May 12, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber names winners of Grill & Chill Festival

The Second Annual Georgia Grill & Chill Festival, sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, was a great success.  The event took place Saturday, May 7, at the American Legion Post 194 Fairgrounds.  More...

New Tabernacle to celebrate 125th anniversary on Sunday

New Tabernacle Baptist Church will be celebrating its 125th anniversary during a special worship service set for 3 p.m. Sunday, May 15.  The guest speaker for the occasion is the Reverend Dr. Charles E. More...

News

Registratioin begins for annual Farm Safety Camp May 26

The Wilkes/Lincoln Farm Safety Camp Committee recently announced their annual Farm Safety Camp will be held Thursday, May 26 with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the McGill-Woodruff Agriculture Center in Washington.  More...

Education and prevention can make a difference when co-existing with coyotes

The distinctive call of the coyote or “song dog” echoes across our state, from the more welcoming rural areas of wooded forests and open fields, to the less inviting environments of major cities and neighborhoods.  More...

April weather slammed through Georgia

Three separate waves of severe storms ripped through Georgia last month. Warmer-than-normal temperatures may have contributed to the development of these severe episodes. More...

Opinions

Old Savannah (And Life) Revealed

Across The Savannah

One of the great things about this new age is the speed of the Internet. Email may be the next best thing to mental telepathy. A few seconds on the keyboard, hit send, and a message tears off at the speed of light. More...

Eat Salad To Your Health

(NAPSA)—An excellent way to get the recommended nutrient needs each day is to eat a lot of salad. More...

Did You Know?

(NAPSA)—Miele, creator of the first HEPA-certified vacuum cleaner, recently introduced the S7260 Cat & Dog vacuum. Engineered specifically for pet owners, the upright vacuum delivers powerful suction to remove stubborn pet hair. More...

Obituaries

Mabel Ashmore Nelson Edmunds

Mrs. Mabel Ashmore Nelson Edmunds passed away just before dawn on Sunday, May 8, 2011.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10 at Double Branches Baptist Church with Rev. Ficklen Guin officiating. More...

Rolland L. Dent

Mr. Rolland L. Dent entered into rest May 7, 2011 at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia, S.C.  Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 9, from Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Robert Adams officiating.  Mr. More...

BOE names three finalists for job of superintendent

The Lincoln County Board of Education met in a special session Monday, May 9, and selected three candidates as finalists in its search for a new superintendent of schools.  Earlier this year, Superintendent Randall Edmunds announced his decision More...

Kirk Bray faces multiple charges in several counties

A Canton, Georgia, man, with multiple arrest warrants in Lincoln and other counties, was apprehended and taken into custody Thursday, May 5, after he crashed a stolen pickup truck head-on into another car, occupied by the grandparents of a deputy wit More...

Lights, camera, action

Lincolnton may soon be known as “Hollywood East.” Last week, a film crew was at the home of Elizabeth and Al Arthur on Humphrey Street to shoot a commercial for an Atlanta pharmaceutical More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

With the sudden surge of old buildings and home places undergoing restoration because of their historical significance, my family is, well, sitting on a goldmine.  At one time, however, what we sat on wasn’t worth a whole lot but speaking More...

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Consumers get answers from Georgia Dept. of Agriculture

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: Should fresh blueberries be washed prior to freezing? More...

People

Fish are biting!

  Charles Broome caught an assortment of crappie, brim and speckled catfish weighing around 47 pounds total on Goldman Creek. He also caught a large mouth bass weighing 9 1/2 pounds.   More...

Leathersville News

Marion and Hilda Cliatt carried William and Lee Bentley to Sweet T’s in Thomson for lunch on Monday for William’s birthday. The lunch was very good and our fellowship together was wonderful. So good to have nice friends.  More...

Cardboard boat winners

Stephanie Jordan’s Foundations of Engineering and Technology Class and Engineering Applications Class had the challenge of designing and building boats out of cardboard and one roll of duct tap 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...