January 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lewis, Long to perform at chamber banquet Feb. 7

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual banquet Tuesday, February 7, at 7 p.m. More...

Chamber looking for volunteers to serve as new board members

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is looking for a few good men and women to serve as members of the organization’s board of directors for 2012.  The mission of the chamber is to advance commerce, tourism, and civic interes More...

Relay kickoff a success

The kick-off celebration for the 2012 Lincoln County American Cancer Society Relay for Life was held Thursday, January 19, in the Family Life Center at First Assembly of God. More...

News

YMCA group exercise classes to be held here

Registration is now underway for YMCA group exercise classed through January 31. Classes will begin February 1. More...

New sport fishing regulations now available online

The new 2012 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations are now available. 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, follow us on Twitter.  Q: I have several pecans on my property. More...

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Across The Savannah

Dogs, Devils & Drinks

Author’s Note: An editor at Random House passed my name along to the editors at Zocalo Public Square who were looking for a writer to assess how people feel about politicians, not parties or issues. More...

Obituaries

Al Candler

Mr. Al Candler, 86, husband of 64 years to Mrs. Margie Holloway Candler, of Augusta, Ga., entered into rest Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 21, at St. More...

Doris Reed Holloway

Mrs. Doris Reed Holloway, loving wife of the late Ellis Watson Holloway, entered into the presence of her Savior on Sunday, January 22, 2012, at the home of her daughter in Augusta with her family at her bedside.  More...

Ella Kate Johnson

Mrs. Ella Kate Johnson, Augusta, Ga., entered into rest on Sunday, January 15, 2012 at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 20 at White Rock Baptist Church with Rev. Seymore Harrison, Sr., Pastor and Mr. More...

BOA chairman sets record straight about assessments

“The millage rate is the most important factor in determining property taxes,” stated Jim Heard, chairman of the Lincoln County Board of Tax Assessors.  Although this is Heard’s first year as chairman, he has served on the boar More...

Family Y brings new programs geared toward healthy living

Although the Family Y has been in action at Camp Lakeside for a number of years, the agency has finally come to town, bringing with it a variety of programs designed to tickle the brain as well as get folks off of the sofa and moving.  More...

Edmunds wins a new Nissan

Emily Edmunds of Lincolnton recently won a brand-new 2012 Nissan Maxima from Sunbelt Nissan in Augusta. More...

School system wins state award for implementation of RTI program

The Student Support Team Association for Georgia Educators (SSTAGE) recently awarded the Lincoln County School System the 2011 SSTAGE Star Award for Promising Practices – Best School System.  System representatives were presented the award More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

About this time of year we hear a lot about the acronym S.A.D. That stands for Seasonal Affective Disorder…in other words, depression. More...

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Clontz speaks at CCLC meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met at the public library January 19 at 6:30 p.m. President Linda Burns opened the meeting. Jack Smalley gave invocation. More...

People

Western wins prose/poetry championship

LCHS students participating in the Jackson High School Red Devil Rhetoric on Saturday, January 21 were: Rachel Perkins, Alex Western, Dakota Lorenzen and Charity Drinkard. More...

Leathersville News

Hilda Cliatt visited William and Lee Bentley Thursday afternoon.  Elaine and Raymond Timmerman brought lunch on Saturday for William and Lee Bentley. We enjoyed our lunch and our visit.  More...

LCHS students named to honor roll for nine weeks

Lincoln County High School is proud to announce the following students were named to the Honor Roll List for the second nine weeks. Honor Roll students must earn a 90 or higher on all grades.  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...