August 23, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Corps reduces water flow; county and city doing OK

Drought continues to plague the upper Savannah River Basin causing water levels at United States Army Corps of Engineers reservoirs to recede. More...

Quick thinking saves church

Due to the quick thinking of George Davis, a member of St. Luke Baptist Church on Metasville Road, what could have been a catastrophic fire resulted in only minimal damage to the church's fellowship hall. More...

News

Troopers watching out for stranded motorists

With high temperatures and a dangerous heat index predicted again this week across the state, the Georgia State Patrol is reminding drivers to take extra precautions with their motor vehicles. More...

Gold Rush festival to be held Sept. 15

McCormick County is holding it's 30th Annual Gold Rush Days Festival Sat., Sept. 15, downtown and surrounding areas of McCormick from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Free Shuttle provided. There will be door prizes of $100, $300, and $500. More...

Gardening Tips

SPRING BULBS Remove foliage from spring bulbs after it turns yellow and begins to dry, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. Set out bedding plants to cover the bare spots. Take care not to damage bulbs. More...

Opinions

Food for thought

Eating right helps you look better, feel better and stay healthier. And eating a good diet doesn't have to be tough. Follow these simple guidelines: .. Eat regular meals - especially breakfast. More...

People

Mandi Keown honored with linen shower at Remsen home

Mandi Keown, bride-elect of Rees Carroll, was guest of honor at a linen shower on Saturday, July 28, at the home of Murray Remsen in Lincolnton. Carey Anne Cushman, Anna Beth Remsen and Murray Remsen were the gracious hosts for the event. More...

Bell celebrates first birthday with party July 21

Andrew Michael Bell turned oneyear old on Saturday, July 21, 2007. He celebrated with a party while on vacation at Poplar Springs United Methodist Campground in Royston, Georgia, among family members and friends. More...

Pvt. Zellars graduates from basic training at Paris Island, SC

Pvt. Dontae Zellars, son of Kisher Zellars and Roy Brittian graduated on August 17, 2007 from Parris Island, South Carolina Marine Base. Pvt. More...

Tax bills to be mailed Sept. 1; growth spreads cost around

As it now stands, Lincoln County residents should receive their tax bills around the first of September. More...

Garrards present vintage 1940 phone book to historical society

Lamar and Ruth Garrard of the Double Branches Community recently presented the Lincoln County Historical Society with a Georgia Continental Telephone Company Directory for Lincolnton and Washington from the summer of 1940. More...

Red Devils will face Greene Co. tonight at 7:30

The LCHS Red Devils will have the opportunity to test their mettle during a pre-season scrimmage against the Class AA Greene County Tigers. The game is set for tonight (Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. in Greene County. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

A recent article in the British newspaper Daily Mail suggested that, while staring at our faces in the mirror may suggest vanity, looking intently at our reflection can be good for our health. More...

Political Cartoon

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Chamber Chatter

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the Grand Opening and relocation of Meme's Floor Covering to 112 North Peachtree Street (next to Bell's) on Thursday, August 30. More...

Obituaries

Melvin Groves Leverett

Melvin Groves Leverett, 68, of McCormick, S.C., entered into rest on Monday, August 13, 2007. A memorial service was held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15 at Jones Chapel in Lincolnton. Mr. Leverett was born in Willington, S.C. More...

Steve Simcox

Guerry Steve Simcox, 60, entered into rest on Sunday, July 29, 2007. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, August 1 at Williams Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Al O'Quinn, Larry Waldrip and Michael Woodham officiating. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Mobile mammography The University Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Lincoln County Health Department Sept. 25 and Oct. 23. Screening mammograms for women age 40 and above are usually covered by private insurance and Medicare. More...