March 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Goldman exhibits Reserve Champion Steer at Washington livestock show

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Not forgotten

A new POW-MIA flag was recently hung in front of the Lincoln County Courthouse by American Legion Post 194 veterans: (l-r) Dave Heinfeldt, United States Air Force; Nelson Noble, United States Army; and Dave Murphy, United States Marines. More...

Wheels of life

The Lincoln County Office of Emergency Services (OES) took delivery of a brand-new Ford ambulance on Tuesday, February 23. The ambulance was built by Custom Truck and Body Works, located near Manchester, Georgia. More...

News

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...

LWREA invites high school seniors to apply for honorarium

High school seniors from Lincoln and Wilkes Counties may apply for an honorarium sponsored by Lincoln- Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA). More...

Taking Care Of Teething

(NAPSA)—While new parents tend to look forward to milestones in their infants’ lives, teething can seem more like a millstone. Fortunately, there are things you can do about it. More...

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TO THE EDITOR

BOE must cut back!

TO THE EDITOR   We can’t wait! We can’t hesitate! We must cut back and consolidate! More...

Sports

John de la Howe Open Bass Tournament to be held April 17

The John de la Howe Alumni Association will host its 13th Annual Open Bass Tournament on Saturday, April 17th at the Hawe Creek Landing, Dorn Sports Fishing/Boating Facility on Lake Strom Thurmond located in McCormick, S.C. More...

Obituaries

Blanche Wolford Dempsey

Mrs. Blanche Wolford Dempsey, 97 widow of Howard Ray Dempsey passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2010 at McDuffie Regional Medical Center, Thomson, Ga. More...

Carlton Edward Dornberg

Mr. Carlton Edward “Smokey” Dornberg, 74, of Hephzibah Church Rd. entered into rest on Friday, February 26, 2010 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Ga. More...

Wilma Sue Myers

Mrs. Wilma Sue Myers, 58 of Lincolnton, Ga., died Wednesday, February 24, 2010.   Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, Feb 26, at First Assembly of God with interment following in the Lincolnton City Cemetery.   More...

City to apply for CDBG grant for sewer upgrades

The Lincolnton City Council voted to authorize Mayor Henry Brown to initiate the process of filing an application for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for the purpose of upgrading sewe More...

Partridge takes center stage as Marie at the Met

“It was like a dream — I know that sounds clichĂ©. It felt like everything was happening around me and not to me. It seemed as if I was hovering outside myself watching it happen. It was thrilling. More...

Commissioner urges legislators to extend unemployment benefits

Georgia Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond is calling on the state’s United States senators, Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss, to support quick approval of an extension of federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) and federal fundin More...

Preserving history

Members of the Lincolnton Lions Club and the LCHS LEO (Leadership – Experience – Opportunity) Club volunteered their time to clean up around the historic Founders’ Spring on Groves Street. More...

City votes to proceed with road project

The City of Lincolnton held a called meeting on Tuesday, February 23.   During the meeting, the council voted to enter into executive session to discuss two personnel issues and one property matter.   More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Growing up with a daddy who worked in a drug store and living next door to a doctor was both blessing and curse.   Blessing, because there was not one sniffle, one tummy ache, or headache that was not attended to immediately.   More...

Across The Savannah

Memories of Munich

For us Southerners, it’s been a snowy winter. First, a few December flakes teased us, just hominy snow, no accumulation, but then a February blanket of white cloaked the land. More...

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’m doing a research project on bee pollination in every state. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Kenneth and Donna Abel visited William and Lee Bentley Wednesday afternoon.   .. Brenda and Franklin Bowick were supper guests of William and Lee Bentley Saturday night. They all attended the Sing and Sip at Anthony’s Chapel. More...

Mission trip to Ecuador

The MAPS construction team from Lincolnton First Assembly recently traveled to Palmar, Ecuador to build a church.  More...

Bentley presented with gift certificate

Jason Raiford (left), owner of Cliatt Crossing recently presented a gift certificate to the 2009 Savannah River Bassmasters Angler of the Year, Jeff Bentley of Lincolnton. Also pictured is Mike Reese, President of the Savannah River Bassmasters. 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...