March 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Grammy nominee to present concert at New Hope Baptist

Two-time Grammy nominee Archie Jordan is scheduled to appear in concert at New Hope Baptist Church Sunday, March 25, at 11 a.m.  During the service, the singersongwriter will share the story of the triumphs and struggles of his life through word More...

Meeting to be held at LCHS for community

An “Everything You Want or Need to Know About LCHS Plus More” seminar will be held Tuesday, March 26, beginning at 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria.  The event is being sponsored by the school’s administrators and staff.  More...

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Volunteers needed to measure rain, snow and hail here

Have you ever heard the phrase, “That rain doesn’t fall the same on all”? That is one of the many reasons behind the CoCoRaHS Program. More...

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Across The Savannah

The Poetry That Is Ironwork

What have man wrought? Well let’s start with iron, wrought iron. Favored for ornamental fences and gates it’s an aspect of the South that’s as southern as biscuits and molasses, as southern as sunshine and magnolias.  More...

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Fishing Creek to hold a country supper March 24

There will be a country cooking supper at Fishing Creek Baptist Church Saturday, March 24 from 6 - 8 p.m.  The cost for the all-you-can-eat supper is $8.00. All food is prepared by church members and friends. More...

Leathersville News

. Pat Leech will be going to town to meet her daughter-in-law, Jo, to go shopping on Thursday. May God go with us for a good time.  . Nancy Bailey enjoyed visiting with Bob and Trudelle Leopard this past Saturday.  . More...

Mission trip to El Salvador

The MAPS construction team from First Assembly of God recently traveled to Santa Ana, El Salvador to construct a church building for the people of God of Justice church.  More...

Lace up your running shoes for annual walk/run April 7

The“RaceN2Spring,”sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce and the Lincolnton Athletic Club, will be held Saturday, April 7.  The 5K (3.1 miles) walk/run for ages 10 and up is set to start at 9 a.m. More...

County designated as ‘Work Ready’ by governor’s office

Lincoln County is among seven newly Certified Work Ready Communities.  The announcement was made recently by the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development.  More...

Students get a taste of various occupations at LCHS Career Fair

Over 350 students and their parents took part in a career fair held recently in the LCHS Cafeteria.  The event was sponsored by the school’s CTAE (Career, Technical, and Agriculture Education) department.  The goal of the fair was to More...

Glenn Chappelear will present fishing demonstration Monday

Glenn Chappelear, professional bass fisherman, will share fishing tips and conduct a casting demonstration on Monday, March 19, beginning at 6:30 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I accompanied my sister to a doctor’s appointment today and realized, not for the first time, that going the doctor, any kind of doctor, is a big pain in the derrière.  Obviously not feeling well or she’d have stayed home in bed unde More...

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Activities planned at the MACK

The following is what is going on at the McCormick Art Council at the Keturah (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

William Colton Baldwin

William Colton Baldwin, 2 months, entered into rest Sunday, March 4, 2012 at his residence.  A celebration of his life was held at 2 p.m. More...

Christine G. Drinkard

Mrs. Christine G. Drinkard, 91, formerly of Drinkard Street, Lincolnton, entered into rest Wednesday, March 7, 2012.  Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 11 in the Lincolnton City Cemetery.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting   The Lincolnton Lions Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at The Lincoln County Library. Call Jim Butler at 706-359- 4114 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359- 1258for more information.  AA meeting   More...