March 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Community mourns loss of former county commissioner

The community was saddened to learn that former Lincoln County commissioner Allen Goldman, 88, died Tuesday, March 10, at his residence. Born in 1920 to Dolie and Hobson Goldman, Mr. More...

Community dedicates marker at site of historic schoolhouse

A crowd of 160 people gathered at First Baptist Church on Saturday, March 14, for the unveiling of a historical marker at the site of the Lincolnton Colored School, formerly known as the First Baptist Elementary School. More...

News

Be prepare: 2009 tax advice

April 15, the 2009 tax deadline, is near. Remember, not all tax services are the same and that some things have changed, say financial experts with the University of Georgia. "Shopping around for a tax service makes a difference. More...

Ten free trees offered to new March members

There's no better way to celebrate the arrival of spring than by planting trees, and the Arbor Day Foundation is offering a way for everyone to take part. More...

Little League registration continues through March 21

Registration to play Lincoln County Little League Baseball is currently underway at four convenient locations: Farmers & Merchants Bank, Goldman & Wengrow's, Cliatt Crossing, and the Lincoln County Water Department. More...

Opinions

TO THE EDITOR

Pool safely maintained

TO THE EDITOR I would like to let the citizens of Lincoln County know that the recent letter most of us received in the mail titled The Truth…..did not have all the facts about the swimming pool. More...

You do the math!

TO THE EDITOR I, Charlie Murray, owner of Charlies Lawn Care, and family would like to thank Lincoln County for their business for the past years. More...

Sailors appreciate hospitality

TO THE EDITOR I would like to thank all the members of the American Legion for a wonderful meal and all of their hospitality on Friday night. More...

Obituaries

Harold Allen Goldman Sr.

Mr. Harold Allen Goldman, Sr., 88 of Washington Hwy., Lincolnton, entered into rest on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, at Lincolnton Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Tammy Tallent Padgett

Ms. Tammy Tallent Padgett, 43, of McDonough entered into rest March 1, 2009. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 6, 2009 from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Pastor Ralph Easterwood officiating. More...

County pool will open June 1; shortfall is drastically reduced

The Jessie Gunby Aquatic Center at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex will be open for business this summer! The announcement was made at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, March 12. More...

Benefit basketball game features preachers, teachers and staff

The pastors of the Lincoln County Ministerial Association have challenged the faculty and staff of the Lincoln County School System to a friendly game of basketball — all in the name of charity. More...

Justice reports on departmental activities for city

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Jim Justice. According to the chief, the following arrests were made in the city: .. Sally Wright, 25, of Lincolnton, charged with disorderly conduct. More...

Broun will bring Congress on the Square to chamber

Congressman Paul Broun recently announced that he will bring the services of his congressional office directly to his constituents through an initiative called "Congress on the Square." On Wednesday, March 25, Broun will set up a "mobile office" i More...

LCHS goes M.A.D. Monday

The 25th Annual M.A.D. (Music, Art, and Drama) Night, sponsored by the LCMS/LCHS Fine Arts Department, will be held Monday, March 23, beginning at 7 p.m. at LCHS. More...

Editorial Page

EarthTalkTM

Dear EarthTalk: What are some of the leading proposed technological fixes for staving off global warming, and how feasible are they? More...

News for Families & Consumers

The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension

In May 2009, Social Security will distribute a one-time payment of $250 to Social Security and Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries. They payments are provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. More...

Across The Savannah

Summer Days Gone By

With winter's end near, some nostalgia might us get through the last few cold days. Was there a more exhilarating high than school's last day? Stepping off the school grounds for the last time, you felt weightless. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Marion Cliatt and William Bentley enjoyed fishing together Monday afternoon. .. Marion and Hilda Cliatt, Alma Amason and Holly Cartledge visited Irene Bailey recently. .. More...

Sports

Parks wins BFL Championship win

For Woody Parks of Lincolnton, Ga., the chances to make meaningful casts on Bull Shoals Lake were less abundant than he would have liked. However, he took full advantage of those he got and ended up winning the BFL Championship. More...

Turkey hunters prepare for opening day March 21

Turkey hunters across the state are dusting off their calls in preparation for the upcoming turkey season. Opening day is Saturday, Mar. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

PUBLIC COMMENT NOTICE BR000-0001-00(370) LINCOLN COUNTY, PI# 0001370 Public comment notice is given that Surface Transportation Program funding in the total amount of $14,287, 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...