March 10, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Silver Lining Foundation to host annual fund-raiser Sat.

The Silver Lining Foundation of Newberry Baptist Church will hold its third annual fund-raising celebration on Saturday, March 12, from 3 until 5 p.m. at the church.  More...

Fire destroys home

A fire, which was reported at approximately 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 4, destroyed the home of Donald Elam on Maxim Road. More...

Restaurant owners warned to watch out for scam artists

A person or persons impersonating an East Central Health District (ECHD) food inspector has tried, unsuccessfully, to scam restaurant owners and managers in four counties within the district.  The first occurrence took place on Wednesday, Februa 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...

Dr. Williams to speak at Tea and Learn March 10

Wills Memorial Hospital and Community Medical Associates will sponsor a Tea and Learn Thursday, March 10, 2:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Library.  More...

Johnson Family Farms recalls two milk products

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black alerts Georgians to the recall of two milk products from the Johnston Family Farms in Morgan County, which may not have been properly pasteurized.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Coach Jimmy - Coach Cake Bake 1933-1998

Part Three  It was not my idea to be an alcoholic. I didn’t want to be one. After I found out I was one, I tried not to. And I mean I tried everything in me not to be an alcoholic. I tried 29 shock treatments. I went to a witch doctor. More...

Obituaries

Margaret Jones Bentley

Mrs. Margaret Jones Bentley, 62, of Hwy. 220 West, entered into rest on Friday, March 4, 2011 at McDuffie Regional Medical Center in Thomson, Ga.  Funeral service were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 7, at Salem Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Robert Gene Myers

Mr. Robert Gene “Bobby” Myers, 74, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest March 3, 2011 at Trinity Hospital.  Memorial services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Washington, Georgia with Dr. More...

Wil Leverett

Wil “Man” Leverett passed away unexpectedly on March 5, 2011.  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...

City to apply for CDBG grant; reconsiders floating exemption

The Lincolnton City Council voted to authorize Mayor Henry Brown to initiate the process of filing an application for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for the purpose of upgrading sewer More...

Teams preparing to raise funds for annual ACS Relay for Life

Preparations have begun in earnest for the 10th Annual Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life.  The community celebration will take place Friday and Saturday, April 15 and 16, from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. More...

Jazz Band to hold dessert concert in LCHS Cafeteria

How my heart is singing, While the band is swinging, I’m never tired of romping, And stomping with you at the Savoy. (“Stompin’ at the Savoy” by Chick Webb and Lester Young)   More...

Bass fishermen to converge on Clark’s Hill Lake for tournament

The Savannah River Division of the Walmart Bass Fishing League (BFL) is headed to Clark’s Hill Lake on Saturday, March 12, for the second of five stops.  As many as 400 boaters and coanglers will be competing for top awards of up to $9,500 More...

Eight qualify for national tourneys

The national qualifying season has come to a close, and speech and debate students at LCHS have proven once again that some of the state’s brightest and most talented competitors may be found right here at home.  Eight students from Lincol More...

Editorial Page

Legislative Update

The twentieth legislative day, and halfway point, of the Georgia General Assembly’s 2011 legislative session was held on Monday, February 28.  More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Share the road with bikers

TO THE EDITOR:  ‘Look Twice, Save a Life! Motorcycles are EVERYWHERE!” is Georgia’s motorcycle awareness campaign slogan. More...

People

Allen recognized

Elizabeth Allen, of Lincolnton (pictured) and TaylorAtkinson, of Crawfordville, Ga., (not pictured) were presented a Certificate of Appreciation from Georgia State President of the National Society o More...

Guin’s honored at 25th wedding anniversary reception

Jay and Debra Guin of Washington were honored on the occasion of their 25th wedding anniversary at a reception Saturday, February 12, hosted by their children, Thomas, Justin, and Jacob Guin of Washington.  More...

Hinson named to Dean’s List at Reinhardt Univ.

Tyler Hinson of Lincolnton was among the 410 students named to the Reinhardt University Dean’s List for fall semester 2010.  AReinhardt Dean’s List student must maintain a 3.5 grade-point average based on successful completion of a m More...

Worship

Men’s Day held at Fishing Creek Baptist March 6

Fishing Creek Baptist Church held Baptist Men’s Day Sunday, March 6 with all the men of the church taking part in the program.  Roger Walker was the Master of Ceremonies for the service. More...

Gospel Alive Program to be held at Newberry Missionary April 16

The Annual Gospel Alive Program, sponsored by Newberry Missionary Baptist Church, will be held at The Lincoln Center on Saturday,April 16 at 6:30 p.m.  Featured guests will be the dynamic Wimberly Family of Miami, Fla. More...