April 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Departments move into newly refurbished office on Perryman

A new Lincoln County Government building opened its doors for business on Monday, April 9. More...

News

Men's retreat to be held in May

Time is fast approaching for the 3rd annual Lincoln County Christian Men's retreat. This year's retreat is being held May 4 - 6th at Camp Daniel Marshall in Lincolnton. The retreat is a non-denominational event open to all men. More...

Leathersville News

.. Alan Fizer spent the past week with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fizer. .. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fizer visited Don Stephens at the hospital in Hartwell on Sunday. .. Lois and Alice Fizer visited Don Stephens on Tuesday. More...

A narrative of Wilkes County to be released by New South Prod.

New South Productions has embarked on a journey to execute the daunting task of capturing the oral and living history of Washington and Wilkes County, Georgia in a multi volume DVD collection of interviews. More...

People

Toni Roberson entertained with miscellaneous shower

Toni Roberson, bride-elect of Tom Callaway, was entertained with a miscellaneous shower on Saturday morning, March 24, in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church. More...

Willis honored at miscellaneous shower April 1

Benton Willis, bride-elect of Keith Cunningham, was honored with a miscellaneous shower held at the New Hope Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on Sunday, April 1. Hostesses for the occasion were the ladies of New Hope Baptist Church. More...

Women's campout

Women's Instructed Campout will be held at Mistletoe State Park April 27 - 28 for girls of all ages, (8-80) who would love to learn to camp, but don't know how to begin. Girls under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. More...

Worship

Youth mission trip

Spring Break 2007 local youth from Morningside Baptist Church went on a mission trip to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. to Big Mama's house to teach vacation bible school to children that she continues to help from the local neighborhoods. More...

Fish plate sale

Newberry Missionary Baptist Church Relay for Life team will sell fish plates on Sat., April 14 on Augusta Hwy. across from Mike's Greenhouse. Tickets will cost $6 per plate. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor. More...

Women's meeting

The Tenth District Women's Auxiliary of the General Missionary Baptist Convention will meet at New Tabernacle Baptist Church Sat., April 21 at 10 a.m. Lincoln County Women's Auxiliary of the Tenth District will meet at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited. More...

Council begins preparations for annual clean-up initiative

"Peachy Clean Day" will be held in the City of Lincoln and Lincoln County on Saturday, April 21. The announcement was made at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Monday, April 9. More...

Prospective jurors named for criminal trial week

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear criminal cases when the court's April Term begins Monday, April 16, at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. is the presiding judge. More...

Fishing Creek to host tournament to benefit library

Fishing Creek Bait & Tackle and the Fishing Creek Camping & RV Park will host the first-ever "Fishing Creek Crappie Fish-Off" on Saturday, April 21. Proceeds will benefit the Lincoln County Library. Competition begins at 7 a.m. More...

Three cool cats!

Pictured with their "monster cats," caught Wednesday, April 4, at Clark's Hill Lake, are: (l-r) Doug Overholt (65.5 pounds); Claude Spires (61 pounds); and Charlie Spires (55 pounds). More...

Editorial Page

I learned how to fish from a master. My father, the consummate fisherman, used to take me along on his Wednesday afternoons off when he'd go in search of the perfect fishin' hole, usually somebody's pond. More...

Chamber Chatter

Believe it or not, there is only five more weeks of the school year left. These five weeks will be packed with field trips, field days, awards ceremonies and graduation. More...

Mishaps with mail delivery

To the Editor

TO THE EDITOR A very nice lady called today to inform me that my mail had mistakenly been delivered to her address. My home is over seven miles away from hers, and yet my mail was delivered to her home. More...

Sports

Devils showing improvement; trounce Hancock Central 17-3

Austin Goldman went 3-for-5 with a home run, a double, and five RBIs to lead the LCHS Red Devils to a 17- 3 victory over the Hancock Central Bulldogs. More...

Obituaries

Ella Jane Beard

Mrs. Ella Jane Beard, 55, of Bethany Church Road, entered into rest on Saturday, March 31, 2007 at the Medical College of Georgia. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. More...

William "Bill" Neimann

William 'Bill' E. Niemann, MSgt., USAF, retired, entered into rest on April 5, 2007. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 10, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Gale Seibert officiating. More...

Hortense Evans Woodard

Mrs. Hortense Evans Woodard, 94, of Lincolnton, entered into rest on Monday, April 2, 2007 in McDuffie Medical Center in Thomson, Ga. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4 at Southerland Funeral Chapel. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

LWREA to meet The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) will meet at 11 a.m. on Thurs., April 12 at Pizza Hut, 1008 E. Robert Toombs in Washington. All retired educators are invited to attend. Frances F. Zellars is president. More...