February 3, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Blood drive to be held at Lincolnton Baptist Church Sat.

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, February 5, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church.  The goal for the drive is 36 units.  More...

Target awards $700 field trip grant to LCMS

The eighth-grade class at LCMS recently received a Target Field Trip Grant in the amount of $700.  Christie Bryan, a Georgia History teacher at the school, stumbled across the grant on the Internet and decided to submit an application for the fu More...

LCMS, LCHS musicians earn seats in honor band

Since the close of football season, musicians at LCMS and LCHS have been busy preparing to audition for the various honor bands, sponsored by the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA).  More...

News

Foundation offers ten free trees to February members

Here’s an ideal way to get into the mood for spring planting: Join the Arbor Day Foundation and receive 10 free trees to plant when the weather turns warm.  Every person from Georgia who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in February 2011 will More...

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.  SPECIAL EVENTS  More...

Fortson homestead is rich in history

The story of the dirt you walk on each day holds many secrets that are the history of our county and country. Many such secrets lie in the eastern part of Lincoln County bordering the Savannah River in what was at one time was known as Egypt.  More...

Opinions

The Bob Edmonds Photos

Across The Savannah

The people who formed my first circle of friends are there in their teens; captured by the camera, they’re ageless, yet some are gone. Gone for good.  More...

Obituaries

Robert H. Goldman

Mr. Robert H. “Bob” Goldman, 80, of Thomson Hwy., entered into rest on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at his residence.  Funeral service were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at Hephzibah Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Annie Kate Norman

Mrs. Annie Kate Chafin Norman, 98, formerly of Groves St., entered into rest Thursday, January 27, 2011 at Heritage Health Care of Wilkes.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 30 at Lincolnton Baptist Church in Lincolnton. More...

Clarence Partlow

Mr. Clarence Partlow, 81, entered into rest January 23, 2011 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 29 at New Tabernacle Baptist Church with Pastor Matthew Harden officiating and Rev. More...

Former investigator indicted by grand jury on theft charges

Jack Hancock, 43, director of the Lincoln County E-911 Center and former investigator with the sheriff’s office, has been indicated on one count of felony theft by taking and two counts of endangering a security interest.  More...

County representatives enjoy Tourism Day at the Capitol

Lincoln County was well represented when Georgia tourism industry professionals gathered in Atlanta for “Tourism Day at the Capitol” to celebrate the significant role tourism plays in the state’s economy.  The annual event took More...

Jarius Wynn will live the dream at Super Bowl XLV

“I love hunting and hitting quarterbacks. Every time I go out, I try to make a sack – it’s one of the best feelings I’ve ever had.” – Jarius Wynn, defensive end for the Green Bay Packers.  More...

New snake exhibit added to attractions at Elijah Clark SP

Elijah Clark State Park is introducing a new and exciting program to its list of fun activities for the entire family: snakes.  More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Well, we go from snow to rain and back again. Hey, I made a rhyme!  I’m sitting here right now and the rain is pouring down. I have darted in and out of shelter all day long and at last I am home, dry and warm.  More...

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How to turn your tax refund into home energy savings

Homeowners who didn’t take advantage of those big tax credits for energy-saving home improvements in 2010 are getting another shot at the savings. Although smaller than last year’s offerings, credits remain on the federal tax books.  More...

People

LCRP announces its subject for the Norwood scholarship essay contest

The Lincoln County Republican Party has announced the 2011 Charlie Norwood Scholarship essay contest subject. More...

Four students from Lincolnton named to GSU Dean’s List

Georgia Southern University recently recognized 2,331 students for excellence in academics on the 2010 Summer Semester Dean’s List. More...

Leathersville News

Jackie Bonner visited William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon.  Alicia and Patrick Bryant visited their parents, Dudley and Susan Bryant during the week.  Susan Bryant visited Marsha Mooney one day the past week.  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...