February 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

City’s water withdrawal permit on hold due to lack of funding

The Lincolnton City Council dealt with routine items of business at its regular meeting held Monday, February 1.   More...

Insurance letter is not from county or city governments

Some residents of Lincoln County have received materials from Home Service USA Corp offering an insurance policy to cover water lines on private property.   The City of Lincolnton and Lincoln County are no way affiliated with this company. More...

Trade show will offer training for construction jobs

A trade show will be held on Monday, February 8, from 4 until 7 p.m. at The Lincoln Center.   The event is being sponsored by the East Central Georgia Consortium (One Stop). More...

Ministry to hold get acquainted meeting tonight

The Faith for Living Ministries will be holding a getting acquainted meeting on Thursday (tonight) from 6 until 9 p.m. at The Lincoln Center. More...

News

Hawkinsville horse auction to be held at training facility

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin has rescheduled the horse auction in Hawkinsville that was postponed in January due to freezing temperatures.   More...

Rogers announces major overhaul of Georgia’s property tax system

Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers (R-Woodstock) announced recently a much-needed overhaul of Georgia’s property tax system. More...

Activities planned at the MACK

The Artist Reception for the 10th Annual Juried Art Exhibit is Friday, February 5 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.   Come meet many of the local artists and view their work. Winners of this competition will be announced at the reception.   More...

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TO THE EDITOR:   Our Heavenly Father created us all equal. And in His infinite wisdom He made us all different. More...

Sports

Corps of engineers will host two turkey hunts at Bussey Pt.

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Thurmond Project Office will host two primitive weapons turkey hunts on Friday and Saturday, March 26 and 27. A parent/youth hunt will take place on Saturday, April 3. More...

Obituaries

Georgia M. Banks

Ms. Georgia M. Mahoney Banks entered into rest on Thursday, January 28, 2010 after an extended illness.   Funeral services were held at 1:15 p.m., Monday, February 1 at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Lincolnton.   More...

Lindsey Bohler

Mr. Lindsey Bohler, 93, of Bethany Church Rd. entered into rest on Tuesday, January 26,2010 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington, Ga.   The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, January 29, at Bethany United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

Jesse Vincent Hogan

Former Lincoln County Probate Judge and County Treasurer Jesse Vincent Hogan, age 79, died peacefully at his home on Elm Street, Sunday morning, January 31, 2010. He was the son of the late Mosely Hawes and Marjorie Cooper Hogan.   More...

BOC votes to apply for funding to expand broadband network

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to join with the 12 other counties, served by the CSRA Regional Commission (RC), to apply for funding to expand broadband access in the area. More...

Coach Beale is inducted into the Georgia Dugout Club Hall of Fame

Billy Beale, head baseball coach at LCHS, was recently inducted into the Georgia Dugout Club Hall of Fame’s Class of 2010. More...

Mayor Brown recognized

Approximately 200 people attended a reception honoring Mayor Henry Brown (c) at the Lincolnton Clubhouse on Sunday, January 31. Brown is the first black mayor of the City of Lincolnton. More...

Program honoring Elijah Clark to be held at park Feb. 14

Elijah Clark State Park will host a special program honoring General Elijah Clark at 11 a.m. on Sunday, February 14. More...

Community leaders are recognized at annual chamber banquet

Approximately l75 people gathered at The Lincoln Center on Tuesday, January 26, for the 2009 Lincolnton- Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Banquet. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

You know, when God invented teeth I don’t think He had any idea how much trouble they would cause. If he had he would have made them out of titanium or something and He would have made them to stay in your mouth for eternity. More...

News for Families & Consumers

Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible, odorless gas that can be fatal when inhaled. Effects of inhalation can range from fatigue, dizziness, headache, and nausea at lower concentrations; higher concentrations can be fatal. More...

Across The Savannah

Breathing Helium and Smashing Roses

No, the title of this column has nothing to do with punk rock groups. Quite by accident I stumbled across the Science Channel last night. There it was, a doomsday asteroid in highdefinition hurling toward Earth, a catastrophe like no other.  More...

People

Leathersville News

..Kenneth and Donna Abel, visited Chris, Tammy, Amanda and Keegan Abel Sunday afternoon.   ..Visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fizer have been Erica Brown. She was a dinner guests on Monday and Saturday. More...

Wright, Ladson to exchange vows in ceremony March 20

Mr. and Mrs. Hillyer Wright, Jr. of Lincolnton, Georgia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katharine Eve Wright of Rome, Georgia to Scrap Sutton Ladson of Rome, Georgia. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Baaeball camp in Vegas

Tyler Banks (cemter) pictured here with Reed Johnson of the Chicago Cubs and Aaron Rowen of the San Francisco Giants attended a skills camp over the Christmas break in Las Vegas, NV and won first place in the overall skills competition for his ag 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...