February 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Wynn celebrates birth of baby and Super Bowl win

It could be said it was a perfect day.  Jarius Wynn, a former Red Devil and UGA Bulldog, who now plays for the Green Bay Packers, took delivery of a baby boy and won a Super Bowl ring all in the same day.  It started the night before the Pa More...

Nineteen to compete for title of Miss LCMS

Nineteen young ladies in grades five through eight will take part in the annual Miss LCMS Pageant set for tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. More...

News

General signup period to begin for Conservation Reserve Prog.

Hobby Stripling, Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Georgia announced a general signup for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) will begin on March 14, 2011, and continue through April 15, 2011. More...

LCES kindergarten registration to be held on March 2

LCES will have kindergarten registration Wed., March 2 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Your child must be five years of age on or before Sept.  More...

Additional funding awarded to assist citizens with energy costs

Additional funding was awarded to assist qualified citizens who have placed their name on the waiting list only. More...

Opinions

Coach Jimmy 1933-1998 Part One

Across The Savannah

I suppose time does heal all wounds. I am now able to view Daddy’s issue for what it was, a real illness. I do focus on the good he has done rather than on the life I remember as a child. —Randy Smith   More...

Obituaries

Marvin Crook

Mr. Marvin Crook, 84, Crook Road, entered into rest on Friday, February 18, 2011 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington, Ga.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Monday, February 21 at Loco Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. More...

Catherine Elizabeth Mercer

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Helen Gaynelle Coile Walls

Mrs. Helen “Nell” Gaynelle Coile Walls, 79, a former resident of Grovetown, Ga., entered into rest Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at Lake Crossing Health Care, Appling.  More...

Worship

Drama to be presented Sunday

The Women’s Ministry of First Assembly of God will be presenting a drama entitled “Women Touched by Christ” on Sunday, February 27 at 6 p.m. More...

Fireman sustains injuries while fighting brush fire on Hwy. 378

Perry Kirkland, a member of the Loco Volunteer Fire Department, was injured in a fire that destroyed close to 40 acres of land on the McCormick Highway Monday, February   21.  More...

LCHS beats state and RESA scores on End-of-Course Tests

“We are thrilled with the results of the winter End-of-Course Tests (EOCTs),” said Dr. Brian Campbell, assistant superintendent for instruction for Lincoln County Schools. More...

BOE votes to purchase new student information system

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to purchase Infinite Campus, a new student information system (SIS), at a called meeting held Thursday, February 17.  An SIS is a database used for reporting grades, storing student demographic informa More...

Goldman exhibits Supreme Champion Heifer in Perry

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Lincolnton UMC to host annual consignment sale

The Lincolnton United Methodist Church will be hosting its annual Spring and Summer Kids Consignment Sale today (Thursday) through Saturday, February 26, in the church fellowship hall.  More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I’ve been reading Broadway reviews of a play entitled From Bonkers to Botox about a young lady who suffers with depression, attempts suicide several times, and on her way to recovery, uses Botox at least once.  I’m not sure from what More...

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Legislative Update

While committees continued to pour over legislation this week, there was a unique buzz of excitement underneath the Gold Dome as the House heard from some of our state’s great leaders and legends.  More...

People

Hillary Amanda Doss to wed Daniel James McAlister May 14

Mr. and Mrs. Earnest R. Doss, Jr. of Lincolnton announce the engagement of their daughter, Hillary Amanda to Daniel James McAlister, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raleigh M. Long, Jr. of Lincolnton and Mr. Gary D. McAlister of Suwanee, Georgia.  More...

Leathersville News

Chuck Mahaffey visited William and Lee Bentley Saturday and were lunch guests in the home. Buddy Hawes visited during the afternoon.  Pat Leech’s son, Larry, is leaving Monday going back to Afghanistan. More...

Dukes to perform in spring concert at Young Harris

Young Harris College student JeRee Dukes, a sophomore music major from Lincolnton, Ga., will perform at the Young Harris College Choir’s annual spring concert on Tuesday, March 1, at 7 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...