February 12, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Civil lawsuit dismissed by U.S. District Court

A civil lawsuit filed against Sheriff Gerald Lawson by Ernie Guthrie, a local businessman, was dismissed by the United States District Court in Augusta in an order entered on Monday, February 2. More...

Crowd turns out in support of county worker

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held a called meeting on Thursday, February 5, at the courthouse to discuss a personnel issue. More...

City to allow extension service to operate a farmers' market

The Lincolnton City Council granted a business license for the operation of a farmer's market on a parcel of land belonging to Lincoln County at its regular meeting held Monday, February 1. More...

Special program will honor Gen. Clark at park Sunday

Elijah Clark State Park will host a special program honoring Gen. Clark at 11 a.m. on Sunday, February 15. The event is being held in conjunction with ceremonies commemorating the 229th anniversary of the Battle of Kettle Creek in Wilkes County. More...

News

Pre-K registration beings March 18

The Lincoln County Georgia Pre- K Program will begin registration for 2009-2010 school year on Wednesday, March 18 at the Lincoln County Board of Education Office, 423 Metasville Road, beginning at 8 a.m. More...

Republican party essay contest

The Lincoln County Republican Party will once again award a scholarship to a college bound Lincoln County High School senior in Congressman Norwood's honor. The merit scholarship will be awarded based on an essay prepared by applicants. More...

Doss is guest speaker at TLS&PS dinner meeting

The Thurmond Lake Sail and Power Squadron held their monthly meeting on January 23 at the Lincoln County Senior Center in Lincolnton. Ernie Doss, Director of Emergency Services for Lincoln County was the invited speaker, along with his wife Mandy. More...

Opinions

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Hard choices must be made

TO THE EDITOR It's a good time for all of us to be wise and frugal with income and expenditures, and that certainly includes government. More...

No Wild Game Supper

TO THE EDITOR Can you believe another year has come and gone and it's time for the Wild Game Supper at Anthony Chapel again. Seems like only yesterday. This would have been our 33rd year. 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...

County amends budget to reflect cuts in equipment and employee salaries

Cuts were made in the FY 2009 budget at a called meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Tuesday, February 3, in the commissioners' chambers at the courthouse. More...

Rogers indicted on theft by taking and fraud charges

Dorcas Jane Rogers, 47, of Nichols, South Carolina, was indicted on two counts of theft by taking and one count of deposit account fraud when the Lincoln County Grand Jury met Monday, February 2. Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. More...

CTAE students make presentation to board at its regular meeting

The LCHS Career, Technical, and Agriculture Education (CTAE) Department made an impressive presentation to the Lincoln County Board of Education at the group's regular meeting held Tuesday, February 3. More...

Pageant winners

The winners of the 2009 Lincoln Young Miss Pageant, held Thursday, January 29, were: (seated, l-r) Emilie Bolton, first runner-up, Wee Young Miss; Katie Vickery, first runner-up, Tiny Young Miss; (standing) Felisha Paradise, first runner-up, More...

Chamber board of directors

The members of the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce's 2009 Board of Directors are: (front row, l-r) Michelle Wilson, Jill McKinney, Melissa Burgess, Judy Jordan, Rita Hussey, Matt Ivey, (back row) Michelle Bradley, Coty Davis, Will More...

Residents invited to discuss lake levels at meeting

A public forum will be held Tuesday, February 17, at 7 p.m. in the courtroom on the second floor of the Lincoln County Courthouse to discuss the economic impact of low lake levels on Lincoln County businesses, citizens, and governments. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

On Friday, February 6, at 11:51 a.m. a miracle happened, a miracle that came in the form of a 7 lb. 3 oz. bundle of joy named Kate Ansley McGee, our very first grandchild. More...

News for Families & Consumers

Shop around for tax prep service

As tax season rolls around many people look for help to prepare and file their returns. While some will prepare their own returns, most will turn to local tax services and pay to have their taxes filed. Not all tax preparation services are alike. More...

Across The Savannah

Clark Hill Lake: A Pressing matter

I've been following the discussions about Clark Hill Lake's low levels. Seems like the water's been down forever and friends of the lake have reason to be upset. I'm not getting into the issues involving the U.S. Army corps of Engineers. More...

People

Visiting the Big Easy

This group of travelers are seen with a copy of their Journal on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. They had also visited Biloxi, Mississippi. More...

Erin L. Timmerman to wed Derek W. Cooper June 20

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Timmerman of North Augusta announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Erin Leigh Timmerman, to Mr. Derek Wayne Cooper of North Augusta, son of Mr. and Mrs. Danny R. Fincher of North Augusta and of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Leathersville News

.. Lois Fizer visited in the William Bentley home Friday morning. .. Wayne Bentley visited in the William Bentley home on Saturday morning. .. Billy and Dottie Lagroon of Mc- Cormick visited Irene Bailey on Friday. .. More...