December 2, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

BOC adopts bond resolution for Blackjack Sewer Project

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to adopt a bond resolution for the Blackjack Sewer Project at a called meeting held Tuesday, November 23.   More...

Murder/suicide takes the lives of Lincolnton couple

Two people lost their lives in an apparent murder/suicide, which took place at their residence on Indian Road Monday, November 20. More...

News

Library Check-Out

Friends of the Library’s semi-annual book sale will be held Saturday, Dec. 4 in conjunction with Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne. More...

Leo Club is big help; still looking for contributions

The Lincolnton Historical Preservation Commission would like to thank Ms. Pund and the volunteer students from the Leo Club for their help in raising money for the historic City Park project that is currently underway. More...

IRS urges tax preparers to register tax ID number

The Internal Revenue Service is contacting more than 39,800 Georgia tax return preparers to remind them they must renew their Preparer Tax Identification Number. More...

Opinions

Forbidden Islands

My fascination with islands began with Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. The Scotchman’s novel took form when his stepson painted an imaginary island with watercolors on a cold, rainy summer day. More...

Sports

Sav. Christian defense keeps Devils in check

For the second year in a row, Savannah Christian’s defense proved too much for Lincoln County’s Red Devils as the Raiders won 17-14 in a Class A quarterfinal matchup in Lincolnton last Friday evening.   More...

Obituaries

James E. Bailey

Mr. James E. Bailey, 59, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest Saturday evening, November 20, 2010 at the Medical College of Georgia. More...

Clara Wardell Briceno

Mrs. Clara Wardell Briceno, 89, of Jonesboro, passed away November 21, 2010.   Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24, at St. Paul Methodist Church in Lincolnton. Interment followed at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens. More...

Mary G. Gambrell

Ms. Mary G. Gambrell, 72, entered into rest on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at her residence.   Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 23 at Harris Funeral Home Chapel in Abbeville, S.C. More...

Chamber gearing up for its annual holiday festival Sat.

Break out the candy canes, the lighted garland, the wreaths, the wassail recipe, and the wrapping paper, the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne Festival is finally here!!! More...

Dedication of tenant house

Thousands attended the “14th Annual Pioneer Day,” held Saturday, November 20, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Lincoln County Historical Park on Lumber Street. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I have been banned from funerals. Well, all except my own.   Yes, I’ve been instructed to mourn at home from now on. “You can’t be trusted,” said my appalled friend.   More...

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Consumers get answers from Georgia Dept. of Agriculture

Prepared by the Office of Public Affairs Georgia Department of Agriculture Tommy Irvin, Commissioner www.agr.georgia .gov   Question: I was given a frozen turkey by my boss after I had already purchased one for the holiday. More...

People

FBLA observes American Enterprise Day

American Enterprise Day is observed on November 15 each year. On this day, U.S. residents are asked to recognize free enterprise and how it has contributed to the economy. More...

Leathersville News

.. Lisa Mahaffey spent Thursday night with her parents, William and Lee Bentley. Marion Cliatt visited awhile.   .. Margie Smalley visited William and Lee Bentley Friday afternoon.   .. More...

New Beginnings

EMERSON SHAW LUDWIG   John and Shannon Ludwig of Greenville, South Carolina are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Emerson Shaw, born Friday, September 10 at Greenville Hospital at approximately 10:49 p.m. More...

Worship

Mon. Bible study

Women of New Hope Baptist are currently holding Monday night Bible study at 7:00 pm. Please join us as we go through “When Wallflowers Dance”, and enjoy refreshments and fellowship. 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...