November 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Jerry Stone selected as grand marshal of chamber parade

Jerry Stone has been selected as the grand marshal of the 2009 Lincolnton Christmas Parade, which will be held Saturday, December 5, beginning at 4 p.m. More...

Perkins crowned Miss LCHS

The winners of the Miss LCHS Pageant held Thursday, October 29, in the LCHS Auditorium were: (l-r) Behren Bass, Miss Freshman; Sherne'A Jones, Miss Sophomore and Miss Photogenic; Brittany Perkins, Miss LCHS; Hailee McQuigg, Miss Senior; Elizabe More...

News

Walton competes with UGA team in NCPA competition

Lincoln County native LeAnn Walton recently served as captain of a team of four students from the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy in creating a mock business plan for buying out and improving an independent pharmacy. More...

LCMS Student Council elects officers

The Lincoln County Middle School Student Council representatives and officers were recently elected. The LCMS Student Council is a school and community service organization which promotes school spirit as well as volunteerism in community events. More...

Silent auction and bake sale at luncheon

The Savannah River Christian Women's Connection invites you to be a part of our family as we hold our November luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 11. The luncheon will be held at the Tara Country Club from 12:30 until 2 p.m. More...

Sports

Wildcats win

Tanner Ketchum a seventh grader at LCMS and a second baseman for the Thomson Wildcats 12 under USSSA travel baseball team won their first tournament of the 2010 season at the Savannah River Slugfest Oct 10 & 11 in North Augusta, More...

Devils clinch championship with Wilkinson win, 10-6

Last week, the Lincoln County High School Red Devils played in perhaps the most crucial - and least predictable - regular season game of the 2009 season. More...

Region 7-A SCHEDULES and SCORES

LINCOLN 8-1 14 Greene Co. 7 28 McCormick 6 22 Hephzibah 16 0 Abbeville 21 20 Commerce 12 37 Aquinas 0 10 W-Wilkes 7 41 Hancock 0 10 Wilkinson 6 11/6 Warren Co. GLASCOCK 1-8 12 Warren Co. 42 16 SW Atl. Chr. More...

Worship

Wade Hammond will be guest speaker at Rehoboth

Rehoboth Baptist Church is excited to announce Wade Hammond will be returning to lead in a time of praise and worship. Wade Hammond is a Dove Award Nominee who has appeared on TBN, The Miracle Channel, and on Family Net. More...

Clark Family Gospel Singers celebrate anniversary

The Clark Family Gospel Singers celebrated their second anniversary in Abbeville, S.C. at Faith Outreach Community Church. Pictured are, (l-r): Jeanette Norman of Calhoun Falls, S.C. 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. Adult softball reg. More...

City in good financial shape; discusses road paving project

"Financially, the City of Lincolnton is in good shape — it's still strong," noted CPA Steve Albertson at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Monday, November 2. More...

Subway's Jared Fogle presents grand prize to Macey O'Neal

Fourth-grader Macey O'Neal created quite a bit of excitement at LCES when she received a visit from Jared Fogle, a national spokesman for Subway restaurants. More...

Carole Bufford performs at the Lincoln Center in New York City

Lincoln County native Carole Bufford was named second runnerup in "The MetroStar Talent Challenge," which led to a show-stopping performance at the Lincoln Center in New York City. More...

LCHS seniors will spend the day applying to colleges in Georgia

LCHS is one of 45 high schools from across the state selected to participate in the Second Annual "Georgia Apply to College Week (GACW)," November 9-13. More...

Miss May

Emma Smith of Lincolnton is featured in the "Portraits of Life" calendar for 2010. Published by the University Health Care System, the calendar contains photographs of various breast cancer survivors in the area. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Isn't it enough that we are bombarded every day with rumors of wars, nuclear annihilation, terrorists, and swine flu, without having to listen to the panic mongers among us who are sure the sky is falling? You know the kind. More...

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Hydrilla and its limited control

Hydrilla is known as the perfect aquatic weed that limits recreational use, an eye sore that surrounds boat docks and existing lake areas. More...

Across The Savannah

Pottery History & Beauty, Just Across the Border

A hand shapes glistening clay as it spins on a potter's wheel. Fired in a kiln, the result is durable, beautiful, and functional. It can last forever with care. More...

People

Ashley L. LeRoy weds Johnfulton Wesley Wilkerson

Ashley Lauren LeRoy and Jonfulton Wesley Wilkerson were united in Holy Matrimony at 7:00 in the evening on August 24, 2009 at First Assembly in Lincolnton Georgia. Rev. More...

Cox selected as top five finalist in radio contest

Shannon Cox of Lincolnton was selected as a top five finalist in the Augusta radio station WAFJ 88.2 Hometown Talent Contest. The contest held recently was open to all singers in the CSRA listening area. More...

Leathersville News

.. Nancy Bailey, Susan Bryant, Jan Whitner, Judy Webb, A.J. More...

Obituaries

Clara G. Forrest

Mrs. Clara G. Forrest, 94, of Marion Avenue, North Augusta, S.C., entered into rest October 28, 2009. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 30 from Ridgeview Baptist Church with Dr. Jesse L. Goldman officiating. More...

Martha Jo Gainey

Mrs. Martha Jo "Polly Ann" Gainey entered into rest October 25, 2009 at University Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 29 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis J. Quinn officiating. More...

Frances L. Irby Palmer

Mrs. Frances L. "Marion" Irby Palmer, 70, wife of David Palmer, entered into rest Sunday, November 1, 2009, at Doctor's Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Avera, Ga. More...