February 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Poland will be guest speaker 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...

STAR Student and Teacher

Connor Eades has been named STAR Student for the LCHS Class of 2012. Kathy Thomas, a math teacher at LCHS, was selected by Eades as his STAR Teacher. More...

Lincoln County represented at Tourism and Hospitality Day

Lincoln County leaders were among the Georgia tourism industry professionals gathered in Atlanta for “Tourism and Hospitality Day at the Capitol.”  The annual event, which is held to celebrate the significant role tourism plays in th More...

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Foundation offers ten free trees to new members in Feb.

Here’s an ideal way to get into the mood for spring planting: Join the Arbor Day Foundation and receive 10 free trees to plant when the weather turns warm.  More...

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Every man’s memory is his private literature. —Aldous Huxley   More...

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Beggs named Grand Champion

Bentley Beggs took Grand Champion with his Limousine steer at the 19th Annual Moo Moo Classic held Saturday, January 28th in Sylvania, Ga. Pictured with Bentley is Alva and Adam Aycock. More...

Food pantry gives thanks to its many contributors

The Lincoln County Food Pantry provides food to the homeless, unemployed, disadvantaged, children and seniors. More...

Leathersville News

Alicia Bryant and Jackie Bonner visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday afternoon.  Marion and Hilda Cliatt visited with William and Lee awhile Wednesday morning.  Erin and Derek Cooper were lunch guests on Wednesday with Erin’s gran 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...

Citizens advised to secure property in wake of recent rash of burglaries

Although personnel with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office dealt with everything from battery to cruelty to animals during the month of January, burglary still topped the list of crimes committed in the county.  More...

Numerous individuals are indicted by the grand jury

The Lincoln County Grand Jury met Monday, January 23, and Tuesday, January 24, at the Lincoln County Courthouse, with Judge Harold A. More...

LCHS to host workshop for seniors, parents

LCHS will host a financial aid workshop Monday, February 13, at 6 p.m. More...

Forty-one contestants to vie for title of Young Miss

The Lincoln Young Miss Pageant will be held Tuesday, February 7, beginning at 7 p.m. in the LCHS Auditorium.  The pageant is sponsored annually by the school’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter.  More...

Local gospel group releases first CD titled Heaven’s Trio

Shannon Cox, Diana Paradise, and Glenna Roper Willis have recently released their first CD, titled Heaven’s Trio.  The CD is also the name of the new group.  More...

Fund set up at FSB to benefit Ricky Raley Jr.

A fund has been set up at Farmers State Bank to benefit Ricky Raley, Jr., who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer known as primary mediaspinal lymphoma.  The proceeds will be used to help offset expenses associated with chemotherapy, radiat More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I have a cousin, Deborah, whom I love dearly and who is my own private shrink and internal medicine person. Many is the time I have sought advice from my $150/hr. doctors in Augusta to come home and receive the same advice from Dr. Beggs.  More...

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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.  SPECIAL EVENTS  More...

Obituaries

Eloise Hardy Coleman

Mrs. Eloise Hardy Coleman, 88, of the Oaks Apartments died Tuesday January 24, 2012.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at McCormick First Baptist Church. Interment followed at Overbrook Cemetery.  More...

Grady L. Reed

Mr. Grady L. Reed, 76 of Reed Rd. entered into rest on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 28, at First Assembly of God with Rev. Lanis Lewis and Rev. Terry Bonds officiating. More...