December 23, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Irvin issues permit to Santa

Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin has granted a special 24-hour permit, waiving routine identification and other health requirements, for nine flying reindeer to land in the state on the evening of Friday, December 24, and during the e More...

News

Oxendine answers questions about changes in Medicare

Georgia Insurance and Fire Commissioner John Oxendine answers consumer questions.   Q: I understand that enrollment for Medicare is currently underway. Can I enroll in a prescription drug plan during that time?   More...

Limited edition ornaments available

First and second limited edition ornaments of Buddy Bufford Field and the Lincoln County Courthouse are now available. More...

Don’t let your holidays become an opportunity for criminals

For many of us, the holidays are a mixture of fun and frantic shopping, joyful times and a hectic pace. Criminals, however, see the holiday season as full of opportunities - the perfect time to take advantage of seasonal chaos.   More...

Opinions

A Sermon Without A Sting

Across The Savannah

Nothing gets folks riled up like a mean old wasp flying around, and when a lot of wasps fill the air, the fun begin. I recall how much joy I got out of watching red wasps flit about the sanctuary at New Hope when I was a boy.   More...

Sharing fond memories of Christmases past

The child that is in all of us seems to come alive at Christmas. Wonderful and meaningful memories of Christmas go back to our childhood and stay with us for a lifetime. More...

‘Path to Christmas’ shares the message of the season

The “Path to Christmas” calls out to all who suffer, long for love, and need the healing touch of the King of Kings, who humbled Himself and became flesh at Christmas. The path awaits... More...

Worship

Master’s Closet sponsors winter clothing drive

The Master’s Closet, a ministry of Lincolnton United Methodist Church, is sponsoring a “Coat Drive.”   Not only are coats needed — gloves, scarves, and hats are being sought as well.   More...

Beta Club’s ‘Project Care’ is a phenomenal success

The 2010 edition of LCMS’s “Project Care” was phenomenal, breaking all records. More...

Hinesley disposes of numerous cases during waived jury trials

Waived jury trials were held Monday, December 13, at the Lincoln County Courthouse, with Judge Harold A. Hinesley presiding. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Ansel Nordquist steadied himself against the cold night wind. Tightly gripping his gold-knobbed cane, he stared at the bright and lovely things in the Saks Fifth Avenue window. “What to get?” he asked himself. More...

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BB guns should come with target sport training

If a BB gun is at the top of your child’s Christmas list, a Georgia 4-H gun safety expert urges you to put “target sport safety equipment” on that list, too.   More...

People

Eight 4-H’ers participate in District Project Acheivement

Eight Lincoln Co. 4-H’ers traveled to Rock Eagle 4-H Center near Eatonton, Ga. to participate in the Northeast District Cloverleaf Project Achievement on November 20, 2010. More...

Santa visits Over the Rainbow

Santa visited Over the Rainbow Playschool for their Christmas party on Dec. 16. More...

Perez ad Pollard united in marriage

Miss Lori Perez, daughter of Margarito and Gloria Perez and Garous Pollard, son of Robert and Doris Pollard and grandson of the late Mr. . 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...