August 11, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Beloved educator, former board member dies Aug. 3

Rubye Fielder Mason, 83, died Wednesday, August 3, at her home on Rowland-York Drive, surrounded by her loving family.  Born on September 23, 1927, in Rome, Georgia, Miss Ruby was the fifth of seven children.  More...

Cheer Devils to host pep rally tonight at 7 p.m.

It’s time for all Red Devil Fans to dig their noise makers out of the closet, dust off the old stadium seats, and get their red and white wardrobes cleaned and pressed in preparation for another fall filled with great football!  More...

Carney holds system-wide meeting with focus on team-building exercise

Lincoln County School Superintendent Jeff Carney welcomed all employees back to school at a system wide meeting held Tuesday, August 2, at LCHS.  The overall theme of the meeting was teamwork.  To that end, school personnel were divided int More...

Chevy Game Night Live set to broadcast high school football

A new twist will be added to CSRA football this year: “Chevy Game Night Live.”  Each Thursday, WJBF (Channel 6) will broadcast a different regular season game played by area teams on its secondary digital channel, WJBF 6.2/ RTV.  More...

News

Georgia’s hunting season and regulations available

The 2011-2012 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available online and in print announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.  More...

Keeping food safe at home

Recent salmonella outbreaks linked to ground turkey and papayas thrust national attention on food safety. More...

Activities planned at the MACK

The following is what is going on at the MACK for the next few weeks. To sign up for a class or reserve your ticket/seat for an event, call the MACK at 864-852-3216. Tickets for the events are available at the MACK Office and Gallery.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Up in the Hills

“Travel writing is something you do for the money, not a lot of money, but the working conditions can be pleasant,” wrote James Salter. He’s right. It’s not about money. It’s about adventure. More...

Obituaries

Patsy Ellen Hoffman

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Rubye J. Fielder Mason

Mrs. Rubye Jacquelyn Fielder Mason entered into rest Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at home, surrounded by her loved ones.  Homegoing services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 6 at Lincoln County High School. 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...

Common Core will replace EOCT and CRCT with other assessments

“At first glance, the Common Core Standards seem to be a step in the right direction,” said Amber Bentley, an English/Language Arts teacher at LCHS.  “Their focus is on ensuring that all students nationwide receive the same qua More...

Qualifying will begin Aug. 29 for Post 1, 2, & 3 city council seats

Qualifying for three seats on the Lincolnton City Council will be held Monday, August 29, through Wednesday, August 31, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. More...

Chamber to sponsor annual Freshwater Coast pageant

The Third Annual Miss Freshwater Coast Pageant will take place Saturday, August 20, at 6 p.m. in the LCHS Auditorium.  The event is being sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Loco VFD sends out letters for subscription fees

The Loco Volunteer Fire Department will be collecting fees for each property plat in the fire district.  The cost for residences is $50, while fees for businesses start at $75.  The subscription membership runs from August 1, 2011, to June More...

Red Devils will face Bulldogs during scrimmage Friday night

The Lincoln County Red Devils are set to test their mettle when they meet the Thomson Bulldogs for a scrimmage game Friday, August 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Buddy Bufford Field.  More...

Justice attends chiefs’ conference held in Savannah

As part of his continuing education and training in the administration of law enforcement, Chief Jim Justice of the Lincolnton Police Department recently attended the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police 44th Annual Summer Training Conference.&nbs More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Things my best friends, and you, don’t know about me  1. I wish you realized it is the same distance from your house to mine as it is from mine to yours.  2. More...

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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. More...

People

Dining on the beach

David and Nancy Pund dined with daughter Jenny and her boyfriend Mike at Frenchie’s Rockaway Cafe on Clearwater Beach while visiting in Tampa. More...

Leathersville News

William and Lee Bentley spent the past Monday night with Raymond and Elaine Timmerman.  Raymond and Elaine Timmerman were lunch guests on Tuesday of William and Lee Bentley.  Anne Wright and Lisa Mahaffey spent the day Saturday with thei More...

Watson-Brown Foundation looking for teens to serve

Hickory Hill at the Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc. is looking for a few good teenagers who are interested in history, like to help their communities, and want to learn about philanthropy to serve on its Junior Board.  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...