual Wild Game Supper, sponsored by Anthony Chapel United Methodist Church, will be held Saturday, February 24, at the church, which is located six miles west of Lincolnton on Metasville Road. Serving begins at 5 p.m. More...

Wreath-laying ceremony

A wreath-laying ceremony took place Sunday, February 11, at the gravesite of General Elijah Clark, one of the heroes of the Battle of Kettle Creek. More...

Mr. LCMS winners

The winners of the Mr. LCMS Contest held recently in the school auditorium are: (l-r) Austin Dockery, Mr. Seventh Grade and "Best Stage Presence;" Tyler Banks, Mr. Eighth Grade and "Handsomest Eyes;" Bond Turner, Mr. More...

Editorial Page

Once again Americans have overreacted to another scare tactic of the media and are going nuts (no pun intended) over what has been a staple in all our homes since George Washington Carver first uttered the words "crop rotation." I call it the Peanut More...

Chamber Chatter

The Lincoln County Family Connection and Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce and Development Authority have partnered together this year for the 2007 Youth Leadership Lincoln. Eleven local area students are involved with the program this year. More...

Obituaries

George Lee Murray

Mr. George Lee Murray, of Washington Road, entered into rest on Saturday, February 10, 2007. Funeral services were held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, February 17 at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Lincolnton with Rev. DaNang A. Rockett officiating. More...

Worship

Hildreth to speak at First Assembly March 1

"Sometimes a song can just move you in a way that you feel there's more to the story." That's how, author of the "clever and witty" Savannah from Savannah series, Denise Hildreth felt the first time she heard the Wynonna song, "Flies on the Butter. More...

JUST KIDS

Children and young goats have one thing in common: they are both keenly aware of their environment and extremely curious about their surroundings. No doubt both would perish if they did not have the example of their elders to guide them. More...