October 23, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents mourn passing of former Lincolnton mayor

If anybody ever loved Lincolnton, it was Mr. James B. "Buddy" Marlow, Sr. Mr. Buddy passed away Friday, October 17, at Trinity Hospital in Augusta. He was 74. Born in Wilkes County, both of Mr. Buddy's parents had died by the time he was eight. More...

DOT hosts open house to discuss rerouting Hwy. 79

An open house to discuss a project proposed by the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) will be held Tuesday, October 28, between 4 and 7 p.m. at LCHS. More...

News

Dr. Drake to speak at Civil War Round Table meeting

Noted historian, Dr. Tim Drake of Clemson University, will present "Reconstruction of the South - The Untold Story" at the Washington Civil War Round Table meeting on Monday evening, October 27, 2008. More...

Trimming Monthly Expenses

(NAPSA)—There are some simple ways to limit monthly spending without drastically changing your lifestyle. Still, more Americans say they're tightening their belts and feeling the squeeze. More...

Christian women's retreat to be held at CDM Nov. 7-9

Ladies, are you in need of some time to retreat? Are you looking for a renewal of your spirit? A deepening of your walk of faith? Some good ole' fashioned girl time? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you need to act fast! More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Margie Smalley visited William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon. .. Marion and Hilda Cliatt and William and Lee Bentley enjoyed several nights of the revival at Double Branches Baptist Church the past week. .. More...

Krissy Leigh Beggs weds Jeremiah O. Smith Sept. 20

Krissy Leigh Beggs and Jeremiah O'Hara Smith were united in marriage at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 20, 2008 on the beach in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Krissy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Bufford of Lincolnton and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Young, Rogers to exchange vows in ceremony Nov. 15

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Daniel Young, Sr. of Lincolnton are pleased to announcement he engagement of their daughter, Jessica Nicole Brady Young to Spc. Christopher Shane Rogers, son of Bertha Mae Cooley of Grand Bay, Alabama. Mrs. More...

Obituaries

Barbara Cleo Cooley

Ms. Barbara Cleo Cooley entered into rest on Thursday, October 16, 2008 at Lake Crossing Health Center in Appling, Ga. Funeral services will be private. Ms. Cooley was survived by one son, Marvin Cooley, Jr. More...

James "Buddy" Marlow Sr.

Mr. James B. "Buddy" Marlow, Sr., 74, of May Avenue entered into rest Friday, October 17, 2008 at Trinity Hospital, Augusta, Ga. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 19 at Lincolnton Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Public invited to Brunch and Learn at health department

The public is invited to attend a "Breast Cancer Brunch and Learn" Tuesday, October 28, from 10 a.m. until noon at the Lincoln County Health Department on Peachtree Street. More...

LCHS is named regional winner of Governor's Cup

The faculty, staff, and administrators at LCHS celebrated Thursday, October 16, when Governor Sonny Perdue and State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox announced that the school won the Governor's Cup for Region 7-A. Dr. More...

Pumpkin drop at First Assembly

It's a bird…it's a plane…it's 600 pumpkins falling from the sky! "The Great Pumpkin Drop" is scheduled to take place in conjunction with the Community Fall Festival, which will be held Saturday, October 25, from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Thank God, in fifteen days the election will be history! I am so very tired of it. I'm tired of hearing about the candidates. I'm tired of talking about the candidates. More...

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Pray before you vote

TO THE EDITOR I'm an NFL. I've been here for the past 15 years, my husband for over 5 years. And for the amount of taxes that my husband and I have paid to this county, I think I have the right to voice my opinion. More...

Sports

Devils beat Tigers in the rain; homecoming tonight

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Former Red Devils clash

Two former Red Devils clashed on the field when the Georgia Bulldogs faced Vanderbilt Saturday, October 18, at Sanford Stadium. Pictured are Brandon Barden, playing tight end for the Commodores, and UGA defensive end Jarius Wynn. More...

Fair comes to town Oct. 28

Celebrate fall while enjoying the games, rides, and food at the 56th Annual Lincoln County Fair, which starts Tuesday, October 28, and continues through Saturday, November 1. More...

Worship

Homecoming at Midway

Midway United Methodist Church will celebrate homecoming on Sunday, October 26. All former students of Midway School are invited to attend and join in the reminiscing, fellowship and food. Worship service begins at 11 a.m. 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...