January 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Johnson delivers State-of-the-County address

Lincoln County Commission Chairman Wade Johnson delivered the annual “State of the County” address at the regular meeting of the commission held Thursday, January 12.  More...

Potential jurors named to serve on grand jury

The Lincoln County Grand Jury will convene Monday, January 23, at 9:30 a.m. at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Judge Harold A. Hinesley is scheduled to preside over the proceedings.  More...

News

Sign-up period extended for USDA Conservation Stewardship Prog.

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Dave White announced that the cut-off date for the current Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) ranking period has been extended to January 27, 2012. More...

Preparation and quick thinking can save hunters’ lives in water

Needless drowning deaths of hunters who fall into lakes and streams can be prevented with a little preparation and fast thinking, according to officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District.  More...

Boating course being offered beginning Jan. 31

The “beginners boating class” known as America’s Boating Course (ABC) will give you the knowledge you need to make you a competent and safe skipper! More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

We Called Him Zewis A Lincolnton Original

Talk about a blessing. A memory of an old friend pops into your head seemingly from nowhere. You’ve long given him no thought but the next second the friend is there, as real as the rising sun. More...

Obituaries

Barney L. Bentley

Mr. Barney Lang Bentley, 68, of White Rock Road entered into rest Monday, January 9, 2012 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington.  A visitation was held from 6 - 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 12 at Beggs Funeral Home, Lincolnton. At Mr. More...

Ralph L. Montigny

SSG. Ralph L. Montigny, U.S. Army retired, of Lincolnton, entered into rest January 11, 2012 at VA Medical Center, Augusta.  Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. More...

Betty Jean Williams

Mrs. Betty Jean Franklin Williams, 83, of Lincolnton, entered into rest Thursday, January 12, 2012 at Thomson Health and Rehabilitation.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 15 at Double Branches Baptist Church with Revs. More...

20/20 committee unveils vision statement to board, community

“Lincoln County Schools...where our students reach their fullest potential through world-class learning grounded in small town values.”  The vision statement for the school system was unveiled at the regular meeting of the Lincoln Co More...

Kick-off for Relay set for tonight at First Assembly

The kick-off celebration for the 2012 Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life will take place tonight (Thursday) at 6 p.m. More...

Citizenship award presented to Elam, Norman at MLK program

The annual Lincoln County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observance was held Sunday, January 15, at 3 p.m. in the LCHS Auditorium.  The theme was “Make it a day on...not a day off!”  More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Okay folks, it’s time to leave the boy alone. All your taunting, teasing, and nay saying is of no consequence now. 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

Turner celebrates second birthday with train party

Little Harley Luck Turner, son of Macy and Clay Turner, turned two years old on Decmeber 8th and celebrated with a party at his home on Humphrey Street on the following Saturday.  More...

Leathersville News

Nancy Bailey, Mandy and Brad Rogers, Jane Young, Lee Quarles, Gail Johnson and William and Lee Bentley have been visitors of Dollie Smalley and Jan and Kerry Whitener.  Pam Watson visited her parents, Kenneth and Donna Abel Wednesday night.&nb More...

Bentley honored on 80th birthday with luncheon

Mrs. William P. Bentley was honored on her 80th birthday by her children and grandchildren with a luncheon on Saturday, January 7 at Salem Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.  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...