January 8, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Swearing in ceremony

Several local officials were sworn in by Chief Superior Court Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. during a special ceremony held Tuesday, December 30, at the Lincoln County Courthouse. More...

News

Sparks completes basic training for U.S. Navy in Ill.

Navy Seaman Recruit Brandon F. Sparks, son of Kelly S. Sparks of Lincolnton, Ga. and Brian K. Sparks of Lincolnton, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Tree seedlings available to Georgians

The Georgia Forestry Commission is offering residents an inexpensive way to help the environment, reduce energy costs, beautify landscapes, and attract wildlife. Tree seedlings grown at the GFC Nursery provide these benefits and more. More...

Goldman takes top honors at steer show

Lincoln Co. 4-H Show team had a busy weekend on December 13-14, 2008 at the UGA Livestock Instructional Arena. Show team members and their steers and heifers were turning heads throughout the weekend. More...

Opinions

Political Cartoon

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Proud of county services

TO THE EDITOR I am an NLF (not from Lincolnton), although I have been living here for fifteen years. During this time I have seen nothing but progress from the county commissioners. More...

Let's all work together

TO THE EDITOR The citizens of Lincoln County have chosen new leaders with the expectation of great things. More...

Sports

Chiefs finish season with perfect record

The Lincoln County Recreation Football team champions, Chiefs, finished the season with a perfect 6- 0 record. More...

Obituaries

James Edward Aycock

Mr. James Edward Aycock, 86, of Elam Heights entered into rest on Thursday, January 1, 2009 at University Hospital, Augusta, Ga. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 3, at Lincolnton Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Jasper Johnson

Mr. Jasper Johnson, 63, of the Metasville Community, entered into rest Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Friday, December 12 at Beulah Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Bernie Leon Sims

Bernie Leon "B.L." Sims, 90, of Decatur, Ala., went to be with his Heavenly Father, whom he faithfully served, on Monday, December 29, 2008. Funeral service were held at 2 p.m. More...

City awards two contracts for sewerage system improvements

The City of Lincolnton awarded two contracts for sewerage system improvements at its regular meeting held Monday, January 5. Kenny Green, an engineer with the firm of G. More...

Kick-off celebration to be held for ACS Relay for Life

A celebration will be held Monday, January 12, at 6 p.m. at Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church to kick off Lincoln County's Eighth Annual American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life. More...

Year in Review recaps final six months of 2008

JULY 3 - - The "Thunder Over Thurmond" fireworks extravaganza will light up the lake July 5...Julie Bennett will join the UGA Redcoat Band's flag line in the fall...Water levels at Clark's Hill Lake are running almost 11 feet below full pool... More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I have decided to forgo any resolutions this New Year and focus on one bad habit that others and I share and I would like to improve upon. Ungratefulness. Everywhere I go it seems people get ruder by the day. More...

News for Families & Consumers

Storing kitchen staples

Are you ever afraid to open your cupboard doors and look too closely? Do you wonder if that flour, sugar, baking powder or baking soda should be thrown out even if they look okay? Do they ever get too old to use? More...

Across The Savannah

Fear of the Unknown

Several Hispanics were sitting at a table in a restaurant, and the waitress was having a hard time taking their order. I overheard a man say that if you move to this country, you'd better learn to speak English. More...

People

McGee and Sims exchange vows in Scottish highland wedding ceremony

Rondi Waller McGee of Charlotte, N.C. and Thomas Nim Sims of Lincolnton exchanged wedding vows in a Scottish highland wedding ceremony on Friday, December 12 at one o'clock in the afternoon at Dornoch Cathedral in Dornoch, Scotland. Rev. More...

Bobbie Jean Blohm weds Christopher A. Powers Nov. 29

Bobbie Jean Blohm and Christopher Andrew Powers were united in marriage at Morningside Baptist Church in Lincolnton on November 29, 2008 at three o'clock in the afternoon. Daniel B. Fernandez performed the ceremony. More...

Leathersville News

.. Cathy Chastain, Lacey Chastain and Donna Palmer visited Irene Bailey recently. .. Trudy Edmunds and Alicia Bryant visited in the William Bentley home Monday afternoon. .. 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...