March 20, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

LBC will host blood drive in fellowship hall

A Lincoln County Community Blood Drive will be held Saturday, March 22, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church. The goal for the drive is 30 donors. More...

Ecumenical service to be held at Mulberry C.M.E

Mulberry Christian Methodist Episcopal (C.M.E.) Church will host its seventh annual ecumenical service for the community on Good Friday (March 21), beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Buckaroos need to saddle up for annual trail ride

The Terry Tankersley Memorial Trail Ride, sponsored annually by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, will take place Saturday, March 29, at the Bussey Point Recreation Area, located at the end of Double Branches Road. More...

Making it official

David Griffin, code enforcement officer for the City of Lincolnton, was sworn in Thursday, March 13, by Forrest Inglett, municipal court judge. More...

News

Meg Ball appointed to serve as vice president of Northeast Dist. Board

Lincoln Co. 4-H'ers attended Northeast District Jr./Sr. DPA at Rock Eagle 4-H Center near Eatonton, Ga. on February 29-March 2. Over eight hundred 4-H'ers from thirty nine counties were present at this northeast district 4-H function. More...

Leathersville News

.. Russell Aycock and Chris Reid visited in the William Bentley home Tuesday afternoon. .. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Timmerman and Miss Erin Timmerman were supper guests on Wednesday night with Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley. .. More...

Chamber Chatter

It's almost Spring time and Easter is this weekend! As many of you know, it's Relay time, too! When you go in the grocery store, stop and pump gas, or doing your banking you may see signs for fundraisers that support Relay for Life. More...

People

Holloway, Standard to exchange vows in ceremony Sept. 20

Barry Holloway of Washington and Vanessa Price of Chicago, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffanie Suzanne Holloway of Washington, to Adam Price, also of Washington, son of Darrell Standard of Metasville and Yvonne Bonner of Linco More...

Food for Thought

March is National Nutrition Month. Eating well can help reduce the risk of chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes, obesity and hypertension. More...

Tim Standard graduates with degree from WGU

Timothy Standard, Jr. of Tignall (30668) has graduated from Western Governors University with a Bachelor of Science In Network Management. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

GED/Adult classes Augusta Technical College and Lincoln County Family Connection are offering GED/Adult Literacy classes on Mon., Tues., and Thurs. from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Wed., from 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. More...

Ahhh...spring!

"If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive." - Eleonora Duse More...

Nationally-known motivational speaker will spend day at LCHS

Milton Creagh (KREE-uh), a nationally known motivational speaker, author, television personality, and corporate consultant, will visit Lincolnton on Thursday, March 27, to talk to students at LCHS as well as adults in the community about everything More...

Big school, here I come!

Kindergarten registration was held Wednesday and Thursday, March 12 and 13, at LCES. Pictured with kindergarten teachers Sharon Danner (far left) and Marcia Brown (standing) are Jordyn Deason and her mother, Debbie Deason. More...

Fleming running for congress

State Representative Barry Fleming (R) is running for the 10 District Congressional seat currently occupied by Paul Broun. The candidate has been a member of the Georgia House of Representatives for six years. As the House Majority Whip, Rep. More...

Editorial Page

Photo

So, here we are again, about to celebrate another Easter. A time to let the joy of the resurrection lift us from loneliness and weakness and despair to strength and beauty and happiness. More...

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TO THE EDITOR

Gunshots taking their toll

TO THE EDITOR: I am writing in hopes that this letter will bring awareness to the person in our neighborhood that is perhaps unaware of the effect they are having on others. More...

Sports

Devils open region play with win over Glascock

The LCHS Devils baseball team has had to play around several rain outs so far this season, including two for the month of March. More...

Golf tourney

Harry's Lounge and Restaurant is hosting its 5th Annual Golf Tournament at Hickory Knob Golf Course on Sat., May 17. Format is Captain's Choice with a shotgun start at 9 a.m., and dinner and awards following the tournament at Harry's. More...

Obituaries

Kathryn Anne Leverett Dawkins

Mrs. Kathryn Anne Leverett Dawkins of Goshen Street, entered into rest Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington, Ga. More...

Catherine M. Elam

Catherine M. Elam of West Columbia, S.C., entered into rest Tuesday, March 11, 2008. Graveside services were held 4 p.m., Friday, March 14 at Woodbridge Memorial Park. Mrs. More...