March 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

FOL officers for 2012

Serving as officers of the Lincoln County Friends of the Library (FOL) for 2012 are (seated, l-r) Tesa Gunby, publicity chairman; Faye Butler, projects chairman; Nicole Kelley, board member; (standin More...

Lincolnton UMC will host music service April 6

The Lincolnton United Method­ist Church Praise Band will host a contemporary music service on Good Friday, beginning at 7:30 p.m.  More...

Seventeen young ladies to vie for title of Miss LCMS tonight

Seventeen young ladies in grades six through eight will take part in the annual Miss LCMS Pageant set for tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

For you whose husbands travel for a living, and after realizing mine did for almost 20 years, I can certainly empathize with you. More...

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Capitol Update

On Monday, March 19th, we returned to the Gold Dome to begin our 34th leg­islative day of the 2012 session. More...

Obituaries

Zella S. Bennett

Mrs. Zella S. Bennett, 73, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest March 24, 2012 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington, Ga. following an extended battle with cancer.  A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at a later date.  More...

Johnnie Eugene Calhoun

Mr. Johnnie Eugene Calhoun of Lincolnton, passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at Doctors Hospital. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 11 at Prices Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Marilyn Cullars officiating. More...

Charles Edward Eichem

Mr. Charles Edward “Chuck” Eichem, 81, of McCormick, S.C., entered into rest March 19, 2012 at University Hospital, Augusta, Ga.  A memorial services was held at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 23 from McCormick First Baptist Church.  More...

BOE hears goals presented by system department heads

Department heads presented their plans and goals for the 2012-2013 school year and beyond to the Lin­coln County Board of Education at a continuation of its March 6 meet­ing held Thursday, March 22.  More...

Holy Week Services will be held throughout the county

Community Holy Week Ser­vices will be held Monday, April 2, through Friday, April 6, at vari­ous churches throughout Lincoln County.  The services are set to begin at 12 noon each day, with lunch served by the host church at 12:30 p.m.  The More...

Jazz band to host dessert concert at LCHAS tonight

The “Second Annual Jazz Band Dessert Concert,” sponsored by the Lincoln County Middle and High School Jazz Band, will take place Thursday (tonight) at 7 p.m. in the LCHS Cafeteria.  More...

First Assembly will present passion play for community

First Assembly of God will pres­ent a passion play Sunday, April 1 (Palm Sunday), and Monday, April 2, beginning at 7 p.m. each eve­ning.  The work is being presented by the Sanctuary Choir, under the di­rection of Rev. More...

Panic over sirens leads to arrest of Lincolnton men

They don’t call it dope for noth- ing.  The lights and sirens of emergen- cy vehicles, responding to a wreck on East Robert Toombs Avenue in Washington, may have panicked two Lincolnton men into tossing out a pound of marijuana – rig More...

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Across The Savannah

A1A, The Road to Burma-Shave

Long ago we took great vaca- tions. Simple trips not ruined by inflation. This might be a column to save especially if you remember A1A and Burma-Shave.  —  More...

People

Staying active

The Family YMCA hosted a Potluck-O-the-Irish for their Active Older Adult class at the Lincoln County Recreation Gym on Mon- day, March 19. More...

Leathersville News

. Whitney and Courtney Owens surprised their Nana, Nancy Bailey, with a visit this weekend.  . Audrey Crump’s family members came Sunday, March 25 for a get together. More...

Martha J. Ashmore to wed Daniel Alan Austin May 12

Mr. and Mrs. Robert (PotGutt) William Ashmore, Jr., of Lincolnton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Martha Joanne to Daniel Alan Austin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Austin of Lincolnton and Ms. Sandra Lopez of Evans, Ga.  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...