June 5, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Beggs wins state Smokey Bear/Woodsy Owl contest

Anna Beggs, a rising fifth-grader at LCES, was recently selected as the Fourth-Grade Division's statewide first-place winner of the "2008 Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl Poster Contest." She is the daughter of Elaine and Mike Beggs of Lincolnton. More...

News

Food pantry contributors

LCHS Spanish Honor Society donated $200 to the Lincoln County Food Pantry. Pictured (L-r): are Travis Reid, food pantry VP; Marveen Zellars, Food Pantry Asst. More...

Mistletoe State Park to host Jr. Ranger Program June 10-12

Mistletoe State Park Jr. Ranger program is back by popular demand. Mistletoe's Jr. Ranger program is a three-day very active hands-on program for children ages 8-12 years old. Children experience the outdoors through a variety of activities. More...

FEMA urges residents to be prepared in case of hurricane

Hurricane Season 2008 began this week, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants residents living in hurricane prone areas to get serious and be prepared now. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Lois Fizer visited in the William Bentley home Friday morning. Mrs. Jackie Bonner visited in the home Friday afternoon. Miss Alicia Bryant was also a visitor on Friday afternoon. Mrs. Raymond Timmerman was also a visitor of her parents. More...

Robinson named STAR Student for Athens Christian School

Mia Robinson was named 2008 STAR Student for Athens Christian School in Athens. The STAR Student Award is sponsored by the Professional Association of Georgia Educators. Miss Robinson chose Dotty Gunby of Winder as her STAR Teacher. More...

Andrews honored on third birthday with party May 10

Ashton Wilkes Andrews, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ashley Andrews, celebrated his third birthday on May 4. He was honored with an "Around the Town Party" complete with balloons and decorations on Saturday, May 10, at his home. More...

CRCT scores create concern; surpass most state averages

It appears as if there is a distinct gap between teaching and testing, especially when it comes to the Criterion Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT). More...

City adopts resolution for USDA-RD grant/loan

The Lincolnton City Council voted to approve a USDA-Rural Development (RD) grant/loan resolution for the purchase of a new garbage truck at its regular meeting held Monday, June 2. More...

Lincoln's legacy

Lincoln LeRoy, an LCES fifth-grader, earned an unprecedented 735.4 Accelerated Reader (AR) points this year. In recognition of his achievement, a plaque was placed in the school's media center by media specialist Monica Thurmond (also pictured). More...

Editorial Page

Dear hearts and gentle people

I thought it was hot in Texas but compared to the weather that greeted us when we got home last week, it's still winter in Texas. I broke a sweat yesterday and all I did was walk out the door....at 7:30 in the morning. More...

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Chamber Chatter

Summer is here and there are a number of things happening over the next couple of weeks. First, is the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce's 2008 Membership Drive. More...

Obituaries

Esther Butler Bodie

Mrs. Esther Butler Bodie, 75, of Plum Branch, SC, died Saturday, May 24, 2008 at University Hospital in Augusta. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 28, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Plum Branch. More...

Joseph Cleveland Bufford

Mr. Joseph Cleveland "Joe" Bufford, 58, of Delhi Rd. died Monday, May 26, 2008 at MCG, Augusta. Graveside services were held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 27,. at Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Paul Reviere officiating. Mr. More...

David Russell Smith

David Russell Smith passed away May 9, 2008. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 13 at New Tabernacle Baptist Church with Rev. Roy D. Andrews officiating. David was born October 14, 1967 to the late Mr. Charlie Smith, Jr. and Mrs. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Auxiliary to meet The Ladies Auxiliary Unit 194 will have their monthly meeting Thursday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 194. All members are encouraged to attend and new members are welcome. More...