June 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Ashley Banks starts job as dev. authority director

Ashley Banks took over the reins of the Lincoln County Development Authority Monday, June 1. She is replacing former executive director Alana Burke, who retired earlier this year. More...

Blues and Barbecue to be held June 20 at historical park

A celebration of "Blues and Barbecue" will be held Saturday, June 20, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Lincoln County Historical Park on Lumber Street. More...

Fishing competition reels in GSU students

(Editor's note: Kyle Giella is the son of Priscilla and Stephen Giella of Lincolnton. The story is reprinted courtesy of the Savannah Morning News.) Kyle Giella loves to fish but he just wasn't sure how to reel in Georgia Southern. More...

News

Activities planned at the MACK

The Sixth Annual Juried Photography Exhibition is coming up in July. All entries for the juried photography competition will be received on June 13 by appointment, and June 15 and 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. More...

Completing the course

Eighteen ladies recently completed 94 hours of class and clinical hours to be certified as nursing assistants in the State of Georgia. More...

Blues and BBQ event to be held at historical park

A "Blues and BBQ" event will be held Sat., June 20, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Lincoln County Historical Park. Local artist will also be showing their works of art throughout the historical park during the day. More...

Opinions

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TO THE EDITOR

Flame burns again

TO THE EDITOR How great it is to see that the Eternal Flame is now in its fitting place at the Lincoln County Courthouse, and is lighting the way for our fallen solders. More...

Upset over theft

TO THE EDITOR Who would have ever thought that someone would steal a potted mandevilla at my mailbox? But, they did. More...

Obituaries

Melva M. Crook

Mrs. Melva M. Crook ,89, wife of the late Claude H. Crook, Augusta Highway entered into rest on Sunday, June 7, 2009 at Barrow Regional Medical Center, Winder, Georgia. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. More...

Georgia Isaiah Hoffman

Mr. George Isaiah Hoffman, 93, of McCormick, died at his home Thursday, June 4, 2009. A memorial service will be held at Lutheran Church by the Lake, McCormick, S.C. at 2 p.m., on June 16. More...

David William Noe

Mr. David William Noe, 54, of McCormick, SC, died Thursday, June 4, 2009 at Self Regional Medical Center in Greenwood, SC. More...

BOE rejects proposed budget; requests additional reductions

A tentative FY 2010 General Fund Budget, with total estimated expenditures of $12,648,660, was presented to the Lincoln County Board of Education by School Superintendent Randall Edmunds and System Comptroller Kaye Bufford at the group's regular me More...

Aycock retires from Georgia Power; Kelly steps in to fill vacant position

Jim Aycock, former manager of the local Georgia Power offices in Lincolnton and Warrenton, was honored recently for his 40 years of service to the company. More...

Former chief jailer charged with theft of government funds

Ruby Crawford Pratt, 45, of McCormick, South Carolina, former chief jailer at the Lincoln County Law Enforcement Center, was arrested Friday, June 5, and charged with 10 counts of theft by taking government funds. More...

Library benefactor celebrates 83rd birthday

A group of young friends treated John Cullars McCrimmon to a party at the Lincoln County Library in celebration of both his 83rd birthday and all he has done to make the library a better place. More...

Expo is a huge success

With approximately 1,500 visitors, the first-ever Clark Hill Outdoor Expo, held May 30 at the American Legion Fairgrounds, was a huge success. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

My generation of "baby boomers" is getting older and we, unlike our predecessors, don't like it one little bit. After all, we are the youth-obsessed generation whose lives really did begin at forty! More...

Review, report and repair credit

People are tightening their economic belts these days, and so are banks. The days of limitless credit may be over. However, it's still a valuable financial tool if managed wisely, says a University of Georgia financial expert. More...

Across The Savannah

"Summer time and the living is easy, fish are jumping ..." Fishing and summertime go together like iced tea and lemon, like a cane pole and crickets. The days I spent as a boy fishing were some of my best. More...

People

Allison Land to wed John Echols August 15

Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Standard of Washington announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Land, to John Echols, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Echols, also of Washington. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Silvey's honored at couple's baby shower May 9

Brent and Ashley Silvey of Cleveland, Tenn., were honored during the Jackson family reunion at a couple's baby shower held Saturday, May 9, in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Washington. More...

Hinson named to Dean's List at Reinhardt College

Tyler Hinson of Lincolnton, Ga. was among the 338 students named to the Reinhardt College Dean's List for spring semester 2009. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE Probate Court of Lincoln County Re: Petition of Sharon F. Kohli for discharge from office as administrator of the estate of Ruth e. Fiester, deceased. To: All interested parties. 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...