February 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Three suspects sought in armed robbery at hotel

A home-invasion type robbery took place recently at The Cullars Inn.  According to Jim Justice, chief of police for the City of Lincolnton, Phillip Plymel, 55, of Griffin, Georgia, reported that three unknown persons kicked in the door to his ro More...

CTAE Dept. to sponsor career fair in cafeteria

The Career, Technical, and Agriculture Education (CTAE) Department at LCHS is set to host its annual career fair on Tuesday, February 28.  The event will take place from 1:15 to 4 p.m. More...

LCES, LCMS are designated as Title I ‘Schools of Distinction’

Both LCES and LCMS have made AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) for nine consecutive years.  2012 also marks the seventh year in a row they have been named “Title I Distinguished Schools” by the Georgia Department of Education.  More...

Board of elections looks at a breakdown of voting statistics

A snapshot of the voting patterns of local electors is currently on display in the lobby of the Lincoln County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office, located in The Lincoln Center.  A countywide breakdown by age appears below:  6 More...

News

Corps announces reductions in season and visitor services

The Savannah District, U.S. More...

LCES kindergarten registration to be held March 7th

LCES Kindergarten registration will be held on Wednesday, March 7th between 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Your rising kindergartner must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2012. 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...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Stranger than Strange Swamps

When I worked in film one of my early assignments was writing a script about Carolina bays, perhaps North America’s most unusual landform. The subject intrigued me on two levels. One, I have always found swamps alluring. More...

Obituaries

Ruth Chandler Power

Ruth Chandler Power, 76, of Lincolnton passed away at the Medical College of Georgia following a period of declining health.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. 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...

BOE cuts positions to help offset $1.3 million deficit

The Lincoln County Board of Education cut 13 positions in an effort to help offset the $1.3-million deficit projected for FY 2013.  The action was taken at the regular meeting of the board held Tuesday, February 14.  More...

Voters urged to cast ballots early in upcoming Presidential Primary

Early voting in the Presidential Preference Primary will 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...

Charles Folger signs walk-on agreement with Univ. of Tenn.

Red Devil Charles Folger signed a preferred walk-on agreement to play defensive end and/or tight end for the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.  The signing ceremony took place in the LCHS Media Center on Tuesday, February 14, in the presence More...

Lincolnton UMC to host spring consignment sale

The Lincolnton United Methodist Church will be hosting its annual Spring and Summer Kids Consignment Sale today (Thursday) through Saturday, February 25, in the church fellowship hall.  More...

Working for economic development

Tina Hutcheson (c), Team Georgia manager for Region Seven of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), recently met with Alana Burke and Kevin Beggs, members of the Lincolnton City Council, More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Christmas is gone but not the lesson I once learned that I’ll never forget and, in light of a friend’s recent medical diagnosis; I believe it’s worth telling again.  More...

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Doss speaks at CCLC meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met at the public library February 16 at 6:30 p.m. President Linda Burns opened the meeting. John Kennedy gave the invocation. More...

People

Goldman recognized for service

The Lincoln County Cattlemen's Association held its first meeting of 2012 on February 13. More...

All smiles at Wee Wisdom

Wee Wisdom Little School was “all smiles” when Dr. Griffin visited the center on Wednesday, February 8, 2012. More...

Leathersville News

. Jackie Bonner visited with William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon.  . Elaine and Raymond Timmerman visited on Thursday afternoon. Chuck and Lisa Mahaffey visited Saturday afternoon.  . More...