October 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

PTO to host a fall festival at recreation complex Oct. 8

The LCES Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) will be sponsoring a community-wide fall festival on Saturday, October 8, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

Easters sponsor fall festival at Lewis homeplace tonight

Gene Watson and the Primitive Quartet are set to appear at the firstever Jeff & Sheri Easter Fall Festival tonight (October 6), beginning at 7 p.m. at the Lewis Family Homeplace on Lewis Family Road.  More...

Potential jurors asked to report for civil trial week

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear civil cases, beginning Tuesday, October 11, at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

In this day of $3+ a gallon of gas it’s almost enough to make a person want to stay at home. For the last, I can’t remember how many years, I drove a Chevrolet Tahoe that drank gas like a boozer. More...

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Most successful festival ever!

TO THE EDITOR:  This letter is to all the sponsors of the Bluegrass Festival held at Elijah Clark on the 16, 17 and 18TH of September 2011. Thank you so much for your financial support.  More...

Sports

Devils beat Hancock, now preparing for W-W

SPARTA – Lincoln County scored twice after turnovers in the first five minutes of the second half to extend its lead to 28-7 enroute to a 28-15 win over Hancock Central.  The Red Devils have not lost to a team from Sparta since a 20-19 los More...

Region 7-A SCHEDULES and SCORES

AQUINAS 4-1 8 Landmark 10 42 Telfair Co. More...

Worship

Midway UMC celebrates its 105th year with homecoming

Midway UMC celebrated 105 years of serving the community with annual homecoming on Sunday, September 25th. Rev. 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...

Payment dispute between city and county is resolved

The City of Lincolnton and Lincoln County have settled their dispute centering around the increase in wholesale water rates.  The announcement was made at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Monday, October 3.  More...

Commission levies millage rates; adopts 2012 general fund budget

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to approve an FY 2012 General Fund Budget of $6,125,798.52 at a called meeting held Thursday, September 29.  The General Fund Budget reflects a $5,749 increase over last year’s budget.  More...

DOT to discuss Raysville Bridge at meeting Oct. 11

The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) will sponsor an open house to give the public an opportunity to view a proposal to replace Raysville Bridge, which spans Little River, on the Thomson Highway.  Those in attendance will also have the More...

Blood drive to be held at LBC Sat.

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, October 8, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. More...

Storm hits Soap Creek area

A severe thunderstorm hit Lincoln County at about 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 27. The majority of the damage was in the Soap Creek area, where trees fell on power lines, campers, and vehicles. More...

Rock Swap & Dig to be held at Graves Mountain

The biannual Graves Mountain Rock Swap & Dig is set to begin Friday, October 7, and continue through Sunday, October 9.  Close to 2,000 rockhounds converged on the mountain for the May dig. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Hunting’s Long, Slow Demise Do Boys Still Follow Men Afield?

It’s a classic late afternoon, autumn day. Men in tan jackets of canvas follow a pair of pointers working a brushy field. Absolute pure sunlight slants low across the land. Occasionally a gun reflects the light. More...

People

Leathersville News

Alicia Bryant visited William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon.  Christopher Quarles and son, Lee, visited with Dollie Smalley and Jan and Kerry Whitener on Sunday night.  Hilda Cliatt visited with William and Lee Bentley Thursday mornin More...

New Beginnings

Salem Mitchell Carpenter  Steven and Tammy Carpenter are proud to announce the birth of their son, Salem Mitchell, born August 28, 2011 at 5:58 a.m. enroute to the hospital. More...

Walton, O’Neill to exchange vows in ceremony Nov. 5

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Walton of Lincolnton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, LeAnn Walton to Garrett Jackson O’Neill, son of Alex O’Neill and the late Dana O’Neill of Lincolnton.  More...

Obituaries

Louise Hawes Harris

Mrs. Louise Hawes Harris entered into rest Sunday, September 11, 2011 at her residence.   Funeral services were held on Friday, September 16, 2011 at Mulberry C.M.E. Church with Rev. Walter Brown, Jr., officiating and Rev. More...

Laurentina G. Walters

Laurentina (Laura) G. Walters, 87, of San Antonio was called to her heavenly home on Tuesday, September 13, 2011.  Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 17, at John Calvin Presbyterian Church, San Antonio, Tx. More...

Roy D. Walters

Roy D. Walters, 81, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2011.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., beginning at John Calvin Presbyterian Church in San Antonio, Tx 78239. Interment followed at Holy Cross Cemetery.  Mr. More...