February 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Young Miss pageant winners

The winners of the Lincoln Young Miss Pageant, held Tuesday, February 7, were (l-r) Savanah Jones; Leslie-Kate Duncan, second runner-up, Tiny Young Miss; Sheltania Graves, first runner-up, Tiny Young More...

Debbie Justice is hired as the new chamber of commerce administrator

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Setting charges

Subcontractors for John R. Walker, Inc. prepare to blast away granite hindering the installation of sewer lines on Thomas Lane Post Road in the Black Jack Community. More...

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Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

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.  More...

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...

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Across The Savannah

Dreams of Eldorado

The desire to strike it rich can be overwhelming. No wonder a mythical city with an enchanting name, Eldorado, proved so alluring through the ages. Eldorado, a city abounding with gold. More...

Obituaries

Mark Enos Anthony

Mr. Mark Enos Anthony, 57, entered into rest Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at GHSU Hospital in Augusta, Ga.  A memorial services was conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 12, at Goshen Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Adams officiating. More...

Kyle Danner Mercer

Kyle Danner Mercer, 22, of Midwest City died Saturday, February 4, 2012 in Midwest City, Oklahoma.  Funeral services were held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 9, at Life Church located 6809 E. Reno Avenue in Midwest City.  More...

Joyce Amelia Paradise Fortson

Mrs. Joyce Amelia Paradise Fortson, 74, of Rome, Ga., entered into rest Friday, February 10, 2012 at her residence.  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...

Walker requests an extension for Black Jack sewer project

“Time is crucial,” said Roby Seymour, director of the Lincoln County Public Works Department, in response to a request for a 90-day extension made by John R. More...

Board will start performance review of tax assessor’s office

Grant Hilton, an appraiser with the Georgia Department of Revenue, and two other appraisers from Lee and Burke counties will arrive in Lincolnton on Monday, February 27, for a performance review.  More...

Settlement may be an issue with new 378 bridge

The Georgia DOT has placed monitors on one of the 13 columns or bents, which will support the new bridge currently under construction across the Savannah River, linking Lincoln and McCormick counties.  The new bridge is located approximately 10 More...

Registering early for Little League can save money

Registration for Lincoln County Little League Baseball and Softball is underway at three convenient locations: F & M Bank, Cliatt Crossing, and the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex on Rowland-York Road.  The deadline is Saturday, March 10.&nb More...

NAACP Banquet to be held 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...

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Clarifying statements

TO THE EDITOR  Last week’s letter to the editor by Mr. Andy Seigler once again raises the issue of tax relief for our citizens, however, it contains a number of inaccurate statements which I feel need correcting or clarifying.  More...

So much to be proud of

TO THE EDITOR  The annual Chamber Banquet was indeed an evening that shall be treasured for some time. It was a true testimony to Lincoln County.  More...

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February declared CTAE Month

The City of Lincolnton Mayor, Henry Brown, visited Lincoln County High School on Monday, February 6, to sign a proclamation designating the month of February as “Career, Technical, and Agricult More...

Leathersville News

. Marion and Hilda Cliatt and Nobie Dean Hawes were Tuesday afternoon visitors in the William Bentley home.  . Elaine Timmerman and Lisa Mahaffey spent Saturday afternoon with their parents, William and Lee Bentley.  . More...

April Lynn Tankersley to wed Skyler Doak Davis April 7

Mr. and Mrs. JC Ashmore are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, April Lynn Tankersley to Skyler Doak Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Davis of Winder, Ga.  More...