October 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Midway VFD to hold meeting on subscription fees

The Midway Volunteer Fire Department has decided to implement an annual “subscription fee” program.  The subscription membership runs from October 30, 2011, to June 30, 2012. More...

Two arrested when officers discover meth lab in camper

Two Lincoln County individuals were arrested on drug charges during the execution of a search warrant Thursday, October 20.  Following a three-month investigation, a search warrant was issued to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for a ca More...

Calendar dedicated to the Rosses

The Lincoln County Friends of the Library’s (FOL) 2012 “Step Back in Time” keepsake calendar is currently on sale at the library.  This year’s calendar is dedicated to Mobley and Ben Ross, the original “friends of t More...

News

Warm clothing needed for vets

Seventy-five percent of all the homeless people in Augusta are our veteran heroes. Many came to Augusta for combat related injuries – physical and emotional. They found work and a place to stay near the VA hospital. More...

TIP off DNR to crimes and make poachers pay

The opening day of firearms season for deer hunting, Oct. 22 was also Turn In Poachers (TIP) Day in Georgia, according to a proclamation signed by Gov. More...

Consumers get answers from Georgia Department of Agri.

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: Can you tell me about the ghost plant? More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Trash Talk

Folks used to be a lot more selfsufficient, and that independence provided me a lot of fun as a boy. There were two ways of life people accepted as normal back then: hand-dug wells and trash barrels. More...

Sports

Red Devils beat Fighting Irish 44-22

When an opposing coach checks the Lincoln County football schedule and sees their team is coming to Lincolnton on the Red Devils’ homecoming night, what must they think?  The Red Devils last lost a Homecoming game on Buddy Bufford Field 40 More...

Region 7-A SCHEDULES and SCORES

AQUINAS 6-2 8 Landmark 10 42 Telfair Co. 0 56 Social Circle 0 35 Hancock 20 24 Wilkinson 21 55 Twiggs 0 44 Jeff Davis 14 22 Lincoln Co. More...

Obituaries

Robert Arnett

Robert Arnett, Sr., 91, Greenwood, S.C., husband of Sudie Mae Ashmore Arnett, entered into rest Sunday, October 23, 2011 at Hospice House.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26 at Greenwood Memorial Gardens with Rev. More...

George D. Maloof

Mr. George D. Maloof, 74, entered into rest with his family by his side on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at University Hospital Cardiovascular Institute.  Graveside service, with memorial honors, were held at 11 a.m. More...

Jane Maxwell

Janelle Canington Maxwell, 81, of Blairsville, Ga., entered into rest on October 17, 2011.  Born in Lumpkin, Ga., she was the second daughter of William Joseph and Belle Goodwin Canington.  More...

Best of Broadway

April Shelton, music apprentice; Lisette Archer-Barber; Emily Williams; Taylor Fernandes; Matessia Murray; Amanda Sims; and Lexus Paschall rehearse for the LCHS Choral Music Department’s presen More...

Long-time resident dies in plane crash near Rayle Sat.

Aviation authorities are investigating after a Wilkes County pilot died Saturday when his plane crashed near Rayle.  Wootten A. More...

Hollimon and Murray crowned Homecoming Queen, Princess

Hannah Hollimon was crowned the LCHS Homecoming Queen when the Red Devils met Aquinas at Buddy Bufford Field Friday, October 21.  She is the daughter of Vicki Goldman and Terrell Hollimon.  Matessia Murray, who is the daughter of Marie Murr More...

Chamber to host Halloween at the Welcome Center

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce and the Lincoln County Development Authority are set to present the Third Annual “Halloween at the Welcome Center” Fall Festival from 3 until 5 p.m. More...

State implements changes in delivery dates for SNAP benefits

SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) recipients will soon experience a change in the timing of their monthly benefits.  Starting in November, the state has decided to use a new formula to determine when clients will receive their f More...

Hinesley disposes of several cases in criminal court

Criminal cases were heard by Superior Court Judge Harold A. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

This is the time of year when my family of men disappears into the TV screen and are not heard from or seen until the New Year. More...

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Upcoming chamber events

The 3rd Annual Halloween at the Welcome Center Fall Festival event will be Saturday, October 29, from 3-5pm. More...

People

Reed celebrates seventh birthday

Elizabeth Ann Reed, daughter of Haili Reed Stevens, celebrated her seventh birthday at Brunswick Bowling. The girls enjoyed cosmic bowling and danced to the latest music.  Her guests enjoyed cheese pizza, soda and a special bowling themed cake. More...

LCMS names students to honor roll for nine weeks

Lincoln County Middle School is proud to announce the following students were named to the Honor Roll for the first nine week. Honor Roll students must have a 90 or above in all subjects.  More...

Leathersville News

Elaine and Raymond Timmerman were supper guests Friday night with William and Lee Bentley. Raymond and William attended the football game. Elaine and Lee visited with Dollie Smalley and Jan and Kerry Whitener.  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...