September 16, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

One arrest closes the book on eight burglary cases

Eight thefts were solved by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office with one arrest.   Deputies arrested Herbert Hawes, 50, of Lincolnton at the Junk Monkey in Wilkes County on Friday, September 3. More...

Lending a hand

James James (l), president of the Lincoln County Ministerial Association, accepts a check from Mark McKinney, author of the book “Faith on a Sticky Note.” McKinney decided to donate his fi More...

Recapturing the past

Work is progressing steadily on the tenant house that was donated to the Lincoln County Historical Society by Beth Colvin Huff, who inherited the structure from her father, J.R. Colvin. More...

News

FFA members attend rally

Lincolnton FFA members and officers (l-r) Paul Clifton, Alison Chalker, Ernie Poss, AJ Young and Sadie Partridge attended the North Region FFA Rally at the Georgia FFA Center in Covington, GA Septembe More...

Leathersville News

.. Franklin and Brenda Bowick visited William and Lee Bentley Saturday afternoon. They all visited Dollie Smalley, Jan and Kerry Whitner and Judy Webb.   .. More...

Powell will be guest speaker at Tea and Learn Sept. 23

Wills Memorial Hospital/Community Medical Associates will sponsor a Tea and Learn at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, September 23 at the Lincoln County Library. Kelly Powell, RN and Practice Manager for CMA will be the guest speaker. More...

Opinions

Got Kids in College? Here’s Some Advice

When I went off to college, I didn’t know much about learning nor did I know how to study. I thought I did but I didn’t. I thought I was clever too. I actually believed I could pull the wool over my professors’ eyes. Class? More...

Sports

Red Devils beat Harlem 42-7

HARLEM - Lincoln County improved its record to 2-1 with a 42-7 win over Class AAA’s Harlem Bulldogs last Friday. Ercell Daniel scored twice on one-yard runs.   More...

Region 7-A SCHEDULES and SCORES

AQUINAS 3-0 35 Landmark 17 67 Telfair Co. 14 51 Social Circle 0 9/17 Hancock 9/24 @ Wilkinson 10/8 @ Twiggs 10/15 @ Jeff Davis 10/22 Lincoln Co. 10/29 @ W.-Wilkes 11/5 Warren Co. GLASCOCK 1-2 7 Warren Co. 40 22 Lady Mercy 52 50 Mt. More...

Obituaries

Gail Sanders Kahn

Gail Sanders Kahn, 67, entered into rest on Saturday, September 4, 2010 at University Hospital.   Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 7 at Elliott Sons Funeral Home Lumpkin Road Chapel with Rev. More...

Robert L. McFerrin

Mr. Robert L. McFerrin, 66, of Trenton, S.C. son of the late George P. and Louise Broome McFerrin, entered into rest on Friday, September 10, 2010 at his residence. He was a very loving father and papa and will be missed by many.   More...

Karen Prater Robinson

Karen Prater Robinson, 52, of School Street, entered into rest Tuesday, September 7 at her residence.   Private graveside services were held at Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery.   More...

County adopts final budget; levies total millage of 27.5

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners approved an FY 2011 General Fund Budget of $6,117,517.60 and set millage rates for the county, county agencies, and the state. More...

Friends of Elijah to host bluegrass festival at park

The 10th Annual Elijah Clark State Park Bluegrass Festival will take place Friday through Sunday, September 17 through 19.   More...

Chamber on the hunt for parade’s grand marshal

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations from the general public for grand marshal of the 2010 Lincolnton Christmas Parade. More...

BOE sets millage rate for M&O and bonds

The Lincoln County Board of Education set the 2010 millage rate for maintenance and operations as well as bond payments at its regular meeting held Tuesday, September 7. More...

City Council amends housing ordinance to meet state law

The Lincolnton City Council voted to amend the city code to reflect changes in state law eliminating age discrimination as it pertains to manufactured housing. More...

Think pink

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Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Never thought I’d see the day when hanging clothes outside on a clothesline would be considered, in some places in the U.S. anyway, against the law. But it is. More...

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People

Norman inducted into S.C. State Hall of Fame

David Lee Norman, a 1982 graduate of Lincoln County High School, was inducted into the South Carolina State Hall of Fame on Saturday, September 10. He is the son of Sarah Lee Norman and the late Joseph Norman of Lincolnton.   More...

Ashmore, Austin to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Robert (PotGutt) William Ashmore, Jr., of Lincolnton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Martha Joanne to Daniel Alan Austin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Austin of Lincolnton and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Booker celebrates second birthday with party Aug. 28

Allanah Booker, daughter of Lance Booker and Alicia Beard, celebrated her second birthday August 28, 2010 with a party at her home. All the guests enjoyed hotdogs and hamburgers with all the trimmings including ice cream, cake and cupcakes.   More...

Worship

Maddox to deliver message at Midway anniversary program

Midway United Methodist Church will celebrate 104 years of existence Sunday, September 26. Services start at 11 a.m. and a covered dish luncheon will be served around 1 p.m.   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...