March 3, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber seeking sponsors for Georgia Grill & Chill Festival

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking sponsors for the Second Annual Georgia Grill & Chill Festival set for Saturday, May 7, at the American Legion Post 194 Fairgrounds, off of the Augusta Highway.  More...

News

High school seniors can aply for LWREA 2011-12 honorarium

High school seniors from Lincoln and Wilkes Counties may apply for an honorarium sponsored by the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA).  Students who apply must be planning to attend a college or vocational school for the 2011-20 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...

UGA to host first VetCAMP for high school students

Twelve 11th and 12th grade students will be selected from a national applicant pool to participate in the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine’s first VetCAMP, a nine-day program aimed at helping students experience veterinary m More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Coach Jimmy 1933-1998

Part Two  When Daddy got sober in 1979 I was in the eighth grade and though I held on to some resentment I saw a different side of Daddy during my final years at home. More...

Sports

First pitch of the season

The ceremonial first pitch for the opening scrimmage game at the new baseball field on Wednesday, Feb. 16 against Hephzibah High School was thrown simultaneously by Dr. More...

Little League registration is now underway

Registration for Lincoln County Little League Baseball and Softball is currently underway at three convenient locations: F & M Bank, Cliatt Crossing, and the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex on Rowland-York Road.  The deadline is Saturday, Ma More...

Obituaries

Mamie Elam Neal

Mrs. Mamie Elam Neal, 73, of Melvin Norman Dr., entered into rest February 20, 2011 at her residence. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 26 at Newberry Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Willie J. More...

Faye Bodie Spratlin Freeland

Mrs. More...

John William Marshall

Mr. John William Marshall, 70, of Poland Rd. More...

BOE submits qualifications for superintendent to state

The Lincoln County Board of Education met on Tuesday, February 22, to discuss the superintendent qualifications and brochure information to be submitted to the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA).  The board recently contracted with the GSB More...

Locals meet with legislative delegation to discuss park

Two members of the Lincolnton City Council met recently with Becky Kelley, director of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and DNR Operations Chief Wally Wood to discuss ways to enhance Elijah Clark State Park.  Representing Linco More...

Team of local educators give presentation on RTI in Athens

The Lincoln County School System was one of several school districts selected to make a presentation on the implementation of the RTI (Response to Intervention) initiative at the annual meeting of the Student Support Team of the Association of Georgi More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

When one of my sons was about three years old he and I were shopping for groceries when he glanced around and announced to all, in a booming voice, “Mama, everybody is my friend!!”  More...

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Legislative Update

The pace at the capitol quickened this week as we worked our way closer to the halfway point of the 2011 legislative session. More...

People

Leathersville News

Dudley and Susan Bryant visited his sister, Irene Bryant, on Sunday night.  Alicia Bryant visited William and Lee Bentley Wednesday afternoon.  Lisa Mahaffey visited her parents, William and Lee Bentley Thursday night.  Chuck and L More...

Sweet treats

The Ladies Auxiliary Unit 194 had the pleasure of baking and serving cupcakes and ice cream to the residents of Knob Hill Assisted Living Home on Vaelintine’s Day. Ms. Jane Guillebeau and Ms. More...

Will Guin signs with Nascar Driver Development Team of Stott racing

Will Guin like any other 12 year old loves to play video games and spend time with his friends. Unlike many other 12 year old’s he is already focused on his future. 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...