April 23, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents invited to view decorations for prom at LCHS

The annual LCHS Junior-Senior Prom will be held Saturday, April 25, from 8 p.m. until 12 a.m. in the school cafeteria. The theme for the occasion is "A Night in Vegas. More...

Practice underway for Suessical the Musical

Mark your calendars! The LCHS Musical Theatre Class is preparing to present "Suessical the Musical" Thursday through Saturday, May 7-9. More...

Local talent will perform at park

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce and the Lincoln County Arts Council are hosting Southern Gospel Night in conjunction with the 22nd Annual Lewis Family Homecoming and Bluegrass Festival, set for April 30 through May 2 at Elijah Cla More...

Jobs and training for young people

Using funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Lincoln County Family Connection will sponsor a summer youth employment program. To qualify for the initiative, an individual must: .. Be 18 to 24 years of age. .. More...

News

Home Ideas

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Washington Little Theater Co. to hold auditions April 27

The Washington Little Theater Company will hold auditions for its summer production, The Dixie Swim Club, on Monday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Bolton Lunceford Playhouse. Show dates are August 6, 7, 8, and 9. More...

Miller to perform at Aiken playhouse

Karen Miller a fourteen year resident of Lincoln County and mother or four will be appearing in Taking A Chance On Love at the Aiken Community Playhouse showing April 17 thru May 2. More...

People

Kathy Clark and Trent Moore united in marriage April 10

Kathy Clark and Trent Moore were united in marriage on Friday, April 10, 2009 at Pisgah Schoolhouse in Somerset, Kentucky. Trent is the son of Lynn and Judson Pinson of Lincolnton and the grandson of Jim and Peggy Rigsby of Madison, Ga. More...

Leathersville News

.. Elaine and Erin Timmerman visited William and Lee Bentley on Monday and they were lunch guests together. .. Billy and Dottie Lagroon and Lisa Mahaffey have been recent visitors of Irene Bailey. .. More...

Parks celebrates first birthday with two parties

Maddox Lanier Parks, son of Mahaley Holloway Parks and Gary Parks, Jr., celebrated his first birthday with a birthday party on April 10, 2009, at his home in Reynolds. 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...

Feet will meet the pavement as Relay for Life gets underway Fri.

The Eighth Annual Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life will officially begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 24, at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. The theme for the relay is "Seasons of Hope. More...

Benefit concert to be held for Lewis Family Homeplace

The Lewis Family, the Easter Brothers, and Jeff and Sheri Easter are set to present a benefit concert on Tuesday, April 28, at 6 p.m. at the Lewis Family Homeplace on Lewis Family Road. More...

Rock hounds head to Graves Mountain

The Graves Mountain Rock Swap & Dig is set to begin Friday, April 24, and continue through Sunday, April 26. The mountain, which is considered "a scientific and geological wonder," will be open to prospectors and interested onlookers from 8 a.m. More...

Jurors named for civil trials

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear civil cases beginning Tuesday, April 28, at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Judge Harold A. Hinesley is scheduled to preside over the proceedings. More...

Awards and music will put spotlight on bands' achievements

The LCMS/LCHS Band Awards Ceremony and Spring Concert is set for Thursday, April 30, beginning at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

It's that time again, when thoughts of bikinis and sleeveless blouses strike horror in the minds of those who, like me, haven't been able to fit in a bikini since kindergarten and whose skin is the color of raw chicken. More...

Chamber Spotlight

During these economical times The Lincolnton - Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is giving back to our community and to our businesses at the same time. More...

Growing up alcohol free

Drinking alcohol can harm the growing body and brain. That's why it's important for young people to grow up alcohol-free. And it takes everyone to help young people choose not to drink alcohol. It takes you. More...

Opinions

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TO THE EDITOR

Unnecessary roughness

TO THE EDITOR Oh the irony to discover from the Merriam-Webster online dictionary their example of usage for the word opulent - "searching for an opulent window." Issues are not solved and disagreements are not settled on the editorial pages. More...

Fixing the imbalance

TO THE EDITOR: There was something in my letter last week to make everybody mad. What made you mad was anybody deciding what you do with your money. The school board decides citizens need less money so they raise taxes. That upsets citizens. More...

Obituaries

Robert G. Arnett

Robert G. "Hunter" Arnett, 59, of Ware Shoals, S.C., entered into rest Thursday, April 16, 2009 at his home. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 19 at Greenwood Memorial Gardens with Revs. Lamar Babb and Mark Lowe officiating. More...

Leon D. Morrison

Mr. Leon D. Morrison, 62, entered into rest March 31, 2009 at Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia. Mr. Morrison, born and raised in Lincoln County, was the youngest son of the late Minnie Booth Morrison and J. B. More...

Ida Ware Scott

Miss Ida Ware Scott, 23, of Goshen Street, entered into rest on Monday, April 13, 2009, in Appling, Georgia. More...