March 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Chief Justice issues activity report for police department

An activity report was recently issued by the Lincolnton Police Department. According to Chief Jim Justice, the following arrests were made in the city: .. More...

Athletes honored during Fall Sports Awards Night

A crowd of approximately 300 people attended Fall Sports Awards Night held Monday, March 5, in the LCHS Cafeteria. The event was sponsored by the Lincoln County Athletic Booster Club in conjunction with the LCHS Athletic Department. More...

News

Wildfire season off to a busy start with 300 fires

Georgia's wildfire season is getting off to an exceptionally busy start, with more than 300 fires burning close to 2,000 acres in the first week of March alone. More...

Some Jermuk mineral water may contain arsenic, recall in effect

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin warns consumers to the possibility of arsenic found in some bottles of Armenian mineral water. More...

Teachers, parents participate in Math Game Night at LCES

Math Game Night was held recently at LCES for parents/student teams hosted by Mrs. Mollie Wagoner, Title 1 Parent Involvement Coordinator, Mrs. Bridgette Cliatt, 3rd grade teacher, and Mrs. Kelly Phillips, Special Education teacher. More...

Obituaries

Sheila Ann Newton

Mrs. Sheila Ann Newton, 46 of Lincolnton, entered into rest on Monday, March 5, 2007 at her residence. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 9 at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jim Martin officiating. Mrs. More...

Worship

THE OVERVIEW

It is a great experience to view our surroundings from an aircraft or a tall building. From such a vantage point, we gain a new insight and perspective, and problems seem to lose their urgency and importance. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Evening of dining Newberry Mass Choir will present an evening of dining and entertainment at The Lincoln Center on Sat., March 24, 2007 from 6 - 9 p.m. More...

Voters head to polls for SPLOST referendum

A copy of the ballot appears below: Voters are preparing to head to the polls to cast their ballots in the Special Election set for Tuesday, March 20. More...

Commission adopts water availability or stand-by fee

Despite opposition, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners adopted Code Section 70-126 which deals with water service availability; the group also set a monthly water availability or stand-by fee. More...

Board acts on routine items at regular meeting

Routine items of business were the order of the day at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, March 6. During the meeting, each board member was recognized by Dr. More...

They're here!

It's that time again! Members of Girl Scout Troop #787 did a brisk business, selling their fabulous cookies in front of the Lincoln County Library recently. More...

Editorial Page

Vote "yes" March 20

TO THE EDITOR

Please vote "yes" on March 20 to continue the one percent Sales Tax for Education and to issue general obligation bonds. More...

Chamber Chatter

By: Cynthia Fox

Be Prepared, is that not the Boy Scout Motto? But are we ever really prepared for what comes next? I know that I am not always as prepared as I should be. More...

People

Turner, Freeman to exchange vows in ceremony May 4

Mary Linda Henderson and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lester Turner are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Raven Racine Turner to Deonne Cortez Freeman, son of Shirley Freeman and the late James Freeman, Jr. More...

AUBREY ELIZABETH WELCH

Mr. and Mrs. John Welch are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Aubrey Elizabeth, on Monday, February 26, 2007 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta. She weighed seven pounds, fifteen ounces and was nineteen and three-fourths inches long. More...

SAVANNA BROOKE STARBUCK

Travis and Candy Starbuck are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Savanna Brooke, born Friday, January 19, 2007 at University Hospital. She weighed seven pounds, eight and one-half ounces and was twenty inches long. More...