October 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Bolton urges residents to cast their ballots early

Approximately 300 Lincoln County voters have already cast their ballots so far during early voting in the November General Election.   More...

Reed charged with aggravated assault in shooting incident

A local woman has been charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime in connection with an incident that occurred at approximately 11 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6.   More...

News

Activities planned at the MACK

The following is what is going on at the MACK for the next few weeks. To sign up for a class or reserve your ticket/seat for an event, call the MACK at 864-852-3216.   More...

Ga. State Patrol investigates one accident here

State Troopers from the Washington Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated one traffic crash during the month of September in Lincoln County. Sergeant First Class Andrews said the traffic crash resulted in five injuries.   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...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

When Kids Loved the Outdoors

Christmas comes earlier and earlier than ever. Stores already flaunt trees and soon kids’ merry lists will be crammed with the must-have toys of Christmas 2010. Remember Wii and its so-called workouts? What’s hot this season? More...

Sports

1960 was landmark year for Lincoln’s Red Devils

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Red Devils’ first state football championship. Lincolnton won every game in 1960 en route to winning the Class A title and a perfect 12-0-0 record.   More...

Region 7-A SCHEDULES and SCORES

AQUINAS 5-1 35 Landmark 17 67 Telfair Co. 14 51 Social Circle 0 40 Hancock 14 7 Wilkinson 13 31 Twiggs 13 10/15 @ Jeff Davis 10/22 Lincoln Co. 10/29 @ W.-Wilkes 11/5 Warren Co. GLASCOCK 3-3 7 Warren Co. 40 22 Lady Mercy 52 50 Mt. More...

Region 7-A Standings

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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...

GSBA representative outlines new code of ethics for school boards

A representative of the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) gave the Lincoln County Board of Education an update on state legislation relative to ethics, state board rules, and expectations for board members.   More...

CTAE instructors give overview of vocational opportunities at LCHS

The Lincoln County Board of Education heard a presentation on the CTAE (Career, Technical, and Agriculture Education) program at LCHS, given by Joanne Collins, department director, and others at the board’s regular meeting held Tuesday, Octobe More...

Broun will set up mobile office at chamber Oct. 20

United States Representative Paul Broun recently announced that he will once again bring the services of his congressional office directly to his constituents through his “Congress on the Square” initiative.   More...

Rockhounds cover mountain

Over 2,000 rockhounds converged on Graves Mountain for the biannual rock swap and dig October 1-3. The visitors hailed from places such as Texas, Missouri, Florida, Canada, Ohio, and even Sweden. More...

Editorial Page

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Prepared by the Office of Public Affairs, Georgia Department of Agriculture, Tommy Irvin, Commissioner www.agr.georgia.gov.   Q: Should I rinse or wash chicken or other poultry before cooking?   More...

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Green holiday tips

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the amount of household waste increases by 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, this amounts to 5 million tons. More...

People

Expert offers tips on adopting the best shelter dog for your family

Dr. Diane Pomerance wants to show everyone how to make your family happier - and save a life at the same time - in October. More...

Blind taste testing

In a statistics experiment conducted in Carol O’Neill’s math class at LCHS, it was determined that out of 24 students participating in a blind taste test, 16 preferred cookies baked with s More...

65th wedding anniversary

George and Virginia Landrum celebrated their 65th wedding Anniversary on September 30, 2010. More...

Obituaries

William Erby Hunt Jr.

Mr. William Erby “Billy” Hunt, Jr., 81, entered into rest October 4, 2010 at University Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy Kinney “Dot” Hunt.   Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Marjorie Timmerman Lane

Mrs. Marjorie Timmerman Lane, 84, entered into rest Saturday, October 9 at her residence.   Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 14 at Double Branches Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Wilson officiating. More...

Sue Young Lee

Mrs. Sue Young Lee, 86, of Grovetown, Ga., wife of the late Barney Lee, entered into rest on Sunday, October 3, 2010 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta. More...