May 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Twenty-two young ladies will compete for title of Miss LCMS

Twenty-two young ladies in grades six, seven, and eight will take part in the annual Miss LCMS Pageant Friday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.   The emcee for the occasion is Jimi Lane, a veteran teacher from Harlem.   More...

BOE awards contracts to faculty and staff for 2010-11 school year

Numerous personnel decisions were made at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, May 4.   During the meeting, the board voted to enter into executive session to deliberate upon the employment of personnel. More...

Athletic banquet to be held tonight

The LCHS Athletic Awards Ceremony will take place tonight (Thursday) beginning at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria.   Students participating in sports during the 2009-2010 school year will be honored during the course of the evening. More...

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LCHS students recognized during academic awards night

SOPHOMORE HONOR STUDENTS: (front row, l-r) Hannah Hollimon, Taylor Fernandes, Casey Jo Cooper, Hannah Bryant, Britt Smallwood, Connor Eades, Miranda Beale, Rozina Harris, Matessia Murray, Kathryn Poss More...

Candle making at the park

Barbara Swann with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program instructed visitors of Elijah Clark State Park recently on the art of candle dipping. Pictured are (L-r): Audrey Ware of Murphy, N.C., Tera Ware and Ryan Witt, both of Evans, Ga.   More...

Between the Bookends

The Lincoln County Public Library has great books and movies for patrons to take home and enjoy. More...

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BOE needs to address issues

TO THE EDITOR   There are several items and issues that, in my opinion, the Board of Education should be considering in the current budgeting planning cycle that are not yet evident in their public deliberations. They are:   .. More...

Obituaries

Gaines H. Bell

Mr. Gaines H. Bell, 75, of McCormick S.C., went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, May 9, 2010 at Self Regional Medical Center in Greenwood, S.C.   Funeral service were held at 2 p.m. More...

Thomas Wesley Butler

Thomas (Tom) Wesley Butler, 74, of Rotonda West, Florida, passed away on Monday, May 3, 2010.   The family received guests on Friday, May 7, from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Gambles Funeral Home, Savannah, Ga. More...

Johnny B. Cade

Johnny B Cade of McCormick, S.C., entered into rest May 2, 2010.   Mr. Cade was a lifelong resident of McCormick. More...

Jade Deason and Hattie Collins take top spots at honors night

Jade Deason and Hattie Collins were named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, for the LCHS Class of 2010 at the 32nd Annual Academic Honors Night held Monday, May 3 in the school cafeteria. More...

Fund-raising efforts underway to send Edmond to Germany

Friends of James Edmond, family members, the Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County (CCLC), and even Edmond himself are launching a concerted effort to raise funds for a trip to the XCell Center in Cologne, Germany. More...

Qualifying to be held for Post 2 seat on council

Qualifying will take place Wednesday, May 19, through Friday, May 21, to fill the unexpired term of Post 2 City Councilman Jeremy Dawkins.   Dawkins resigned from the Lincolnton City Council, effective Thursday, April 22, 2010. More...

Paving mishap

A truck carrying asphalt turned over on its side near Lewis Family Road during paving operations on the Washington Highway Monday, May 10. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

My love affair with charm bracelets began when I was 15 and allowed to peruse the Ellman’s Catalog that the drugstore used for all of its jewelry purchases. More...

News for Families & Consumers

Plan ahead for food preservation

The first signs of spring send gar- deners and home food preservers to garden centers and catalogs in a rush to experience yet another season of tilling the soil and preserving food. More...

Across The Savannah

Run the Country Like It’s Your House

A rat and a cat. Those were two things my Grandfather Walker would not allow in his house. Well there’s one thing I won’t allow in my house. A politician. More...

People

Kristen Anna Hudler to wed William G. Cartledge July 17

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Barry Hudler of Lincolnton are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Anna to William Grant Cartledge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Keith Cartledge of Lincolnton.   More...

Thornton celebrates third birthday with several parties

Cole Harbin Thornton, son of Chris and Meredith Thornton, turned three years old on May 1, 2010. He celebrated with family and friends on two occasions.   More...

Leathersville News

.. Grace Stephens and Sue Moore of Hartwell visited with Art and Lois Fizer on Tuesday.   .. David and Alice Fizer of Indiana are visiting with the Art Fizer family.   .. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Evening worship   First Baptist Church will have evening worship May 30 beginning at 6 p.m. Rev. Gresham and Reeves Chapel Baptist Church will be in charge of the service. The public is invited. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor. More...