February 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Thao sentenced to prison on fraud and theft charges

Xao Thao, 26, of Lincolnton was sentenced on charges of credit card fraud and aggravated identify theft Wednesday, February 10, in the United States District Court in Augusta.   The announcement was made by Edward J. More...

Former Red Devil honored

Former Red Devil Ronell Ferguson was named the Top Defensive Lineman for South Carolina State University for his performance during the 2009 season. More...

Chamber seeks grill masters for April competition

Whip out the charcoal, check the expiration dates on the seasonings, and grab the lawn chairs — the Lincolnton Lincoln County Chamber is hosting the first-ever Georgia Grill & Chill festival. More...

Sending Valentine’s greetings to veterans

Five students from the Lincoln County 21st Century Community Learning Center delivered 200 Valentine’s Day cards, crafted with love by program participants at LCES and LCMS, to the Charlie Norwo More...

News

Escape of the Confederate Cabinet will be discussed at Round Table

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Wills Memorial will sponsor two-session seminar for diabetics

Wills Memorial Hospital is sponsoring a two-session seminar at no charge for diabetics and their caregivers living in the local community. More...

Collecting box tops

The Pine Needle Garden Club is collecting “Box Tops for Education” for our elementary school. Please drop off your box tops at Bell’s, Papa’s Pizza or Crawford & Breazeale Drug Store. Thanks for your support!   More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The years were the 1960s, particularly 1963 through 1967, the years I spent in high school. More...

How to apply for scholarships

A slow economy and dwindling resources for financial aid may have you worrying more than ever about funding your child’s college education. More...

Obituaries

Albert Stephens Rhodes

Mr. Albert Stephens Rhodes, Jr. 71, of McDonough, Ga., died Sunday, February 14, 2010 at Vitas Hospice in Stockbridge.   Funeral services were held at 12 noon on Tuesday, February 16, at Beulah Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Mary Katherine Land

Mrs. Mary Katherine Land, 92 of White Rock Rd. died Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington, Ga.   Mrs. Land, daughter of the late Ray and Stella Ford Noel was a native of Lancaster, Ky. More...

Kenneth Dewitt Cullars

Kenneth Dewitt Cullars, 75, of Tallassee, Ala. entered into rest November 4, 2009.   Funeral services were held Saturday, November 7 at Macedonia Christian Church with Rev. David Hooks officiating. Internment followed in the church cemetery. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Turkey shoot   The Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 194 will have a Turkey Shoot at 7:00 p.m., on Feb. 26, at the American Legion Fairgrounds. Come on out for great fun and great fellowship and great prizes. More...

County to apply for funds for senior citizens’ center

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to authorize Chairman Wade Johnson to file an application for a federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for the construction of a senior More...

Board discusses financial matters during annual planning session

Departmental reports and budgetary matters were among the items discussed at the Lincoln County Board of Education’s annual planning session held Wednesday, February 10, at the board office on Metasville Road. More...

Reid will be the guest speaker at NAACP banquet Feb. 27

Gail Reid, an attorney practicing in Atlanta, will be the guest speaker at the annual Lincoln County NAACP Banquet set for Saturday, February 27, at 7 p.m. at The Lincoln Center. More...

Chief Justice reports on departmental activities

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Jim Justice.   According to Justice, the following arrests took place recently in the city:   More...

Steer and heifer show to be held at McGill-Woodruff Ag Center Feb. 27

The 56th Annual Washington Area Steer & Heifer Show will take place at the McGill-Woodruff Agricultural Center in Washington on Saturday, February 27. More...

Snow covered roof top

Even the birds enjoyed the beauty of the snow. More...

Editorial Page

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Prepared by the Office of Public Affairs Georgia Department of Agriculture Tommy Irvin, Commissioner www.agr.georgia.gov.   Q: I have trouble peeling boiled eggs. I have been told not to use fresh eggs. More...

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Clearing clutter

Everyone has at least one drawer, closet, room, attic, basement, or storage shed that is just out of control. You may have several of these places piled high and deep with various and sundry stuff. More...

People

Garrard and Murray visit UGA campus library to view exhibits

Lamar Garrard of Lincolnton and Milledge Murray of North Augusta were the guests of Loran Smith of the Universtity of Georgia Athletic Association for a visit to the campus library to view some special baseball and athletic exhibits on February 3. More...

First runner-up in teen pageant

Brittany Perkins, daughter of Emerson “Bo” and Laura Perkins of Lincolnton was awarded first runner-up in the 2010 Miss Augusta Outstanding Teen Pageant in Augusta, Ga. More...

Hill honored on 94th birthday with luncheon Feb. 1

Edna Danner Hill celebrated her 94th birthday at Lake Crossing Nursing Home with a luncheon given by a good friend, Mrs. Fu Devivo.   All of the residents which number 80, and the staff, were invited. More...

Worship

Bible study Thurs.

You are invited to a Community Bible Study each Thursday Night at Lincolnton Church of Christ, 1832 Highway 220 W.   More...

Interpreted sermons

First Assembly of God has begun a new ministry to reach the hispanic community with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The sermons are now interpreted via a microphone/ earphone system. More...