April 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Grill masters must turn in registration forms by April 12

Preparations are moving full-speed ahead for the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s first-ever Georgia Grill & Chill Festival.   The event will be held Saturday, April 24, from 12 until 7 p.m. More...

City and county to sponsor Peachy Clean Day April 24

The City of Lincolnton and Lincoln County Government will once again be sponsoring “Peachy Clean Day,” held in conjunction with the “Great American Cleanup” and “Keep Georgia Beautiful” initiatives. More...

In the trenches

Mike Sutton and Lee Jackson of ElectricCom Inc. of Paoli, Indiana, are shown installing fiber optic cables on Metasville Road for the Wilkes Telephone & Electric Company. More...

News

LWREA honors academic achievement at LCMS

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) honored Lincoln County Middle School students for their academic excellence for the first semester, 2009-2010 on March 18, 2010. More...

Family Y is hosting Team Lean finale in Augusta April 17

The Family Y is hosting the Team Lean Grand Finale on April 17, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Wilson Family Y on Wheeler Road. More...

Four-H’ers participate in DPA

Six Lincoln Co. 4-H’ers attended Northeast District Jr/Sr Project Achievement at Rock Eagle near Eatonton, Ga. on March 12-14.  More...

Opinions

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TO THE EDITOR

BOE should hold off on purchases

TO THE EDITOR   Every family in Lincoln County has been hurt by the current recession. We have all had to cut back, spend less, make do. I have read in the Journal and been told in our hometown grocery store how money is tight for all of us. More...

Obituaries

Michael Thomas Beggs

Michael Thomas Beggs, 57, husband of Elaine S. Beggs of Aycock – Norman Road, died Saturday, April 3, 2010 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Georgia.   Memorial services were held at 3:00 p.m. More...

Janice Maxine Howard

Mrs. Janice Maxine Howard age 66, wife of William C. “Bill” Howard Jr. of fifty years ,entered into rest at her residence on Saturday, April 3, 2010.   Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6 at St. More...

George C. Leverett III

George Cleveland Leverett III, 58, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Farmers State Bank and a highly respected community leader died peacefully at his home with his family at his bedside on April 2, 2010 after a courageous two year bat More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Purchase yearbooks   The 2010 Lincoln County High School Panorama can still be purchased! More...

County approves proposal to resolve gym floor dispute

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to authorize Chairman Wade Johnson to sign a proposal to resolve the dispute involving repairs to the Walker T. Norman Gymnasium at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. More...

City adopts resolution for July SPLOST referendum

The Lincolnton City Council approved an intergovernmental agreement with Lincoln County Government calling for the Lincoln County Board of Elections to add a SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) referendum to the ballot for the July 20 Ge More...

Two local singers to perform with McCormick chorus

Lincolnton residents Beverly Bompart and Jack Snellgrove will be singing with the McCormick County Community Chorus when the group presents “100 Years of Broadway” on Thursday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 18, at 3 p.m. More...

Athletes to be recognized during special ceremony

The LCMS Athletic Recognition Program is set for Thursday, April 15, at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria.   Second-year athletes will be honored, and special awards will be presented by the coaches. More...

Corps installs two oxygen tanks for power generation and fish

Workers for the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah District installed large liquid oxygen storage tanks on Tuesday, April 6, near the shore of Clark’s Hill Lake in the vicinity of Modoc, South Carolina.   More...

Fund is set up to ease burden on Clark family

A fund has been set up at Farmers State Bank to benefit Eli Clark.   Clark, 22, has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and is scheduled to begin chemotherapy in the near future. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I will always remember Smythe Newsome as the man who took a chance on me, someone who had absolutely no training as a journalist, not even a college degree. More...

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Lawn and garden tips

Spring time is here and the gardening season is in full swing.   I was at Lowes and Home Depot garden centers over this past weekend and let me tell you it was packed with people purchasing all types of outdoor materials.   More...

News for Families & Consumers

How healthy is your home?

With the heavy film of yellow pollen on everything outside most of us cannot wait to get inside out of the haze. You may think that is the safer place to be. More...

People

RYDER DANIEL DANNER

Tadd and Tiffany Danner are proud to announce the birth of their son, Ryder Daniel Danner, born on Thursday, March 4, 2010. He weighed nine pounds and twelve ounces and was twenty-one inches long. More...

Leathersville News

.. Visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fizer have been: David and Alice Fizer is spending a few weeks with the family; Erica Brown visited on Saturday; and Alan Fizer was out for the weekend.   .. Lois Fizer visited Mrs. More...

Wells celebrates first birthday with lady bug party March 20

Aleksandra Wells, daughter of Joseph and Bridgett Wells of Grovetown, was one year old on Saturday, March 20, and celebrated at her home.   A 1st Birthday Ladybug theme was used to decorate the backyard. More...

Worship

Herndon will be in concert at Rehoboth Fri.

Rehoboth Baptist Church is proud to have country artist Ty Herndon in concert on April 9th at 7 p.m. More...