September 10, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber seeks nominations for this year's grand marshal

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations from the general public for grand marshal of the 2009 Lincolnton Christmas Parade. More...

Little bitty cars go beep, beep, beep

It's a sight that is becoming more and more common — the "smart fortwo car." The car is 8.8-feet long, 5.1-feet high, and 5.1 feet wide. In fact, two smart cars will fit in an average parking space. Holding 8. More...

News

FBLA kickoff social

Future Business Leader's of America (FBLA) had its kickoff social at Papa's Pizza on Monday, Aug 31. Thirty one students joined Mrs. Dukes, Adviser, to meet and network while enjoying pizza. More...

IRS reminds Georgians of first time homebuyer credit deadline

With the December 1st deadline approaching, "now is the time to act for qualifying Georgians who are considering purchasing a home," said Internal Revenue Service Spokesperson Mark S. Green. More...

Activities planned at the MACK

Although Gary Marathon's career as an artist began with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Rhode Island School of Design, it was twentyfive years before he actually devoted himself to fine arts. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Herb Kimberly and Susan Bryant visited in the William Bentley home on Tuesday. Rev. Deryl Odom visited Monday afternoon. .. Herb Kimberly, Rev. Deryl Odom and Ruby and Jimmy Pope visited Art and Lois Fizer. .. More...

Allison Elizabeth McGill weds Timothy Justin Stovall May 23

Allison Elizabeth McGill and Timothy Justin Stovall were united in marriage , Saturday, May 23, 2009 at six o'clock in the evening at Double Branches Baptist Church. Rev. William F. Harnell, grandfather of the bride, officiated at the ceremony. More...

Jennifer Lyn Tankersley weds Charles Ollie Templeton III

Jennifer Lyn Tankersley and Charles Ollie Templeton, III of Valdosta were united in marriage Saturday, June 27, 2009 at eleven thirty in the morning at Madison Baptist Church in Madison with Dr. James E. Ross officiating. More...

Board sets millage rates for bond debt and M&O

Millage rates for FY 2010 were set by the Lincoln County Board of Education at its regular meeting held Tuesday, September 1. The millage rates are as follows: .. Maintenance and Operation: 14.997 mills, compared to 14.877 mills for FY 2009. More...

Copies of Confederate Veteran magazines available at library

Patrons of the Lincoln County Library may now view copies of three "Confederate Veteran" magazines, published in November of 1907; December, 1907; and September, 1909. More...

Candidates unopposed; no municipal election

Qualifying for three seats on the Lincolnton City Council was held Monday, August 31, through Wednesday, September 2, at City Hall. More...

Editorial Page

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: I've heard that hybrid engine technology is now being used to power boats. What's happening with that? — D. More...

Across The Savannah

Your Life Story...

What if you knew you had six months to live? It's a question I pose to students in a course I teach, "Memoir, Your Life Story." What might you write about your time in this world? Think about that. More...

Sports

She's safe at second

Taylor Fernandes, a member of the LCHS Softball Team, slides into second to capture another base for the Lady Devils in a game against Lucy C. Laney Comprehensive High School (LLCHS). More...

Devils slow at first but blast in last to win 28-6

The lights were shining with a bright, powerful glow. The fans were packed into the stands, ready to see what would unfold on the field. The players entered the field to thunderous applause, 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...