December 24, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Merry Christmas to all!

With visions of doll babies, chocolate candy, coloring books, and ballet slippers dancing in her head, Elizabeth Ferguson is having a hard time waiting for Christmas Day to arrive. More...

Confidence intervals

Students in Carol O'Neill's Advanced Placement Statistics class at LCHS used paper airplanes to test the flight distances of a straight-winged plane and a sleek jet. More...

News

Norman family continues tradition of providing trees

Heather and Hannah Thompson left home in Apopka, Florida on November 20, heading for Georgia to help their grandparents on Pioneer Day. They had no idea that their northbound journey would terminate in North Carolina in a "Trek for a Tree. More...

New Ways For Older Americans To Maintain Independence

(NAPSA)—The oldest baby boomers will turn 65 just two years from now—but they are not likely to follow previous generations of seniors into old folks' homes anytime soon. More...

Healthy Ideas

(NAPSA)-Mental stimulation improves brain function and actually protects against cognitive decline. More...

People

Leathersville News

..Mr. and Mrs. Marion Cliatt visited Irene Bentley one day the past week. ..Hilda Cliatt, William and Lee Bentley were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Timmerman and Mrs. Derek Cooper on Monday night. More...

McCalll accepted into Mercer University's physician assist. prog.

Rachel Diane McCall has been accepted into the Mercer University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences' Physician Assistant Program. Mercer's programs are steeped in a tradition of excellence. More...

New Beginnings

CALEB MICHAEL WHITAKER Jason and Shannon Whitaker of Lincolnton announce the birth of their son, Caleb Michael, on Monday, December 14, at Trinity Hospital in Augusta. Caleb weighed 7 lbs. 15 ozs. and was 19 ½ inches long. More...

Numerous cases disposed of during waived jury trials

Waived jury trials were held Monday, December 14, at the Lincoln County Courthouse with Judge Harold A. Hinesley presiding. The following cases were disposed of during the proceedings: .. More...

Students at LCMS share their most meaningful Christmas gift

With the holidays right around the corner, we decided to ask students at LCMS to name the most meaningful Christmas gift they had ever received and share why that gift was so meaningful. More...

Over 800 brave rain and cold to travel the Path to Christmas

Those who traveled the "Path to Christmas" at First Assembly of God experienced the very heart of the season. More...

Irvin grants 24-hour permit for reindeer to visit Georgia

Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin has granted a special 24-hour permit, waiving routine identification and other health requirements, for nine flying reindeer to visit the state on the evening of Thursday, December 24, and during the More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

When I was a child Christmas was the most wonderful time of the year for me. It was magical. I loved everything about it. More...

Across The Savannah

Almost Cut My Hair

"Almost cut my hair. It happened just the other day ... but I didn't and I wonder why." These lyrics kick off the song by the same name written and sung by David Crosby of Crosby Stills & Nash. More...

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TO THE EDITOR

Disappointed in parade

TO THE EDITOR: I am writing in regards to the parade that was on December 5 throughout downtown Lincolnton. 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. Food pantry hours The Lincoln County Food Pantry will be closed Dec. 22 - Jan. 6. More...