July 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Sharman Southall will be honored with luncheon at Groves-May House

Sharman Southall, senior historian with the Georgia Department of Transportation, will be the guest of honor at a covered dish luncheon set for Wednesday, July 20, beginning at noon at the Groves-May House in the Lincoln County Historical Park.  More...

Winganators take first place at cookoff; crowd of 2,000 enjoys fireworks display

Approximately 2,000 people attended the Second Annual Downtown Wing Cook-Off held Saturday, July 2, on Main Street.  The cook-off and fireworks extravaganza were hosted by the City of Lincolnton, the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

As I re-write this, a recent tribute to my Aunt Marie Smalley on her 90th birthday, she is lying on a bed in ICU at University Hospital. A tragic accident did what we all thought was impossible to do: slow down this dynamo of a woman.  More...

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EPA offers tips to be cool and safe this summer

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing tips to protect people from the dangers of overexposure to the sun and heat while still enjoying summer activities. More...

Obituaries

Edward W. Hauser Sr.

Edward W. Hauser, Sr. of Savannah Lakes Village, died Thursday, July 7, 2011 at Kentwood Health Care Center in Augusta, Ga.  A memorial mass was held at 11:00 a.m., on Monday, July 11 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Later next week, at Mr. More...

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Kathleen Wright Reed

Mrs. Kathleen Wright Reed, 82, of Double Branches Rd, died Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta.  Funeral services were conducted from Pine Grove United Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 8 with the Revs. More...

Dyke, Pemberton arrested after five-day crime spree

Two Michigan men are now in custody following a crime spree that spanned five days.  Roger Allen Dyke III, 25, of Holland, Michigan, is currently incarcerated in the McCormick County Detention Center and Greg Scott Pemberton, 29, of Rockford, Mi More...

Council calls for referendum on the Sunday sale of alcohol

The Lincolnton City Council has called for a referendum to decide whether to allow the sale of alcohol on Sunday.   The vote was taken at the regular meeting of the mayor and council held Tuesday, July 5.  More...

Sheriff reports on results of payroll account audit

The Georgia Department of Labor recently concluded an audit on payroll accounts, administered by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.  The audit was begun on May 31.  It was found that the sheriff’s office was generally in compl More...

Lincoln Artisans will serve as incubator for progress

The Lincoln County Development Authority is making substantial progress in achieving its goal of establishing an incubator program here in the county.  An incubator is an organization designed to accelerate the growth and success of a new busine More...

Opinions

The Romance of Bugs

Across The Savannah

You’ve heard the bit of wisdom that goes a cold winter is good because it kills a lot of insect pests. I don’t believe that for a moment. More...

People

Leverett, Doggett are winners of recent fundraiser

Harold Leverett of Lincolnton and Elizabeth Doggett of Augusta, Ga., were recent winners of a gas card in a fundraiser event that benefited The Silver Lining.  Everyone’s support was much appreciated.   More...

Cara Priscilla Goolsby weds Kyle Willis Miller June 4

Cara Priscilla Goolsby and Kyle Willis Miller, both of Lincolnton, exchanged wedding vows in a private ceremony officiated by Reverend Deryl Odom at 6:00 in the evening on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Salem Baptist Church.  The bride is the daughte More...

Fortson graduates from Athens Tech with Assoc. Degree

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Fortson are proud to announce the graduation of their daughter, Katie Elizabeth “Libby” Fortson, from Athens Technical College’s College of Life Sciences. More...

Worship

Living Well prog. now offered at Morningside BC

Living Well, a ministry of encouragement for those desiring to honor God with every part of their life, is being offered at Morningside Baptist Church.  Our exercise is geared towards low impact for the sake of those who are just getting started 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...