October 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Justice reports on departmental activities in city

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Jim Justice. More...

Master’s Closet serves God by helping clothe His people

After being open only on Fridays, the Master’s Closet at 101 Main Street, next to the Corner Café, is now serving the public five days a week. More...

News

GSP launches Leaf Watch 2010

For many people, the perfect autumn weekend includes cozy campfires, gooey s’mores and fiery-hued forests. More...

Free vaccines available at health dept.

The Lincoln County Health Department, along with the entire East Central Health District, is offering free vaccines to the public through the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA).   More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Dept. of Agriculture

Prepared by the Office of Public Affairs, Georgia Department of Agriculture Tommy Irvin, Commissioner. www.agr.georgia.gov. Find us on www.facebook.com.   More...

Opinions

The Colonel’s Camellias

This column can best be appreciated over a glass of iced tea. So take a moment to pour a glass and then read on.   More...

People

Studying the U.S. Constitution

Fifth-grade students in Sandra Reese’s “Power Period” at LCMS have been working on “Bill of Rights Booklets,” while studying the United States Constitution. More...

Isakson receives the Tax Fighter Award by NTLC

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, RGa., was honored as a “Tax Fighter” by the National Tax Limitation Committee for his strong record as a fiscal conservative in the 111th Congress. More...

Five from the speech, debate team qualify for state tournament

The Lincoln County High School speech and debate team competed in its first tournament of the year at North Hall High School in Gainesville on Saturday, Sept. 25. More...

Worship

Midway congregation celebrates 104th anniversary at homecoming

Pastor Jim Leonard welcomed an enthusiastic congregation to Midway UMC’s 104th year celebration on Sunday, September 26th. About 85 people attended the annual Homecoming event.   More...

Fall revival

White Rock Baptist Church will host its annual fall revival Mon., Oct. 24 - Wed., Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Robert Ramsey of Gospel Water Baptist Church, Evans, Ga., will be the revivalist. Everyone is invited. Rev. Seymore Harrison, Sr. 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...

Contractor meets budget on Blackjack Sewer Project

Finally, it appears as if the Blackjack Sewer Project is about to become a reality!   After the bids came in over budget, Lincoln County officials decided to negotiate with the low bidder, John R. Walker, Inc. More...

Proposed budget presented to city; millage expected to remain the same

The proposed budget for 2011 was presented to the Lincolnton City Council at its regular meeting held Monday, October 4.   The $823,569.75 budget reflects a $3,360 increase over last year.   More...

Dunaway, Williams crowned during homecoming festivities

Elizabeth Dunaway was crowned the LCHS Homecoming Queen when the Red Devils met Hancock Central High School at Buddy Bufford Field Friday, October 1.   She is the daughter of Penny and Tutt Dunaway. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Every time our little Ya-Ya group of seven ladies gets together somehow we manage to get around to the subject of our demises. I know, can you think of anything more depressing than that?   More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Avoid phishing scams

Use e-mail? Then you have probably received at least one message that appears to be sent from a legitimate company, government agency, or other trusted entity. More...

Sports

Lady Devils beat Wilkinson County 11-10

Junior pitcher Taylor Fernandes slildes safe to third during the Lady Devil’s region playoff last week with Wilkinson County. More...

Obituaries

Luther Malcom Bohler

Mr. Luther Malcom Bohler entered into rest on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at University Hospital, following a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease.   Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. More...

Willie Joe Ware Jr.

Mr. Willie Joe Ware, Jr., 76, entered into rest Sunday, September 19, 2010 at Hospice House in Greenwood, S.C.   A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22 at True Fellowship Pentecostal Church in Lincolnton.   Mr. More...

Bernice Brown Wood

Mrs. Bernice Brown Wood, 74, entered into rest Saturday, October 2, 2010 at Lake Crossing Health Care, Appling, Georgia.   Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 5 at Loco Baptist Church with Rev. Kenneth Jones officiating. More...