April 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

City and county to host annual cleanup day Sat.

Residents of the City of Lincoln- ton and Lincoln County are urged to put on their walking shoes and slather on plenty of sunscreen for “Peachy Clean Day,” held in conjunction with the “Great American Cleanup” and “Keep More...

Georgia TeenWork will benefit employers, youth and economy

“It’s a win-win situation for both the teenagers and their employers,” said Regina Reid, graduation coach at LCHS. More...

Judge Hinesley is slated to preside over civil trials

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear civil cases beginning Tuesday, April 27, at the Lincoln County Courthouse.   Judge Harold A. Hinesley is set to preside over the proceedings. More...

News

Healthy Ideas

(NAPSA)-In a clinical study conducted by The Centre for Nutritional Studies, Barlean’s Omega Swirls-a lemon-flavored, emulsified fish oil product-were found to be 90 percent more bioavailable than standard fish oil. More...

Wills Memorial offers session on HBP, stroke

Wills Memorial Hospital offers a two hour session, open to the public, forcusing on high blood pressure and stroke. As will be discussed, there are several medical conditions associated with stroke: untreated high blood pressure is one.  More...

Yard of the Month

The Pine Needle Garden Club chose the home of AL Danner on Goshen Street for the “Yard of the Month.” Al’s backyard is most impressive - good work Al.   More...

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TO THE EDITOR

BOE sets bad example

TO THE EDITOR   The bad behavior of the Board of Education Chairman and one of the board members was a total embarrassment at last weeks’ meeting. They were totally disrespectful to the State of Georgia School Board Official. More...

Sports

Freeman takes over Portal football

Portal found its new head football coach Thursday afternoon as Cherard Freeman was introduced as the leader of the Panthers.   “I’m very excited about this opportunity,” said Freeman. More...

Football, cheer camp held at CCRC

A Youth Education and Sports, Inc. Football and Cheerleading Camp was held April 5-9 at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. More...

Obituaries

Lawrence Bruce Blasingame

Mr. Lawrence Bruce Blasingame, 81, of Dogwood Drive entered into rest April 13, 2010 at Doctors Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Lora Lancaster Blasingame for 57 years. More...

R. Everett Flanigan Jr.

Mr. R. Everett Flanigan, Jr., 79, of Ward Ave., Lincolnton died Sunday, April 18, 2010 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington. More...

Norma Louise Engle

Mrs. Norma Louise Engle went to be with the Lord on April 15, 2010 in Augusta, Ga.   Mrs. Engles wishes were to be cremated and no services   Mrs. Norma L. Engle, 75. was a homemaker and wife of the late Willis Lee Engle.   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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

Chamber to host first-ever Grill & Chill

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will present its first-ever Georgia Grill & Chill Festival Saturday, April 24, from 12 until 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 194 Fairgrounds, off of the Augusta Highway. More...

Graves Mountain welcomes all to Rock Swap & Dig

The Graves Mountain Rock Swap & Dig is set to begin Friday, April 23, and continue through Sunday, April 25. More...

Copacabana to run April 29 - May 1

The LCHS Musical Theatre Class will present “Copacabana” Thursday, April 29, through Saturday, May 1, in the school auditorium. Performances are set to begin at 7 p.m. each evening. More...

Engraver gets busy on pavers

American Legion Post 197 is still in the process of selling bricks, which are being engraved as a tribute to active servicemen and veterans. The bricks are situated in front of a monument at the post home, located off the Augusta Highway. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I’ve spent way too much time lately in hospitals (my sweet mama is still in one) and if there’s one thing I’ve learned it’s that they are by all means necessary but by no means are they Ritz Carltons. More...

News for Families & Consumers

Read the fine print!

Consumers beware! Some businesses are trying to rip you off, and it is all perfectly legal. All they need do is to tell you ahead of time what they are going to do. More...

Across The Savannah

This Saturday: A Festive Occasion

I’m coming over for the inaugural Grill & Chill festival Saturday, and I hope to see many of you there. It’s always good to reconnect with old friends. Time and life has a way of separating us you know. More...

People

Wright, Ladson exchange vows March 20

Katharine Eve Wright and Scrap Sutton Ladson were united in marriage at two o’clock in the afternoon on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at Second Avenue Baptist Church in Rome, GA. Reverend Monty Stallins officiated the ceremony.   More...

Julia Mae Leverett honored on 77th birthday by family, friends

Family and friends gathered together in Stockbridge Ga on Saturday to celebrate Ms. Julia Mae Leverett’s 77th birthday. Dannielle Wynn, a great-grandchild, guided the celebration throughout. Great grand Gerard Hearst welcomed everyone. More...

A night to remember

LCHS senior, Anthony Dion Johnson and his date, Takiyan Butler from Lexington, N.C., arrived at the Lincoln County High School Prom in a 1930 Ford driven and owned by Dr. Stuart Smith. More...

Worship

Christian men’s retreat to be held at CDM April 30

A group of Lincoln County Christian Men will conduct the 6th Annual Lincoln County Christian Men’s Retreat on Friday, April 30 . The theme for the weekend is “Making much of Christ by serving others”.  More...

Tyner to speak at Jones Chapel

Jones Chapel is excited to welcome back evangelist and author Cindy Tyner.   The series of weekend meetings will focus on Taking Back Our Families, Cities, and Nation for God. More...

Founder’s Day celebrated at St. James AME Church

The Iota Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc celebrated its Founders’ Day with Saint James AME Church in Abbeville, SC. More...