December 1, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Deputy suspended with pay pending GBI investigation

A Lincoln County deputy has been suspended with pay pending the results of an internal investigation being conducted by the GBI.  On Tuesday, November 22, two citizens lodged a complaint against Sergeant Darryl Bentley for inappropriate behavior More...

Community urged to turn contributions up a notch

Collections for the Secret Santa program are looking slim at the moment, but Richard Brown, owner of the Huddle House, believes things will pick up the closer it gets to Christmas.  Brown and his employees at the Huddle House, with a great deal More...

Farmers State Bank shares its history

Farmers State Bank celebrated its 100th anniversary on November 4th with hundreds of customers, friends, and family attending a cookout on the bank’s front lawn. More...

Raising awareness

Jeff and Sheri Easter’s “Paint Your Town Pink!” Tour included a stop at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. More...

News

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

The day I left my radio at home

When I look back over my years as a Georgia student and a Georgia Bulldog fan, a mascot and four men embody University of Georgia football to me: our fine line of Uga mascots, Vince Dooley, Herschel Walker, Lewis Grizzard, and Larry Munson.  More...

People

LeAnn Walton weds Garrett Jackson O’Neill Nov. 5

Blessed with a beautiful fall day and in the rustic outdoor setting of the courtyard of historic Enterprise Mill, the marriage ceremony of LeAnn Walton to Garrett Jackson O’Neill took place on November 5, 2011 at 4:30 in the afternoon. More...

Ashley, Starbuck to exchange vows in ceremony Dec. 10

Bobby and Gail Ashley of McCormick, S.C. are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Marie to Matthew (Matt) John Starbuck, son of John Starbuck and Brenda Haislip, all of Lincolnton.  More...

Leathersville News

Lisa Mahaffey and Ethan Mahaffey spent Monday afternoon with William and Lee Bentley.  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...

Equalization board members will be appointed in January

Due to administrative issues, the Lincoln County Board of Equalization will discontinue all tax appeal hearings until further notice.  According to Amanda Doss, clerk of superior court, the Lincoln County Grand Jury appointed one member and two More...

Visitors find heart of season on Path to Christmas Dec. 4-5

Once again, the community is invited to travel “The Path to Christmas” at First Assembly of God Sunday, December 4, and Monday, December 5.  The Christmas festival, which runs from 5:30 until 8 p.m. on Sunday and 6:30 until 8 p.m. More...

Drama class to present one-act play at LCHS

The LCHS Drama Class is set to present the play “Bachelor Holiday” on Tuesday, December 6, at 7 p.m. More...

Food, crafts, merchant specials will greet festival-goers

Break out the wrapping paper, candy canes, and wassail recipe, the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s 14th Annual Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne Festival is finally here!!!  The festival will get underway at 1 p.m. More...

Bands will perform songs of the season at LCHS December 8

The bands at LCMS and LCHS, under the direction of Jasper Dukes, will present their annual Christmas concert on Thursday, December 8, beginning at 7 p.m. in the LCHS Auditorium.  The program includes the following selections:  More...

Call chamber now for reservations to Legislative Breakfast

Make reservations now for the “2011 Annual Legislative Breakfast” set for Tuesday, December 6, at 8:30 a.m. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I unadvisedly , with a gimp knee, went to Augusta yesterday to exchange some things my son had received for his birthday…a birthday, by the way, that was this very month…November.  More...

Cartoon

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Failure to notify public

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Sports

Devils’ season over after another fall to Savannah Christian

GARDEN CITY – Lincoln County became the first team this season to score an early touchdown on the Savannah Christian Raiders, but in the end that was not enough. More...

Georgia Class A 2011 Playoff Brackets

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Obituaries

Thelma Walton Hammond

Mrs. Thelma Walton Hammond, 98, beloved wife of 46 years to the late William A. “Bill” Hammond entered into rest on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at Knob Hill Assisted Living in Evans, Ga.  More...

Roger E. Henderson

Roger E. Henderson, 77, passed away from lung cancer on Thursday November 17, 2011 at Providence Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska.  A celebration of Roger’s life will be held at 5:30 p.m. More...

Kenneth A. Riddleberger Sr.

Mr. Kenneth A. Riddleberger, Sr., of Swainsboro, Ga., entered into rest Friday evening, October 28, 2011, at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 30 in the Chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Revs. More...