May 5, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Former director pleads guilty in criminal court

Three cases were disposed of during criminal trial week, held at the Lincoln County Courthouse, beginning Tuesday, April 26.  Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. presided over the proceedings.  The cases were as follows:  More...

Residents invited to particpate in Day of Prayer

Local residents are invited to gather on the front steps of the Lincoln County Courthouse today (Thursday) at 12 noon to observe the 60th Annual “National Day of Prayer.”  Locally, the day of prayer and repentance is being sponsored More...

Close to 2,000 visit mountain

Approximately 2,000 rockhounds converged on Graves Mountain for the biannual Rock Swap & Dig held Friday, April 29, through Sunday, May 1. More...

LCHS will host state playoffs beginning Fri.

Lincoln County will host Wesleyan in the Class A State Baseball Playoffs, beginning Friday, May 6, at 4 p.m.  Friday’s games will be a doubleheader.  If a third game is necessary, it will be played at 4 p.m. More...

News

Hunt & Learn turkey weekend is a great way to pass on tradition

Can you think of a better way to spend a weekend than hunting with a kid? More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agriculture, Gary W. Black, Commissioner, 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334, www.agr.georgia.gov. Find us on facebook.  Q: I am having trouble finding gourd plants for sale. Any suggestions?  More...

UGA researchers are tracking an outbreak of caterpillars in state

Researchers at the University of Georgia are tracking an outbreak of caterpillars that can eat and strip the leaves off oak trees, potentially affecting the tree’s health for a year or more. More...

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Across The Savannah

Fallen Giants

Last week’s tornadoes broke records, smashed homes, shattered communities, and robbed people of life itself. We grieve for them and their families. What a tragedy the winds of destruction wrought.  More...

Obituaries

Lenace Jeanette Cavnor

Lenace “Jeanette” Cavnor, 79, of Sioux Falls, S.D., entered into rest on Saturday, April 23, 2011 at Covington Heights Nursing home.  Jeanette has donated her body for the advancement of science to the Genises program in Memphis, Ten More...

Edgar O’Neal Glover Jr.

Mr. Edgar O’Neal Glover, Jr., 79, Cherokee Drive South, entered into rest on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at University Hospital in Augusta.  A memorial service to celebrate the life of Edgar O’Neal Glover, Jr. was held at 5 p.m. More...

Donald Kohli

Mr. Donald Kohli, 63, husband of Sharon Feister Kohli entered into rest April 29, 2011 at Medical College of Georgia.  Funeral services were conducted with military honors at 2 p.m. on May 2 at Bellevue Memorial Gardens Chapel with Revs. More...

Clean-up initiative is a success; city to renegotiate water rates

“Keep Georgia Clean Day,” a clean-up initiative sponsored by the City of Lincolnton and Lincoln County Government, was a “great success,” according to Mayor Henry Brown.  “We had a lot of participation – peopl More...

Nineteen to compete at chamber’s Grill & Chill Festival at fairgrounds

The Second Annual Georgia Grill & Chill Festival, sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, will take place Saturday, May 7, at the American Legion Post 194 Fairgrounds, off of the Augusta Highway.  More...

Musical groups gather for Easter homecoming May 6-7

Jason Crabb, “Little Roy” Lewis and Lizzy Long, Karen Peck & New River, The Lewis Tradition, and The Easter Brothers are all set to appear at the Third Annual Jeff & Sheri Easter Homecoming Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7, at T More...

Justice issues activity report for city

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Jim Justice.  According to the chief, the following arrests were made in the city:  Willie Mickens, 28, of Lincolnton, charged with DUI and failure to me More...

Two musicals to be presented by choral dept.

The LCMS Choral Department is gearing up to present its spring musicals.  The sixth-grade performance of “Dear Edwina Jr.” will take place Tuesday, May 10; whereas, the eighth-grade chorus will present “Thoroughly Modern Milli More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

How many of you, dear hearts, have seen the television show Little Miss Perfect that airs on the WE channel? I have but I wish I hadn’t. This is reality television at it’s worst.  More...

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Did spring break impact your driver’s license?

If you survived Spring Break vacation, but your driver’s license or identification card did not, the Department of Driver Services (DDS) offers a quick and secure Internet option for obtaining a replacement at www.dds.ga.gov. More...

People

Nice catch!

A productive evening was had at the old fishing hole for Albert Bentley and his grandson, Tristan (pictured). Oscar Jones and grandson, K.C. was also present. K.C. More...

Leathersville News

Kenneth and Donna Abel visited with William and Lee Bentley Thursday afternoon.  Raymond and Elaine Timmerman and Erin Cooper brought lunch for William and Lee Bentley on Friday. We enjoyed our visit together and our lunch as well. More...

Celebrating birthday

Mrs. Lila Dunn celebrated her 90th birthday on May 1, 2011. She enjoyed the day surrounded by her children, grandchildren, greatgrandchildren and family and friends. 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...