July 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Red Devils rank No. 1 out of top 50 football programs

Lincoln County was named the top high school football program in the state for the past 25 years, according to a study compiled by Alvin Richardson.  Richardson, who is semi-retired from his position as the assistant principal at Morgan County H More...

Brazilian volunteers enjoy the charm and Southern hospitality of the city

Six young people from Brazil, South America, are spending close to two weeks of their summer working with children at the Family Y’s Camp Lakeside in Lincoln County.  The volunteers range in age from 15 to 20, and all are from Belo Horizon More...

News

Consumers get answers from Dept. 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: Are peaches native to Georgia?  More...

Opinions

Back on Georgia soil

Across The Savannah

Each morning, cup of coffee in hand, I walk my lawn looking for fallen branches and pinecones. Each day I walk the grounds checking the hydrangeas, gardenias, tea olive, aucubas, azaleas, and assorted flowers. More...

People

Holloway, Clark exchange vows in double-ring ceremony June 11

Carly Allison Holloway and Caleb Drew Clark of Lincolnton exchanged wedding vows in a impressive double-ring ceremony Saturday, June 11, at seven o’clock in the evening at The Golf Club at Rocky Branch in Lincolnton. Rev. Paul C. More...

Leathersville News

Franklin and Brenda Bowick visited William and Lee Bentley Saturday afternoon.  Margie Smalley visited William and Lee Bentley Saturday morning. More...

Henderson celebrates third birthday with party July 2

Alexander J. Henderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Henderson of Greenville, SC, celebrated his third birthday on July 8th and was treated to a birthday party on Saturday, July 2nd with family and friends.  More...

Obituaries

Marshall Booker

Marshall Booker, 56, husband of Teresa Gilchrist Booker, entered into rest Sunday, July 3, 2011 at his home following a sudden illness.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 9 at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Lincolnton with Rev. More...

Pat Hardaway

Honorable Pat Hardaway of Evans, Ga., Probate Judge of Columbia County, passed away Friday, July 15, 2011 at Georgia Health Sciences University in Augusta, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Marie Ginn Smalley

Mrs. Marie Ginn Smalley, 91, of Humphrey Street entered into rest with her family at her bed side on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at University Hospital.  Funeral service were held at 4 p.m. on Monday, June 18, at Lincolnton Baptist Church with Rev. More...

County throws hat in the ring to host third leg of Crappie Masters tourney

It could be that Lincoln County will host the third leg of a Crappie Masters tournament during the 2012 season.  The Crappie Masters Tournament Trail is sponsored by Bass Pro Shops.  The topic was among the items on the agenda for the regul More...

Board will vote on SPLOST referendum at next meeting

The renewal of the Special Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) was up for discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, July 12.  According to the timeline for placing the referendum on the ballot for the N More...

Elizabeth Dallis is inducted into UDC’s Real Granddaughters Club

Elizabeth Hardy Dallis was surprised to find she had been inducted into the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) “Real Granddaughters Club.”  Dallis received a certificate attesting to that fact from her niece, Cindy Sellers of More...

WJBF to broadcast LCHS - McCormick game on Sept. 1

A little something new is in store for football fans this year: Chevy Game Night Live.  Each Thursday, WJBF (Channel 6) will broadcast a different regular season game, played by area teams, on its digital channel (WJBF 6.2/ RTV). More...

Hazardous heat

Although the bank clock only registers 101 degrees, the mercury actually made it up to 104 degrees on Wednesday, July 13. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I remember when church music consisted of a piano. That’s all, a piano. Then we “upgraded” and got a state-of-the-art organ, thanks to some benevolent church members. More...

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Lillie Leverett will be guest speaker at Women’s Day

True Fellowship Church invites you to worship with them on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at 3:00 p.m.. This year our annual Women’s Day guest speaker is Evangelist Lillie Leverett of Irvington, NJ.  More...

Sports

Season tickets go on sale Aug. 2

Reserved seats for the 2011 Red Devil Football Season will be on sale at the new high school located at 200 Charles Ward Elam Dr. beginning Tues., Aug. 2. The ticket window will be open daily from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. More...

Bombers take first place

The Lincoln County Recreation Department announces the winners of its spring/summer adult softball league. 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. 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...