August 18, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Grand jury indicts pair of Michigan men and others

The Lincoln County Grand Jury indicted two Michigan men on charges stemming from acts committed during a crime spree that began on June 30 and ended July 4.  Chief Judge Roger W. More...

Dr. Campbell gives presentation to BOE on standardized test scores

A presentation, summarizing student achievement scores for the 2010- 2011 school year, was made to the Lincoln County Board of Education by Dr. More...

Chamber pageant to be held Aug. 20

The Third Annual Miss Freshwater Coast Pageant will take place Saturday, August 20, at 6 p.m. More...

News

UGA researchers join national team to address climate and animal agriculture

University of Georgia researchers recently joined a national team of scientists working on a five-year, $4.1- million U.S. More...

AFM provides affordable food relief to families

Angel Food Ministries (AFM) www.angelfoodministries.com, is an organization dedicated to providing support in the form of food relief is offering affordable food to families.  In response to current economic conditions and lengthy unemployment l 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 and follow us on Twitter.  Q: What exactly are linters? More...

People

Garnett will be featured in McDonald’s news magazine

Two thousand eleven has been a big year for Miranda Garnett. After being named as a recipient of the prestigious Ray Kroc award in Chicago, she also participated in the RDM GM captstone Pilot at Hamburger University in Oak Brook, Illinois.  More...

Mack Poss is recipient of ING Lifetime Achievement Award

Mack Poss, Registered Financial Consultant from Toccoa, Ga., has been named as this year’s recipient of the ING Financial Group Lifetime Achievement Award. More...

Taylor Khristian Arrowood weds John Lloyd Hemby

Taylor Khristian Arrowood of Lincolnton and John Lloyd Hemby of Marietta were united in marriage on Saturday, May 28, 5 o’clock in the afternoon at Faith Community Church in Lincolnton. Rev. L. More...

Corps sponsors fall clean-up initiative

The United States Army Corps of Engineers is sponsoring a clean-up day along the shoreline of Clark’s Hill Lake Saturday, September 24. More...

County water rates go up; still negotiating with city

Lincoln County residents will see a slight increase in their water bills, effective October 1.  The action was taken at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, August 11.  More...

SPLOST referendum set for Nov. 8; LCHS fails to meet AYP standards

The Lincoln County Board of Education called for a SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) referendum at its regular meeting held Tuesday, August 9.  The vote was 4-1, with Denise Freeman opposing the motion.  More...

Students check out more than books

LCHS students Lexus Paschall (l), Will Wilhelm, Lisette Barber (standing), and Rachel Perkins check out the new Kindles and NetBooks purchased for school with federal grant. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Dear Hearts, I admitted last week that I have a purse fetish. I absolutely love pocket books. I’m ashamed to say that I bet I have fifty handbags hanging up in my basement. More...

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Across The Savannah

The Last Dirt Road

It’s so dry folks are spitting cotton as one old saying goes. So dry birds are making nests out of barbed wire goes another. Something about drought makes me think of dirt roads.  More...

Sports

Corps sets primitive weapon deer hunts for Bussey Point

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ J. Strom Thurmond Project will conduct primitive weapon deer hunts in Bussey Point, located in Lincoln County, Ga. 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...