February 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Woodard wins system-level spelling bee

Mikayla Woodard, a fifth-grade student at LCES, won the systemlevel competition in the 2010 Scripps National Spelling Bee.   She is the daughter of Andre Woodard and Dr. Michelle Mason- Woodard of Lincolnton.   More...

STARs announced at LCHS

Kyrstie Scales (l) has been named STAR Student for the LCHS Class of 2010. Lee Robinson, an English teacher as well as the debate coach at LCHS, was selected by Scales as her STAR Teacher. More...

Residents should receive forms by end of the month

Census questionnaires will be mailed out the latter part of this month.   The good news is that with only 10 questions, the 2010 Census questionnaire is one of the shortest in history and will take just 10 minutes to complete.   More...

News

Leathersville News

.. Nancy Bailey enjoyed a recent visit from her sister-in-law, Ann Smith of Lawrenceville, Georgia, and Nancy’s niece, Sarah, also from Lawrenceville.   .. More...

Naval Academy now accepting STEM applications

Applications are being accepted Feb. 1 through April 1 for the United States Naval Academy (USNA) Summer STEM Program 2010. STEM is held in three sessions: June 7-12, June 14-19 and June 21-26. More...

Ten free trees offered to new members in Feb.

Now is the perfect time to start thinking about the spring planting season, and the Arbor Day Foundation is offering an ideal way for everyone to plant trees when the weather turns warm. 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...

Grant funds used to purchase new student information system

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to purchase CrossPointe, a new student information system (SIS), using a $26,949 ARRA (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) Grant and a $12,651 CHIPRA (Children’s Health Insurance Program Reorgani More...

Parks, Middlebrooks are awarded full scholarships to SCS and GMC

Two Red Devils have been were awarded full scholarships to play football at the college level.   A.G. More...

Grand jury hands down indictments during Jan. Term

The Lincoln County Grand Jury met Monday, February 1, at the Lincoln County Courthouse, with Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. presiding. More...

Heroes of the Hornets Nest honored this weekend

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

Local mystery

Half of a cornerstone for Pharr’s Chapel was discovered recently at the Lincoln County Historical Park. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I’ve always been a little perturbed about the way society treats those of us who suffer from clinical depression. More...

News for Families & Consumers

Tips on reducing heating costs

Rising energy costs will have a major impact on the family budget this winter. This is especially true for low-income families who spend 13 to 20 percent of their household income on utilities. More...

Obituaries

Floy Danner Crook

Floy Danner Crook, age 93, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 200 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Ga.   Funeral services were held at Hephzibah Baptist Church at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 4. More...

Joyce Howard Lindsey

Mrs. Joyce Howard Lindsey, 77 of Elm St., died Monday, February 1, 2010 at McDuffice Regional Medical Center, Thomson. More...

Albert Truett Smalley

Mr. Albert Truett Smalley, 75, of Leathersville Rd. entered into rest on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at his residence.   Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, February 6, at Salem Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Reviere, Rev. More...