October 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Local man pleads guilty to criminal solicitation

A Lincoln County man pleaded guilty to criminal solicitation during the October Term of the Lincoln County Superior Court. Judge Harold A. Hinesley presided over the proceedings. More...

Don't forget to set your clocks back one hour

Local residents are reminded to set their clocks back one hour when Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 1. Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. More...

Miss Freshwater Coast

Quanesha Sims, who is shown with her Little Princess, Jayda Maya, was crowned Miss Freshwater Coast during a pageant held Saturday, October 17, in the LCHS Auditorium. More...

Chamber to host Ghostly Graveyard at the Welcome Center Sat. evening

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce and the Lincoln County Development Authority are set to present the "Ghostly Graveyard at the Welcome Center" from 5 until 8 p.m. Saturday, October 31. More...

T.J. & Friends to visit

Charlie Wright, who is fighting cancer, is shown with a $500 check from the T.J. & Friends Cancer Foundation, based in Elberton. More...

News

Samuel Elbert Chapter of SAR to honor Whigs at RRSP Dec. 5

The Samuel Elbert Chapter of the SAR will have a commemoration service to honor the Whigs who fought at the mouth of Vans Creek and the Savannah River on Feb. 11 1779 at 11 a.m., Dec. 5 at the Richard Russell State Park beach area in Elbert County. More...

What's happening in FBLA

Future Business Leaders of America has so far had an active year. Lincoln County High School's FBLA chapter currently has 79 members. We started off the year with a CTAE joint donut fundraiser to help students pay for their dues and trips. More...

Pioneer Day preparations continue

Members of the Lincoln County Historical Society picked turnip greens from the garden of Buddy and Nobie Dean Hawes to prepare one of the southern cooking delicacies as part of Pioneer Day. More...

People

Saggus graduates from ROTC at Fort Lewis, Wash.

Cassie Jo S. Saggus graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash. More...

Leathersville News

.. Wayne Bentley visited in the William and Lee Bentley home Monday. .. Margie Smalley visited William and Lee Bentley on Wednesday and brought lunch for them. We have the most wonderful friends and we are so proud to be a part of this community. More...

BRYSON CASH ANDERSON

Charlie and Casie Anderson of Lincolnton are proud to announce the birth of their son, Bryson Cash Anderson on August 22, 2009 at 2:33 am at the Medical College of Georgia. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

NA meetings N.A. meetings are held at the Lincoln County Library from 6 - 7 p.m. every Friday. For more information, please call 706-359-5808. More...

Twelve young ladies vie for title of Miss LCHS tonight

The Miss LCHS Pageant will be held tonight (Thursday) beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the LCHS Auditorium. The emcee for the evening is Brad Means, an anchorman with WJBF News Channel 6 in Augusta. More...

Senior citizens encouraged to apply for assistance with home heating

The CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority, Inc. (EOA) will be taking applications from the elderly (65 years of age or older) for assistance with home heating costs on Monday, November 1, and Tuesday, November 2, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. More...

Public invited to Eerie Guts home for Halloween

The "Fourth Annual Haunted Halloween Spooktacular" will be held Saturday, October 31, beginning at 7 p.m. at the "Eerie Guts House" also known as the home of Ernie and Renee Guthrie at 125 Goshen Street. More...

DOT will host open house to discuss bridge

If all goes as planned, a new concrete bridge will span Little River to connect Lincoln County with Columbia County. Construction is not scheduled to begin until 2014. More...

Ladies auxiliary wages war against germs

Members of the Thomas-Lane American Legion Post 597 Ladies Auxiliary recently presented LCES, LCMS, and LCHS with bottles of hand sanitizer. More...

Getting in the holiday spirit

Using a pumpkin for bait in observance of Halloween, Nelson Brooks is shown trying to catch some of the pesky "hydrazilla" (hydrilla) growing in Clark's Hill Lake. More...

Food pantry in need of fixin's for Thanksgiving

Volunteers with the Lincoln County Food Pantry are working hard to stock the shelves for the upcoming holidays. Among the items needed for Thanksgiving are corn meal, green beans, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and canned yams. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Lest you think this column is destined to be a running commentary on all my aches and pains, let me assure you; it is not. I know there is nothing more boring than a whiner who insists on sharing all his health issues with anybody who will listen. More...

Across The Savannah

Remembering Lincolnton's Green Building

Lincoln County had the original "green" building, though it was by no means environmentally friendly. It was just the opposite, a drafty building with creaky floors, loose windows, and a spooky basement filled with coal. More...

Opinions

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TO THE EDITOR

Keep campaign promises

TO THE EDITOR " Why can't the people of Lincoln County get a tax freeze?" Wade Johnson asked this question on September 11, 2008 in a political ad placed in this newspaper. Mr. Johnson stated and I quote, "We can and it will be my goal to do so! More...

Sports

Big buck

Jim Collins harvested this huge eight point buck on October 24 at Collins Kountry Farm in Lincoln County. More...

Obituaries

Montine Edwards

Mrs. Montine Edwards, 82, of Broad River Scenic Dr., entered into rest on Monday, October 19, 2009 at University Hospital. A memorial service to celebrate the life and homegoing of Mrs. Edwards was held at 3 p.m. More...

Edward W. Fanning

Mr. Edward W. Fanning, III, 84, of McCormick S.C., entered into rest on Monday, October 19, 2009 at Savannah Heights Living Center. No formal service was held. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. More...

Sylvester Glaze

Sylvester Glaze, 81, of Reading, Penn., entered into rest October 18, 2009 at Manor Care Nursing Home. Born in Charlotte, N.C. on June 13, 1928 and raised in Lincolnton, he was the son of the late John Henry and Betty Lou (Rouse) Glaze. More...