January 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

LCHS CTAE Department to host career fair Jan. 24

The Career, Technical and Agriculture Education (CTAE) department at LCHS is set to host its annual career fair on Monday, January 24.  The event will take place from 3:15 to 5:30 p.m. More...

Judge Hinesley to preside over grand jury hearings Mon.

The Lincoln County Grand Jury will convene on Monday, January 24, at 9:30 a.m. at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Judge Harold A. Hinesley is scheduled to preside over the proceedings.  Prospective jurors for the term are Roy. D. More...

Citizenship awards presented to Smith, Parker at MLK observance

The annual Lincoln County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observance was held Sunday, January 16, in the LCHS Auditorium.  The theme for the event was “One Nation, One Dream.”  The guest speaker for the occasion was Rev. More...

News

Dr. Scott Lind will speak on melanoma at Tea and Learn

Wills Memorial Hospital and Community Medical Associates will sponsor a Tea and Learn Thursday, January 27, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. in the Lincon County Library.  Dr. Scott Lind will speak on melanoma, a malignant form of skin cancer. More...

USDA survey will measure the financial health of farms

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) started conducting its Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS) earlier this month. More...

LCHS students named to honor roll for second qtr.

Lincoln County High School is proud to announce those students who achieved Gold Card status for the second quarter.  Ninth grade: Tynecia Garnett, Camden Gilpin, Jemarian Hearst, Macy Hill, Kristin James, James Spratlin, Richard Vanlandingham, More...

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Norman celebrates birthday

Four generations gathered to celebrate the 82nd birthday of Doris Norman. Pictured are (l-r): Kendall Taylor Ruehle, Mallory Gay Ruehle, Gay Riggs and Doris East Norman. More...

Special visitor

Wee Wisdom held it’s annual Christmas party December 23 with Santa and his Elf. The students enjoyed telling Santa what they wanted for Christmas and having their picture taken with him. More...

Brantley Asher Ruehle

Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Ruehle are proud to announce the birth of their son, Brantley Asher, born Saturday, December 18, 2010 at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. Brantley made his debut at 11:14 a.m. More...

Writing scores prove to be a mixed bag for juniors at LCHS

The scores of LCHS juniors on the Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT) were a mixed bag.  Administered this past fall, the results were released earlier this month.  More...

Vera Stewart offers a sweet treat to chamber banquet attendees

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual banquet Monday, January 31, at 7 p.m. at The Lincoln Center.  The guest speaker for the occasion is Vera Stewart, president and CEO of Augusta’s VeryVera.  More...

Lewis, Long and Boswell to perform at Festival Hall Sat.

“Little Roy” Lewis, Lizzy Long, and Little Roy’s grandson, 11-year-old Bennett Boswell, will be performing at Festival Hall in Greensboro, Georgia.  The concert is scheduled for Saturday, January 22, beginning at 7 p.m.  More...

ACS Relay for Life kickoff will be held in library annex

The 2011 Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life will kick off Monday, January 24, from 5:30 until 7 p.m. More...

Council votes to acquire .4 acres next to city barn

The acquisition of property was the purpose of a called meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Wednesday, January 12.  During the meeting, the council voted to purchase approximately .4 acres of land, adjacent to the city barn on School Str More...

OES personnel work with AVLS in state-funded pilot program

Lincoln County continues to move into the digital age, with OES (Office of Emergency Services) personnel participating in a pilot program funded by the Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission.  The initiative is being conducted under the auspices More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Are you tired of the snow yet? I’ll bet you are.  I have mixed emotions about it. As most of you have gathered over the years I adore snow…..white, fluffy, clean, sparkling snow, the kind utterly devoid of I*C*E. More...

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A Lesser Horizon

Across The Savannah

Both added rustic beauty to the land but you see them less and less. Both spoke to man’s resourcefulness, and yet they were too simple to survive. And thus the land loses two countryside icons: fire towers and windmills. More...

Obituaries

Dennis Clarence Harper

Mr. Dennis Clarence Harper, 57 of Indian Cove Rd., Thomson, Ga., entered into rest Friday, January 14, 2011 at McDuffie Regional Medical Center, Thomson.  Funeral services were held at 2 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.   More...