August 12, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire marshal issues 30-day certificate of occupancy for LCHS

Keith Bryant, the state fire marshal for Lincoln County, has issued a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy for the new high school, located off of Metasville Road.   More...

Freshwater Coast pageant to be held at LCMS Auditorium

Preparations are currently underway for the Miss Freshwater Coast Pageant set for Saturday, August 21, at 6 p.m. in the LCMS Auditorium.   The event is being sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce.   More...

Devils vs. Bulldogs in Thomson

Although the heat was stifling, these two Red Devils gave it their all while performing a blocking drill during practice last week. Our Boys will face the Class AAA Thomson Bulldogs in a scrimmage game set for Friday, August 13, at 7:30 p.m. More...

New faces at LCES and LCHS

Among the new faces walking the halls of LCES and LCHS during pre-planning were: (l-r) Terry Stephens, special education teacher; Candace McGriff, P.E. paraprofessional; Mark Smith, P.E. More...

News

Thomas will be guest speaker for summer revival at Mulberry

Mulberry will welcome once again Presiding Elder Jane Thomas as guest speaker during the Annual Summer Revival, which will be held August 17- 19 (Tuesday-Wednesday) at 7:30 p.m. nightly.   More...

Family reunion

The Willingham and Barksdale family reunion will be held on September 4th and 5th. Fish fry will be on Sat., Sept. 4th starting at 6:oo p.m. at 4416 Thomson Hwy at home of Derrick and D’metrice Barksdale. More...

Make your home healthy

Researchers have found that people spend about 90 percent of their time indoors. This means that you should be conscious of the quality of the air inside your home. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Now Loading in Track Two

We love our cars don’t we. Just hop in, turn the key, and off we go wherever and whenever we want. Contrast that to mass transit. More...

Sports

Columbia Co. Bulldogs end world series play with win over Elite Diamond Dogs

Allowing only one hit in the final three innings of championship play, Columbia County Bulldogs closing pitcher, Blake Beggs, ended the world series match with his team wining 6-5 over the Elite Diamond Dogs from Anderson SC.   More...

World series champions

Stars Baseball USSSA Global World Series Champions, AAA Division, winners are front row (l-r): Coach Chris Gamblin, Holden Carruth of Lincolnton, Colin Dominy, Conner Dowling, Luke Gamblin, Mason Dodd; second row: Coach Don Smith, Sam Yeich, Joe C More...

Obituaries

Sara Frances Rhodes Henderson

Mrs. Sara Frances Rhodes Henderson, 84, of Tignall, Ga., entered into rest Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at University Hospital, Augusta, Ga.   Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 7, at Beulah Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Leroy Davis Martin

Leroy Davis Martin, 90, of Martin- Bentley Road, entered into rest Monday, August 2, 2010 at Lake Crossing Health Care, Appling, Ga.   Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 4, at Greenwood Baptist Church. More...

Georgia DOE provides temporary codes for operation of high school

The Lincoln County Board of Education discussed a letter from Scott Austensen, deputy superintendent for finance and business operations for the Georgia Department of Education, at the group’s regular meeting held Tuesday, August 3.   More...

EMI ready to take bids on Blackjack Sewer Project

It appears as if the Blackjack Sewer Project is kicking into high gear.   The engineers at EMI (Engineering Management, Inc.) will start advertising for bids next week. The bids will then be opened on Tuesday, September 14, at 2 p.m. More...

Hinesley presides over grand jury proceedings

The Lincoln County Grand Jury met Monday, August 2, at the Lincoln County Courthouse with Judge Harold A. Hinesley presiding.   The grand jury handed down the following indictments during the proceedings:   .. More...

Twins take on LCES

The first day of school is not nearly as scary when you have a twin sister to share it with. Kindergarteners Kaitlyne Veneklasen and Anna Veneklasen await their first music lesson in Barbara Boddie’s room at LCES. More...

Schools set aside periods for enrichment and acceleration

All Lincoln County students, from kindergarten through the twelfth grade, will be adjusting their schedules to allow for a 30-minute period each day devoted to acceleration and enrichment. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts

I was sitting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office last week and became so bored I actually picked up a Psychology Today off the rack and started reading it. More...

Cartoon

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Facts tell a different story

TO THE EDITOR:   In my last letter I expressed disgust with rumors.   In a number of recent School Board meetings I have heard a rumor being spread by the School Board. More...

People

ELISE ADELE BRYANT

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Bryant are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Elise Adele born August 7, 2010 at 5:42 a.m. She weighed eight pounds, five ounces and was twentyone inches long. More...

JAMES LUKE CASON

Jeffrey Lane Cason and Dena Garrard Cason are proud to announce the birth of their son, James Luke, born Monday, May 17, 2010 at University Hospital, Augusta, Ga.   Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Garrard of Lincolnton. More...

SAMUEL JONATHAN ENELOW

Jon and Jenny Enelow of Martinez, Georgia are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Samuel Jonathan, born June 24, 2010 at University Hospital. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting   The Lincolnton Lions Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Call Jim Butler at 706-359- 4114 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359- 1258for more information.   Donations needed   More...