February 10, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

BOE holds planning session to discuss future goals, plans

A proposal to purchase a new student information system and departmental reports were among the items discussed at the Lincoln County Board of Education’s planning session held Friday, February 4, at the board office on Metasville Road.  More...

News

TLS&PS will offer four week new America’s Boating Course

Learn how to operate your boat safely by taking this course! More...

Hudgens offers homeowners tips on preparing for severe weather

Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia is February 7-11, and Insurance Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens wants to remind homeowners of some important tips to protect themselves and their property from weather-related hazards.  More...

Turkey hunts slated for Bussey Point in April

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Project will hold two turkey hunts in the Bussey Point Management Area in the spring of 2011.  More...

Opinions

Blessed Spring Arrive Early

Across The Savannah

Mark your calendar. On March 20, at 7:21 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, spring arrives. Are you ready for some nice weather, flowers, green grass, and sunshine? I sure am. We’ve had more cloudy days than I can recall. More...

Sports

Sherman signs with Presbterian College

Red Devil Franklin Sherman has been awarded a full scholarship to play football for the Blue Hose of Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina.  Sherman signed a contract to play at PC during a ceremony held in the LCHS Media Center on Wed More...

Obituaries

Rosemary Clary Clubb

Mrs. Rosemary Clary Clubb, 77, of Winton Lane entered into rest on Sunday, February 6, 2011 at her residence.  The funeral service was held at the First United Methodist Church of Washington at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 9, with Rev. More...

William H. Edmunds

Mr. William H. “Bill” Edmunds, 91, of 2019 Washington Hwy., entered into rest on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at Lake Crossing Health Center in Appling, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. More...

Alfred Jackson Goad

Mr. Alfred Jackson Goad 77, of Lakeside Drive, entered into rest on Tuesday, February 2, 2011 at his residence.  There will be a memorial service held at a later date.  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.   More...

Council votes to join county in seeking homestead exemption

The Lincolnton City Council voted to join Lincoln County in seeking a “floating homestead exemption” for those 70 and older.  The resolution supporting the measure, which is being spearheaded by the county, was approved at the regula More...

Park will host ceremony honoring Clark and Dooly

The annual celebration honoring Gen. Elijah Clark and Col. John Dooly, the “Heroes of Hornets’ Nest,” for their contributions to the cause of freedom during the Revolutionary War will take place Sunday, February 13, at 11 a.m. More...

Gospel singing to be held to raise funds for needy in county

The Lincoln County Ministerial Association will host a “gospel singing” fund-raiser Wednesday, February 16, at 7 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Georgia eyes coldest winter ever

Cold temperatures and heavy snow crippled north Georgia in January. Despite heavier-than-normal snowfall, precipitation amounts were below normal, increasing drought conditions across the state.  More...

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Consumers get answers from the Ga. Dept. of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agriculture, Gary W. Black, Commissioner, www.agr.georgia.gov. Find us on www.facebook.com.  Q: I am looking for some sources of flower and vegetable seeds. Do you have any suggestions?  More...

People

Officers installed

The Lincolnton Masonic Lodge #354 installed its officers along with officers from other Masonic Chapters in the CSRA. Pictured are front row (L-r): Bob Grzeskwicz (Jr. Warden), Roy Stampley Jr. More...

Easters attend GRAMMY party

Attending the GRAMMY Atlanta nominees party were (L-r): Jeff Easter, Morgan Easter (daughter), Gov. Nathan Deal, and Sheri Easter. The party was held at the W Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. More...

Leathersville News

Hilda Cliatt visited with William and Lee Bentley on Wednesday and brought lunch for them.  Audrey Crump went to Social Circle Thursday and cared for her grandchildren. More...

Worship

LUMC in need of contributions for missions trip

Lincolnton United Methodist Church is looking for donations for their Honduras and Belize mission trip. They are in need of children and young women’s clothing, light blankets, towels, shoes and monetary donations. More...

Master’s Closet offers super savings as it prepares to relocate

The Master’s Closet, a ministry of Lincolnton United Methodist Church, is having a super moving sale, featuring bargains beyond belief.  The sale begins today (Thursday) and continues through Saturday, February 12, at the “closet,&rd More...