March 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Relay committee seeks new teams to help fight cancer

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the 2012 Lincoln County Relay for Life Planning Committee would like to encourage community members and local businesses to join in the fight against cancer by taking part in the upcoming relay.  This year&r More...

Chief urges walkers to use caution; reports on arrests and incidents

Lincolnton Police Chief Jim Justice urged local residents, who walk in the city early in the morning or late at night, to use caution.  According to the chief, he has noticed several people walking for exercise in the early morning hours, wearin More...

Band prepares for St. Patrick’s Day

Members of the LCHS Red Devil Pride Marching Band practice their moves in preparation for their appearance in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Savannah. More...

News

Turkey hunting season gets underway across state Sat.

Hunters are eagerly anticipating opening day of the Georgia turkey hunting season coming on Saturday, March 24 and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) anticipates that the 2012 season should be a good one.&n More...

CCLC reports on March meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met March 15, 6:30 p.m. at the public library. President Al Bean opened the meeting. Vice president Linda Burns welcomed members and guests. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Seat of Power

Law-abiding Georgians love their courthouses and well they should. Georgia has one of America’s great collections of courthouses. The buildings range from Greek Revival to International Style. More...

People

Leathersville News

. Nancy Bailey, Mandy and Brad Rogers, Lee Quarles, Brenda Bowick and Lee and William Bentley have been visitors of Dollie Smalley and Jan and Kerry Whitener.  . More...

Hattie Bell Murray honored with surprise birthday dinner

A surprise birthday dinner for Ms. Hattie Bell Murray (aka Lady) was held on Sunday, February 19, 2012, at the Gordon Conference Center in Fort Gordon Ga.  More...

SADD presents Talent Showcase

Headline-Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Presents LCHS Talent Showcase  The LCHS Chapter of SADD or Students Against Destructive Decisions hosted a Talent Showcase on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 in the high school auditorium.  More...

Board hears concerns about eliminating business program

Concerns were heard at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education regarding the group’s decision to eliminate the business program at LCHS due to financial reasons.  The meeting took place Tuesday, March 13, with a large More...

Training for hospice volunteers to be held at Morningside Sat.

Morningside Baptist Church will host an information and training session for hospice volunteers Saturday, March 24, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. More...

Line drive to left

Mikey McIntire pops a line drive to left during game one of a double header against Social Circle. More...

Archie Jordan to appear at New Hope Baptist Sunday

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...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Because of a deluge of “challenges” at my house the last few months I have failed to get my hair highlighted (for those of you who don’t know, that means dyed to take away the gray).  More...

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Clarifying sponsorship

TO THE EDITOR:  We wanted to take this opportunity to clarify the reasoning behind our inability to sponsor this year’s Grill & Chill as fully as we have the past two years.  More...

Obituaries

Mary Alice Bonds Evans

Mrs. Mary Alice Bonds Evans, 81, of Dallas Street, entered into rest March 13, 2012 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 15 at Faith Harvest Fellowship Church with Revs. 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...