May 3, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Suspect still at large in armed robbery incident

A local merchant was robbed at knife point Friday, April 27. According to Lincolnton Police Chief Jim Justice, after entering the Sunkissed Tanning Salon on S. More...

Lifenet brought in following two-hour extrication

A single-car accident occurred at approximately 4 a.m. on Friday, April 27, at the intersection of Highway 220 West and White Rock Road. More...

News

PRUNE SOON

Prune bigleaf or French hydrangeas (H. macrophylla) right after they flower, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. More...

Gold Rush pageant

John de la Howe School will host the Miss Gold Rush Pageant Fri., June 29 at 6:30 p.m. Categories are available for ages 3 - 21. Entry fee is $30 per contestant, $50 for two in same family. More...

Concert at MCCHC

The Sammy Glass Family will be in concert at Martins Crossroads Congregational Holiness Church on Wed., May 9 at 7 p.m. Martins Crossroads is located at the corner of Hwy. 220 and Double Branches Road. More...

People

Peggy P. McMillian honored on 60th birthday with surprise party

Peggy Pennington McMillian, Lincoln County native, was honored Wednesday, April 25, with a surprise 60th birthday party given by her husband Daniel, her brother and sister-in-law Weems and Carol Pennington at the Pennington home in Augusta. More...

Jennifer Leigh Poss-Ashworth to wed Lee Thomas Henderson

Mr. and Mrs. James W. "Jimmy" Poss are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Leigh, to Lee Thomas Henderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Darrell Henderson all of Lincolnton. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. More...

TJ Bradley honored on fourth birthday with two parties

TJ Bradley, son of Robby and Michelle Bradley, celebrated his fourth birthday with two separate parties. He celebrated at Over the Rainbow with a "Cars" theme party with his friends. More...

Obituaries

Bernard Wilton Edmonds

Mr. Bernard "Wilton" Edmonds entered into rest on Sunday, April 29, 2007. A funeral service with full military honors was held at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, May 2, at Woodfield Park Baptist Church with Rev. Bryan McKillock officiating. More...

Mary Fortson Lehocky

Mrs. Mary Fortson Lehocky, 62, of Sunrise Drive, entered into rest on Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at Pine Grove Church Cemetery with Rev. More...

Abraham Hirsch Wengrow

Mr. Abraham Hirsch Wengrow, 82, of Lincolnton, entered into rest on Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at University Hospital, Augusta. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 26 at Magnolia Cemetery with Rabbi David Surill. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Parks to be honored Price's Grove Baptist Church will honor its pastor, Rev. Jackson Parks on Sun., May 6 at 2 p.m. Guest minister will be Rev. Tonita Cody and Parks Grove F.B.H. Church family. Everyone is invited. More...

'Once Upon a Mattress' opens tonight

The LCHS Musical Theatre Class will present "Once Upon a Mattress" tonight (Thursday) through Saturday, May 5, in the school auditorium. Performances are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. each evening. More...

Community joins family in mourning the loss of A.H. Wengrow, a downtown institution

With his suspenders, ponytail, and black-rimmed glasses, Mr. A.H. Wengrow was always a pleasant sight, walking back and forth between his big, white Ford and the clothing store he had poured his heart into for 61 years. More...

Editorial Page

With the passing of Mr. Hirsch Wengrow last week our town lost an integral piece of its past and I lost a friend. Truth be known, we all lost a friend, for Mr. Wengrow had no enemies as far as I could tell. More...

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Survival skills for eating out

Do you eat out several times a week? Restaurant and take-out meals can be high in fat, sugar and sodium while being low in fiber. The large portions in many restaurants also cause us to overeat leading to obesity. More...

Sports

Golf team heads to state tournament

The Lincoln County High School Golf Team has finished its regular season with seven wins and two losses. More...

Baseball camp

The 27th Annual Robert Sapp Baseball Camp is accepting applications for its summer session to be held at Sweetwater Park in Thomson, June 4-8. Camp is from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and is for boys 7 - 14. More...

Angler heaven

Mike Arrington, Chris Sullivan and Mike Jr. landed seven stripers, 25 channel catfish and four flatheads Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Mike lost one bigger than any he had hooked this year that almost pulled him from the boat. More...

Worship

OTR holds egg hunt with 'Duckster'

Over the Rainbow held its annual egg hunt on Friday, March 30. Joining the children at the egg hunt was "Duckster" of Through His Eyes Entertainment of Evans. More...

Men, Womens prog.

Ebenezer Baptist Church will observe its annual Men and Women Day Sun., May 6 at 3 p.m. Rev. Jamison and Faith Tabernacle Church will be the special guests. The public is invited. Rev. Fred Perriman is pastor. irls ages 6 - 18 of all skill levels. More...

Chamber to host Southern Gospel Night at park

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting Southern Gospel Night in conjunction with the 20th Annual Lewis Family Homecoming and Bluegrass Festival set for May 3-5 at Elijah Clark State Park. More...