March 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

River of Life seeks nominations for summer projects

Project nominations are now being accepted for the 2011 session of “River of Life Mission Advance,” which will be held in Lincoln County June 22-26.  More...

Creative learning

To add a little fun to learning, students in Jerri Tutt’s British literature class at LCHS made sock puppets to represent characters from Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. More...

Band receives superior rating at first festival

The LCMS Band received a “superior” rating at the Shamrock Concert Festival in Dublin.  The event was hosted by West Laurens High School Saturday, March 12.  There were a total of 15 schools participating, with several bringing More...

News

Thirteen-year cicadas will be arriving in a few more weeks

In a few weeks, Georgians will have the chance to see a rare natural phenomenon: the emergence of Brood 19, Georgia’s only 13-year cicada.  “For 13 years these cicada nymphs have been living below ground, awaiting their day in the su More...

Spring Fling to be held at Mistletoe State Park April 30

Mistletoe State Park, 3725 Mistletoe Rd., Appling, Ga., will have a Spring Fling April 30 from 1-6 p.m. Cost is $10 per vehicle. More...

Military Bass Bash to be held at Wildwood Park

Bass Pro Shops-Tracker Marine Group in association with Columbia County Recreation and the Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau will honor our US Armed Forces with its Inaugural Military Bass Bash on April 16, 2011 at Wildwood Park.  More...

Opinions

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agriculture, Gary W. Black, Commissioner, www.agr.georgia.gov. Find us on Facebook.  Q: What is a spider daylily?  More...

Across The Savannah

Folk Art & Folk Medicine Poor Man’s Stained Glass

A few years ago a mansion stood on Lake Murray over here. Some 20,000 square feet, it featured a Roman bath and a dining room overlooked by a 1600’s platform from which the Pope once blessed the masses.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting   The Lincolnton Lions Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at The Corner Cafe. Call Jim Butler at 706-359-4114 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359-1258for more information.   More...

County looking at ways to deal with budgetary woes

Lincoln County is counting dimes and nickels as it enters the home stretch for FY 2011.  According to Traci Bussey, finance director for the county, the pension fund is already $20,000 over budget, the liability insurance fund is $20,000 over bu More...

Lincoln County designated as Camera Ready at State Capitol

Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), designated Lincoln and 72 other Georgia counties “Camera Ready” at the Georgia Stat More...

Chamber and Athletic Club to host 5-K walk/run April 2

The“RaceN2Spring,”sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce and the Lincolnton Athletic Club, will be held Saturday, April 2.  The 5-K (3.1 miles) walk/run is set to start at 9 a.m. More...

Grammy Award winner Jerry Peters creates music for the glory of God

Early in his career, Jerry Peters arranged, orchestrated, and conducted the music for ‘Death Wish I’ with Herbie Hancock. He was then offered the opportunity to score the music for another movie.  More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

A friend of mine phoned me last week and asked if I’d mind tutoring her first grade daughter in math. Thinking I had misunderstood the question I repeated it aloud to her, my husband and son suddenly silent in the next room.  More...

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CCLC reports on March meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met at the public library March 17 at 6:30 p.m. Vice President, Linda Burns, opened the meeting. John Kennedy gave the invocation. Linda led the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

People

Jeff & Sheri Easter to perform

Jeff & Sheri Easter will be in concert at First Assembly of God on Sunday, March 27 at 6:00 pm. A love offering will be received. A nursery is provied for children ages four and under. More...

Art students take top honors

Two Lincoln County High School art students took top honors at an artist reception for McCormick’s Seventh Annual Juried Student Art Competition sponsored by the MACK.  More...

Scott awarded scholarship

Rusty Scott was awarded a $1,000.00 scholarship from the National Wild Turkey Federation, Little River Chapter on March 18. More...