December 4, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Great bargains await all who attend holiday festival

Break out the holly, tinsel, and wrapping paper, the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce's Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne Festival launches into overdrive Saturday, December 6. More...

Breakfast delayed until next year

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce has announced that due to matters beyond its control, the annual "Breakfast with our Legislators," set for Thursday, December 11, has been postponed. More...

Community blood drive to be held at Lincolnton Baptist Dec. 6

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a "December's Unforgettable Gift Blood Drive" in Lincoln County on Saturday, December 6. The bloodmobile will be parked in the lot behind Lincolnton Baptist Church from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. More...

LCHS Art Club members compete in contest

Four members of the LCHS Art Club participated in the nation's oldest art competition, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Contest. More...

Sanders Family Christmas

The Sanders Family, last seen in "Smoke on the Mountain," will return to the Bolton Lunceford Playhouse in Washington December 4, 5, 6, and 7 for a production of the "Sanders Family Christmas." Reservations may be made by calling the Little T More...

News

Free flu vaccine offered to LCMS/HS students

Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends that all children 6 months to 18 years get vaccinated against the flu each year? More...

Accepting applications for Head Start prog.

CSRA EOA, Inc. Head Start are accepting applications for children who turned three years old by Sept. 1. Applications can be obtained at Lincoln County Head Start, 576 Metasville Rd., Lincolnton, (706- 359-5190) Mon. - Fri. from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. More...

Spreading the good news

Anna Joy Garrard, age 4, is shown here passing out a Bible verse to Jandi Matthews at Farmers & Merchants Bank. More...

Sports

Devils beat Wilcox 27-12 in quarterfinal

The rain and fog were almost as thick as the immense crowd at Buddy Bufford Stadium on Friday, November 28, as the Red Devils played the third-round playoff game against the Wilcox County Patriots. More...

Wesleyan playing on new ground; game with Devils is Friday at 7:30

The Wesleyan Wolves have been playing football for only about 10 years and this year they're breaking a lot of new ground. More...

Bulldog senior honored Sat.

Former Red Devil Jarius Wynn was one of the UGA Bulldog seniors recognized just before the Georgia Tech game last Saturday in Sanford Stadium. 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...

City votes to raise rates for water sold to county

The Lincolnton City Council voted to raise the cost of the water that it sells to Lincoln County at the group's regular meeting held Monday, December 1, at City Hall. More...

Drop off a new toy today!

Employees of the Huddle House are holding a toy drive for the needy children of the community. More...

Bands to perform Christmas concert in auditorium Dec. 11

Bands from LCHS and LCMS will present their annual Christmas concert on Thursday, December 11, beginning at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. More...

Remembering for posterity

The Memory Lane project is in full swing at the Lincoln County Library. Each month, representatives of the various communities in the county visit the library and reminisce about life in the olden days, with everything recorded for posterity. More...

Church expansion

Renovations are currently underway at Lincolnton Baptist Church. The church is expanding its fellowship hall, which will feature a larger kitchen as well as additional seating. The project is expected to reach completion in March. More...

Editorial Page

Capital One e-mail phishing scam

The Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs is warming consumers about an email phishing scam designed to look like an alert from Capital One. The email informs customers that their account may have been accessed from an unauthorized computer. More...

Political Cartoon

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Mathews reports on political rally

JB Mathews, Lincoln County Coordinator for Saxby '08 attended the political rally held in Augusta on Monday, December 1 which included as one of the event speakers Gov. Sarah Palin. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Marion Cliatt, Raymond Timmerman and Lee Bentley enjoyed the football game Friday night. Elaine, Hilda and Lee enjoyed being together and had sausage biscuits and dessert for all when the game was over. .. More...

Lucinda Marie Collins weds Clay Smith Nov. 1

Lucinda Marie Collins and Clay Smith were united in marriage at First Baptist Church in Augusta, Georgia on November 1, 2008 at six o'clock in the evening. Dr. Wayne Hunsucker performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

GRACE HILL BRENNAN

Brian and Dana Brennan are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Hill, born October 31, 2008 at 9:44 a.m. at Trinity Hospital in Augusta. She weighed six pounds, eleven ounces and was twenty inches long. More...

Obituaries

Welcome S. Holloway Sr.

Mr. Welcome S. Holloway Sr., 83, of Eubank Drive, Appling, Ga., entered into rest Monday, November 24, 2008 at Doctor's Hospital, Augusta, Ga. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 26 at Double Branches Baptist Church. More...

John William Powell Sr.

Mr. John William Powell Sr., 80, entered into rest on Thursday, November 27, 2008 at Doctors Hospital. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 30, at Platt's Belair Road Chapel with the Rev. Troy Pennington officiating. More...