September 6, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Truck accident claims the life of local woman

A local woman lost her life in an accident that occurred at approximately 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 29 at the "Old Hudson Homeplace" on Hephzibah Church Road. More...

Parents encouraged to join 'new' academic booster club

The LCHS Academic Booster Club will hold its first meeting of the new school year Tuesday, September 11, at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. More...

News

Recall on cocktail garnish

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin alerts consumers today to the voluntary recall of Rimmer® Brand Mojito Cocktail Garnish. The product is distributed nationally through retail stores, internet sales and cocktail establishments. More...

Cultural effect of drought causing plant roots to rot

Drought conditions across the state have drastically reduced diseases on landscape plants. But in their efforts to save parched and withering shrubs and trees, many Georgia homeowners have caused their plants' roots to rot. More...

Deer season opens Sat.

Deer hunting remains the most popular form of hunting in the state of Georgia, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). More...

Obituaries

Iris Norman

Mrs. Iris Albea Norman, 78, beloved wife of William P. Norman of Lincolnton, entered into rest on August 29, 2007 due to an untimely accident. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 1, at Hephzibah Baptist Church with Revs. 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...

Timber company files lawsuits against board of tax assessors

Forty lawsuits or notices of appeal were recently filed against the Lincoln County Board of Tax Assessors by Plum Creek Timberlands, L.P. More...

Sara Anne Remsen selected for apprentice dance company

Sara Anne Remsen, a senior at LCHS, is one of 57 dancers across the United States selected to join the apprentice company of the Tremaine Dance Convention organization in Los Angeles, California. More...

Sixteen girls to compete for title of Miss LCHS Sept. 16

The Miss LCHS Pageant is set for Thursday, September 16, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. More...

Ribbon cutting ceremony held at MeMe's

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday, August 30, at the new location of MeMe's Floor Covering in Lincoln Square, next to Bell's Food Market. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Thanks to all of you who have called, written, or spoken to me on the street about my recent article mentioning clinical depression. Your response has been overwhelming and your kind words of assent mean a great deal to me. More...

People

SALENA BROOKE PHILLIPS

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Phillips are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Salena Brooke, born Thursday, July 26, 2007 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Brooke was born at 10:43 p.m. More...

Crook recognized as member of Sigma Alpha Labda

Sigma Alpha Lambda is proud to announce that Lacey DeAnne Crook of Lincolnton has recently been recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Labda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at the University of Georgia. More...

Walker descendants gather for 87th consecutive reunion Aug. 19

The descendants of Daniel Lumpkin Walker and Margaret Elizabeth Stephenson Walker met at Fishing Creek Baptist Church for their 87th consecutive annual reunion with author, Tom Poland presenting the program, on Sunday, August 19. More...