February 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Marshall, Wetherington are awarded football scholarships

Two Red Devils have been awarded scholarships to play football at the college level.  Jetavius Marshall signed a contract to play for South Carolina State, and Dalton Wetherington, Valdosta State, at a ceremony held in the LCHS Media Center on W More...

YMCA program teaches students about operation of state, local governments

In order to fulfill its mission of giving children the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive, the Family Y is about the business of building strong minds in Lincoln County.  Twenty-three tenth-graders at LCHS are currently participating in the More...

Reed plays Prince Charming in production of ‘Cinderella’

Tom Reed, a sophomore at Augusta State University, is playing the role of Prince Charming in the ASU Opera Ensemble’s production of Rogers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.”  The production is scheduled for Friday and Saturd More...

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Republican party to elect delegates at meeting March 10

The Lincoln County Republican Party will convene Precinct Mass Meeting to elect delegates and alternate delegates to the Lincoln County Republican Party Convention on Saturday, March 10, 2012. The County Convention will convene at 10:00 a.m. More...

Corps extends deadline to lease Little River Marina

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District has extended the deadline to receive applications to lease the 29-acre site formerly known as the Little River Marina and Family Resort in Appling, Ga., (Columbia County) on J. More...

Corps will host three turkey hunts at Bussey Point in April

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District will host three turkey hunts this spring in the Bussey Point Management Area at Clarks Hill Lake.  More...

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Capitol Update

We returned to the House chamber on Monday, January 23, to begin our third legislative week of the 2012 session.  In our first week, we heard Governor Deal deliver his State of the State Address, and last week we began working on the state budge More...

Across The Savannah

Hoboes, Tramps, & Bums

Seems I’ve been on a train kick. Well that’s all right, we’ll keep rolling along. 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.  AA meeting   More...

Lee proposes annexation to accommodate RV park

A plan to locate an RV (recreational vehicle) park in the City of Lincolnton was discussed at the regular meeting of the mayor and council held Monday, February 6.  Tommy Lee, of Lee Builders, Inc., approached the council to see if there was any More...

Dr. Yvonne Shaw will be guest speaker at NAACP banquet at Lincoln Center

Dr. Yvonne J. Shaw, a former elementary school principal and associate professor of education at Paine College, will be the guest speaker at the annual Lincoln County NAACP Banquet to be held Saturday, February 25, at 6 p.m. More...

Hogan charged with shooting an Augusta man

Norris Hogan, 52, of Chamberlain Ferry Road, was arrested on Friday, February 3, for allegedly shooting Ronnie D. Simmons, 31, of Augusta.  According to Lincoln County Sheriff Gerald S. More...

Early voting starts Feb. 13 for Super Tuesday primary

Early voting in the Presidential Preference Primary will begin Monday, February 13, and continue through Friday, March 2, at the Lincoln County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office, located in The Lincoln Center at 160 May Avenue.  More...

Residents should be aware of new golf cart legislation

A new law went into effect last month that will make cruising up and down the streets of Lincolnton in a golf cart a bit more difficult.  Senate Bill 240 creates a new class of motor vehicles known as personal transportation vehicles or golf car More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I have a friend in Valdosta who is suffering right now with a kidney stone, one of those things that enter your body, wreck havoc with your insides, and then try to find the most difficult and most painful way to exit.  More...

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Weight loss resolutions

Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to lose weight? When setting weight goals, be realistic and consider your age, frame, and amount of muscle mass on your body. More...

People

Williams wins system-level spelling bee competition

Catfish plates will be sold to benefit Eddie Jones, who needs help offsetting medical and other various expenses, Sat., Feb. 11, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and may be picked up at Southern Classic Realty parking lot at the hotel.  More...

Leathersville News

. Kenneth and Donna Abel visited with William and Lee Bentley Thursday afternoon.  . William and Lee Bentley spent Monday night and Tuesday with Elaine and Raymond Timmerman.  . More...

Spelling bee winners

The Lincoln County Elementary School Spelling Bee winners for the second nine wees were: back row (L-r): Campbell Robertson, Ben McKinney, Amari Freeman, Leslie Turnbull, Gregory Willingham, Brianna More...