September 4, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber launches search for next grand marshal of holiday parade

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations from the general public for grand marshal of the 2008 Lincolnton Holiday Parade. More...

News

Dove season opens Saturday

Hunters statewide can celebrate the beginning of dove season at noon on Saturday, Sept. 6. More...

Twirling and Beginner Dance Classes Offered!

Classes will begin in September, and are open for girls of all ages. More...

Assessors meetings

The Lincoln County Board of Tax Assessors will hold its meeting at 4 p.m., in the Tax Assessor's office at 182 Humphrey St. Upcoming monthly meeting dates include: September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16. More...

People

Blackburns watermelon is biggest!

Luther Blackburn of Lincolnton received a first place prize of $300 for his 38.26 pound watermelon at the Tom Watson Watermelon Festival at Hickory Hill in Thomson on August 2. More...

Three weeks abroad

Roxanne Ware and Breckyn Hudson enjoyed a wonderful three weeks traveling through England, France and Italy with People to People Student Ambassador Program. They are pictured together standing in front of the Eiffel Tower. More...

Three public hearings set to discuss tax increase

There will be three public hearings held in conjunction with the Lincoln County Board of Education's intention to increase property taxes by 15.53 percent over the rollback millage rate. More...

Cartledge publishes book with emphasis on storytelling

Tony Cartledge — pastor, editor, author, and a Lincoln County native, has recently published a new book titled "Telling Stories: Tall Tales & Deep Truths." Over the years, Tony has pastored five churches, including Loco Baptist Church in Lin More...

Much deserved tribute

Thomas Bunch (l), head football coach at LCHS from 1961 to 1971, was honored during a special ceremony held at halftime at the Lincoln County-Greene County game Friday, August 29. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I find that I'm not really in the mood to write the column this week but, not wanting to disappoint my committed readers (those of you at Georgia Regional), I want to share some little known facts that might amuse or even astound you. More...

Cartoon

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Taxpayer wants accountability

TO THE EDITOR

TO THE EDITOR: Recently, a Lincoln County official stated, "If you're unhappy about the taxes in Lincoln County, contact the Governor's office". More...

Sports

Devils shutout Greene, will travel to McCormick

regular season game, against the score of 14-0. Play began with Greene County returning the ball to our Red Devils More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Board of elections meetings The regular meetings of the Lincoln County Board of Elections and Voter Registration will be held the fourth Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. More...