November 6, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Marlows selected as grand marshals

LaVina Marlow and her husband, James B. "Buddy" Marlow, Sr., who passed away on October 17 of this year, have been selected as the grand marshals of the 2008 Lincolnton Holiday Parade, which will be held Saturday, December 6, beginning at 4:30 p.m. More...

Secret Santa program well underway at Huddle House

Employees of the Huddle House are once again holding a toy drive for the needy children of the community. Last November, staff members sprang into action when they realized that no one was sponsoring a "Secret Santa Program" in Lincoln County. More...

News

News for Families & Consumers

Cooking for groups

A Cooking for Groups class will be held November 17 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at The Lincoln Center. With the holiday season right around the corner for many this means more parties, family gatherings or church socials including food. 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...

LCHS Career, Technical and Agriculture Education Advisory Council meets

The Lincoln County High School Career, Technical, and Agriculture Education Advisory Council met on October 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Healthcare Science Technology lab. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Halloween Traditions Across the Years

(Editor's Note: The World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party forced Tom to write his column early this week.) I hear we have to elect a president. More...

Sports

Defense spectacular as Devils blank Wilkinson

In the Halloween spirit, cheerleaders and band members helped make last Friday's win over the Wilkinson Warriors a real "Thriller" as the Red Devils clinched yet another region title. More...

Obituaries

Herbert B. Williams

Mr. Herbert B. "Benny" Williams, 55, of Ralph Goolsby Road entered into rest Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta, Ga. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. More...

William Boyce Paradise Sr.

Mr. William Boyce Paradise, Sr., 75, of Washington Hwy. entered into rest on Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Friday, October 31, at Loco Baptist Church with Revs. 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...

Johnson, Lawson take top offices

In the wake of ill feelings, political signage off the charts, and much speculation in the community, the November 4 General/Nonpartisan Election has finally made its way to the history books. More...

City purchases garbage truck; expresses sympathy to Marlows

The City of Lincolnton voted to purchase a new garbage truck at its regular meeting held Monday, November 3. The purchase will be funded by a grant/loan from USDA-RD (Rural Development). More...

Hinesley disposes of two cases during criminal trail week

Two cases were disposed of during criminal trial week, held at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Judge Harold A. Hinesley presided over the special session of superior court. During the proceedings, Harvey Olin Hamlet, Jr. More...

Poker Run and Trail Ride will benefit Freeman

A "Poker Run & Trail Ride" for bikers and cowboys will be held Saturday, November 8, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Bussey Point Recreation Area to benefit Gena Tankersley Freeman, who suffered a stroke earlier this year. More...

Homecoming court

The members of the 2008 Homecoming Court at LCHS were featured during a special halftime show held Friday, October 24, when the Red Devils met Hancock Central at Buddy Bufford Field. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I don't know when my love of boiled (or "boylled" as we say around here) peanuts began but it has lasted sixty years and I've never lost a taste for them in all that time. More...

Cartoon

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Remarkable Georgians

TO THE EDITOR That some mighty special people inhabit the great state of Georgia became clear to us fourteen years ago when my niece Kelly married a Georgia boy, Patrick Jones of Athens. More...

People

Ashlyn N. Winfrey and Charles R. Reese exchange vows Oct. 4

Ashlyn Nicole Winfrey and Charles Ryan Reese of Evans exchanged wedding vows in a beautiful outdoor ceremony at the home of the bride's parents at 206 East Robert Toombs Avenue in Washington Saturday, October 4, at six thirty-o'clock in the evening More...

Two new great-grandchildren

William Norman of Lincolnton was recently blessed with the births of two new great-grandchildren, making a total of 13 great-grands to enjoy! More...

Leathersville News

.. William and Lee Bentley and Jane Young spent Monday in Greenwood at Self Memorial Hospital with their sister, Brenda Bowick. She had surgery, is doing all right, is home but still needs our prayers. .. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

INVITATION TO BID The Lincoln County Development Authority is now taking bids for the Restoration, Repair and Painting of The Welcome Center @ 112 N. More...