May 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Justice reports on arrests, incidents occurring in city

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

Garden club urges citizens to collect pull tabs for RMHC

Members of the Pine Needle Garden Club invite local residents to recycle, while helping the families of seriously ill children.   More...

Robert Glaze announces bid for Dist. 1 commission seat

Robert F. Glaze has announced his candidacy for the District 1 seat on the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners.   A native of Lincoln County, Glaze is the son of the late Robert Lee and Christine Glaze. He is the oldest of 10 children. More...

Bittersweet farewell

The last day of school for Lincoln County students was Friday, May 21. More...

News

OfficeXpress wins trip to Hawaii

OfficeXpress won a Growth Incentive Performance Program that earned it a trip to the Hawaiian Islands May 10 through May 16. More...

End of year program held for LCES fourth-graders

The fourth grade class at LCES held its end of the year program on Monday, May 17, in the school gymnasium. More...

Jr. Beta Club travels to Philadelphia

The LCMS Jr. Beta Club traveled this year to Philadelphia, Penn. for it’s annual trip. They stayed the historic district in downtown Philadelphia. More...

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TO THE EDITOR

What’s going on with the BoE?

TO THE EDITOR   Initially the Board of Education voted to build new facilities for middle and high school. It got approval for state funds and for bond funds to be repaid by local taxpayers to build those facilities. More...

Sports

Ragin’ Bulls selected to All Star team

The Columbia County Mighty Ragin’ Bulls were selected to be members of the C.A.Y.F.A. Spring Football League’s All Star Team for the 2010 season. Pictured are, front row (l-r): Trace Duncan, III, Jack Ryle, Jr. More...

Students recognized at LCHS Athletic Awards Night May 13

Tom Reeb (l) was named JV Baseball’s MVP; whereas, Rusty Scott captured the honor at the varsity level. 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...

Four candidates qualify for Post 2 council seat

For the first time in at least 30 years — if ever, four individuals have qualified to run for one seat on the Lincolnton City Council. More...

Athletic Awards Night held in honor of Howard Ellis and Levern Hickman

Approximately 300 people attended LCHS Athletic Awards Night Thursday, May 13, in the school cafeteria. More...

Memorial Day service will take place at courthouse

American Legion Post 194, Lincoln County Government, and the City of Lincolnton are set to host a Memorial Day service at the Lincoln County Courthouse to pay tribute to all United States servicemen, past and present. More...

Ninety-four eighth-graders honored at promotion ceremony May 18

The 13th annual Eighth-Grade Promotion Ceremony was held Tuesday, May 18, in the LCMS/ LCHS Gymnasium.   Macy Hill, president of the LCMS Student Council, welcomed those present and led the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. More...

Personnel discussed in executive session at called meeting

The Lincolnton City Council held a called meeting on Tuesday, May 18.   During the meeting, the council voted to enter into executive session to discuss three personnel issues. Upon returning to regular session, no action was taken. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts

Mickie McGee is on vacation, which means she is trying desperately to wash up three weeks of dirty clothes, find the dead rat in her basement, and scoop up enough cobwebs from her ceiling to make a respectable little pocket of money come Hallo More...

News for Families & Consumers

Storing kitchen staples

Are you ever afraid to open your cupboard doors and look too closely? Do you wonder if that flour, sugar, baking powder or baking soda should be thrown out even if they look okay? Do they ever get too old to use?   More...

Across The Savannah

The Age of Gargantua

Warning: Discretion advised. This column contains shocking truths.   It seems the Victorian Age is upon us once again. More...

People

CASH ADDISON RICHARDS

Jacob and Whitney Richards of Washington announce the birth of their son, Cash Addison, on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at University Hospital in Augusta. Cash weighed seven pounds and was twenty and one-half inches long.   More...

McWhorter graduates from BFC May 21

Ava McGill McWhorter is a 2010 graduate of Barbara’s Family Childcare. The graduation ceremony was held May 21. More...

Minor and Moon to exchange vows in ceremony June 12

Mr. and Mrs. William George Minor of Milledgeville are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Ann Minor, to Joseph Heard Moon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Moon of Lincolnton, Georgia.   More...

Obituaries

Geneva Palmer Bentley

Ms. Geneva P. Bentley, 85, of Ward Ave., entered into rest Friday May, 21 2010, at Wills Memorial Hospital.   Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 23 in Lincolnton City Cemetery with Rev. Dan Fernandez officiating.   More...

Jerry Louis Robinson

Jerry Louis Robinson, 76, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest May 17, 2010, at Wills Memorial Hospital.   Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, at First Baptist Church of Washington with Reverend W. C. More...

Ilene G. Rumsey

Mrs. Ilene G. Rumsey, 74, entered into rest on Sunday, May 23, 2010 at Brandon Wilde in Evans.   Mrs. Rumsey was retired as a hairdresser and was owner and operator of Martinez Beauty Salon for many years. More...