August 9, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Ward hits the big time with performance at AirVenture

Aerobatic pilot Gary Ward has of ficially arrived - he was invited to perform at EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) AirVenture Oshkosh, the largest aviation event in the United States. More...

Four individuals indicted by grand jury for armed robbery

Four individuals were indicted by the Lincoln County Grand Jury in connection with three separate cases of armed robbery. The grand jury convened Monday, July 30, with Judge Harold A. Hinesley presiding. More...

News

Register now for ACT exam

The next ACT test will be administered on September 15, 2007. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register by August 10 - the deadline for having the registration postmarked. More...

Ten free trees offered to new Aug. members

Everyone who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during August, 2007 will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees. More...

Georgia confirms two cases of West Nile Virus

The Georgia Department of Human Resources Division of Public Health confirmed the first two cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) this year in the state. More...

Obituaries

Mary Lois Hogan Reid

Mary Lois Hogan Reid, 93, entered into rest July 27, 2007. Funeral services were held at 12 noon on Saturday, August 4 at Tabernacle Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Lacy officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

DEBTORS AND CREDITORS NOTICE Georgia, Lincoln County Re: Estate of Wayne J. Hawes, deceased All persons indebted to the estate of Wayne J. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Mobile mammography The University Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Lincoln County Health Department August 21 and Sept. 25. Screening mammograms for women age 40 and above are usually covered by private insurance and Medicare. More...

Delinquent tax letter produces results

Close to 30 local businesses paid their delinquent occupational taxes in response to a letter hand-delivered by the City of Lincolnton August 1, stating that a 10-percent penalty had been added to the licensing fee. More...

Justice reminds motorists to use extreme caution

With the start of a new school year Tuesday, August 7, Lincolnton Police Chief Jim Justice reminded motorists to drive with extreme caution, pay close attention to the 25-mph speed limit in school zones, and just slow down in general. More...

Open house a resounding success

Open house at LCES was a resounding success! Students and their parents enjoyed meeting the teachers, administrators, and staff, while familiarizing themselves with many of the things they need to know in preparation for the new school year. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

On a lighter, but hotter, note... How about this weather?? Do you wonder how in the world we middle-agers and older ever survived without air-conditioning? I don't. We had no other choice. We made do. And not only did we survive....we thrived. More...

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People

Wash day at the park

Channon Ferraro rolled up her sleeves recently at Elijah Clark State Park and washed clothes like our ancestors did in the 18th century. More...

Carpenter honored on second birthday with party at home

Sarah Emily Carpenter, daughter of Steven and Tammy Carpenter, celebrated her second birthday with a party at her home on July 28. Her actual birthday was August 1. The theme for the party was ladybugs and sunflowers. More...

Cushman completes two higher education degrees from ASU

Carey Anne Aycock Cushman completes two higher educational degrees from Augusta State University consecutively. More...