June 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Charles Owen & Co. will lease former FDB building

Charles Owen & Company, Ltd., a manufacturer of equestrian safety equipment based in Wrexham, North Wales, has announced that it will move its distribution center to the building formerly occupied by FDB, Inc. More...

Coroner rules Asheville man's death a suicide

An Asheville, North Carolina, man's death has been ruled a suicide by Lincoln County Coroner Paul Reviere. A neighbor found James Thomas Warren, 65, dead on Wednesday, May 30, at his hunting camp on the Elberton Highway. More...

Smokey Bear poster contest winners

LCES produced several district and state winners of the "Smokey Bear Poster Contest" in grades K- 2. More...

Students compete in Olympiad

Several sixth-grade students at LCMS were among the nearly 150,000 students worldwide participating in the 2006-2007 Math Olympiad. More...

News

Avalanche of blossom end rot could hit tomatoes

In the garden, you see the perfect shape of a red-ripe tomato, and your mouth starts to water. But your feathers fall when you see its blackened, sunken bottom. You've been the victim of blossom end rot on tomatoes. More...

Remember safety on the water

The thought of tragedy or death probably never enters the minds of most swimmers and boaters out enjoying a day of fun on the water - perhaps, it should. Last year, 59 people drowned and 19 others died in boating related incidents in Georgia. More...

Donations needed

The Lincoln County High School Debate Booster Club is accepting donations to help offset the expense of the students traveling to the national tournaments this summer. Your contribution will have a lasting impact on the lives of these students. More...

Obituaries

Clarence E. Norman, Sr.

Mr. Clarence Edward Norman, Sr., 77 of C.E. Norman Rd. died Sat., May 26, 2007 . Funeral services were held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Hephzibah BaptistChurch. Interment followed in the church cemetery. More...

Bennie Daniel Thurmond, Sr.

Mr. Bennie Daniel Thurmond, Sr., 65 of Crook Rd. died Sat., May 19, 2007 at University Hospital, Augusta. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Mon., May 21, 2007 at Hephzibah Baptist Church Cemetery with Revs. More...

Worship

Youth program

The First Baptist Church Youth Ministry will have a Fruit of the Spirit Program June 9 at 4 p.m. They will have different speakers. All area youth and churches are invited. Rev. Dennis J. Quinn is pastor. More...

Youth day prog.

First Baptist Church will have a youth day program June 9 at 4 p.m. with seven different speakers. The public is invited to attend. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor. More...

LCHS seniors recognized by Martin's Crossroads CH Church

The congregation of Martin's Crossroads C.H. Church honored its graduates Tracy Arnett, Kayley Bannister, Kelsey Reese and Brittney Sheppard, on Sunday, May 27, 2007. Each of these girls graduated with honor from Lincoln County High School. More...

Inconsiderate skateboarders discussed at council meeting

Due to complaints from merchants and citizens at large, the Lincolnton City Council is considering the adoption of a "skateboarding ordinance." The matter was under discussion at the regular meeting of the mayor and council held Monday, June 4. More...

Sheriff Lawson takes part in exchange program with Israel

Lincoln County Sheriff Gerald Lawson recently returned from a two-week trip to Israel with the Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange (GILEE) delegation. More...

Construction continues

Work continues on the new home of the Hero Metal Furniture Company Distribution Center, located in the Highway 378 Industrial Park. The company will lease the 36,000-square-foot structure from the Lincoln County Development Authority. More...

Chamber will host Little Mr. and Miss Pageant at LCHS

The Lincoln County Little Mr. and Miss Pageant will take place Saturday, June 9, at 7 p.m. in the LCHS Auditorium. The emcee for the occasion is Rev. Lanis Lewis, with entertainment provided by Amanda Gay, Miss Lincoln County. More...

Vouchers to be issued for special needs kids

The Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Act, the state's first educational voucher program, was recently signed into law by Governor Sonny Perdue. More...

Opinions

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

If I dial the phone one more time and hear Press "1" for English I will not be responsible for my actions. This is America, dadgum it, and we speak English here, not Spanish, not Mongolian, not Swahili, not German, not Chinese, not Eskimo. More...

Political Cartoon

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People

Danner, Reese exchange vows in double-ring ceremony May 5

Becky Ann Danner and Kyle Jackson Reese were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5, 2007, at Lincolnton Baptist Church with Rev. Dan Rosser officiating. Becky is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles David Danner of Lincolnton. More...

Roberson honored at lingerie shower

Toni Roberson, bride-elect of Tom Callaway, was honored with a lingerie shower on Saturday, April 28 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Ware of Tignall. Joining Mrs. Ware in hosting the event were Mrs. Shaun Cox of Tignall, Mrs. More...

Inez Hall honored with retirement celebration

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Public Notices

LEGALS

LOGIC AND ACCURACY TESTING PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the logic and accuracy testing and preparation of voting equipment to be used in the June 19, 2007 Special Election, will begin at 5:30 p.m. on June 13, 2007. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Fund set up A fund has been set up at Farmers State Bank for Tee Turner, who is battling Lou Garricks disease. CCLC to meet The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County will meet Thurs., June 21, 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Library. More...