January 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Justice reports on recent arrests made in the city

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Jim Justice.  According to the chief, the following arrests were made in the city:  Carrie Louise Hine, 19, of Lincolnton, charged with possession of mari More...

Volunteers start Cruisin’ for the Cure

Angel Carter, a community manager for the American Cancer Society (ACS), addresses the crowd gathered at the Lincoln County Library Monday, January 24, to kick off the 2011 Lincoln County ACS Relay f More...

News

Chris Spiller discusses the lake with CCLC members Jan. 20

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met at the public library on January 20 at 6:30 p.m. Preston Parton, president, opened the meeting. John Kennedy gave the invocation. Vice president, Linda Burns led the Pledge of Allegiance.  More...

Chairman appoints county committee members

Routine beginning-of-the-year business was conducted at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, January 20.  More...

Community awards will be presented at chamber banquet

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...

Opinions

Magic Crystals, Magical Memories

Across The Savannah

The opening of this column will seem futuristic, but we’re about to take another trip down memory lane, a place a lot of you like. (You write and tell me so. More...

Taking Control OfYour Spending: Budget Basics

(NAPSA)—If you are like most people, you find that you often spend money on things that you really don’t need.  Another way to look at it is that you don’t really manage the money you have, you just spend it as expenses come up More...

Obituaries

Martha Smith Boyd

Martha Smith Boyd, 87, of Grovetown, Ga., entered into rest Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at National Health Care in North Augusta.  More...

Easter Lillie Elam

Ms. Easter Lillie Elam of Augusta Hwy., entered into rest Monday, January 17, 2011 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Mildred A. Stephens

Mrs. Mildred A. Stephens (Midge) of Lincolnton, Ga., entered into rest January 5, 2011 at the residence of her son, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Stephens in Belvedere, S.C. surrounded by love.  A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. More...

Edmunds receives 30-year pin; will retire at end of school year

Dr. Randall Edmunds, superintendent of Lincoln County Schools, will retire, effective June 30, 2011.  The school board voted to accept Edmunds’ retirement at its regular meeting held Tuesday, January 18.  More...

Johnson delivers State of the County address at first meeting of the year

Lincoln County Commission Chairman Wade Johnson delivered the annual “State of the County” address at the regular meeting of the commission held Tuesday, January 18.  The meeting was postponed from Thursday, January 13, due to a snow More...

FBLA Young Miss Pageant to be held in LCHS auditorium tonight

The Lincoln Young Miss Pageant will be held tonight (Thursday) beginning at 7 p.m. in the LCHS Auditorium.  The pageant is being sponsored by the school’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter.  More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I’m relatively certain that, after a weekend of moans, groans, cracks, and creaks, my warranty has expired. I assume my mother has it stashed away somewhere with my birth certificate but she nor I can find it.  I can’t hear. More...

Cartoon

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We need an animal shelter

TO THE EDITOR  This past week some person threw two dogs out to freeze or starve to death on the Thomson Highway. Of course they came to my house. This is the third time this year!  More...

People

CARD OF THANKS

CARD OF THANKS  Jane and Jimmie Justice would like to thank everyone for the love and concern shown to them during their hospital stays. Our prayer is that God will bless you all.   More...

Leathersville News

Marion and Hilda Cliatt and Margie Smalley visited William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon.  Anne Wright brought lunch on Saturday and spent some time with her parents, William and Lee Bentley.  Marion Cliatt and Larry Smalley were visi More...

Toole, Waller to exchange vows in ceremony March 26

Walter and Teila Driggers of Collins announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandi Toole of Athens, to Wesley Waller, also of Athens, son of Wade and Joanna Waller of Washington.  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...