August 20, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

F&M Bank to hold ribbon cutting at Evans branch

At a time when the economic downturn is forcing many businesses to shrink, a local Washington/Lincolnton bank is strong enough to expand beyond the rural areas that have been its home for 60 years. More...

Sounds of Motown

"Motown" will be the theme of the halftime show presented by the LCHS Red Devil Pride Marching Band this fall. The band has worked many long hours to make the show a success. More...

Cheerleaders to host Meet the Devils August 27

The LCHS Varsity Cheerleaders will host "Meet the Devils" on Thursday, August 27, at 6:30 p.m. at Buddy Bufford Field. More...

News

FSA reauthorizes farm storage facility loan prog.

The 2008 Farm Bill reauthorized the Farm Service Agency's (FSA) Farm Storage Facility Loan Program (FSFL). The program provides lowinterest financing for producers to build or upgrade farm storage and handling facilities. More...

Sign-up period underway for Conservation Stewardship Prog.

The sign up period for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)is now underway with the first sign up period cutoff scheduled for September 30, 2009. More...

Upcoming events at the MACK

Clint Scott will begin another Art Class on Tuesday, August 25. This will be an 8-session class which will only cost $105. His classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. for 4 weeks. More...

Opinions

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TO THE EDITOR

No problems administration

In his letter to the editor in the August 6 Lincoln Journal, former District 4 Commissioner, Allen Walker suggested that we District 4 homeowners urge Commissioner Rob Robinson to vote against the county budget. More...

Obituaries

James Daniel Bennett

Mr. J.D. Bennett, 89, of Spearsville, La., entered into rest on Sunday, August 9, 2009 at the Northeast Louisiana War Veteran's Home in Monroe, La. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. More...

Kevin Lee Shelton

Mr. Kevin Lee Shelton, 30, of Rayle, Ga., entered into rest Saturday, August 15, 2009 in Rayle. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 19, at Rehoboth Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Russell Harper officiating. 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...

Steer and Heifer Show Shootout to be held at Serendipity Farm

The Second Annual "Lincoln County 4-H Steer and Heifer Show Shootout" will take place Saturday, August 22, at Serendipity Farm, the home of Katrina and Doug Harmon, on Lovelace Road. The event is scheduled to get underway at 6 p.m. More...

Red Devils to host Bulldogs Friday night

The LCHS Red Devils will have the opportunity to test their mettle during a pre-season scrimmage against the Class AAA Thomson Bulldogs. The game is set for Friday, August 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Buddy Bufford Field. More...

Forestry commission solicits citizens' input on state's forests

The Georgia Forestry Commission is asking citizens to provide input for a survey regarding issues affecting the state's forests. More...

Powell writes for national magazine

An article, written by Marcene Powell, an accountant with Powell & Associates, Inc. of Lincolnton, appears in the Summer 2009 issue of "TaxPro Journal," a magazine for tax professionals. More...

Networking at Welcome Center

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2009 Membership Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, August 13, at the Welcome Center, located in the Blanchard House. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I can't tell you what the population of the world is right now because I'm too lazy to look it up. I know we're multiplying though, at an alarming rate, obviously making it difficult to find names for babies that haven't already been used. More...

Across The Savannah

Don't Kill the Messenger

Stirring the pot. Not my thing. When it comes to writing these columns, I have one rule: nothing too controversial. More...

People

Fly fishing in Montana

Rod White (right) and his Uncle Robert joined other members of the White family for a week of fly fishing at Georgetown Lake in Montana. This is an annual event for "men only". More...

Leathersville News

.. Elaine Timmerman spent the day Wednesday with her parents, William and Lee Bentley. Chuck, Lisa and Ethan Mahaffey spent the day Saturday with them. .. Marion and Hilda Cliatt toured to New Mexico to see Hilda's brother, Tony McCarty. More...

FBLA members attend SLOTS

FBLA's fourth annual SLOTS (Student Leadership and Officer Training Session) was held at Madsion County High School in July. More...

Worship

Elder Thomas will speak at Mulberry CME revival

Presiding Elder Jane E. Thomas, first female Presiding Elder of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Sixth District, will be the guest speaker during the annual summer revival at the Mulberry CME Church, August 19-21, 7:00 p.m. nightly. More...